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Beyonce drops surprise single “Black Parade” on Juneteenth
June 25, 2020
Proceeds from the song will benefit Black-owned small businesses ... read more »
Social Media Unites Celebrities and Common Users to Fight for the End of Police Brutality, Racism, and Injustice Against Black Lives
June 4, 2020
In this day and age, society has built a system and a niche economy within the world of social media. One that produces everyday influencers and brings everyone closer to their favorite celebrities. This same structure is now a change agent in the fight for Black Lives.  Throughout the year’s social media has put a voice to the unheard bringing to light case after case of police brutality. Since the death of Trayvon Martin, there hasn’t been a year without multiple horrific stories and videos of a Black life being taken. With the help of celebrities and the millions of users on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, the names of the thousands and counting Black victims live on. However, justice is yet to be served in its totality.  ... read more »
Two-Time Cancer Survivor— Bershan Shaw in Her New Podcast ‘Buckle Up with Bershan.’ Asks: ‘What cancer that’s holding you back?’
September 20, 2019
Bershan Shaw is a two-time cancer survivor, so it’s safe to call her a warrior — in her new podcast “Buckle Up with Bershan” she brings her wisdom to the masses in the form of motivational sessions and business coaching, all with a razor-focused objective,and that is to uplift the listener.  ... read more »
Cooperative Economic Empowerment Movement Announces its 2nd Annual CEEM Weekend at the LA County Fair: A Tribute to Black Influence in Popular Culture
September 12, 2019
The 2nd Annual CEEM Weekend at the LA County Fair will feature a “Tribute to Black Influence in Pop Culture!” Come celebrate the incredible impact of African-American contributions to this year's fair theme: Pop Culture! The CEEM Weekend is sponsored by McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden Campaign. McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden campaign celebrates a new movement to uplift communities and empower excellence through education, empowerment and entrepreneurship. ... read more »
Beyonce, Lil Nas X, the Spinners among those on Obama Summer Song Playlist
August 26, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — The Obama summer playlist has everyone from Drake and Beyonce to Steely Dan and Frank Sinatra. The former president calls it “some new, ... read more »
Jay-Z, Blue Ivy, Kendrick Lamar appear on new Beyoncé album
July 19, 2019
Beyoncé announced Tuesday that "The Lion King: The Gift,'' which will be released Friday, also includes songs with Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Pharrell, Tierra Whack and Jessie Reyez. ... read more »
Renowned Art Curator Naima J. Keith Brings Her Magic Touch to LACMA
July 12, 2019
Big, big things are happening at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and one of the biggest is the recent addition of Naima J. Keith as its Vice President of Education and Public Programs. ... read more »
Beyoncé to drop new original song from ‘The Lion King’
July 11, 2019
Beyoncé is dropping a new original song from Disney’s live-action “Lion King.” The song, “Spirit,” will be released later Tuesday and should get a push for Academy Award consideration. A news release says the song comes at a pivotal moment for Nala, the character voiced by Beyoncé, in the film that comes out on July 18. She also co-wrote the song. ... read more »
Jay-Z partners with cannabis company as brand strategist
July 11, 2019
Jay-Z is heading into the legal marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with a California cannabis product company. The rapper said in a statement Tuesday that he entered a multiyear deal with San Jose, California-based Caliva. His role will consist of driving creative direction, outreach efforts and strategy for the brand. ... read more »
WATCH: The Cast Of “Power” Discuss the Last Season of the Epic Show, with “Strahan And Sara”!
May 13, 2019
50 Cent, Omari Hardwick, La La Anthony, Joseph Sikora, Naturi Naughton, and Lela Loren talk Beyonce, the final season and share behind the scenes stories. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Beyonce Continues to Show Love for HBCU’s with Grambling State University
April 26, 2019
Beyonce recently shared a Coachella 2019 event with Grambling State University’s marching band and dancers. The event was  a teaser of what’s to come with the collaboration of her athleisure line Ivy Park and Adidas. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Breaking Down Beyonce’s Documentary on Iconic 2018 Coachella Performance
April 22, 2019
The first woman of color to headline the festival released “Homecoming,” a documentary on her performance that honored HBCUs and reunited Destiny’s Child. She also released a surprise 40 song album. ... read more »
WATCH: Beyonce’ Netflix Release of’ Homecoming’, Even Has Michelle Obama Giving up Praise
April 20, 2019
Beyoncé recently released her “Homecoming” documentary and an album that features 40 live tracks from her 2018 Coachella Performance.  The internet has been a beehive buzz.   ... read more »
How data and evidence can help us solve the problem of African American maternal mortality
April 18, 2019
I’m a doctor and a scientist.  When we’re looking to solve a problem, we’re a lot like detectives. We follow the evidence. ... read more »
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