Film & Stage Star Obba Babatundé to Host Angel City Links’ Celebration of 27 Extraordinary Young African American Men

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Beverly Hills, CA – The Angel City Chapter of Links, Inc. is celebrating its 33rd anniversary of “The Affair of Honor” with ceremonies to be held at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA on Saturday, April 26. Film and stage star, Obba Babatundé (“Dreamgirls,” “Chicago,” “Philadelphia”) will host the event. Explains Susan Cole Hill, [...]

Black Women’s Roundtable to Release Report on the Status of Black Women During BWR Women of Power Summit


Washington, DC – Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network (BWR), the women’s initiative of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP), will release a report reviewing the overall status of Black women during the third annual BWR Women of Power Summit taking place March 27-29 in Washington, DC. The report will be released on [...]

Statement From Dr. Bernice A. King: “My Brothers Want To Sell My Father’s Nobel Peace Prize Medal And His Bible”


Atlanta, GA – On January 20, as we observed my father’s 85th birthday and The King Holiday, my brothers, Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King, III, notified me that they want to sell to a private buyer our father’s most prized possessions, his Nobel Peace Prize Medal and his personal Bible which was used [...]

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation Names Patricia Watkins Lattimore as New CEO

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Washington, DC – The board of directors of the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) is pleased to announce the selection of Patricia Watkins Lattimore as its chief executive officer (CEO). Ms. Lattimore assumed the mantle of CEO effective January 6, 2014. During the past year, she served as interim director. As the CEO, she [...]

National Radio Personality, Mother Love, Calls for Day of Love Honoring First Lady Obama

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Los Angeles, CA. LA Talk Radio host and media personality Mother Love is calling for a National Day of Love honoring First Lady Obama on her 50th birthday January 17th 2014. Women are asked to wear black and pearls on that day as a sign of appreciation for Mrs. Obama and all of her humanitarian [...]

Federal Criminal Attorney Jeremy Gordon Puts a New Face on Legal Defense with Compassionate Counsel and Resourceful Representation

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Waxahachie, TX – With the broad appeal of the popular Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” the release of celebrated actor/author Hill Harper’s new book, “Letters To An Incarcerated Brother,” and television’s Judge Greg Mathis’ launch of his own Prisoner Empowerment Education and Respect (PEER) Initiative, the public perception of America’s prison system and [...]

Ready for Hillary Names Quentin James as Black Americans Director


ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the national grassroots organization Ready for Hillary announced that Quentin James has been named Black Americans Director. Quentin joins a growing constituency team that includes LGBT Americans Director Lisa Changadveja and Young Americans Director Rachel Schneider. In his new role, Quentin will mobilize leaders in the black community who want to [...]

Minority Real Estate Trade Association, @NAREB, Installs News Leadership

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Washington, DC – Members of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB®), installed real estate broker, Donnell Spivey to lead the nation’s oldest minority professional trade group as its 28th president. Out-going president, Julius Cartwright, passed the ceremonial gavel during the culminating event of NAREB’s 66th Annual Convention held August 4th through August 7th [...]

Golf Legend Calvin Peete Will Be Featured at Drum Major for Justice Heritage Golf Classic Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

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Atlanta, GA – As the nation pauses to commemorate the struggles and achievements since the 1963 March on Washington, it’s only fitting that golf legend, Calvin Peete, headline the annual Drum Major for Justice Heritage Golf Classic Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. Presented by Dr. Evelyn Gibson Lowery and SCLC/Women’s Organizational [...]

Rev. Edward V. Leftwich, Jr. : Musician, Urban Leader, Local “Hero” – Dead at 68

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Following a brief, intense illness, Rev. Edward Vernon Leftwich Jr. died at his home in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Father’s Day, June 16, 2013. He was attended in his journey to his next dimension by his children – Edward III; Tienne Leftwich Callender; Cathryn Perry; and Rebecca Perry-Glickstein- his grandsons, Avery, Hunter and James Edward; [...]

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