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2 december 2022

15:22
OCCASION: ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer was invited to convene a White House discussion on prostate cancer as a part of the Biden administration's Cancer Moonshot Initiative. Launched in 2016, the Biden administration intends to reduce the...

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The Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund (The Fund), a Fund-of-Funds of African investment vehicles (IVs) to support early-stage, growth-oriented SMEs, launched today with $200 million (USD). The goal is enabling dignified and fulfilling work for...

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Kirkland & Ellis will serve as the new Title Sponsor of Corporate Counsel Women of Color (CCWC). Kirkland & Ellis Named New Title...


1 december 2022

15:00
Easterseals, in partnership with Bellwether, today shared the findings of a recently published report, Ignored, Punished, and Underserved: Understanding and Addressing Disparities in Education Experiences and Outcomes for Black Children with...

11:53
HealthyWomen, the nation's leading independent nonprofit health resource for women, recently conducted a national survey of more than 4,000 respondents in partnership with the National Caucus and Center of Black Aging (NCBA). The survey assessed...

11:15
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has closed the first two investments out of its new Colorado BIPOC Micro Equity Fund, a $2 million program to provide equity-like growth capital to entrepreneurs of color operating in the state, funded...

09:00
if, A Foundation for Radical Possibility, is excited to announce that it has selected Temi F. Bennett and Hanh Le to serve as the organization's next executive leaders and first co-CEOs....

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The Chicago Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA Chicago), one of the country's largest chapters, is proud to open applications for the third annual Michelle Flowers Diversity Fellowship. Established in 2020, the initiative was...

08:37
Coils to Locs announced today the launch of their first direct to consumer ecommerce site that will bring their high-quality synthetic wigs directly to Black women or any woman with textured hair experiencing all forms of hair loss. "Previously, our...

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American Express is thrilled to announce it has committed $1 million CAD in grants over three years to the Pinball Clemons Foundation and Pathways to Education to back underrepresented students in communities in Canada. These initiatives, funded...

05:00
A post-election poll of voters in the 28 districts where the Congressional Black Caucus PAC IE ran a multi-media effort aimed at mobilizing African American voters, and sporadic African American voters indicates that African Americans voted 91...


30 november 2022

16:21
Today, the National Minority Health Association (NMHA) is pleased to announce its selection for a grant by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI). The full announcement can be found here: CZI announced a series of new grants to support organizations...

16:08
Aja Labs has raised $2.5MM in a seed round of funding led by Impact America Fund, Better Ventures, and SOSV's IndieBio, with participating changemakers across public health, business, beauty, and cosmetics, including Diishan Imira, CEO of Mayvenn, a...

15:48
The Rosa Parks Museum at Troy University will host "A Conversation with H.H. Leonards, author of Rosa Parks Beyond the Bus" on December 1, 2022, at 12:00 pm CST....

14:30
In New Jersey?one the healthiest, wealthiest, most diverse states?residents with greater privilege and access to opportunities not only lead healthier lives but also are less likely to acknowledge that systemic factors including racism and...

13:28
A Genre-Bending, Multimedia Art Installation Celebrating the Series Premiere of Kindred Based on Hugo Award-Winner Octavia E. Butler's Best-Selling Novel The two-day, immersive gallery experience will transport viewers through space and time with...

09:44
Award-winning public health nutritionist, 35-year vegan activist, and best-selling author Tracye McQuirter, MPH, recently held another free 21-Day Vegan Fresh Start program from September 18 - October 9, 2022 and the results were extraordinary. ...

09:40
The Women's Sports Foundation (WSF) announced the 2022 grant recipients of the Sports 4 Life program - a national initiative, co-founded with espnW and supported by Gatorade, to increase sport participation and retention...

09:25
The Commercial Bank of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, announced today that it has made a $5 million equity investment in Citizens Trust Bank in Atlanta, Ga., to help expand opportunities for minority-owned businesses as it eyes further...

09:10
Actress, Author, and Entrepreneur, Malinda Williams announced the 3rd Annual ARISE AND SHINE Women's Empowerment Brunch and panel discussion taking place on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, CA. Presented...

08:00
As we close out Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, Let's Win Pancreatic Cancer is proud to introduce our rethought platform. The new design retains all the robust features patients rely on but makes it easier for website visitors to access the...

07:15
The votes are in and six marching bands have been selected to perform at the 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB), the nation's premier...


29 november 2022

12:36
On view September 3, 2022-January 8, 2023, Black Pioneers: Legacy in the American West explores the path of Black history in the West with a timeline of original pictorial quilts.  These colorful, richly detailed works of art chronicle the arrival of...

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The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has teamed up with the Wells Fargo Foundation on a $22.5 million strategy to close racial gaps in homeownership in three metro areas and help 15,000 families buy their own homes. This effort is part of...

