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Hillary Clinton Expands African American Staff, Appoints Black Vote Director

by Lauren Victoria Burke – NBCBLK has confirmed from a Hillary Clinton aid that Hillary for America is expanding its African-American outreach team for the general election. The Clinton campaign has hired several staffers in an effort to build an already sizable advantage with African-American voters. During the primaries, African-American voters favored Clinton overwhelmingly and […]

It’s Becoming Very Clear the Support of Black Voters, Especially Black Women is the Key to a Hillary Clinton Win

Urban Movie Channel Presents #LUCKY NUMBER, a Comedy Starring Wu-Tang Legend”Method Man”

Los Angeles, CA – Just in time for March Madness, RLJ Entertainment’s Urban Movie Channel (UMC) presents the laugh-out-loud buddy comedy, #Lucky Number, premiering on March 18, 2016. In the film, an aspiring New York City sportscaster’s life is on the slow track, until he gets the old cell number of major basketball star “The […]

60 Minutes’ Byron Pitts and the N-word: The need for top-down reprogramming

UNCF and Fund II Foundation Launch $48 Million STEM Scholarship for African American Students

New York, NY – UNCF and Fund II Foundation announced the launch of a major scholarship program benefiting African American students interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars Program is a $48 million initiative aimed at addressing diversity gaps that exist in the […]

Where is Today’s Madame CJ Walker?

RACE – The Incredible True Story of Gold Medal Champion Jesse Owens

Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. “Race” is an enthralling film about courage, determination, tolerance, […]

Congresswomen Announce Creation of Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls

As many African-American see it, there are 2 Ben Carsons

By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press – Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — Ayauna King-Baker loved Ben Carson’s “Gifted Hands” memoir so much that she made her daughter Shaliya read it. So when Carson showed up in town to sign copies of his new book, King-Baker dragged the giggly 13-year-old along to the bookstore so they could both […]

A Poll Shows Americans Like President Obama More Than His Predecessor, or Any of His Would-Be Successors

California Realists Seek Solutions to Low African American Homeownership Rates

Los Angeles, CA –October 14, 2014 – Sounding the alarm about stagnant homeownership rates among African Americans, the California Association of Real Estate Brokers (CAREB) is calling California-based real estate industry professionals, government policy experts, housing advocates and others for a two-day conference, October 16 and 17, 2014, in Los Angeles. The conference, The State […]

#Ferguson and Gaza-Awakening a Sleeping Giant?

By Felicia M Davis (@feliciamdavis or fmd@dogonvillage.com )-Last night I went to sleep pleased that my daughter, a mature Howard University student, traveled to Ferguson to stand for justice. She arrived safely with four friends and attended what she referred to as the usual “Negro Church Rally”—talking, singing then marching. Later that night, and long […]