BLACK History, Culture, Industries, Sports

Female Nigerian Bobsleigh Team Become First Athletes to Reach Winter Olympics in Country’s History

Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omega made history after becoming Nigeria’s first-ever bobsled team to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics. The news broke in November after the three female athletes successfully completed five races in North America. The team consists of driver Seun and two brakemen Ngozi and Akuoma. All three have dual citizenship… Continue reading Female Nigerian Bobsleigh Team Become First Athletes to Reach Winter Olympics in Country’s History

Businesses, Professionals, & Organizations

TIME Magazine’s 2017 Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers

TIME magazine has revealed its 2017 Person of the Year cover and when you see it, transparency comes to mind. The spread ranges from plaintiffs of the NY Plaza Hotel to well-known actors to the LGTBQ community to anonymous workers who fear retaliation. All boldly stamp the magazine’s cover proudly for giving voice to open secrets,… Continue reading TIME Magazine’s 2017 Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers

Entertaiment, Industries

Get in Where You Fit in, Or ‘Get Out’?

The film ‘Get Out’ was recently submitted to the comedy/musical category for the 2018 Golden Globes, which caused controversy among the millions of fans who watched the filmed. Many believed the film was incorrectly categorized, forcing many of us to ask whether, 'Systematic racism, interracial relationships, black horror movie stereotypes, and white privilege comical?' ‘Get… Continue reading Get in Where You Fit in, Or ‘Get Out’?

Businesses, Professionals, & Organizations


On March 29th, 2014 at Le Skyroom at the FIAF / French Institute Alliance Française 22 East 60 St, New York, New York 10022, BWIM will debut their first annual panel and awards ceremony in NYC! This platform was created to honor Black women who are pillars and have undoubtedly represented greatness in their respective fields. This event will… Continue reading JOIN US ON MARCH 29TH IN NYC!!!!

Businesses, Professionals, & Organizations

“Masterchef” Josh Marks Dies at 26

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On Friday October 11, 2013, Joshua Marks well-known from season 3 reality cooking series  ‘MasterChef’ was pronounced dead after a self-afflicted gunshot wound according to Chicago Police. Reports have said that Marks was diagnosed with mental illnesses prior to taking his own life Friday night.

According to John Maribelli, spokesman for Chicago Police witnesses are being questioned and security cameras are being reviewed in the Chicago south side area where Marks body was found.

Upon his sudden death, Marks had recorded a public service message highlighting his mental illness for the program Make a Sound Project. Friend and founder Mike Castaneda have reacted throughout media outlets replying “I will miss Josh more than anyone will know” said Castaneda.

In addition, the foundation recently released a statement saying “he had a great heart and wanted to do what he could to help kids who struggled with thoughts of suicide or depression. He was the most kind…

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Businesses, Professionals, & Organizations

NYC African Restaurant Week!!!

      We are happy to announce that Panla and A Taste of Africa USA are hosting their first annual NY African Restaurant Week from Sunday, October 13th to Sunday, October 20th, 2013. We would like to invite you to participate in this exciting and unique opportunity which celebrates the best of African cuisine and culture. Contact us… Continue reading NYC African Restaurant Week!!!

Businesses, Professionals, & Organizations

2nd Annual “BLACK CELEBRATION” Awards 2013

BLACK STREET PRESENTS: “BLACK CELEBRATION” Come Join BLACK STREET at Their 2nd Annual Black Tie Awards Ceremony AD SPACE & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE!!! On September 21st,  2013, BLACK STREET, for its second year, will conduct an awards ceremony like none other in the Black community.  BLACK STREET will choose two finalists from 25 categories to go on the awards… Continue reading 2nd Annual “BLACK CELEBRATION” Awards 2013