March 9, 2024

Michael B. Jordan’s Moss Water: A Refreshing Twist on Sustainable Hydration

In the whirlwind of Hollywood sets and hectic schedules, health often takes a backseat. For Michael B. Jordan, navigating five years of relentless work, coupled with worldly health scares and lack of information, became a wake-up call. In the heart of Berlin, amidst the hustle of finishing a movie, Jordan found solace in an unlikely […]

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, […]

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 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 […]

March 9, 2023

Aquarium of the Pacific Announces 2023 African American Scholars

The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, Calif., announced its 2023 cohort of African American Scholars during the Aquarium’s annual African American Festival. The 2023 scholars were selected by a committee including Aquarium staff members and members of the community and include five undergraduate students, two masters students, and three Ph.D. students from eight different schools […]

March 1, 2023

The City’s Office of Black Male Engagement In Philadelphia Is Working To Empower Black Youth

“When Black men and boys are getting their needs and concerns met, and receiving the resources and opportunities they deserve, this city changes for the better.” Those words were spoken by Eric Westbrook, Director of the Office of Black Male Engagement, during a recent interview with Metro. Westbrook is working to empower the city’s Black youth […]

January 5, 2023

Applications for Black Broadway Men’s 2023 Playwriting Initiative Now Open

Terence Archie, Sir Brock Warren, James T. Lane, Anthony Wayne, and Isaiah Josiah

November 10, 2022

The Inaugural Black Men Teach Summit: Celebrating The Half Percent

Earlier this month at the Essence Event Center, Black Men Teach Twin Cities curated, an impactful 2-day event of programming, showcasing and celebrating the importance of black male educators. This conference was built on creating deeper relationships, and inspiring more black men to become educators. The theme “Half percent”, calls attention to the number of […]

July 16, 2022

The City of Boston is pledging $1.8 Million to ‘The Office of Black Male Advancement’

A few dozen gathered at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building conference room for a historic meeting as the city’s Black Men and Boys Commission held its first public listening session and first formal appearance in the organization’s history. Different from other government meetings, where officials would do majority of the speaking, Wednesday’s meeting was focused […]

April 20, 2022

Barack Obama Explores The Most Breathtaking Places On Earth

Barack Obama narrates Netflix documentary Our Great National Parks to highlight the beauty of America’s natural wonders. The 44th President of the United States has often spoken of his love of the National Parks and he is narrating Our Great National Parks: A Public Trust which aims to shine a spotlight on their beauty. ‘As […]

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