January 20, 2024

Unlocking Minds and Libraries: Reginald Dwayne Betts and the Power of Equality in Accessing Books Behind Bars

In a world where knowledge is often seen as the key to unlocking opportunities and transforming lives, it is disheartening to acknowledge that not everyone has equal access to this transformative resource. This inequality is particularly evident within the walls of prisons, where individuals face numerous barriers when trying to access books. However, one man, […]

December 8, 2023

“Founder’s Touch: Abubakar Salim releases ‘Tales of Kenzera: Zau’ with Surgent Studios Debut”

Abubakar Salim, renowned as the voice of Bayek in Assassin’s Creed Origins, is set to make his debut with Surgent Studios, and his inaugural project holds a deeply personal touch. The catalyst for this venture is Salim’s own journey through grief following the loss of his father to cancer in 2013. The genesis of the […]

December 2, 2023

“Mansa: Redefining Streaming with David Oyelowo, Nate Parker, and Chiké Okonkwo”

In the dynamic world of digital entertainment, a groundbreaking streaming app has emerged, set to redefine the landscape of content consumption and representation. Mansa, founded by visionaries David Oyelowo, Nate Parker, Chiké Okonkwo and Zak Tanjeloff is making waves with its dedication to diversity, inclusivity, and a bold vision for the future of streaming, particularly […]

November 22, 2023

High on the Hog Season 2: Savoring the Past, Nourishing the Future in Culinary History

“High on the Hog” returns with a highly anticipated Season 2, promising another immersive exploration of the rich history and cultural significance of African American cuisine. Building on the success of the first season, this docuseries continues to celebrate the roots, resilience, and innovation of Black culinary traditions. From soulful dishes passed down through generations […]

November 6, 2023

Urbanworld Film Festival Continues with Impactful Films, Narratives and “An Ode to Storytelling”

Following an impact two days of programming, Urbanworld Film Festival is continuing celebrate the best in black cinema for audiences, highlighting new documentaries, narratives, storytelling and black male directors. The festival was nothing short of a cinematic spectacular, showcasing a diverse range of films, discussions, and events that left attendees inspired and captivated. Documentaries that […]

November 3, 2023

The African American Wellness Agency & The A Holistic Approach to African American Men’s Health

Introduction The African American Male Wellness Agency (AAMWA), a 501-C3 charity, has been a driving force in reducing disparities in premature death and chronic diseases among African American males since 2004. Their innovative health education programs and over 4,000 free health screenings annually have made a substantial impact on the health and well-being of African […]

November 3, 2023

Detroit’s Gaming Visionary: Empowering Youth Through a Mobile Arcade Venture

Detroit native Tyrell Slappey has transformed his passion for video games into a profitable venture, making a significant impact on the city’s youth. Slappey’s mobile business, Round One Gaming Lab, serves as an arcade experience designed to introduce alternative paths to success for Detroit’s children. In collaboration with his mother and business partner, Slappey launched […]

November 2, 2023

The 27th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival kicks off with a screening of ‘American Fiction”

Last night was the launch of The 27th Urbanworld Film Festival and it began with a sold-out Opening Night screening of ‘American Fiction’ at the SVA Theatre. The film is about a novelist who’s fed up with the establishment profiting from “Black” entertainment who uses a pen name to write a book that propels him […]

November 1, 2023

Breaking Barriers: The Rise of Black Medical Schools

After nearly half a century, the number of Black medical schools in our nation is growing. Starting with the latest addition: the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) in Los Angeles. This independent four-year medical program officially opened its doors in July, welcoming 60 talented students eager to make a difference. CDU […]

September 29, 2023

John David Washington Takes Center Stage in “The Creator”

In the ever-evolving landscape of film and television, the significance of black male representation cannot be overstated. In recent years, one actor who has continuously created change is John David Washington. With his remarkable talent and dedication to his craft, Washington has not only elevated himself as a prominent actor but has also become a […]

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