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17 august 2021

08:39
Groundbreaking voiceover artist and Black icon Cayman Kelly recently renewed his contract with ESPN Radio, celebrating his one-year anniversary just in time for National Radio Day. Known for his signature-smooth, room-grabbing sound, Cayman first...

08:38
The HBCU Pigskin Showdown announces that the game will be held at David J. Robinson Memorial Stadium on the campus of Marion Military Institute (MMI) in Marion, Alabama. The game is a postseason all-star contest that will showcase some of the best...

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Ezell's Famous Chicken Co-Founders Lewis and Darnell Rudd, along with sister Faye Stephens, in partnership with DoorDash, are excited to introduce the Rudd's R.U.B.B. (Raising Up Black Businesses) Initiative, a precedent-setting initiative designed...

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Businesses in Cook County and Black and Latino suburban property owners are bearing the brunt of 2020's property tax increases, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis of nearly 1.8 million bills by Treasurer Maria Pappas' office. The county will...

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National Nonprofit Day is the day chosen to recognize the work and impact of nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit organizations provide essential services that might not otherwise be available through governmental programs.  Additionally, American...


16 august 2021

19:07
Citizens Trust Bank commemorates the company's 100th anniversary. Founded in 1921, Citizens Trust Bank is a community bank steeped in...

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The Black Women's Health Imperative (BWHI) is excited to unveil a new partnership with the Women's National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA), and the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) that seeks to expand COVID-19 vaccine equity...

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Court TV, the popular multiplatform network devoted to live, gavel-to-gavel coverage, in-depth legal reporting, and expert analysis of the nation's most important and compelling trials, will be airing two major cases in the months ahead among others:...

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PodcastOne, a leading podcast platform and a subsidiary of LiveXLive Media , announced today that it secured the exclusive sales and distribution rights for B-Real's Dr. Greenthumb podcast and the sales rights to the show in its vodcast form. Created...

06:20
Heirs Of Afrika 4th Annual International Women Of Power Awards was a star-studded event held on August 8th, where illustrious black women of power and inspiration came from around the world to attend. Mills, a Hollywood powerbroker and Executive...


13 august 2021

20:44
Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs make important contributions to the Canadian economy, yet they continue to face systemic racism and obstacles in starting and growing their businesses. This has been further exacerbated by the COVID-19...

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The Federation of African Canadian Economics (FACE) welcomes the launch of the Black Entrepreneurship Program's National Ecosystem Fund, as announced by the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade. The...

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Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs make important contributions to the Canadian economy, yet they continue to face systemic racism and obstacles in starting and growing their...

10:02
Many Canadians struggle with mental health issues, but certain groups of Canadians face unique challenges when it comes to mental health because of racism, discrimination, socio-economic status or social exclusion. As Canadians continue to support...

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The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, and Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, to the President of the Treasury Board and to the Minister of Digital Government and Chair...

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The Honourable Mona Fortier, Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier, Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, to the President of the Treasury Board and to...


12 august 2021

18:04
The Honourable Mona Fortier, Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier, Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, to the President of the Treasury Board and to...

18:00
Many Canadians struggle with mental health issues, but certain groups of Canadians face unique challenges when it comes to mental health because of racism, discrimination, socio-economic status or social exclusion. As Canadians continue to support...

16:32
Method Man is a multi-talented personality, having transitioned his multi-platinum, award-winning success in the music industry into the film industry, with an award-winning career in acting and producing; as an NAACP Award-winning actor in Power:...

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The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, and Greg Fergus, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, to the President of the Treasury Board and to the Minister of Digital Government and Chair...

10:10
Luster's Pink, the leading manufacturer of premium personal care products providing daily maintenance and styling solutions for all hair types and textures since 1967, has expanded its product range with the launch of the Moisture Maintenance...

09:00
To celebrate the rich history behind Black-owned restaurants, Pepsi is partnering with Marcus Samuelsson for a new mini-episodic docuseries called "You Have to Taste This." Highlighting the diverse diaspora of Black cuisine in America, from Caribbean...

08:44
Kikifers K-12 Academy is a new program in Illinois designed to prepare students for success. Created by two entrepreneurs who desired to help more people have access to quality education and opportunity. The school offers comprehensive curricula that...

08:00
The YMCA of Greater Toronto is excited to announce the launch of a new mentorship program, with the support of The Peter Gilgan Foundation, CIBC and Rogers Communications, dedicated to the advancement of Black youth in the GTA. The YMCA's Black...

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On International Youth Day, two of Canada's largest youth-serving organizations, YMCA Canada and YWCA Canada are launching a youth-focused recovery plan to address the dire circumstances young people are facing in the wake of the COVID-19...

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Pittsburgh based consulting company, CASTUS, announces inaugural cohort of the Fellowship for Minority Business Owners.  "I speak for the entire team when I say, we are thrilled with the level of talent among this year's Fellowship applicants," says...


