NuContext exec starts HBCU-to-Hollywood scholarship

In 2019, NuContext Founder & Executive Producer Angela Guice traveled to legendary Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to film a new music video for Lizzo. It was Lizzo’s vision to celebrate HBCU marching band culture and the joy of homecoming. Bringing this vision to life at Southern University, … Continue reading “NuContext exec starts HBCU-to-Hollywood scholarship”

TBS offers to pay three HBCU alumni’s student loans

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are where dreams are made, and this Black History Month, TBS wants to kick off the aspirations of three lucky HBCU alumni by paying their student loans in the network’s first-ever TBS HBCU Cash Out. Collaborating with HBCU alumni Lance Gross and Keshia Knight Pulliam, the interactive social media contest, from … Continue reading “TBS offers to pay three HBCU alumni’s student loans”

Beyoncé and Peloton to support HBCU’s

Call it a new collab. Peloton the world’s leading interactive fitness platform, and Grammy Award-winning global entertainer and entrepreneur, Beyoncé, today announced a broad, multi-year partnership rooted in the celebration of music — a central component of the Peloton class experience — and pro-social initiatives. The launch of the collaboration with Beyoncé, the most requested … Continue reading “Beyoncé and Peloton to support HBCU’s”

Devonta Smith moves into 11th season of Nissan’s ‘Heisman House’

Nissan’s beloved Heisman House is back for its 11th season with a campaign inspired by fans from Texas, Wisconsin and Michigan. College football’s latest Heisman Trophy winner, Devonta Smith, joins past Heisman Trophy winners Tim Tebow, Eddie George, Kyler Murray, Desmond Howard, Barry Sanders, Baker Mayfield, Bo Jackson, Archie Griffin and Derek Henry for new … Continue reading “Devonta Smith moves into 11th season of Nissan’s ‘Heisman House’”

Tiffany introduces new campaign with Beyoncé and JAY-Z

Tiffany & Co. announced today that powerhouse couple Beyoncé and JAY-Z will star in its latest campaign celebrating modern love. Synonymous with the world’s greatest love stories since 1837, Tiffany’s debut of “About Love” marks the latest evolution of the luxury jeweler’s new creative direction. The campaign is the result of a close collaboration and a … Continue reading “Tiffany introduces new campaign with Beyoncé and JAY-Z”

The One Club: WAATBP Diversity Conference set for September

The 11th edition of The One Club for Creativity‘s Where Are All The Black People (WAATBP) diversity conference and career fair will take place on September 29-30, 2021.  The hybrid event is free to attend and open to a global audience. WAATBP 2021 will address how the industry has – and hasn’t – evolved over the past 18 … Continue reading “The One Club: WAATBP Diversity Conference set for September”

AAF: Launches Mosaic Center Expansion Fund

The American Advertising Federation (AAF) today announced plans to launch an aggressive fund-raising campaign in support of its Mosaic Center.  It is the first major initiative under the leadership of new Board Chair Tiffany R. Warren and Vice-Chair Carter Murray and has, as its goal, to raise $2 million by year-end 2022 to help fund … Continue reading “AAF: Launches Mosaic Center Expansion Fund”

AAF: Tiffany R. Warren named Chair of National Board

The AAF (American Advertising Federation) National Board of Directors announced today that Tiffany R. Warren, Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Sony Music Group, has been named Board Chair for the 2021-2022 year. She succeeds Lynn Lewis, US CEO, UM Worldwide. The announcement was made at the AAF Annual Board Meeting as … Continue reading “AAF: Tiffany R. Warren named Chair of National Board”

Zoe Saldana joins Snoop, Bad Bunny for a Corona

Working towards a ‘better you’ shouldn’t have to feel like work. As the new face of Corona Premier, the 90-calorie light beer from Corona, international star and advocate for Hispanic voices, Guardians of the Galaxy’s and Star Trek’s Zoe Saldana, will join the Corona cast to represent a La Vida Más Fina perspective on wellness.  “There’s … Continue reading “Zoe Saldana joins Snoop, Bad Bunny for a Corona”

When a kid makes a wish to go to black-ish

Dream big. These are the words of encouragement that Make-A-Wish kid, Julius, a 17-year-old from Summerton, South Carolina, has for children with critical illnesses, and the high school senior speaks from experience. Last year, Make-A-Wish and Disney granted Julius’ wish to visit the set of ABC’s Emmy-nominated comedy black-ish was granted, and the teen—who plans to pursue … Continue reading “When a kid makes a wish to go to black-ish”