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Cynopsis, together with Entertainment Studios' Byron Allen and TheGrio's Natasha Alford, are presenting a conversation on how to create a better marketplace for all players in the media space, in order to grow a larger, healthier business community....


5 august 2020

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The U.S. Senate accepted the bipartisan introduction by Senators Sherrod Brown (D) of Ohio, Doug Jones (D) of Alabama, and Cory Gardner (R) of Colorado of the American Dream Down Payment Savings Act of 2020 (S-4414).  According to the Urban Institute...

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The following impact statement is from Kayla Mason, Los Angeles Site Director and Brandon Nicholson, Executive Director: Twenty years ago, five Black male technologists discovered their genius in high school as Ron Brown Scholars. After college, they...

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The Alliance of Channel Women, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of female channel leaders in technology, announced today that it has invited diversity expert Risha Grant to deliver a virtual keynote, addressing the...

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B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) and Kerma Medical Products, Inc. (Kerma) today announced a collaboration to improve the development and delivery of healthcare products and services, with an emphasis on veteran, minority and other underserved...

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Carson Group has teamed up with AAAA Foundation to support initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for helping more African American students forge successful careers in the financial planning profession....

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Jackson Healthcare®, a family of highly specialized healthcare staffing, search and technology companies, today announced that three non-profit organizations?Mission: Hope, SLIMS AFRICA and Lighthouse Family Retreat?have become tenants in LoveLifts...

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Innovation For Equity, Inc. (IFE), a nonprofit organization committed to promoting innovative ways to improve life outcomes for Black learners of all ages, today announced the winners of its 2020 IFE Awards. Presented annually, the IFE Awards honor...

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As the United States surpasses four million confirmed COVID-19 cases, data show that Black and Latinx communities are much harder hit, with higher rates of infection and Black and Latinx people are more than twice as likely to die from the virus as...

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Morneau Shepell, a leading provider of total wellbeing, mental health and digital mental health services, today released its monthly Mental Health Indextm report, making July the fourth consecutive month with a negative mental health score, as...

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Morneau Shepell, a leading provider of total wellbeing, mental health and digital mental health services, today released its monthly Mental Health Indextm report, showing a consistent negative mental health score in Canada for the fourth consecutive...


4 august 2020

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The technology industry that has dramatically changed the way we live and work can take the lead in bringing greater equality, inclusion and opportunity to society, a group of leaders said Tuesday on the opening day of ChannelCon Online 2020, the...

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GIRLS LEADERSHIP, a national, educational nonprofit started in 2009, announces new findings from READY TO LEAD, a groundbreaking research study that will monumentally impact the way that girls, especially Black and Latinx girls, are supported and...

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Today, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and TwentySeven Music Publishing, led by industry executive Barry Weiss and songwriter and producer Jenna Andrews, announced they have extended their creative partnership and signed platinum-selling singer-songwriter...

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In March of 2020, at the beginning of the pandemic, James Oliver, Jr. decided to start a foundation to empower Black parents who are entrepreneurs, or ParentPreneurs, to be the best parent and entrepreneur possible. In four months, James started the...

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2020 has been a year of volatility, action and change. As the United States reckons with its past of hate and injustice people have taken to various forms of civil disobedience to make their voices heard. They march for the thousands of lives lost at...

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Our world is changing, and in these historic times, businesses are being challenged in new ways. In the wake of a global pandemic and in the midst of revolutionary protests against racism, companies have begun to focus on offering more prevalent...

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Today, Medela, the #1 recommended breast pump brand1, announced the global expansion of its Corporate Social Responsibility Program, Medela Cares. The priorities of Medela Cares are synthesized into three pillars ? people, planet and society ? in an...

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Something in Madness, the gripping new historical novel by Ed Protzel, illuminates Reconstruction, one of the darkest and least understood periods in American history and the roots of America's ongoing racial divide. The book, which works as a...

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Chubb in the UK today announced that it has signed up to Business in the Community's Race at Work Charter. The initiative, developed in partnership with the UK government, is designed to foster a public commitment from businesses to improving...

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Securing a mortgage is the first step in buying a home, and can be a stressful process for many prospective homeowners. For Black home shoppers, the process is even more daunting, due to a long, unjust history of inequality not just in housing and...

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Neighborhood Forward convened a distinguished panel of respected faith-based and professional African-Americans, on Thursday, July 30th, to discuss the unintended consequences of a proposed menthol cigarette ban making its way through the California...


3 august 2020

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Akamai Technologies, Inc. , the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, announced today that it has joined The Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council ("MassTLC") Tech Compact for Social Justice. As one of the...

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Red Roof welcomes The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) under the company's Room in Your Heart umbrella campaign. The TMCF is the nation's largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. Named for the late Supreme Court...

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Microbiologics announced today that it has recently completed renovations of the virology services laboratory in its San Diego location. With completion of the renovation, Microbiologics has expanded its custom virology solutions to include Biosafety...

