Junk food ads on TV tend to target African-American and Latino youth
One way to fight health disparities and obesity may be to turn off the TV. Food companies disproportionately target...
A Bond and a commitment
Julian Bond, once a young leader in the civil-rights movement — who did not always see eye-to-eye with Martin...
Tavis Smiley and Corporate Diversity Featured in Savoy Summer Issue
Savoy Magazine’s Summer 2015 issue focuses on the corporations and executives that are leading diversity and inclusion across influential...
The Urbanworld® Film Festival Announces 2015 Festival Slate
The 19th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org), presented by BET Networks(BET) with founding sponsor HBO, today announced all of the films that will be showcased. The nation’s largest competitive multicultural film festival will screen over 80 films and will take place September 23-27, 2015 at Manhattan’s AMC Empire 25 on 234 West 42nd Street. BET’s Muhammad... Read more
Charmin and Comedian Wayne Brady Host the ‘Keep It Clean Comedy Show
In honor of National Toilet Paper Day, Charmin hosted a live comedy show with comedian and improv artist, Wayne Brady, on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in New York City. The showcase gave young comics a platform to deliver five minutes of their best clean potty humor routines in front... Read more
LeBron James, Akron making college possible for city kids
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James is giving kids from Akron — ones with challenging backgrounds like his — the chance to go to college for free. The NBA star has partnered with the University of Akron to provide a guaranteed four-year scholarship to the school for students in... Read more
Casio Adds New Solar Timepiece For Runners
Casio America, Inc. is excited to announce the latest addition to its portfolio of timepieces — the Solar Runner Extra Large STLS110H. Whether you are a walker, casual jogger or speeding through a 5k, 10k, or feeling the need to train for a marathon, this budget-friendly timepiece is the perfect... Read more
Stevie Wonder does a pop-up Philly concert to tout new tour
Stevie Wonder showed up on a stage in Dilworth Park on the west side of City Hall just after 3 p.m. on a sweltering Philadelphia day. After warming up with a few instrumental selections before the highly excitable crowd gathered Monday to see him, he took a few minutes... Read more