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On November 17th, 2019, Park 'N Fly acquires the well-established off airport parking facility Executive Valet. Executive Valet started in 1986, then rebuilt their operations and opened a brand-new, state-of-the-art parking facility at Hartford's...

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Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with all members of Canada's new Parliament, and issues the following statement: "This election has left Canada...

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Lustro Hair, a renowned supplier of 100% human hair products, is strengthening its footing in the wig industry by launching its latest product line. The high-end wig maker has debuted an HD lace wig and hand-tied bundle series aimed at elevating its...


21 october 2019

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The votes are in and the top eight bands have been selected to perform at an epic 2020 Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB), the nation's premier showcase for HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) marching bands and dance teams. HBCU...

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Organizers of the Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards has announced the African king of comedy, Michael Blackson and Hollywood actress, Vivica A. Fox as hosts of its third edition. The event which is tagged Re-telling The African Story, will...


17 october 2019

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Among patients with multiple myeloma, African Americans and Hispanics start treatment with a novel therapy significantly later than white patients, according to a new study published today in Blood Advances. The study found that on average it took...

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"The Greater Baltimore Committee's Board of Directors and I are deeply saddened by the passing of Congressman Cummings. I had the great pleasure and honor of serving with Representative Cummings in the Maryland House of Delegates and found him to not...

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Miles College Partners with Shaquille O'Neal to launch his HBCU (Historically Black College & University) Initiative. O'Neal will join Miles College's President Bobbie Knight to announce his new business venture, which is to bring a Papa John's to...


15 october 2019

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? Less than 1 percent of homes for sale in San Francisco in 2018 were affordable to African American families, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. The share of homes affordable to...

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Today, Growth Warrior released the 2019 Warrior Report: State of the Underdog, which examines the current state of the investment landscape. The comprehensive analysis aims to identify solutions for the challenges holding back under-represented...

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The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) today released new guidance and supporting resources to help healthcare professionals engage in care that is tailored to an individual's needs. The new practice paper Cultural and Health Literacy...

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In response to a letter written and signed by the Multicultural Judges & Lawyers Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association of Delaware, the Delaware Hispanic Bar Association, and the Delaware Barristers...

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Last month, filmmaker Brian Ellison, anthropologist Marlon Hall, and sculptor Anthony Suber launched a series of conversations focused on the black male experience in contemporary society called "The Black Man Project." Curated by Hall, the dinner...

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The Indiana Center for Employee Ownership (INCEO) is expanding work to preserve critical local businesses by engaging minority-owned business owners in succession planning. The announcement comes as minority business ownership is increasing...

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Today John Mason, an accomplished Diversity & Inclusion Executive, community organizer/activist, entrepreneur, and civic leader announced he is a candidate to represent Minnesota's 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, and specifically,...


14 october 2019

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Global automotive industry stakeholders will gather in Detroit on October 31-November 1, 2019 for the 20th Annual Rainbow PUSH Global Automotive Summit, an initiative of Citizenship Education Fund, at Motor City Casino Hotel and Conference Center....

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Author Jamelle Dolphin, grandson of legendary businessman and record label owner John Dolphin, recently noted the renewed interest in his grandfather's legacy after news broke of a blaxploitation-history movie about Rudy Ray Moore aka Dolemite slated...


12 october 2019

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In December, 1965, a small vocational school known as the Adult Education Center welcomed an integrated class of mostly black underemployed women to begin training to become the first secretaries who would integrate the all-white businesses of New...


11 october 2019

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The African American Neuroscience Research Initiative (AANRI) announced today the receipt of a $275,000 grant from the Abell Foundation, which will provide critical funds to support the development and growth of the collaboration between the African...

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UMC (Urban Movie Channel) ? the first streaming service for Black TV and film from AMC Networks ? announced today that it has commissioned a new docuseries that will provide viewers with a behind-the-scenes look at the power of faith and its driving...

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Blackbird House of Coworking, the first-ever private global coworking space designed by and for women of color, opens its first location headquartered in Culver City, California. Founder, Bridgid Coulter, designed Blackbird House to foster a...


10 october 2019

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Georgia Power was honored Saturday night with the 2019 Chairman's Circle Corporate Responsibility Award for its commitment in making a difference in the Atlanta community by the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc. (the 100)....

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EMMY® Award-winning comedian, actress and writer Wanda Sykes will host the 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting night of inspiration, history and crowd-rousing performances celebrating African-American achievements and contributions....

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OneUnited Bank, the largest Black-owned bank in America announces BankBlack X, a nationwide plan to close the racial wealth gap. The goal of BankBlack X is to galvanize the community to share the truth about Black people and money and make financial...

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Women of Color in Pharma (WOCIP) today announced its third annual conference, The Power of You: Own Your Story, Live in Your Power at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, N.J., Nov. 1 ? 3, 2019. Speakers include Joetta Clark Diggs, four-time...

