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Author: Nekesha Burrell (Nekesha Burrell)

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Black artist publishes her first book

Black artist publishes her first book

World renowned visual artist and author, Synthia SAINT JAMES proudly announces the publication of her first art book My Multicultural World, now available on Amazon in hardcover, paperback and eBook formats. Graced with sixty-five full color reproductions – a medley of her bold and brilliantly rendered paintings – she personally shares the inspiration behind each of her creations....

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Best friends release new book

Best friends release new book

The journey to true love can be short or long. Pain-free or painful. Smooth or rugged. A group of Black authors who grew up as childhood best friends has decided to write a book together that accurately depicts Black women and how they are portrayed in stories about love and romance. Their new book, BT and...

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Will G. Manuel named top app developer in the U.S.

Will G. Manuel named top app developer in the U.S.

Will G. Manuel, Founder and President of Core Mobile Apps based in Orlando, Florida, has been recognized for its diversity and excellence in app development. Clutch, a popular reviews and ratings platform, has named Core Mobile Apps the “Top Black-Owned Mobile App Development Company” on their platform. The award recognizes high-end development firms that maintain...

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Actress joins Sarcoidosis awareness campaign

Actress joins Sarcoidosis awareness campaign

Critical Campaign Raises Awareness of Prevalence & Severity of Sarcoidosis in Black Women The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR), the leading international nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those impacted by sarcoidosis and accelerating research towards a cure, is proud to announce its partnership with actress and sarcoidosis advocate, Jeryl Prescott. Prescott is best known...

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Publishing company and Prep school on a Mission 

Publishing company and Prep school on a Mission 

O.W. Gurley, Dora Wells, and Solomon Sir Jones aren’t household names. But Claudia Walker, founder and CEO of an award-winning publishing company based in Oakland, California, called HBCU Prep School aims to change that. In her new book, The ABCs of Black Wall Street, she takes children on a nostalgic trip through the heart of the historic Greenwood...

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Mom and 6 – year old son authors new book

A new book authored by Andrea Stephenson and her son, Corban, features 50 fun projects to help children and parents remember the scientific contributions of Black people Best-selling author, Andrea Stephenson, along with the help of her six-year-old son, Corban, has written her sixth book entitled Our-Story Black History for Kids: Scientists. The book has over...

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Former Ambassador write children’s books of inspiration

Former Ambassador write children’s books of inspiration

When H.E. Denis G. Antoine began writing about his diplomatic career, becoming a children’s book author was not exactly what he envisioned adding to his already extensive resume. “I didn’t initially see it,” Antoine said. “But it didn’t take me long to realize that writing children’s books are a special portal to channel my love...

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First -Ever black-owned fleet of self-driving pods

First -Ever black-owned fleet of self-driving pods

JéGO Technologies Inc., a Black-owned innovative tech firm based in Miami, Florida, is celebrating that they have officially begun the manufacturing process for their self-driving vehicles called JéGO Pods. To be released in late 2022, these pods will mobilize and facilitate health services such as flu testing, IV therapy, and more. In addition, they have entered the...

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Author reveals the intimate lives of Black Men

Author reveals the intimate lives of Black Men

Black Men and Intimacy – Voices From Across the Diaspora by Therez Fleetwood explores the complexities of relationships through the minds of Black men in the 21st century. She says she spent hundreds of hours having one-on-one conversations with 50+ Black men from ages 20 to 70, who gave no holds barred answers to intimate questions...

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Plant-based manufacturer close $6M series A funding

Plant-based manufacturer close $6M series A funding

Meet Duane “Myko” Cheers and Danita Claytor, the co-founders of Everything Legendary, a Black-owned plant-based food brand with legendary flavor, that have just closed $6 million dollars in Series A funding. The round was led by CircleUp Growth Partners with additional investments from the venture capital arm of General Mills, 301 INC, and Mark Cuban. Also,...