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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 […]

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday: Is the Drug War the Next Big Civil Rights Issue?

BronzeLens Women SuperStars Neema Barnette, Nefertite Nguvu, and Crystal Fox to be honored August 25, 2017, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Atlanta

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ATLANTA – Legendary and emerging stars in front of and behind the lens who have significantly influenced the film and television industry will receive awards during the BronzeLens Women SuperStars Luncheon (WSSL), August 25, 2017, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Atlanta. Confirmed honorees to date include award-winning director, writer and producer Neema Barnette (QUEEN SUGAR, […]

Nefertite Nguvu’s Feature Film ‘In The Morning’ Released Nationwide on Video On Demand

Godfather of West Coast Rap Alonzo Williams Emerges Defiant In HBO Documentary and New Audio Book Release

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Los Angeles, CA – The acronym N.W.A. are three explosive letters loaded with controversy within the unpredictable genre of hip hop. But for one man, those letters mean only one thing – Not Without Alonzo. Alonzo “Lonzo” Williams is widely acknowledged as the definitive “Godfather of West Coast Hip Hop” and considering his historical stance […]

Demetria McKinney Featuring Kandi “Unnecessary Trouble”

Black, Female Designer Carmen Muhammad Debuts her Al Nisa Brand Designs at Torino Fashion Week in Italy

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Los Angeles – Muslim American designer Carmen Muhammad debuts her Al Nisa Brand Designs modest fashions during Torino Fashion Week in Turin, Italy from June 29 – July 5. During the highly-acclaimed fashion extravaganza, the International Design Council, Mercedes Benz and Torino is hosting the first ever segment of modest designers. Over 125 participants from […]

Recovered Crack Addict, Tonier Cain, Hopes Drug Treatment Success Stories Stop Senators From Making Drug Epidemic Worse

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Annapolis, MD – During her 19-year crack addiction, Tonier Cain racked up 83 arrests and 66 convictions. She turned to prostitution to pay for drugs, lost custody of four children, and, when she wasn’t locked up, she slept under a bridge. Today, 12-years after completing treatment, Cain penned an open letter to the Senate Health […]

Bipolar Female Jockey Fights Mental Illness in “Long Shot”

Mighty Grip Inc. and MercVille Productions Release Second Season of “The Pole Dancing Chronicles” a Docu-Reality Series

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gnition of pole dance and aerial art as respected fitness regimens, “The Pole Dancing Chronicles,” provides an insider’s peek into the sport and the people behind it, highlighting, in particular, men and women who are defying societal expectations and are excelling within the field. The second season launched with an episode on 56-year-old pole artist […]

25 Years and Still Rollin’ – Jazzmyne Public Relations Gives Thanks and Appreciation for the Journey

Actress Rayven Ferrell Lands Pivotal Career Role In New Tupac Film, “All Eyez On Me”

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Atlanta, GA – When Rayven Symone Ferrell was born, her mom had a strong vision for her. She knew her daughter was destined for great creativity and named her after Raven-Symoné, her favorite character on “The Cosby Show.” Twenty-one years later and a mother’s intuition has proved true. The young aspiring actress has already landed […]

Hobbs’ Friday Flash points: French leader may be cleared of New York Rape/America’s Government fetish/Minnesota’s Deficit Meltdown

2017 ESSENCE Festival lineup; Mary J. Blige, Diana Ross, John Legend, Solange & More

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New Orleans, LA – Time Inc.’s (NYSE:TIME) Essence today announced the initial lineup for the 2017 Essence Festival Concert Series in New Orleans featuring headliners Diana Ross and Mary J. Blige, among many others. The 23rd annual event will take place June 30-July 2, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The initial performance lineup is outlined […]

‘Underground’ Premiere Shatters Records as the Most-Watched Program in Nearly 18 Years on WGN America