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Today

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Greentop Gifts, the holiday brand known for their popular holiday products that feature African American designs, has officially launched a new pajama collection featuring the brand's signature character, a Black Santa affectionately known as...

14:15
Entrepreneur Omar McGee, owner of Posh Luxury Imports, the only Black owned exotic car dealership in Los Angeles, is featured today in Forbes, in a story about his meteoric rise to the heights of luxury vehicle sales and rentals, despite the lack of...

13:25
Founder and CEO of AMP Global Technologies, Derrick N. Ashong, "DNA," ?has built a Digital Media platform, Take Back The Mic (TBTM), that is powering the launch of the first music competition format born in Africa and exported to the world. ...

12:30
Health equity-focused non-profit Health Leads today announced its commitment to new COVID-19 projects and partnerships as the foundation of its Respond and Rebuild strategy. Health Leads Respond and Rebuild initiatives fill critical essential health...

11:40
Anticipating a larger-than-ever wave of students transferring across higher education institutions due to COVID-19 and the economic recession, today a diverse group of 25 policy, advocacy, research and institutional membership organizations issued a...

11:01
The New Florida Majority hosted Ballots + Bubbly + Brunch as part of The 20for20 Campaign on Sunday, October 25, 2020. The event was located at Bar One in Miami Beach. The goal of this event was to encourage African-Americans throughout Florida to...

10:30
World Trade Resource (WTR), a workforce solutions organization specializing in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Intercultural and Leadership Development, has named Award-winning Broadway actor & founder of the Black Theatre Coalition T. Oliver Reid...

09:28
44.3% of women report discrimination due to their hairstyles 46.5% have been told their hairstyles are not professional 52.3% of women feel pressured to wear their hair differently at workA new survey of over 500 women by All Things Hair has revealed...

09:00
The Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities IT (CMD-IT) Future Leadership in Computing (FLIP) Alliance ensures that students without GRE scores have the opportunity to pursue graduate studies and contribute to inclusive innovation, paving...

08:56
The Ultimate Rap League announced on Monday, October 19, the release of its first fully intergender card, Kings vs. Queens, on the URL App; announcing the platform's ability to stream full cards for $7.99 through their innovative Video on Demand...

08:43
From Africa to the USA via Europe where he spent twelve years studying in Italy and working in Germany, Dr. Zekeh Gbotokuma has experienced many years of exclusion and socio-political alienation. As a naturalized citizen of the USA, he has used his...

08:00
Daymond John, the founder and CEO of FUBU and co-star of ABC's four-time Emmy Award-winning show "Shark Tank," just wrapped up his inaugural Black Entrepreneurs Day presented by Chase for Business. In conjunction with Medium...

07:00
As part of Respiratory Care Week, Allergy & Asthma Network (AAN) and partners Sanofi and Self Care Catalysts will launch Not One More Life Trusted Messengers, a holistic project built on trust to address health inequities, increase access to...

06:00
Today's Diversity Tech Recruiting Leaders are frustrated with candidate-submitted acceptance rates below 80% and no clear and consistent access to quality tech talent, until now. Industry Veteran John Polhill III launches DiversityTechRPO, helping...


26 october 2020

17:26
A recent survey on BlackDoctor.org (BDO), the leading health and wellness site for Black Americans, revealed the reasons why Black people would take the COVID vaccine in the first year it becomes available. Almost half of those who reported they...

15:27
Join the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) November 7th & 8th for a virtual celebration on Facebook Live honoring the centennial birthday of Emmy Award-winning actor and Pompano Beach native Esther Rolle. Born November 8,...

13:00
Urban One, Inc. will be holding a conference call for investors, analysts and other interested parties to discuss its results for the third fiscal quarter of 2020....

12:25
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is the first institutional investor to invest in Fearless Fund, a $20 million venture capital fund in Atlanta launched by women of color that invests exclusively in early-stage startups led by women of...

12:00
Today, EdTech leader ProQuest is proud to announce the launch of the Black Freedom Struggle website ? a curated selection of primary sources for teaching and learning about the struggles and triumphs of Black Americans. Developed with input from...

09:00
Viola, a nationwide leader in the production and sale of premium quality cannabis products, founded by NBA veteran Al Harrington, today announced its official entry into Washington State. As states continue to legalize cannabis, Viola is breaking...

08:53
Nitric Oxide Innovations (NOI), LLC has received Investigational New Drug (IND #150758) clearance as part of the Coronavirus Treatment Acceleration Program (CTAP) from the U.S. FDA to begin a Phase 2b/3a outpatient clinical study testing the safety...

08:00
WOCstar Fund today announced the WOCstar Venture Scout program and its inaugural venture scouts. The global group of active investors, entrepreneurs, and business professionals represents the new generation of leaders that will advance the WOCstar...


25 october 2020

14:30
Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua issued the following statement after today's virtual event, where he presented the Honourable Jean Augustine with the Key to the City, and named the Jean Augustine Complex and Jean Augustine District Park in her...


23 october 2020

13:34
President & CEO Cheryl McKissack Daniel of McKissack & McKissack and sister Deryl McKissack will be featured in a powerful 60-minute special docuseries, "Our America: Living While Black," across ABC-Owned Television Stations in evening newscasts on...

11:03
GRAMMY®-winning mega-hit makers Jermaine Dupri, Ne-Yo, Johntá Austin and Bryan Michael Cox have teamed up with a lineup of music superstar friends, on the new single "CHANGE" (So So Def Recordings), available now on digital music providers. In...

