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7 december 2020

08:37
Attorney Zulu Ali, founder and principal of the Law Offices of Zulu Ali & Associates, LLP (zulualilaw.com), the largest Black-owned law firm in California's Inland Empire, has been renamed Top 10 Criminal Defense and Immigration Lawyer in the state...


6 december 2020

20:54
Clark Atlanta University President, George T. French Jr., Ph.D. has been selected to participate in the second "CONNECT LIBERIA" Africa Webinar Series entitled "Winning in Education During COVID-19."...


4 december 2020

19:08
Film star and comedian Faizon Love today asked a California court to order three top current and former Universal executives to provide depositions about their roles in directing the studio's racist actions in marketing the 2009 film "Couples...

13:54
While multiple research studies show that Black and Hispanic patients are more likely to test positive for COVID-19, a team of investigators at NYU Langone Health has found that once hospitalized, Black patients (after controlling for other serious...

11:19
Four studies being presented during the 62nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition highlight the ways disparities and inequities affect the health threats faced by people in racial and ethnic minorities, as well as the...

10:00
Cheryl McCants recently accepted recognition for her 30+ years of professional excellence from Marquis Who's Who as well as new positions within the New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council). McCants is included in...

09:00
Howard University recently received a generous $1 million gift to the School of Social Work from the family of activist, philanthropist, and the first executive director of For Love of Children (FLOC), Fred Taylor, to create the Fred Taylor "Roll...

09:00
MIME, a leading personalization company for global beauty brands, is offering $100,000 in platform credits to beauty brands that are owned by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color ("BIPOC") founders. These BIPOC brands will be able to accelerate...

08:36
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives New Jersey Chapter (NOBLE NJ) is pleased to announce today the official kick-off December 5-18 of the 2020 NOBLE Annual Holiday Toy and Clothing Drive. "Due to COVID-19, many of our neighbors...

08:31
Today, black-owned Victor George Vodka "VG", announced a partnership with several major retailers including Hy Vee, Total Wine, Trader Joes and Binnys Beverage Depot, making VG Vodka the first black-owned, ultra-premium vodka to be distributed...

07:00
Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario 10:00 a.m. ET The Deputy Prime Minister will meet virtually with small business owner, Eleanor Beaton, to discuss the Fall Economic Statement and government support to address the disproportionate impact of...


3 december 2020

23:19
Byron Allen's Allen Media Group is proud to announce its recently-acquired MGM over-the-air broadcast television network Light TV will officially transition to TheGrio.TV television network on January 15, 2021 ? the start of the Martin Luther King,...

23:09
Direct Agents, an independent digital marketing agency with offices in New York and Los Angeles, has announced a new Polycultural offering to add to their list of capabilities. Existing agency capabilities include Enterprise SEO, Paid Media,...

14:50
Bounce, the first and only broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network serving African Americans, has announced the full roster of honorees for the 2020 Bounce Trumpet Awards which annually recognize the outstanding accomplishments of African...

13:01
As America continued its battle against the latest coronavirus surge, the impending shutdown of some of its busiest cities, deepening political unrest and the looming holiday season, Harris & Hayden Law (formerly Harris & Associates) continued to...

10:00
Scholars at Risk, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting academic freedom, celebrates its 20th anniversary with the announcement of its 2020 Courage to Think award and the release of its annual Free to Think report. Both debuted at the group's virtual...

09:30
The explosion of new television platforms across broadcast, streaming and cable has led to an increase in on-screen representation of diverse identity groups, according to Nielsen's latest Diverse Intelligence Series report: Being Seen on Screen:...

09:00
MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world's best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that acclaimed novelist Walter Mosley will teach a class on fiction and storytelling. Mosley, a recent recipient of the...

08:28
Serial entrepreneur and Real Estate investor Q. Nicole McNair, has made it her life's mission to take as many people up the ladder of success with her as possible. In order to help as many entrepreneurs as she can, Q. Nicole is launching the CBD...

08:10
Meda (Metropolitan Economic Development Association) has announced the 13 finalists for the third Meda Million Dollar Challenge. Nearly 200 minority entrepreneurs applied for the competition and the following 13 have been chosen as finalists to...


2 december 2020

13:10
Thirteen Lune is the first of its kind, e-commerce destination designed to inspire the discovery of beauty brands created by Black and Brown founders that resonate with people of all colors. The platform reframes how Black and Brown beauty brands are...

12:56
Amidst a global pandemic and a national reckoning with racism, mental health experts are expecting this year to have a devastating impact on communities of color. Disparities have been illuminated, and Black families are facing an increasing variety...

12:44
Comcast Corporation today announced the first round of Comcast RISE award recipients, which include over 700 businesses that will receive consulting, media and creative production services from Effectv, the advertising sales division of Comcast...

10:30
Direct Agents, an independent digital marketing agency with offices in New York and Los Angeles, has announced a new Polycultural offering to add to their list of capabilities. Existing agency capabilities include Enterprise SEO, Paid Media,...

10:05
Award-winning media representation advocate, author and marketer Fred T. Joseph's debut book, The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person, is now available from Candlewick Press. During a year which has sparked so much conversation around racial...

09:05
BABOR, a global leader in professional skincare, announced today that they will be funding four BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) esthetics scholarships administered by the non-profit Beauty Changes Lives for students interested in...

