News

Serena Williams Is Building Schools in Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya & Jamaica

— ADVERTISEMENT — Serena Williams, one of the greatest tennis players of all time broke the internet world. Not about the sports but with her charitable works. Yes! You heard it right, the tennis champion was working! She builds schools in Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Jamaica with her charity. Some celebrities may simply write a …

Serena Williams Is Building Schools in Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya & Jamaica Read More »

Pinterest To Stop Promoting ‘Plantation Weddings’

The popular wedding-planning sites Pinterest and The Knot announced they are no longer promoting content for “plantation”-style weddings. A Pinterest spokesperson told ABC News that Weddings should be a symbol of love and unity. Plantations represent none of those things. The company said it’s “working to limit the distribution of this content and accounts across …

Pinterest To Stop Promoting ‘Plantation Weddings’ Read More »

HISTORY MAKER: 11-Year-Old Charlotte Nebres is First Black Lead in NYC Ballet’s The Nutcracker

11-Year-Old Charlotte Nebres is making her ancestors proud and making History as she is staring as Marie, the young heroine of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at New York City Ballet. It opened on Friday and she is now officially the first Black lead of this ballet for this renowned company. The Root wrote: The Madison, …

HISTORY MAKER: 11-Year-Old Charlotte Nebres is First Black Lead in NYC Ballet’s The Nutcracker Read More »

82-year-old female bodybuilder beats up man who broke into her home: “I’m alone, I’m old, but guess what I’m tough”

This intruder “picked the wrong house to break into” after he got beat up by the Rochester, NY, occupant, Willie Murphy, an 82-year-old woman Body Builder. This amazing lady is an inspiration, not that we condone violence but DAMN! She beat him with a table, a broom and a bottle of baby shampoo! The intruder …

82-year-old female bodybuilder beats up man who broke into her home: “I’m alone, I’m old, but guess what I’m tough” Read More »

First All-African made smartphone launched by Rwanda!

Rwanda has taken a step further in cementing itself into a regional tech hub and strengthening Africa’s stake in the global economy by launching the first every smartphone completely manufactured in Africa. The phone, by Rwanda’s Mara Group, was announced by Rwanda President Paul Kagame whilst announcing Africa’s “first high tech smartphone factory,” with parts …

First All-African made smartphone launched by Rwanda! Read More »

Whiskey brand honors the enslaved man who taught Jack Daniels how to make the now famous drink!

We’ve covered the story of how an enslaved man, Nathan ‘Nearest’ Green, actually taught Jack Daniels how to make bourbon. He has been recognized in very small moves as the godfather of Tenessee Whiskey but it is still not mainstream knowledge. However, if you are a JD drinker it may now be time to switch. In …

Whiskey brand honors the enslaved man who taught Jack Daniels how to make the now famous drink! Read More »

Allyson Felix breaks world record held by Usain Bolt 10 months after giving birth

It’s big news when a record set by none other than Usain Bolt is broken, especially when it is done so by a woman who gave birth less than a year ago! Of course, it wasn’t his 100m record but this is a HUGE feat none the less and oozes #BlackGirlMagic! Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix …

Allyson Felix breaks world record held by Usain Bolt 10 months after giving birth Read More »

First Black Woman Wins ‘MasterChef’ But We Didn’t Need This Validation To Know How Amazing Black People Can Cook!

Let’s face it, there is a bit of a fad going on in media, in an attempt to ride with the times Black folk are finally gaining accolades publically usually reserved for middle-class White people. Don’t get me wrong, this is awesome and in the bigger sense, it is adding to the greater good… BUT …

First Black Woman Wins ‘MasterChef’ But We Didn’t Need This Validation To Know How Amazing Black People Can Cook! Read More »

Georgia Teen’s ‘Once You Get It, Give It Back’ Mom Tribute wins $80k in Doodle For Google Competition

This is EXCELLENT! Yesterday if you’d opened Google you would have seen a Black family in front of a portrait on the home search page. This was the amazing work of 18-year-old Arantza Peña Popo from Lithonia, Ga. This year’s theme for the Doodle for Google comp was “When I grow up, I hope…” Of …

Georgia Teen’s ‘Once You Get It, Give It Back’ Mom Tribute wins $80k in Doodle For Google Competition Read More »