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SINGER/ACTRESS ANTONIQUE SMITH AND PRODUCERS 1500 OR NOTHIN’ TAKE YOU BEHIND THE SCENES OF BET’S GUN HILL MUSIC

“Hold On” Is the Lead Single for Movie Soundtrack Catch the Encore of Gun Hill on BET This Saturday, July 12th at 8pm EST   LOS ANGELES, CA – July 9, 2014 – Singer...

Initiative Transforms Health Conversations at African American Family Reunions

The Family Reunion Health Guide helps families talk about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The...

MediaTakeOut.com Endangers Black Women

By Jeremy Bamidele MediaTakeOut.com is a celebrity entertainment blog targeted at the urban consumer.  One of the titles of its most recent article read “Alicia Keys is one of our fave chicks in...

GLENDA NEWELL-HARRIS, M.D. ELECTED NATIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE LINKS, INCORPORATED

Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) — The Links, Incorporated and The Links Foundation, Incorporated have elected Glenda Newell-Harris, M.D., as its 16th national president. The election of...

Ray Nagin is Sentence to 10 Years in Prison

June 9, 2014 – New Orleans Mayor Nagin, made famous during Hurricane Katrina has been convicted and sentenced on federal corruption charges. Even though no evidence was presented that Nagin...

Whites Sinking Into Poverty Along With African-Americans

By Sherwood Ross It used to be that when the National Urban League(NUL) spoke up it was to spotlight the plight of second-class African-Americans suffering from segregation and discrimination. Now...

AFRICAN AMERICANS GAINING GROUND DEVELOPING REAL ESTATE

F. Todd Ryan Developing His Land into $4,000,000 Development. Boston, MA (BlackNews.com) — Richard Michel Abraham, founder of the REDI Foundation, introduced his 6-month one-on-one mentoring...

MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER MARCUS PARKER LAUNCHES NEW ANDROID APP AS A TOOL FOR DAILY MOTIVATION

A Dose Of Motivation” with Marcus Parker is now available in the Google Play Store Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The evening news, the feature story on the front page of the paper, and...

North Carolina NAACP and Others Challenge State’s Voter Suppression Law in Federal Court

Crucial Hearing is Last Chance to Block Restrictions Before the 2014 Election WINSTON-SALEM, NC – On behalf of the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, today a legal team will begin...

20th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival Largest Ever With More Than 550,000 Attendees

FESTIVAL MARKED 20 YEAR MILESTONE WITH 20 STAGES OF ENTERTAINMENT AND EMPOWERMENT OVER FOUR DAYS MORE THAN 80 ARTISTS: ELECTRIFYING PERFORMANCES FROM PRINCE, LIONEL RICHIE, MARY J. BLIGE, NAS, JILL...