09:00
Curriculum Associates and North Carolina A&T State University have formed an interdisciplinary partnership to support diversity in the education and assessment research fields. Through a number of initiatives, the two organizations will engage in...

09:00
The Wendy's Company announced today a new community-based giving program to benefit 23 charitable organizations. This program supports the Company's announcement in June to donate at least $500,000 to support social justice, youth and education in...

09:00
SoLa Impact, a leading urban real estate fund, announced the launch of its $1 billion 'Black Impact Fund,' which will invest exclusively in Black and Brown communities in major urban markets. The fund will be comprised of a $500 million Opportunity...

08:54
At a time when the Black unemployment rate is high, largely due to the combined disproportionate impact of COVID-19 and a declining economy, Black Virtual Career Fair is hosting its GENERAL + TECH Winter Fair, Thursday, December 10, 9am-1pm PST....

08:00
Balch & Bingham, a corporate law firm with more than 200 lawyers across the Southeast and Texas, is proud to announce the launch of Balch Business Boost, a new program to support entrepreneurs of color and/or women-owned businesses by providing free...

06:00
Research suggests the Canadian philanthropic sector has failed to support the urgent and specific needs of Black communities in Canada, according to Unfunded: Black Communities Overlooked by Canadian Philanthropy, a new report released today. ...


1 december 2020

16:07
The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) announced the launch of an annual diversity and inclusion scorecard for academic cardiovascular (CV) training programs in the US. The results from this ranking initiative - ABC DIBS (Diversity, Inclusion...

15:48
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center) has been awarded $250,000 of in-kind marketing services through "Empowering Equality," a marketing program sponsored by Ideabar, a national marketing and media agency...

15:34
A study of 250 urban first-graders enrolled 32 years ago in a comprehensive 12-year academic support program has found that approximately 81 percent both made it through high school and went on to complete college degrees or some other form of...

11:24
Correlation One, a data analytics training and assessments technology company, today announced the first group of global companies who have pledged their support of the "Data Science for All (DS4A)/ Empowerment'' program, a virtual data analytics...

11:14
This World AIDS Day, Africa's most influential record label, Mavin Records, and (RED) are joining forces to fight two pandemics: AIDS and COVID-19. Launched today, the remix of the hit single "Jaiye" by Mavin Artist LADIPOE, featuring Aluna and Sigag...

11:00
Tropicana Community Services Organization (Tropicana) is encouraging Black-led not-for-profit organizations from all regions of Canada, outside of Quebec, to benefit from the Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiatives (SBCCI), capacity...

10:42
United is inviting MileagePlus members to give back on Giving Tuesday and throughout the holiday season by donating miles to nearly 40 non-profits through United Airline's crowdsourcing platform, Miles on a Mission. Non-profits like Thurgood Marshall...

09:58
Tumblr ? the social platform for Gen Z creators, curators and fans ? this Giving Tuesday launches LOUDR, a new program which pledges 10 percent of its top advertising unit to amplify the voices of advocacy-focused nonprofit organizations. With a...

09:00
The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) has announced a call for proposals for its 2020 Nest Fund, committing $300,000 for Black and Indigenous led organizations in support of empowering impacted groups and removing systemic barriers in...

09:00
Inspired by cinema, music video experiences and interactive gaming, CYCMODE is a boutique group fitness studio offering multiple fitness offerings under one roof ? indoor cycling, strength training, and yoga. Launching in January 2021, CYCMODE will...

08:01
Home to superior personal care products Bevel, is here to remind the world that Black men deserve self-care too. Introducing "Created for Kings", a new brand campaign commemorating the beauty, strength, and resilience of Black men. Written by Walker...

08:00
Today, Global Black Gay Men Connect (GBGMC) released "The Impact of COVID-19 on Black LGBTQI People", GBGMC's  inaugural report on the drastic impact COVID-19 is having on Black LGBTQI people globally.  Between April and May of this year, GBGMC, in...

06:35
Walker & Dunlop, Inc., in partnership with Project Destined and Greystar, a global leader in the investment, development, and management of high-quality rental housing properties, today announced a unique new paid internship program for students from...

06:00
Pine-Sol® announced today the launch of its first-ever online retail shop, the Pine-Store, a one-stop shop featuring must-have gifts and gear for brand superfans who were raised with a love of the deep clean using Pine-Sol. To honor the Black...


30 november 2020

13:12
On December 3rd, 7 pm (PST), Academy of Art University's School of Animation & Visual Effects hosts an exclusive live webinar with the Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Willmott and the lead actor/co-writer, producer, Trai Byers, to discuss the...

13:00
With the pandemic surging across the globe and food insecurity on the rise, Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation today announced an additional $3.8 million commitment to provide healthcare worker support and protection, mental health support,...

10:30
Jetdoc, a revolutionary digital healthcare platform that connects you with a licensed healthcare professional in minutes, today announced a strategic partnership with hip-hop superstar and entrepreneur William Leonard Roberts II, known professionally...

10:00
His Excellency Paul Kagame will join the African Diaspora Network (ADN) for a virtual celebration on Giving Tuesday December 1, as the Silicon Valley based nonprofit marks 10 years of service to African innovators and entrepreneurs furthering...

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