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Senior pastor of the Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ (GEI ? http://www.geicogic.org/), Bishop J. Drew Sheard recently reinvigorated his ongoing 30-year commitment to community outreach and spreading the word of Christ. Bishop...

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Award-winning derivatives investment management executive James A. McDonald, Jr. today announced that he has launched Hercules Investments LLC, a Los Angeles-based Registered Investment Advisor. Hercules applies quantitative research to design and...

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Today, Cox Enterprises announced that Richard Cox, Jr. has been appointed as senior vice president and chief information officer. In this role, he will provide oversight and direction to corporate IT and business leaders on strategy, standards and...

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Director and Producer, Christopher Spence, with the support of CMS Productions, takes a deep dive into the issue of structural racism in the American education system with the documentary 'Jail or Yale: Young, Black and Out of Options?' and examines...


9 october 2019

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The Civic Engagement Leadership Institute for Everyone (CELIE) will convene a one-day event named, Leaky Pipes: Influencer Solutions Forum, where leaders from Fortune 500 companies, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the federal government...

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Meredith Corporation , the leading media and marketing company reaching approximately 180 million American consumers ? including nearly 90 percent of U.S. Millennial women ? announced today that Shona Pinnock has been named Diversity and Inclusion...

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On October 11 from 4 ? 8 pm in New York City, "Black Girl Takeover Weekend" kicks off with a screening of "PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The screening is a part of: a summit for girls and...

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Two California State University system campuses today announced an ambitious initiative, in partnership with nonprofit CodePath.org, to align computer science coursework with the evolving demands of California employers and expand the pipeline of...

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4 Times Entertainment (creators of nationally recognized Pop Vocal Group The Company Men), in association with The Montalbán are pleased to announce the World Premiere of The Soul of Broadway - Impossible Dreams starring Terron Brooks on Sunday,...

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The memorial is scheduled for October 18 at Thistledown Race Track in Cleveland, where she rode her first race back on June 15, 1971, at age 17. Cheryl's family would like to create a permanent memorial and foundation in her memory. The foundation...

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Dalton Education, a leading provider of education solutions in financial planning, has furthered its commitment to foster diversity in the financial planning profession through a new partnership with the Association of African American Financial...


8 october 2019

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Former Vice-President Biden announced he will join all the other Democratic presidential candidates including Senators Warren, Harris, Booker and Klobuchar, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Secretary Julian Castro at the 2019 Second Step Presidential Justice...

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Drummer-composer-educator Jerome Jennings puts the spotlight on his writing chops for "Solidarity," his rousing second album as a leader, set for a November 8 release on his own Iola Records. Featuring as its core unit trumpeter Josh Evans, tenor and...


7 october 2019

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AGB Investigative Services opens its new headquarters in Chicago on Oct. 10 with a grand opening and community fair at 7545 S. Western Ave. in the city's Auburn-Gresham neighborhood. A job fair, and other activities will mark AGB's commitment to...

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4 Times Entertainment (creators of nationally recognized Pop Vocal Group The Company Men),  in association with The Montalbán are pleased to announce the World Premiere of The Soul of Broadway - Impossible Dreams starring Terron Brooks on Sunday,...

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Brace yourself for an emotional rollercoaster ride detailing the heartwarming life of a child raised in Los Angeles by Hollywood entertainers. It's a delightful laugh out loud seventies flashback that explores everything from her early beginnings to...

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Lamont Dozier is one of the top songwriters in history, recognized by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, BMI, the Grammys and Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time." He's written over 100 Top 10 hits and is a...

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Competition conducted annually at National Black MBA Association's Annual Conference and Exposition Annual event enables talented, high-potential MBA candidates from the nation's leading business schools to compete for $50,000 in scholarships FCA US...


4 october 2019

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For writers of African American Romance, the LiT Short Story Contest is an unparalleled opportunity. Initiated by top urban romance authors Porscha Sterling and Leo Sullivan, the LiT Short Story Contest is now open for entries. The contest promises...

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PepsiCo Beverages North America, in partnership with ESSENCE, introduced today "She Got Now" ? a multi-tiered platform that celebrates, supports and honors young Black women aspiring to and attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities...

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Girls are faced with challenges to their self-esteem on a daily basis that can hold them back from reaching their full potential, but surprisingly some of these issues stem from biased school policies. For Black girls, archaic school policies...

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Sony Music and the Estate of Michael Jackson will release MICHAEL JACKSON'S THIS IS IT 10TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET, a numbered, spectacularly packaged, custom box with a built-in sound responsive LED light panel on its cover. A collector's dream, each...


3 october 2019

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Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned Perfume and Taste company, is proud to announce that it has been recognized for its exemplary leadership in Diversity & Inclusion with the Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Award 2019. Ethical...

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Six women from Consumers Energy will be recognized for their leadership, innovative thinking and commitment to promoting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and career development at the national Women of Color STEM conference...

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The Africa Channel (TAC) announced today it has introduced its service in Canada by launching on the subscription streaming platform Demand Africa. The Africa Channel currently broadcasts in more than 7 million homes in...

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