John Singleton Remembered As A Pioneer In Black Cinema

The movie Green Book was released in 2018 with much criticism. For Black audiences the movie was a betrayal — it explored a sobering chapter of our history from a very non-Black perspective. Our reaction to Green Book is John Singleton’s legacy. In a very short time we have shifted from the expectation that our […]

Black Woman With Lil Wayne’s Sport Agency Is First To Rep A Top 3 NFL Pick

Harriett Tubman probably looked on with joy when the New York Jets took Quinnen Williams with the number 3 pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Williams is represented by Nicole Lynn, the first Black woman to represent a top 3 NFL Draft pick. NFL agents receive a commission of up to 3 percent of a […]

Serena Williams Launches Venture Capital Fund For Women, People Of Color

Less than 1% of American venture capital-backed founders are Black. In 2018 firms led by women received only 2.2% of all venture funds. There is a serious problem in the venture capital space and ultimately, Black people are suffering because of it. As always, a Black woman is stepping up to do something about it. […]

Magic Johnson Joining Forces With Ice Cube To Buy Sports Networks From Disney

“Shut up and dribble” just doesn’t work for Magic Johnson, apparently. Johnson is over halfway to billionaire status but apparently, he’s still hungry. Having acquired ESPN and other interests, Disney is in a position where it needs to offload 21 California regional sports networks. Ice Cube had previously declared his intention to bid for the […]

Check Out This Black Owned Movie Theater

Black people are making moves on camera, in production and now it just makes sense that we get a piece of the theater dollar, too. Next Act Cinema is the first Black owned movie theater in Baltimore. The 3,000 square foot theater opened its doors last month, instantly creating a new destination for DMV moviegoers. […]

Beyoncé’s Adidas Deal Has Important Backend

Beyoncé and Adidas announced a new partnership that will make the iconic entertainer a creative partner for the shoe company. Beyoncé will design footwear and apparel for the Adidas brand but more importantly, relaunch her own Ivy Park brand. The new partnership “respects Beyoncé’s ownership of her company which continues her journey as one of […]