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  • Announcing 10th Annual Roots Picnic with Solange and Pharrell

    Announcing 10th Annual Roots Picnic with Solange and Pharrell

      SATURDAY, JUNE 3 | Festival Pier | Philadelphia will Feature an All-Star Lineup Over 3 Stages Including a Headlining set by Pharrell and The Roots, as well as Lil Wayne, Solange, 21 Savage, Kimbra and more! “Seeing [The Roots} take the stage at their annual festival is to watch the Philly legends in their truest element.” -Billboard.com The legendary Roots crew announce that their annual ROOTS PICNIC is returning to Philadelphia’s Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing on SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017. The acclaimed festival, now celebrating its tenth […]

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  • Final Showing of “Native Fashion Now” Exhibition Arrives at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York for Fashion Week

    Final Showing of “Native Fashion Now” Exhibition Arrives at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York for Fashion Week

    Acclaimed Show Features 67 Native Designers From Across North America “Native Fashion Now” opens Friday, Feb. 17, at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York and features the work of 67 Native American designers. Image: Orlando Dugi (Dine [Navajo]), cape, dress, and headdress from “Desert Heat” collection, 2012. Silk, organza, feathers, beads, and 24k gold; feathers, beads, and silver; porcupine quills and feathers. Model: Julia Foster. Hair and makeup: Dina DeVore. Photo by Nate Francis/Unek Photography. […]

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  • Serena Williams and Muhammad Ali To Receive Jesse Owens Awards

    Serena Williams and Muhammad Ali To Receive Jesse Owens Awards

    Fellow Sports Stars & Olympians Will Celebrate Athletes’ Outstanding Achievements At the 2017 Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy Gala on April 27th in New York City   The International Athletic Association (IAA) announced that iconic tennis star Serena Williams and legendary boxer Muhammad Ali are the recipients of the esteemed 2017 Jesse Owens Awards. The prestigious awards recognize sports legends who exemplify the ideals embodied by Olympian and humanitarian Jesse Owens: integrity, perseverance and service. This year’s historic ceremony falls on the 81st anniversary of Jesse Owens’ incomparable […]

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  • Nielsen Releases New Report Highlighting The Multicultural Influence Across Grocery’s Fast-Growing, Perimeter Categories

    Nielsen Releases New Report Highlighting The Multicultural Influence Across Grocery’s Fast-Growing, Perimeter Categories

    With the rapid growth of multicultural households in America and their unparalleled influence on the marketplace, there is a strong need for retailers to revise their in-store strategies to include a wider range of fresh food products and flavor profiles that cater to the multicultural consumer set.  With this in mind, Nielsen released today a comprehensive report to help retailers understand the influence multicultural consumers wield across the meat, produce, seafood, deli, and bakery categories.  The report entitled, A Fresh Look […]

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  • MegaFest Returns to Dallas in Summer 2017

    MegaFest Returns to Dallas in Summer 2017

    Four-day Festival June 28 through July 1 to Attract More Than 100,000 MegaFest – the internationally acclaimed four-day faith, film and family festival hosted by best-selling author, entrepreneur and pastor, Bishop T.D. Jakes – is returning to Dallas for the third time, attracting an estimated 100,000 visitors to Dallas/Fort Worth June 28 – July 1. “MegaFest is uniquely spectacular,” Bishop Jakes said. “There’s nothing like it for men, women, youth, children and entire families. It fills so many needs in […]

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  • Salon Meyerland, One of the Largest Black Hair Care Salons in Houston, Texas, Announces New Name

    Salon Meyerland, One of the Largest Black Hair Care Salons in Houston, Texas, Announces New Name

    Salon Meyerland, which was originally called Salon Park Meyerland, offers 74 salon professionals under one roof   Bonner and Jenny Brinson, the owners of Salon Meyerland, a salon in Houston, TX that is devoted to healthy Black hair care, are pleased to announce that they have just rebranded their business. As part of this process, they have changed the name of their salon from Salon Park Meyerland to Salon Meyerland. To check out Salon Meyerland’s hours of operation or contact someone for […]

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  • Dark And Lovely Celebrates 45 Years Of Catering To The Beauty Needs Of African American Women

    Dark And Lovely Celebrates 45 Years Of Catering To The Beauty Needs Of African American Women

    Dark and Lovely Commemorates 45 Years of Beauty with Brand Ambassadors Teyonah Parris and Demetria McKinney, The Tom Joyner Foundation and its 2017 Scholarship RecipientsIn the photo: Actress and singer Demetria McKinney and the 2017 recipients of Dark and Lovely’s Young Women with a Purpose Scholarship in partnership with The Tom Joyner Foundation at Dark and Lovely’s 45th Anniversary celebration. Dark and Lovely, the brand that caters to the hair care and styling needs of women of color, celebrated the […]

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  • Ghanaian Drama Nakom Nominated for Film Independent Spirit Award; Opens Theatrically in New York on March 3rd

    Ghanaian Drama Nakom Nominated for Film Independent Spirit Award; Opens Theatrically in New York on March 3rd

       On March 3rd, Corinth Films will release Nakom, directed by the female team of TW Pittman and Daniela Norris, whose storytelling ability further emphasizes the fast growing prowess of female filmmakers in the entertainment industry. Nakom most notably is nominated for the John Cassavetes Film Independent Spirit Award for the best new film made for under $500,000. The Film Independent Spirit Awards will be televised live on the IFC Channel on Saturday, February 25th at 2pm PST/5pm EST. Summary: Set in present day Ghana, Nakom follows Iddrisu, a talented medical […]

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  • New Jersey: George Street Playhouse: “American Son”

    New Jersey: George Street Playhouse: “American Son”

    February 7 – 26, 2017 By Christopher Demos-Brown Directed by David Saint with John Bolger, Suzzanne Douglas, Mark Junek and Mark Kenneth Smaltz Jamal`s mother and her estranged husband rush to the police station when their son`s car has been pulled over. With no explanation forthcoming and emotions building, this highly-charged drama twists, turns and builds to an explosive conclusion. American Son, recipient of the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award for a new play by an emerging playwright, is certain to challenge […]

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