R&B/SOUL POWERHOUSE LEELA JAMES MAINTAINS HER #1 SPOT ON THE BILLBOARD & MEDIA BASE ADULT R&B AIRPLAY CHARTS FOR THE THIRD WEEK WITH COMPLICATED!

SEVENTH STUDIO ALBUM “SEE ME” OUT NOW! ICYMI: PERFORMED TITLE TRACK “SEE ME” ON THE2021 PHOENIX AWARDS VIA BET (Los Angeles, CA-September 21, 2021)- R&B/Soul powerhouse Leela James has found her lighting in a bottle with her new hit “Complicated” off her seventh studio album SEE ME, which is available on all digital platforms. For…

Jackson State President Announces 100 Percent Vaccination Among the Executive Cabinet and Academic DeansPresident Challenges Campus Community and Fellow HBCUs to Strive for Total Vaccination

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University President Thomas K. Hudson is pleased to announce 100 percent vaccination among his executive leadership team and academic deans. Hudson said he hopes the news will inspire additional leadership on campus and throughout the community of historically black colleges and universities to follow suit. “I am extremely happy to…

Jackson State University’s WJSU receives $450K from Corporation for Public Broadcasting to expand public radio music format for young, multicultural audiences

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University’s WJSU radio station will receive $450K from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) as part of a $1.3 million grant CPB is allocating to three public radio stations. Funds will be used to implement an Urban Alternative format to connect with young, multicultural audiences. WJSU will also use the…

Civil Rights And The Arts 2021

The Arc of Freedom & Social Justice is proud to invite you to our annual event Civil Rights & The Arts (C.R.A.T.A) 2021. Due to Covid-19, we have split the event into a two-day experience, and although it is not required we ask that all guests wear a mask and be vaccinated or have a…

Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations will be available Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Jackson State University

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to students, faculty, staff and community members from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at “One University Place, Suite 6, 1100 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217. The Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center will provide Moderna and Pfizer vaccinations. Insurance is not needed, and vaccines are provided at no cost…

BLACKGROUND RECORDS 2.0 RE-RELEASES THE ACCLAIMED TANK CATALOGUE

INCLUDES ALBUMS FORCE OF NATURE, ONE MAN AND SEX, LOVE & PAIN ALBUMS Click Here to Download/Stream/Purchase All Three Albums Click Here to Download Tank Album Covers San Francisco, CA – September 17, 2021 – Blackground Records 2.0 re-releases the catalogue of multi-platinum recording artist, songwriter/producer, and actor Tank via EMPIRE today, following Aaliyah’s self-titled…

MULTI-GRAMMY NOMINATED SINGER-SONGWRITER-PRODUCER STOKLEY RELEASES HIS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SOPHOMORE ALBUM “SANKOFA” TODAY!!!

FEATURES H.E.R., SNOOP DOGG, WALE, THE BONFYRE, KIDI, SHAKESPEARE! & MAHMOUD EL-KATI CELEBRATES A NIGHT OF BLACK EXCELLENCE AT THE PHOENIX AWARDS 2021 WITH A PERFORMANCE OF “SANKOFA” TONIGHT ON BET CLICK HERE TO ORDER “SANKOFA” TODAY! “An ear-opening feast of textures, colors, and soulfulness, it embraces jazz, R&B, hip-hop, rock, pop, Pan-African sounds —…

R&B STAR SEVYN STREETER RELEASES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ALBUM DRUNKEN WORDZ SOBER THOUGHTZ

LISTEN HERE [LOS ANGELES, CA – September 17, 2021] – Today, renowned, award-winning singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter releases her highly anticipated album Drunken Wordz Sober Thoughtz via TStreetz Corp/Groundwērk/eOne. The 15-track album includes star-studded features from Chris Brown, A$AP Ferg, Jeremih, Lucky Daye, BIA, and Lavis. Leading up to the album release, Sevyn sat down with…

