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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., […]

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 […]

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 […]

First Black Woman Skateboard Artist Makes History, Takes Center Stage at First Solo Museum Exhibit

Latosha Stone-Keagy

Nationwide — The Richmond Art Museum is proud to host an inspiring exhibition by Latosha Stone-Keagy, also known as ToshaIsGnarly, celebrating women’s empowerment, skateboarding, diversity, and the influence of anime […]

Black Grandmother, Retired Educator Launches New Book Fair for Children of Color

Valerie J. Lewis Coleman

Nationwide — On Saturday, July 27th, Valerie J. Lewis Coleman, a 60-year-old African American grandmother and former teacher, will host the When I See Me™ BIPOC Children’s Book Fair as […]

Meet the Black Dad and His 6-Year-Old Son Who are Developing a New Video Game

John and Logan Saunders

Nationwide — John Saunders, and his 6-year-old game designer son, Logan, are the masterminds behind a new video game in the making called “Pigeon’s Mission.” Produced via their company, Glowing […]

Meet the Owner of the Only Black-Owned Motorcycle Drag Racing Cup Series

Broderick Jackson

Nationwide — Broderick “Hollywood” Jackson, the Founder and CEO of Hollywood Drag Racing Production (HDRP), a Black-owned Atlanta, Georgia-based company, is seeking to revolutionize the world of motorcycle drag racing […]

Motown Legend Billy Griffin to Release New Country Song Remix in Historic Collaboration

Billy Griffin and DJ OG.O.N.E.

Nationwide — In a groundbreaking collaboration, David Jackson, aka DJ O.G.ONE, the acclaimed Official DJ of the Portland Trailblazers and CEO of O.G. Productions Inc., is set to play a […]

12-Year-Old Black Actress on Broadway Makes History as Young Nala in 'The Lion King'

Nia Thompson

Nationwide — Meet Nia Thompson, the 12-year-old star shining on Broadway’s stage as Young Nala in The Lion King. With a passion for the stage that ignited at a young […]

Founder of Black-Owned Independent Baseball League Launches 30 Games in 30 Days

Mike Mayden, Founder of ALOOO

Nationwide — Mike Mayden, a former major-league baseball scout and now the Founder of A League of Our Own (ALOOO), the only Black-owned independent baseball league in the United States, […]

10-Year-Old Black Girl Starring in Tyler Perry’s BET Series is Also a Model and Best-Selling Author

Amani Diggs

Nationwide — At just 10 years old, Amani Diggs has already distinguished herself as an extraordinary blend of intellect, vivacity, and leadership, captivating audiences both on and off the stage. […]

Devon Howard, Former Member of 90's Boy Band, Releases Long-Awaited Album ‘Morning Son’

Devon Howard

Nationwide — With the success of leading single ‘Forever and Always’ (2022) and the follow-up single, ‘Your Love Is,’ (2022) both reaching #1 on The Indie Soul Charts in both […]

Black Meetings & Tourism Magazine Celebrates 30th Anniversary with the Launch of the “Black America 250” National Initiative

Nationwide — As the exclusive award-winning African-American owned trade publication for the travel and hospitality industry, Black Meetings & Tourism magazine celebrates 30 years of publishing with the launching of […]

This 11-Year-Old Cowgirl Made History Competing at the First Nationally Televised Black Rodeo

Kortnee Solomon

Nationwide — Meet Kortnee Solomon, a fourth-generation Texas cowgirl who was only 11 years old when she competed in the first nationally televised Black rodeo back in 2021.

Black Mom Whose Book Features 116 "Love Letters" Written For and By Black Women is Planning a Documentary

Cherita Weatherspoon

Nationwide — In honor of Black History Month, Cherita Weatherspoon, the Founder and CEO of Spoonfed Motivation Publications, proudly presents an electrifying must-read and a possible documentary project for Love […]

7-Year-Old Makes History, First Black Girl to Win Tiny Miss Princess of America Pageant

Paris Epps

Nationwide — Meet Paris Epps, a 7-year-old African American girl from Tulsa, Oklahoma, who made history by becoming the first Black girl to win the national title of Tiny Miss […]

1,000's of Black Women Invited to Rediscover Joy at Transformative 3-Day Retreat in Maryland

Julian B. Kiganda

Nationwide — EMERGE Live!, a groundbreaking 3-day immersive retreat, will bring together visionary Black women from April 19 – 21, 2024 at the luxurious Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center […]

