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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Nouvelles africaines et américaines

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22 juin 2018

16:45
Ben & Jerry's factory in Waterbury, VT is marking the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Poor People's Campaign with a special display from the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. The ice cream factory is Vermont's...


21 juin 2018

10:30
The U.S. Department of State and IREX are pleased to welcome the 2018 cohort of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders to the United States. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and...


20 juin 2018

14:59
Urban Movie Channel (UMC), the first subscription video on demand service (SVOD) created for African American and urban audiences, is now available to Comcast's Xfinity TV customers across the country. A subsidiary of RLJ Entertainment , UMC's launch...

09:24
Carnival Corporation, the world's largest travel leisure company, will present The Sports & Music Reunion on Sunday July 8, 2018 at the award-winning hotel The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills. This exclusive event is invitation only; red...

09:13
In an ESSENCE cover story exclusive, music icon Janet Jackson pens a deeply intimate message to Black women for the magazine's first-ever "Happiness" issue. In Letter From My Heart, the artist reveals herself like never before?connecting with the...

08:00
NEW YORK, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Maternal and Child Health Communication Collective, is a consortium of WKKF grantees and multi-disciplinary stakeholders committed to countering misinformation and shifting the narrative of maternal...


19 juin 2018

14:00
Marvel is set to release the digital soundtrack for the second season of the Netflix original series "Marvel's Luke Cage" on June 22, 2018. The album coincides with the release of the second season of the hit series on the same day and features...

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Bounce is set to kick off Season Four of its hit original comedy series In The Cut on Monday, July 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, with new episodes every Monday night this summer. Season Four preview available for viewing here....

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Carver Federal Savings Bank ("Carver" or the "Bank"), which marks its 70th anniversary this year, recently hosted an event at its newly renovated Crown Heights, Brooklyn branch to recognize the important work of three vital non-profit, community...

09:00
AT&T* announced the 2018 lineup of mentors and mentees for its diversity-focused Hello Lab Mentorship Program. In its second year, the AT&T Hello Lab Mentorship Program is all about the next generation of storytellers. It pairs entertainment...

08:41
Mynd Matters Publishing is proud to offer the fresh new work from Nikki Fortune, HUSTLE hitting bookstores everywhere on June 20, 2018. Nikki Fortune is a first-time author and beauty entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in business...

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Targetspot announces an expansion of its MultiCultural Platform with a new office in Los Angeles and appoints Rudy Balderrama as West Coast Senior Sales Executive. Targetspot continues North American expansion with new...


18 juin 2018

16:47
A number of corporate executives and District officials gathered at 2100 L Street, NW to celebrate the start of construction of Stevens School and Stevens Place. Akridge and the District of Columbia (DC) have collaborated for 19 years to establish a...

11:41
Santander Bank will join its partners - CommonWealth Kitchen, Babson College and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) ? and 20 Greater Boston early-stage entrepreneurs today to celebrate the completion of their first philanthropic small...

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Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, and All Def Media (ADM), one of the fastest-growing multi-platform media brands leveraging the cultural power of Hip-Hop, today announced an expanded relationship that...

09:00
Chronicled, Inc. a smart supply chain solutions company based in San Francisco, CA, and OCEASOFT, a data logging company based in Montpellier, France, today announced a strategic partnership to cross-sell and integrate each other's platforms and...

08:36
Distance Teaching and Mobile Learning, a Redmond-based educational organization that works to provide kids worldwide with access to free educational activities powered by state-of-the-art eLearning technologies, this week released their Community...


17 juin 2018

20:00
Each year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with adult-onset diabetes mellitus, also known as type 2 diabetes. The new diagnosis comes with a long list of potential complications: high blood pressure, nerve damage, kidney disease,...


15 juin 2018

16:00
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- UNCF (United Negro College Fund) President and CEO Dr. Michael L. Lomax, Fisk University President Dr. Kevin Rome, and other UNCF national staff members will lead two panel discussions on June 18 and...

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The ESSENCE Festival® is excited to announce that Queen Latifah will feature special guest multi-GRAMMY Award-winning rapper, singer, songwriter and producer Missy Elliott as part of her first-ever mainstage Ladies First performance set on Saturday,...

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Right on time to bring a little extra summer glow to New York City, St. Ives, America's #1 scrub brand, announced the return of the St. Ives Mixing Bar, opening today at 168 Fifth Avenue in the Flatiron neighborhood. Back by popular demand for the...


14 juin 2018

13:21
ATLANTA, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- After a successful premier in Atlanta, The Ladies Car, a historically inspired drama based on the life of Ida B. Wells, heads to Holly Springs, Mississippi (hometown of Wells) in honor of her July 16th...

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Raymone Jackson, director of Diversity and Inclusion at Northwestern Mutual, has been named to the Black Enterprise 2018 list of Top Corporate Diversity Executives. This list honors more than 150 corporate leaders in...


13 juin 2018

08:00
Grantmakers and donors across the country are looking for ways to improve opportunities, outcomes and wellbeing of communities of color, the poor, LGBTQIA people, the disabled and others in the margins. There's a region that provides inspiration and...


12 juin 2018

13:00
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, and Tennessee State University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create an HBCU Consortium on Transformative Teaching Practices for 21st...

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Finn Partners today announced that Gail Moaney, founding managing partner and head of its global Travel & Lifestyle practice, with staff  across the U.S. and Europe, was honored with the 2018 Marcella Martinez Award at the Caribbean Tourism...


