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PHILANTHROPRENEUR JOHN SHAW-WOO LAUNCHES NOIR BLACK BUSINESS SOCIAL CLUB INC.

*Louisville, KY  — According to nationwide 2016 Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs, African-Americans own 2.2 percent of employer-owned businesses, in contrast to their total representation of 13.4 percent of the overall population. In response to these astounding statistics, local business-owner and entrepreneur announces launch of business social club focused on solutions to support and enhance the business efforts for local black-owned businesses. …

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Cash and King and Justice

By Vincent L. Hall, Texas Metro News You can run on for a long time…but sooner or later God will cut you down. – Johnny Cash The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice. — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Johnny Cash at San Quinten, 1969 (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) In most instances when you think …

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Hip Hop Legend DJ Speedy Racially Profiled In Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire Recently DJ Speedy was on his way from Atlanta to Los Angeles. This past Monday was the first court date at 1:30 PM at Oklahoma County Courthouse located at 320 Robert S. Kerr Ave. As he was going through Oklahoma City an officer got behind him and followed him 10 miles. Finally, he was pulled over …

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Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to Trump: Forget Wall, Fix Nation’s Deadly Water Problems

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The lead content in Newark’s drinking water now is the highest ever recorded in the past 17 years and Mayor Ras Baraka has sent a letter to President Donald Trump because of the health emergency. In his January 14th letter to President Trump, Baraka implores the President to forego the demand for $5 billion …

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Preserved by Purpose: Tales from the Pole

“It’s what you used to slide down!” blurted out the 25-year-old brother to his 5 months pregnant 23-year-old sister.   For a few seconds, everyone at the table was too shocked to do anything but look down at the Taboo game pieces.   The awkward silence that followed was broken when the young lady quickly grabbed her purse and car keys and …

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FROM EDUCATOR TO EXECUTIVE PRODUCER! DISD PRINCIPAL DR. SHELIA SAMONE BROWN ADAPTS BEST SELLING BOOK FOR THE BIG SCREEN

Dallas, TX…Author, speaker and long-time educator, Dr. Shelia Samone Brown, has begun principal photography on her debut feature film Beneath the Scar based on her best-selling book Beneath the Scar: Rise to Healing. Dr. Sheia Samone Brown The film tells the story of Samantha Nicole Allen, a beautiful Mississippi debutante and daughter of one of the town’s most notable preachers. …

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COMMENTARY: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Charlene Crowell, NNPA Newswire Contributor Once again on the third Monday in January, much of the nation will mark the anniversary of the death of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countless programs and events will no doubt recall several of his famous speeches from the 1963 March on Washington’s “I Have A Dream to his “I’ve …

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2nd Annual Realizing the Dream: Healthy Living Expo partners with local health care providers to offer FREE health screenings

DALLAS, TX – Today, the 2nd Annual Realizing the Dream: Healthy Living Expo announced it has partnered with Parkland Health & Hospital System, Methodist Health System and Dallas County Health & Human Services, to offer free blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and STD screenings, respectively, as well as mammograms on-site at this year’s event. The expo, which is presented in conjunction with …

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Here’s to Your Success in 2019!

It’s here-The New Year- your vision is clear your goals are written down. This year is your year for heightens success.  Now you understand that ‘No one just drifts to Success.’ You know exactly what you want and have laid out the steps by which you intend to follow. “Commit your works to the Lord and your plans will be …

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Initiative Program Started to Share Free Financial Education

By The Tennessee Tribune NASHVILLE, TN — Leaders from Tennessee State University, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Regions Bank have announced the launch of a new collaboration designed to empower people with essential financial and credit-management skills. The Financial Education and Empowerment Initiative, organized by Alpha Kappa Alpha and supported by Regions Bank, combines the community reach of AKA’s …

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