Today is Sun April 30, 2017


23 Aug. 2016

Obamas’ love potion on film, first date chemistry, gets smiles on GMA

The much anticipated film that tells the beginning love story of US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hits theaters August 26. Inspired by accounts of the first couple’s first date, Richard Tanne’s romantic and intimate directorial debut Southside With You brings audiences along for the ride as charming first-year law associate Barack […]

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15 Aug. 2016

3rd Annual Singles Conference, September

SAVED, SINGLE, SATISFIED OR SEARCHING Bishop Marvin L. Sapp has been nominated for a Dove Award for his 10th album You Shall Live in the Best Contemporary Gospel Album category. Sapp previously won the 2011 Dove Award for Best Contemporary Gospel Song of the Year (“The Best in Me”). The renowned Gospel singer and preacher […]

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28 Jul. 2016

Global United Fellowship heads to North Carolina in 2017

The glory of God shone round about them in Baltimore MD, when the third annual (GUF) Global United Fellowship’s 2016 Gathering led by Presiding Prelate Bishop Neil C. Ellis (Sr. Pastor of Mount Tabor Church in Nassau, Bahamas) named four new bishops in a holy spirit led Episcopal Consecration service during the  July  Gathering. Committed […]

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12 Jul. 2016

“Underground” at NAACP national convention

The 107th NAACP Annual Convention held this July 17-18 in Cincinnati, Ohio will do something unprecedented. They along with creators, writers and executive producers Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, of WGN America’s hit cable TV series “Underground” will co-host NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks’ reception for more than 1,500 NAACP convention delegates, where the cast will […]

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18 May. 2016

Personal Pick: Agents of Change

Agents of Change, a powerful documentary about the black student-led protest movement on college campuses in the late 1960s, and its connection to the Black Lives Matter movement and campus protests of today–the film won the Jury and the Audience Award for Best Feature Documentary at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles. Today, […]

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25 Apr. 2016

Harlem dining on film

Harlem on My Plate, a documentary short film that explores the history of Harlem’s food renaissance, has been accepted to participate in competition in the Narrative Short Films category at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF), which runs April 25 – 29, 2016, and in the Short Films category at the NYC Indie […]

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22 Apr. 2016

Education Announcement: City Year deadline is April 30

City Year is accepting applications. Deadline for 2016 is April 30. Young people 18-24 who want to accelerate their careers can acquire marketable professional skills by serving as a City Year AmeriCorps member for a year before, during or after college. City Year is an AmeriCorps program that helps elementary, middle and high school students […]

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12 Apr. 2016

Barbershop, the three-peat

The gang reunites for a third time at Calvin’s famed Chicago barbershop and the next haircut is the least of it. Ice Cube (Calvin) returns along with Cedric the Entertainer (Eddie) to trim edges, sweep up mess and solve the neighborhood problems as best they know how. There are also a few new faces on […]

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26 Mar. 2016

Annual Black Male Summit 2016

The University of Akron will host its ninth annual Black Male Summit April 8-9 at the John S. Knight Center and on campus. The national conference is open to all high school and college students as well as educators, administrators, community members, families and those committed to supporting, encouraging and celebrating black male success. Black […]

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20 Feb. 2016

Senator Cory Booker, he spoke on love

It had been a tough week and an especially challenging day: I received two pieces of news that put me in a bad mood. Though I had committed to covering an event in San Francisco this night, I did not count on the rain—despite welcoming down pours at any other time in our recent drought […]

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