Celebration of Black Culture

Chadwick Boseman fought to reestablish a fine arts department. It's now named after him

Chadwick Boseman's alma mater has officially renamed a building after him. Howard University placed the late actor's name over its fine arts building, a year after he died of colon cancer at age 43.
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Michael K. Williams, 'Wire' actor, found dead

Michael K. Williams, an actor best known for his role as Omar Little on HBO's "The Wire," has died. He was 54.
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Beyoncé becomes first Black woman to wear iconic Tiffany Diamond

Beyoncé has made fashion history as the first Black woman to wear the iconic 128.54 carat Tiffany Diamond.
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Founder of Top Black-Owned Watch Brand Announces First Public Raise of $1M

The Benson Watch Company has announced its first public raise of $1,070,000 on Republic’s private investment platform, which allows community investors to get involved at the ground level. Just a few short years ago, founder and CEO Marcel Benson was ...

HBCU Grads Form Power Couple, FinTech Genius Angel Rich Gets Engaged

What’s better than one Black future billionaire? Two. Tech star Angel Rich is having the best year ever. On July 11th, the Black wealth visionary got engaged. “I was speechless for at least 3 minutes,” she said. The Hampton Alum, ...
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Regina King Reveals Her Plan To Push Diversity At Cannes Film Festival

Regina King declared Friday she will keep fighting for diversity in Hollywood, even when the audience is an obstacle.
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Marla Gibbs' scary moment at her Hollywood Walk of Fame unveiling

After decades in the business Marla Gibbs knows that the show must go on and it did on Tuesday after the actress became overcome at her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony.
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Pyer Moss wows with couture show honoring Black inventors

This time, the weather gods were smiling on Kerby Jean-Raymond and his label, Pyer Moss. So too were the fashion gods. Two days after torrential rains and lightning sent guests fleeing for cover and forced Jean-Raymond to postpone unveiling his ...
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Welcomes New Honorary Members on Good Morning America

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® welcomed in eight new members with a big announcement on Good Morning America. Broadcast anchor Robin Roberts, award winning actress Tracee Ellis Ross, novelist and social activist Alice Walker, Academy Award costume designer Ruth E. ...
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'Horrific' Graffiti On Martin Luther King Jr. Statue in Southern California Is Being Investigated As a Hate Crime, Police Say

A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. in Southern California was vandalized with a swastika and other "horrific" graffiti that police are investigating as a hate crime, officials said.
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A Swim Cap Made For Black Hair Will Get A Second Look From Swimming's Governing Body

The International Swimming Federation says it will revisit its decision barring a swimming cap designed specifically for natural Black hair from being used in competition.
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Educational Empowerment: Leaders Esteem Christian Bible University Holds Their First Graduation Ceremony

Leaders Esteem Christian Bible University Holds Their First Graduation Ceremony.
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Devine Creations 12th Annual Debutante/Cotillions Ball and Gala Was An Elegant Event To Remember

Devine Creations held their 12th Annual Debutante Ball and Gala Dinner, which took place at Spring Chateau located in Spring, Texas.
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Local Beverage Pioneer Creates A Booming Crafting Business: Meet The Brands

Local Beverage Pioneer Creates an irresistible partnership with celebrities, influencers and entrepreneurs to create their own tasty concoctions.
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Marsha P. Johnson Institute Introduces Pride Month Agenda And Historic Beauty Brand Collaboration

Continuing its commitment to lifting voices and advocating for the Black transgender community, the Marsha P. Johnson Institute (MPJI) today announced several activities to commemorate Pride month, including a groundbreaking collaboration with a major beauty and personal care brand.
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