G. Garvin Recommends Burning the turkey this Thanksgiving
While acclaimed Food Network Chef G. Garvin doesn’t actually recommend burning the turkey to a crisp this Thanksgiving, he...
Terrence ‘J’ Jenkins and Wells Fargo Team Up to Empower Students
Today, Wells Fargo & Company and UNCF (United Negro College Fund) rallied students from three of the nation’s leading...
Mayor of Philadelphia Proclaims November 25th “‘Creed’ Day”
Standing atop the Philadelphia Art Museum’s iconic steps, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter proclaimed Wednesday, November 25th “Creed” Day...
Zakiya Hooker, Serenades “Live” and “In The Mood” With Jazzy New Music Release
Blues legend John Lee Hooker is best remembered for his iconic hits, “Boom, Boom” and “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer.” But perhaps his greatest legacy is found in the seductively supple vocal stylings of his daughter, the jazz-inflected, bluesy recording artist,Zakiya Hooker. Zakiya last showcased her brand of the remarkable Hooker... Read more
Changing how we view African-American men
Gary Mays of Douglasville defies whatever ugly stereotypes — take your pick — that exists about African-American men. He’s educated. He’s worked for a major corporation for 28 years. He’s the father of two college-age children. He’s been happily married for 23 years to his children’s mother and is... Read more
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 Luther King Jr. — died over the weekend at a time when Americans are receiving successive reminders that the fight against racism isn’t over. He was only 75, a testament... Read more
The Perfect Guy (2015)
After a painful breakup, successful lobbyist Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) jumps into a passionate relationship with a charming stranger (Michael Ealy). When her ex-boyfriend (Morris Chestnut) resurfaces in her life she has to figure out who she should trust and who she should fear. Release Date: September 11, 2015 Read more
Greenhouse Scholars Expands to Georgia
Greenhouse Scholars welcomes Bashel Lewis (l) and Amadou Bah (r) along with Charles Ellis (not pictured) as the first class of Scholars from Georgia. Alhassan Kamara (center) is a graduate of the program. The launch of Greenhouse Scholars in Georgia signifies a new and unique opportunity for high performing... Read more