Rihanna, John Lewis NAACP Image Awards Honorees

By Austyn Ross NAACP Earlier this month, the NAACP announced that global music and fashion icon, business entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Rihanna, will receive the prestigious President’s Award during the 51st NAACP Image Awards. The President’s Award...

Bmore CoLab

By Imani Wj Wright  On Feb. 13, The T. Rowe Price Foundation, and CASH Campaign of Maryland celebrated the opening of Bmore Colab, a space for local businesses and entrepreneurs to collaborate, share ideas and...

Winfrey Holds TV Discussion on ‘American Dirt’ in Arizona

By The Associated Press TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey's soon-to-be televised discussion about the controversial novel "American Dirt" is drawing scrutiny for not inviting some of the book's harshest Latino critics. The talk show host...

Success Strikes Twice For Entrepreneur Susan Clayton

By Malik Holmes Special to the AFRO If you ask Ridgely’s Delight entrepreneur Susan Clayton her philosophy about life, she will tell you, “Just go for it.”  That’s exactly what the inventor and owner of Whitepaws...

$1 Million Grant Goes to Record Black Women’s Histories

By DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) —  A trailblazer among Black women in the business world wants to help make sure that the stories of other pioneering women like her are not forgotten. The...

Black-Owned Vegan Eateries are Spicing up Southern Cuisine

By TODD A. PRICE, USA Today Network - The American South ATLANTA (AP) — The doors opened at 4 p.m., but the line formed an hour earlier at this restaurant in Southwest Atlanta, minutes from...

Mike Bloomberg Makes History with the Black Press of America

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “The Bloomberg campaign’s initiative is groundbreaking, and it goes to significantly increasing the economic health of African Americans by tripling their net worth,” said Columbia, South Carolina Mayor Steve Benjamin, who...

DMV Links Rock Red for A Cause

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] More than one thousand women flocked to the Hilton Mark Center in Alexandria, Virginia, donning various styles of fashionable fiery red dresses; however, while the ensembles may have been show-stopping...

Founder of Grant Source Outlines New Nationwide “Cause Center” Program to Help Businesses Impact...

By Via Anita S. Lane and Sensei Communications HOUSTON, TX – Being a “good” corporate neighbor has often been limited to writing a check to a charity—until now.  Allen Thornton, the Founder of the Grant...

Macy’s Celebrates Black History Month By Embracing and Expressing The Diversity Of Black People...

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 27, 2020-- This February, Macy's will celebrate Black History Month by embracing and expressing the diversity of Black people and culture. Luminaries such as influencer Monica Veloz, Oscar® nominee Matthew Cherry, comedian...

Giant Food Supports Black History Month Through Bags 4 My Cause

LANDOVER, Md., Jan. 30, 2020 PRNewswire -- Giant Food, the leading greater Washington D.C. regional grocery chain, is encouraging customers to join in its support of Black History Month through its charitable bag program,...

Adidas Collaborates with Run-DMC for Commemorative Sneaker

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Adidas Originals announced it has collaborated with Run DMC to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Superstar silhouette sneakers famously worn by the Hall of Famers throughout their career. By Stacy M....

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