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Great-Granddaughter of Booker T. Washington Releases Her Latest Book

Sarah Washington O'Neal, author of 'Blueprint Excellence'

After eight years in the making, Dr. Rush releases her fourth book Nationwide — Dr. Sarah Washington O’Neal Rush, great-granddaughter of Booker T. Washington, releases her fourth book, Blueprint to […]

Publisher of Popular Ethiopian Children’s Books Collaborates With IBBY Ethiopia For Exciting New International Developments

Ethiopians reading children's books

Nationwide — The Ethiopian Section of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY Ethiopia) and Open Hearts Big Dreams (OHBD) are proud to announce two developments as part […]

Author Kim L. Dulaney's New Book is an Open Letter to R. Kelly, A Candid Reflection on Celebrity Culture and Its Impact

This and That bookcover

The author of ‘Star Struck’ deep dives into the complexities of abuse, cancel culture, and redemption. Nationwide — Kim L. Dulaney, acclaimed author and cultural commentator, releases her latest book, […]

16-Year-Old Black Author Releases Children’s Book Teaching Young People to Always Believe in Themselves

Don't Count Me Out by Alicen M. Felder

Nationwide — Alicen M. Felder, a 16-year-old author from Detroit, has released her latest book Don’t Count Me Out, to teach young people to always believe in themselves regardless of […]

Black Twin Sisters Acquire Former Plantation Where Their Ancestors Were Enslaved

Jo and Jenny Banner

Nationwide — Twin sisters Jo and Joy Banner have made a significant move to reclaim their family’s heritage and protect the environment by acquiring the historic Woodland Plantation in LaPlace, […]

HBCU Basketball Team Visits the White House More Than 60 Years After Winning Championship

Tennessee A&I Tigers

Nationwide — More than 60 years after their historic championship victories, the Tennessee A&I Tigers, the first HBCU team to claim a national basketball title, were finally honored at the […]

Georgia Pastor and Car Dealer Accused of Stealing Identities, Defrauding Customers Now in Custody

Pastor Reveckeyo R.A. Hill

Nationwide — Reveckeyo “R.A.” Hill, a pastor from Georgia who also runs a car dealership, was reportedly arrested following warrants for theft by deception and identity fraud at his car […]

Pediatrician and Mom of 3 Opens First Black-Owned Virtual Autism Clinic

Dr. Hokehe Eko

Nationwide — Dr. Hokehe Eko, a Board-Certified Pediatrician, Integrative Medicine specialist, and mother of 3, is also the Founder and CEO of Glow Pediatrics, the first Black-owned virtual autism clinic […]

Black-Owned Skincare Company to Host 2-Day Event For Women of Color

Nuekie Black skincare event

Nationwide — Nuekie, an innovative skincare company for people of color, is proud to announce its inaugural Nuekie Beauty Durbar taking place from June 15-16 at the Hampton Roads Convention […]

Largest Platform For HBCU Recruiting Celebrates 25 Years With DEI Conference and Career Fair

HBCU Connect event

Nationwide — HBCU Connect, the largest online platform for professional networking within the HBCU student and alumni community, is partnering with the DC Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance (DCHBCUAA), Inc. to […]

This Black Motivational Speaker, Raised By a Single Mom, Now Addresses 1,000's at HBCUs and More

Coach Travis Johnson

Nationwide — Coach Travis Johnson, raised by a single mother, is a leading motivational speaker commanding large audiences at HBCUs and other organizations. Johnson speaks to upwards of 10,000 people […]

New Book Empowers Single Black Moms and Teenage Boys With No Father Figure

Book of Remembrance

Nationwide — In his groundbreaking new book, Book of Remembrance, author Righteous One plumbs the depths of history, science and contemporary society, delivering powerful solutions to eliminating Black on Black […]

Black Doctor's Head-to-Toe Health Book Empowers African American Women to Live a Phenomenal Life

Melody T. McCloud

Nationwide — If anyone wonders why today’s Black women need a health book geared specifically to them, look no further than BLACK WOMEN’S WELLNESS: Your “I’ve Got This!” Guide to […]

Chicago Culture Ball’s Success Reinforce Eventnoire’s Position as a Leader in the Events Industry

