Russell Simmons Closes $167 Million Deal For His RushCard Debit Card Business

“The $167 million deal will retain both entrepreneurs and enable them to create a new company that will be able to offer even more services for customers who are considered “under banked and un-banked.” These services will include the creation of the nation’s largest mobile, online and direct mail “direct-to-consumer” providers of bank accounts, debit […]

New Book Puts An Urban Twist On The Classic Pinocchio Fairytale

“UrbanToons Pinocchio is an exquisitely illustrated story with vivid characters that children can identify with. The story is told in a setting that they will be fascinated by. This urbanized classic fairytale will capture children’s attention, and ignite their imaginations to create the ultimate reading experience.” #PositivelyBiased #RepresentationMatters #FairyTales #PositiveBlackBooks New Book Puts An Urban […]

Killer Mike Honored By Georgia Lawmakers For Outstanding Activism and Philanthropy Efforts

“Our children deserve decent housing. Gentrification should not make children poor,” Mike said to city officials. “Our school systems deserve more attention. Our teachers deserve more money. Our firemen deserve more money. And our policemen deserve more than new guns. They deserve to have enough cops on the street to be involved in the community.” […]

Lynn Nottage Wins Second Pulitzer Prize for ‘Sweat’

“Current Broadway play “Sweat” has scored playwright Lynn Nottage her second Pulitzer Prize for Drama, with the award this year going to a show that has proven a timely look at a group of working-class friends in a declining factory town.” #PositivelyBiased #BlackPlayWrites #TopPrize #PositiveBlackNews Lynn Nottage Wins Second Pulitzer Prize for ‘Sweat’ | Variety Current […]

Orchestra Noir Conductor Puts Black Kids First: ‘You Have Classical Music As a Career Choice’

Conducted by lifelong classical musician Jason Ikeem Rodgers, the all-Black orchestra will shake up the music scene with “Night at the Symphony” Friday, March 31, at Atlanta’s Center Stage Theater with a can’t-miss performance that fuses classical and popular music. #PositivelyBiased #Music #OrchestraNoir #RepresentationMatters Orchestra Noir Conductor Puts Black Kids First: ‘You Have Classical Music […]

10 Things To Know About Tamela Mann

“Tamela’s powerhouse voice, fabulous personal style and positive demeanor are all more than enough reason for you to keep up with what she’s got going on…” #PositivelyBiased #MannAndWife #Sing #PositiveBlackNews 10 Things To Know About Tamela Mann A list of 10 facts about Gospel songstress Tamela Mann in celebration of her new album, One Way. […]

9 things to know about Zuri Tibby, Victoria’s Secret PINK first black spokesmodel

“It’s so important to inspire people. When young girls look at magazines and advertisements, it’s important to see girls that look like them. It’s very encouraging.”  #PositivelyBiased #RepresentationMatters #BlackBeauty #VictoriaSecret 9 things to know about Zuri Tibby, Victoria’s Secret PINK first black spokesmodel | BLAVITY Victoria’s Secret PINK just enlisted its first black… Source: blavity.com/9-things-know-zuri-tibby-victorias-secret-first-black-spokesmodel/

Hoda Kotb on Adopted Baby Haley Joy: I Didn’t Know This Kind of Love Existed

“It’s one of those things where you think you’ve done it all, you think you’ve felt it all,” she said. “But I just didn’t know that this kind of love existed.” #PositivelyBiased #WelcomeLittleOne #TodayShow #NewMommy Hoda Kotb on Adopted Baby Haley Joy: I Didn’t Know This Kind of Love Existed| EURweb Source: www.eurweb.com/2017/03/hoda-kotb-adopted-baby-haley-joy-didnt-know-kind-love-existed/amp/

R&B Singer Bryson Tiller Pays It Forward In His Hometown by Paying for Residents’ Groceries

“Singer-songwriter Bryson Tiller surprised several shoppers by footing the bill for senior citizens’ groceries in his hometown.” #PositivelyBiased #GiveBack #Kroger #PositiveBlackNews R&B Singer Bryson Tiller Pays It Forward In His Hometown by Paying for Residents’ Groceries – Atlanta Black Star Singer-songwriter Bryson Tiller surprised several shoppers by footing the bill for senior citizens’ groceries in […]

Tank Teaches His Kids To Sing

“R&B singer Tank is passing his skills down to his children.In an Instagram video, the singer teaches his daughter Zoey and son Zion to sing softly, which is adorable and hilarious.” #PositivelyBiased #RandB #TooCute #PositiveBlackFamilies Tank Teaches His Kids To Sing | Essence.com Eventually, everyone just decides to do their own thing. Source: www.essence.com/entertainment/tank-kids-sing-cutest-thing

This Web Series Created By Black Fraternity Members For Grown A** Black Men Is What The Internet Needs

“It is an original series of web-based conversations among black men about the things that matter to us most,” Charles told Watch The Yard. “These are conversations that deal with identity, lifestyle, self-care, relationships, power, and struggle.” #PositivelyBiased #BlackMen #WebSeries #OmegaPsiPhi This Web Series Created By Black Fraternity Members For Grown A** Black Men Is […]

Stephen Rider on Playing The First Black Harley Dealer

“Stephen Rider on Playing The First Black Harley Dealer” #PositivelyBiased #Firsts #BlackEntertainment #PositiveBlackNews Stephen Rider on Playing The First Black Harley Dealer [EUR Exclusive] EUR caught-up with Stephen Rider (“Daredevil”), who will portray William Johnson in the upcoming Discovery series “Harley and the Davidsons.” Source: www.eurweb.com/2016/09/stephen-rider-playing-first-black-harley-dealer-eur-exclusive/