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27 may 2022

19:24
After serving nearly 14 years as commissioner of the SIAC, Gregory Moore has announced today that he will be departing the league at the end of June, 2022. As the longest tenured full-time Commissioner in the 108-year history of the conference,...

19:02
Los Angeles based radio station and media platform, NAAB Radio, has announced its fully integrated digital media platform is now available on iHeartRadio. NAAB radio offers its listeners and advertisers a diverse set of genres and topics from...

14:48
The 2022 Vision Conferencetm, in conjunction with the 116thannual session of the National Baptist Congress, will take place June 16?18, at the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown Hotel....

11:59
Appearing on the season 13 finale of ABC's Shark Tank, The Transformation Factory is the first brand to feature sea moss in Shark Tank history and is the only brand to receive a deal on the season finale. Initial offers from Kevin O'Leary and Barbara...


26 may 2022

18:40
The 1.5-mile walk for racial reconciliation will begin following the unveiling of a monumental statue of Harriet Tubman, ending at the Fairplex for Unity Day L.A. Celebration. Live performances, comedy and celebrity boxing will highlight Unity Day LA...

11:21
Today, leading Black-owned multimedia company REVOLT announced two new installments of Coming Home, the hit documentary film series that explores Hip-Hop's wide influence across various cultures. Following leading DJ, host and record label executive...

11:00
Today, the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AMEC) General Counsel Douglass Selby confirmed that lawyers hired by the church filed a lawsuit against former AMEC Department of Retirement Services Executive Director Rev. Dr. Jerome Harris ("Dr....

10:00
Appearing on the season 13 finale of ABC's Shark Tank, The Transformation Factory is the first brand to feature sea moss in Shark Tank history and is the only brand to receive a deal on the season finale. Initial offers from Kevin O'Leary and Barbara...

09:09
Winston & Strawn LLP has released its 2022 Pro Bono Racial Justice & Equity CEASE Initiative Report. The publication outlines the CEASE Initiative's most significant wins and ongoing matters over the past two years in key areas of racial justice and...

09:00
Jobs for the Future (JFF), a national nonprofit that drives transformation of the American workforce and education systems to achieve equitable economic advancement for all, today released findings from a survey of more than 1,000 Black Americans...

09:00
OneTen, a coalition of business leaders committed to hiring, promoting, and advancing one million Black individuals who do not have four-year degrees into family-sustaining careers over the next 10 years, today announced a new partnership with...

08:45
Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL) is proud to honor legendary civil rights leader James Lawson with its Centennial Award at the highly...

08:40
On Friday, May 27, 2022, King Kevin will begin The Black Legacy Tour at the Haitian American Museum of Chicago at 10 am, CST. The mission of this tour is to gain financial and moral...

08:23
As the world watched President Biden sign the executive order on Federal police reform, EXP Realty Broker Associate DeLisa Rose, in partnership with Oakland Natives Give Back, sponsored the families of nine of the many victims who have been killed by...


25 may 2022

11:56
The Living Legends Foundation, today announces its 30th-Anniversary celebration and the 2022 honorees for the Annual Living Legends Awards Gala. This year's event will be held on Friday, October 7, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at Taglyan Complex, 1201 N. Vine...

10:42
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, The Asian American Foundation (TAAF) will debut "AAPI Heritage Heroes," a special film that spotlights the stories of six unsung AAPI heroes from across the country. These...

08:53
The Waymakers Collective (Waymakers), practitioners of "radical grantmaking" in the heart of Appalachia, strive to empower the region by directing $4.5...

08:39
Devon Henry said yes to a job that no other contractor had the courage to accept. The story of Henry's role will likely be told in history books? as depicted in the recent front page feature of The New York Times. Since 2020, Henry and his...

08:36
May 21, at 25 Kent in Brooklyn, Mama Glow hosted their second DOULA EXPO, a festival celebrating birth work, policy change, and centering organizations rooted in solutions in maternal health.  The Doula Expo by Mama Glow gathered 700+ doulas,...


24 may 2022

13:00
BYRON ALLEN'S DIGITAL NEWS PLATFORM THEGRIO TO LAUNCH THEGRIO BLACK PODCAST NETWORK (TGBPN) "Dear Culture with Panama Jackson" Debuts May...

11:27
Following a thorough review by each organization's board of directors, Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir (OIGC) has accepted an invitation from Oakland Youth Chorus (OYC) to become its acquisition partner. OIGC's acquisition of OYC embraces a legacy...

11:12
Public Welfare Foundation, the country's only endowment fund dedicated to catalyzing new transformative approaches to youth and adult criminal justice, today announced seven True Reformer grant awards totaling a $3.5 million investment in...

08:48
Research shows that making saving easy increases the likelihood that people will save. A new study from the national nonprofit Commonwealth is uncovering the potential of digital wallets to address this need and have a positive impact on the...

08:44
Beyond Sports Foundation held a gala graduation celebration for its 2022 graduates at the Wintrust Grand Banking Hall in Downtown Chicago on May 20, 2021. The theme of the evening was a commitment to diversity in sports, business, and life. Beyond...

05:00
Representatives of Black Men United and many prominent political leaders will gather at a West Side warehouse Tuesday afternoon, May 24th, to discuss their efforts to send assistance to a devasted community in Buffalo, New York. The food and supplies...


