Is This Heineken Ad Racist?

Chance the Rapper certainly thinks so. The Chicago rapper took to Twitter to let Heineken know that their new ad, which depicts a bartender sliding a beer down a bar past several African Americans to...

Black-Owned Production Company Acquires Weather Channel

The Weather Channel is under new ownership. Entertainment Studios Inc., an independent movie and TV producer and distributor, said March 22 it's acquired the channel's parent company, Weather Group. Byron Allen, founder and owner of Entertainment...

Black Love Experience Promises a Passport to Wakanda in Southeast

In a small corner of Anacostia where the vestiges of D.C.’s Chocolate City remain, lovers of everything black, beautiful and wondrous gathered to dance, mingle and heal. The Black Love Experience in its 5th year...

How One Businesswoman Got Her Slice of Federal Pie

Fourteen years ago, Dawn Hendricks, 45, was ready to carve out her own path, take control of her destiny and earn a salary that mirrored her responsibilities. So she co-founded FM Talent Source, a...

Shelly Bell is a One-Stop Entrepreneurial Force of Nature

As D.C.’s Google Digital Coach, Shelly Bell helps small and minority businesses navigate the search engine’s business tools. She’s also the founder of Black Girl Ventures, MsPrint USA, and the Made By A Black...

Artist Henrietta Snype Preserves African Basket Making Tradition

Many of us became familiar with Gullah culture through director Julie Dash’s seminal 1991 film, Daughters of the Dust. The first feature film by a Black woman to get general theatrical release, Daughters of...

Apartment Building Developed by Wendell Pierce to Open in April

BALTIMORE (AP) — Actor Wendell Pierce has announced that the grand opening of an apartment complex will be next month. The Baltimore Sun reports Pierce said in a tweet, "Grand Opening of The Nelson Kohl...

Miami Dolphins Owner May Have Accidentally Helped Kaepernick Prove His Collusion Suit Against the...

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross may have shared some comments publicly that could end up helping Colin Kaepernick grievance suit that claimed the NFL’s owners colluded to keep him from being signed to a...

Black Filmmakers Dominate Weekend Box Office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — T'Challa still rules the box office four weeks in, even with the fresh rivalry of another Walt Disney Studios release in "A Wrinkle in Time." "Black Panther" took the No. 1...

Disney’s ‘Black Panther’ Reaches $1 Billion Globally

Disney's megahit "Black Panther" has passed the $1 billion mark at the global box office. The studio said Saturday that the milestone is based on Disney's estimate of ticket sales. The announcement comes on the...

Michael B. Jordan Says He Will Adopt Inclusion Rider

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael B. Jordan says that he will adopt inclusion riders for all projects produced by his production company. In a message on Instagram on Wednesday, Jordan pledged to support "the women...

Smithsonian Scholar Takes D.C. Kids Inside the Fascinating World of Cell Phones

Joshua Bell, a cultural anthropologist with the Smithsonian Institution, recently talked to students at a District of Columbia charter school about an everyday gadget that most people in the world use and how it...

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