11 juin 2018

08:37
Capital Forensics, Inc. (CFI) announced today that Wesley (Wes) L. Ringo has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor, adding even greater depth to CFI's team of professionals dedicated to helping financial services firms and their advisors address...


8 juin 2018

13:01
As the U.S. becomes majority-minority, employers face a critical challenge: to find and hire the next generation of diverse professionals in the high-growth industries of business, computer science, education, engineering, finance, healthcare and...


7 juin 2018

16:17
Brown Sugar, the popular subscription video-on-demand service from Bounce featuring the biggest collection of the baddest African-American movies of all-time, will premiere its first-ever original short film this month....

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Atlanta-based real estate mogul Jay Morrison recently announced the initial public offering (IPO) launch of the Tulsa Real Estate Fund, the first African-American owned Regulation A+ Tier II crowdfund designed to revitalize urban communities across...

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Soul Food Sessions, a nonprofit started in 2017 to break stereotypes and enhance opportunities for African American chefs, today unveils plans for The Table is Set: A Four-City Tour Served With A Coke that will begin in Charlotte and hit the road to...

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Act4Accountability (ACT4) and the Mastercard Foundation are excited to announce the Diaspora Initiative to Support Youth Training Organizations ("DISYTO") in Nigeria and Uganda. This initiative aims to understand the programmatic capacity and funding...


6 juin 2018

15:36
If you don't know the name Alberto Marzan, you will in the very near future.  A visionary and innovative entrepreneur, Marzan's latest transformative venture, AfroLife.TV, the world's first streaming service with content curated for people of color,...

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PromaxBDA, the leading global association for entertainment marketing, promotion and design professionals, announced today that acclaimed BET Networks Chairman and CEO Emeritus, Debra L. Lee will be the recipient of the 2018 PromaxBDA Lifetime...

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Le chef d'Ensemble Montréal, M. Lionel Perez, le porte-parole en matière de ressources humaines et relations syndicales, M. Richard Guay, et le porte-parole en matière de démocratie et participation citoyenne, M. Frantz Benjamin, dévoileront une...


5 juin 2018

17:01
Le chef d'Ensemble Montréal, M. Lionel Perez, le porte-parole en matière de ressources humaines et relations syndicales, M. Richard Guay, et le porte-parole en matière de démocratie et participation citoyenne, M. Frantz Benjamin, dévoileront une...

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Legendary actress Pam Grier returns to Bounce to host a week-long series of classic blaxploitation films pulled straight from Brown Sugar, Bounce's popular subscription video-on-demand service. "Brown Sugar Week on Bounce" Hosted by Pam Grier...

09:18
The American College of Financial Services, the nation's largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services, announced today that it will be hosting the 13th Annual Conference of African American Financial Professionals (CAAFP)...

09:05
The 17th annual PowerNetworking Conference (PNC), recognized in 2015 by Forbes as one of the world's "Top 5 Can't-Miss Conferences," will be held July 4-7 at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center adjacent to Washington, D.C.'s Beltway. Black...

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NEW CASTLE, Del., June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- UNCF will host the inaugural Delaware region Women of Faith for Education Afternoon tea at 2 p.m. on June 23 at the Canaan Baptist Church Hall of Faith. Close to 250 corporate partners, religious...


4 juin 2018

13:00
The marketing communications industry has changed dramatically in the last 30 years, as evidenced by the current agency landscape. Agencies have been acquired by global holding companies, merged with other agencies or have closed their doors. But...

09:01
Johnson & Johnson  today named James Allison, Ph.D., of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, winner of the 2018 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research, and launched several new programs as part of our Champions of Science platform...

08:41
Multiple EMMY® winning producer, social media influencer and entrepreneur Rushion McDonald, continues to drive incisive conversations and bring together powerful voices on his hit radio talk show "Money Making Conversations," fueling the needs of...

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Mona Scott Young, Executive Producer of VH1's hit franchise "Love & Hip Hop" and CEO of Monami Entertainment (monamient.com), announces the launch of straight-to-consumer digital platform, Monami Direct, in conjunction with the release of her debut...


1 juin 2018

09:00
The Los Angeles LGBT Center, along with openly gay music artist, actor, and model Milan Christopher, are urging those most at-risk to be 'PrEP'd AF' against HIV. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), minority...


31 mai 2018

16:15
WesBanco, Inc. , a diversified, multi-state bank holding company, today announced that the Western Pennsylvania market and staff of its affiliate, WesBanco Bank, were recently recognized for their community banking and Community Reinvestment Act...

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AfroLife.TV has partnered with Sweet Blackberry to bring animated content for children on important African American historical figures to its streaming platform.  Sweet Blackberry founder and CEO, Karyn Parsons, an actress most widely known for her...

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With Summer just around the corner, consumers have plenty of grilling opportunities to be outdoors this summer. To help all cooks ? from beginners to experts ? The National Pork Board announces a new grilling campaign to engage and inform...

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EMpower, a professional membership organization dedicated to promoting ethnic minority inclusion, has named Perry Jones, Senior Vice President of Manufacturing and Distillation at Diageo North America, to its 2018 EMpower 100 Ethnic Minority...

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NEW ORLEANS, May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Two of New Orleans' most influential figures have joined forces to launch the first phase of their battle against the negative images surrounding African American men in the city of New Orleans. Oliver...

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