Awards/Honors

Black American Music Association (BAM) And Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC) Announce The Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame

Today the Black American Music Association (BAM) and the Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC) announced the formation of the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame (WOF). The momentous event featured remarks from...

Killer Mike Will Receive Inaugural Billboard Change Maker Award at the 2020 Billboard Music Award

KILLER MIKE NAMED FIRST-EVER RECIPIENT OF ANNUAL BILLBOARD CHANGE MAKER AWARD AT “THE 2020 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”   Rapper/Activist will be Recognized as a Leading Champion of Community Activism, Social Justice...

Tyler Perry Is ‘The People’s Champion of 2020’ For the ‘E! People’s Choice Awards’

Tyler Perry People's Champion E! announced today that world-renowned entertainment mogul, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Tyler Perry will be honored with "The People's Champion of 2020" award at the "E! People's...

Vince Carter Wins 2019-20 NBA Sportsmanship Award

NBA players have selected Vince Carter as the recipient of the 2019-20 NBA Sportsmanship Award, the NBA announced today. Carter, who spent the 2019-20 season with the Atlanta Hawks, announced...

Food

Black Restaurant Week Establishes ‘Feed The Soul Foundation’

Black Restaurant Week is proud to announce the establishment of the Feed The Soul Foundation, a new non-profit organization designed...

Black Restaurant Week Sponsored By Pepsi

Foodies can raise their forks to events showcasing African-American, African and Caribbean cuisine as Black Restaurant Week embarks on a local...

New Soul Kitchen Debuts Season Two on CLEO TV Saturday, October 3

New Soul Kitchen CLEO TV TURNS UP THE HEAT THIS FALL WITH SEASON TWO OF NEW SOUL KITCHEN PREMIERING BACK-TO-BACK...

AYO Foods Brings Authentic West-African Cuisine to US Grocers

Frozen meals just got a whole lot more joyful. AYO Foods, the authentic and delicious line of West-African inspired cuisine,...

Coca-Cola Freestyle Introduces Contactless Pouring

Coca-Cola Freestyle is rolling out its latest technology innovation – contactless pouring from a smartphone – as the coronavirus pandemic...

Documentary

‘Smoke: Marijuana + Black America’ Will Premiere Wednesday, November 18 at 10 PM

BET announces a new original documentary titled “Smoke: Marijuana + Black America,” set to premiere on Wednesday, November 18th at 10 pm ET/PT. Narrated and executive produced by multi-platinum rapper...

Revolt Announces Social Justice Documentary ‘From Pain to Power: A Revolt Special’ to Premiere on Monday, October 26th

Today, REVOLT announced its presentation of a new captivating documentary that takes a close look at the passionate struggle for social equality happening today, and the robust grassroots efforts propelling...

Soundtrack To Documentary ‘Billie’ About The Legendary Billie Holiday To Be Released November 13

Verve/UMe will release the official companion soundtrack for the anticipated documentary, Billie, about legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday on November 13. Billie: The Original Soundtrack, which will be available on...

TV One’s UNCENSORED Returns Sunday, September 6

TV ONE'S UNCENSORED RETURNS WITH A STAR-STUDDED LINE UP THAT TELLS IT ALL IN NEW EPISODES STARTING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 AT 10 P.M./9C  Season 3 to Spotlight Larenz Tate, Tyrese, Eve, Yandy Smith-Harris,  Omari...

Education

iHeartMedia Announces ‘HBCU Homecoming Celebration On iHeartRadio’ On November 12

WHAT: iHeartMedia announced today the programming lineup for the “HBCU Homecoming Celebration on iHeartRadio,” which will feature a number of...

David Banner Curates The Thurgood Marshall College Fund RISE Concert

Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), a national organization providing support to publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly...

U.S. Polo Assn. Welcomes Morehouse College to Collegiate Partnership Program

U.S. Polo Assn., the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA), will once again outfit competitive collegiate polo...

NFL Hall of Famer Willie Lanier Launches Initiative to Build Football Fields at HBCUs

Willie Lanier, NFL Hall of Famer and former Kansas City Chiefs great is announcing an initiative to install state-of-the-art playing...

Morgan Stanley to Provide $12 Million in Full Scholarships to Spelman College Students

Over the next four years, talented Spelman College students will receive full scholarships from Morgan Stanley, a leading global financial...

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