[WATCH] As Trump Doubles Down on Racist Rhetoric, Joy Reid Breaks Down Toxic Politics – The Black Enterprise Interview

On her weekend MSNBC show, AM Joy, Joy Reid delivers political insight with surgical precision. She speaks quickly—it seems at times her words are syncing with the rapid-fire pistons of her thought process. Reid has a new book out, The … Read more…

Dove Cameron Shares Sweet Black And White Video With Costar Cameron Boyce After His Death | PeopleTV

PeopleTV SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of … Read more…

Analysis: Even after first debates, Joe Biden still holds a 20-point lead with black voters

First things first: The theme song of the week is the theme from Entertainment Tonight. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of … Read more…

Doctors describe black box of medical care in detention facilities: ‘That is not medical care. That’s malpractice’

Pediatricians who have volunteered to work with migrants in El Paso, Texas, are walled off from any contact with “whoever is providing the medical care to these individuals” in government run migrant detention centers, pediatrician Dr. Carlos Gutierrez said Tuesday. … Read more…

This Woman Says Black Investors Should Pay Close Attention to Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency, Libra

This week, Facebook announced the launch of its new cryptocurrency, Libra. The social media giant’s new digital currency is also a platform. The purpose, according to Facebook, is to create “a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions … Read more…

First Look: “Black Love” Season 3 | Black Love | Oprah Winfrey Network

OWN SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of … Read more…

Tessa Thompson – “Men in Black: International” and Going Beyond Archetypes | The Daily Show

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants … Read more…

Men in Black and Shaft Drag Weekend Box Office Down 50% From Last Year as Franchise Fatigue Sets in

(LOS ANGELES) — Brand familiarity isn’t everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called franchise fatigue came … Read more…

Frenchie Davis: ‘As a Queer Black Woman, Shoutout to Our Sister, Marsha P. Johnson. God Rest Her Brave Soul’

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast / Photos Getty In this special series, LGBT celebrities and public figures talk to Tim Teeman about the Stonewall Riots and their legacy—see more here. Frenchie Davis Broadway performer, and soul, dance/electronica, and … Read more…

The Week in Movie News: Blumhouse to Remake ‘Black Christmas,’ First ‘Doctor Sleep’ Trailer and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Blumhouse is remaking Black Christmas: The 1974 holiday horror classic Black Christmas is being remade again, this time from Blumhouse Productions and … Read more…

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Men in Black: International’ Promotional Prank, ‘Late Night’ Director Commentary and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Promotional Prank of the Day: To help promote the new Men in Black sequel, Men in Black: International, Sony partnered with Lexus for an effects-driven … Read more…

Echoing Green Announces 2019 Black Male Achievement Fellowship Winners

There are black leaders making extremely powerful moves in their communities and Echoing Green, a prestigious fellowship program that helps transform their ideas into world-changing organizations, is here to recognize them. The organization recently announced 10 social entrepreneurs selected for … Read more…

Tony Awards 2019: Emily Ratajkowski looks incredible in a VERY revealing black gown as she leads the glam at star-studded event

EMILY Ratajkowski made sure all eyes were on her as she walked the Tony Awards red carpet with a host of A-listers. The model showed off her incredible figure in a very revealing black Michael Kors gown on Sunday night. … Read more…

From a Star Wars Queen to a Twisted Ballerina in Black Swan, Relive All of Natalie Portman’s Epic Roles

Throughout her career, Natalie Portman has always been one graceful, beautiful (black) swan. Because of this fact and because today Portman turns 38 years old, it’s time to turn our… E! Online (US) – Top Stories FASHION DEALS: Take an … Read more…

‘Know Your Girls’ Spokesperson Dr. Rubina Smith Explains Why Black Women Need To Be Extra Vigilant About Checking For Breast Cancer

Source: Courtesy of Dr Rubina Smith / Courtesy of Dr Rubina Smith National Cancer Survivor’s Day just passed June 2nd, but the urgency to ensure Black women are aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer is an ongoing … Read more…

General Motors Gives the Iconic Chevy Blazer a Reboot with Help from This Young, Black Aerodynamics Engineer

What do you think of when you think of who typically drives a Chevy Blazer; a white dude—maybe in the Midwest or South? Someone who lives for off-roading their vehicle through dirt trails? Well, the Chevy Blazer has gotten a … Read more…