Founder Launches Line of Afrocentric Trophies and Recognition Awards for Colleges, Corporate, and Organizations of Color

Julius K Aboagye, Founder of African Heritage Collection

Nationwide — Meet Julius K. Aboagye, the Founder and Creative Director of African Heritage Collection, which produces stunning pieces of artwork that are also designed to celebrate and honor the […]

Grammy-Nominated Afrobeats Star, Ayra Starr, to Headline the Inaugural Midwest Cultural Fest

Ayra Starr

Nationwide — Ayra Starr, the Afrobeats diva nominated for a Grammy Award, will lead a star­ studded lineup of international and Haitian artists in celebration of the Midwest’s rich cultural […]

Publisher of Popular Ethiopian Children’s Books Continues to Garner International Recognition

Ethiopian children reading OHBD books

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

12-Year-Old Black Author Gets 4th Book Published in the Library of Congress

Nicholas Buamah

Nationwide — At 12 years old, Nicholas Buamah is a young African American author, producer and philanthropist who continues to defy expectations in the literary world with the release of […]

Black Children’s Books Are Being Banned, But This Black Author Launched a Global Movement to Celebrate Them

Veronica N. Chapman

Nationwide — Black children’s book bans are rising, but no ban can stop the power of the people. The third annual celebration of Black Children’s Book Week starts on February […]

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 […]

Chicago’s Larry Taylor Moves to Reunite Blues with Community

Larry Taylor

Nationwide — Blues singer and bandleader Larry Taylor intends to share his Chicago West Side legacy everywhere in 2024—by recording, film and live shows in your community. Originally a drummer, […]

Artist Yung Musa Lifts His Voice For His Latest Single "Black & Proud" With Accompanying Video/PSA

Yung Musa

Nationwide — Yung Musa’s new single “Black and Proud” (released through Soul Gemz Entertainment) is a black history tribute that is an introspective soul stirring look at the African American […]

Black Author of 15 Books Says Hip-Hop is Worth $30 Billion But Rappers Only See 5% of That

Ash Cash

Nationwide — Recent Nielsen data has revealed a significant shift in the music landscape, with rap dethroning rock as the dominant music genre in the United States. Hip-hop’s ever-strengthening hold on […]

Emerging Indie Artist to Release 5 New Love Songs Everyday During Valentine's Day Week

Jimmy Sol

Nationwide — They say that artists produce their best work from pain, and emerging artist Jimmy Sol Young knows that all too well. His new 5-song EP was born from […]

Inspirational Gospel and Soul Recording Artist Aspires to Awaken a Sense of Hope in New Book "In A Perfect World"

Perfect World book by Reggie Boone

Nationwide — Gospel Choice and Black Music Awards recording artist Reggie Boone’s raw memoir In a Perfect World: The Reggie Boone Story reveals a powerful true story of resilience. Boone […]

Black History Month Special: How AfroFuturism Benefits All of Us

Afrofuturism

By Stafford L. Battle, AfroFuturist Nationwide — AfroFuturism, a well-liked catchphrase, advocates that Black people will be important contributors to the future of humankind. People of color will be flamboyant […]

Fastest-Growing Black-Owned Wine Tour Expands to Over 16 Cities in 2024

Black women at Wine Crawl event

Nationwide — Wine Crawl, known for curating unique Food, Wine, and Spirits experiences, is thrilled to announce its expansion to over 16 cities across the United States. This exciting growth […]

Founder of Black-Owned Travel Company Celebrates 10 Years of Creating Over 600 Travel Experiences to 108 Countries

Ashley N. Company, founder of Jelani Travel

Nationwide — As Jelani Travel marks its 10th year of operation, the company has curated over 600 travel experiences, visited 108 countries, explored 6 continents, and ventured into 35 states. […]

Boston’s Premiere Performing Arts Center Celebrates the African American Experience With a Compilation of Poetry, Dance, Music and Scenes

Performers of Our Story

Nationwide — OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center – pioneers of innovative and dynamic performing arts programs that motivate, challenge, and inspire youth to be the best they can be – will […]

Entrepreneur Releases New 2024 Collector's Edition African American History Calendar

Kim D. Yarber, creator of 2024 African American History Calendar

Nationwide — Entrepreneur Kim D. Yarber via his company K.D. Yarber Publishing has released the 2024 Collector’s Edition African American History Calendar with champion names including:

