Court TV, the multi-platform network devoted to live, gavel-to-gavel coverage, in-depth legal reporting and expert analysis of the nation’s most important and compelling trials, announced today an original news special that will take a deep dive into the criminal justice system’s history and relationship with African Americans. Black and Blue –Read More →

In conjunction with the ongoing 35th anniversary year celebration of Def Jam Recordings, and the 30th anniversary of Public Enemy’s worldwide breakthrough album Fear Of A Black Planet, UMe/Def Jam premieres the new three-episode docu-series Through The Lens today. Produced by Def Jam and UMe, Through The Lens can be streamed here via DefRead More →

Integrity Marketing Group, LLC (“Integrity”), the nation’s largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products, today announced it has acquired Tri-State Financial (“Tri-State”), headquartered in New Jersey. Tri-State is an independently owned affiliate of Integrity platform partner Family First Life (“FFL”) and has been one of the largest marketing partnersRead More →

Urban One, Inc. (urban1.com), formerly Radio One, together with its subsidiaries, is the largest diversified media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers in the United States. Urban One is the parent company of Radio One, Reach Media, Inc. (blackamericaweb.com), TV One (tvone.tv), CLEO TV (mycleo.tv), iOne Digital (ionedigital.com)Read More →

Earth Day (April 22nd) also marked the 42nd anniversary of Bob Marley & The Wailer’s historic One Love Peace Concert, which took place in theNational Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica in 1978. The legendary concert brought together 16 of Reggae’s biggest acts, who played to more than 32,000 attendees, with allRead More →

Supertonic is a special kind of Diana Ross magic. Absolutely authentic, it’s her voice, her electrifying sound. This music has no boundaries, blending the past and the now in this new collection. On May 29, the digital release of Supertonic, featuring new remixes of nine classics, will be released by Motown/UMe. Supertonic also will be available June 26 onRead More →

 Hip Hop Public Health (HHPH) the national nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering positive health behavior change through the power of hip hop music since 2005, today launched 20 Seconds or More, a new initiative to encourage hand washing and other safety protocols among the nation’s youth. The focal point of 20 Seconds or More isRead More →

The nation’s leading premium quality cannabis brand rooted in purpose and founded by NBA veteran Al Harrington, Viola, announced today the launch of its fashion collaboration with rapper T.I.’s apparel line, AKOO Clothing. The “420 capsule collection” commemorates the nationwide cultural cannabis moment, 4/20, while giving back to those who have beenRead More →