Head & Shoulders Announces NY Giants Odell Beckham Jr. as New Brand Ambassador
Head & Shoulders®, official shampoo of the National Football League (NFL), announced today that New York Giants wide receiver...
Spike Lee on honorary Oscar: ‘This came out of nowhere, but that’s how blessings often come’
Spike Lee was surprised to learn that he was being honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...
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...
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
American Black Film Festival returns to Miami in 2016
The American Black Film Festival is returning to its former Miami Beach home in time for its 20th anniversary. Festival founder Jeff Friday announced at a press conference on Aug. 11 that with the help of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, the event had secured dates on... Read more
Jennifer Hudson’s Julian D. King Gift Foundation and Staples Support Chicago Public Schools
Staples, Inc. announced that it funded 115 local classroom projects in Chicago, as part of its recent $10 million pledge to Think It Up™, a new national initiative of the Entertainment Industry Foundation that seeks to inaugurate a new movement in support of students, teachers and schools, helping to create... Read more