Miss Black Mississippi USA Awarded the “Community Ambassador Award” at National Pageant

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Kristy Johnson, Miss Black Mississippi USA received the “Community Ambassador” award on August 20, 2017, at the national Miss Black USA Pageant in Washington D.C. Her platform, Be Empowered allowed Kristy to engage in countless hours of appearances, speaking engagements Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Charity A. Jones

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Today’s Wonder Woman is the Executive Director of Lighthouse Community Development, Charity A. Jones. Jones grew up in a local rural church in Mendenhall MS. She was very active in the youth group and their ministry leadership development program.  She Read more

Louisiana State Rep. Ted James Says Colleague Havard’s Call for New Orleans Saints Budget Cuts Doesn’t Make “Cents”

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Louisiana State Representative, Ted James replied to State Representative Kenny Havard’s call to cut funds for the New Orleans Saints yesterday. On Monday, Havard stated that he wants “to cut millions in state tax dollars, exemptions and credits allocated to Read more

J. Cole Shares Blueprint For Boycotting the NFL Via Twitter

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Many of us watched yesterday to see how things would unfold during the NFL games after Trump’s “sons of b******”  remark, and it was a beautiful thing to see so many of the players taking a knee, in spite of Read more

#FancysThoughts: This Journalist’s Tweet Just Broke Down Trump’s Perspective of Black Athletes

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First let me say, I am so proud of the Black athletes like, Steph Curry and Lebron James, who have spoken out since Trump made his comment about firing the players who kneel. I love it.  I don’t follow sports Read more

The Latest Findings of #BlackGirlMagic Revealed in New Special Nielsen Report

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Yesterday Senior Vice President of U.S. Strategic Community Alliances and Consumer Engagement, Nielsen, Cheryl Grace and Congresswoman Maxine Waters released the findings of African-American Women: Our Science, Her Magic, a special installment in the Nielsen Report Diverse Intelligence series, at the Read more

Highlights of “Our Science, Her Magic” Neilsen Report

Highlights of African-American Women: Our Science, Her Magic include:   Independent and self-made The African-American woman’s independent mindset is present in her growing confidence, self-awareness and rising income. Black women are not only redefining what it means to be a woman for Read more

March For Civility to Bring People Together Against Hate, Violence, Racism, Injustice, September 23, 2017 at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.

(Washington, D.C.) – On September 23rd, 2017 thousands will unite together against hate, violence, racism and injustice at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. for the March for Civility.  Ken Nwadike, Jr. of the Free Hugs Project and his organization RestoreCivility.org, are leading Read more

Local Business Ensures Women Are Making Time For Themselves To Be a Priority

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Contact: Tekeya Priester Telephone:  (678) 948-7472 Email: info@notjustagetaway.com Website: http://www.notjustagetaway.com LOCAL BUSINESS ENSURES WOMEN ARE MAKING TIME FOR THEMSELVES TO BE A PRIORITY Empower. Motivate. Balance. Atlanta, GA (September 20, 2017)- Between summer ending, going back to school, and all Read more

Suspect In Custody For “Racially Motivated” Murders in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge currently has a suspect in custody for two possibly “racially motivated killings” that occurred last week. A Baton Rouge news station, reported that there may be someone attacking Black men last Thursday. According to the story, the suspect Read more

The New Tech Tracking Police Interactions, the Raheem.ai Chatbox

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As of today, there has been 848 police involved shootings and/or police involved deaths, which is in part why Brandon Anderson created the Raheem.ai chatbox. Raheem.ai tracks people’s interactions with the police, allowing them to leave a review the way Read more

Author Spotlight: Bri Jones

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Bri Jones is a professional accountant, mentor, public speaker and creative writer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Slippery Rock University and an MBA from The University of Maryland University College.  For the past 18 years, Ms. Jones has Read more

#FancysThoughts: The Conversations Keneeka Jenkins’s Death is Sparking

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By now we all have heard of the unfortunate death of Keneeka Jenkins, the 19-year old, who according to the Chicago police, died over the weekend after “accidentally walking into a freezer”. While most of us agree that we don’t Read more

Master P’s New Day Runner App May Be Bigger Than Uber

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Nationwide — Businessman Percy “Master P” Miller, Marvin Walker, and the Day Runner Technology Team have created an app that’s a game changer for the fast-paced courier and delivery service customer. Day Runner is ready for Wall Street and investors are Read more

Author Spotlight: Kristal Gayle House

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Kristal Gayle House is an extraordinary talent who has begun to impact the literary world in a magnificent manner. Kristal uses her purposeful gift of transforming pages with words as a way to not only captivate each reader, but to Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Kei LaGuins

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  Kei LaGuins started her production company, Kei LaGuins Production, December of 2014. Kei wears many hats within the entertainment industry. She has put on a stage play, music events, and even a comedy event. This vibrant, gogetter is always writing and looking to collaborate Read more