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One of the Greatest Black Events of the Year is this Week!

by USBC Directory Staff on

This year's featured guests includes; Susan Taylor, Judge Greg Mathis, Angela Yee, Shirley Caesar, US Representative "Auntie" Maxine Waters, Senator Corey Booker, Roland Martin, Marc Morial, Georgia Mass Choir, April Reign, creator of #OscarsSoWhite.... Read full article

Ledisi, Anthony Anderson, Tasha Cobbs & Anthony Hamilton Talking Business at Black Girls Rock!

by Jasmine Leigh, PhD on

[WATCH THE VIDEO] Hosted by Taraji P. Henson, Black Girls Rock! 2017 honored Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Grammy Award-winning singer Roberta Flack, actress Issa Rae, actress and activist Yara Shahidi, Wall Street powerhouse Suzanne Shank and more!... Read full article

Ledisi, Anthony Anderson, Tasha Cobbs & Anthony Hamilton Talking Business at Black Girls Rock!

by Jasmine Leigh, PhD on

[WATCH THE VIDEO] Hosted by Taraji P. Henson, Black Girls Rock! 2017 honored Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Grammy Award-winning singer Roberta Flack, actress Issa Rae, actress and activist Yara Shahidi, Wall Street powerhouse Suzanne Shank and more!... Read full article

NAACP Appoints Interim President And CEO

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Derrick Johnson, the president of the organization’s Mississippi chapter, will take on the role. ... Read full article

Candid Conversations with Cookie Johnson

by Zon D’Amour - L.A. Watts Times on

“I had a choice, to leave and let him die or stay and help him live” recalled Cookie during an intimate conversation and book signing at Valencia Christian Center. ... Read full article

Carmelo Anthony Calls on Activists to Continue their Work in Response to Trump Victory

by St. Louis American on

"Now it’s our responsibility as men and women to take things into our own hands and be role models and be our own leaders at this point, regardless of who is commander-in-chief,” Anthony said. ... Read full article

TONY ROCK TALKS TO COMEDY HYPE; SAYS MARTIN LAWRENCE WAS THE BEST ‘DEF COMEDY JAM’ HOST

by Corey Tate - Comedy Hype on

"I want to reach the same level of energy that “Def Comedy Jam” reached. I want to see audience members jumping up out of their seats with laughter and I want to make viewers from home feel like they’re actually at the show. . ." Tony Rock... Read full article

The Highest Paid Comedians of 2015

by Ruu Hawkins - Rolling Out on

Did Kevin Hart make the cut?... Read full article

Tracy Morgan Weds Longtime Fiance' Megan Wollover

by Jazmine Denise Rogers - MadameNoire on

“After almost losing Tracy last year, I am so grateful to finally be married to the love of my life,” Wollover, 28, toldPeople. “We have been through so much, and our love is stronger for it.”... Read full article

Bernie Sanders Names Young, Black Organizer as Campaign Press Secretary

by Courtney Connley - Black Enterprise on

Taking the stage to introduce the 73-year-old senator before a crowd of 12,000 people at the University of Washington, Symone Sanders made her first public appearance as the new national press secretary for Sanders’ campaign. ... Read full article

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