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Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money
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Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money

Numerous surveys show that many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, have little saved for retirement, and lack fundamental financial knowledge. Part of the problem, experts say, is that financial literacy has not been emphasized in American education; only 21 states require high school students to take a personal finance-related class. If parents want their children to learn the […]

National Black Theatre Receives Its First Obie Award
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National Black Theatre Receives Its First Obie Award

 Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) was awarded the Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Production and Continued Advocacy on behalf of Black Artists during the 65th Annual Obie Award ceremony on Tuesday, marking its first Obie win. The ceremony, hosted by entertainer Cole Escola, was presented on YouTube and continued its tradition of […]

Con Edison Prepared for Year's First Heat Wave, Offers Conservation Tips for Customers
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Con Edison Prepared for Year’s First Heat Wave, Offers Conservation Tips for Customers

Con Edison crews are prepared to respond to any service problems that arise as temperatures exceed 90 degrees starting Saturday. The heat, humidity and increased demand for electricity to power air conditioners can cause cables to overheat and lead to outages. The coming days could also bring thunderstorms, which can affect the overhead delivery system […]

John Lewis Dies, Age 80
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John Lewis Dies, Age 80

The death of Representative John Lewis on Friday, July 17th was confirmed in a statement by Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House of Representatives. Mr. Lewis had announced on Dec. 29th that he had Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was a fighter and he vowed to fight the disease.  “I have been in some kind of fight […]

NAACP Administers  Program in Partnership with BeyGOOD’s Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund
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NAACP Administers Program in Partnership with BeyGOOD’s Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund

BeyGOOD is a global initiative founded in 2013 to inspire people to be kind, to be charitable and to #BeyGood to themselves, to others, to the community, and to our world. BeyGOOD has partnered with programs to help people in the US, Europe, Africa, South America and the Caribbean. Over the last couple of months, the pandemic […]

STARZ Continues "SUMMER OF BLOCKBUSTERS @HOME"
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STARZ Continues “SUMMER OF BLOCKBUSTERS @HOME”

STARZ continues to offer consumers a number of exclusive summer blockbuster movies that will transform backyards into at-home movie theaters with first-run movies including: the worldwide $800M grossing Jumanji: The Next Level starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan;  the timeless and timely Little Women from Writer/Director Greta Gerwig;  the action comedy […]

Dr. Kelechi Uwaezuoke Talks about Lack of POC in the Medical Field, Impact on COVID-19, Related Illnesses & Deaths
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Dr. Kelechi Uwaezuoke Talks about Lack of POC in the Medical Field, Impact on COVID-19, Related Illnesses & Deaths

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the stark, often tragic disparity in health outcomes experienced by people of color. While there are many reasons minorities fare more poorly, including decades of systemic and structural inequities, one of the most obvious factors is staring us all in the face: Black and Brown patients rarely see physicians who […]

Does the Current "Black Lives Matter Movement" Solve The Problems of Black America
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Does the Current “Black Lives Matter Movement” Solve The Problems of Black America

The Village of Hempstead takes a monumental step in co-naming street major street in its downtown area “Black Lives Matter Way” aligning with the national protest movement in America.  The Village of Hempstead has a long and storied history which includes the election of the longest serving African American Mayor in New York State former […]

Multi-Platinum Singer-Songwriter AVANT Release Ninth Studio Album
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Multi-Platinum Singer-Songwriter AVANT Release Ninth Studio Album

“CAN WE FALL IN LOVE”, is an open-letter with raw honesty and intensity. Returning once again to add his signature style, producer Travis Sayles (Dark Child Productions) joins forces with Avant’s songwriting and lead vocals. A songwriter, producer, and label owner of MO-B Entertainment, Avant has traveled a long and steady path from being the […]

Financial Freedom is Black Power! Organization is Providing Solutions for the State of Black America
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Financial Freedom is Black Power! Organization is Providing Solutions for the State of Black America

In already unprecedented times, the state of Black America has seen major turmoil in the last few months. Between two national crises, COVID-19 and the current horrific racial injustices, time has never been more crucial for real change. One thing that continues to become more obvious is that true help will not come from the […]

New Book Helps Us Understand Our Life Patterns and Navigate Through Obstacles and Conflict
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New Book Helps Us Understand Our Life Patterns and Navigate Through Obstacles and Conflict

Conflict is ever present in our lives. From the socio-economic issues we were born into, to current health and social issues in the news, conflict is a common denominator and how we handle conflict can determine the outcome of our lives.  In Break the Curse, author, entrepreneur, and professor, Steve Kelley, shares how to beat […]

5 Signs That You Work For A Brilliant Jerk
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5 Signs That You Work For A Brilliant Jerk

Some business leaders who are bright and hard-working also can be extremely demanding and difficult to work for. Such that a leader’s behavior and its negative impact on others may reach the point where the business becomes dysfunctional.   Dr. Katrina Burrus, author of Managing Brilliant Jerks: How Organizations and Coaches Can Transform Difficult Leaders into Powerful […]

"Black Dance Stories" Announces July 2020 Lineup
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“Black Dance Stories” Announces July 2020 Lineup

Black Dance Stories announces its July 2020 lineup, featuring stories by and discussions with, well-known dancers and choreographers who use their art to create commentary on the Black experience. Created and conceived by performer, producer, and dance writer Charmaine Warren, the newly launched story sharing and discussion series highlights Black creatives in the dance world. Black Dance Stories streams […]

'The History of White People in America' Premieres July 6th on WORLD's YouTube Channel
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‘The History of White People in America’ Premieres July 6th on WORLD’s YouTube Channel

As Americans prepare to celebrate the nation’s birth this Independence Day in the midst of historic uproar about racial disparities and injustices, WORLD Channel — the public media channel that helps us understand conflicts, movements and cultures that may be distinct from our own — presents a new animated musical series, The History of White People […]

Earth, Wind & Fire Will Kick-Off Virtual Dance Party "Saturdaze Summer 2020" July 4th
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Earth, Wind & Fire Will Kick-Off Virtual Dance Party “Saturdaze Summer 2020” July 4th

Legendary band, Earth, Wind & Fire will kick off a virtual weekend dance party, Saturdaze Summer 2020 beginning July 4 at 4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT. The afternoon series will take place every Saturday throughout the month of July and feature a special guest DJ each week spinning EWF classic tunes.  The fun begins with DJ DNice on deck. EWF […]