The Mo’ne Davis brand
Mo’ne Davis is on fire. Not her baseball pitch, but her brand. Eight months after the 13-year-old’s 70-m.p.h. arm...
‘Furious 7′: The road to $1.15 billion at the box office
Nineteen days. That’s all it took for “Furious 7″ to become Universal Pictures’ highest grossing release worldwide in its...
Savoy Magazine Announces The Most Influential Black Lawyers of 2015
Savoy Magazine releases their Spring issue featuring the 2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers. This comprehensive list features the top...
Maynard Jackson’s Life to Be Portrayed in Movie: Crowdfunding Campaign For ‘Maynard’ Documentary Launched on the Former Atlanta Mayor’s Birthday, March 23rd
Auburn Avenue Films announces the launch of an $800,000 crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com to raise funds for the making of the theatrical documentary, “MAYNARD.” The launch coincided with the birthday of Atlanta’s first African-American mayor, Maynard Jackson, Jr. The documentary, which will begin pre-production in spring 2015, offers an... Read more
Pro football player William Gay has teamed up with HopeLine from Verizon to share his story about losing his mother to domestic violence
On April 29th, Verizon hosted an event in New York City with pro football player William Gay and actress Uzo Aduba to support their HopeLine® from Verizon program and announce the goal of 1 million phone donations by the end of 2015 to support victims of domestic violence. Together,... Read more
Calvin Peete, winner of 12 PGA Tour events, dies
Calvin Peete, the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, died Wednesday morning. He was 71. The PGA Tour did not have a cause of death. Murray Brothers Funeral Home confirmed it was handling the arrangement but did not release additional information.... Read more
Summer movie preview: ‘Fantastic Four’s’ Michael B. Jordan is living the dream
Michael B. Jordan may be known for his searing portrayal of cop-killed Oscar Grant in “Fruitvale Station” or as troubled athlete Vince Howard on TV’s “Friday Night Lights.” Deep down, though, he’s just a big-time comic book nerd whose passion has now come to living reality with this summer’s... Read more
Terence Blanchard announces new album “Breathless” out May 26
Multiple Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard is set to release his new album Breathless May 26 on Blue Note Records. With his new quintet, The E-Collective, Blanchard journeys into an exciting zone of grooved fusion teeming with funk, R&B and blues colors. The album is a statement piece with the title referencing  “I... Read more