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Saving Community Newspapers in the Age of Facebook

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By Denise Rolark-Barnes, Chairperson, NNPA and Benjamin F. Chavis President/CEO, NNPA – Hundreds of newspapers have disappeared in the last 15 years and readership is on the decline. No newspaper is immune from the migration of readership to online platforms, dwindling ad revenues, fragmented audiences and even reduced attention spans. Even national-recognized newspapers with celebrated […]

New Erykah Badu-Directed Video From The New Album of Miles Davis Recordings Reimagined by Robert Glasper – EVERYTHING’S BEAUTIFUL

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New York, NY – Longtime friends, collaborators and Grammy-winning musicians Erykah Badu and Robert Glasper have teamed up again for the track & video for “Maiysha (So Long)”, from new album Everything’s Beautiful–the visionary exploration of Miles Davis’ music, featuring reimagined interpretations of his music produced by Glasper. The track’s lyrics were written by Badu, […]

Barack Obama, the President of Black America?

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By Michael Eric Dyson, New York Times – ….”In his first two years in office, President Obama performed herculean deeds in rescuing the banks, restoring the economy, bailing out the automobile industry and getting his signature health care legislation passed. It was an astonishing record of success despite bitter right-wing resistance to his presidency and […]

Join Vivica A. Fox, Howard Hewett, & Dignitaries for DNC Watch Party Celebrating the Black Vote

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Congressman “G. K.” Butterfield (D-NC), Congressman Jim Clyburn (D-SC), Laborers’ District Council of Philadelphia & Vicinity, Richard R. Womack Jr are among the those expected to attend DogonVillage.com’s DNC Watch Party Celebrating the Black Vote. In addition to a performance by Howard Hewett, we will recognize people who have worked to expand voting rights for […]

Ohio Rapper Donny Arcade Snags Layzie Bone of Bone Thugz-N-Harmony for Conscious Feature

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Cleveland, OH – Donny Arcade is a rapper known for his conscious approach to the art form known as hip hop and rap. He takes messages from the past and ties them lyrically with concepts of ancient Egyptian characters making for a history lesson and very feel good music. Which is something this world could […]

AFL-CIO Votes to Endorse Hillary Clinton for President

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The General Board of the 12.5 million member AFL-CIO voted today to endorse Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. The endorsement reflects a comprehensive, democratic process initiated a year ago to capture the interests of the working people the federation represents. “Hillary Clinton is a proven leader who shares our values,” said AFL-CIO […]

Clear View Group Acquires Ebony Media

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Chicago, IL – The Clear View Group (CVG), today announced that it has acquired the assets of Ebony Media, the publisher of Ebony Magazine, the premiere destination for African-American cultural insight, news and perspective. The iconic brands of EBONY and JET are under new management and heading in a bold new direction and will now […]

Veteran Political Strategist Donna Brazile to give Keynote at 10th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference

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Las Vegas, NV – The MGM Resorts Foundation is pleased to announce Donna Brazile as a keynote speaker at the 10th annual Women’s Leadership Conference. Hosted by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and the MGM Resorts Foundation, the 2016 conference will be held Aug. 8 & 9 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in […]

NBA Legends Team Up With the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) for Celebrity Golf Tournament

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New York, NY – National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) National President Gregory A. Thomas, and Executive Director Dwayne Crawford today announced the NOBLE 40th Anniversary Celebrity Golf Tournament Fundraiser at the Law & Legends Breakfast of Champions at the Harvard Club of New York City. Four-time NBA All-Star Otis Birdsong and the […]