SiriusXM’s Urban View Channel to Launch Voter Registration Campaign: “Urban View Vote”

SiriusXM announced today the launch of “Urban View Vote” – a nonpartisan, midterm election year voter registration campaign designed to raise awareness about voter registration opportunities throughout the fifty states.  SiriusXM’s Urban View channel will roll out an “Urban View Vote” vehicle to tour multiple states – visiting college campuses, community centers, and other key […]

Continue Reading

Oakland Museum Of California Announces Major Exhibition RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) has announced major exhibition RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom, a celebration of one of the most influential cultural and social movements of the last 50 years, continuing the Museum’s commitment to examining topics and themes that are socially relevant and meaningful to diverse audiences. In 2016, OMCA presented All […]

Continue Reading

Jason Taylor Foundation Host Its Fourth Annual Louder Than A Bomb Florida Poetry Festival from March 26 – April 21, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, the Jason Taylor Foundation is giving the South Florida community the chance to witness the top youth poets in the state compete during a cutting edge event – the Louder Than A Bomb Florida Poetry Festival presented by Nova Southeastern University and UPS. This highly anticipated event takes place from […]

Continue Reading

Brian Lamb Named One of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

Brian Lamb, executive vice president, head of wealth and asset management, Fifth Third Bank (NASDAQ: FITB), has been named to Savoy Magazine’s 2018 list of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America. “I am excited to see Brian recognized with this well-deserved honor. Brian is an inspirational leader with both strong character and outstanding […]

Continue Reading

The Root Announces 2018 Young Futurist List Recognizing The 25 Young African-American Leaders Shaping Our Future

The Root, the premier news and culture publication for black America, is proud to unveil its 2018 class of Young Futurists, a distinction reserved for the best and brightest young African Americans, ages 15 to 22. The seventh edition of the annual list shines a light on the efforts and achievements of 25 rising stars […]

Continue Reading

Survey of Women of Color Finds Majority Prefer Natural Hair and Customized Formulas

A new report shows an overwhelming majority of women of color surveyed prefer to wear their hair natural. 70 percent of the 1,200 women in the COCOTIQUE Subscriber Survey said they prefer to wear their hair natural, which was defined as curly, coily, kinky or fro. 11 percent prefer relaxed or protective styles. 6 percent […]

Continue Reading

Restauranteur Leah Abraham Shares her Recipe of Success of Hiring Locally and Giving Back

The second Quick Chat video in the three-part series Hidden Talent, sponsored by Walmart, highlights Restaurant Owner Leah Abraham as she shares how hiring locally in Harlem has helped her business grow from humble roots to an in-demand hotspot. Through her dedication to her community and the desire to contribute to Harlem’s transformation into the […]

Continue Reading

National Council of Churches Announces April 4th A.C.T. to End Racism Rally on National Mall

Today, the National Council of Churches (NCC) announced plans to hold a rally to end racism on the National Mall on April 4. The A.C.T. to End Racism Rally is the starting point of a multi-year effort, launched by NCC, to remove racism from the nation’s social fabric and bring the country together. In remembrance […]

Continue Reading

SOP Association Applauds Committee Passage of H.R. 5236

The ESOP Association applauds Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) and Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) for their roles yesterday in introducing and supporting H.R. 5236, the Main Street Employee Ownership Act of 2018. The bill, which was introduced today and approved unanimously by the House Small Business Committee, seeks to redress longstanding inequities in how the Small […]

Continue Reading