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Black Attorney, Zulu Ali, Renamed Top 10 Criminal and Immigration Lawyer by Attorney and Practice Magazine

Attorney Zulu Ali

Nationwide — Attorney Zulu Ali, founder and principal of the Law Offices of Zulu Ali & Associates, LLP, the largest Black-owned law firm in California’s Inland Empire, has been renamed […]

Black Mom & Daughter- Owned Sneaker Company Makes History, Signs 7 World Football Champs

Mom and daughter owners of TRONUS sneakers

Nationwide — Meet Cynthia Cureton-Robles and her daughter Santia Deck, the owners of TRONUS, the first ever Black woman-owned sneaker brand to be launched by a female athlete. The brand […]

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 […]

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, […]

Pediatrician Opens First Black-Owned Clinic Offering No Wait Evaluations for Autism, ADHD

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 […]

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 […]

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 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., […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Former Black Walmart Exec Turned Author and Advocate Shares Insights on "Human-ing Well"

Amber Cabral

Amber Cabral Unveils Three Practical Approaches to Building Supportive Workplaces & Spaces by Being Good Humans Nationwide — Amber Cabral, an award-winning inclusion and equity strategist, certified coach, and author […]

Black Entrepreneur Partners With Major Hospital, Selling Her Hair Care Products in the Gift Shop

Cindy Tawiah, Founder of Diva By Cindy

Nationwide — Cindy Tawiah, the founder of Diva By Cindy, has partnered with St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland to market her hair care brand in their gift shop. The […]

Black Mom of 5 Introduces Patent-Pending Products to Help Moms Navigate Postpartum

Britnee Wheeler

Nationwide — Meet Britnee Wheeler, a military spouse and mother of five, who wears many hats, including being the founder and CEO of Rose Maternity Co. She’s over the moon […]

Black Homeschooling Mom of 9 Continues to Inspire with Her Unique Bilingual Books for Children

Shy Santiago

Nationwide — Shylene Santiago, a visionary mother of nine children and a dedicated advocate for children’s literacy, persists in her mission to create one-of-a-kind beginner bilingual books for children across […]

Meet the Black Fashion Stylist/ Clothing Designer Whose Collection Reflect Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

Anita Davenport

Nationwide — Anita Davenport, the visionary founder of SingleTree Lane, is redefining the fashion industry’s approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through her innovative and culturally rich collections. With […]

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 […]

Meet the Black Mom Turned Food Justice Advocate Championing for Healthier Communities

Tambra Raye Stevenson

Nationwide — Tambra Raye Stevenson, a determined mother in Washington, DC, has emerged as a champion for fighting for healthier communities with the Food Bill of Rights. Inspired by the […]

12-Year-Old Former Pre-Teen Beauty Queen Makes History, Releases Fitness Planner

Janae Madison

Nationwide — Janae Madison, a 12-year-old multi-talented actress, model, and fitness advocate from Georgia, is making waves with her latest fitness endeavor. Despite her young age, Janae is proving that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Meet the Black Woman Whose Movement Supports Hundreds of Small Businesses in Detroit

Jennyfer Crawford-Williams

Jennyfer Crawford-Williams to celebrate 10 years of All Things Detroit on April 7th Nationwide — Meet Jennyfer Crawford-Williams, the Founder of All Things Detroit Day, an annual event she created […]

Black Woman Podcaster Makes History with More Than 400 Episodes Produced in Two Years

Kimberly Cloud

Nationwide — Kimberly Cloud has been working diligently at creating and producing her podcast, The Kimberly Cloud Show, and has already produced more than 400 episodes. With this show, she […]

Mom Partners with Her HBCU Grad Daughter to Create a Holiday That Celebrates Black Women

Dr. Audrey Muhammad and her daughter, Hasana

Nationwide — When Dr. Audrey Muhammad came up with the idea to create a holiday that specifically celebrates Black women in a way different from Mother’s Day, she turned to […]

5 Black Friends Who Became Doctors Share Their Stories, From Middle School to Medical School

Black women doctors, authors of 'The Game Plan'

Nationwide — Drs. Diane Boykin, M.D.; Leah Matthews, M.D., MPH; Sylvia E. Morris, M.D., MPH; Jessica Osborn, M.D.; and Angela C.B. Walker, M.D. – all Black women – first came […]

Black Chamber of Arizona Names Dr. Velma Trayham as New CEO and President

Dr. Velma Trayham

Nationwide — The Black Chamber of Arizona has named Dr. Velma Trayham as its new Chief Executive Officer and President. Dr. Trayham will be working with the board of directors […]

Meet the Black Woman Whose Organization Supports Single Mothers From Nashville to Nigeria

Adunni Adelowo

Nationwide — Adunni Adelowo, a woman whose life story embodies resilience and compassion, has established Voices of the Single Mothers Organization to address the hardships faced by single mothers in […]

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 […]

Only Black Female Pilot From an HBCU Program Now Flying For a Commercial Airline

Gabrielle Harding

Nationwide — Gabrielle Harding, a graduate of Hampton University, is indeed the only Black female pilot from an HBCU program that is currently flying for a commercial airline. She recently […]

