This story was originally published May 4, 2016, by Let Your Voice Be Heard! Radio, and was the winner of the 2017 New York Association of Black Journalists Award for Best Online Media Blog Commentary. [Below are excerpts.]
Everyone is …read more
Just in time for National Diabetes Month, Black-ish star Anthony Anderson is sharing his story about being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 15 years ago in hopes that it will help others.
Anthony Anderson (Photo …read more
Earlier this month I attended the dynamic NationSwell conference in New York City, and came away more committed than ever to doing the bit of justice work I do here at Black Enterprise—helping families understand the nuances of education from preschool to higher education, so they can maximize its benefits …read more
Source: NBC / Getty
It looks like David Otunga is getting his one holiday wish: To spend Thanksgiving with his son this year.
Source: Sunset Boulevard / Getty
Aside from indulging in the mouth-watering food, Thanksgiving is also about spending time with family and enjoying that quality time that often gets pushed aside during the daily grind. Playing family games, reminiscing about old times and listening to music are all great ways to bond …read more
Five years ago Tomayia Colvin was working as a full-time teacher and making scrapbooks for friends for fun. Fast forward to 2017, she was named one of The 50 Most Inspiring Photographers in the United States by Beauty Revived, and her professional snaps have been published in national magazines …read more
A revolting incident involving former University of Hartford student Brianna Brochu harassing her Black roommate in October was not “racist,” a lawyer for the disgraced student said Tuesday.
“I think that when it’s all said and done, what you’re going to see is that there was nothing racist that motivated …read more
Richard “Dick” Parsons, the former CEO of Time Warner who was declared as one of BLACK ENTERPRISE‘s Most Powerful African Americans in Business in 2010, has partnered with Rachel Lam, a former Time Warner Investments head, to create Imagination Capital. The firm will provide seed funding for …read more
TOKYO (AP) — Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said.
The C-2 “Greyhound” transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles (925 kilometers) southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from …read more
Who wouldn’t want Oprah on their network, let alone doing a show for them! It’d be a pretty great experience for all parties involved.
Sometime last year, hackers stole 57 million Uber driver and rider accounts and Uber paid a ransom of $100,000 for the hackers to keep quiet about the breach, reports The New York Times.
Uber executives then tried to cover up the fact that they paid a ransom by asserting …read more
HOUSTON (AP) — The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. The house they renovated and expanded over three decades has been gutted down to its wooden beams.
Almost …read more
FLINT, MI – JANUARY 13: The Flint Water Plant tower is shown January 13, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. On Tuesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder activated the National Guard to help the American Red Cross distribute water to Flint residents to help them deal with the lead contamination that …read more
Friendsgiving has been picking up steam over the last few years as an alternative way to celebrate Thanksgiving, but it can also be a great way to show colleagues or clients your appreciation.
Styling: …read more
A Cleveland man must now answer to a judge for his racial abuse campaign against his 70-year-old African-American neighbor, including teaching his 4-year-old son to call her the N-word, the Cleveland.com.
The woman told the police that she feared for her life and was “visibly shaken” when she …read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan.
New York City’s mayor and …read more
The Money Team is back at it and of course, Floyd Mayweather’s newest venture is surrounding, none other than money. Mayweather has expanded his venture deals into the app space and has become the new face of “Wild Poker,” according to an announcement made in a recent press release.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — There’s no question that Erykah Badu is the soul hostess. On Sunday, she’ll host the Soul Train Awards on BET. But earlier this week, she was the soulful host who invited a small group of reporters to a West Hollywood hotel suite for …read more
Michael Steele, the former head of the Republican National Committee is calling President Donald Trump out on Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore’s sexual assault allegations.
While appearing on the show Harball hosted by Chris Matthews, Steele explained that Trump’s disregard for the sexual assault accusations against Moore. It showed that he …read more
Holiday time means time to hit the road, something that isn’t a necessarily stressful thing for African Americans according to a new report.
For black America, the perfect road trip lasts for six hours, was one of the findings from research conducted by Chevrolet and Harris Poll. Many African Americans also …read more
Earlier reports that painted Jennifer Hudson as being a problematic “diva” on “The Voice” are simply untrue — according to Gossip Cop. The news comes as the diva makes headlines for calling it quits with her baby daddy, David Otunga, after 10 years together. They have one son, …read more