Today, April 15, marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson taking the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers and breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier. Breaking major league baseball’s color line will forever be the centerpiece of Jackie Robinson’s legacy.
Here's how Jackie Robinson day all came about.
Twenty years ago,
Love good food and wine? You won't want to miss Meet the Chefs, one of San Diego's best food and wine events on April 23rd. This exquisite culinary experience treats over 350 guests to sample signature dishes from over a dozen premier restaurants and chefs
On Tuesday, it was announced that MVP LeBron James is in the process of developing and building a school named, I PROMISE, in partnership with his Lebron James Family Foundation and Akron’s public schools.
The foundation’s Facebook page describes the school as being for first through eighth
“Queen Sugar,” the critically acclaimed drama series from Academy award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“13th,” “Selma”), executive producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, returns for its second season with a two-night event on OWN Tuesday, June 20, and Wednesday, June 21 (10 p.m. ET/PT
On April 10, 2017, media and entertainment mogul Karen Civil opened her Live Civil Computer Lab at the House of Hope Orphanage in Titanyen, Haiti. Civil, who is Haitian-American, in partnership with the Jack Brewer Foundation, donated 20 computers to assist the orphanage in furthering STEM education.
The ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola® announces the expansion of its Money & Power Expo into a weekend-long conference, entitled Path To Power, during the daytime programming taking place June 30–July 2, 2017, on the second floor of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in
British Vogue announced EDWARD ENNINFUL as the new editor of British Vogue. Condé Nast International chairman and chief executive Jonathan Newhouse called Enninful "an influential figure in the communities of fashion, Hollywood and music which shape the cultural zeitgeist", adding that "by virtue of his talent and experience,
Today Pulitzer Prize Administrator Mike Pride announced the winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prizes in the World Room at Columbia University in New York, N.Y.
This year there were four African American winners including: Lynn Nottage named the recipient of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for
On Friday April 28th, The San Diego Association of Black Journalists will host an intimate evening with Michaela Pereira, host of HLN’s MichaeLA . Some very lucky students will get the unique opportunity to hear from one of the most amazing women in broadcast journalism. Pereira
When Darrin Wade first discovered from an ultrasound that he and his wife were having quadruplets instead of twins, he knew that paying for school was going to be a challenge.
Boy oh boy, was he right.
All four of his now 18-year old sons— Aaron, Nick,