Celebrity News

Rap and business mogul, Jay-Z, has launched a new investment fund with the intentions to help expand the ever growing number of minority marijuana entrepreneurs.  The cannabis industry has been booming over the last several years and the opportunities for minorities are endless. But as the story often goes, minorities don’t always have the funds […]

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  The topic of mental health has long been a disconnected issue in the black community. It’s something that simply is not addressed with the appropriate attention for many individuals struggling with mental health issues. Chicago rapper, G Herbo is looking to change that. Herbo grew up in one of the worst areas found in […]


  After more than 400 years of being to subjected to slavery, rape, murder, discrimination, and psychological abuse, its amazing that African Americans and people of color continue to fight! The strength we possess to keep our heads held high and to push forward and raise families and future generations to be bigger and better […]


Times are uncertain right now for many in the African-American community. We cannot panic. We must be creative and work together. That is why City Council President Shannon G. Hardin is calling on the entire city to support a community-wide day to Buy Black starting Thursday, April 23rd. Policies were created to make wealth disparities […]


  For the first time ever, the Columbus Urban League held a brunch celebrating the contributions of some amazing, trailblazing African-American women in central Ohio. The event was meant to be empowering as the ladies honored some of their peers, from right here in Columbus! Darlene Hill selected to be the moderator and graciously did […]


Once upon a time, black women were deprived many basic rights. Not only was the color of our skin undervalued, but as women, we faced other hardships as well. But now, its safe to say, its hard to imagine living in the shadows any more. We have consistently broken barriers and elevated to new heights. […]

News & Gossip

Nike will release its 2020 Black History Month Collection Wednesday. The shoe icon titled their collection ‘Watch Us Rise’ which highlights black men and women making a difference from all over the country–including LA, Chicago, and NYC. “We might look different. Our blackness might show itself both phenotypically
 and culturally in a wide myriad of ways, […]


I can’t say this enough I have daughters lol so anything I can do to make their lives go easier I gonna do for one reason only I’m daddy lol. But to actually find out that as my girls get older I will be able to identify the best cities for them to live in […]

  Kim Kardashian can’t do too much of anything without worldwide attention. And of course, this includes analyzing every photo she posts on her social media platforms. Recently, after posting yet another cover shoot, the infamous business woman received immediate backlash and is being accused of allegedly wearing black face and once again appropriating black […]

Lil Nas X continues to break through barriers and make history! This time the rapper has become the first openly gay black performer to take home a Country Music Association Award. X and his collaborator Billy Ray Cyrus won the award for “Musical Event of The Year” for their remix of Lil Nas X’s smash […]

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  A popular restaurant in Columbus has been accused of discrimination. J. Alexander’s in Easton Town Center has addressed allegations of racial targeting after a group of black women say they felt rushed to leave. Seneca Turner and Nicole Hanks said a surprise 40th party was ruined at the restaurant in Easton. It all occurred at […]

Tracee Ellis Ross has proven to be an extraordinary talent in the entertainment industry. After two decades in the industry, the actress, director and comedian is taking her talents to the beauty community, with focus on the underserved curly hair community. “Specifically for curly, coily and tight-textured hair-types,” the actress has launched a new haircare […]