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On MLK Day Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee Announce Plans to Skip the Oscars

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It’s sad to hear that on the day we honor Martin Luther King, Jr. award-winning director, Spike Lee, and actress and producer, Jada Pinkett Smith, have announced they will not attend the 2016 Oscar ceremony. Sad but a great way to bring attention to the fact that this is the second year all-white slate of major […]

Spike Lee Revisits Young Michael Jackson in ‘From Motown to Off the Wall

NY Police Sgt. Kizzy Adonis Charged with Failure to Supervise in Connection with the Death of Eric Garner

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By Melanie Eversley, USA Today – A New York City police sergeant has been stripped of her gun and badge in connection with the July 2014 death of Eric Garner, a 43-year-old black Staten Island man who died after police to administered a controversial choke hold. Read the full story at USAToday.com (video by Newsy Newslook).

Filmmaker Jordan Flaherty Explores Racial and Economic Justice Issues in New Documentary Series

Award Winning Gospel Singer Donnie McClurkin Takes The High Road In Response To Recent Scene In The Premiere Of FOX Show Empire

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Los Angeles, CA – There’s no explanation or understandable reason for the actions people take under the guise of entertainment. When did the art of creative writing resort to penning scripts for shock value and controversy? During the recent season premiere of FOX Television’s hit show, Empire, the writers targeted gospel artist Donnie McClurkin. There […]

NY Police Sgt. Kizzy Adonis Charged with Failure to Supervise in Connection with the Death of Eric Garner

The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc Recognizes Caregivers During 38th Annual Symposium

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The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc. (BWA) presented its 38th Annual Symposium: Workshop & Awards Luncheon in the nation’s capital recently, hosting a blue-ribbon workshop on the financial impact of caregiving and honoring the service and accomplishments of five African-American women. Experts indicate that by 2020, the United States will need more caregivers than teachers.1 African-American […]

Recently Released from the Feds Former Playboy TV Producer Ken Francis Inks “Buckwild” YouTube Deal with Fullscreen, Inc.

Southern Company and Perennial Strategy Group Host the Seventh Annual Evening of Excellence

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Washington, DC – On Friday, September 18, 2015, and Perennial Strategy Group joined together to host the seventh annual Evening of Excellence, which this year recognized individuals who have greatly empowered the lives of youth and young professionals through mentorship and advocacy. Hosted as a part of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) 45th Annual […]

@CBCFInc Announces 44th Annual Legislative Conference #CBCFALC14