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Tia Mowry Returns to the Big Screen as a Military Wife

By: Charlene Rhinehart

Tia Mowry-Hardrict just added a new baby girl to her family. But that’s not the only gift she’s given birth to this year. She’s adding a new movie, Indivisible, to her portfolio as well. In an exclusive interview, Mowry-Hardrict talks about her upcoming role in Indivisible, a true story that...

Cuomo Is Right, America Has Never Been ‘Great’ For Many of Us

By: Samara Lynn

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking some heat for a statement he made at a conference on Wednesday. His words: We’re not going to Make America Great Again. It was never that great. We have not reached greatness. We will reach greatness when every American is fully engaged. Of...

New Black Political Force Raises $3.5 Million, Prepares for Midterm Election Battles

By: Derek T. Dingle

A new political force has emerged that may help advance the economic and wealth-building status of African Americans. The Black Economic Alliance, an organization of leading African American entrepreneurs and executives, announced today that it has already raised $3.5 million to impact highly-competitive gubernatorial, U.S. Senate, and House races in...

Innovator Wins Award for Creating Technology To Help People Raise Bail Money [VIDEO]

By: Derek T. Dingle

At the recent Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit in Charlotte, North Carolina, event sponsor Koch Industries and its Georgia Pacific subsidiary presented the inaugural Principled Entrepreneurship Award to a business innovator who is literally helping thousands gain their freedom. Ben McFarlin, founder, chief technology officer, and CEO of Atlanta–based Help Bond...

Kim Kardashian to Discuss Kylie’s Entrepreneurial Success on Big Boy’s Show

By: BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

Kim Kardashian will appear on Big Boy’s show Big Boy’s Neighborhood to talk about Kylie Jenner’s phenomenal success with her Kylie Cosmetics makeup company. The two will also chat about North handling life as a big sister, embarrassing moments, and her feelings about Kourtney. The conversation delves into her relationship with...

NBC’s Lester Holt Is All About the Low Notes

By: AARP The Magazine

Award-winning journalist Lester Holt speaks with AARP about his other passion in life in addition to news; playing the bass guitar. Here quotes by Holt as excerpted from the article: I love all kinds of music – right now I’m in a rock band with some coworkers – but jazz...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Beyoncé

By: Selena Hill

Fans, stans, and members of the Beyhive have been obsessively following Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s illustrious career for the last 21 years, watching and documenting her every move. Yet in still, the notoriously private superstar has managed to keep much of her personal life guarded and protected. In Vogues‘ September issue, Knowles-Carter, however,...

This Author’s Advice for Black Men and Depression: Turn Your Pain into Purpose

By: Kandia Johnson

Tsanonda Edwards is the author of a book that deals with black men and depression, The extraORDINARY Mr. Nobody: A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Healing, and co-founder of Above It All, a mental-health organization that offers personal, professional and psychiatric rehabilitation programs for children and parents. Although Edwards has a Masters in...

Why This Founder Created A Digital Mental Health Platform For Black Men

By: Kandia Johnson

When Public Health advocate Kevin Dedner was looking for a therapist to treat his depression, he found the process to be exhausting. “I almost gave up, but a friend recommended a therapist who helped me get my life back on track,” said Dedner. This experience was one of several occurrences...

New York City Completely Bans Smoking in Public Housing

By: Samara Lynn

The New York City Housing Authority issued a ban on smoking in all New York City public housing (including smoking inside apartments) as of July 30. The policy “prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and hookah pipes in indoor common areas, within public housing units, in administrative offices, and...