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Uplifting Black Youth through the Retelling of Past and Present Pan African History
May 2, 2019
Local non-profit the Talented Tenth Publications uses Black History books to inspire children. ... read more »
Black News Channel Hires Emmy Award-Winning News Veteran as Vice President of News and Programming
March 22, 2019
Black News Channel (BNC), the nation’s only African American news network, today announced that Gary C. Wordlaw has been named Vice President of News & Programming. In this role, Mr. Wordlaw will be responsible for developing and producing original news programming that will be able to make a deep, rich connection to the network’s target audience of African Americans. ... read more »
At 88, Toni Morrison Personifies the Strength of Black Womanhood
February 28, 2019
With each masterful stroke of her pen, typewriter or (later) her computer keyboard, Legendary author, Toni Morrison keeps readers of her works and listeners of her words spellbound. “We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives,” she once said. ... read more »
Oprah Winfrey to Interview Michael Jackson Accusers in Post-Film Special
February 27, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Oprah Winfrey interview with two men who say Michael Jackson sexually abused them as boys will air immediately after a documentary on the men. ... read more »
Success in the Cards for Magician Derek Lee
February 21, 2019
A former government employee who decided he wanted to work for himself, the Philadelphia-born DerekLee has turned into a remarkable showman who’s perfected his craft, making him a modern master of his trade. ... read more »
Global Citizen Fest Honors Mandela Legacy Amidst Huge Crowd Of Beyoncé Fans
December 17, 2018
A massive turnout of die-hard fans of superstars Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z filled every available square inch of the Johannesburg FNB stadium for the closing night of the Global Citizen Festival organized to honor the 100thanniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela and raise $1 billion to address poverty, food security, global health and other social issues. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela Calls Us All to Act as Global Citizens
December 13, 2018
As I sit to write this article, I am overlooking where the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez intersect in Los Cabos, Mexico.  My heart is full because I've had the opportunity to travel around the world and I enjoy being a Global Citizen.  I embrace this term not just because of my ability to travel, but also because I truly have a heart and compassion for the people of the world. ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: “Showing Leadership Through Forgiveness”
November 29, 2018
Leadership is powerful. True leadership is an action word and is more about others than one’s self. Which means leaders have a responsibility that surpasses that of most others. ... read more »
Oprah Winfrey’s Mother Vernita Lee Passes at 83
November 26, 2018
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, has died at the age of 83. A Winfrey spokeswoman on Monday issued a statement saying Lee died at her Milwaukee home on Nov. ... read more »
Agape International Spiritual Center Moves to Beverly Hills
November 21, 2018
Agape International Spiritual Center, led by the Rev. Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, has relocated to the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. “It was time to move.   ... read more »
Michelle Obama memoir is next pick for Winfrey book club
November 15, 2018
Michelle Obama's ``Becoming,'' already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey. ... read more »
WATCH: Why Michelle Obama Chose Becoming as the Title of Her Memoir
November 14, 2018
Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” is on sale now. ... read more / watch video »
Michelle Obama Book Tour Features Oprah and Other Celebrity Moderators
November 8, 2018
In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world. ... read more »
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