JSU nationally recognized as a top 20 HBCU

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University is ranked as a top 20 Historically Black College and University, according to U.S. News and World Report. “These rankings serve as a frame of reference to what we offer not only as an HBCU but as an institution of higher learning. At Jackson State University, we provide students…

Television Academy Previews In-Person Emmy Awards® Show and Shares Behind-the-Scenes Look at Celebrations Leading Up to Television’s Biggest Night

September 15, 2021 10:07 PM Eastern Daylight Time NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Television Academy today shared a glimpse of the 73rd Emmy®Awards “Celebrations Under The Stars” events held over the past two weeks for this year’s Emmy nominees while unveiling plans for the widely anticipated return to an in-person Emmy telecast. Hosted by Cedric The…

JSU alumna becomes the new CFO for Atlanta’s High Museum of Art

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Atlanta’s High Museum of Art has appointed Jackson State University alumna Felicia Neal Daniel as chief financial officer in Georgia. Daniel is responsible for development of financial strategy, annual and long-term financial planning, and ongoing financial reporting and operations. “I am delighted to join the High Museum of Art and am deeply…

W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s $700K grant will aid 1st phase of Digital Tele-Health Incubation Hub at Jackson State University

(JACKSON, Miss.) — A $700,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation will help Jackson State University’s College of Health Sciences launch the first phase of its Digital Tele-Health Hub (DTH) that will address historical health disparities among African Americans. The department’s CEPH-accredited School of Public said the coronavirus pandemic and its variants have raised the…

JSU’s social media platforms listed as top-ranked among Mississippi institutions

(JACKSON, Miss.) — A nationwide study released by Rival IQ recently revealed that Jackson State’s social media engagement is ranked highest among all other competing Higher Ed institutions in Mississippi. JSU is also the overall second highest ranked Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the country. “Jackson State University is honored to be recognized…

Walgreens Mobile Clinic Administers COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines at Historically Black College and University Events

Latest mobile clinic tour builds upon success reaching rural communities and medically underserved groups across the nation September 09, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The next stops for the Walgreens mobile clinic offering walk-up access to COVID-19 and flu immunizations are focused on events tied to some of the nation’s historically Black…

Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations will be available Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Jackson State University

(JACKSON, Miss.) — COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to students, faculty, staff and community members from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14,at “One University Place, Suite 6, 1100 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217. The Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center will provide Moderna and Pfizer vaccinations. Insurance is not needed, and vaccines are provided at no cost by…

Multi-Award Winning R&B Hummingbird Chante’ Moore Live in Concert Powered by TavGo Entertainment

Opening Performances by Eric Shaun, Mapy, and RM8 Houston, TX, September 03, 2021 –(PR.com)– TavGo Entertainment (TGE) proudly presents Chanté Moore live in concert Saturday, September 11 at Rockefeller’s, 3620 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX, 77007. Founder of TGE Tavares Goode says, “The stunningly beautiful award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer Chanté Moore, has a history of giving…

ESSENCE Celebrates Global Black Fashion With Its Annual ESSENCE Fashion House During New York Fashion Week

Happening Thursday, September 9th, the Experience Will Highlight Cutting-Edge Global Black Creatives and Feature Fashion Runway Collections, Exclusive Designer Showcases, Industry Conversations and Much More! September 03, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight 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,…

Jackson State University will offer Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations Tuesday, Sept. 7

(JACKSON, Miss.) — COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to students, faculty, staff and community members from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7,at “One University Place, Suite 6, 1100 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217. The Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center will provide Moderna and Pfizer vaccinations. Insurance is not needed, and vaccines are provided at no cost by…

Casual clothing brand Dockers ‘Recognizes’ Jackson State University band director Little in inspirational storytelling series

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Dr. Roderick Little, director of bands at Jackson State University, is currently featured in the Dockers brand storytelling series “Recognize.” Launched in honor of Black History Month, and extending beyond, Recognize is “about celebrating inspiring community members, contributors and influencers making a difference with their distinct perspectives, style and commitment to finding…