"By the year 2015, African-Americans will be spending $1.1 trillion a year on products and services". Nielsen & NNPA
African Company First to Market with Black Emojis

African Company First to Market with Black Emojis

Oju Africa, a division of African mobile company Mi-Fone, has launched the first ever collection of emojis that represent Black people. Emojis are the smiley faces used in text mes ...

Muhammad the Mortician: You’re Being Lied To About That Life

Muhammad the Mortician: You’re Being Lied To About That Life

Tyrone Muhammad, "Muhammad the Mortician" exposes some behind the scenes insight to wake you up to the "aftermath of being about that life". Listen to this licensed funeral directo ...

The Ballot Or The Bullet – Malcolm X

The Ballot Or The Bullet – Malcolm X

The man who's controlling the stores in our community is a man who doesn't look like we do." Malcolm X - April, 1964 The economic philosophy of black nationalism is pure and simple ...

Black Leaders Present President Obama With Black Agenda For First Time

Black Leaders Present President Obama With Black Agenda For First Time

For the past several five years practically every special interest category has pressured President Obama to use his bully pulpit to address their specific needs. We've seen the re ...

FREE MUMIA Press Conference at FOX Philly

FREE MUMIA Press Conference at FOX Philly

You probably didn't see it on FOX or any mainstream media. But on Friday, January 17, 2014 a press conference was held outside the offices of FOX 29 (WTXF-TV) in Philadelphia. The ...

Prentice Powell Performs ‘The System’

Prentice Powell Performs ‘The System’

Have you seen spoken word artist Prentice Powell? He uses poetry to speak powerfully on issues of race, economics and consumerism. He recently performed on the Arsenio Hall show. I ...

Online Marketing Courses to Help Your Business

Online Marketing Courses to Help Your Business

Online Marketing Courses to Help Your Business Generate Traffic, Increase Revenue & Be Strategic - Immediately! Next Courses start Monday, January 13th, 2013 so sign up now and ...

Dick Gregory LIVE at Congressional Black Caucus

Dick Gregory LIVE at Congressional Black Caucus

Civil rights legend Dick Gregory receives a Love Leadership Award for his "Genius, Courage, Vision" in fighting for racial equality at the annual CBC weekend in Washington, DC. Tri ...

APPEAL, Inc. wants to empower people of African descent

APPEAL, Inc. wants to empower people of African descent

Lasana Mack is the founder and executive director of APPEAL, Inc. Based in Washington, DC the enterprise is conducting workshops on financial, historical and cultural literacy. Mac ...

Nappywood Weekend LA: ‘Natural Hair Care Expo Seeks to Empower Community’

Nappywood Weekend LA: ‘Natural Hair Care Expo Seeks to Empower Community’

International Black Hairitage (IBH) marks its 3rd year of celebrating the legacy of Black Hairitage by introducing “The Nappywood Weekend”, August 2-5, 2013. The exciting weekend o ...

Stevie Wonder Won’t Play in Florida or any Stand Your Ground States

Stevie Wonder Won’t Play in Florida or any Stand Your Ground States

Music icon will not play in any state with “Stand Your Ground” laws. Stevie Wonder has always been one to promote music with a social consciousness. This week he continued to set a ...

African Company First to Market with Black Emojis

Oju Africa, a division of African mobile company Mi-Fone, has launched the first ever collection of emojis that represent Black people. Emojis are the smiley faces used in text messages, webpages and other electronic messages to represent emotions and first became hugely popular in Japan. An online petition was launched to pressure Apple to scrap its list of 800 emojis, of which only two appeared to be non- ...

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“Bullies of Babylon” – hear Mumia Abu-Jamal’s statement on the FOP Blocking Obama’s Adegbile nomination to DOJ

The US Senate rejection of US Department of Justice nominee Debo Adegbile for the post of head of the Civil Rights Division is more than anything the triumph of fear and lies, over reason and fact." - Mumia Abu Jamal Listen to the complete audio (2:48) statement and download below or by clicking here ...

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7 Businesses Which Appear Black-Owned, But Aren’t – one icon fools almost everybody

An increasing number of consumers are beginning to look for Black-owned businesses that they can support. But what happens if you think a company is Black-owned, but in reality, it isn't? Of course the Black community can reap tremendous economic benefit by recycling more dollars within our own community. But it seems some companies want to re-direct conscious consumers by appearing to be Black-owned. Let t ...

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Spike Lee Goes IN on Gentrification

So you know I love Spike Lee. Been following him for a minute and we're from the same era with Schools Daze, She's Gotta Have It and Mars Blackmon..yo Mookie! So naturally I was really feeling him as he addressed the topic of gentrification in his hometown of Brooklyn New York. Although he laces it with humor, there is a lot of biting truth. I don't see a lot of good coming from gentrification for the peopl ...

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The Ballot Or The Bullet – Malcolm X

The man who's controlling the stores in our community is a man who doesn't look like we do." Malcolm X - April, 1964 The economic philosophy of black nationalism is pure and simple. It only means that we should control the economy of our community. Why should white people be running all the stores in our community? Why should white people be running the banks of our community? Why should the economy of our ...

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Black Leaders Present President Obama With Black Agenda For First Time

For the past several five years practically every special interest category has pressured President Obama to use his bully pulpit to address their specific needs. We've seen the results with his specifically speaking to Immigration Reform, GLBT Rights, Gun Lobbyists and even insurance companies, automakers and banks deemed "too big to fail". Some Blacks have questioned why there has been no "Black Agenda" w ...

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theGrio.com Unveils Their 2014 “theGrio 100″ List

For the fifth year in celebration of Black History Month, theGrio.com unveiled their “theGrio’s 100 (http://thegrio.com/grios-100-2014/)” list.  The 100 honorees come from various fields of work, including business, education, sports, science and the environment, media, service and activism, politics, health, pop culture, and the arts. I’m excited to unveil “theGrio’s 100” list of those African-American lea ...

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