A Behind-The-Scenes Look Inside The Ford VIP Pre-Reception Lounge During Urban One Honors

It happened. Urban One celebrated 40 years of success during its epic awards show, Urban One Honors, hosted by comedian Chris Tucker and media maven Cathy Hughes, chairwoman and founder of company—and everybody was in the building. Celebrity attendees included: … Read more…

Did You Catch That New Ford Campaign During Urban One Honors? It Was Produced Completely By Black Women

In 1978, Maya Angelou gave Black women the language to own and recognize their exceptional nature when she published the poem “Phenomenal Woman.” So it makes sense that when Ford began shaping its “Built Phenomenally” campaign spotlighting the 2020 Escape, … Read more…

Meet Devin Robinson of Urban Business Lending Group, One of Few Nationally Certified Business Loan Brokers

Entrepreneur Devin Robinson launched Urban Business Lending Group in January of this year, becoming one of the few certified business loan brokers nationally, according to BlackBusiness.com. Since opening its doors, the company disbursed almost $ 2 million in seed funding … Read more…

‘Virtual focus groups’ uncover clues to rural and urban HPV vaccination disparities

Researchers have harnessed the power of social media to understand differences in attitudes and behaviors about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among hundreds of thousands of parents living in rural and urban areas. Child Development News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL DISCOUNT DEAL … Read more…

A.I. Could Widen Economic Disparity Between Urban and Rural Areas, Brookings Report Warns

Among the key factors driving the economic divide in America is the rise of technology that has eliminated many jobs through automating manufacturing tasks. A new report from the Brookings Institution warns that, thanks to the rise of artificial intelligence, … Read more…

Ohio State Football Coach Urban Meyer Retiring After Season of Scandal and Victories

Urban Meyer, the head coach of Ohio State University’s football team, will reportedly announce his retirement this afternoon at a press conference in Columbus. The Columbus Dispatch’s Buckeye Extra blog reported Tuesday morning that Meyer’s decision was believed to be … Read more…