Steven Williams appointed to Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Foods North America
PepsiCo, Inc. announced that Steven Williams, currently senior vice president and chief commercial officer for Frito-Lay’s U.S....
Howard University Rises in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Graduate School Rankings
Howard University’s graduate programs in social work, business, education, and law increased in the annual national rankings...
Black Restaurant Week Serves Up Cuisine And Cocktails
Enticing foodies across the nation with the soulful flavors and tantalizing aromas of Pan-African cuisine, Black Restaurant Week...
Actor Idris Elba launches his own record label, 7Wallace music
Idris Elba is best known for his film and television roles, however the British actor has also been very active in the hip-hop and dance music world on the mic and behind the decks as a DJ for over a decade. Elba released his debut EP... Read more
John David Washington Receives an IMDb STARmeter Award at the Cannes Film Festival
John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman, The Old Man & the Gun) Receives a 2018 STARmeter Award in the Breakout Category as Determined by IMDbPro Data on the Page Views of More Than 250 Million Monthly Visitors Worldwide to IMDb Previous IMDb STARmeter Award Recipients Include Sam Rockwell,... Read more
Howard University Alumnus Chadwick Boseman To Deliver 2018 Commencement Address
Howard University President, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, announced that actor and alumnus Chadwick Boseman will deliver the keynote address during Howard University’s 150th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018.  Mr. Boseman will address members of the Class of 2018 and their families, University trustees, officers, faculty, staff, and alumni.  Howard University will confer upon Mr.... Read more
Malia Obama Scores Internship With Hollywood Producer Harvey Weinstein
Starting in February Malia Obama, who is now halfway through her gap year before starting Harvard University in the fall, will begin an internship in Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s New York office. Sources have told The Hollywood Reporter that the eldest Obama daughter will begin working... Read more
Optimum Amla Legend Announces Partnership with Tracee Ellis Ross
Award winning actress Tracee Ellis Ross has partnered with Optimum Amla Legend, a leader in salon-quality hair products for multicultural women. Currently on ABC’s Black-ish, Tracee Ellis Ross is known for her style sensibility, engaging humor and vibrant Instagram account. She will be lending her talents... Read more