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Bishop T.D. Jakes of The Potter's House Church in Dallas knows about struggle, pain and suffering. As a young child, he watched his father suffer through chronic illness and as a result, led a childhood that was fairly self-sustaining. He learned through this experience and other life experiences that often the people who are the most successful are the...

By Maurice Brian Henderson Not often has there been a clarion call, a harkening and lyceum for people, viewers and patrons to proceed with action.  Bennie Boom's soon to be released movie on Tupac Shakur entitled "All Eyez on Me" is surely the suggest to do so. The value proposition is that it is important to support this film as the...

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's popular comedy series from Tyler Perry, "For Better or Worse," returns for its sixth and final season on Saturday, June 10 with two back-to-back episodes starting at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.  The series' most recent season was Friday night's #1 original cable series for African-American women. In the final season of "For Better or Worse," the zany...

Color of Influence (COI) aims to keep race and diversity top of mind for brands and agencies with a $10 monthly report highlighting multicultural influencers across multiple industries such as auto, CPG, fashion, beauty, entertainment, and finance. After recent episodes with Pepsi and Shea Moisture, COI publisher Ashlene Nand says it is obvious that brands and agencies need help in...

SiriusXM announced today that CNN legal analyst, former federal prosecutor, and bestselling author Laura Coates will host a live, two-hour talk show exclusively on SiriusXM. The Laura Coates Show will feature Coates' lively analysis of the trending news of the day and impactful interviews with entertainers, politicians, DC insiders and game changers on the topics of politics, pop culture and...

8th Grade Middle School Chronicles: The Year That Changed Everything… is written by teen author, Essynce Moore. 6th grade was child’s play. 7th grade was a taste of what was to come. But 8th grade, was the year that changed everything. That includes me, my “friends,” and the Middle School Chronicle Series. It was one of the most memorable, educating,...

National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP) recognizes 10 outstanding young professionals who exemplify the National Urban League mission through their professional and personal contributions to community and service. This class of YP Honors recipients represent a diverse field of industries and backgrounds, but share the common value of excellence in service. “This inspirational group of young professional men and women...

A new book by award-winning business journalist and relationship educator Alfred A. Edmond Jr. focuses on how business, career and financial success is either served or sabotaged by the choices we make in pursuit of sex, love and relationships. Buy Love, Get Trouble. Sell Love, Get Screwed is available as a complimentary E-book for a limited time only. Edmond says...

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) has been chosen as the Tom Joyner Foundation (TJF) School of the Month for May 2017. As the school of the month, the TJF will promote raising funds for the institution and highlight its programs that are educating the next generation of health and science leaders. MSM's goal of raising $100,000 will be featured...

After a horrific car accident, 4-year-old Edgard John Augustin woke up to see that both of his legs were missing from the knees down. Now, nearly 30 years later, he’s a champion bodybuilder. His older brother who was seated next to him was also missing a leg, injuries caused from railing that pierced the back window after their mother lost...

On Monday, April 3, 2017, Denise Wilkerson submitted her official qualifying petition to run for the First Ward council seat in Roselle, NJ. Denise Wilkerson's professional experience, community service, and integrity make her a real choice for residents of the 1st Ward and an exciting addition to Roselle's political scene. Denise boasts over 20 years of experience in the PR...

The 35th Annual McDonald's Gospelfest returns to the Prudential Center (25 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ) on Saturday, May 13th for the gospel event of the year. On Thursday, March 30th, McDonald's announced the Grammy-winning R&B singer-songwriter Fantasia was just added to the star studded line up. Fantasia is remembered and highly regarded as one of American Idol's most shining...

Dr. Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins | BlackDoctor.org Claudia Aderotimi flew from London for a butt-enhancement procedure. She went into a hotel near the Philadelphia airport not knowing that she’d meet an untimely death roughly 12 hours later. Padge-Victoria Windslowe, noted as the Philadelphia Black Madam, was sentenced to at least 10 years after the murder of Aderotimi. In court, the Black...

Young minority teens from California to Connecticut are vying for one of 50 spots in the At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy. Students wanting to experience the black and brown girl magic that occurs each summer during the program are fiercely applying to meet the March 31 deadline. The summer enrichment program for 10th and 11th grade minority...