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EMpeccable Magazine Talks w/Zonnique About Her Pretty Girl Hu$tle Empire & What It's Really Like Growing Up Hip-Hop (@EmpeccableMag @Zonnique)

EMpeccable Magazine Talks w/Zonnique About Her Pretty Girl Hu$tle Empire & What It's Really Like Growing Up Hip-Hop (@EmpeccableMag @Zonnique)

Atlanta-based fashion, beauty, and lifestyle magazine, EMPECCABLE, is filling a void in the media landscape with the launch of its new digital and print monthly publication whose mission is to embrace, empower, and empact young women of color. EM's July 2018 cover features the daughter of hip-hop royalty, recording artist, and reality star, ZONNIQUE, who […]

Stephanie Sebby-Strempel aka 'Pool Patrol Paula' Gets Fired From Job After Assaulting 15-Year-Old Black Teen

Stephanie Sebby-Strempel aka 'Pool Patrol Paula' Gets Fired From Job After Assaulting 15-Year-Old Black Teen

The South Carolina woman who was arrested and jailed last Monday after accosting black teens at a Summerville-area pool is facing economic consequences for her tirade as she has now been fired from her job. Stephanie Sebby-Strempel, 38, was charged with third-degree assault for reportedly striking a 15-year-old multiple times in the incident. She was […]

89-Year-Old Black Woman Has Stroke After Being Forced To Use Bathroom Outside In Heat After NC Gas Station Refused To Let Her Use Theirs

89-Year-Old Black Woman Has Stroke After Being Forced To Use Bathroom Outside In Heat After NC Gas Station Refused To Let Her Use Theirs

An attendant at a North Carolina gas station refused to let a black 89-year-old woman use the store’s restroom — forcing her to relieve herself outside in 90-degree weather. Raw Story reported that Evelyn Redic was on a church trip when the van she was riding in had a flat tire. According to Redic’s granddaughter, […]

R.I.P. Joe Jackson 1928-2018

R.I.P. Joe Jackson 1928-2018

Jackson family patriarch, Joe Jackson (89), has died. According to Singersroom, a source close to the family told stated that Mr. Jackson passed on at 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning (June 27) in Los Angeles. “He had home nursing care and things took a turn and they wanted to rush him to the hospital, but […]

Sony Music Entertainment Partners w/A&R & Marketing Entrepreneur Jonathan Master For New Joint Venture, SamePlate

Sony Music & SamePlate logos + SamePlate co-founder Jonathan Master [Press Photo]

Everybody Eats!!! Sony Music Entertainment has entered into a strategic partnership with Jonathan Master, the innovative A&R and marketing entrepreneur who has worked with artists including Logic, D.R.A.M., G-Eazy, Cam'Ron, PJ Morton and Grammy-nominated producer !llmind, it was announced today. Together, Sony Music and Master are launching SamePlate, a new joint venture label focused on […]

Entrepreneur Starts Virtual Reality Ticketing Platform To Help Event Planners Market Their Events

Michael Purnell, co-founder of Sievent, back in February 2016 [Press Photo]

Michael Purnell, an African American entrepreneur from Sacramento, California, established a startup after discovering that there are a lot of good, beneficial events in every area but people aren't even aware of it due to marketing limitations. So, he created Sievent, an all-in-one virtual reality ticketing platform that has been breaking through the barriers in […]