Chicago Culture Ball

Recording Artist Twista Receives the Legend Award Event Hosted by Val Warner & Tone Kapone Nationwide — Eventnoire, an emerging leader in the event marketing and online ticketing industry, which […]

Celebrity Black Chef Invests 7 Figures in Prestigious University to Revive Its Culinary Arts Program

Ameer Natson

Launch of “The Relationship Cheat Code” leads to Exciting Collaboration with St. Thomas University Nationwide — Esteemed celebrity chef and author Ameer Natson has committed a multi-million-dollar investment to sponsor […]

Former Marketing Director For Dr. Dre Launches Book for Black Women, Helping Them Set the World Ablaze

Tashion Macon, author 'Coming in Hot'

Nationwide — Dr. Tashion Macon, a first-generation college graduate, announces the release of her groundbreaking book, Coming in Hot: A Blueprint for Black Women Setting the World Ablaze. Dr. Macon […]

HBCU Grad Releases "Bae-ffirmations," Empowering Affirmations For Black Men and Women

HE Thompson, Jr. author of Bae-ffirmations book

Nationwide — Dive into the heart of inspiration with the launch of Bae-ffirmations: Empowering Affirmations for Black Women by Black Men, a groundbreaking book and audiobook by H.E. Thompson Jr., […]

Black Author/Creator's Coloring Book Series Addresses Mental Health Issues, Bullying and Suicide

Henderson Vaughn

Nationwide — Meet Henderson Vaughan, the mastermind behind The Real Adventures Of Captain85, a coloring book for Black children that has proven to be a powerful tool to raise awareness […]

From Badges to Business: Sonya Ofchus Shares Secrets to Thriving Amidst Recession and Career Transitions

Sonya Ofchus

Nationwide — In a compelling new interview, Sonya Ofchus, a trailblazing entrepreneur and former law enforcement officer, reveals her hard-won insights on navigating career transitions and thriving in economic uncertainty. […]

Meet the Black Woman From Detroit Making History in Heavy Demolition and Construction

Lauren Davis

Nationwide — Meet Lauren Davis, a proud African American woman from Detroit, Michigan, who’s defying stereotypes as a heavy equipment operator, making her the first woman in her company to […]

Black Physician Creates Guide to Transform Postpartum Care for Mothers

Dr. Erika Chowa

Nationwide — Phindile Erika Chowa, MD has seen firsthand the challenges moms face after arriving home. As an emergency medicine physician and owner of EMCare2U, a medical concierge practice, she […]

OJ Simpson Dies at 76 After 2-Month Battle With Prostate Cancer

OJ Simpson

Nationwide — Orenthal James “O.J.” Simpson has sadly passed away after being diagnosed earlier this year with prostate cancer. He was 76 years old. The shocking news has been confirmed […]

New Film Executive Produced by NBA Star Anthony Davis and Directed by Raven Magwood Goodson Set For Digital Release

Finding Tony film executive produced by Anthony Davis

Nationwide — The highly anticipated independent film Finding Tony, directed by Raven Magwood Goodson and executive produced by NBA star Anthony Davis, is set to make its debut premiere on […]

Founder of Black Woman-Owned Company Ranks No. 1 on Inc. Magazine's Fastest-Growing Companies in Illinois

Shayna Atkins

Nationwide — Inc. magazine has revealed that AtkCo, launched by Founder and CEO Shayna Atkins, is No. 3 on its fourth annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Midwest list, the most prestigious […]

The BOSS Network & Sage Awards $250K in Grants to the Divine Nine Sororities

Sage Boss Network grant recipients

Nationwide — Announcing the recipients of the 2024 Invest in Progress Grant, a collaborative initiative by Sage and The BOSS Network. This partnership has seen Sage commit funding over three […]

Tyler Perry Confirms That 'Sister Act 3' is Still in the Works

Whoopi Goldberg and Tyler Perry

Nationwide — Tyler Perry recently confirmed that Sister Act 3 is still in the works and moving forward. He expressed his excitement about the project, acknowledging that it’s been a […]

MC Lyte, Maxwell, New Edition, Ne-Yo, Kem, Fantasia, and SWV to Headline 2024 Cincinnati Music Festival

