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13 august 2020

10:00
Relativity, a global legal and compliance technology company, today announced that Andrea Zopp, President and CEO of World Business Chicago, has joined the company's board of directors....

08:36
DCP Entertainment, a media production and distribution company curating pivotal conversations and a platform for underrepresented voices, including people of color, women, the LGBTQ+ community, and other overlooked communities, today announced the...

08:04
Today, on Black Women's Equal Pay Day, LeanIn.Org released a new report, The State of Black Women in Corporate America, that shows Black women are having a markedly worse experience at work than white women and other women of color. The report offers...

07:57
Phalen Leadership Academies Founder & CEO Earl Martin Phalen will join the virtual InnoPower Beyond 2020 Minority Business Conference panel as the largest African-American led school turnaround network in the country. The panel titled The New Face of...


12 august 2020

18:30
Natalie Carter, a senior associate in the London office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been selected as a finalist for the 2020 Black British Business Awards. She is nominated as a Professional Services Rising Star. BBBAwards honours...

16:59
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. , the world leader in serving science, has committed to supporting the efforts of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the U.S. to make COVID-19 testing available to all returning students, faculty and...

14:09
Katten announced today that Gil Soffer, managing partner of the firm's Chicago office and co-chair of its national Litigation practice, will serve on the Racial Justice Diversity Committee for the Northern District of Illinois....

13:57
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced the launch of the company's Restaurant Recovery Program, which aims to assist Black-owned restaurants in both Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire that have been affected by the COVID-19...

11:34
In celebration of National Tattoo Removal Day on August 14, 2020, Removery ? the largest specialized provider of tattoo removal, change, and fade services in the world ? will launch INK-nitiative. This program provides safe, effective, and free...

11:00
The Lab-Pilot Facility & Taproom has released its 'Black is Beautiful' Black IPA with 100% of proceeds benefiting Metropolitan Economic Development Association (Meda), a Minnesota nonprofit that provides business consulting, access to capital, and...

10:30
COVID-19 is uniquely impacting Blacks in communications due to organizational shifts brought on by the virus combined with the heightened social justice climate. Today, Media Frenzy Global, in partnership with the National Black Public Relations...

10:00
The Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Fund, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee, has gifted Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center with $1.66 million to permanently endow the Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholars...

08:38
The purpose of The Enlightened Worldview Project is to promote peace in society through teaching effective communication techniques, even between people who hold outrageously opposing viewpoints. Currently, there's too much unnecessary conflict and...


11 august 2020

13:33
Court TV, the only multi-platform network devoted to live, gavel-to-gavel coverage, in-depth legal reporting and expert analysis of the nation's most important and compelling trials, today at the 2020 summer press tour unveiled the cases and trials...

13:30
Bounce, the first and only broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network serving African Americans, today unveiled its 2020-21 original programming slate during the 2020 summer press tour....

13:26
Asheville resident Aisha Adams partnered with Lenoir-Rhyne University to develop The Lenoir-Rhyne Equity and Diversity Institute (LREDI). The 30-hour program was developed over a year ago to prevent elevated racism in workplaces and communities.  Due...

13:20
Award-winning multicultural and multisegmented firm, The 360 Agency, has announced their coveted nomination, The Most Valuable Partnership (MVP) by ADCOLOR, the premier organization dedicated to celebrating and promoting professionals of color and...

12:28
LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, released its study highlighting the financial disparities between Black and White Americans. The analysis finds that there is large economic inequality across income, wealth, savings, and...

12:27
Black people are unmatched. Black entrepreneurs? A whole different league. Black-owned business directory Official Black Wall Street celebrates these trailblazing entrepreneurs. The inaugural OBWS Entrepreneur of The Year Awards, presented by...

09:22
CellDration Water, one of only a handful of Black owned premium water brands in the world, has partnered with Cincinnati based Kroger Inc, Wakefern (NJ) and DPI Specialty Foods (CA) for distribution in over 1100 stores nationwide, represented by six...

09:00
Tufts Health Plan Foundation today announced it has committed $1 million to support investments on issues facing diverse communities. The funds will go to the New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund, the Latino Legacy Fund and the...

08:58
Building upon the momentum and public engagement generated by 20 Seconds or More and 20 Segundos o Más, the high-impact music video PSAs that have become global anthems and rallying cries around the importance of handwashing in the fight against...

08:51
August is now Global Black Mental Health Awareness Month (GBMHAM) declares Black Therapy Central and other Black organizations to recognize that Black people, regardless of location, face similar mental health issues and self-hatred problems caused...

08:38
Every year, the American Institute of Trial Lawyers chooses a handful of the nation's leading attorneys to receive their "Litigator of the Year" award. Attorney Zulu Ali received this award for 2020. The American Institute of Trial Lawyers is a...

07:45
"A Black Empowerment Manifesto" (BEM) is the brainchild of Errol Gibbs. His inspiration to write the "manifesto" came after 50 years (1970 ? 2020), observing the challenges that Blacks face in the North American Diaspora and worldwide. More...