Black Enterprise 2009 Woman of Power Legacy Award Honoree Leah Chase Passes Away

Chef, entrepreneur, and civil rights icon Leah Chase passed away on Saturday at 96-years-old. Chase was executive chef of Dooky Chase’s—a New Orleans landmark restaurant where many black leaders including Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King Jr., Hank Aaron, Ernest Gaines, … Read more…

Ultimate Buy Black Father’s Day 2019 Gift Guide: Men’s Grooming, Health and Wellness

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Men’s Grooming/Health and Wellness Gifts Scotch Porter Scotch Porter is a premium-affordable men’s grooming brand, with a focus on delivering efficacious, high-quality products that give men the confidence, courage, and style they need to go out in … Read more…

Black Residents and Businesses Could Benefit Greatly from JPMorgan Chase’s New $125 Million Investment

Black consumers and entrepreneurs are intended to be big recipients of a $ 125 million investment by JPMorgan Chase to enhance the financial health of underserved communities. The new five-year global commitment by the nation’s largest bank will assist those … Read more…

Trump wants his border barrier to be painted black with spikes. He has other ideas, too.

Pointed tops. Fewer gates. Resistance to climbing. The president’s frequently changing design requests have frustrated Homeland Security officials and military engineers. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost … Read more…

Get the Real Wendy Williams Experience at Black Enterprise Event

Mother, media mogul, fashion designer, philanthropist, entrepreneur, performer, and best-selling author, Wendy Williams will be a featured speaker at BLACK ENTERPRISE‘s conference for entrepreneurs, FWD. During her session at FWD, ‘Wendy Williams: More Than Just Talk,’ moderated by BLACK ENTERPRISE‘s Chief … Read more…

Lori Chennault, Georgia-Pacific Executive, Offers 5 Ways to Successfully Navigate a Corporate Career as a Black Woman

As the VP – IT, Consumer Products Group at Georgia-Pacific Group, Lori Chennault is an example of a black woman who found her way through the often-turbulent corporate career waters. At the 2019 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, Chennault … Read more…

Respeck On Her Name: Black Woman Lawyer Blasts Media Over Solely Giving Kim Kardashian Credit For Freeing 17 Inmates

Source: WENN.com / WENN The lawyer who Kim Kardashian worked alongside to spearhead the release of 17 prisoners is speaking out and asking for the media to give credit where it’s due. For the last year, Kim Kardashian has received … Read more…

Trevor Noah Roasts ‘Game of Thrones’ for Starbucks Coffee Gaffe and Having ‘Three Black People’ on the Show

Comedy Central On Monday night, The Daily Show weighed in on the controversy that brought nerds everywhere to their feet. Yes, I’m talking about that Starbucks coffee cup that found its way into Sunday night’s episode of Game of Thrones. … Read more…

Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade & Other Celebs Donate To Funeral For Black Gay Teen Who Committed Suicide

Source: Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Gabrielle Union, her husband Dwyane Wade and other celebs have donated to the family of Nigel Shelby, a 15-year-old who recently killed himself after being bullied for being gay. According to TMZ, sources told them … Read more…

The Tribeca Film Festival Celebrates ‘In Living Color,’ A Pioneer of Black Sketch Comedy

The Tribeca Film Festival celebrated the 25th anniversary of In Living Color, a pioneering comedy sketch show created by filmmaker Keenen Ivory Wayans in the 90s. The show, which spoofed celebrities, politicians, and cultural moments from 1990 – 1994 on … Read more…

Next 3 Marvel Movies We Want to See: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home,’ ‘Black Widow,’ ‘Black Panther 2’

No spoilers here, but Avengers: Endgame is definitely living up to expectations that it would define a generation of movies. Whether that's solely Marvel's 10-year series of superhero adventures or, more broadly, the most recent epoch of ambitious blockbusters, we're … Read more…

After Donations For Notre Dame, Black Churches Burned In Louisiana Receive Over $1M In Aid To Rebuild

Source: Mongkol Nitirojsakul / EyeEm / Getty After social media called out the blatant hypocrisy over Americans throwing their support and wallets behind the rebuilding of the Notre Dame Cathedral, a spike in donations received for three historically Black churches … Read more…

Beyoncé Claims Music’s Most Influential Stage for Black Culture in Netflix’s Homecoming

