By Nduta Waweru
The trio are recipients of the Queen Young Leaders Award in recognition of their role in environmental conservation, peace building and education
The passion of three young Kenyans has seen them set up initiatives to transform the s ...
Posted Tuesday, March 31st 2015 at 8:58AM
MK Asante is the author of "Buck: A Memoir" and "It’s Bigger than Hip-Hop," an associate professor of English at Morgan State University, a Sundance Film fellow and a hip-hop artist. He is on Twitter.
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Posted Monday, March 30th 2015 at 8:30AM
- LaBelle will commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March with song!"
- During the concert, LaBelle will present the hero of the Selma March, John Lewis, with the 50th Anniversary Award -
- Luke Wade of NBC's "The Voice" ...
Posted Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 at 8:34AM
Black female executives whose leadership skills were honed at an HBCU
by Courtney Connley
Continuing to shine light on the top black executives we should know, Black Enterprise’s February issue highlighted the 50 Most Powerful Women i ...
Posted Friday, February 27th 2015 at 2:48PM
Christopher Gray wins $40,000 deal and sets off epic debate between investors
by Kandia Johnson
On the latest episode of the hit ABC show Shark Tank, Drexel student Christopher Gray, Co-Founder of Scholly, an app to help college students fi ...
Posted Friday, February 27th 2015 at 2:04PM
James Earl Jones, the 83-year-old acting legend who recently made his return to Broadway in the play "You Can't Take It With You," discusses the highs and lows of his six-decade-long career, from his modest beginnings suffering from a stutter to a ...
Posted Friday, February 27th 2015 at 1:16PM
In this segment, Metro Scene's Marvin Jackson interviews CIAA Commissioner Jacqui McWilliams and discusses her role as the first female Commissioner of this storied athletic conference. ...
Posted Thursday, February 26th 2015 at 11:14AM
Annual Fundraising Eventto Benefit the Fatherhood Support Network
Saturday, April 4, 2015 6pm – 9pmAliante Casino, Hotel & Spa 7300 Aliante Parkway, North Las Vegas, NV 89084(Cocktails 6:00pm ...
Posted Thursday, February 26th 2015 at 10:15AM
The Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies at the CUNY School of Professional Studies is pleased to announce the launch of a national scholarship competition dedicated to fostering diverse leadership in the labor movement and academi ...
Posted Thursday, February 26th 2015 at 9:55AM
Jaime Prisco (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Iconic soul singer, Chaka Khan, will open BRIC’s 37th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! Performance Arts Festival. The show, which will take place at Prospect Park Bandshell, will be free for a ...
Posted Thursday, February 26th 2015 at 9:39AM
The Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center is hosting the 15th Annual Celebration of Life on Saturday, Feb. 28, 8 a.m. to noon.
The program is an annual event “to celebrate the life and legacies of the African-American family in addition to ...
Posted Thursday, February 26th 2015 at 9:28AM
Author: Stereo Williams
While forgettable white “classic rock” acts like Steely Dan and the Eagles pack stadiums, some of the biggest names in rap history are forced to slum it in clubs. What gives?
Imagine Billy Joel, the Roll ...
Posted Thursday, February 26th 2015 at 8:57AM
http://BlackDiamondCinema.com BET founder Bob Johnson talks to Traci Atkins about how he came up with the idea for Black Entertainment Television. He talks candidly about how he took a business plan created for a totally different market an ...
Posted Tuesday, February 24th 2015 at 10:23AM
On January 24, the stars aligned for a night of celebration as The BET Honors awarded African-American luminaries for their contributions in entertainment, business and education. This year’s BET Honors was filmed at the Warner Theatre in Washi ...
Posted Friday, February 20th 2015 at 4:41PM
Phylicia Rashad is best known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the Cosby Show. But what shaped her into the successful actress she's become? She talks about an influential teacher in her life. John Merrow talks with the teacher, Edwyna Wheadon, abou ...
Posted Friday, February 20th 2015 at 8:10AM
Vote HBCU Basketball Student Athlete Brandon "Snap" Peters of Talladega College to represent at the 2015 State Farm Insurance College Slam Dunk Contest at this years Final Four in Indianapolis televised on ESPN.To Vote Go to DARKHORSEDUNKER.COM, you ...
Posted Friday, February 20th 2015 at 8:00AM
The role that music plays in social change took center stage on Tuesday as The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center welcomed Ohio State President Michael V. Drake as its 2015 Black History Month keynote speaker at University Hospital East and ...
Posted Wednesday, February 18th 2015 at 2:12PM
Established in 1926 as Negro History Week, President Gerald R. Ford expanded the celebration in 1976 to include the entire month of February. This year, Navy commands are encouraged to celebrate and reflect on the theme “A Century of Black Life ...
Posted Wednesday, February 18th 2015 at 12:04PM
On January 9, 1865, the Baltimore Association for the Moral and Educational Improvement of Colored People opened one of the city’s first free school for blacks. Bowie State University evolved from that early school teaching the elements of ed ...
Posted Wednesday, February 18th 2015 at 11:44AM
In the next 21-Day Meditation Experience, Manifesting True Success, Oprah and Deepak will be your guides, every day, as you travel a path from limiting beliefs to discovering within yourself that your successes can be infinite.
Your transfor ...
Posted Monday, February 16th 2015 at 11:11AM
By KALI-RAY SKINNERkaliemail@example.com
The Michael Jackson film “This Is It,” which chronicled the famed singers rehearsals and preparation for his 2009 concert series that was cancelled when he died, will be sho ...
Posted Monday, February 16th 2015 at 9:45AM
www.sistajoy.com Mary McLeod Bethune was a woman of deep faith who believed in taking action.With only $1.50, she went forth in faith to build a school that now stands as Bethune Cookman University Storyteller, Sista Joy tells her remarkable story as ...
Posted Friday, February 13th 2015 at 9:05AM