Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

CEO of Carnival Corporation, Arnold Donald is being inducted into the first International Career and Business Alliance Global Hall of Fame. The International Career and Business Alliance recognizes outstanding people in business across all industries. They have 5,000+ Members and Donald says he’s “very grateful” for the honor. Over the years he’s worked with a number […]

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The highly anticipated 3rd annual SuperBOLD Women’s Empowerment Brunch will be held during the festivities of the 2019 Super Bowl weekend in Atlanta, GA. Each year, SuperBOLD gathers the top tastemakers and influencers from sports, entertainment, philanthropy and business to celebrate women who have made an undeniable impact in their industry and community. This year’s […]

1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and for Sharon Spencer, the horrible news came in 2006 shortly after her 40th birthday. In 2008, Spencer got hit by a drunk driver while standing outside of her best friends car, according to Blavity. From that accident, her leg was damaged which […]

Kweku, Nelson Mandela’s grandson and Usher to be guests of honor at the Davos dinner hosted by Hugh Evans of Global Citizen. Page Six reports that the president of the UN General Assembly, Miroslav Lajcak, is to give a speech welcoming guest. The dinner is for activist, advocates and heads of states, is taking place […]

Now here’s some seriously uplifting news! Captain Tonya Boyd will become the first African-American woman in the New York Fire Department to be the deputy chief on November 2, 2017. Boyd joined the FDNY’s Emergency Medical Services while attending college as a way to pay her tuition. While doing that, she had no idea her […]

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Blacks in South Carolina who served in the Confederate military, many of them slaves pressed into duty, would be recognized with a Statehouse monument under a proposal by two white Republican lawmakers. State Reps. Bill Chumley and Mike Burns said Monday they want to recognize African-Americans whose courage has been purposely […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army medic from Michigan who risked his life multiple times to rescue Vietnam War comrades is becoming the first person to receive the Medal of Honor from President Donald Trump. Trump is set to present America’s highest military honor to James McCloughan on Monday at a White House ceremony. McCloughan was […]