As the executive vice president and chief creative officer of Cashmere Agency, Ryan Ford is behind public relations, social media, and experiential activations for Hollywood hit films like Girls Trip. But beyond Ford’s day-to-day position, he’s also committed to providing solutions for multicultural creators to get the spotlight they …read more
Director Ryan Coogler, whose feature debut “Fruitvale Station” was released by The Weinstein Co., has released a statement denouncing Harvey Weinstein in the wake of his multiple sexual harassment and rape allegations.
Saying he was “disturbed and saddened at the news,” Coogler felt he had a responsibility to comment …read more
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Jose Garnica worked for more than two decades to build up his dream home that was reduced to ashes in a matter of minutes by the deadly firestorm striking Northern California.
The White House is working on a plan that could bring more health insurance choices and cheaper options to people buying individual and small business coverage. But the bill for this might be paid by the sick.
A Chattanooga man had been at his new job for a little more than a week before he was told not to come back – all because he sat during the national anthem.
According to Fox 17 Nashville, Tyler Chancellor worked for 9Round, a kickboxing gym in Chattanooga. He was training …read more
Wendy Williams attended the New York Comic Con on October 6 and like many other fans and celebrities who support the event, she came dressed as a superhero.
Williams appeared as Wonder Woman and was photographed with superheroes such as Batman and The Green Hornet. But after photos and videos …read more
It’s a fact that some people are pre-destined for greatness. That seems to be the case for a young man who was literally born to fly.
His name is Jonathan Strickland and would you believe that by the age of 14, he already held six world records for piloting an aircraft?!
Wait, …read more
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Eminem sunk his teeth in Trump and unleashed a deadly venom at the 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards when he went off in the beloved cyphers. The Internet is losing its sh*t over Eminem’s Hip-Hop Awards freestyle and it definitely lives up to all the hype.
The …read more
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah prosecutor asked the FBI on Tuesday to investigate a police shooting that left a black man dead when he ran from officers who stopped him after he rode his bike across six lanes of traffic and they noticed he didn’t have a required …read more
YORK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania college has barred the public from seeing a provocative art exhibition on slavery, white supremacy and racist violence against blacks, deeming it “potentially disturbing.”
The touring “Rewind” exhibition opened at York College on Aug. 31, a few weeks after the deadly violence at a white …read more
Tamron Hall has found herself in the middle of the widening Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal. The Hollywood producer has been accused to sexually harassing, assaulting and raping a growing list of women that includes Hollywood actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Charlize Theron, Rose McGowan, Angelina Jolie and more.
Unfortunately, Hall, after …read more
Richie is developing the project via his RichLion Productions., which acquired the rights from the Curtis Mayfield Estate, …read more
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While Harvey Weinstein’s case has percolated through Hollywood like a rocket, Black Hollywood has remained relatively mum regarding the issue.
But “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star Terry Crews came forward on Tuesday afternoon in a series of 16 tweets describing a 2016 incident where he was groped by an …read more
The first day of the TechConneXt Summit was awe-inspiring and illuminating. President and CEO of Black Enterprise Earl Graves Jr. put it best in his opening remarks, “We continue to raise the bar since our inaugural event three years ago.”
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Black Enterprise’s Silicon Valley technology editor …read more
When looking at publicist Kiki Ayers, the last thing you would suspect is that she overcame homelessness, not once, but twice. This first generation college graduate of Howard University is a force to be reckoned with.
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Her hard work and determination earned her a career in Hollywood …read more
CORRALES, N.M. (AP) — Nearly 50 years after the Kerner Commission studied the causes of deadly riots in America’s cities, its last surviving member says he remains haunted that its recommendations on U.S. race relations and poverty were never adopted.
But former U.S. Sen. Fred Harris of Oklahoma also said he’s …read more
Domestic violence is a hidden yet harsh reality for many women who show up at work every day. In fact, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in three women have been victims of [some form of] physical violence by an intimate partner.
To honor Domestic Violence Awareness …read more
What would you expect one of BLACK ENTERPRISE’s Most Powerful Executives to do after retirement? Well, if that professional is Alexander Benedict Cummings Jr., the former executive vice president and chief administrative officer for The Coca-Cola Co., he runs for the presidency of the Republic of Liberia. The 60-year-old Liberian …read more
Sharpton has threatened a boycott of the network after Hill was suspended for two weeks for what ESPN termed a “second violation” of its social media guidelines because she urged her followers to boycott …read more
ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation’s leading gun-control groups have filed a lawsuit against the makers and sellers of “bump stocks,” the devices used by the gunman in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence filed the lawsuit …read more
A student at a middle school in Mesquite, Texas was forced to kneel and beg a teacher in front of her class for a test.
Her parents Fred and Nikitia Moore are calling the incident inappropriate and humiliating.
Stallone confirmed on Instagram Monday that he will helm the sequel to his “Rocky” spin-off which will start production in …read more
It was a family reunion of sorts during Janet Jackson’s sold-out concert at the Hollywood Bowl Sunday night as a bunch of her former backup dancers, including Jenna Dewan Tatum, took the stage for one last collective hurrah.
In a touching speech to acknowledge the crew, Janet, 51, described her …read more