11 august 2021

15:42
In Canada, diversity is our strength. That is why the Government of Canada committed to taking action to address systemic discrimination affecting Black Canadians. Today, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen,...

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"The 5 C's of Business Success", Black Business Month virtual event, hosted by Black Women Empowering Finances is being held Saturday August 14, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST) on Zoom. "The 5 C's of Business Success" will focus on the topics...

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The summer of accolades continues for NIMBUS, a strategic multicultural marketing firm headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. Last week, they were named the Southeast's Silver winner of the 2021 Small Agency of The Year Awards presented by Ad Age?an...

09:30
What an honor it is to see African American Expressions continue to flourish and serve the black community with its culturally authentic, eye-catching designs. Offering over 800 products to customers all over the world that are guaranteed to...

09:17
Cxmmunity, a nonprofit whose mission is to increase diversity in the esports and video game industries, and Twitch unveiled their plans for the second season of its HBCU Esports League. The league aims to help students gain access to educational and...

09:10
Spelman College, the leading historically Black liberal arts institution for women of African descent, is expanding its stellar academic model to launch eSpelman. The new enterprise will deliver online education and certificates to support the...

09:00
Guild Education, the nation's leading education and upskilling platform, today announced a new partnership with Spelman College, a historically Black college widely recognized as the global leader in the education of women of African descent. This...

08:56
Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and UNCF (United Negro College Fund), have announced the creation of the UNCF-Getty Images Scholarship for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)....

08:30
Today, the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) is launching guidance aimed at equipping the regional business community to take action to improve educational outcomes and invest in metro Atlanta's Black workforce. The two playbooks ? Education and Workforce...

08:22
Entrepreneur and Prairie View A&M alumni Branden Thompson awarded $50,000 in scholarships to five deserving students pursuing STEM education, using Scholly, the #1 app for winning scholarships and crushing student debt. The recipients are from North...

08:00
The Home Depot Foundation and The C.T. and Octavia Vivian Museum and Archives, Inc. (CTOVMA) are partnering to introduce a new, 16-week collegiate curriculum based on the life and teachings of distinguished civil rights leader, Dr. C.T. Vivian....

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Black CannaBusiness Magazine, the premier publisher of B2B content for African Ameicans doing business in the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce the second annual Black CannaConference & Expo ("Black CannaCon"), the only B2B conference for...


10 august 2021

12:34
In light of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) newly adopted regulations for diverse board member candidates, Corporate Counsel Women of Color (CCWC), in conjunction with the KPMG Board Leadership Center, will offer its first-ever...

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Darrell Kelley had an awesome album release party on August 7, 2021. This was an unforgettable release party -- something that you will never forget or imagine in a lifetime.   The release party was private and that was...

09:38
Dr. Brian Williams, a Clinical Professor and Director of the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence at Georgia State University, warned on the Let's Talk STEM with Dr. Calvin Mackie podcast that some students aren't being adequately...

09:00
Vitality Institute, the creator of the bestselling VI Peel, is leading an effort to increase awareness and education on how to treat skin of color and the importance of bringing this dialogue to the forefront of the industry. The initiative, called...

08:11
A mission starting off as a coping mechanism has turned into a rising empire with people from all over the nation celebrating their happy heartbreaks. Happy HeartBreaks Inc. (HH Inc.) is an ascending 501(3)(c) non-profit organization located in the...

07:15
As part of its ongoing commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, Northwestern Mutual announced today a new $100-million impact investing fund to deliver on the company's commitment to addressing inequality and the racial wealth gap in...


9 august 2021

17:47
Byron Allen's Allen Media Group feature film division, Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures (ESMP), is proud to announce its acquisition of global media rights to the award-winning and critically-acclaimed novel GHOST BOYS. Written by author Jewell...

12:00
Christopher Williams was fully immersed in his job as a pastry chef and instructor for Whole Foods when an email about Kellogg Company's new Chef in Residency Fellowship popped into his inbox....

11:02
The BronzeLens Film Festival, which celebrates content from people of color from around the world, today unveiled its 2021 nominated film selections. Winners will be announced during the annual BronzeLens Awards Show on Sunday, August 22....

11:00
Black Enterprise, the No. 1 multimedia resource for African American entrepreneurs and business leaders, will present the latest installment of the BLACK ENTERPRISE Economic Equity & Racial Justice Town Hall Series: "Voter Suppression ? How Black...

09:00
Alterity Resolution Services, LLC (Alterity ADR), a new Atlanta-based dispute resolution firm, officially announces its launch with a diverse and expert panel of mediators and arbitrators accepting engagements nationwide and internationally. To date,...

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Courtsmith Inc, the Bay Area's only Black-owned sports apparel company, releases a controversial bulletproof backpack product as part of Hydra, their new fall/winter clothing line launched this week. Backpacks have become a functional and stylish...

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