Posted by Elise Durham
Presentation to Trailblazing Film Director, Producer, Actor, Screenwriter, and Activist To Be Made During Live Broadcast on Friday, February 6, on TV One
Spike Lee will be presented with the NAACP President’s Award at t ...
Posted Monday, January 26th 2015 at 3:03PM
Kayla Shuler of Philadelphia has been crowned Miss Black Pennsylvania USA 2015.
Shuler studied dance at The Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts. She is currently studying Supply Chain Management at the Howard Universit ...
Posted Monday, January 26th 2015 at 2:56PM
The media exec talks about her newest project and lessons learned throughout her career.
This post is in partnership with Essence. The article below was originally published at Essence.com.
By Charreah K. Jackson, ESSENCE
Bill Duke’s new doc ...
Posted Friday, January 23rd 2015 at 1:21PM
New Delhi, India, 20 January 2015 - In response to an invitation from the Director Dr Prof HK Kar and members of the faculty, His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital today. Formerly known as the Willingdon Hospital, it was ...
Posted Wednesday, January 21st 2015 at 10:51AM
Lisa Price began making her line of hair, body and skincare products in her Bedford-Stuyvesant kitchen. The brand is now a favorite of celebs such as Oprah Winfrey, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jay Z.
BY Doyle Murphy
A Brooklyn beauty brand is ...
Posted Wednesday, January 21st 2015 at 8:53AM
Posted by Elise Durham
In honor of the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced that it has made a donation totaling $50,000 to five Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs).
Posted Wednesday, January 21st 2015 at 8:48AM
Niagara Falls To Illuminate "Blue" In Honor of 7th Annual International Prostate Cancer Awareness Observance Day on February 2, 2015
The special illumination event for The Brown/Byrd Pro ...
Posted Saturday, January 17th 2015 at 11:17AM
The idea of Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a holiday was promoted by labor unions in contract negotiations. After King's death, United States Representative John Conyers (a Democrat from Michigan) and United States Senator Edward Brooke (a Republican ...
Posted Friday, January 16th 2015 at 2:50PM
Madison Gibbs has never been what she calls, a “pageant girl.” In fact, she’s only ever participated in four. As it turns out, she’s pretty good at it. In December, she was crowned Miss Black North Carolina USA after competing in the scholarship page ...
Posted Friday, January 16th 2015 at 2:02PM
by Lauren C. Williams
In the wake of recent high-profile cybersecurity attacks, the Obama Administration awarded $25 million to historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) Thursday to expand their cybersecurity degree programs.
Vice Pr ...
Posted Friday, January 16th 2015 at 12:02PM
105-Year-Old Graduate Reflects on School’s Impact on Her Life, Career
Beatrice Payne, 105, remembers her days training to become a teacher at the school that would later become Bowie State University.
“I just thought teaching was the grandest t ...
Posted Thursday, January 15th 2015 at 1:33PM
by Daniel Berry
Yesterday evening, USA Today posted an article on the upcoming animated feature Strange Magic, which just happens to feature a story written by none other than George Lucas himself. In the short piece, Brian Truitt provides some i ...
Posted Thursday, January 15th 2015 at 7:50AM
The unparalleled Grammy Award-winning artist Roberta Flack brings her sterling voice to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on Friday, February 6 at 8 p.m.
Tickets, priced starting at $40 for the public and $10 for full-time Pepperdine students ...
Posted Thursday, January 15th 2015 at 7:33AM
For more years than some can remember, Audrey Stradford has been helping students realize their dreams of a college education. Known as “Miss Audrey” to many who have graced the halls of Tennessee State University, it is not uncommon to see her open ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 4:33PM
Voting Open for Fans to Help Determine the Final Eight to Perform in Atlanta in January 2015
The Honda Battle of the Bands is set to make a triumphant return to Atlanta January 24, 2015, when eight of the most prestigious marching bands from Ameri ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 4:08PM