‘EBONY Power 100 Icon Honoree’ Spike Lee discusses ‘Moving Black Forward’

'EBONY Power 100 Icon Honoree' Spike Lee discusses 'Moving Black Forward'

EBONY Media Group held their signature annual gala, the 2022 EBONY Power 100 Gala, Presented by Coca-Cola Zero SugarTM at Milk Studios in Hollywood on October 29. The star-studded event, hosted by Emmy-nominated comedian and actress Amber Ruffin, honored the remarkable achievements of African Americans spanning across various industries. Film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor Spike […]

Crystal Windham, executive director of global industrial design at General Motors, is blazing the trails for others to flourish in their careers

Crystal Windham, executive director of global industrial design at General Motors, is blazing the trails for others to flourish in their careers

EBONY Media Group held their signature annual gala, the 2022 EBONY Power 100 Gala, Presented by Coca-Cola Zero SugarTM at Milk Studios in Hollywood on October 29. The star-studded event, hosted by Emmy-nominated comedian and actress Amber Ruffin, honored the remarkable achievements of African Americans spanning across various industries. Crystal Windham has shattered many glass ceilings […]

Reginald Lewis Trent, beloved father and husband from Detroit, dies at 79

Reginald Lewis Trent, beloved father and husband from Detroit, dies at 79

Reginald Lewis Trent was born June 11, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan. He was the second oldest child of Calvin and Frances Trent. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He spent some of his younger years in Charlotte, Michigan where his mother grew up. He graduated from Northwestern High School in 1961 and […]

‘Ebony’ celebrates Black excellence at the 2022 Ebony Power 100 gala

'Ebony' celebrates Black excellence at the 2022 Ebony Power 100 gala

EBONY Media Group held their signature annual gala, the 2022 EBONY Power 100 Gala, Presented by Coca-Cola Zero SugarTM at Milk Studios in Hollywood on Saturday, October 29, 2022. The star-studded event, hosted by Emmy-nominated comedian and actress Amber Ruffin, honored the remarkable achievements of African Americans spanning across various industries. The 2022 EBONY Power 100 […]

Inaugural Sisters With Superpowers awards gala delivers big in Detroit

Inaugural Sisters With Superpowers awards gala delivers big in Detroit

DETROIT, Mich. (October 19, 2022) – After more than two years of experiencing the many effects of COVID-19, including social distancing, many closed facilities and establishments, limited options for in-person meetups and more, rolling out embarked upon a new awards program in the Detroit market for its ever-growing brand as society emerges post-pandemic. Rolling out […]

Comedian Amanda Seales dispenses laughs from coast to coast with ‘The Black Outside Again Tour’; talks upcoming shows in Detroit, Atlanta and Brooklyn

Comedian Amanda Seales dispenses laughs from coast to coast with 'The Black Outside Again Tour'; talks upcoming shows in Detroit, Atlanta and Brooklyn

Amanda Seales is a ‘Smart, Funny and Black’ comedian and creative visionary with a masters degree in African American studies from Columbia University. Many know her as “Tiffany DuBois” of HBO’s “Insecure” and her HBO stand-up special, “I Be Knowin’.”  She is also a former co-host on the daytime talk show, “The Real,” host of NBC’s […]

National Business League CEO Dr. Ken Harris ignites Stellantis’ 1st National Black Supplier Development Program

National Business League CEO Dr. Ken Harris ignites Stellantis' 1st National Black Supplier Development Program

Dr. Ken Harris is the president and CEO of the National Business League (NBL), and he’s also the co-chair of Stellantis’ North America inaugural National Black Supplier Development Program (NBSDP). Through this program, Stellantis and the NBL will support Black-owned supplier companies through resources, connections, education, and have future plans to connect them with contracts […]

Stellantis and National Business League launch inaugural collective of the National Black Supplier Development Program

Stellantis and National Business League launch inaugural collective of the National Black Supplier Development Program

