Star Golfers Consider Forming A New Tour, Why Can’t Black NBA Stars Form A League?

For the past two years an interesting idea has been picking up steam, among the top golfers in the world. Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods and others have been approached by the Premier Golf League about forming a new tour, one stacked with only the biggest names in the sport. It would promise huge earnings and […]

Didn’t See Hamilton? Now There’s A Hip Hop Play About Frederick Douglas

Photo: Ford’s Theatre, “Necessary Sacrifices” Hamilton created a movement that revolutionized theater and introduced the world to the Founding Fathers, in a new way. Hamilton, written by  Lin-Manuel Miranda, heavily utilizes hip hop to tell the story of a lesser known Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton is an important figure in American history but Frederick […]

Black Hollywood: From Mammy To Studio Owners

There was a time when Black people’s only presence in film was in the capacity of servitude. On Sunday night, however, Matthew A. Cherry and producer Karen Rupert Toliver, the creator and producer of Hair Love, respectively, were honored. They were not honored as maids or butlers but rather, original creators of content. Cherry was honored […]

Hair Love & The Obamas: Black Creators Honored At The Oscars

Director Matthew A. Cherry and producer Karen Rupert Toliver arrive for the 2020 Oscars Nominees Luncheon in Hollywood on January 27, 2020. (Photo by Valerie MACON / AFP) The Obamas formed their own production company in 2018, Higher Ground Productions. It was then announced that the Obamas had inked a multiyear deal with Netflix to […]

Black Woman Was Denied Jobs At Radio Stations So She Started Her Own

Danielle Johnson couldn’t get an invite to their party so she decided to throw her own. Johnson has been in the radio business since 2009 and has seen firsthand the need for more Black ownership. Big media dominates the radio business, a fact that hinders a lot of Black voices from being heard. Johnson, in […]

24-Hour Black News Channel Launches In February

JC Watts, BNC Founder CNN changed the game in 1980 when it launched as the first 24-hour news channel. The world is about to change again with the launch of the Black News Channel (BNC). Launching on February 20, BNC will be the only television news network with news programming gathered, written, and produced “by […]

NBA Superstar & 5 Barbers Give Back To Elementary School

NBA superstar Tobias Harris recently signed a $180 million contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. Rather than sitting back and counting his coins, this star is focused on giving back. Harris is passionate about educational equity and justice; part of that is seeing an increase in the number of Black educators increase. He’s putting his money […]

Byron Allen Gets Assist From Diddy & Former NBC Exec In Racial Discrimination Suit

Photo: REUTERS/Lawrence Hurley Byron Allen’s case is currently being heard in the Supreme Court, the outcome of which could have a significant impact on the civil rights of Black people. Allen recently received a major boost in support, from two unlikely sources — a former NBC Universal executive and the one and only, Diddy. With […]

Kaepernick Workout: Real Opportunity Or PR Move?

Photo: This Saturday Colin Kaepernick will work out for several NFL teams. When news of the private workout in being held in Atlanta broke Tuesday afternoon it was met with universal excitement by all of his supporters. It’s what we’ve wanted for the last three years — an opportunity for Colin to continue his […]

First Black Owned TV Production Company Launches In Bristol

In Southwest England there is a city that has shaped world and particularly, Black history — Bristol. The first European since the Vikings to land on mainland North America was John Cabot, who set sail from Bristol. The first Englishman to lead an exploration to North America was William Weston, a Bristol merchant. On the […]