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  • Sudanese-American Wife, Mother of Two and Creative Entrepreneur, Selma Idris, Unveils The Brown Crayon Project

    Sudanese-American Wife, Mother of Two and Creative Entrepreneur, Selma Idris, Unveils The Brown Crayon Project

    The Beauty Industry’s First Certified Organic Collection of Hair and Skin Products for Brown Babies Hits the Market Summer 2016 NEW YORK, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Selma Idris is proud to introduce The Brown Crayon Project, a carefully-curated collection of hair, scalp, skin and body cleansers, conditioners, lotions, moisturizers and oils formulated with brown babies in mind. “My first son, Adam, developed cradle cap, like so many babies do. I sourced everything available to me in shops and online but could not […]

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  • OneUnited Bank Partners With #BlackMoneyMatters L.A. To Empower African-Americans To #BankBlack In Response To National Outcry

    OneUnited Bank Partners With #BlackMoneyMatters L.A. To Empower African-Americans To #BankBlack In Response To National Outcry

    July 23rd from 2pm-5pm over 1,000 people are expected to attend and move their money OneUnited Bank, the nation’s largest Black-owned bank, first black internet bank, and FDIC insured, announces its partnership with #BlackMoneyMattersLA to empower the Black community in Los Angeles. The message of #BlackMoneyMattersLA is “one of non-violence, non-vitriol, and responsible action, to mobilize as a people and deposit money into Black-owned banks all across the nation, starting with OneUnited Bank”. There has been a community awakening following recent tragic events, including a desire […]

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  • Remembering Prince — Storm Entertainment releases a new tribute comic book biography

    Remembering Prince — Storm Entertainment releases a new tribute comic book biography

    Now available in both print and digital. After his untimely death last month, Prince left behind more than a legacy of memorable songs, but bequeathed an indelible imprint on popular culture as well. Storm Entertainment captures this spirit in a new tribute comic book biography. The 24-page comic book is written by Michael L. Frizell with art by Ernesto Lovera and Vincenzo Sansone chronicles his meteoric rise to dominance in the pop/funk music scene..  The one-shot features three collectable covers […]

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  • Harlem School of the Arts honors the first African American Rockette Jennifer Jones

    Harlem School of the Arts honors the first African American Rockette Jennifer Jones

    Harlem School of the Arts Dance  honored Dancer Jennifer Jones, the first African American Radio City Music Hall Rockette during its spectacular event that was written, directed and choreographed by HSA’s Dance Director Aubrey Lynch II. The  rhythmic, storytelling dance program featured The Harlemettes and the The Harlem Rockets. Jones commented, “I knew I wanted to dance and no matter what obstacles or challenges I faced dancing remained my focus. Being the first African American Radio City Music Hall Rockette was an amazing experience and […]

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  • Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Acquires Digital News Community Platform: TheGrio

    Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Acquires Digital News Community Platform: TheGrio

    Entertainment Studios, Inc., (www.es.tv) one of the largest independent producers and distributors of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations, and owner of seven 24-hour HD cable television networks (PETS.TV, COMEDY.TV, RECIPE.TV, CARS.TV, ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, and JUSTICECENTRAL.TV), proudly announces its acquisition of the New York-based African-American focused digital news platform TheGrio (www.TheGrio.com). TheGrio – which means ‘storyteller’ in Africa – is a digital video-centric news community platform providing compelling stories and perspectives currently underrepresented in existing national media outlets. TheGrio’s […]

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  • PRAY FOR ORLANDO: DoubleXXposure Media Gathers Talent to hold Fundraising Concert for Orlando Shooting Victims

    PRAY FOR ORLANDO: DoubleXXposure Media Gathers Talent to hold Fundraising Concert for Orlando Shooting Victims

    Angelo Ellerbee, CEO of DoubleXXposure Media, has long stood at the forefront of the LGBT rights movement, and sits among the pioneers in the fight against AIDS. His firm issued a statement on June 13, 2016 regarding the horrific act of violence in Orlando, and of their plans for a fundraising concert benefiting those affected. “As an openly gay, African American man, I am a part of a community that has long been in the crosshairs of misunderstanding and violence. […]

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  • NBA Legends Team Up With the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)

    NBA Legends Team Up With the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)

    40th Anniversary Celebrity Golf Tournament at Andrews Air Force Base Golf Course National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) National President Gregory A. Thomas, and Executive Director Dwayne Crawford  announced the NOBLE 40th Anniversary Celebrity Golf Tournament Fundraiser at the Law & Legends Breakfast of Champions at the Harvard Club of New York City.  Four-time NBA All-Star Otis Birdsong and the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) collaborated with NOBLE for the event, which included NBA All-Star Nate “Tiny” Archibald, […]

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  • Comerica Bank’s Chief Diversity Officer Linda D. Forte to Retire Following a 42-Year Career

    Comerica Bank’s Chief Diversity Officer Linda D. Forte to Retire Following a 42-Year Career

    Nathaniel Bennett Named New Chief Diversity Officer Comerica’s Senior Vice President of Business Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer Linda D. Forte has announced her plans to retire in August 2016 following a 42-year career with the bank. Comerica Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition Nathaniel Bennett has been named as Comerica’s new Chief Diversity Officer, reporting to Megan D. Burkhart, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. In addition to his new responsibilities, Bennett will continue his role as […]

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  • Citizens Trust Bank Announces Next Generation Advisory Board

    Citizens Trust Bank Announces Next Generation Advisory Board

    Citizens Trust Bank Cynthia N. Day, President and CEO, and the Inaugural Next Generation Advisory Board Citizens Trust Bank, a recognized leader in the financial services industry, today announces its Next Generation Advisory Board (NGAB).  The advisory board will serve in a collaborative capacity to explore innovative and strategic ways to offer financial solutions to a changing and diverse demographic.  NGAB is comprised of thirteen young and inspiring Atlanta business leaders who have an interest in enhancing access to financial services […]

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