Historic transaction buried in bureaucracy

By Karim Camara The research is copious and hard to refute that minority media ownership is dismally low and discrimination is prevalent and persistent in the media industry. Women and people of color who decide to make media their careers have fewer opportunities than their male or White peers. This lack of diversity and opportunity


Op-ed: Keep on pushing, we can’t stop now!

By Rev. Norman Franklin Vashti Murphy McKenzie, in 2000, became the first female bishop in the more than two-hundred-year history of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Murphy shattered the glass ceiling because of her gifts, preaching abilities and her impressive credentials. She was born into the prominent Murphy family on May 28, 1947. Her great-grandfather


College enrollment down-except at HBCUs

By ReShonda Tate, Defender Network Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are increasing their enrollments at a time when many other institutions of higher learning are seeing a decline in their number of students. According to a news report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, college and university enrollment has declined for the third


WATCH: Moses Bliss Debuts Official Video for “Miracle No Dey Tire Jesus” ft. Festize & Chizie

Nigerian gospel music sensation, Moses Bliss has unwrapped the official video for his addictive viral hit “Miracle No Dey Tire Jesus” featuring Festize & Chizie. Directed by popular cinematographer Avalon Okpe, the new visuals features electrifying vibes and an energetic choreography that interprets the widespread acceptance of the soul-lifting track. Since its release in January