07:02
CEOs from 27 of the largest employers in the New York area are launching the New York Jobs CEO Council. The new CEO-led, results-oriented coalition will collaborate with educational institutions, community organizations and nonprofits to hire skilled...

06:00
Black and Queer-owned digital media company, Q26, has released the Summer Film Issue of its triannual magazine, QTYPE, on August 11, 2020. Funds raised from the magazine issue will go back into the LGBTQ community, supporting creatives with a focus...


10 august 2020

19:52
Nick Cannon, in his first appearance on a Jewish program, AJC Advocacy Anywhere, said today he would be "the sacrificial lamb as a member of the entertainment community" to bring America's Black and Jewish communities closer together. More than...

17:14
Today, tech lifestyle expert, television contributor and speaker, Stephanie Humphrey, aka Techlife Steph, released her first book, Don't Let Your Digital Footprint Kick You In The Butt!. The new book underscores the importance of having a positive...

12:00
Golf Digest has been announced as the Title Sponsor for the first-ever African American Golf EXPO and Forum in partnership with organizer Jim Beatty Golf Ventures LLC. Through this collaboration, organizers plan to attract golf industry leaders,...

11:00
The National Association of Black Compliance & Risk Management Professionals, Inc. (NABCRMP), a member-based non-profit association for black professionals in compliance and risk management, has announced its official launch on August 10, 2020....


8 august 2020

12:00
Two new interactive town hall discussions are planned as part of the "Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom" initiative's town hall series on anti-racism to explore both old and new approaches to organizing for racial justice in church and...


7 august 2020

19:50
The Illinois State Board of Elections today reviewed five activists' objections to the official petition signatures submitted by Kanye West to be a candidate for President.  The findings of the board show West with only 1200 valid signatures, far...

09:29
Faith for Black Lives Chair Rev. Stephen A. Green, Until Freedom Co-Founders, Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour, Mysonne Linen, Angelo Pinto, Esq., Members of the Louisville 87, Activists and Influencers, are taking indefinite residency in Louisville,...


6 august 2020

19:49
Presented by March For Our Lives & Sankofa.org, INTO ACTION is a celebration of community power and cultural resistance that spans August 2020 and brings together hundreds of our nation's most prolific and talented visual artists, young activists,...

15:00
Eagle Hill Consulting is launching a new webinar series on diversity & inclusion in the workplace. This is three-part webinar series will explore how to create a culture that normalizes uncomfortable conversations about race and bias. The first...

13:56
Grooming company Harry's/Flamingo has recognized the AAKOMA Project's work as part of a $500,000 donation to nonprofits changing the conversation about mental health....

11:16
While progress is being made for some groups, Black leaders are mostly absent from Canadian boards of directors, according to a new report by Ryerson University's Diversity Institute which was released today and discussed during an Ontario Chamber of...

11:03
On the 100th anniversary of Charlie Parker's birth ? August 29, 2020 ? it is impossible to imagine the evolution of jazz and modern music in general without the indelible influence of one of the most important Black American figures in history....

09:00
Texas-based, black-owned business, "Simply Soap & Water", is helping families, businesses and individuals around the country increase their hand washing capabilities while protecting themselves from dirt, bacteria, and transmittable viruses. After...

09:00
United Way of Greater Atlanta announced today that Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, and long-time supporter of the organization, donated $250,000 to the United for Racial Equity and...

08:56
Evolution Academy Charter School System has announced open enrollment for its online program. In a historic move, the district has now been approved to enroll students for the online program from all over the state of Texas. Evolution Academy...

08:47
What started as a simple live streamed fundraising event for a local church in Los Angeles, California, has now blossomed into a global broadcast soon to be aired internationally, Saturday, August 22, 2020. The Gospel Renaissance Livestream has...

08:08
Chipotle Mexican Grill today announced its new real change feature on the Chipotle app and Chipotle.com will spotlight the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), an American non-profit organization that supports and represents students attending its...

07:00
Signify Health, a leading provider of technology-enabled healthcare solutions designed to keep people healthy and happy at home, today announced that it has appointed to its Board of Directors Vivian Riefberg, former Leader of McKinsey & Company's...

07:00
Today, Higher Heights Leadership Fund and the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) at Rutgers University released an analysis of CAWP data on the 2020 election. That data shows that a record number of Black women are running for...

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Cynopsis, together with Entertainment Studios' Byron Allen and TheGrio's Natasha Alford, are presenting a conversation on how to create a better marketplace for all players in the media space, in order to grow a larger, healthier business community....


5 august 2020

13:55
The U.S. Senate accepted the bipartisan introduction by Senators Sherrod Brown (D) of Ohio, Doug Jones (D) of Alabama, and Cory Gardner (R) of Colorado of the American Dream Down Payment Savings Act of 2020 (S-4414).  According to the Urban Institute...

11:37
The following impact statement is from Kayla Mason, Los Angeles Site Director and Brandon Nicholson, Executive Director: Twenty years ago, five Black male technologists discovered their genius in high school as Ron Brown Scholars. After college, they...

11:00
The Alliance of Channel Women, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of female channel leaders in technology, announced today that it has invited diversity expert Risha Grant to deliver a virtual keynote, addressing the...

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