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21 july 2021

09:39
As of this year, Novae LLC has become the first Black-owned fintech company to offer Buy Now, Pay Later services to online and offline merchants under the brand Novae Financing. CEO Reco McCambry believes that these services?which are designed to...

09:20
This Emancipation Day, August 1, you can experience a week of digital activities from the Ontario Heritage Trust that celebrate and explore Ontario's Black communities and Black heritage through engaging and educational video programming produced by...

09:07
Leading Black-owned independent content platform REVOLT, today announced the launch of Off Top, a modern rap video countdown show with a nostalgic twist hosted by legendary rapper and artist Rapsody and iconic Hip Hop television and radio personality...

08:41
James Caplan, a businessman and medical thinker, has introduced and developed a ground-breaking treatment for sickle cell disease, detailed at www.SickleCellRemedy.com. This platform raises awareness about the unique ozone-based treatment for the...

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The Community Mentoring Team, expanding economic opportunities for young Black Bostonians, today announced its new website and Advisory Board. Founded in 2018 by Bill Moran, long-time community educator and activist in Boston, the Community Mentoring...

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BlackDoctor.org (BDO), the leading health and wellness site for Black Americans has proven to be extremely successful in getting Blacks vaccinated. In a recent poll on the website, 70% of nearly 2500 respondents reported being "fully vaccinated" with...

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They say it takes a village to raise a child, but in the case of 19 Black American families just outside of Atlanta, it takes a village to build a city where residents thrive and can be an example of meeting the United Nation's 17 Sustainable...


20 july 2021

16:45
Clark Atlanta University (CAU) today announced a groundbreaking partnership as the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) to officially partner with Operation HOPE's national One Million Black Business Initiative (1MBB). CAU's...

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Clark Atlanta University's (CAU) Departments of Chemistry and Physics in partnership with researchers at Spelman College and Cornell University were awarded a $3.6 million research and education grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant...

13:53
Herbarium's foundational principle lies in the ideology that no one should be in prison for cannabis. Our vision is to be the cannabis brand at the forefront of innovation, equity, and social justice. As the cannabis industry transitions into new...

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Bishop E.W. Jackson, President of STAND, has founded the Awakening Hearts & Minds Project ("AHM") and a GOFUNDME page to respond to the epidemic of murdered children nationwide. STAND [Staying True to America's National Destiny], is a nonprofit...

09:08
Breakr, a fast growing music marketing platform announced today that it has raised $4.2 million in seed funding to meet the rapidly growing demand for creator monetization tools and digital music promotion solutions. The round was led by Slow...

08:34
Organizers of the highly-anticipated annual Vegan Grill N Chill announced the official event date set for this Fall, August 21, 2021 in Baldwin, NY. The theme for this year's outdoor festivities is Hip Hop Hippy Vibes. The objective is to create a...

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Bell today announced that applications are now being accepted for grants from the 2021 Bell Let's Talk Diversity Fund, which supports organizations working to increase access to culturally informed mental health and well-being support within Canada's...

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The Canadian Commission for UNESCO, the Nova Scotia Archives, the University of Alberta Archives and the Archives of Ontario are pleased to announce that three new collections have been listed in the Canada Memory of the World Register. The...


19 july 2021

11:47
Today, Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) announced Reimagine the Legacy, a tribute to the life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis. On Friday, July 30th, Downtown Atlanta's business community, along with civil rights leaders, grassroots organizations,...

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Revature, the largest employer of emerging technology talent in the United States, today announced its partnership with Blacks United in Leading Technology International (BUiLT), the largest community and nonprofit professional organization that...

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In an effort to further diversify its workforce and bring new opportunities in the technology industry to top-performing minority students, TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has committed $3.5 million toward a new...


16 july 2021

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In the early morning of July 17, 2020 civil rights icon C.T. Vivian passed away. From that moment on, the news of his death and the story of his life spread around the world through massive media coverage. Through the tributes and acknowledgement of...

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Dallas Justice Now, a social justice activist group dedicated to ending institutional racism and creating opportunities for the black community in the segregated city of Dallas, is today asking white liberals and allies of the Black Lives Matter...

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Corporate Counsel Women of Color© (CCWC), a non-profit professional organization for women attorneys of color, will hold its 17th Annual Career Strategies Conference this September. The conference will be held at the J.W. Marriott Los Angeles L.A....

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Corporate Counsel Men of Color© (CCMC), a non-profit professional organization for men of color, will hold a virtual Career Strategies Conference on Thursday, September 9 from 9:30 to 2:15 PM.  The conference is free of charge and open to men in all...

09:00
The Federation of African Canadian Economics is pleased to announce that its CEO, Ms. Tiffany Callender, will soon undertake a pan-Canadian tour in an effort to meet Black entrepreneurs and community leaders throughout the provinces. This tour marks...

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As the nation continues to increase vaccination rates, Drs. Delana Wardlaw and Elana McDonald, known as the Twin Sister Doctors, today released a special report offering insightful strategies to combat COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, particularly in...

06:06
Brough Brothers Distillery, the first and only African-American owned distillery in the State of Kentucky's history, grand opens to the public today. Brough Brothers Distillery, the first and only black owned distillery in Kentucky grand opens to the...


