Sharon Morgan shares the importance of the Kehrein Center to Chicago

Sharon Morgan shares the importance of the Kehrein Center to Chicago

As Community Outreach Director of the Kehrein Center of the Arts, Sharon Morgan has been tasked with the responsibility of providing quality programming to the students of Circle Rock Elementary. This programming extends to the West Side community of Chicago and provides a cultural experience that is beneficial to all involved. In her youth, she […]

International African American Museum will open January 2023 in South Carolina

International African American Museum will open January 2023 in South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina, will house a new International African American museum in January 2023. The structure will stand on the site of what was once one of the most prolific slave-trading ports in the nation, Gadsden’s Wharf on the Cooper River. In a BBC interview, CEO of the African American Museum, Michael Boulware Moore, shared […]

KeAndre’ Jordan provides spectacular guides to Houston’s food and fun

KeAndre' Jordan provides spectacular guides to Houston's food and fun

KeAndre’ Jordan started as an engineer in Houston’s oil and gas industry, and as his career started to flourish, he was laid off. After being laid off a total of six times, he was drained spiritually, mentally, financially and emotionally. But with hope for starting anew and insulating himself from layoffs, he launched My SOUTHERN […]

Paige Hurd, Rubi Rose and more give girl power a new meaning at recent summit

Paige Hurd, Rubi Rose and more give girl power a new meaning at recent summit

Whether you’re a Gen-Z creative, a mental health advocate, or a fashion guru, Essence Girls United Summit delivered on its promise of energizing aspiring professionals. The summit returned on Nov. 5 for its third annual event in Atlanta with a day filled with helpful and engaging activities. This year’s summit was bigger than ever as […]

Sole Play CEO TJ Bennett is impacting the community through fashion and gaming

Sole Play CEO TJ Bennett is impacting the community through fashion and gaming

TJ Bennett is the CEO of Sole Play, which is a fashion and gaming store. Bennett’s mission is to bring the community together through fashion and gaming and has locations in Lawrenceville, GA, and Decatur, GA. Bennett spoke with rolling out about Sole Play, and how he thinks they’re moving the culture forward. Tell us […]

Phillip Ashley Rix shares his luxury chocolate collection for Ebony’s Power 100 gala

Phillip Ashley Rix shares his luxury chocolate collection for Ebony's 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 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. Phillip Ashley Rix, also known as the […]

Kyrie, Ye and UFOs: Inside 19 Keys and Billy Carson’s smart conversation

Kyrie, Ye and UFOs: Inside 19 Keys and Billy Carson's smart conversation

Black people are ready for compelling and complex conversations. For 19 Keys, he has taken that public thirst and flipped it into a nationwide tour. The Nov. 8 show in Atlanta featured Billy Carson, an author and CEO of 4biddenknowledge. The show opened with poetry from Daija Jay, Basheer Muhammad and Dre Drumming. Muhammad got […]

A number of Black celebrities are leaving Twitter

A number of Black celebrities are leaving Twitter

Some celebrities have notified their fan bases of their aversion to the amplified levels of toxicity on Twitter since Elon Musk acquired the social media platform for $4 billion last week. The three celebs listed here have officially checked out. Whoopi Goldberg, the Oscar winner for Ghost and the Emmy Award-winning co-host of “The View,” […]

Anifa Mvuemba is showing that there is no limit to your creativity

Anifa Mvuemba is showing that there is no limit to your creativity

Rolling out and Lexus are advancing the narrative of Black creative expression with the launch of a three-part series for the Lexus RX called “The Edge of Black Creativity” where they are celebrating Black creatives who use superior craftsmanship, creativity, technology, and materials to advance a powerful Black cultural narrative and reimagine a new world. Anifa Mvuemba is […]

‘Freeman Revival’ by artist, storyteller, music producer, Lawrence LAW Parker

'Freeman Revival' by artist, storyteller, music producer, Lawrence LAW Parker

Lawrence “L A W” Parker III (IG @supremestreet) is an artist, entrepreneur, storyteller and music producer. He’s a New-Orleans uptown native who has a deep respect and profound reverence for the city that carries his lineage and the people who have been instrumental in shaping him into the man he is today. Created in the […]

Max Sansing shares how he keeps his creative edge when making murals

Max Sansing shares how he keeps his creative edge when making murals

Rolling out and Lexus are advancing the narrative of Black creative expression with the launch of a three-part series for the Lexus RX called “The Edge of Black Creativity” where they are celebrating Black creatives who use superior craftsmanship, creativity, technology, and materials to advance a powerful Black cultural narrative and reimagine a new world. Max Sansing, a Chicago-based […]

Chelsey Carter’s authenticity is key to building her successful brand

Chelsey Carter's authenticity is key to building her successful brand

Rolling out and Lexus are highlighting Black creative expression with the launch of a three-part series for the Lexus RX called “The Edge of Black Creativity” which will celebrate Black creatives who use superior craftsmanship, creativity, technology and materials to reimagine a new world. When she was younger, Chelsey Carter was sure that painting was […]

‘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 […]

Cadillac collaborates with teen Nyla Hayes to create Black Future Long Neckie NFT

Cadillac collaborates with teen Nyla Hayes to create Black Future Long Neckie NFT

As part of its Black Future campaign, Cadillac commissioned and auctioned original NFTs by Nyla Hayes. The NFTs, created in Hayes’ renowned “Long Neckie” style, represent Cadillac’s first entry into the Web3 space, which includes token-based marketplaces. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Save The Music Foundation. Cadillac commissioned two NFTs for this auction: […]

G Herbo performs at HBCU Esports event

G Herbo performs at HBCU Esports event

Cxmmunity hosted another successful Kickback event at the Tabernacle in Atlanta on Oct. 27. After a day of celebrating culture, fashion and gaming, G Herbo closed out the night with a headline performance. Herbo jumped into the crowd at one point, and brought a fan on stage to rap along with him. After the song, […]

Dr. Angela Harris is excited about the ‘Black I Am Awards’ in Atlanta

Dr. Angela Harris is excited about the 'Black I Am Awards' in Atlanta

The “Black I Am Awards,” powered by the acronym for “Black” — Beautiful Living Ancestors Controlling Kingdoms — is the brainchild of Dr. Angela Harris, a multidimensional media maven. Harris is honoring Black businessmen and women at the Dechoice Banquet Hall in Forest Park, Ga., on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, from 5 to 10 p.m.

Executive director of Nissan Foundation promotes cultural diversity

Executive director of Nissan Foundation promotes cultural diversity

Parul Bajaj, the outgoing executive director of the Nissan Foundation, is a proud Indian-American who shared her goals for fostering cultural diversity within the organization. She successfully orchestrated the 30th anniversary Nissan Foundation Symposium that she has been actively planning for the last year. All the Nissan Foundation grantees were in the same room for […]

Nike celebrates HBCU homecoming season with new Dunk and apparel releases

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Nike has paid tribute to many Historically Black Colleges and Universities through initiatives like its Yardrunner collection. The campaign began in 2020, and each year, Nike has released various collections of footwear and sports apparel to honor the success of HBCU students and alums, This year’s Yardrunner collection dropped on Oct. 6, 2022, and features […]