Celebration of Black Culture

Famed Slutty Vegan Founder, Activist, and Philanthropist Pinky Cole Surprises Graduating Clark Atlanta University Students with Access to Entrepreneurship

Pinky Cole announced today in her moving and inspiring commencement speech to the Clark Atlanta University (CAU) graduating class of 2022 that she along with partner Varo Bank, N.A, Member FDIC will be providing every graduate with the ability to ...
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New Owners of The Power Center Set Vision of Prosperity for Local Community

The Community Collective for Houston, a newly formed non-profit organization, announces its purchase of The Power Center, a landmark building in Southwest Houston that serves as a multi-purpose event and business office venue. For 27 years, The Power Center has ...
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Museum exhibit curated by its own security guards opens in Baltimore

On most days, Rob Kempton guards the many beautiful works on display at the Baltimore Museum of Art -- but this weekend, he's curating them.

'Blind Side' Quinton Aaron star loses almost 100 lbs

After some pandemic snacking, Quinton Aaron decided to sack his extra pounds. The actor, who portrayed Michael Oher in the 2009 film "The Blind Side," told TMZ that he had picked up additional weight eating chocolate and bread before deciding ...
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Black History Month Stories Will Air in the Local Newscasts of the Eight-Owned Stations, ABC’s Localish, and Available in the New 24/7 Live and Local Streaming Channels, Eight Websites, Mobile and Connected TV Apps on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire ...
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Black Celebrity Soul Food Chef, Rene Johnson’s, Heart Healthy Movement

“One of the best ways you can celebrate this upcoming Black History Month is by honoring your health and longevity, and the health and longevity of your loved ones, through making some strategic tweaks to your favorite family recipes.” - ...
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Turkey Leg Hut Food Trucks Expanding to Private Events as an Additional Option with Ongoing Pandemic

Houston’s famous Turkey Leg Hut (TLH) is seeing another success story emerge with the expansion of their food trucks for private parties and gatherings amid the ongoing pandemic.
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Sidney Poitier, Oscar-winning actor and Hollywood's first Black movie star, dies at 94

Sidney Poitier, whose elegant bearing and principled onscreen characters made him Hollywood's first Black movie star and the first Black man to win the best actor Oscar, has died. He was 94.
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To sir, with love: Entertainers and activists pay tribute to Sidney Poitier

"Beautiful," "brilliant," "grace" and "elegance" are just a few of the words used by those who paid tribute Friday to the late Sidney Poitier, one of the greatest actors of the past century.
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Introducing Issabeau, The Luxury Atelier for Today’s Young Women

When it comes to exceptional quality and style, black-owned and female-founded brand, Issabeau is making its mark in the luxury and formalwear space. The brand was officially launched in 2021 by Nigerian-born Chika Nwokeh as her growing passion crystallized during ...
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How to stop Black people from meeting my cousin Emmett Till's fate

In 1955, Emmett Till, a Black boy who was just 14 and a mere five foot four inches tall, was kidnapped and brutally tortured by White men -- all for allegedly whistling at a White woman. Yet, more than six ...

Houston hairstylist, Joy Williams does Miss USA pageant winner’s hair yet again!

Joy Williams, Celebrity hairstylist based in Houston and Senior Artist for Miss USA and Miss Teen USA sponsor Team Flawless, helped to create the winning curly hair look that Elle Smith (formerly Miss Kentucky USA) showcase when she was crowned ...
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Designer Debra L. Mars Offers HBCU Santas and Black Nutcrackers for the Holidays

Designer and long-time Black Santa collector Debra L. Mars has added her own contribution to the canon by partnering with several HBCUs to offer Black Santas this holiday season.
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The 'Queens' Release Official Music Videos for "Love Still Finds Us" and Brandy's Cover of "Ain't No Sunshine" From Episode 4 of the Hit ABC Series

The new ABC series starring Eve, Naturi Naughton, Nadine Velazquez, and Brandy as four ’90s hip-hop legends, now in their 40s, who reunite for a chance to recapture their fame. The 'Queens' release official music videos for "Love Still Finds ...
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'Queens' gets the band back together for a soapy ABC drama

"Queens" is an extremely familiar idea, elevated not quite to the level of royalty by being slickly cast, packaged and produced. Like Peacock's "Girls5eva," the concept hinges on an all-girl group reunited and again pursuing stardom 20 years later, rediscovering ...
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