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1 december 2021

10:42
The Black AIDS Institute is humbled to join our brothers and sisters across the globe on World AIDS Day today and every day ? to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS, show our love and support for people living with HIV, and remember those we have...

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Goalsetter, a fintech platform dedicated to providing families and K-12 youth with access to banking, savings, investing, and financial education tools, announced today the closing of a $15 million Series A round led by Seae Ventures. Seae Ventures...

09:30
Conservative Clergy of Color, a national non-partisan civil rights advocacy group, is calling on corporations and business leaders to withdraw their financial support from the Black Lives Matter movement following the launch of BLM's annual boycott...

09:00
Darling, the number one hair extensions brand out of Africa focused on textured hair needs of Black women, is excited to announce today their U.S. market launch and debut partnership with music sensation, Teyana Taylor. Darling specializes in the...

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Black Virtual Career Fair will host its annual Winter Career Fair on Thursday, December 9, 9am-1pm PST. BVCF's virtual career fairs matches Black professionals with career opportunities at industry-leading, inclusion-minded companies. Nationwide job...

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On Sunday, December 12 at 8 p.m. ET, McDonald's USA will deliver the gift of music to McDonald's fans through its Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour Holiday Experience. In partnership with BET, award-winning and emerging gospel artists including...


30 november 2021

17:47
KDM Engineering provides many opportunities for staff to give back to their communities, including the company's annual fundraising raffle, with all ticket proceeds benefiting a charity selected by employees. All funds raised through ticket sales are...

15:00
PayPal Holdings, Inc. and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute (CBCI), in partnership with two historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) Dillard University and Wiley College, released new research as part of PayPal's commitment to...

11:04
Bright Pattern, a leading provider of omnichannel cloud contact center software, has been deployed by Next Leadership Development Corporation (NextLeads) to go beyond making outbound calls to community members. NextLeads...

10:09
Group Black, the home for Black-Owned media properties, and SHE Media, a mission-driven publishing collective with a focus on elevating independent media, today announced the joint launch of the Group Black Network. This partnership brings more than...

09:44
On November 18, 1978, 43 years ago, the world stood still and watched as more than 900 U.S. civilians were found dead in the jungles of South America, including 27 of Ed Norwood's relatives. Red flags and prophetic dreams saved Norwood from following...

09:30
Today, as part of #GivingTuesday, CivicAction launched Transform Leadership, a multimedia campaign featuring diverse rising leaders from across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) as they spotlight the need to build pathways to inclusive...

09:00
TPCO Holding Corp. ("The Parent Company" or the "Company"), a leading vertically-integrated California cannabis company, announced today its appointments of Tiffany McBride as Managing Director of Social Equity Ventures and Kerry Arnold as Chief...

08:52
Nationally recognized and celebrated voiceover artist Cayman Kelly spoke out about recent news like that from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting that 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August, with record numbers continuing to leave jobs...

08:36
This Wednesday, Blue Box Auction Gallery will be hosting its largest Fine Art auction of the year. This Fine Art Auction features a wide selection of African American pieces from international artists as well as some local Virginia artists. Wednesday...

07:41
With the holiday shopping season underway, Huntington National Bank is encouraging consumers to support small businesses and shop local. Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here:...


29 november 2021

16:52
As a part of a global initiative, the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF) and CanadaHelps are asking all Canadians to show their generosity on Tuesday, November 30, during GivingTuesday, the world-wide day of generosity and unity. GivingTuesday is a time...

08:36
Project Pneuma Founder and Executive Director, Damion J. Cooper, is using his inspirational life story of being shot an inch above the heart at point-blank range to teach Baltimore City youth valuable life lessons. In 2014, Cooper created Project...

08:31
College HUNKS Hauling Junk and Moving®, a national industry leader in moving and junk-removal, recently signed a historic endorsement deal with the Howard University Men's Basketball players. This deal marks the first full-team endorsement of a...

08:21
The Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) today announced Dr. Jason Mars, CEO of ZeroShotBot and Professor of Computer Science at the University of Michigan, as the winner of the Vanguard Award for his work in Computer Science and Artificial...


26 november 2021

05:00
OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, is sponsoring  Le Art Noir on December 2, 2021 and will purchase the first From Paris with Love non-fungible token (NFT) created by internationally acclaimed artist Addonis Parker, which pays...

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360NFT, the first of its kind Black owned music NFT platform, powered by Trapchain, Inc., has collaborated with indie music artist and native Chicagoan, Willie Taylor, to drop his first NFT for his music project, "Write My Wrongs".  Taylor first...


25 november 2021

19:24
The Coalition of African, Caribbean and Black Nurses in British Columbia (CACBN) is increasingly concerned with the deeply entrenched and pervasive workplace racism and racial discrimination experienced by nurses of African descent in British...

10:00
OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, is sponsoring  Le Art Noir on December 2, 2021 and will purchase the first From Paris with Love non-fungible token (NFT) created by internationally acclaimed artist Addonis Parker, which pays...


24 november 2021

15:56
The Los Angeles City Council approved revisions to City Planning's Housing Element that will establish one of the most ambitious rezoning programs in the nation and address the systemic inequity in planning and land use policies that has contributed...

