Norfolk, VA— On Sunday, August 5, the fourth installment of EmpoweringHER Brunch was held at the Courtyard by Marriot in downtown Norfolk at which time a proclamation was read marking the first weekend in August as EmpoweringHER Weekend. EmpoweringHER is a women’s empowerment brand for business and self-care. Its mission is to empower women to…

  When entrepreneurs throw the weight of their influence toward addressing social-ills, nothing short of magic happens. That is exactly what happens when Blair Durham decided to donate her birthday to local non-profit Clever Communities in Action, she knew it could happen but wasn’t sure how the community would respond. As Co-President of Black BRAND,…

Chris Harrison grew up in inner-city Trent, NJ. He attributes his academic success to his mother’s choice to enroll him in programs that stimulated his intellect and helped him developed professional skills and business contacts from an early age. He excelled academically, becoming class president his junior and senior years in high school. There he began…

‘Black Panther’ has already sold more advance tickets in its first 24 hours than any other Marvel movie in history, according to movie ticket site Fandango. via Indiewire: That record was previously held by “Captain America: Civil War,” which opened in May of 2016 at $179 million. “Black Panther” is the first black lead in a Marvel superhero movie.…

Writer, comedian, and civil rights figure, Dick Gregory, was hospitalized after reports say he was battling an illness. On Saturday night, he passed away at the age of 84. His son, Christian Gregory, shared an update about his father’s status on Facebook when he was first admitted to the hospital. His family confirmed the sad…