15 july 2021

16:15
After a fair and just grassroots launch on May 11, XODS' token soared in percentage gains over 600,000%, rising from 0.000006$ to an amazing 0.04$ on May 16.  XODS is a utility token on Binance Smart Chain, and here are its main use cases: XOJUMP,...

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Chicago United has announced its 2021 Business Leaders of Color, 50 diverse, influential and accomplished individuals ready for corporate board directorships. Chosen from a highly competitive field of close to 100 nominees, the individuals selected...

09:14
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated announce the renewal of its long-standing partnership to empower young men of color. Both organizations recognize a shared commitment to developing leaders,...

09:03
The Adecco Group, the world's leading talent advisory and solutions company, announced today that it will partner with OneTen, a coalition of leading CEOs and organizations committed to hiring, upskilling, and advancing one million Black individuals...

09:00
2U, Inc. , a global leader in education technology, announced today that it has been endorsed as a talent developer by OneTen, a coalition of leading business executives coming together to upskill, hire, and advance one million Black individuals in...

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The Washington Football Team and United Airlines today announced the launch of a program to support economic recovery for Black-owned small businesses in the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) area through COVID relief grants. United Airlines will...

09:00
Across the country from July 19-25, mental health leaders, government officials, and non-profit organizations are gathering virtually and in-person for the Shades of Blue Project's Black Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week with one common mission:...

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The National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) recently launched the 2021 NABSE $10,000 Scholarship Award to promote and increase Black representation at the highest levels in school districts nationwide. The inaugural award, which is...

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GAS Cannabis by 2 Chainz, a Grammy Award Winning hip-hop artist, is teaming up with direct-to-consumer Black-owned cannabis lifestyle technology platform, CampNova. Through this exclusive partnership, with just a few clicks and a matter of hours,...

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Canadian filmmakers and Executive Producers Elliott Halpern and Elizabeth Trojian of the Toronto Based production company Yap Films have received individual nominations for "Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series -2021" as part of the PBS...


14 july 2021

16:38
Today, REVOLT announced a special episode of REVOLT Black News highlighting the discrimination against politician and former Bad Boy Entertainment star Jamal "Shyne" Barrow as he runs for Prime Minister in his home country of Belize....

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Fanbase, the subscription-based social platform, unveiled today its Creator Advisory Board members featuring Robiiiworld, Keith Dorsey, Conscious Lee, Ziggi Tyler, Kahlil Greene, Taylor Pierce, Jalaiah Harmon, JayKindaFunny, SwagboyQ, Tray Bills,...

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BLACK ENTERPRISE?the No. 1 Black digital media brand, with more than 8 million monthly unique visitors?will present its inaugural Corporate Board/C-Suite Summit as a groundbreaking virtual event on July 14. The greatest measure of corporate...

09:08
Today, Black Women Talk Tech announces that Estée Lauder Companies Inc. has signed on to be a presenting sponsor for the pitch competition of this year's Roadmap to Billions Conference. The deadline to apply to participate in the Roadmap to Billions...

09:00
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Udacity, the online learning and talent transformation platform powering the careers of the future, today announced the completion of its Pledge to Equality Scholarship program. 730 recipients...

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Best-selling author and award-winning voiceover artist Cayman Kelly proudly announced he had renewed his contract to serve as the promo voice for the nation's fastest-growing network designed for African American audiences. Nationally syndicated with...

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Filmmaker Trenton Lumpkin, Align Entertainment, LLC., Triauric, in partnership with 1091 Pictures, are proud to announce the commercial release of his latest offering, Through Her Eyes, set to land on digital platforms on July 20, 2021. The feature,...


13 july 2021

16:18
The Executive Leadership Council has released the following statement today regarding the appointment of David Rawlinson II as Qurate Retail, Inc. CEO....

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Timed to Black Women's Equal Pay Day, Boss Women Media - an organization committed to empowering & educating Black women - along with Capital One will come together to host a two-day digital summit on August 21-22, 2021. This summit will celebrate...

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Mystery Writers of America has established a new scholarship program in honor of the late Barbara Neely, a trailblazing Black crime novelist who was named a Grand Master by MWA in late 2019. A novelist, short story writer, and activist, Ms. Neely was...

09:07
AboveBoard, an inclusive platform for executive placement that is increasing representation of Black, LatinX and female professionals on boards and at the C-suite/VP level, has raised a $3 million seed round to fuel its continued business momentum....

09:00
Visier, the globally recognized leader in people analytics and planning, today unveiled new data highlighting the sheer magnitude of equity imbalance when it comes to race and ethnicity in the workforce. The new report titled "Racial/Ethnic Career...

09:00
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (NC100BW) Greater Cleveland Chapter has renamed its 30th annual event, (Formerly the Women of Vision Scholarship Award) to recognize the late Margaret R. Barron, Chartering President. The annual event...

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Black AIDS Institute (BAI), the nation's only Black-led organization focused on ending HIV in Black communities, has re-launched its renowned "African American HIV University" (AAHU) program. Aligned with BAI's "We The People: A Black Strategy to End...


12 july 2021

15:20
Today, Sean "Diddy" Combs and Bishop T.D. Jakes announced that they have collaborated to bring the exclusive sermon series to REVOLT, the leading Black-owned multi-media platform. The new weekly show, Kingdom Culture with T.D. Jakes, will feature...