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 →

Jay King, the CEO and President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC), has announced the launch of a special Covid-19 “Everybody Pitch In” GoFundMe campaign, to assist and save California-based small Black businesses. Even with the recent passage of the CARES Act, a $2 trillion-dollar Covid-19 stimulus bill, King is concerned that small Black enterprisesRead More →

The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) issued frequently asked questions (FAQ Watch) for healthcare providers related to COVID-19. The novel coronavirus outbreak has caused significant disruption to global health, especially for vulnerable populations in the U.S. The ABC created FAQ Watch to provide a succinct update on the science andRead More →