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Black Media Company Releases First Animated Series That Teaches Children Authentic African American History

School age children are learning in the age of technology, i.e. internet, wireless devices and multi-dimensional imagery. Major conglomerates such as PBS Kids, Disney and Nickelodeon have met success with engaging children in programming for entertainment or educational purposes. However, there are few educational shows that address the cultural and historical needs of children …Read More

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Mandy Bowman Black Wall Street App

Following the success of Official Black Wall Street’s web-based platform featuring over 1,900 listings by Black-owned businesses, the social enterprise, known as the “black yelp” is crowdfunding to make buying black even easier through the Official Black Wall Street app. With black businesses only getting 2% of the black community’s $1.1 trillion buying power, …Read More

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Reporter Melanie Dotson’s Sudden Death

The state of Mississippi and a local newsrooms continue to grieve the sudden death of one of their beloved reporters. Melanie Dotson, who was just 22-years old,  died suddenly of natural causes after making her mark at the local WJTV news television channel. According to the Hinds County Coroner, Dotson, who is a native of …Read More

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Michael Baisden Returns to Radio

Renowned radio personality Michael Baisden announced to his 4 million fans on his Facebook page that he will return to radio soon.  The departure of Michael Baisden left a huge void in urban radio. Recognized as one of the most influential men in radio, Michael Baisden hosted, produced, and programmed the top rated and most …Read More

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Tyler Perry Is Hiring

According to his official web site, “Tyler Perry Studios and its divisions are seeking people with a genuine passion for film and television. With our ever-expanding company we are always looking for talented and creative people to assist in bringing imagination to reality. If you want a career that inspires, work that expands your …Read More

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Patti Labelle’s New Pies

The sweet success of Patti Labelle’s sweet potato pies exclusively available at Walmart has led to a major expansion of her personal recipe-based product line. In fact, the pies have been so successful that she and Walmart have recently announced the release of three new Pattie Labelle premium cobblers and a new apple pecan …Read More

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17-Year Old Genius Thessalonika Arzu-Emery

Thessalonika Arzu-Embry, a teen prodigy with an IQ of 199, is a sought-after, influential role model for inspiring, mentoring, and empowering others. She graduated high school at age 11, earned a Bachelors degree in Psychology at the age of 14, an MBA at the age of 16, and is set to earn a PhD. …Read More

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Colin Kaepernick Making a Difference

After an initial backlash and a flurry of bad press, it appears that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s symbolic protest during “The Star-Spangled Banner” is really catching on. Kaepernick has been deliberately not standing at NFL games during the national anthem of the United States because of the history of racial oppression in …Read More