Author Archives: Ann Brown

Now That’s Some Answer! J. Crew Responded To A Customer’s Letter With A Full-Page Ad

The letter got the attention of J. Crew creative director Jenna Lyons.

Petition Delivered To Fire Prosecutor In Marissa Alexander Case

Civil rights advocates gathered 100,000 signatures demanding that Angela Corey be fired.

Is Broadway The Next Stop For ‘Soul Train’?

Matthew Weaver, the producer of the wildly successful “Rock of Ages,” now has the rights to “Soul Train.”

Smoke Inn? Yes, A “Bud N’ Breakfast” Set To Open In Denver For Marijuana Lovers

By 2018 the retail marijuana industry could reach an estimated $8.2 billion in sales

How Instagram Led To A New Job For One Woman & How Social Media Is Becoming Vital To The Hiring Practice

Instagram is actually becoming vital to the hiring process, especially if you are in a creative field.

Detroit’s Selling Abandoned Homes For $1,000–With A Few Strings Attached

Winning bidders must fix the homes to make them up to code within six months, among other things.

Black Newspaper Group Calls For Product Boycotts Over Lack Of Advertising In Black Media

African-American newspapers receive less than 0.00001of the more than $390 billion spent in newspaper advertising.

Publicity Stunt? T-Mobile Starts Petition For Other Carriers To Stop Overage Charges

T-Mobile’s petition has been signed by more than 2,200 supporters.

Head Of The Class! Record Number Of Black Students Accepted Into Harvard

It’s an Ivy League record!

African-American Journalist Wins Pulitzer Prize For Commentary On Detroit Crisis Coverage

He’s the eighth black journalist to win in the commentary category in the past 40-plus years.

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