October 2, 2018

Patti LaBelle to Headline The Executive Leadership Council’s 2018 Recognition Gala

— The ELC to Honor JPMorgan Chase & Co. and The Hill Family During a Special Ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC on October 11, […]
October 1, 2018

National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS 2018 Gospel Extravaganza – Thursday, October 25, 2018

Event to Feature Live Performances by Grammy-nominated Recording Artists Richard Smallwood and JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise at Harlem’s Aaron Davis Hall NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ […]
September 28, 2018

Elaine Brown’s Self-Titled Black Forum/Motown Album Reissued On Vinyl LP

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Elaine Brown, the rare, self-titled album from the first and only female Chair of the Black Panther Party, is reissued on vinyl […]
September 21, 2018

Spelman College Awarded $5.4 Million Grant from the Walton Family Foundation for Atlanta University Center Initiative to Increase Diversity in Museum Field

ATLANTA, Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Spelman College announced today that it has received a $5.4 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to establish the Atlanta University Center Collective for […]
September 20, 2018

The First Annual BedStuy Film Festival Comes to Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The purpose of the BedStuy Film Festival (“BSFF”) is to provide a platform through which films from diverse perspectives can be showcased. […]
September 20, 2018

Before Wakanda, There Was Greenwood: Author KT Alozie Releases Books on “Black Wall Street”

Black Wall Street Books builds awareness of prosperous community and its demise through two new stories WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Like many who watched Black Panther this […]
September 13, 2018

Nielsen Examines The Digital Habits And Impact Of Black Consumers

More than half of African Americans were born and raised in the digital age, changing the face of brand engagement, content creation and consumption in the […]
August 31, 2018

A Final Farewell To Aretha Franklin After Her Death To Pancreatic Cancer

Disease is Third Leading Cause of Cancer Death in United States; Expected to Become Second Leading Cause by 2020 MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Aug. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Aretha Franklin’s […]
August 27, 2018

UPDATE – “A People’s Tribute to the Queen” Celebrating Aretha Franklin Will Be Held August 30 at Chene Park Detroit Amphitheatre

DETROIT, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — More than 40 performing artists will salute the life and legacy of the Queen of Soul Aretha Louise Franklin during “A People’s Tribute […]
August 22, 2018

TIDAL and MTN Announce Trailblazing Partnership Bringing Pioneering Music and Video Streaming Service to Millions of Customers Across Africa, Starting with Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Partnership kicks off in Uganda with three key activities Launch Press Conference on Wednesday 22nd August 2018 Artists Collaboration Conference on Thursday 27th September 2018 […]
August 21, 2018

Radio Host And Former Congressman Joe Walsh Announces Chicago Speaking Series “Black And White, Uncomfortable Conversations” With WVON Morning Show’s Maze Jackson

CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, nationally syndicated radio host Joe Walsh, announced a series of Chicago focused political discussions alongside Maze Jackson, host of Chicago’s WVON Morning Show. The four “Black and […]
August 21, 2018

Historian Writes First Comprehensive Biography of Tennis Legend and Civil Rights Icon Arthur Ashe

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — While Arthur Ashegained fame for his brilliance on the tennis court, it was his commitment to advancing causes such as civil […]