Daily Picks


Rapper gets upset with Zonnique's child crying in 1st class (video)
How actress Paige Audrey-Marie Hurd handles growing up in Hollywood spotlight
Transgender actress Hailie Sahar says all humans are constantly transitioning
Damson Idris says the source he tapped for inspiration caused nightmares
'The Blackening' cast ready to usher in Juneteenth with big laughs

Health IQ

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Making It Count Community Development Corporation host Juneteenth lunch
Macie P. Smith discusses enhancement of long-term health care for elders
What's driving the teen mental health crisis, according to the US Surgeon General
Holistic therapist Ivory Shields shares natural ways of improving mental health
Reggie Willis explains how companies can provide psychological safety net

Business Exchange

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Monica Miraglilo creates a platform for women in construction and renovation
Hayti CEO Cary Wheelous is building the future of Black media, all on 1 mobile app
James Parker and 1921 transforming lives and changing communities
Black Food Truck Festival CEO Marcus Hammond sees community through cuisine
Vivian Azrya gives branding tips for Instagram Reels and TikTok videos
Transgender actress Hailie Sahar celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month with a new single
Deejays of the diaspora to be celebrated at the WAV Music Festival in Atlanta
Da Brat and Judy Harris-DuPart celebrate motherhood on their terms
'All American: Homecoming' stars Cory Hardrict and Mitchell Edwards go worldwide
Portia Bruner built a stellar career through communication and compassion
GUMBO Brands cannabis company celebrates 4-20 with all-star pop-up concert


5 early contenders for 2023 song of the summer
Shavannia Williams hopes to spread message of inclusion with Look Up Atlanta
New music Friday: Cardi B, Metro Boomin, Gunna, Koryn Hawthorne, Kendrick Lamar
Insecure or not? SZA explains why she treats her 'butt like a purse'

Star Studio

Business Videos

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Harry Martin plans to continue bringing Roller Wave to cities across America
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Celebrities come out for Gocha's Tapas Bar in suburban Atlanta


Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies warms up before a game. (Photo by Derrel Jazz Johnson for rolling out)
Ja Morant's punishment has been decided by the NBA
How basketball transformed Brittney Elena's life
Knicks' Josh Hart enjoys drinking wife's breast milk; NBA fans respond
Shannon Sharpe quitting Fox Sports' 'Undisputed' opposite Skip Bayless

Author of the Week

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Gospel singer Kierra Sheard-Kelly helps readers hear God's voice in new book
Comedian Kountry Wayne shares his rag-to-riches story in new book
Zaila Avant-Garde is inspiring kids and adults in her upcoming books

Sisters with Superpowers

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Why Detroit visual artist Shirley Woodson Reid views all Black women as unique
5 life lessons we learned from the 'Queen of Rock and Roll' Tina Turner
Operation HOPE SVP Jena Roscoe shares why family is considered a superpower
Advantage Capital's CIO Sandra M. Moore partners with U.S. Bank to create diversity and access to capital for Black and Brown businesses
Announcing 'rolling out' Atlanta's 'Sisters with Superpowers' 2023 honorees

Father Coach Club

Oklahoma DJ Big City gives fathers and mentors 3 tips
Dion Chavis breaks down the art of raising children on 'Black People Parenting'
Salute to Jalen Hurts' and Patrick Mahomes' fathers
Mathew Knowles proud of Beyoncé and Solange, gives 3 fatherhood tips
2 Chainz flexes Black fatherhood on podcast with son


You'll never guess who showed up at Afro Nation Miami
Bishop T.D. Jakes' daughter snatches off her wig during sermon (video)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to Aretha Franklin on 25th anniversary of her only DSO performance
Ritchie and Clarinda Harrison are finding ways to transform the city of Detroit
Extravagant send-off parties the prom trend of 2023


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Transgender actress Hailie Sahar says all humans are constantly transitioning


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Bill Cosby faces new sexual assault lawsuit from former 'Playboy' model
Florida man gives unbelievable reason for allegedly breaking into house
DaniLeigh busted for DUI and hit-and-run
Takeoff's alleged killer is formally charged
Fetty Wap headed to prison for drug trafficking scheme


House of Representatives
How the debt limit bill could impact food stamps and student loans
Texas seeks to ban DEI programs at public universities (video)
Black Lives Matter dangerously close to bankruptcy, report states
NAACP warns Black people and minorities against traveling to Florida
Brandon Johnson gives rousing inaugural address as Chicago's new mayor

Opinions and Editorials

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Increasing organ donation in the US requires engagement of communities of color
New developments and opportunities regarding wait times for Black kidney patients
Why the Black community misses Whitney Houston but does not discuss drug use and addiction
Tyre Nichols' death shows how the blue code of silence persists among officers of all colors
City of Atlanta ignored outcry against spending $90M on 'Cop City'


The 18+ chocolate store: 100 % of sales benefit charity Special Effect, which transforms the lives of people with physical challenges. PHOTO BY SWNS 
Choc horror! The world’s 1st 18+ chocolate store 
Teenage girl’s vape started fire that burned down her family home
Crane collapse injures multiple people in Midtown Atlanta (video)
Israeli injured in Huwara car-ramming attack
A 13-year-old girl survived a shark attack after pushing it away to save her own life


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Out Of Bounds


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Nick Cannon called 'garbage' for joking about impregnating WWE star (video)
'Basketball Wives' star Brittish Williams pleads guilty to 15 federal charges
Paige Hurd surprises fans in her return to 'Power Book II: Ghost'
Nick Cannon discloses which of his 12 children he spends most time with
Martha Stewart, 81, poses for 'Sports Illustrated Swimsuit' issue (photos)


Rob Hardy
Rob Hardy is giving those without experience a shot in the film industry
Cast of 'Chidera' film discusses the journey of a girl destined for greatness
'New York Times' blasted for noting a lack of 'kink' in 'The Little Mermaid'
'The Little Mermaid' outswims the competition on the way to momentous weekend
Halle Bailey's aunt and grandpa have emotional reaction to 'The Little Mermaid'

Beauty & Hair

Young King Founders Cora & Stefan Miller
Young King Hair Care founders are changing how the world sees Black men
Danie Wilks of Danified Co. gives 3 tips to aspiring hair professionals
Parting hair made easier thanks to this TikTok filter from Konnie Kay
Olamide Olowe educates people on how to access funding at AFRICON
Janell Stephens says her children's skin issues led her to create Camille Rose