Music festivals have evolved a lot since the 1960s, but their archetypal crowds have stayed pretty much the same: drunk or high young people in sandals, fringe and the occasional culturally appropriative feathered headpiece. From Woodstock to Warped Tour to … Read more…

‘Rise of Skywalker’ Set to Be Most Diverse Star Wars Casting Ever. Here Is A Roster of Black Star Wars Characters

The Episode IX trailer for the latest Star Wars movie was just released. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be the space series’ most diverse casting since the first movie premiered in 1977. People of color including leading man John … Read more…

Rachel Weisz and David Harbour Join Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’; Here’s Everything We Know

Fans have been begging Marvel for a Black Widow movie for almost a decade, and now the dream is finally coming alive. The presumably eponymously named Black Widow will feature Scarlett Johansson in the title role, a.k.a. Natasha Romanoff, whom she's portrayed … Read more…

McDonald’s Celebrates Black Excellence Through New ‘Black & Positively Golden ‘Campaign

McDonald’s USA rolled out its largest campaign in 16 years targeting African American consumers on Friday. The new campaign, titled “Black & Positively Golden,” aims to uplift black communities and inspire excellence through education, empowerment, and entrepreneurship. It also replaces … Read more…

Award-winning Filmmaker Tells the Stories of Black Businesses Through a Historic Lens

Oftentimes, when mainstream business success stories are told, the African American experience is overlooked despite the fact that black folks have been building businesses—as well institutions and communities—for decades in the face of racism, legal segregation, and systemic oppression. However, … Read more…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Said She Doesn’t Have The Range To Speak On The Plight Of Black Americans And Her Remark On Reparations Proves It

Source: Gary Miller / Getty Reader Submission by Ebony Moore Just the other day I found myself grinning at my android screen as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) stated her place in speaking for Black Americans. To paraphrase, she basically stated that … Read more…

Michael B. Jordan Says He Went to Therapy After Filming “Black Panther” | SuperSoul Sunday | OWN

OWN SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of … Read more…

Tichina Arnold Gets Dragged For Insinuating That Black Folks Shouldn’t Turn Their Backs On Black Men Like R. Kelly

Source: Paras Griffin / Getty Another day, another one of our favorite “aunties” having a hard time holding famous Black men like R. Kelly accountable. Last time it was Taraji P. Henson and Erykah Badu and now it’s Tichina Arnold’s … Read more…

Black Excellence! Georgia Student Jordan Nixon Accepted Into 39 Colleges and Awarded $1.6 Million in Scholarships

Jordan Nixon, a 17-year-old high school senior at Douglas County High, has been accepted into 39 colleges and awarded $ 1.6 million in scholarships. That’s impressive! via People: “The crazy thing is, I’m still waiting on decision letters, but I … Read more…

Will Smith Wants To Play Venus & Serena Williams’ Father In New Film, Black Twitter Has Questions

Source: Jim Spellman / Getty Will Smith could be this close to signing up for one of his biggest roles yet! According to Deadline, the 50-year-old actor is poised to play Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams, in the upcoming … Read more…

Rev. Jesse Jackson and Black Leaders Discuss The Wealth Gap at the Wall Street Project Economic Summit

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund’s 22nd Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit kicked off with a bang on Wednesday, with moving speeches and remarks from a host of dynamic leaders. Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., the founder of … Read more…

Michael B. Jordan Calls an Oscar For Black Panther Icing On The Cake | SuperSoul Conversations | OWN

OWN SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of … Read more…

AT&T ‘Dream In Black’ Black Future Month Celebrates Black Creators

The AT&T “Dream In Black” Black Future Month launches by celebrating people who are making history now while shaping the new future. Black Future Month highlights inspiring black creators including Queen Latifah, Keke Palmer, Reginae Carter, Terrence J, Phoebe Robinson, DeVon Franklin, Zendaya, Van Jones, Vic Mensa, Lena Waithe, Omari … Read more…

Lil’ Wayne Co-Founded Sports Agency Brings on Powerful Black Female Sports Agent In Acquisition

Nicole Lynn is in a very unique position. She is the first black female sports agent to represent top NFL agency, PlayersRep. In 2017, PlayersRep was acquired by Young Money APAA Sports Agency owned by world-renowned rapper, Lil’ Wayne. In an industry very … Read more…