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 […]

Meet the Black Woman Powering One of the Midwest's Largest Security Firms

Dr. Jennifer Matthews

Nationwide — In a landscape dominated by male voices, Dr. Jennifer Matthews stands tall as a beacon of innovation and inclusion in the security sector. As the proud owner of […]

Woman Makes History as NYPD's First Ever Black Female Colorectal Surgeon

Dr. Lynn M. O'Connor

Nationwide — Meet Lynn M. O’Connor, who was appointed as the first-ever Black female colorectal surgeon to join the New York Police Department’s medical division, marking a significant milestone in […]

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 […]

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. […]

Meet the HBCU Grad, Mom of 1 Behind the Fastest-Growing Black-Owned STEM Company in Oakland

CaT Bobino

Nationwide — Meet CaTameron (CaT) Bobino, the Founder and CEO of The Know Consulting, the fastest-growing Black-owned STEM company in Oakland, California. She is an HBCU graduate of Stillman College […]

Award-Winning Middle School Math Teacher and Her Husband Create Innovative Hip-Hop Math Curriculum

Keziah and James Finney, the creators of Lyrical Math

Nationwide — Award-winning middle school teacher Keziah Finney and her husband, James, are the creators of Lyrical Math, an innovative curriculum that connects hip-hop culture with math. It is a […]

New Initiative That Pays Tribute to Shirley Chisholm Launched to Help Reduce Health Disparities in Black America

Shirley Chisholm

Nationwide — Black America suffers from high disparities in the affliction and treatment of hypertension, diabetes, asthma and stroke. The higher rates have been attributed to a lack of medical […]

Black Mom and Dad Reveal How Their 9-Year-Old Son Was Able to Graduate High School

Henry and Ronya Balogun

Nationwide — Meet Henry and Ronya Balogun, the proud parents of David Balogun, who was just 9 years old when he made headlines as one of the youngest high school […]

Black Woman-Owned Company to Launch 3rd Annual Business Brunch Experience Near New York City

Anita Pierce, Founder of Full Circle Business Brunch

Nationwide — Anita Pierce, the CEO and Founder of Eleven3seven5, is thrilled to unveil the details of her highly anticipated Third Annual Full Circle Business Brunch Experience to be held […]

Black Investment Expert Launches Two Innovative Financial Literacy Courses Infused with Animation

Shownna Bryant

Nationwide — Shownna Bryant, the Founder and CEO of Instructional Graphics, is pleased to announce the launch of two innovative financial literacy courses featuring cutting-edge graphic animation. The “Financial Bootcamp” […]

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 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 […]

Black Woman, Grandmother Earns Third College Degree at Age 76

Shirley Fuller

Nationwide — Meet Shirley Fuller, an African American grandmother from North Carolina who recently earned her Bachelor’s degree at the age of 76, achieving her third college degree since she […]

Founder of Black-Owned Commercial Kitchen That Sold Out on QVC Celebrates 7 Years in Business

Natasha Brown-Wainwright, Founder of Just Brittle

Nationwide — Natasha Brown-Wainwright, the Founder and CEO of Natasha’s Just Brittle established B’More Made with Pride Commercial Kitchen & Café in 2017 to provide small businesses, like hers, the […]

Actress Nicole Ari Parker Set to Empower Black Girls During Summer Program at Princeton University

Nicole Ari Parker

Nationwide — Celebrating 14 years of nurturing young Black minds, the At The Well Summer Leadership Academy at Princeton University will convene again in July 2024. Black excellence and effective […]

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 […]

Formerly Homeless, Bankrupt, and on Welfare, Black Author Pays Off Her 30-Year Mortgage in Less Than 3 Years

Mujiba Salaam Parker

Nationwide — Mujiba Salaam Parker, “The Empowerment QueenTM” is very grateful that she has paid off her mortgage 27 years earlier than planned. She has written a new report, How […]

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 […]

Can One Mother’s Journey Spark a Revolution in Diabetes Advocacy?

Constantine Alleyne

Nationwide — In a world where diabetes disproportionately impacts communities of color, one woman’s journey is poised to change the game. Constantine Alleyne, a visionary leader with a diverse background […]

Renowned Environmental Attorney Raya Salter, aka the "Climate Auntie," Launches Empowering Podcast for Climate Justice

Raya Salter

Nationwide — Environmental attorney and acclaimed advocate Raya Salter, widely known as the Climate Auntie, has officially launched her groundbreaking podcast, Tea with Climate Auntie. The podcast educates and empowers […]

This Black Woman With a PhD in Nursing is Helping Other Nurses to Build a Career as Freelance Writers

Alexandria Jones-Patten

Nationwide — Alexandria Jones-Patten, an African American registered nurse has authored The Write Remedy: Revitalizing Nursing Careers Through Health Content Writing where she uses her experience in nursing to explore the […]

Black Siblings, Raised in the Projects, Release Their 8th Book About Thriving in Predominately White Industries

Nicole B. Simpson

Nationwide — Meet Dr. Nicole B. Simpson and Sonji K. Grandy, two African American siblings who are the authors of a new book entitled Out of the Woods, a riveting duet […]