Although a new week is upon us, Sundays are for rest, reflection, refueling and gathering yourself for the six days that lie ahead. On Sunday May 19th, the road to refuel led us to Grammy, Academy and Golden Globe Award-Winning Musician, Actor and Activist Common’s latest press tour stop at The dReam Center Church of […]
Black people have created and influenced just about every genre you can think of – jazz, hip hop, pop, rock, gospel, country (which, yes, we invented!) and more. The U.S. finally took note in 1979 and initiated Black Music Month – also known as African American Music Appreciation Month – a month-long celebration highlighting the […]
In a surprise twist to his commencement speech at Morehouse College, billionaire investor and richest black person in America, Robert F. Smith announced that he would be paying off the entire student loan debt for each of the 396 students comprising the 2019 graduating class. The reveal was met with thunderous applause and chants of […]
Since the tragic passing of celebrated rapper and entrepreneur Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom mere weeks ago, many of his fans, family members, and collaborators still struggle daily in coming to terms with his absence. It’s difficult to overstate the impact Nipsey left on the hundreds of thousands if not millions of people he reached and […]
We sat down with Nakia Stephens, the award-winning screenwriter and producer who, through her independent screenwriting label Damn Write Originals, has partnered with aspireTV to bring a fresh slate of honest, contemporary African-American centered stories to the world. Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, the Savannah State University alumna used her HBCU education in Mass […]
Co-founder and CEO of Miss Jessie’s, Miko Branch, has been a household name in the Black community for as long as I can remember. She and her late sister, Titi Branch, are no doubt pioneers that serve as factors of why the beauty industry is poppin today for women of color
Putting Black-Owned on the Map: Restaurants You Need to Try Now The black owned food scene in the U.S. is large, but out of the hundreds of thousands of restaurants there are it’s like finding a needle in a haystack sometimes. Here’s to putting those businesses on the map!
Through entrepreneurship, motherhood and marriage, Brown said she’s finally found the secret about balance. And the secret is that it doesn’t exist.
Next up, Netflix joins the wave of tapping into the African influence with their latest collaboration with Triggerfish Animation, an award-winning South African studio and production company CAKE.