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Dionne Warwick, Donny Hathaway & More to Receive Special Merit Awards

The Recording Academy has announced this year's Lifetime Achievement Award, Trustees Award and Technical GRAMMY Award recipients This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Black...

ESSENCE Beauty Carnival Hits the Road in 2019 — World’s Largest Beauty Experience for Black Women

Tickets On-Sale Now for Kick-Off in New York City April 27-28, 2019 The ESSENCE® Beauty Carnival ™, recognized as the world's largest...

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Names Global Leaders to Solidarity Council on Racial Equity

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) named and convened 20 individuals who will serve on a newly established Solidarity Council on Racial Equity (SCoRE). These...

Pulitzer Prize Winner Alice Walker will return to Zora Neale Hurston’s Eatonville, Florida – to be honored during the historic 30th Zora Neale Hurston...

Producers of the Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA! Festival) will pay tribute to Pulitzer Prize recipient Alice Walker, during...

Focus on history: Remembering John Hope Franklin (birthday January 2, 1915) and his perspectives on The Emancipation Proclamation (issued January 1, 1863)

John Hope Franklin earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University before embarking on a career as one of the most renowned historians of his time....

Dr. Ariana Curtis, an Afro-Latina researcher, curator and storyteller, welcomes a more inclusive ‘history’

Dr. Ariana A. Curtis, Curator for Latinx History and Culture at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and...

Former Intuit And Google Executive Joins U.S. Digital Currency Marketplace HBUS As General Counsel Tiffani McCoy Becomes The First African-American Woman to Serve...

HBUS (www.hbus.com), the exclusive U.S. strategic partner of Huobi (www.huobigroup.com), the world's leading blockchain asset solutions provider,announced Tiffani McCoy as General Counsel. McCoy previously served as the Assistant General...

OneUnited Bank Unveils “Take A Knee” Campaign 9-Week Giveback Campaign to Support Social Justice

 In an unprecedented move, OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, unveils the "Take A Knee" Campaign with a stunning masterpiece, Last Man Standing,...

Higher Heights Launches #BlackWomenVote Website Heading Into Election Day to Energize and Engage Black Women to Tell Their Truth, Cast Their Vote, and Flex...

Higher Heights, the leading, independent and trusted voice for Black women leading up to, and beyond Election Day, has rolled out its #BlackWomenVote campaign...

TMCF 31st Anniversary Awards Gala Raises Over $5.6 Million In One Night To Support Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU) Students

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced over $5.6M was raised (at the time of print) at Monday night's 31st Anniversary Awards Gala. The audience consisted of...

Muhammad Ali, The People’s Champ, Featured In Limited Engagement Exhibition In Los Angeles This Fall

Muhammad Ali Enterprises announced that the world's all-time greatest heavyweight boxer, timeless cultural icon and international legend will take up residence in Los Angeles starting Nov. 2 with...

The dysfunctionality of the American Political System

By:  Charles Blatcher, III Those who pay attention to the political winds understand we are living in peculiar times. What we have experienced during the...
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Open Letter to Black Veterans

By: Charles Blatcher, III, Chairman Email: cnmmmf@aol.com Release date: October 24, 2020 Dear...

New York Life Investment Management CEO Yie-Hsin Hung Named One of American Banker’s 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance for Fourth Consecutive Year

Yie-Hsin Hung, CEO of New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM), the global asset management business of New York Life, has been selected...

KPMG Study Finds 75% Of Female Executives Across Industries Have Experienced Imposter Syndrome In Their Careers

A majority of executive women across a range of industries identified having experienced feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt, or imposter syndrome, at...

American Banker Names M&T Bank’s Michele Trolli to “Most Powerful Woman to Watch”

M&T Bank Executive Vice President and Chief Technology and Operations Officer Michele Trolli has been named by American Banker as one of the "25 Most Powerful...