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The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) is honored to announce the launch of its NBMBAA® COVID-19 Relief Fund.  The COVID-19 crisis is having an unprecedented impact on life in America. Now more than ever, NBMBAA® is standing in the gap to...

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Black women all across this nation should be outraged by the commentary that a qualified African-American woman is "too ambitious" to be selected as the running mate for presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden.  Biden allies, Chris...

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HousingWire announced its 2020 Women of Influence Award winners including Christina Jenkins, Senior VP of Client Development at AsurityDocs and Partner at Sandler Law Group....

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As social distancing continues to be the new norm, teens are finding that they'll need to continue to adapt to a new and everchanging lifestyle. Their daily routines have been turned upside down and social distancing has made dating and social...

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To mark the start of Black Business Month, Hello Alice has released "The Impact of COVID-19 on Black Business Owners" data report, uncovering the unique set of challenges that America's Black small business owners are facing as a result of the...

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Hip Hop Caucus, the political arm of Hip Hop, is re-launching their Respect My Vote! non-partisan campaign just in time for the 2020 election. Respect My Vote! is the longest running, most successful Hip Hop voter mobilization campaign. This year,...

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At 15 years old, Tyler Spann was a gifted athlete, doting son, and dog lover. He was also a tissue donor. Tyler was a bright spot, a...

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On Sunday, July 26, 2020, Noir Black Chamber Of Commerce Inc. (NOIRBCC) became Kentucky's newest Community Development Entity (CDE) certified through the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund under The U.S. Department of the...

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Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, a Realogy brand, today announced the first three brokerages joining the brand as part of its new Inclusive Ownership program....

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The Covid-19 pandemic, coupled with the recent civil unrest, has created a tumultuous climate for unheralded change. Inspired with a vision for empowering communities of color while bridging the racial wealth gap, comedian/actor/producer and now...

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The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy has partnered with Barbershop Books and Penguin Young Readers to provide child-friendly reading spaces and early literacy training to help expand reading opportunities for Black boys in Baltimore and...

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Jacobs has launched a global Action Plan for Advancing Justice and Equality, which builds on Jacobs' existing global inclusion and diversity strategy, TogetherBeyondsm, and sets actionable initiatives and measurable objectives in the company's...


2 august 2020

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FundBLACKFounders announced as a beneficiary of the Supermaker's Entrepreneurial Dream Project Award. The start-up was one of only two awardees to receive $50,000 in non-dilutive grant funding. In addition to the grant funding, FundBLACKFounders will...


1 august 2020

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Black women from more than 20 countries set to celebrate "Girlfriends Day." The FREE virtual event features career advice, health & wellness, beauty, building weath and more. Presented by Sister Diamonds LLC. WHO: The International Slumber Party...


31 july 2020

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Off-Whitetm? is proud to announce its ongoing commitment to the Black community with the launch of "I Support Young Black Businesses" project, a quarterly fundraising program in support of organizations chosen by Virgil Abloh and his team to support...

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Canada's national historic persons, places, and events need to reflect the rich and varied heritage of our country. National historic designations encourage us to acknowledge the struggles and conflict that have led us to the Canada of today, and...

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Two-time EMMY® and three-time NAACP Image Award-winning television producer, social media influencer, entrepreneur, and branding guru Rushion McDonald welcomes a potent force of trailblazing guests this August on his popular podcast and syndicated...

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Immediately after Ebony ownership filed a complaint with the SEC against Jacob Walthour and Blueprint Capital LLC ("BPC") alleging insider trading; they filed another SEC complaint against John Robinson and Consequent Capital ("CC") CRD # 285262 for...


30 july 2020

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The Philadelphia Region of American Jewish Committee today published an open letter to the leadership of the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference regarding the antisemitic post of Rodney Muhammad, head of the group's Philadelphia chapter. The full...

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Clayton State University history professor Dr. Jelani Favors has been shortlisted for the for the MAAH Stone Book Award presented by the Museum of African American History. Favors joins eight other authors in being recognized for exceptional...

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AT&T  today is committing an additional $10 million this year to create economic opportunities and foster upward mobility for Black and underserved communities who face long-standing social inequities and higher unemployment, all of which are...

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Beyond messages of Solidarity with the Black community, and donations to Black community organizations, there needs to be more! We know there are Anti-Black Racism sentiments in corporate Canada and we must go beyond one-time statements. One of the...

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Today, an esteemed group of music and entertainment industry leaders, led by Michael Mauldin, Demmette Guidry and Judy Klein, announced the Black American Music Association (BAM). BAM is a non-profit 501(c)(6) professional trade association...

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Neighborhood FORWARD is a movement built by concerned citizens, faith leaders, civil rights activists, elected officials, business partners, and non-profit organizations throughout the country. WHAT: Neighborhood FORWARD is hosting faith leaders and...

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At long last! Years in the making!! Perfect for filling the Star Trek void after the SDCC at-home event!!! And a smokin' good time for the millions of Snoop Dogg fans out there... UNBELIEVABLE!!!!! ? which stars superstar Snoop Dogg and a puppet...

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