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  • Lincoln Honors Aja Naomi King during ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards and Gala

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    The Lincoln Motor Company returned this year as exclusive automotive sponsor for ESSENCE’s tenth annual Black Women in Hollywood event held last Thursday in Beverly Hills. 2017 marks the eighth consecutive year Lincoln has been the exclusive automotive sponsor for the event.   This year’s event celebrated black excellence in film honoring singer and breakout Read More »

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  • Recording Artist Mali Music Rocks RAGTRADE Atlanta Runway in Lincoln Continental-Inspired Suit

    Grammy-nominated recording artist Mali Music rocked the fashion world wearing a Lincoln Continental-inspired suit designed by Detroit-based fashion designer William Malcolm at this year’s RAGTRADE Atlanta. The Lincoln Motor Company was presenting sponsor of RAGTRADE Atlanta, a highly anticipated runway show that discovers and promotes emerging designers worldwide. Singer-songwriter-producer Mali Music released his first major Read More »

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  • Robert Smith – Billionaire Contributor to the National Museum of African American History and Culture

    In 2013, when the founders of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture were seeking donors, people directed them to one man: Robert F. Smith. “We kept wondering, ‘Who is this Robert Smith?’ ” said Adrienne Brooks, director of development for the museum. Meeting Smith became a priority, said Lonnie G. Bunch III, Read More »

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  • McDonald’s To Televise 365Black Awards on BET Networks

    McDonald’s USA will televise its 13th annual 365Black Awards ceremony for the fourth consecutive year on the national cable television network Black Entertainment Television® (BET®). Hosted by actor/photographer Lance Gross alongside actress/singer Amber P. Riley. The program will initially air Thursday, September 1 at 9:00 p.m. EST/8:00 p.m. CST. Those who miss the first airing Read More »

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  • MillerCoors To Host It’s Fourth Annual “Tap The Future” Business Plan Competition – Chicago

    For the fourth year, the Miller Lite Tap the Future® business plan competition will offer entrepreneurs from across the country an opportunity to take their businesses to the next level. Tap the Future is kicking off the Live Pitch Tour, making stops in Houston, Philadelphia, Miami, Atlanta, Chicago and Los Angeles. Chosen from a pool Read More »

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  • Festival Season Is Here! – Atlanta

    The National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) is a nonprofit organization with a twenty-seven year legacy of providing stellar artistic and educational programs in music, dance, film, visual arts, theater and the literary arts. Celebrated within and outside of Atlanta, NBAF is recognized as the oldest multidisciplinary arts organization in the United States focused exclusively on Read More »