MC Lyte, Maxwell, and New Edition

Prime seating and hotel accommodations are available and selling fast Nationwide — Premier ticket and hotel reseller, Berrywise Enterprise is providing ticket and hotel packages for the 2024 Cincinnati Music […]

Black Founder Launches New Line of Military Caps With Silk Liners in Retail Stores Nationwide

Natasha Hinds

Meet Natasha Hinds, a retired U.S. Army veteran who is also the founder and CEO of Keep Your Hair Headgear, a pioneering Black-owned brand dedicated to promoting hair and scalp […]

1,000’s of Young Black Women to be Empowered by Former Victim of Childhood Molestation Who is Now an Author/ Activist

Adeola Oladele

Nationwide — Adeola Oladele is a beacon of hope and a testament to the resilience of the human spirit. Born and raised in Nigeria, Adeola’s early life was fraught with […]

79-Year-Old Black Grandmother Celebrates Owning Her First Home

Mae Bailey

Nationwide — Mae Bailey, an African American mother of five from Little Rock, Arkansas, has fulfilled a lifelong dream at the age of 79 as she became a first-time homeowner.

Black-Owned School Created by HBCU Grad Launches New Curriculum Teaching Generational Wealth

Ruby Taylor

Nationwide — Financial Joy School, a free financial education platform devoted to closing the racial wealth gap, is proud to announce the launch of its groundbreaking initiative called the “We […]

Black Woman With Autism Makes History, Releases Her 30th Children’s Book

Ayanna Davis

Nationwide — Ayanna Davis, an African American woman known as “Phenomenally Autistic,” has recently illustrated her 30th children’s book. She is an award-winning artist and Autism Advocate. Via her books […]

Black Woman From Kentucky Quit Her Job After Winning $90K Lottery

Reshawn Toliver

Nationwide — Reshawn Toliver, who is from Hopkinsville, Kentucky, couldn’t contain her excitement when she scratched off the winning numbers on five $5 Wild Cash Multiplier scratch-off tickets she bought […]

University of Michigan Names Its First Ever Black Woman Police Chief

Crystal James

Nationwide — Meet Crystal James, who was appointed as the new police chief at the University of Michigan. She steps into the role as the first Black person to lead […]

Black Autistic Teen Charges at California Police With Gardening Tool, Fatally Shot

Ryan Gainer

Nationwide — Ryan Gainer, a 15-year-old Black teen with autism, was fatally shot by deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. The incident has once again brought attention to […]

Singer Bobby Brown and His Wife Receive Honorary Doctorate Degrees

Bobby Brown and wife

Nationwide — R&B icon Bobby Brown and his wife, Alicia, recently received honorary doctorates in humanity from Leaders Esteem Christian Bible University. The honor recognizes their impactful charity work, especially […]

Woman Makes History as First Ever Black Female Captain in St. Paul Minnesota Fire Dept History

Brittney Baker

Nationwide — Brittney Baker, who was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, has made history as the first African American woman to achieve the rank of captain in the […]

Black Woman From St. Louis Officially Adopts 5 Siblings She Used to Babysit

La Tonya Ruff with her siblings and the judge

Nationwide — La Tonya Ruff, a African American woman from St. Louis, finally brought back together a family of five siblings after she tried for seven years to adopt or […]

Meet NASCAR's Youngest Black Driver, He's Currently an HBCU Student

Rajah Caruth, Youngest Black NASCAR driver

Nationwide — Meet Rajah Caruth, the youngest of the only four African American drivers in NASCAR. At just 21 years old, he is balancing his professional racing career while also […]

Black Woman From Mississippi, Last of 16 Siblings, Turns 100 Years Old

Arleaner Washington

Nationwide — Arleaner Washington, an African American woman from Biloxi, Mississippi, has turned 100 years old. Born on February 6, 1924, she marked this significant milestone with a heartfelt proclamation […]

10-Year-Old Black Girl From Indiana Honored For Saving Two People's Lives

Aneres Bellefont

Nationwide — Aneres Bellefont, a 10-year-old African American girl from Indiana, has been hailed as a hero for saving two people’s lives. She was honored with an award by Henry […]