10:49
Strengthening diversity and inclusion is fundamental to building a more consciously inclusive society, where everyone is able to participate fully. Racism and all forms of discrimination are some of the main causes of social and economic...

08:03
Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) celebrated women and achievement at the first-ever 2020 Women's Leadership Awards this week. Celebrating the brightest minds in beauty, the event brought together the 2020 Achiever Awards recipients and 2020 Top Talent...


22 october 2020

19:38
Watch the trailer here  Today, REVOLT announced its presentation of a new captivating documentary that takes a close look at the passionate struggle for social equality happening today, and the robust grassroots efforts propelling the movement...

16:04
On October 22-23, Black Professionals in Tech Network (BPTN) will host its second annual Black Tech Summit called BFUTR (/Be Future/). This year will be the largest virtual (3D Experience) Tech summit for Black professionals and our allies worldwide,...

15:30
Today the Black American Music Association (BAM) and the Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC) announced the formation of the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame (WOF). The momentous event featured remarks from BAM Founders, Michael T Mauldin and...

14:06
American Family Insurance announced today it is joining Target to co-sponsor YouTube Originals' 'HBCU Homecoming 2020: Meet Me On The Yard,' a star-studded, global livestream celebrating the traditional fall homecoming weekend at Historically Black...

12:26
What: The Marsha P. Johnson Institute, in partnership with HeadCount, is launching an informational campaign to support Black transgender people who wish to exercise their right to vote. The campaign will provide resources to help the community stay...

11:55
A neighborhood association's overtly racist comments and controversial opposition to a Black-owned and locally operated business in upscale Harvard Square, a heavily commercialized neighborhood of Cambridge, MA, have spurred a leading cannabis equity...

10:00
Cigna is teaming up with Earvin "Magic" Johnson, chairman and chief executive officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises, to combat health disparities and to support minority and women-owned small and mid-size businesses in the greater Los Angeles area....

09:00
The New Florida Majority will host Ballots + Bubbly + Brunch as part of The 20for20 Campaign this Sunday, October 25, 2020, from noon to 2:30 p.m. at Bar One located at 520 West Avenue #1, Miami Beach, Florida 33139. The goal of this event is to...

08:58
This year's Black Friday is developing into a profound shopping experience for the Black community, thanks to the Black founded cryptocurrency Guapcoin ($GUAP), in conjunction with a movement called "Guap Friday". Every Black Friday, shoppers search...

08:57
Today, Urban One Inc., the largest Black-owned media company in the U.S., launched ONE VIP, a digital financial solution with a rewards product designed with Black consumers in mind.  ONE VIP provides a digital debit account with a ONE VIP...

08:30
In preparation for and in the midst of the 2020 election, The New Florida Majority and The Black Leaders Collaborative have spearheaded several successful initiatives for the 20for20 Campaign. The goal of the 20for20 Campaign is to encourage the two...

08:30
Homebridge Financial Services, Inc. ("Homebridge") announced today their newest commitments to diversity, inclusion and empowerment for borrowers and employees of the company....

08:05
Bevel, Walker & Company Brands line of grooming products uniquely developed to meet the needs of Black men, is now available on Walmart.com, offering men a simple way to shop for their beards and hair. The expansion focuses on increasing access to...

08:00
IT consultancy and managed services provider (MSP) SDI Presence LLC (SDI) announces that it has spent $16M this year with its diverse partners, and is forecasted to reach $22M by the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The minority spend achievement is part...

07:00
LiveXLive Media  ("LiveXLive"), a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, and owner of PodcastOne, announced today that it has partnered with Daymond John, the founder and CEO...


21 october 2020

19:49
The Lake Charles community has been ravaged by hurricanes this year! That, coupled with a worldwide pandemic, has left us battered and shell shocked, but we WILL prevail. In response, Centex Studies and several other businesses in the local community...

17:53
Over the next four years, talented Spelman College students will receive full scholarships from Morgan Stanley, a leading global financial services firm. The Morgan Stanley HBCU Scholars program is designed to eliminate financial barriers to higher...

16:00
Nextep Founder and CEO Brian Fayak announced the Nextep Charitable Foundation would be donating $50,000 to local organizations supporting the Black community. Through this initiative, Nextep Charitable Foundation is donating $10,000 to five...

15:07
As the 15 Percent Pledge, a non-profit advocacy organization based in the United States with a branch in Canada, continues its mission to advocate for and support Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC)-owned businesses and BIPOC people in the...

13:12
Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from prominent black community organizations, including the: California Black Chamber of Commerce, Black Lives Voter Guide, and New Frontier Democratic Club....

13:00
Every year since 2006, L'Oréal Paris honors extraordinary women around the world who selflessly volunteer their time to serve their communities for their Women of Worth Honoree recognition. The signature philanthropic program embodies L'Oréal Paris'...

11:30
Black-Owned Cosmetics brand, Juvia's Place, is jumping into the holiday season early with the release of their new holiday gift sets, The Nubian Royal, The Nubian Glow, and The Nourishing Lip Balm Bundle....

11:00
A new survey from Mitch Landrieu's E Pluribus Unum (EPU) organization finds major divides by race on a range of issues and perspectives, including attitudes on COVID-19 vaccine usage, how to address the pandemic, causes of poverty, equality of...

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