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  • LisaRaye’s Film On Skin Bleaching

    LisaRaye’s Film On Skin Bleaching

    Skinned is a gripping new TV movie that recently aired on TV One. Directed by Lisa Raye McCoy and Avery O. Williams, Skinned is about a dark-skinned girl who hates the skin she’s in and believes that bleaching her skin to become lighter is the way to happiness. Skin lightening has been a controversial trend in many countries around the world.

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  • BLACK ENTERPRISE Announces The 40 Best Companies For Diversity

    BLACK ENTERPRISE Announces The 40 Best Companies For Diversity

    BLACK ENTERPRISE has released its listing of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity as featured in the publication’s September 2015 issue. While the list showed most companies scoring high marks in senior management and corporate governance, most were found unsatisfactory when it came to procurement dollars spent with firms owned by African Americans and ethnic minorities – demonstrating a critical need to diversify this area. In 2005, BLACK ENTERPRISE began publishing its list of the “Best Companies for Diversity,” identifying […]

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  • A Ballerina’s Tale – A FILM BY NELSON GEORGE about African-American ballerina Misty Copeland

    A Ballerina’s Tale – A FILM BY NELSON GEORGE about African-American ballerina Misty Copeland

      A feature documentary about African-American ballerina Misty Copeland examining her prodigious rise, her potentially career ending injury, and themes of race and body image in the classical ballet world. The film also includes exclusive, unseen footage of Misty performing. There are showings in NYC as early as October 14. For upcoming film showing dates, go to http://www.aballerinastale.com/see-the-film/ ABOUT THE FILM Few dancers make it to the highest levels of classical ballet. Of that already small number only a fraction […]

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  • Janice Bryant Howroyd Inducted into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame

    Janice Bryant Howroyd Inducted into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame

      The Act-1 Group of Companies, a global business and human resources partner for Fortune 500 companies, is proud to announce that Mrs. Janice Bryant Howroyd, Founder and CEO, will be inducted into the National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame during the Legacy of Leaders awards luncheon held during the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame weekend September 23-27, 2015. Other honorees at the event will include the Honorable David Dinkins, Dr. Robert Franklin, Reverend Otis Moss Jr., […]

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  • UK launches international recognition of “National Inclusion Week”

    UK launches international recognition of “National Inclusion Week”

    United Kingdom — National Inclusion Week, which was founded in the UK by Inclusive Employers three years ago, is now pleased to include the United States and India in the international recognition. Inclusive Employers, an organization dedicated to helping employers develop an inclusive workplace, looks forward to collaborating with partners in the United States and US National Director Janine Fondon as well as other representatives in India to deliver a historic week of information, resources, dialogue and insights about inclusion. […]

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  • President Obama to Address Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 38th Annual Awards Gala

    President Obama to Address Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 38th Annual Awards Gala

    The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) announced today that President Barack Obama will address the largest Latino gala in the country at CHCI’s 38th Annual Awards Gala on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.This marks six of the past eight years President Obama has addressed the CHCI Gala, going back to when he was a presidential candidate in 2008. “CHCI is honored to welcome President Obama to address our 38th Annual Awards Gala in celebration […]

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  • The Jacksons: Next Generation

    The Jacksons: Next Generation

    Lifetime’s all-new docu-series “The Jacksons: Next Generation” (#JacksonsNextGen) focuses on the third generation of the famed Jackson family — Taj, Taryll and TJ — Tito Jackson’s sons and nephews of the famed Jackson 5. Premiering Friday, October 2, at 10PM ET/PT, the series features the brothers as they work to balance a career and their lives as traditional family men while living up to the pressures and demands that comes with their last name. The siblings, known as the music […]

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  • Hue Man Books presents Michael Strahan at MIST Harlem on October 15th

    Hue Man Books presents Michael Strahan at MIST Harlem on October 15th

    Michael will be signing his new book Wake up Happy at MIST Harlem on October 15th from 7-9PM. Strahan, who made his name on the football field, setting the record for single season sacks in 2001 was inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014 but his star has shined brighter and for longer than his 216 history-making games with the New York Giants, which included a win at Super Bowl XLII. In 2012, he beat a competitive roster […]

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