New Music Alert! Narada Michael Walden and Cornell ‘CC’ Carter Hook Up for Hot Jam + Sargent Tucker Reshapes A Marvin Gaye Classic | LISTEN

Narada Michael Walden *Following up on his Official Indie R&B Chart #1 track, “It’s So Nice,” Cornell CC Carter is back with new music. And this time he brought his longtime friend, Grammy-winning producer Narada Michael Walden, to bring “I’d Rather Dance with You.” The song, which the pair wrote together, centers on what Soul


PRESS ROOM: Adidas signs University of Washington’s Michael Penix Jr., Rome Odunze as first NIL football athletes, celebrates investment in college sports

By Black PR Wire (Black PR Wire) Portland, OR – adidas recently announced the signing of Michael Penix Jr. and Rome Odunze to the brand’s growing Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) roster, marking the brand’s first football student-athletes. The Oct. 20 signing reflects a continued commitment by adidas to supporting student-athletes and empowering the next


Health: FDA proposes new ban on chemicals in relaxers

By Alexa Spencer, Word in Black The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a ban on hair-straightening and smoothing products that contain cancer-causing chemicals. Black women, who are historic consumers of the hair “relaxers,” may benefit most from the new rule if it’s adopted. The ban forbids the use of formaldehyde and other formaldehyde-releasing