Black Couple to File Lawsuit Against Chili's For Having to Pay Before Eating

Black couple suing Chili's

Nationwide — Markesha Futrell-Smith is filing a discrimination lawsuit after they were asked to pay upfront before placing an order at a Chili’s restaurant in Denver, Colorado. What’s more, the manager […]

Actress Raven-Symoné Mourns the Loss of Her Younger 31-Year-Old Brother

Raven-Symone and her brother, Blaize

Nationwide — Raven-Symoné is going through a tough time as she mourns the loss of her younger brother, Blaize Pearman, who passed away at the age of 31. The actress […]

Beyonce’s Backup Singer Who is Also an Uber Driver Serenades Her Passengers

Deanna Dixon, Rideshare Queen

Nationwide — Meet Deanna Dixon, a former backup singer for Beyoncé on her concert tours who is now known as “The Rideshare Queen” on TikTok for serenading her Uber passengers […]

Black Woman, Virginia Crossing Guard Retires After 56 Years on the Job

Elizabeth Stanton

Nationwide — Meet Elizabeth Stanton, an 83-year-old African American woman from Norfolk, Virginia who dedicated 56 years of her life to safeguarding local elementary school children. For more than five decades, […]

70-Year-Old Black Woman From Uganda Gives Birth to Healthy Twins

Safina Namukwaya

Nationwide — Safina Namukwaya, a 70-year-old woman from Uganda, is making headlines as one of the oldest mothers as she recently gave birth to twins via cesarean at a fertility […]

11-Year-Old Black Boy Makes History, Raises $233K For Charity

Murhaf Hamid

Nationwide — Meet Murhaf Hamid, an 11-year-old Black boy from Sweden who made history by collecting an astonishing $233,000 for the Majblomman (Mayflower) children’s charity. He went viral on social […]

13-Year-Old Black Teen Solves 34 Math Problems in 172 Seconds, Earns Full Scholarship

Nasara James Dabo

Nationwide — Meet Nasara James Dabo, a 13-year-old girl from Nigeria who has caught attention with her incredible feat. At the International Mathematical Olympiad, she solved 34 math problems in […]

34-Year-Old Black Mom of 5 Dying From Cancer is Writing a Book For Her Kids

Kourtni Smith

Nationwide — Kourtni Smith, a 34-year-old mother of five from St Mary’s County, Maryland, is currently battling terminal cancer with remarkable courage, aiming to inspire others and raise awareness about […]

21-Year Old Black Woman Makes History, Opens Homeless Shelter in Los Angeles

Miriam Haregot

Nationwide — Miriam Haregot, an African American woman from Los Angeles, who just turned 21 years old, has successfully an abandoned church into a homeless shelter. She is possibly the […]

6 Formerly Homeless Black Siblings From NYC Are All Now Becoming Nurses

Lawrence sisters

Nationwide — Six sisters, the Lawrence siblings from New York City, are now on their journey to fulfill their dreams of becoming nurses together after facing nearly a decade of […]

Black Woman Who Wanted to Get Pregnant Accidentally Given Abortion Pill

Tamika Thomas

Nationwide — Tamika Thomas, an African American woman from Las Vegas, Nevada undergoing IVF treatment, tragically lost her baby after her local pharmacy mistakenly provided her with abortion medication instead […]

Meet the 60-Year-Old Black Barber with Only One Functioning Arm

Harold Brown, one arm functioning barber

Nationwide — Harold Brown, a 60-year-old barber from New York City, proudly claims the title of “the best one-armed barber in the world.” With only his right arm skillfully working […]

White Student Becomes First Ever Female HBCU Football Player

Leilani Armenta

Nationwide — Leilani Armenta has become the first female football player for an HBCU team after she recently kicked off the game for Jackson State against Bethune-Cookman. Her historic feat […]

Mo'Nique Wants CBS to Fairly Compensate Her and Actress Countess Vaughn For "The Parkers"

Mo'Nique and Countess Vaughn

Nationwide — Mo’Nique, known for her role in The Parkers, is urging CBS to provide fair compensation for herself and her co-star Countess Vaughn, as they seek recognition for their […]