08:50
University of Maryland Medicine, comprised of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) has announced that it will end the use of a long-standing clinical standard that factors a...

08:43
OpulenceMD Beauty, a luxury eye-focused beauty brand created by board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Anika Goodwin, just announced a very special partnership with WNBA Champion and All-Rookie Team Player, Dana Evans. The partnership will expand the...


23 november 2021

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The American Cancer Society's Partnering For Life initiative will work to spread awareness about cancer risk, prevention, and early detection in the Black community. The initiative will launch with a 75-minute virtual gospel music concert, "A Call to...

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Just in time for the holiday shopping season, H.I.M.-istry Naturals announced today that it has partnered with Nordstrom to launch its complete line of premier natural men's grooming products in retail locations across the United States and online at...

08:35
Today Rochelle Porter Design (RPD) released four new colorful, Caribbean-inspired prints for its stylish premium line of apparel, home décor, and accessories ? 'Kobo Black', 'It's A Colorful Whirled, 'Stay Warm' and 'Midnight Jacaranda'. The...

08:33
If you've tried to pay for goods or services in America lately, you may have learned how indispensable a bank account can be. A growing number of businesses and institutions will only accept payment through electronic funds transfers from a bank, and...

08:32
Advanced Decision Vectors (ADV) announces it has gained access to OASIS Small Business Pool 1, a $60 billion contract vehicle that allows small companies to provide specialized services to the federal government. This move raises the profile of the...

08:08
Related Midwest, along with LR Contracting Company and BOWA Construction, has broken ground on 900 Randolph, a new mixed-use development in Fulton Market. The project will make history as the 43-story building will become the city's first high-rise...


22 november 2021

18:55
White Farmers are suing for Reverse Discrimination to prevent $5Billion in Emergency Relief for Black, Native American and other Farmers of Color. Civil rights leader John Boyd and KJ Skippa Mak Marley collaborated with Kara Brewer Boyd, Association...

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Corus Entertainment has teamed up with OYA Emerging Filmmakers to launch the Corus Unscripted Internship Program, a newly-created training, networking and mentorship opportunity for Black emerging filmmakers who have completed post-secondary...

14:31
ViacomCBS today announced that Scott M. Mills has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of BET, the nation's leading provider of quality content from Black creators. The announcement was made today by President and CEO of ViacomCBS, Bob Bakish,...

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The Toyota Canada Foundation has announced it will be funding scholarships for Black students pursuing post-secondary education in automotive technology....

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Triller, the global AI-powered short video and music discovery app, announced that it is awarding one-year contracts to 300 leading Black social media creators who attended the October 20 debut of the new Triller conference series, Assembly for Black...

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WOWorks, the parent company of good-for-you restaurant brands Saladworks, Frutta Bowls, Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh and The Simple Greek, announced their partnership with Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Association (MFHA) this month and is...

12:00
Mielle Organics, the fastest growing Black-owned and women-led global beauty brand, announced today the graduation of their inaugural class from the 2021 Newark Business Hub ( NBH ) Professional Online Global Entrepreneurship Certificate Program....

11:32
Vision Films Inc. ("Vision") announces the North American VOD and DVD release of the family drama Flint Tale from Foremost Entertainment Media Group on December 14, 2021. It will also have a limited theatrical release on December 3 at the Emagine...

09:00
Eight major radiology organizations are collaborating in the formation of a Radiology Health Equity Coalition to positively impact healthcare equity in the radiology arena and beyond. While disparities and inequities in healthcare have been evident...


19 november 2021

11:47
Time is running out to enter Belk's t-shirt design contest and a chance to be featured online at belk.com during Black History Month in February. The contest is an opportunity for high school students to create a t-shirt design that illustrates what...

09:01
Following the announcement of a year-long partnership in March 2021 and the successful 'Inspire Tour' this past July, H&M is proud to present the "Buy From a Black Woman Holiday Market" at its Times Square location in New York City, kicking off on...

08:41
Valley of Peace (Dolina miru) is a 1956 Yugoslavian (Slovenian) war film directed by France ?tiglic. John Kitzmiller received the Best Actor award for his role as Sgt. Jim at the 1957 Cannes Film Festival. Synopsis: During WWII in Slovenia, two...

08:30
Today Black-owned Victor George Spirits announced the Fort Lauderdale Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) board voted unanimously to provide $2,450,000 to help fund construction cost of a 15,000 square foot facility that will house a distillery,...

08:00
The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) will host a cross-country outreach campaign of its Business Advisory Implementation Development Services (BAIDS) program commencing November 19, 2021, and traveling to Alberta, Halifax, Nunavut,...

03:42
Corporate Counsel Women of Color® (CCWC) is pleased to announce a special opportunity for diverse third-year law students.  In support of CCWC's diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, Kaplan has made a contribution of bar preparation course...


18 november 2021

17:28
OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, is sponsoring  Le Art Noir on December 2, 2021 and will purchase the first From Paris with Love non-fungible token (NFT) created by internationally acclaimed artist Addonis Parker, which pays...

16:19
African Pride, leading hair care product manufacturer with more than 30 years' experience creating quality and affordable products, is excited to announce their partnership with Arrogant Tae ? celebrity wig and hair artist, whose work, has made him...

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