ASCAP, SACEM, and PRS Announce Groundbreaking Partnership

Three of the largest member-owned collection societies in the world – ASCAP, the American Society for Composers, Authors and Publishers; SACEM, the Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music; and PRS for Music – today announced a groundbreaking partnership to prototype a new shared system of managing authoritative music copyright information

Stephen Hill Exits BET as part of Network’s Rejuvenation

This comes as quite a shocker considering Hill has brought an incredible amount of successful segments to the network. BET, identified as one of the core brands for Viacom is being rejuvenated by CEO Bob Bakish. Debra Lee announced the changes today.

Must See – The Alarming Numbers Behind Drug Addiction

An organization called RecoveyLocal.org has put together an alarming real-time counter that puts into perspective the costs of addiction to bring awareness to the current epidemic.  It measures how much is spent, how many lives are taken, and how many…

New Report Shows Black Entrepreneurial Blocked By Three Main Barriers

The Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO), a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering microbusinesses, today announced the release of its new report “The Tapestry of Black Business Ownership in America: Untapped Opportunities for Success.” Funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the…