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For the Breast of Us Ambassador Inspires Women of Color Battling Cancer
September 29, 2022
Eboney Thompson of Los Angeles is a breast cancer survivor and Baddie Ambassador for the empowering organization For the Breast of Us, which aims to create a safe space for women of color who are battling breast cancer. For the Breast of Us’ upcoming inaugural Sneaker Ball will take place on the evening of October 15, in Houston, Texas, where members and attendees will pay homage to survivors past and present, raise awareness and raise funds to expand the organization’s reach. ... read more »
Meta Pledges $10 million to Black Gaming Creators
July 7, 2022
Meta, formerly known as the Facebook, pledged $10 million to Black creators. The physical result of that promise was forged into the Black Gaming Creator Program, a space “to help up-and-coming Black creators elevate their work.” ... read more »
Biden, CBC Loyalists Populate DNC At-Large Delegate Seats
October 21, 2021
On a cool, festive night in the Jeep lined parking lot of the Westin Hotel in Wilmington then President-elect Biden thanked the black community for their support and committed to having their backs, just as they had his. ... read more »
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As Bitcoin goes mainstream, Wall Street looks to cash in
October 19, 2021
Love cryptocurrencies or hate the very idea of them, they’re becoming more mainstream by the day. Cryptocurrencies have surged so much that their total value has reached nearly $2.5 trillion, rivaling the world’s most valuable company, Apple, and have amassed more than 200 million users. At that size, it’s simply too big for the financial establishment to ignore. ... read more »
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Are Offline, Stocks Plummet
October 4, 2021
DownDetector.com projected delayed service from Instagram, Facebook, and Whatsapp on Monday, approximately around 9 a.m., pst. According to multiple news reports, the causes for the outage is currently under investigation.  ... read more »
Black Star Network: Roland Martin Announces New Black TV Network
September 9, 2021
Martin announced his new network on the third anniversary of #RolandMartinUnfiltered, the first daily digital show specifically targeting African American audiences five days a week. The show has enjoyed expansive audience growth averaging 20 to 30 million views a month. ... read more »
Suzzanne Douglas : Actress from ‘The Parent ‘Hood’, Dies at 64
July 7, 2021
It has been confirmed, Suzzane Douglas, from Robert Townsends 90's sitcom, "The Parent Hood," has passed away at the age of 64. Douglas' death was announced on Facebook, by her cousin Angie Tee.  ... read more »
Samuel E. Wright Dies at 74, Iconic Voiceover in ‘The Little Mermaid’
May 25, 2021
Wright was best known for his portrayal of Sabastian, the charming and very protective crab in Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'. According to the previously mentioned source, Wright died in his home in the village of Walden, New York, due to prostate cancer.  ... read more »
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Family of Black Doctors has Social Media Buzzing
May 20, 2021
Dr. Herbert Oye is a Board Certified Endovascular and Vascular Surgeon and his four children have followed in their father’s footsteps ... read more »
Chair of Congressional Black Caucus Joyce Beatty and California Congresswoman Karen Bass Headline National Autism Conference
April 9, 2021
Congressional Black Caucus Chair Hon. Joyce Beatty (D-OH) and California Congresswoman Hon. Karen Bass (D-CA) will keynote a national autism conference on Saturday, April 10, 2021 sponsored by California-based autism and social justice organization Special Needs Network (SNN). ... read more »
Wife of Marvin Hagler Pushes Back on Rumors Fighter’s Death was COVID Vaccine-Related 
March 26, 2021
“I was the only person close to him until the last minute, and I am the only person that knows how things went not even his family know all the details and I do NOT accept reading some stupid comment without knowing really what happen. For sure wasn't the vaccine that caused his death. My baby left in peace with his usual smile and now is not the time to talk nonsense,” Hagler’s wife continued on Facebook.  ... read more »
LEIMERT PARK ALTERCATION HALTS FILM PRODUCTION
March 17, 2021
A physical altercation between safety personnel and members of a South Los Angeles grassroots coalition on February 25 in Leimert Park Village cut short a film production and threatens future filming revenue in an area that has struggled economically, first from construction of the Metro Crenshaw/LAX Line and more recently from the Coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
NAACP Welcomes Entertainment Executive Kyle Bowser as Senior Vice President of Hollywood Bureau
February 11, 2021
The NAACP is pleased to announce that Kyle Bowser will serve as its Senior Vice President of the Hollywood Bureau. In this capacity, Mr. Bowser will be responsible for advancing NAACP’s Hollywood projects, relationships, and overseeing NAACP’s Image Awards production. ... read more »
Black Republican Running for Congress Files Compliant Against Facebook, Twitter and Google
October 22, 2020
Aja Smith along with other conservatives, insist that digital media platforms should be investigated, and the government should reevaluate their status. ... read more »
Republican Connected Tech Firm Targeted Black Voters on Facebook for “Deterrence”
October 7, 2020
A database built by Cambridge Analytica, the Republican-aligned firm that shut down over allegations of improper use of Facebook data, targeted Black voters for “Deterrence” in profiles prepared for Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign according to reporting by Great Britain’s Channel 4 News. ... read more »
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