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3 september 2021

12:56
After the mainstream media marked the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd (May 25, 2021) between the conviction and sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, it's as if they decided to move on to other topics ? the...

12:30
Marking three years as the definitive daily digital source for news and information from an unapologetically Black perspective with his groundbreaking daily digital show #RolandMartinUnfiltered, award-winning journalist Roland S. Martin has announced...

05:13
The Ethiopian American Civic Council (EACC) commends Sean Jones, mission director of USAID to Ethiopia, for confirming reports of looting of the USAID's warehouses by the Tigray People's Libération Front (TPLF)....


2 september 2021

11:15
Black-owned makeup brand, Juvia's Place has released their new i Sculpt, i Shade eyebrow makeup collection. The collection features four must-have, high-quality eyebrow makeup products needed to achieve that trending, thick eyebrow look....

10:00
The Network Journal (TNJ; TNJ.com), an award-winning business magazine for African-American professionals, corporate executives and business owners, announces its 2021 list of 25 Influential Black Women in Business. "The women we honor in the 23rd...

09:00
College football's preeminent HBCU rivalry returns this fall when Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman University square off for the 41st time in Florida Blue Florida Classic history and the first time as members of the Southwest Athletic...

09:00
BROWN GIRL Jane and SheaMoisture proudly announce today its investment of a $150,000 grant fund plus comprehensive programming in support of Black-owned independent beauty and wellness brands. The second annual #BrownGirlSwap grant competition is...


1 september 2021

13:00
Today, Molson Coors Beverage Company , along with its craft arm, Six Pints Collective, announced financial awards for students enrolled in select post-secondary brewing programs in Canada, more specifically Bishop's University's Graduate...

12:00
Major Silicon Valley stakeholders, spearheaded by the African Diaspora Network (ADN), are launching the Accelerating Black Leadership and Entrepreneurship (ABLE) program to accelerate the development of Black entrepreneurs and Black-owned businesses...

10:28
The Atlanta-based nonprofit TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation will host the fourth and final in a series of virtual forums addressing the subject of "Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Survivorship," one week from today on Wednesday,...

10:00
A new report finds that economic inequality continues to grow, with Blacks and Hispanics owning only a sliver of financial assets. Even though the Gen X and Millennial generations are more diverse, whites continue to dominate when it comes to...

09:01
Everly Health, the digital health company at the forefront of the 300 billion dollar virtual diagnostics-driven care industry, today announced the appointment of two key executives to its finance division and the addition of a new Board member. These...

09:00
King Boston today announced its research agenda for the Center for Economic Justice, grounded in community engagement and aimed at generating the data and knowledge needed to inform movements at the grassroots level and beyond. This will be the...

09:00
Black News Channel (BNC), the nation's fastest growing news network, announces the launch of BNC GO, an all-new streaming product that will host a slate of unique, all-original content separate from its linear programming offerings....

08:38
Joining the pantheon of multi-hyphenate black women taking the world by storm, actress/producer Chrystee Pharris (Amazon Prime's Season 3 Goliath, NBC's Passions, Scrubs) adds film director to her resume with the provocative short Aimee Victoria,...

08:30
Watershed moment for the Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM)? today, Ben Marc Diendéré becomes its 11th chair. He is the first Black person to hold this position and one of the few people of colour at the top of an organization of this size in Canada....

08:15
Registration is now open for Zillow's first hackathon for students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) around the country. Beginning September 23, the seven-day virtual competition challenges students to develop and pitch...

08:05
Multi-award-winning entertainer Vanessa Williams has penned a moving book foreword that shines the spotlight on an amazing tale of spying and slavery during the Revolutionary War while unveiling an unlikely heroine. "Espionage and Enslavement in the...


31 august 2021

10:39
Today, Clark Atlanta University announced it will become a community center for Coding and Creativity as part of Apple's Community Education Initiative and Tennessee State University's HBCU C2. The teaching and learning initiative is designed to...

09:37
Motivational Speaker Ms. Jacqueline Griffin recently joined June 19 Museum, Inc as an advisor to prepare for the 2022 Juneteenth Celebration. Ms. Griffin will be a spotlight speaking at special Juneteenth banquets and become a Juneteenth Ambassador....

08:13
ChannelAdvisor Corporation , a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable brands and retailers to increase global sales, announced today that it has made a $3 million deposit at M&F Bank, a historic Durham-based community bank...

08:12
Degree Deodorant has introduced five additional college athlete partners to its #BreakingLimits Team, made up of athletes from a variety of college sports who inspire people to break limits every day.   Degree announced the formation of the...

08:00
Aunt Jackie's Curls & Coils, one of the fastest growing brands in the U.S. multi-cultural hair category, invites youth to celebrate their roots this back-to-school season with the Kids collection. A new school year brings a renewed sense of hope and...

05:00
Zing Health, a physician-led, tech-enabled Medicare Advantage plan focused on underserved communities, has named Vrajesh Shah as its new chief information officer. Shah will shape Zing Health's technology and data architectures to strengthen the...


30 august 2021

16:23
CÎROC and Sean Diddy Combs continue their culture-shifting #CIROCStands initiative in support of Black excellence and achievement with their newest campaign, #CIROCStands for Black Businesses. Starting in New York City, CÎROC will amplify the stories...

11:04
The law firm of Mincey Fitzpatrick Ross will file a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Wednesday morning against Chester Township, the Chester Township Police Department and Individual Police...

