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Music Entrepreneur Mia A. Irizarry Launches TrendCulprit’s “Music as a Business Telesummit” Featuring Renowned Industry Specialists

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Los Angeles – Mia A. Irizarry, a successful music entrepreneur and the CEO of TrendCulprit, an online music business and support portal for independent artists, has gathered some of the industry’s most brilliant minds to discuss their views, techniques and secrets to the business. Their insightful presentations will be revealed throughout September as TrendCulprit hosts […]

Award-Winning Writer & Director Je’Caryous Johnson Casts Vivica A. Fox, Columbus Short, Carl Payne, Gary Dourdan & R&B Sensation Vivian Green To Bring Hit Movie Two Can Play That Game To The Stage

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Los Angeles, CA – The original movie was met with rave reviews, instantly becoming a fan favorite and cult classic. Over the years, the media has lauded it a “turning point in movie history” and a “game changer.” It is the movie Two Can Play That Game. Two Can Play That Game was released in […]

Nearly 100 Lowery Institute Change Agents to Pay Tribute to Dr. Joseph Lowery at 96th Birthday Celebration

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Change Agents to Dr. Lowery: We Got Next! Atlanta, GA – As civil rights icon, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, watched the frightening images of racist protesters marching through Charlottesville, VA with tiki torches, he was reminded of America’s ugly past when he lived with constant bomb threats and was shot at by the Ku Klux […]

The First White President by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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All I can say about the amazing truth-teller, TA-NEHISI COATES, is that he put his foot in this story. He’s dropping knowledge that a lot of people of color have said since November. Kudos to The Atlantic for publishing this brilliant piece. Here’s a taste, please go to TheAtlantic.com to read the full story. The […]

New Financial Center Aims to Close Racial Wealth Gap Starting with HBCUs

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By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – During the 2008 housing crisis, an estimated 7 million Americans lost their homes due to foreclosure. African-Americans were hit the hardest with a loss of nearly $200 billion, according to the Center for Responsible Lending. As the economy has struggled to recover and the housing market is now at […]

15th Annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival

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Run&Shoot Filmworks’ 15th Annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival’s Unforgettable Finale Featured Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have It” – Branford Marsalis, Tonya Lewis Lee, Dewanda Wise Join Spike Lee On Stage Martha’s Vineyard, Mass – Presented by Run&Shoot Filmworks, the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF) celebrated 15 years of filmmaking from artists […]

Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dick Gregory, Joins the Ancestors RIP

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Gregory, Richard Claxton “Dick”, African American comedian and civil rights activist whose social satire changed the way white Americans perceived African American comedians since he first performed in public, has died. He was a brilliant comedian. political activist, and social justice warrior. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, co-founder with Martin Luther King Jr. of the Southern […]

Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, Cheryl Lowery, and Idil Hussein Comment on Charlottesville March

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Atlanta, GA – Joseph and Evelyn Lowery Institute for Justice & Human Rights issued the following statement on the violent attack by white supremacists in Charlottesville, VA: “Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of brave foot soldier, Heather Heye, and all of the victims of the Charlottesville car attack as well as […]

Obama Tweets Mandela Quotes After Charlottesville Clashes

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By Caroline Linton, CBS News – Former President Obama tweeted quotes from Nelson Mandela after violent clashes Saturday in what is believed to be the largest white nationalist rally in a decade left three people dead, including a pedestrian killed when a car plowed into a group of counter-protesters. “No one is born hating another […]