23 may 2022

12:40
As part of Honda's efforts to promote equality in its workforce and society, the company today released its inaugural Inclusion & Diversity Report: "Living Our Values." The report outlines Honda's commitments to advancing inclusion and diversity and...

12:19
"Game Change Game," a powerful documentary that takes viewers inside the 2020 NBA season disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, is set to make its festival debut at the Tribeca Film Festival on June 14, 2022.  The film is produced by THINK450, the...

12:00
LaLiga North America announced on May 19 the release of "Black Stars of LaLiga," a series celebrating the proud cultural backgrounds and upbringings of three of the league's rising stars: Yunus Musah of Valencia CF, Alexander Isak of Real Sociedad,...

10:30
Piston Automotive, a member of the Piston Group companies, has announced a new partnership with Our Next Energy (ONE), a developer of energy storage technology, to manufacture EV batteries at Piston Automotive's facility located in Van Buren...

10:09
Faith Media Distribution, headed by entertainment mogul and music executive, Manny Halley, is blazing a path in the indie film world creating an avenue for independently made content to...

08:50
The Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs (The Alliance) celebrated its 2022 Impact Awards honoring outstanding leaders in the Los Angeles community, returning in person on Thursday evening, May 19, at the Skirball Cultural Center. The...

08:00
Freenome, a privately held biotech company, together with the Morehouse School of Medicine, presented findings at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW) annual meeting showing high clinical study enrollment of Black patients using various...

07:40
Alleging a deep-seated culture of egregious and overt acts of race discrimination and retaliation at the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), a lawsuit on behalf of former POST employee Starr Suggs was recently filed by...


21 may 2022

15:57
Last night, luxury car brand, Lexus, celebrated its place in hip-hop history at the second annual B.I.G. Dinner Gala, presented by Lil' Kim in honor of Christopher Wallace (a.k.a.) The Notorious B.I.G.'s posthumous 50th birthday celebration. The...


20 may 2022

13:00
Today, Operation HOPE hosted a Cryptocurrency + Digital Assets Summit that gathered a distinguished group of leaders from the regulatory community and digital finance space to examine the role of digital assets in today's economy. Themed "The Crypto...

12:06
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) last night announced a $100,000 donation to the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) Education Fund & Foundation for STEM scholarships. The announcement came during GLAAACC's 28th...

11:00
Today, Black Tech Week, the inclusion focused tech ecosystem-building festival, announced the events schedule for its 2022 conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. The annual five-day event will run from July 18-22 and hold 60+ sessions??presenting 50+ tech...

09:02
During his four years at Rutgers Business School-Newark, Gary Carter savored the diversity and the opportunities that were available to him as a student....

09:00
HERBL, California's largest cannabis supply chain company, today announced exclusive distribution partnerships with Ball Family Farms, a Black-owned, premium cannabis brand, and 40 Tons, a Black female-owned social impact cannabis brand. HERBL begins...

08:55
Retro Fitness, one of the fastest growing health club franchises, today announced the launch of Project LIFT, a new company initiative to open 500 health clubs in 50 Black and Brown communities across the country over the next 5 years. In partnership...

08:41
AfroSoundz Radio (www.afrosoundz.com) is a new streaming music platform now heard on iHeartRadio. Its mission is to present modern, culturally engaging African music to people all over the world. AfroSoundz Radio(www.afrosoundz.com) is a new free...

08:34
Black founded and led fintech MoCaFi (Mobility Capital Finance, Inc.) recently hosted a conversation at the California African American Museum with their corporate and community partners to discuss collective solutions to address the wealth gap in...


19 may 2022

17:18
Today, Famous Amos, in partnership with the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), announces the second cycle of the Famous Amos Ingredients for Success Entrepreneurs Initiative, a grant and mentorship program that aims to provide the necessary...

16:41
Today, the Black Women's Health Imperative (BWHI) released its latest impact report, which details the initiatives, policy priorities, and signature programs the organization has championed on behalf of the nation's 21 million Black women and girls....

14:27
Interfaith America this week hosted an event that focused on the unique challenges climate change poses to Black communities all across the nation and the critical role that Black Interfaith leadership is playing in combating these challenges....

13:20
The Florida Blue Foundation, the philanthropic foundation for the state's Blue Cross Blue Shield plan, has made a $3.8 million investment focused on advancing food security in innovative ways across the state for Florida's children, families and...

10:26
OneAmerica® today announced a $1 million commitment to activate a uniquely tailored financial literacy program in Central Indiana. In collaboration with The American College of Financial Services, the program will offer practical financial...

09:54
As runaway inflation escalates, gas prices skyrocket and recession looms, African Americans have continued to lose economic ground throughout the pandemic. Responding to what she feels may be a future economic Armageddon for Black America, Najah...

07:00
Grow your own (GYO) programs are designed to recruit, prepare, and place community members as teachers in local schools. They do this through partnerships between educator preparation programs, school...


18 may 2022

16:30
The Clorox Company today announced the appointment of Julia (Charter) Denman and Stephanie Plaines to its board of directors, bringing additional deep financial expertise and industry leadership experience....

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