“On the track, there is no Black and White, just fast and slow. For those 10 seconds you are free,” says Jesse Owens (Stephan James) in this very moving and inspiring bio/sports movie that captures the essence

Hillary Clinton Meets with Civil Rights Groups, Black Millennials

A few days before presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton racked up a huge win in Nevada’s Democratic primary, largely thanks to the overwhelming support that she received from Black voters, the former Secretary of State met with civil rights leaders for ...

Hyundai Appoints Erwin Raphael to Lead Genesis USA

Hyundai Motor America president and chief executive officer David L. Zuchowski announced this week Erwin Raphael, has been appointed to General Manager for Genesis Motors USA. Last November Hyundai’s worldwide Vice-Chairman Chung Eui-Sun, announced the company would be launching Genesis, ...

Wall Street Project seeks to close opportunity gaps in business

For Chicago-based investor and philanthropist John Rogers, the Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s annual Wall Street Project in New York City is a must-attend event.

Local, 31-year Old Doctor Opens Stand-Alone Full Service Emergency Room in Houston

In a time where, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the United States faces a shortage of as many as 90,000 physicians by 2025, including a critical need for specialists to treat an aging population that will ...

South Carolina and Nevada up next on presidential voting

Donald Trump has once again claimed the front-runner status on the Republican side in the 2016

Gaps in teacher effectiveness hurt young, minority students

Minority and low-income students are less likely to have consistent access to effective teachers

NAACP Chairman honors five with Image Awards

This year the chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors,

Foreclosure Crisis Lingers in the Black Community

In Prince George’s County, Maryland — one of the United States’ wealthiest majority-Black jurisdictions — the foreclosure crisis has hammered several solidly middle-class communities.

Toyota Wins Big at 1st Annual Diversity Volume Leadership Awards

Toyota demonstrated their commitment to reach minority consumers, winning 10 out of 20 top honors during the Diversity Volume Leadership (DVL) Awards in Detroit, Mich., a few days before the North American International Auto Show opened to the public.

President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address

President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address with the same finesse and style that first got him elected. In fact, he ended his hour-long speech to Congress and the nation Tuesday night with reference to his ...

Police Kill Unarmed Black Men Out of Fear

As the number of unarmed African American shooting and murder victims continues to climb, at the hands of law enforcement officials, without any accountability, there is tremendous reason for concern; and to have those officers fail to be indicted, there ...

RushCard Empowers People to Help Manage Their Money

The financial services industry is a vast matrix of banks, credit and debit cards products, venture capital and mortgage companies, investment firms, and other financial institutions that compete to provide services to 326,346,200 people in the United States and millions ...

Melvin Williams, inspiration for ‘The Wire,’ dead at 73

Melvin Douglas Williams, the legendary drug kingpin and hustler who inspired the

Russell Simmons Speaks Out on RushCard Glitch

Russell Simmons hasn’t slept much since news broke in mid-October that users of his RushCard couldn’t access their own money and were locked out of their accounts, due to a computer glitch, leaving some unable to make rent payments, pay ...