Adding to the momentum for socially aware poetry is the campaign, #Blackpoetsspeakout, an offspring of Black Lives Matter. Following the 2014 murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO a Tumblr page was created hosting videos of various Black poets.
As Baltimore city officials called on the federal government to help address a deadly spike in violence — the highest in 43 years — veteran Democratic Rep. Elijah E. Cummings on Monday urged the community to put down its weapons.
Nichelle McCall, CEO and founder of the educational start-up BOLD Guidance, a software platform that simplifies the process of applying to college by using technology and automation to empower students, parents, and counselors offers tech tips.
Troy Carter made a name for himself in the music industry having helped to establish the careers of several recording artists, most notably Lady Gaga. An angel investor who has backed such companies as Uber, Spotify, DropBox and Warby Parker.
Nigerian Army Frees Dozens Of Women & Children From Boko Haram. The Nigerian army announced a victory of sorts after reportedly freeing 59 women and children that were held by the heavily armed insurgents.
With a slew of finance innovations, OneUnited Bank is changing the face of Black-Owned banking. Meet OneUnited Bank Prez Terrie Williams.
Millions Two One is the Largest Black Business Directory in the World. Millions Two One gives users access to Black-Owned Businesses, Organizations and Entrepreneurs in the United States, Canada, Caribbean Islands, United Kingdom and in Africa.