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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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Fonzworth Bentley hosted rolling out and Buick’s  “Celebrate the Come Up” weekend in Atlanta featuring a host of special guests, including  HBCU alumni Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Jessica Laine and Arian Simone. The weekend included a cultural crawl through Atlanta’s Castleberry Hill district; a Celebration Bowl game day lounge where guests watched North Carolina A&T take on Alcorn State University; and a…

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Fonzworth Bentley shares his thoughts on how fatherhood changed his life. What legacy are you leaving for your children and the children of your community? An understanding about the love of God. And Knowing their value and how to value the lives of others. How would you describe your fatherhood culture? Loving, affectionate, fun. From…

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Executive producer Jash’d Kambui Belcher | Photo credit: Tom Priest HBCUs were established as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society domestic agenda under the Higher Education Act of 1965. In Title III Sec. 322 [20 U.S.C. 1061] of the HEA, Congress defined an HBCU as “… any historically Black college or university that was established prior to…

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Rolling out and Luster’s S-Curl brand came together yet again for a night of style and fashion during a BET Awards Weekend Style Suite in Los Angeles. The event featured a panel discussion and meet-and-greet with national style icons and influencers discussing the fundamentals of fashion, shoe game, and personal style. Panelists included actor/author Christian Keyes,…

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On Thursday, Nov.6, celebrities attended a special screening in Los Angeles for Relativity’s latest romance-drama Beyond the Lights hosted by Vibe and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. More than 100 guests were in attendance, including Laura Govan, Daniel “Boobie” Gibson, Bria Myles, Fonzworth Bentley and his wife Faune Chambers, Ink Monstarr, Angel Conwell, Camille Winbush and Miss…

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  Happy 40th birthday Fonzworth Bentley! Derrick Watkins, better known as Fonzworth Bentley, started out as the umbrella-toting personal assistant for Diddy. He was the host for MTV’s “From G’s to Gents” and released his debut single “Everybody” featuring Kanye West and appeared in the Kanye West music video “The New Workout Plan.” He is…

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It’s free! Attention all youth, attend this event so you can excel in academic, financial and personal responsibility and meet some celebrities. The UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo is a free, traveling college-and career-readiness road show sponsored by the United Negro College Fund, the country’s largest and most effective minority education organization…

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Atlanta’s dignitaries, socialites, philanthropists, music, entertainment and reality TV stars shined bright and dazzled during the 30th anniversary of the UNCF’s Mayor’s Masked Ball held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed was joined by Dr. Michael L. Lomax, President and CEO of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), to host the 30th…

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The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery celebrated his 92nd birthday with family, friends, fellow civil rights leaders and celebs. The “I’ve Known Rivers’” gala was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel on the campus of Morehouse college. The event also was a celebration of the life of his late wife, Evelyn Gibson Lowery.  On hand were his…

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