1 Million Fans and Followers:      
Search Jobs | Submit News

About Us

Dante Lee, editor of BlackNews.com, launched the website in the year 2000 as an online news platform featuring the latest news for and about African Americans. For more than 20 years, this has been our mission.

BlackNews.com is owned and financed by Diversity City Media/ Dante Lee International, which also owns BlackPR.com where paid press releases are turned into articles and published/distributed via this website and its affiliate social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Threads.

Dante Lee, the company’s owner, founder, and CEO, is an HBCU graduate from Bowie State University. He launched the company when he was still a student on campus, and over the past two decades, has acquired, built, and nurtured an empire of successful web properties that have contributed to Black culture, awareness, and empowerment.