Big Daddy Kane and Glenn Plummer Featured in Provoking New Film 'ElemenTory' From Vision Films and Directed by Terrence Arlyn

Elementory Movie

A High-tension Thriller That Stokes Fear And Awareness of the Flawed Systems Created to Serve and Protect Nationwide — Vision Films, Inc. (“Vision”) announces the Transactional VOD release of the […]

Black-Owned Seafood Restaurant in Las Vegas to Host Super Bowl Party Series

Sin City Seafood restaurant

Nationwide — Sin City Seafood Kitchen + Lounge, a Black-owned restaurant located in downtown Las Vegas just blocks from one of the city’s top tourist attractions Fremont Street, will present […]

Melanated Campout Returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway for Second Annual Family Meetup at Ambetter 400 Race

Melanated Campout

Nationwide — After a successful inaugural event, Melanated Campout is excited to announce its return to the Atlanta Motor Speedway for the second annual family meetup during the Ambetter 400 […]

Founder of Black-Owned Social Media Network, WeKinFolk, Celebrates 1.5 Million Visitors in Three Years

Ernest L. Manning, Founder of WeKinFolk

Nationwide — WeKinFolk, a digital diaspora is the online platform that celebrates over 500k site visits in 2023. It was launched in 2020 by IT Expert, Ernest L. Manning, fueled […]

Black-Owned Streaming Platform Releases Its First Original Film, “Workplace Drama,” Worldwide in Partnership With Tamera Hill Productions

Tamera Hill, Founder of Workplace Drama

Tamera Hill has graced the stage of multiple streaming platforms including Netflix, Pureflix, BET+, Amazon Prime, and others. Nationwide — Tamera Hill, in collaboration with Hidden Gem Entertainment TV, announces […]

Three Black Siblings, Elementary School Basketball Stars Make History with Their Own Brand Deal

The Jolly Boys

Nationwide — Three African American siblings – Henry, Ashton, and Hunter Jolly – have made history as the youngest athletes and basketball stars to launch their own brand deal with […]

Honorary Black Art Collection to Showcase the Works of Richmond Barthé and Samella Lewis

Lewis and Richmond Barthe artwork

Nationwide — The Lewis-Barthé collection is for sale through Unity Lewis (the paternal grandson of Samella Lewis) and Art For Us By Us, an online initiative providing a platform for […]

New Black Trivia Game is Now Available as a Mobile App

Eve Gene Game

Nationwide — It’s time to celebrate, recognize, and value inspirational Black people and commemorative events that are not taught in primary school? Get ready for the newest and most exciting […]

One Man Play Rivals Early Tyler Perry and Brings Light to Black Royalty

Stan Pearson

Nationwide — Brace yourselves for an immersive journey through history, pride, and self-discovery as celebrity speaker and mindset consultant, Stan Pearson II, takes center stage with his groundbreaking one-man interactive […]

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-Owned Independent Baseball League to Honor Negro League Legends

Black baseball legends

Nationwide — A League of Our Own (ALOOO), a self-funded baseball league that is the only African American owned Independent Baseball League in the United States, is honoring the legacy, […]

“The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me” – A Gritty Memoir of Survival in the 90s Hip-Hop Scene

The Night Puff Tried to Kill Me

Nationwide — Relentless Aaron, the pen name for DeWitt Gilmore, a prominent figure in the 1990s New York hip-hop scene, announces the release of his latest memoir, The Night Puff […]

Untold History of a Black American Queen Revealed in Author's Novel Based on True Historical Events

Vanessa Miller, author of The American Queen

Nationwide — Based on true historical events, award-winning author Vanessa Miller’s latest novel — The American Queen — unveils the hidden history and inspiring story of Louella, a resilient Black […]

7th Annual Spades Tournament Scheduled for Feb 2024 in Hilton Head Island, SC

Annual Spades Tournament

Nationwide — The Seventh Annual Spades Tournament is scheduled for February 21-25, 2024 on the Beautiful Island of Hilton Head, South Carolina. This year’s tournament will take place at the […]

Black Couple Partners With PGA REACH to Launch National Diversity Golf Program for HBCUs

Angel Rich and Karl Jones, Founders of 4Tee Acres

Nationwide — Angel Rich-Jones and her husband Karl Jones, have launched a non-profit partnership with J.P. Lunn, PGA member and President of PGA REACH Middle-Atlantic, to launch a signature HBCU […]

