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17 september 2020

15:47
Brian Williams, recently appointed to the INROADS, Inc. National Board of Directors, is Vice President, P&G Sam's Club Team Leader in Fayetteville, AR, at Procter & Gamble (P&G). In this role, he leads the complete multifunctional Sam's Club team...

15:33
iOne Digital, an Urban One, Inc. company, is excited to announce the relaunch of HelloBeautiful as a premiere style and beauty destination for Black women....

14:57
In a highly offensive move, John Deere has set up its own coalition to represent black farmers, in an apparent effort to sidestep the boycott the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) launched this week, association president John Boyd declared,...

13:54
For the third consecutive year, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® has set the ambitious goal to raise $1 million in 24 hours for their national HBCU Impact Day on Monday, September 21, 2020. HBCU Impact Day is a part of the sorority's...

13:31
A new institute at Saint Louis University has been established to help eliminate disparities caused by systemic oppression and to promote healing. The Institute for Healing Justice and Equity (IHJE) will begin its groundbreaking work in St. Louis...

13:27
Women of Color Unite (WOCU) and Casting Society of America (CSA) have come together to create Reimagine Casting: A Non-White Paper. The partnership is a collaborative effort to address the exclusion of marginalized groups based on ethnicity, size,...

12:00
The Jack Webster Foundation is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Webster Awards.  The awards recognize excellence in journalism in B.C. and all B.C.-based journalists, reporting for news organizations on stories for B.C. audiences, are eligible...

10:43
Shock Doctor, the #1 Mouthguard in the World, has released three new football lip guard designs that feature "Black Lives Matter" ? 100% of profits from sales will be donated to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The UNCF has an illustrious...

10:18
Providence, one of the nation's largest health care systems, announced a new investment of $50 million over the next five years as part of an effort to reduce health disparities and achieve health equity....

10:15
Urban Skin Rx® is pleased to announce the appointments of Deisha Barnett and Melissa Butler to its Board of Directors. Ms. Barnett is the Chief Brand & Communications Officer and Head of Diversity & Inclusion at the Metro Atlanta Chamber. In prior...

10:06
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, an influential women's service organization, will examine the issues outlined in its "In Our Voices" study during a virtual townhall with esteemed panelists: Leslie Redmond, Minneapolis NAACP president; Melonie...

09:00
Revenue Collective, the leading membership organization focused on sales, marketing, and customer success leaders, is pleased to announce its partnership with SV Academy, the employer-driven online vocational school that provides access to...

08:37
The California Prince Hall Masonic Family Social Justice Committee will host a peaceful Black Lives Matter Vigil for the community on Saturday September 19, 2020 in Los Angeles.  The vigil will take place across the street from the Prince Hall...

06:00
Today, IBM  is announcing its first IBM Quantum education and research initiative for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), aimed at driving a diverse and inclusive quantum workforce. Led by Howard University and 12 additional HBCUs,...


16 september 2020

15:45
ADVANCE, Canada's Black Music Business Collective, and Music Canada and its members, Sony Music Entertainment Canada, Universal Music Canada and Warner Music Canada, are honoured to announce a new three year partnership. Black artists and music...

15:19
B.L.N.D., or Beauty, Lifestyle and Nurturing Diversity, announces the virtual version of its industry-shaking panel event to be held on Sept. 23, 2020, at 4 p.m. PDT/7 p.m. EDT. Registration is open via agencyguacamole.com/register.  The bi-coastal,...

13:15
Broward County Library's Virtual AARLCC, a virtual exhibition of 20 important acquisitions from the Special Collections of the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is now open for...

13:00
NACME will hold our biennial full-day event NACME SYMPOSIUM ? VIRTUAL, The Future of Engineering and Computer Science Education. Friday, September 25th, 2020. The symposium will reinforce NACME's strategic mission to lead impactful change in the...

12:00
1776 Unites' Bob Woodson and Ian Rowe announced the first installment of the 1776 Unites Curriculum in an effort to provide learning environments across  the country with exemplary lesson plans, reading guides, assessments, activities, and other...

11:35
Celebrating twenty years of its proven, life-changing program, the national nonprofit Year Up announced today that it will be bringing the Year Up community together to advance its mission and honor its students and graduates in a virtual event on...

10:35
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are known for helping students of color and opportunity youth access an affordable and quality higher education. Realizing that high SAT scores and GPAs aren't necessarily indicators of student...

07:07
Viola, a nationwide leader in the production and sale of premium quality cannabis products, founded by NBA veteran Al Harrington, today announced its partnership with Ball Family Farms, founded by Chris Ball, the first vertically integrated,...


15 september 2020

16:15
Nextep founder and CEO, Brian Fayak, recently addressed employees on the actions Nextep is taking to support the Black community.  "I believe that at Nextep we get a lot of things right as an employer and as a thought leader in our community. That...

15:15
The annual REVOLT Summit x AT&T is back and going entirely virtual and free of cost for a 3-day summit from October 23-25. Leading up to the flagship event, starting September 15, REVOLT and AT&T will premiere a digital content series ROAD TO SUMMIT...

