Hip-hop enthusiasts, aspiring artists, and industry aficionados, mark your calendars for Saturday, October 14th, because the 2023 Hip-Hop Summit is set to transform the Chattanooga Theatre into a bustling hub of creativity, knowledge, and networking. This free conference, commencing at 10:00 AM, held at the Edney Innovation Building, is a golden opportunity for anyone seeking success in the dynamic world of hip-hop.
In an era defined by digital revolutions and technological advancements, the call for inclusivity and diversity within the tech industry has never been more resounding. Now, imagine a gathering where technology, art, culture, and education converge to celebrate Black influencers shaping the digital economy and fostering innovation. That's exactly what the Black Tech NOLA HBCU Tour is all about. As the largest tech inclusive innovation convening in the South, this remarkable tour is set to make waves by visiting Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout the region, offering a platform for knowledge exchange, networking, and empowerment. The best part? All stops on this inspiring journey are completely FREE! .
Atlanta: A Thriving Tech Hub
Atlanta has rapidly emerged as a burgeoning tech hub, attracting attention and investment from industry giants, startups, and aspiring entrepreneurs alike. This southern metropolis boasts a dynamic blend of cultural diversity, a thriving economy, and a supportive infrastructure, making it an ideal place for tech innovation to flourish. The city's tech scene is characterized by its growth, which has created thousands of job opportunities each year, helping to boost the local economy and foster an environment ripe for innovation.
Imole O. Ladipo is a Filmmaker, Writer, Producer, Content Creator, and founder of Lumiere Films. She grew up in Nigeria with a single mother, and later spent many years with her large extended family while her mother moved to Canada to pursue new opportunities. Years later, Imole immigrated to Calgary, Alberta to join her mother and younger brother.
During the time she attended school in Nigeria, one of her professors commented on her analytical and creative skills and encouraged her to consider engineering as a profession, so when she moved to Canada, she attended the University of Calgary, and majored in Chemical Engineering and Petroleum. She soon realized that engineering was quite challenging. However, growing up in the tropical climate in Nigeria and moving to the bitter cold in Canada drove her to work hard and power through to succeed.
The Black and White Gala promises to be a night of elegance and sophistication, fittingly hosted by two of Hollywood's finest talents. Meagan Good and Larenz Tate, known for their remarkable careers in film and television, are taking on this prestigious role to celebrate the achievements and aspirations of the African-American community.
The gala will be held at the historic Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, an iconic venue that has played host to some of the most significant events in the nation's history. Its grandeur and charm will provide the perfect backdrop for an evening of opulence and distinction.
The film "Lanier" draws inspiration from the real-life events that transpired in Oscarville, Georgia. This tight-knit community became the focal point of a gripping mystery that has endured for decades. The film's storyline follows a detective's journey as he is reluctantly drawn into the chilling enigma surrounding the lake.
Chicago, the Windy City, is renowned for its vibrant culture, diverse communities, and a history deeply rooted in entrepreneurship and innovation. Among the many historical gems that the city holds, there's a special chapter that shines brightly in the African American community - the legacy of Black Wall Street. This legacy is celebrated annually in the heart of Chicago through the Black Wall Street Fest. This festival is a powerful testament to the resilience, creativity, and community spirit of Chicago's Black-owned businesses and their indelible mark on the city's history and future.
In the vibrant city of Atlanta, Georgia, the automotive and music worlds are set to collide in an extraordinary event known as "Drive Your Dream" Car Show. On July 29th, car enthusiasts and hip-hop fans alike will gather to pay homage to the late, great rapper "Young Dolph" and celebrate his passion for cars, music, and the community that embraced him. This unique event promises to be an unforgettable tribute to a talented artist whose impact extended far beyond the stage.
The HBCU First LOOK Film Festival celebrates Black filmmakers and content creators from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The festival will showcase the cinematic works of HBCU students, emerging filmmakers, and feature independent films.
Join us to hear from award-winning industry professionals share empowering panel sessions, master classes, skills building knowledge through educational workshops with nonstop screenings. Attend exclusive networking opportunities with leading industry professionals.
This innovative event will feature top-notch fashion designers showcasing their latest collections on the runway. But what sets it apart is the exciting collaboration with renowned chefs who will present their culinary masterpieces alongside the fashion displays. Attendees will have the opportunity to witness a remarkable fusion of fabric and flavor, as the runway transforms into a feast for the senses.
Under the captivating theme "Be Bold, Face Now, Embrace Next, See New, While soaring with the Missionaries! ", the International Women's Missionary Council is set to gather for its 20th Quadrennial Assembly from June 23 to June 30, 2023. The Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, situated at 225 E. Coastline Drive in the vibrant city of Jacksonville, Florida, will play host to this significant celebration. Leading the proceedings will be the honorable Presiding Bishop Clarence K. Heath and First Lady Mrs. Lakisha Heath, alongside the esteemed Fifth Episcopal District and Regional Missionary Presidents Marian Hannah (Florida) Mary Thompson, Natalie McCants, Yvonne Elliott (Alabama).. Continue reading >
Chicago's vibrant culinary scene is celebrated worldwide, renowned for its diverse range of flavors and culinary innovations. Among its many hidden treasures, Bronzeville Winery shines as a captivating destination for food enthusiasts, where delectable cuisine and fine wines intertwine with African American history and culture. As a Black-owned establishment nestled in the heart of the city's historic Bronzeville neighborhood, the winery offers an unparalleled dining experience that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you yearning for more. Continue reading >
In a groundbreaking move that showcases the growing importance of mental health awareness, Ashlee Akins, the star of the popular reality show 'Ready To Love,' has made a captivating guest appearance on a new show titled 'Strength You Can't See.' This exciting crossover has sparked enthusiasm among fans and mental health advocates alike, as it combines the world of reality television with the pressing issue of mental well-being. With her genuine charisma and openness, Akins is set to make a significant impact on the show and help raise awareness about mental health struggles. Continue reading >
The raffle giveaway for a Tesla Model S ignites the imagination and captures the essence of a sustainable, technologically advanced future. The allure of owning a Tesla, with its stunning design, exhilarating performance, and groundbreaking features, promises an unparalleled driving experience. Continue reading >
College internships can be a great opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in their field of study. One such opportunity presented itself to a group of college interns when they were tasked with filming a commercial for a popular local gym Brandon Fitness.
The team of students, all of whom were studying communications at Edward Waters University. Jumped at the opportunity to work on the project through internship with Black Seed Media Network. Continue reading >
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