Skip to content

A few short days from now, thousands of Black folks eager to relax, relate and rejuvenate will flock to The Big Easy for the 2018 Essence Festival, the nation’s premier event dedicated to Black music, film, art, politics, food, fashion and empowerment taking place July 5-8 in New Orleans. Between now and then, Joy Profet,…

Read More

Howard University has had the nation’s only Black-owned public broadcasting station for the past 35 years. The programming produced by WHUT has won Emmy Awards and has been the source of groundbreaking documentaries produced by Black filmmakers. Like many HBCUs, Howard University has had to deal with funding issues, staff cutbacks and infrastructure repair. However,…

Read More

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson (D) represents a cross section of voters in the diverse 4th Congressional district.   He has held office since 2007 and sits on the US Judiciary Committee on Armed Services and the Committee of the Judiciary. In fiscal year 2016, the US Department of Defense will spend almost $507 million on advertising…

Read More

    Howard University has had the nation;s only Black-owned public broadcasting station for the past 35 years. The programming produced by WHUT has won Emmy Awards and has been the source of groundbreaking documentaries produced by Black filmmakers. Like many HBCUs, Howard University has had to deal with funding issues, staff cutbacks and infrastructure…

Read More

The power of Black American consumers can no longer be ignored. During the 45th Congressional Black Caucus, Nielsen released the report Increasingly Affluent, Educated and Diverse: African-American Consumers — the Untold Story, which details how Black households consume and influence media. Neilsen’s Cheryl Pearson-McNeil recently shared how the report debunked stereotypes and revealed the role diversity…

Read More