In a world where media often presents a skewed narrative, it is crucial to prioritize the dissemination of positive news about black people. The Positive Black Network understands the significance of representation and aims to counteract the prevalent negative stereotypes by providing a platform that showcases the achievements, contributions, and successes of black individuals. This website delves into the importance of uplifting and amplifying positive black news, exploring how it can inspire, empower, and reshape societal perceptions. Join us in celebrating the incredible stories that deserve to be told and shared, as we embark on a journey of highlighting the positive narratives that help shape a more inclusive and equitable world.

Philander Smith College is now Philander Smith University

  08/08/2023

Philander Smith College is now Philander Smith University Written By Paul Garwood In a historic and momentous occasion, Philander Smith College, nestled in the heart of Little Rock, Arkansas, has recently undergone a significant transformation, becoming...

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Black Deaf Students' Struggle and Resilience Revealed

  07/22/2023

In the early 1950s, 24 Black deaf students attended a segregated school on the grounds of Gallaudet University. However, due to systemic barriers, they were denied the opportunity to receive their high school diplomas. It's been 70 years since those stude...

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The City of Evanston, Ill., Pays Up to $10 Million to Black Americans

  07/22/2023

--- For generations, the issue of racial inequality has persisted, with Black Americans facing systemic disadvantages and injustices. However, there is now a glimmer of hope, as the city of Evanston, Ill., has taken a significant step towards addressing...

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Marvin Gaye Gets Vulnerable With “Hear My Dear”

  06/07/2023

--- Hey music lovers! As we continue to celebrate Black Music Month, we wanted to take a moment to appreciate Marvin Gaye's album "Here My Dear," which was released in 1978. This album is often considered one of the most controversial albums of all time...

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Ms. Lauryn Hill & Fugees Reunite For A Surprise Performance At The Roots Picnic

  06/07/2023

--- Music fans, get ready to be excited! The Roots Picnic returned to Philadelphia last weekend and it was a blast. But what really made it special was the reunion of Lauryn Hill and Fugees, who hit the stage with former band-mates Wyclef Jean and Pras t...

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Keyshia Cole: This Is My Story Debuts on June 24th

  06/07/2023

--- Exciting news for Keyshia Cole fans! Lifetime has just released the official trailer for her upcoming biopic, "Keyshia Cole: This Is My Story". The film follows the singer's early career in Oakland and promises to showcase some of her most intimate mo...

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Candice Jackson is Michigan's 2023 Teacher of the Year

  06/06/2023

--- We're excited to share that Candice Jackson has been named Michigan's 2023 Teacher of the Year! Her commitment to helping students goes beyond the classroom as she plans to spend her year advocating for mental health resources for students. As educat...

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Harry Belafonte & Sidney Poitier: A Beautiful Friendship That Changed Hollywood Forever

  05/03/2023

--- Harry Belafonte and Sidney Poitier were both trailblazing African-American entertainers who met in the 1950s. Their friendship blossomed quickly, and they became close confidants and collaborators. At the time, Hollywood was a very different place fro...

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Missy Elliott Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame’s Class Of 2023

  05/03/2023

--- Missy Elliott, the revolutionary rapper, songwriter, and producer has been announced as one of the inductees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2023. Elliott has been a game-changer in the music industry, known for her unique sound, style, an...

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Halle Bailey’s Hollywood Journey

  05/03/2023

--- Halle Bailey's Hollywood journey is nothing short of inspiring. She began her career at a young age, appearing in commercials and supporting roles in television shows. However, her breakthrough came in 2015 when she and her sister formed the musical d...

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