• NASA Names Headquarters After ‘Hidden Figure’

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020

    NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Wednesday the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA. Jackson started her NASA career in the segregated West Area Computing Unit of the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Jackson, a mathematician and aerospace engineer, went on to lead programs […]

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  • LORD FINESSE’S MOTOWN STATE OF MIND

    Monday, June 15, 2020

    Lord Finesse Remixes And Reimagines Classic Motown Songs For Inspired New Album Legendary rapper, hip-hop producer, and founding member of the influential collective Diggin’ In The Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.), Lord Finesse is back with his most ambitious project to date: Motown State of Mind [Digital Preorder | Physical Preorder], a set of handpicked Motown classics remixed and reimagined. The inspired new remix album […]

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  • JASON WU’S WILD BEAUTY

    Monday, June 15, 2020

    1-800-FLOWERS.COM AND JASON WU COLLABORATE TO LAUNCH EXCLUSIVE FLORAL COLLECTION Jason Wu for Wild Beauty Features Elegantly Styled Floral Arrangements with Seasonal Stems Sourced from Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Farms Today, 1-800-Flowers.com®, one of the world’s leading floral providers, announced it has collaborated with global design talent, Jason Wu, to release an exclusive assortment of modern and […]

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  • SWIMSUIT SEASON & SUMMER STYLE

    Monday, June 15, 2020

    ShopStyleShark.com Showcases Bold On-Trend Fashions & Accessories for Spring and Upcoming Swimsuit Season Women’s unique fashion and style destination, StyleShark (https://shopstyleshark.com/) recently highlighted trends from its spring collection, while beginning to debut clothing for the oncoming summer swimsuit season. As quarantines and stay-at-home orders begin to lift nationwide, people are planning trips and looking to return […]

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Latest Issue

Jul
1

YOUNG VOTER APATHY

Apathy Seen as Main Reason Younger Generations Do Not Vote Gen X and Z seen as least likely voting generations The calendar has hit the half-way point of 2019 meaning we are now even closer to the 2020 Presidential election. One of the continuous stories is how generations have different voting habits. And, Americans see […]

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Jun
20

TRIBUTE: MARVIN GAYE

MOTOWN LEGEND MARVIN GAYE GETS POST OFFICE IN HIS HONOR Black Music Month, the 60th Anniversary of the founding of Motown and Father’s Day weekend were all rolled into one wonderful celebration when, on Saturday, June 15, soul singer Marvin Gaye received a lasting tribute to his storied legacy: a post office named in his […]

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Jun
12

REDEFINING “BLACK”

My Black is Beautiful – A Platform Powered by Procter and Gamble – Challenges Dictionaries To #RedefineBlack The Platform Continues Its Commitment to Improve the Perception of Beauty and Blackness, in Partnership with Singer-Actress Naturi Naughton and Social Change Organization DoSomething.org “Dirty.” “Angry.” “Evil.” These are three words dictionaries still use to define the word “Black.” My Black Is […]

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Highlights

Jun
13

Dads + Finance

LendingTree Study Reveals Dads Are the No. 1 Source of Financial Advice Ahead of Father’s Day, LendingTree surveyed Americans to find out how dads impact their children’s money habits LendingTree®, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, released its study on dads’ roles as financial models. The survey found that 43 percent of respondents go to their dad […]

Jun
13

Men’s Fashion

Superbowl Champion Kam Chancellor Expands Men’s Shoe Collection into Seattle Market – The Chancellor Collection, Created in Partnership with Marc Nolan, is Available at Market Street Shoes in Seattle – Superbowl Champion and recently retired Legion of Boom member Kam Chancellor, and wife Tiffany, today launched the Chancellor Collection in Seattle’s Market Street Shoes. The men’s shoe line was created […]

Jun
13

Men’s Health Awareness

The Prostate Cancer Foundation And Major League Baseball Kick Off 24th Annual Home Run Challenge On June 1st Campaign to “Keep Dad in the Game” by Raising Awareness About Prostate Cancer at Baseball Parks Travels Across the U.S. – One in 9 U.S. men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer which is equivalent to at […]

Apr
27

Vintage James Brown

James Brown’s ‘Get On The Good Foot’ To Be Released In New 2LP Vinyl Edition By Republic/UMe James Brown’s 1972 album, Get On The Good Foot, will be reissued worldwide in a new 2LP vinyl edition on June 21 by Republic/UMe. The album’s title track, “Get On The Good Foot,” was issued as a two-part single that topped Billboard‘s R&B […]