10:59
Randstad US today announced it has deepened its commitment to skilling programs and diversity and inclusion practices by joining the OneTen initiative, a coalition of companies that works to improve hiring, retention, upskilling and advancement of...

10:00
Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) today announced a partnership to support the Next Narrative Monologue Competitiontm, a new, national True Colors program for high school students that will feature the...

09:34
Attorney Zulu Ali was a recent guest on The Star Treatment, a prestigious video series hosted by renowned lawyer and television personality, Star Jones (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djxao4vtAAg).   Attorney Ali, a...

08:38
National Minority Quality Forum's Center for Sustainable Health Care and Equity (NMQF/SHC) -- through its partnership with the Centers for Disease Control to increase COVID-19 vaccine understanding and acceptance among African American and Hispanic...

08:14
Whether it's international crises, vaccine battles, devastating natural disasters, political infighting, economic woes, or the heart-wrenching realization that it's been 20 years since 9/11, recent headlines have been overwhelming. Despite all the...


28 august 2021

16:27
Due to documented reports of exponential spikes in new COVID-19 cases across Louisiana, including the spread of the highly infectious Delta Variant, the 2021 Bronner Bros. Int'l Beauty Show, scheduled to take place in New Orleans (NOLA) August 28-30,...


27 august 2021

13:58
Sistas In Sales (SIS), the leading global organization serving women of color across the sales sector will host its 4th Annual Summit on Thursday, September 16th and Friday, September 17th, 2021. The Summit's theme, "Your Power in Preparation," is a...

11:18
June 19 Museum, Inc. announces the appointment of Mr. Douglas Matthews to its Board of Advisors. Mr. Matthews' involvement with Galveston Juneteenth Celebration started on June 19, 1980, when he served as Galveston Assistant City Manager, celebrating...

08:39
Black Money Builder crowdfunding platform is for us and by us. It is a call-to-action to help lift up our community which is often marginalized, and do our part to change lives. Back-to-school season is here, and what better way to feel confident and...

08:37
The HIS LOVE IS AMAZING (HLIA) Movement, an initiative started by Apostle Mardia M. Scott, lead Pastor of Law of Life Ministries International, will host a community appreciation event on Saturday, August 28 at 7:00 p.m., featuring a special...


26 august 2021

11:00
Relatives of abolitionist and civil rights pioneer Harriet Tubman gathered today at Wilson Park to support a proposal to construct the Harriet Tubman Memorial Freedom Bridge in Syracuse ? an iconic structure that will reconnect Syracuse's urban core,...

09:08
Today, leading Black-owned independent content platform REVOLT, announced the second iteration of What's Good Africa, a weekly unscripted lifestyle series exploring all aspects of Hip Hop culture in Africa. Created by What's Good Networks and...

08:44
Ms. Robyn Stalson wins prestigious Social Change Award of Merit from the Global Indie FEST Film Awards www.theindiefest.com. The global film Award was given to Robyn for her exciting Africa based Spiritual Animation series, The Adventures of Zizwe. ...

08:44
Do you want to advance your professional career but need support accessing the right tools for corporate climb success? I Choose The Ladder, the nation's leading career consulting company that aims to bridge the gap between ambitious Black women who...

08:00
As the nation's children head back to school in the wake of the coronavirus, 1 in 6 kids are still living with hunger. In an effort to ensure every child in every community has access to the food they need to thrive, No Kid Hungry, a national...

00:30
Officials from Atlanta Public Schools (APS) and Ed Farm will announce a first-of-its-kind, two-part fellowship initiative that will prepare 100 district educators to develop, support, and provide real-world personalized and future-ready learning...


25 august 2021

16:13
Altruist Home Care Solutions is pleased to announce the acquisition of Promed Home Health. This acquisition, which will expand their service area into Tarrant County and Ft. Worth, allows Promed to be placed under the Altruist Home Care Solutions...

12:01
Farmers Insurance® and the Black College Golf Coaches Association (BCGCA) today announced Farmers® as the presenting sponsor of four BCGCA events occurring in 2021-2022, the latest in a series of actions Farmers has taken to help support and grow...

11:31
What: Fearless Venture Capital Week is Sponsored by Steve Madden and JP Morgan Chase & Company. It is an initiative offered both in-person and virtually via live stream featuring over 50 expert speakers, grant initiatives, giveaways, pitch...

10:33
In the Creator Economy, safety and security is paramount. When Content Creators choose to monetize on a platform, they entrust their livelihoods and sensitive data to that platform, and expect to have that trust rewarded. It is shameful that they are...

08:55
JFF, a national nonprofit driving transformation in the American workforce and education systems, today announced a $500,000 partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal to support research that will identify promising evidence, practices, and policies that...

08:41
3815 Media, Inc., founded by Rushion McDonald, an Emmy® and NAACP Image Award-winning TV/Film/Radio Producer and Host, is hosting a multi-city U.S. Air Force HBCU College Day Tour, with three days of events in September. Get ready for a kickoff...

08:33
GRW for Hair is the new inclusive plant-powered + purposeful hair care brand formulated for all hair types and textures. GRW is a proud partner of Black Progress Matters, the organization that enables the development of successful Black ownership....

08:15
Empathy, or the ability to sense and sometimes even feel other people's emotions, has always played an important role in Latoya Childs' life. As a teenager, for example, when her great-grandmother fell ill, watching her family come together to care...

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