Notice of Open Baseball Tryouts, Black-Owned Independent Baseball League Looking for Players

Founders of ALOOO baseball league

Nationwide — A League of Our Own Independent Baseball League will be holding open tryouts for 2024 fall season. The season will start Labor Day weekend August 31, 2024 through […]

New Magazine Launches at the Intersection of Black Food, Wine, and Culture

VISTAS Magazine

VISTAS is a new bimonthly print publication that offers a multicultural perspective for foodies and oenophiles. Nationwide — Soul of Sonoma Gourmet, LLC announces the launch of VISTAS, an independent […]

15-Year-Old Makes History as Youngest African American Junior Golf Champion

Shyla Brown

Nationwide — Shyla Brown, a 15-year-old Black teen from McKinney, Texas, is making history as the youngest African-American Junior Golf Champion. She recently became among the only four nationally ranked […]

Netflix Film Producer Takes Interest in Popular Black Book Series That Has Sold 12 Million Copies

Pierre Bagley

Nationwide — Pierre Bagley, an independent filmmaker who has directed the likes of Taraji P. Henson and whose films have aired on Netflix, Bounce TV, TNT, and more, is now […]

12-Year-Old Featured on 'Steve Harvey Show' Finally Launches His Own TV Show

Nicholas Buamah

He is Now One of the Youngest TV Executive Producers in the Business Nationwide — 12-year-old Nicholas Buamah, known for his appearance on the Steve Harvey Show at the age […]

Veteran Raquel Riley Thomas Becomes Media and Entertainment Mogul, Pioneering Positive Change

Raquel Riley Thomas

Nationwide — Raquel Riley Thomas, a distinguished U.S. Army Captain Veteran, Entrepreneur, Pageant Queen, and Humanitarian, has evolved into a media and entertainment mogul, reshaping industries and inspiring positive change. […]

Award-Winning Group Take 6 and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Partner to Impact Children and Families

Take 6

Nationwide — St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital is proud to announce the addition of 10x Grammy-winning group TAKE 6 to its Music Gives to St. Jude’s Kids, which provides a […]

Black Non-Profit to Present Powerful Deaf Hip Hop Culture Production in Washington, DC

VOCA deaf performers

Nationwide — Visionaries of the Creative Arts (VOCA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to amplifying the voices of Deaf and Hard of Hearing BIPOC artists, is proud to announce the return […]

Black Entrepreneur, Former NFL Executive Reveals Insights into Sports Franchise Ownership

Rodd Newhouse

A former NFL Executive releases a candid memoir with childhood experiences in the Dallas Cowboys’ locker room to his time as a player, an executive with the Arizona Cardinals and […]

Pageant That Celebrates Black Excellence and Beauty Across the Globe to Take Center Stage in Arizona

Black Globe International Pageant winners

Nationwide — Get ready to witness the dazzling world of Black Globe International Pageants™ where excellence, beauty, and inspiration collide to create an unforgettable experience. The Black Globe International™ Crowning […]

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 […]

Founders of Two Black-Owned Travel Companies Partner to Offer Affordable Trips to Tanzania and Zanzibar

Kenya Davis Paramore and Paul Allen Billings

Nationwide — Kenya Davis-Paramore, founder and CEO of iButterFly Travel Experience has partnered with Paul Allen Billings, founder and CEO of Tanzania 4 Less, both prominent Black-owned travel companies, to […]

Former NFL Player For Baltimore Ravens is Now a Math Professor at MIT

John Urschel

Nationwide —  Former Baltimore Ravens player John Urschel has made a remarkable career pivot after retiring early from the NFL at the age of 26. Urschel is now a math […]

2023 Detroit Doll Show to Provide Empowerment and Fun With the Help of American Girl as a Corporate Sponsor

Detroit Doll Show

Coined as the largest black doll show of its kind the Detroit Doll Show is set to wow the entire family with a Black Dolls, Book Festival & Art Exhibit […]

Myles Rowe Becomes First Black Driver to Win an Indycar Championship

Myles Rowe

Rowe Races into History Books with First INDYCAR-Sanctioned Championship Title Nationwide — On Saturday, September 2, 2023, Myles Rowe, #99 Pabst Racing with Force Indy, became the first Black driver […]