14:16
Katten announced today that the firm achieved certification for Mansfield Rule 3.0 for meeting the benchmarks that women, attorneys of color, LGBTQ+ attorneys, and attorneys with disabilities account for at least 30 percent of the candidate pool...

14:05
Kimberly-Clark® and its North American Huggies® brand are asking consumers to join them during National Diaper Need Awareness Week, September 21 - 27, 2020, by taking action to help end diaper need in America.   Diaper...

13:39
On the 57th Anniversary of the 16th Street Church bombing in Birmingham, AL, that killed four young Black girls, a group of prominent Black women leaders and advocates today called for an investment of $1 billion over the next 10 years in Black girls...

12:38
Fish & Richardson is one of 100 U.S. firms to achieve Mansfield 3.0 Certification from Diversity Lab for its significant efforts to promote diversity at the firm. Fish has achieved Certified status every year since participating in the Mansfield...

11:10
John Deere , the National Black Growers Council (NBGC), and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced today they are establishing a coalition focused on the work needed to improve the livelihoods of Black farmers with a particular...

10:07
In a criminal complaint filed with the civil rights division of US Department of Justice, Lamar Burks, a Texas prisoner serving a 70 year sentence for murder, alleges an attempt on his life was made upon his arrival at the Harris County Jail for an...

10:00
LaSalle Investment Management ("LaSalle") is pleased to announce the establishment of the LaSalle Real Estate Scholarship for Black and Latino/a Minorities. The scholarship program establishes a five-year, $100,000 per year commitment to provide...

09:57
Angele Moss-Baker is the first Black Woman to become President of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) in its 44-year history....

09:30
Starting September 17, 2020, through the census' end, simply put, a nonprofit that creates media with marginalized communities, and early childhood educators, caregivers, and librarians across the U.S., will hold virtual pajama parties where families...

08:53
Creating a new non-profit organization was the farthest idea from Sidney C. Stuckey's mind, but it has become his passion following the death by suicide of his younger brother, Richard, in April of 2005. His grieving process sent him on a...

08:43
Chicago Designer Stevie Edwards announced today that he will be having a 'Vogue Magazine' reveal ad "Invite Only" fashion event. Vogue Magazine October 2020 issue will display a full page ad displaying Stevie's Designs. This event will be held on...

08:10
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Hosts 20th Annual Gala to Celebrate Racial Justice, Diversity and Inclusion The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the nation's preeminent civil rights organization, will host its 20th annual...

06:00
The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) is excited to bring its 11th Annual "Spirit of the Heart" Awards Gala and Fundraiser "to your home" on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 7:00 pm EST for the first time as a virtual event! The Association's...


14 september 2020

15:30
? Home prices in neighborhoods where Black people bought homes in 2019 were up 7% in July, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That's higher than the 6% price increase in neighborhoods...

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Allergy & Asthma Network, the leading nonprofit patient outreach, education, advocacy and research organization, is committed to leading efforts to end inequities in healthcare, especially for those adversely impacted by COVID-19, asthma and COPD....

10:00
A new study from Banfield Pet Hospital® reveals an estimated 75 million pets in the U.S. may not have access to the veterinary care they need by 2030, with an important factor being a critical shortage of veterinarians. Further, with nearly 90% of...

08:00
Howard University soared to No. 80 on the latest U.S. News & World Report 2021 rankings list of the best national universities as evaluated on 17 measures of academic quality, including first-year student retention, graduation rates, strength of the...

08:00
Today Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company , and Skinbetter Science® announced the launch of a new long-term, educational initiative ? DREAM: Driving Racial Equity in Aesthetic Medicinetm.  The DREAM Initiativetm is committed to furthering the...

07:30
McDonald's USA, through its Black & Positively Golden movement, is excited to announce the virtual return of its 14th annual Inspiration Celebration® Gospel Tour. Benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®), the four-part concert series,...


11 september 2020

18:42
Saybrook University is hosting a virtual luncheon focused on diversity this Sunday, September 13, 2020, at 12 p.m. PST. The luncheon...

10:00
After two years of taking a unique and deliberate approach to corporate diversity, The Advanced Leadership Initiative (TALI), in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, has begun recruitment for its Executive...

09:45
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07:00
Local sustainable collective This Is Your Brain On Plants will be debuting Drop 005 It's Time For Change activism t-shirts on Saturday, September 12, 2020. 100% of proceeds from the sale of this t-shirt design will be donated to charities that...

05:00
On September 16th and 17th in collaboration with the Council for Social Work Education and Salisbury University's School of Social Work, SWHELPER is hosting a two day virtual summit with keynote speakers Gwen Carr and Dr. Steve Perry. After the...


10 september 2020

22:15
ADCOLOR, the premier organization dedicated to celebrating and promoting professionals of color and diversity in the creative industries, today unveiled the winners of the 14th Annual ADCOLOR Awards. The first-ever virtual ceremony ? hosted by...

15:48
TriNetX, the global health research network that revolutionizes clinical research and enables discoveries through the generation of real-world evidence (RWE), found that younger (<50 years) and older adults with black or African American...

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