Across Black America


Across Black America™

African American news for the week of May 15, 2014.

Beats By Dre is hiring; Kennard Brown awarded; Kevin Navayne plays; Marcus Garrey

Beats By Dre is hiring students, graduates and experienced workers that are interested in working in an environment that combines technology with music. Positions are available within the U.S. in New York, California, and in other countries (such as England, ...

Across Black America™

With drowning being the second highest cause of accidental death among African American children, finally something is being done to remedy the problem. After a fatal accident at a children’s pool party at his home, George McKinney went on a ...

Clark-Artis named president of FMU; VH1 launches 'Atlanta Exes'; Russell Wilson makes history

African American news for the week of Feb 6, 2014.

Senator Rod Wright convicted; Ray Mitchell kicks off speaking tour; Man shoots new Black neighbor

African American news for the week of January 27, 2014.

Congresswoman Maxine Waters speaks at rally for unemployment benefits

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) is leading a charge to ensure that more than one million Americans receive unemployment benefits, as a Senate bid to extend those benefits has failed.

Viejas Casino collects more than 12,000 toys; SNL to hire black woman; Tom Joyner announces 'FullRide' scholarship

CA Inspiration Gospel recording artists William Murphy and Deitrick Haddon were honored by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) on Friday with nominations for the 56th annual Grammy Awards. Murphy’s album “God Chaser (LIVE)” will compete in ...

Cheryl Boone Isaacs recieves Horizon Award; Munson Steed honored by Urban League; Jesse Owens medal up for auction

The African American Film Critics Association on Monday announced the winners of its 2014 Special Achievement Awards. The Weinstein Company’s Bob and Harvey Weinstein are the recipients of the Cinema Vanguard Award, while Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ...

Suzanne Malveaux hosts 'The Root 100', Three Teens arrested for 'knockout' game; Jakie Robinson Foundation welcomes new boardmembers

As part of its ongoing commitment to cultural diversity and responsible banking, and in celebration of Black History Month, Union Bank has partnered with KCETLink seeking nominations for outstanding African American men and women in Los Angeles and surrounding regions ...

Melinda Williams stars in Christmas movie; Colgate Total launches 'Watch Your Mouth' campaign; Starz launches Encore Black

African American news headlines for the week of November 11, 2013.

Symposium explores Black manhood

Hosted and moderated by founder Torrence Brannon-Reese, a panel at a symposium on Black manhood, held Sunday at the KRST Unity Center of AfRaKan Spiritual Science challenged four African American males from various walks of life to share their personal ...

Black males: an American dilemma

According to reliable sources, a dilemma is a problem with at least two solutions, of which none are desirable or acceptable. This definition fits the reality of the lives of millions of Black males in America like a glove. For ...