A new festival is on its way to Baltimore to “celebrate the melting pot of vibrant cultures that make Charm City so special.” Mayor Brandon Scott, along with Baltimore City Recreation and Parks, has announced Charm City Live, a one-day festival with food, culture and music.  The festival will take place […]

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Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott has called AFRAM a “big Black Baltimore family reunion,” and that’s exactly what transpired on Juneteenth weekend of this year. For its first in-person celebration since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the AFRAM festival was able to fill two days with community, music, arts, food, good times and […]

AFRAM: A ‘Big Black Baltimore Family Reunion’ Personified

The COVID-19 pandemic placed the annual Broccoli City Festival on hold for the past few years, but 2022 marked its return with festivalgoers for two days. Despite a day full of rain and cold for day one of the two-day event, Broccoli City Festival was able to continue its journey as a leading […]

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After being held strictly virtual for two years, Broccoli City’s annual Broccoli Conference (BroccoliCon) is returning to in-person along with virtual. The D.C. based BroccoliCon brings forward thinkers from around the world who are passionate about building thriving Black communities by utilizing their skills, professional resources, and tools to move from […]

Broccoli City’s BroccoliCon Returns to In-Person Ahead of Music Festival

Speak Out Inc., a nonprofit community engagement organization representing more than 6,000 same-gender-loving (SGL) men and women of color, announces its inaugural Black-Tie Gala, the “I Am Awards.” The awards will take place on April 30 in D.C. at the Hamilton Hotel. Vivica A. Fox will serve as the host for the event […]

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Having been held off due to COVID-19, Broccoli City Festival is returning for 2022 with Wale, Ari Lennox, Rico Nasty, 21 Savage and more. The Two-day event takes place May 7 and 8 in D.C., with Broccoli Con taking place May 6. Broccoli Con is a conference that will have explorations of wellness, […]

Broccoli City Festival Returns for 2022, Wale, Ari Lennox and ...

On Thursday, the NAACP announced the next round of winners during the fourth night of the 53rd NAACP Image Awards non-televised award categories, which included musical acts like Jazmine Sullivan, Anthony Hamilton, Silk Sonic and more. Darnella Frazier was honored with the Humanitarian Award which was presented by NAACP Vice-Chair Karen Boykin-Towns, […]

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The 2022 Urban One Honors will make their return with award-winning artist Ne-Yo as the host. The star-studded, TV One honoree show highlights Black excellence across various avenues including music, entertainment, activism and more. Past honorees include Missy Elliott, Jermaine Dupri, Brandy, Billy Porter, April Ryan, Jamie Foxx and more. The […]

Ne-Yo to Host 2022 Urban One Honors, Honorees Include Gamble ...

After being presented ‘The Lady of Soul Award’ by Normani, Ashanti graced the Soul Train Awards stage and performed a medley of her hits, including “Baby,” “Happy,” “The Way That I Love You,” “What’s Luv?” with Fat Joe, “Always on Time” with Ja Rule and more. 2022 will mark 20 years […]

Watch Ashanti’s Soul Train ‘Lady of Soul’ Medley Performance is looking for writers, journalists, poets and more for our 2022 magazine relaunch. The first issue (June 2022) will be centered around Black Music Month (any music takes surrounding Black artists), Pride (LGBTQIA+ takes within the Black community), and Mental Health within the Black community (in various ways). There will […]

Calling Writers for Magazine Relaunch

When I first Interviewed Philip Johnson in 2019, he had produced, starred in, and co-wrote multiple shows under his company Philaye Films. He was on his way to Los Angeles after living in New York (originally from Detroit), and shared thoughts, hopes, inspirations, realities, and more. Now, in 2021, his hard […]

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Mrs. Tabitha Brown has brought “sunshine” and joy to many across social media, and now she’s bringing it directly to people’s kitchens. Brown provides some recipes in her vegan cooking videos and now fans will be able to have a little taste with Brown’s upcoming seasoning with McCormick, the all too […]

Tabitha Brown’s ‘Sunshine’ Seasoning Set to Debut July 8