Thu, 21 Apr 2022 22:30:07 +0000
Radio personality Angela Yee is lending her talents to a new show to teach millennials and Gen Z all about financial literacy.
Dubbed “The Come Up With Angela Yee,” the YouTube show was made in partnership with the saving and investing app Acorns to normalize conversations around money and sharing diverse success stories. The series welcomes some of the biggest names in entertainment to have honest conversations about money, so everyone gets a little…
Thu, 21 Apr 2022 22:00:11 +0000
One year after pardoning 15,000 people for cannabis possession charges, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has again pardoned residents of their cannabis convictions.
Last April, Woodfin announced he was pardoning criminal convictions for possession of cannabis from 1990 through 2020. This year, Woodfin pardoned anyone in Birmingham convicted of misdemeanor possession charges in the last eight months of 2021.
According to the New York Times, Woodfin…
Thu, 21 Apr 2022 21:35:07 +0000
Normani put her Black Girl Magic on full display for her new partnership with Cracker Jack and its Cracker Jill program.
Speaking exclusively with BLACK ENTERPRISE, Normani shared the process for recording her reimagined rendition of the baseball classic, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” which introduces Cracker Jack’s new face, Cracker Jill, aimed at celebrating the tenacity and grit of women and girls in sports.
Normani touched on the importance of…
Thu, 21 Apr 2022 21:15:58 +0000
HBO’s new scripted series, Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty, revolving around the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, has got the former stars feeling some type of way.
Magic Johnson is protesting the series, instead offering an Apple TV+ alternative They Call Me Magic; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar took to his blog to criticize how the storyline is not only “deliberately dishonest, it’s drearily dull;” and Jerry West, that team’s g is angered over his…
Thu, 21 Apr 2022 21:00:27 +0000
Two Black business owners in California have been awarded $150,000 two years after they were racially profiled inside of their own store.
The city of Tiburon, California, reached a settlement with Yema Khalif and his wife, Hawi Awash, on Tuesday. Tiburon also agreed to take strides toward making Marin County more inclusive, ABC 7 reported.
The $150,000 settlement was in response to an August 2020 racial profiling incident. Khalif and Awash were…
Thu, 21 Apr 2022 20:30:53 +0000
A Florida bride and caterer are facing felony charges after feeding unsuspecting wedding guests a menu of cannabis-infused bites.
Danya ‘Shea’ Glenny, 42, and caterer Jocelyn Bryant, 31, were arrested and charged with reckless tampering, culpable negligence, and possessing marijuana, WESH reported. The charges stem from Glenny’s February 19 wedding where guests called 911 in a panic after eating the food and falling ill.
“I thought I was having a…
Thu, 21 Apr 2022 20:15:41 +0000
Jada Pinkett Smith’s Facebook Watch show, Red Table Talk, returned Wednesday, and somewhat addressed the controversy surrounding her husband Will Smith’s Oscars slap attack against Chris Rock.
“Considering all that has happened in the last few weeks, the Smith family has been focused on deep healing,” the show’s title cards read.
“Some of the discoveries around our healing will be shared at the table when the time calls. Until then…the table will…
Thu, 21 Apr 2022 20:00:59 +0000
Macy’s celebrates Black creatives with the return of Icons of Style, a collaboration with Black visionaries to help move the fashion world forward. GooGoo Atkins, Areeayl Goodwin, Matthew Harris, Jerome LaMaar, Ade Samuel and Stella and Blaise Bennett will create limited-edition seasonal collections throughout 2022 to inspire customers to embrace their personal style. Featuring exclusive designs for brands found only at Macy’s, each creative artfully…
Thu, 21 Apr 2022 19:35:27 +0000
Despite a similar prevalence of the chronic condition, women diagnosed with heart failure have worse outcomes compared to men. A deeper look reveals that among Black and Latina women with heart failure, negative health outcomes are magnified due to significant health disparities and inequities that exist in the management of the condition.
To address this critical unmet need, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) announced the launch…
Thu, 21 Apr 2022 19:15:16 +0000
Dark & Lovely, a leader in Black beauty for the last 50 years, is hosting their first-ever Building Beautiful Futures Mentoring Masterclass: A Black Girl’s Guide to Mentorship on Monday, Apr. 25, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. ET.
As part of the event, Dark & Lovely’s Brand ambassador, actress, producer and “artivist,” Storm Reid will discuss the power of mentorship and offer key advice and takeaways for young Black women navigating their academic and career…