Anok Yai was just 19 when she attended Howard University’s famous homecoming celebrations in October 2017 to visit a friend. A photo...
South Sudanese College Student Whose Homecoming Photo Went Viral is Now on the Cover of Elle Magazine
POWER COUPLE: Viola Davis and husband Julius Tennon snag first-look deal with Amazon Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
The couple runs JuVee Productions together.
Viola Davis just scored another big win along with her husband, Julius Tennon. The Oscar-winning actress who is currently starring in Steve...
#BlackGirlMagic: Ava DuVernay Signs $100M Multi-Year Multi-Genre Warner Bros TV Overall Deal Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
The Emmy-Winning director has signed the mega deal with Peter Roth-run studio.
The Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated director has signed a multi-year and multi-genre overall deal with the Peter Roth-run studio. It’s...
THIS FORMER TEACHER IS USING VIRTUAL REALITY TO EDUCATE MINORITY STUDENTS ABOUT THEIR HISTORY Empowerment, Featured, On the RYSE, Power Players
Venturing into the tech space to offer context outside the classroom, Kai Frazier aims to make sure every child is represented in the classroom
Kai Frazier is a former teacher turned tech entrepreneur who is on a mission to change the way history...
Be The Change You Want To See: Stevante Clark To Run For Mayor of Sacramento Empowerment, Featured, Political Power
Brother of Stephon Clark who was killed by Sacramento police earlier this year plans to run for Mayor in 2020
Maybe you remember seeing #StephonClark on one of your timelines earlier this year. You know, the 22 -year-old man...
Who Does Erykah Badu Make Music For? Women Like Me And You Arts & Entertainment, Featured, IJS
Honored at the 2018 Soul Train Awards, Badu is a Living Legend, receiving the Legend Award.
The 2018 Soul Train Awards aired Sunday night and no time was wasted. The relationship between Tichina Arnold and...
MEET H&M’S NEWLY APPOINTED HEAD OF INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY FOR NORTH AMERICA Empowerment, Featured, On the RYSE
Ezinne Kwubiri steps into newly created role after major backlash following 'Coolest Monkey in the Jungle' hoodie incident
In a brand new role for H&M, the retail company has appointed Ezinne Kwubiri as the Head of Inclusion and Diversity for North...
Tis The Season To Be Thankful: Michelle Obama Sells 750,000 copies of ‘Becoming’ on First Day Book Club, Empowerment, Featured
Obama's highly anticipated memoir has moved almost one million copies in just one day, proving black girl magic is effective in every industry
As the holiday season takes full effect, I’m just as surprised as you that Thanksgiving is this week. Where...
African American Film Critics Association Celebrates 10th Year Anniversary Arts & Entertainment, Empowerment, Featured
The AAFCA celebrates ten years of bridging the gap of exposure for filmmakers and artists with 10th AAFCA Awards Gala
This award season, the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) will celebrate ten years of bridging the gap of...
AFRO And CLEO TV To Join Comcast’s Xfinity TV In January 2019 Arts & Entertainment, Business Sense, Featured
The two African American majority owned independent networks join REVOLT and ASPiRE on Comcast's growing roster of diverse programming
After an announcement from Comcast Corporations today, we can expect to see AFRO and CLEO TV on our Xfinity...
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