Trailblazer Carol H. Williams Receives AdAge Women Vanguard Award

Carol H. Williams, is owner, president, CEO, and chief creative officer of Carol H. Williams Advertising, the longest-running independent multi-cultural marketing shop in the country. Continue Reading →

NAACP To Broadcast 2020 Virtual March On Washington On Bounce TV

Bounce, the first and only broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network serving African Americans, today announced a partnership with the NAACP to live stream the 2020 Virtual March on Washington. Continue Reading →

Real Estate Entrepreneur R. Donahue Peebles Jr. Named To CO’s Power 100 List

R. Donahue Peebles Jr., Chairman, and CEO of The Peebles Corporation has been named to the Commercial Observer’s 2020 Power List 100 and graces the cover celebrating his achievement. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The New York City Draft Riots Of 1863

In September of 1862, President Abraham Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation. It would take effect January 1, 1863, and free slaves in areas of the nation still in rebellion against the Union. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollywood Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Is Everyday

During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, black folks achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Barbara Hillary, First African-American Woman To Visit The North Pole Passes

Growing up poor in Harlem Barbara Hillary, who was in her 70s when she became the first black woman to officially make it to the North and South poles, has died at 88. Continue Reading →