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2018 State of Black America®

Technology is the axis on which the 21st century economy turns, and America’s urban centers are where that technology emerges and evolves. Economic empowerment relies on access to high-tech [...]

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McDonald’s 365Black Awards to kick off with signature, star-studded gold carpet

Political Commentator Symone Sanders, Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph, Black Girls CODE CEO Kimberly Bryant Among Those to be Honored at 15th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards in New Orleans July [...]

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Radio personality launches web series that highlights the alumni Greek Community

Radio personality launches web series that highlights the community service efforts and accomplishments of Black Greek Letter Organization graduate chapters and alumni members.   Grown and Greek TV aims [...]

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UNITED COLORS OF COMEDY TOUR HITS NASHVILLE, HUNTSVILLE, AND BIRMINGHAM DEC. 4-6

BIRMINGHAM November 21, 2017 – Given today’s current political and social climate, there are a hotbed of topics that cause divisiveness between all groups, factions, races, or religions. Just [...]

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Intimate Urban Theater Series Comes To Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex

The Urban Soul Theater Series will present three theatre productions at The Forum Theater at the BJCC from November 2017 to March 2018. Birmingham, AL—The Urban Soul Theater Series, [...]

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This NBA player already owns 18 companies — but he visited Silicon Valley to learn more about entrepreneurship

You might say that Trevor Booker moonlights as a power forward for the Brooklyn Nets. But during the daylight hours and the offseason, when he’s not playing professional basketball, [...]

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Lagos ranks 4th wealthiest in Africa

Lagos, the former capital of Nigeria has been ranked the fourth wealthiest city in Africa. With no other Nigerian cities listed in the ten-city fortune club, the nation’s commercial [...]

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Study: Black students from poor families are more likely to graduate from high school if they have at least one black teacher

A new study says that assigning black students from low-income black families to at least one black teacher in the third, fourth or fifth grades reduces the probability that they [...]

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MAGIC CITY DIAMOND CLASSIC KICKOFF NEWS CONFERENCE

***MEDIA ADVISORY***   MAGIC CITY DIAMOND CLASSIC KICKOFF NEWS CONFERENCE Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State Baseball Classic Moves to Regions Field BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA— Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. will [...]

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Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder Returns to Defend His Title

Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder Returns to Defend His Title Against Polish Challenger Andrzej Wawrzyk in Main Event of  Premier Boxing Champions on FOX & FOX Deportes Saturday, February [...]

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