Stellantis and the National Business League (NBL) launched the inaugural collective of the National Black Supplier Development Program, a group of 15 Black-owned businesses representing geographic diversity and a range of disciplines and commodities. The program also announced the addition of a diverse group of corporate partners that will enhance the development and business opportunities […]

Trevante Rhodes channels his spirit animal in Hulu series about Mike Tyson

Trevante Rhodes channels his spirit animal in Hulu series about Mike Tyson

Actor Trevante Rhodes is jumping into the ring to make his highly anticipated debut for Hulu’s “MIKE,” a limited series about the tumultuous life and times of heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson. Known for his memorable role as Chiron in the Oscar-winning film Moonlight, Rhodes delivers another stellar performance as he effortlessly transformed his body, […]

Jack Daniel’s celebrating Black Business Month in DC on 8/25 with up to $40K in grant funds

Jack Daniel’s celebrating Black Business Month in DC on 8/25 with up to $40K in grant funds

Jack Daniel’s has tapped rolling out to highlight an incredible opportunity to contribute to the success of local Black businesses in Washington D.C. on August 25 at 6:30pm ET. Jack Daniel’s is committing $40,000 to small Black business owners through their annual grant program, New Beginnings, Make it Count in Philadelphia, Washington DC and Richmond, VA metro […]

Jack Daniel’s taps rolling out to help drive awareness of ‘New Beginnings, Make it Count’ grant program worth $40K in Philly, DC and Richmond, VA

Jack Daniel’s taps rolling out to help drive awareness of 'New Beginnings, Make it Count' grant program worth $40K in Philly, DC and Richmond, VA

Jack Daniel’s has tapped rolling out to highlight an incredible opportunity to contribute to the success of local Black businesses in Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Richmond, VA metro areas. Jack Daniel’s is committing $40,000 to small Black business owners through their annual grant program, New Beginnings, Make it Count in Philadelphia, Washington DC and Richmond, VA metro […]

Jack Daniels commits $40K to Black business owners through annual grant program

Jack Daniels commits $40K to Black business owners through annual grant program

Jack Daniel’s announced the return of their Black business investment program, New Beginnings, Make It Count, in the Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia areas. Jack Daniel’s whiskey brands Tennessee Honey, Tennessee Apple and Tennessee Fire will award $40,000 in cash to five selected grant recipients who meet the competition’s eligibility and requirements. By elevating […]

GM creative designer Justin Salmon passionate about visually communicating his ideas on the new Chevy Blazer EV

GM creative designer Justin Salmon passionate about visually communicating his ideas on the new Chevy Blazer EV

Jamaican born Justin Salmon is a creative designer at General Motors and has recently contributed his design expertise to the first-ever, all-electric, Chevy Blazer EV. Having studied automotive design at the College for Creative Studies, Salmon has participated in the design development of concept and production entries across the Chevrolet, Cadillac and performance portfolios. Rolling out […]

Stellantis’ STAAND organization hosted their 1st annual Juneteenth Legacy Gala

Stellantis' STAAND organization hosted their 1st annual Juneteenth Legacy Gala

The Stellantis African Ancestry Network Diaspora (STAAND) held their first annual Juneteenth Legacy Gala on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at the Conner Conference Center in Detroit. The evening honored the legacy of Black artistic excellence while raising funds for youth arts education. The gala honored African American heritage, culture and art and was a prestigious […]

Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation partners with the Bosslife Foundation and Tres Generations to celebrate dads in Houston

Texas Women's Empowerment Foundation partners with the Bosslife Foundation and Tres Generations to celebrate dads in Houston

Houston, Texas– Two of Houston’s top nonprofit organizations, Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation (TWEF) & BossLife Foundation have joined together alongside Tres Generaciones to honor up to 10 local fathers that are “Everyday Dads”. Both nonprofits in conjunction with Radio-One Houston and Houston Style Magazine, opened up submissions for people to nominate deserving fathers who epitomize […]