Kaepernick Workout: Real Opportunity Or PR Move?

Photo: sportsmockery.com 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 […]

Iggy Azalea Versus T.I. — What Did We Learn?

This morning on The Breakfast Club rapper T.I. made some comments about former protégé Iggy Azalea that were less than flattering. “What happened was, and this is just my opinion—keep in mind I didn’t say it to speak down on shawty. This is my truth. I’m sharing it. I don’t wish no ill will on […]

How One Man Created A Successful Black Pro Sports League

In 1867 the National Association of Amateur Base Ball Players rejected Blacks. In 1876, owners of the professional National League adopted a “gentleman’s agreement” to keep Black players out. In response, Blacks formed their own teams and travelled across the country to play other teams. They drew crowds but there was one big problem: white […]

Tyler Perry Honored With Star On Walk Of Fame, Welcomes 800 Guests To Dedicate Studio

LOS ANGELES, CA. January 06, 2019: Tyler Perry at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Picture: Paul Smith/Featureflash Tyler Perry was honored Tuesday with his very own star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Perry, most known for his Madea character, has literally turned the entertainment world upside down and done so in […]

Black Man Owns Most Trusted Sports Marketing Firm In The World

All photos courtesy of Brandon G. Best, Elite Visions Photography Recently Lebron James started a movement, “More Than an Athlete,” in response to a cable news network commentator saying he should focus on basketball. That exchange sparked a major conversation in America and on social media. It’s true, athletes don’t just dribble the ball anymore […]

Why We Need ‘A Different World’ Back

If you don’t think ‘A Different World’ was the coolest show, ever, this article is not for you. The show debuted this week in 1987 and for an entire generation of Black people, it was completely groundbreaking. It was entertaining, provocative and completely written from a Black perspective. A Different World challenged the culture on […]

Black Couples Launches A Black Arts & Business Festival

How can Black creatives get jobs, paid and grow their professional network? South by Southwest and other major festivals for creatives are generally run by cisgender white men and often, not very inclusive; they’re also very expensive. Early bird tickets to South by Southwest, for example, will set you back $1300. New Orleans will host […]

CoCo Gauff Is The Future of Women’s Tennis

Cori “CoCo” Gauff took the sports world by storm during her improbable run through Wimbledon last week. The 15 year old tennis star is the youngest player in history to ever qualify for the tournament. Despite being relatively unknown heading in, she quickly became a fan favorite.   Introduction To The World The Delray Beach, Florida […]

Jaden Smith Uses Vegan Food Truck To Feed Homeless

Jaden Smith is a critically acclaimed actor and rapper. He’s also becoming quite the philanthropist. During his birthday weekend he took to Instagram to unveil his “I Love You” pop up vegan restaurant. He used the vegan food truck to give out free vegan meals to the homeless on Skid Row in Downtown Los Angeles, […]