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General Motors African Ancestry Network hosted their 14th annual Black History Month celebration on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, at the Detroit Marriott. The evening’s theme was “Driven By Culture, Defined By Innovation,” and recognized African Americans’ love of culture and innovation. GMAAN highlighted the historical achievements of African Americans in science, technology and design, while…

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When Chevy started equipping their SUVs with All-Wheel Drive, it was exciting news.  Though this writer doesn’t live in the snowbelt, this Switchable All-Wheel Drive can make driving fun. The New AWD feature is available on the 2020 Equinox Premier as well as the LS and LT models. What makes this small detail so cool…

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Last month, Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) concluded its 4th annual 2019 Discover the Unexpected (DTU) program, a journalism fellowship for students of color from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The fellowship took six students on an eight week road trip designed for them to discover the unexpected about their communities,…

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Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association selected six students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities for the 2019 Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship. Deejay and music producer DJ Envy, co-host of the syndicated radio show “The Breakfast Club,” will be the program’s national spokesperson. Musician and author Fonzworth Bentley will serve as the fellows’…

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Crossover is a term that defines a compact SUV. They tend to be smaller in size, more comfortable, better on gas and simply more versatile. While SUVs and minivans have traditionally been deemed family vehicles, crossovers offer space and the functionality to work for a single person as well as a family. For many entrepreneurs…

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Chevrolet is an award-winning car brand that has been deemed J.D. Power’s most dependable vehicle for the past three years. Over the past couple of years, Chevrolet has been focused on the environment, embarking on a journey to create eco-friendly vehicles. Chevrolet allowed me the opportunity to test drive their 2019 Bolt EV Premier for…

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The all-new 2019 Chevy Traverse Premier isn’t just a higher package, it’s the full package. Chevrolet has transcendent the American auto industry for more than a century with no signs of slowing down. Everything from their award-winning muscle-cars and trucks has managed to carry the brand into what we know it as today, but that’s…

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The new Chevy Blazer is the disrupter for the crossover category starting in 2019. Chevy Executive Vice President Paul Edwards invited a few VIP media from around the country to The Fairmont in northwest Atlanta on Friday, June 22, to unveil the Chevy Blazer. Legendary rapper MC Lyte and I were among a few invited…

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The National Newspaper Association (NNPA) and Chevrolet joined together to push forward journalism education through their fellowship program. In 2016, Chevrolet launched the DTU Fellowship at Howard University. This year, all HBCU students were given the opportunity to enter and be selected for educational funding. Congratulations to the six 2018 DTU fellows selected: Tyván Burns of…

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Chevrolet wrapped up the second year of “Discover the Unexpected” (DTU) Fellowship Program, where eight journalism students from Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) were afforded the opportunity to gain real world journalism experience with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel, Renaissance Ballroom East…

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Chevrolet is putting more students in the driver’s seat with the expansion of its Discover the Unexpected (DTU) fellowship program. Now in its second year, DTU provides college students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity to change the narrative of media reporting in the African American community with the help of the…

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Photo Credit: Richard Pack for Steed Media The Rainbow PUSH Coalition in conjunction with Chevrolet have set their sights on helping more families find new roads and accelerate their paths towards financial success. The PUSH Money Matters financial workshop series launched this year in Chicago at the Rainbow Push Headquarters.  Speakers including Helen Crawley-Austin, Kevin Ross, Gail…

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The automobile industry had a prosperous year in 2015. A total of 17.5 million vehicles were sold, a 5.7 percent increase over 2014. This meant automakers certainly had something to celebrate at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in downtown Detroit. The show displayed some of the newest and flashiest cars from premiere automakers…

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The Rainbow PUSH Coalition teamed up with Chevrolet to help shine a light on what it takes to set yourself up for financial success. Over the weekend, they introduced the new Financial Literacy campaign with various workshops that helped educate the youth and Chicago communities. This is a campaign that will help restore financial security in many low-income communities. Soon, the…

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