May 2022

Memphis: Murray Family Descendants of Alex Haley Host Mini-Family Reunion in Memphis

Studies have shown that African Americans attend more family gatherings than any other ethnic group. Typically, these large gatherings held once a year consist of family, extended family members, friends and neighbors. And in many cases, outside acquaintances that have become non-biological family, hence a family reunion. African American family reunions take on the task …

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Phoenix: Ques Answer the call for Food Distribution on Coldplay & H.E.R. World Tour

Coldplay & H.E.R on World Tour Which Includes More than Music: Feeding the Hungry! By DL White The British rock band Coldplay along with R & B Sensation H.E.R (Gabriella Sarmento Wilson) are on a world tour with scheduled stops across America, Germany, Poland, France the UK, Belgium, Peru and Argentina (to list a few …

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Stacey Abrams Wins Democratic nominee for Governor of Georgia

Congratulations Stacey Abrams on winning the Democratic primary, officially making her the Democratic nominee for Governor of Georgia! Abrams will face a rematch in November’s general election with incumbent Brian Kemp, who was Secretary of State when he narrowly defeated her in 2018. She has been widely credited for her efforts to register hundreds of …

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Chocolate Fashion: 7th Annual Black Music Honorees and Performers Came to Slay

The 7th Annual Black Music Honors live taping took place in Atlanta at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, on May 19. Celebrities came out for the celebration of music included dynamic performances, surprise celebrity appearances and a program dedicated to honoring legends in the music industry. Two-time GRAMMY Winner LeToya Luckett and comedian DeRay Davis hosted the ceremony. As to be expected honorees …

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Atlanta: Annual Black Music Honorees Celebration of Music, Whispers, Tevin Campbell and More…

(CHICAGO, IL.) – May 22, 2022 – The 7th Annual Black Music Honors took place in Atlanta at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center. The celebration of music included dynamic performances, surprise celebrity appearances and a program dedicated to honoring legends in the music industry. Two-time GRAMMY Winner LeToya Luckett and comedian DeRay Davis hosted the ceremony. National Broadcast Syndication will air June 4 – July 3 and …

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Kerry Washington, Delroy Lindo Joins Oynx Collective’s “Unprisoned” From Creator Tracy McMillan

Onyx Collective announced today that it has picked up “Unprisoned” as its first scripted comedy series. From creator Tracy McMillan. The eight-episode series is produced by ABC Signature and will be streamed exclusively on Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in all other territories. Inspired by McMillan’s life, “Unprisoned” is a …

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San Diego: Dr. Ashanti Hands Names President of San Diego Mesa College

After a national search, the San Diego Community College District on Wednesday announced the promotion of one of its own to succeed Pam Luster as Mesa College president. Ashanti Hands, Ed.D., joined San Diego’s largest community college in 2008 where she has held positions as dean of Student Affairs, acting dean of Student Development and Matriculation, and vice president of …

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Tucson: African American Legacy Fund Award $50K to Six Local Organizations

The African American Legacy Fund (AALF), an initiative of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA), is proud to announce $50,000 was granted to six local organizations in their 2022 grant round to address the educational and economic disparities faced by African Americans living in Southern Arizona. Founded in 2013 by esteemed educator, philanthropist, and civic leader Dr. Anna Jolivet, Ph.D., …

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San Diego: African American Museum of Fine Arts Presents: Keepers of the Culture

In 2018, the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Arts (SDAAMFA) began an annual recognition program known as “Keepers of the Culture.” This event is an opportunity to thank members of the San Diego community who, through their various contributions promote the rich elements of Black Arts and Culture. This year honorees include: Alyce Smith …

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