R&B STAR SEVYN STREETER RELEASED NEW SULTRY, STAR-STUDDED SINGLE “GUILTY “FEAT. CHRIS BROWN & A$AP FERG

SOPHOMORE ALBUM “DRUNKEN WORDZ X SOBER THOUGHTZ”COMING SOON (February 12, 2021) – Today, renowned singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter drops her latest tantalizing single “Guilty” feat. Chris Brown & A$AP Ferg via TStreetz Corp/Groundwērk/eOne. Produced by Chizzy, the track finds the artists reflecting on romantic guilty pleasures. BUY/STREAM “GUILTY” HERE “Guilty” serves as the perfect follow-up to…

FROM THE CREATOR OF GREENLEAF: DELILAH

Delilah left a demanding white-shoe law firm a decade ago and hung up her own shingle so she could make raising her kids her number one priority. Now she takes on cases the big firms ignore and finds herself, more often than not, going head-to-head with the powerful and privileged as she fights for the…

FedEx will provide $1M to JSU to support educational efforts, aid in COVID-19 relief

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University will receive $1 million over five years from FedEx Corp. to support educational opportunities and employment equity. An initial funding of $200K has been designated to support students, faculty and staff as they navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Remaining funds will support a broader collaborative program between FedEx and the…

Black Celebrity Chef Gives Back to the Community That Poured into Him

Celebrity Chef Ameer Natson is doing it for the Culture and his People (Black PR Wire) Ameer Natson, celebrity chef, entrepreneur, and founder of the Become Creative Agency is set to launch a co-working space and culinary kitchen for Black creatives and aspiring chefs in New Jersey, a first- of-its kind in the Garden State….

National Geographic Documentary Films Partners With Acclaimed Director Dawn Porter in Search of Justice and Peace 100 Years After Tulsa Massacre in New Feature Documentary RED SUMMER (Working Title)

Award-Winning Journalist DeNeen Brown Spearheads Investigation of Mass Grave in Oklahoma, Chronicling Early 20th Century’s Reign of Racial Terror and Legacy of Violence in Two-Hour Special to Premiere on National Geographic in June 2021 February 09, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time WASHINGTON, D.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, National Geographic Documentary Films announced it is partnering with acclaimed…

CELEBRITIES HELP $10K FAMILIES QUALIFY FOR NEW HOMES

(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA, GA – With the world still in a financial crisis we find ourselves seeking advice and guidance to help stay out of a financial debt to provide a healthy and mental stress-free life. Atlanta’s own Dr. Pastor Sabrina McKenzie has teamed up with some of her celebrity friends and peers in…

Serena Williams Extends Opportunity Fund Commitment, Highlights Unstoppable Black Women Who Made History

February 10, 2021 02:59 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tennis icon, fashion and jewelry designer Serena Williams is extending her support of Opportunity Fund. Throughout February, a portion of proceeds from Serena Williams Jewelry will benefit Opportunity Fund’s Small Business Relief Fund, directly supporting Black small-business owners. With the creation of jewelry that reflects…

Comcast RISE to Award $5 Million in Grants to BIPOC-Owned, Small Businesses

Eligible businesses in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston and Philadelphia can apply for $10,000 grants. Additionally, over $2 million has been awarded to more than 20 community-based organizations and diverse chambers of commerce to provide support to BIPOC-owned, small businesses. February 09, 2021 07:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast today announced the Comcast RISE…

ESSENCE Appoints Executive Team to Lead Company’s Strategic Realignment, Innovation Focus & Community Impact

– Investment in Continuing to Serve Black Women Deeply, Bridge Black Culture Globally via Appointment of New Leadership Roles – February 09, 2021 06:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ESSENCE, the leading and only 100% Black-owned media, technology and commerce company at scale dedicated to Black women and communities, today announced updates to its…

Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation Partners with Google Cloud for Largest Free Virtual HBCU College Fair in the Nation

First-ever virtual HBCU Festival on February 20, 2021 will welcome 70+ iconic institutions (Black PR Wire) Alexandria, VA — The Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation is partnering with Google Cloud in presenting the ASBC Foundation’s 19th annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Festival, taking place virtually for the first time on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021.  For nearly…

LOUIS YORK RELEASES “THEME FROM BLACK BOTTOM SAINTS”

PAYS HOMAGE TO AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSICIANS WHO CREATED BLUES, JAZZ, RAGTIME & SWING “THEME FROM BLACK BOTTOM SAINTS”AVAILABLE TODAY! (February 5, 2021) Multi-GRAMMY nominated duo Louis York (Chuck Harmony & Claude Kelly) is kicking off Black History Month with the release of the highly anticipated single “Theme From Black Bottom Saints.” The release of the…

Black Streaming Service Launches with Original Content from Dormtainment, Nuanse, and DGA Award-Winning Director

BlackOakTV takes off with 3 original series, 15 more expected to debut in 2021 (Black PR Wire) HARLEM, NEW YORK — BlackOakTV, a black-owned video streaming service exclusively featuring black content, has officially launched with a focus on super-serving the underserved black TV viewing audience.  As of February 5th, 2021, viewers can subscribe to the beta subscription at…

Jackson State redesigns commuter lounge with Home Depot $50,000 grant

(JACKSON, Miss.) — After securing the ‘Retool Your School’ campus improvement grant for $50,000, JSU has redesigned the commuter lounge in the Student Center. The Retool Your School program was established in 2010 by The Home Depot to give back to the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The program provides support through grants…

Royal Oils and Gold Series Launch “Crowns of Heritage” Campaign to Help Black Families Connect with their African Roots

The P&G Haircare Brands’ Black History Month Campaign reinforces #RootedInScience as a Foundational Link to Black Heritage and Black Haircare February 03, 2021 09:45 AM Eastern Standard Time CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In honor of Black History Month, P&G’s Royal Oils by Head & Shouldersand Gold Series from Pantene enlisted the help of AfricanAncestry.com to trace the DNA…

Sekou Smith Journalism Award honors life of treasured NBA reporter, JSU alumnus

(JACKSON, Miss.) — The Sekou Smith Journalism Award has been established at Jackson State University. Smith, a JSU alum and award-winning NBA reporter and analyst, sadly passed away last week from COVID-19. He was 48 years old. Smith spent over two decades covering the NBA. His affable demeanor and voracity for basketball resonated when delivering…

The Matthew Saad Muhammad Documentary

(Black PR Wire) The professional life of the late ex-light heavy weight champion, Matthew Saad Muhammad, has been touched on and made into a star-studded 90-minute cinema documentary. The documentary involves over 60 people and it explains that Saad was an abandoned child who was found wandering on a parkway. He was placed in a…

Know Your History, Know Your Risk: Saving Black Lives From Breast Cancer

Susan G. Komen® Is Committed to Eliminating Disparities in Outcomes for Black Women February 01, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, the inequities laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic have long been experienced by Black women with breast cancer. The tragic history of…