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WHO:  U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)Lydia Pope, President NAREBAlanna McCargo, President, Ginnie MaeLisa Rice, President & CEO National Fair Housing AllianceSandra Thompson, Director, Federal Housing Finance AgencyTeresa Bryce Bazemore, CEO,...

10:47
This Giving Tuesday, Black Women's Health Imperative (BWHI) will celebrate nearly 40 years of commitment to the health of Black women and girls by working to raise as much as possible through individual donations in a single day. By donating to BWHI,...

10:02
McDonald's has remained committed to feeding and fostering communities when they need it most, starting with a warm meal and a smile. As part of this commitment, the company has long supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)...

09:23
In celebration of the tenth anniversary of Giving Tuesday, an annual day of generosity, Carol's Daughter has committed a $10,000 gift of love contributing to doula services for families in need as part of its Black Maternal Health initiative, Love...

08:44
This Giving Tuesday, Black Women's Health Imperative (BWHI) will celebrate nearly 40 years of commitment to the health of Black women and girls by working to raise as much as possible through individual donations in a single day. By donating to BWHI,...

08:07
In one of the most comprehensive studies of discrimination in the American mortgage market to date, FairPlay today released the State of Mortgage Fairness Report. The research identifies trends in publicly-available data to determine if mortgage...

08:00
Global ocean exploration nonprofit OceanX announced today an expansion of its partnership with Black in Marine Science, the premier organization celebrating Black marine scientists, spreading environmental awareness, and inspiring the next generation...

07:00
RISE, the not for profit, equity-focused upskilling arm of The Mom Project, has announced that upon reaching its two-year anniversary of its partnership with Google, more than 5200 scholarships...

06:38
An initiative to advance shared decision making among patients of color in New York State revealed an appetite for this type of discussion among patients and providers and the utility of tools that facilitate such discussions. Shared decision making...

06:00
According to the United Brotherhood of Carpenter's (UBC) Canadian District Vice-President Jason Rowe: ...as the demand for skilled trade workers outpace the need in our country, it's critical that we do everything we...


28 november 2022

16:52
Trace Austin, the grandson of the Temptations' legendary Otis Williams, has released a new single, "My Story," which was written by Trace Austin and produced by Byron Dorris, AKA Scotty. Trace recently launched his own 501(c)(3) non-profit...

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September 2022 - protests sparked in Marin County. Heart Blaster was tagged in multiple posts on...

11:00
10-year-old Zoe Oli of Atlanta arrived at Walt Disney World for the first time a few days ago, not on vacation but as CEO of her start-up business, Beautiful Curly Me, aimed at creating dolls who look like her....

09:00
BMO today announced a Community Benefits Plan (CBP) that outlines a more than $40 billion commitment to local communities in the United States, with over $16 billion of the plan commitment targeted...

08:36
Success for All (SFA) has been selected as an awardee of the 2022 Holiday Impact Prize, presented by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, and supported by Focusing Philanthropy. The prize will connect readers...


25 november 2022

14:19
With the launch of Season 4 of Living Room Wisdom with Patrina Wisdom in January 2023, Patrina has carved out a space for women to talk about their dreams and goals. She not only talks with her guests about healing, mindset, and other topics, but she...

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The Culturs global multicultural lifestyle network activates 21st century diversity by creating media, products and experiences that embrace hidden diversity. A certified black-owned business with a social mission, Culturs focuses on "in-between"...

08:34
The Culturs global multicultural lifestyle network activates 21st century diversity by creating media, products and experiences that embrace hidden diversity. A certified black-owned business with a social mission, Culturs focuses on "in-between"...

08:31
Hidden Diversity Greetings was created to focus on inclusion that a culturally fluid audience is not used to seeing. The greeting card line was developed by Culturs global multicultural lifestyle network, which activates 21st century diversity by...

08:00
The Nashville Entrepreneur Center (EC) today announced that Twende, its 9-month statewide accelerator program with world-class B2B curriculum, coaching, community, and supplier diversity connections launched by the EC...


23 november 2022

08:39
Symphony of Life agenda planners were the first of their kind ? created to fit varied lifestyles and creative or logistical tastes to achieve life goals. The paper agenda planning system consists of an Annual planning book, Daily planning books...

07:30
According to the United Brotherhood of Carpenter's (UBC) Canadian District Vice-President Jason Rowe: ...as the demand for skilled...


22 november 2022

14:36
Just in time for the holiday season, McDonald's USA is delivering feel-good moments in a special homecoming themed holiday experience on the final stop of the brand's 16th annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour (ICGT). Through this longstanding...

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Byron Allen's Allen Media Group...

12:00
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) mailed survey codes to all known agriculture producers across the 50 states with an invitation to respond online to the 2022 Census of Agriculture at agcounts.usda.gov. The ag census is the nation's...

10:35
Academy Award nominee Aunjanue Ellis, talks to Culturs Global Multicultural Lifestyle Network podcast "Destinations with Doni" about her short film, which was a passion project. The project centers on the freedom fighting legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer...

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