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4 august 2021

10:04
Palmer's® Cocoa Butter Formula®, America's #1 Cocoa Butter brand, has announced the Palmer's Stylist Scholarship and Gabrielle Corney Mentorship Program. Two Black recipients will be awarded full tuition to the Brittany Beauty Academy in New York,...

10:03
After the murder of George Floyd in the summer of 2020, people across the country, including college students, engaged in massive and sustained protests. Many institutions of higher education released public statements expressing support and...

09:20
The BlackNorth Initiative and Therme Group are proud to announce a partnership that will enable Therme to ensure diversity and inclusion are at the centre of all projects in Canada as they fulfill their vision at Ontario Place of creating an...

09:00
The Howard University School of Social Work today announced that it will offer its nationally recognized Master of Social Work (MSW) degree online in partnership with 2U, Inc. , a global leader in education technology. One of the nation's top 25...

08:20
Meda (Metropolitan Economic Development Association) has announced the twelve finalists for the fourth Meda Million Dollar Challenge. Nearly 200 BIPOC entrepreneurs applied for the competition and the following twelve have been chosen as finalists to...

07:53
Urban Magic ? Vibrant Black and Brown Communities Are Possible, offers a powerful argument for confronting the storied, systemic, longstanding obstacles to economic growth and development of Black and Brown neighborhoods in Los Angeles, and anywhere...

06:00
The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will announce how the Government of Canada is supporting Black-led organisations. He will be accompanied by Marci Ien, Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre. A...


3 august 2021

20:02
Tabor 100, one of the state's largest minority business advocacy organizations, has a rich and storied history of supporting black businesses. Under the leadership of Ollie Garrett, President and CEO, Tabor has donated more than $460,000 in grants to...

16:47
For Dallas-Fort-Worth-based design and construction firm KAI, the new South Dallas Government Center (SDGC) project provided an opportunity to highlight South Dallas' rich history and culture, plus shed light on restorative justice through its design...

16:41
INROADS reaches a historic milestone within its organization with the election of Yvette Smith as its new board chair, the first Black woman to serve at the highest levels at INROADS.   ...

15:25
The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, will announce how the Government of Canada is supporting Black-led organisations. He will be accompanied by Marci Ien, Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre. A...

14:56
SANS Institute, the largest provider of cybersecurity training and certification in the world, is pleased to announce our second SANS+HBCU Cyber Academy in conjunction with Norfolk State University (NSU) in Norfolk, Va. As the largest Historically...

13:23
Crowdpac and the Elect Black Women PAC announced today that all candidates endorsed by the Elect Black Women PAC will be featured on Crowdpac and will be able to utilize Crowdpac's suite of campaign-friendly tools and services. Crowdpac will also...

11:43
As we enter a new month, the Black Future Co-Op Fund is taking the opportunity to celebrate the legacy of Black giving, while inspiring increased investment in Black Communities during Black Philanthropy Month.  The KD Hall foundation joins in this...

10:30
Blacks In Technology (BIT) will be hosting BITCON 2021, a virtual conference, from October 13-15. BITCON will feature a variety of technology disciplines from cryptocurrency to cybersecurity, targeting IT practitioners, technology leaders, startup...

09:22
Wakati Hair - an emerging haircare brand catering to African American hair textures - will unveil its social-facing Crowned Series campaign on August 4, 2021. The Crowned Series -  hosted by media maven, Kéla Walker, and featuring a dynamic panel...

09:15
Sustainability is a top priority for Air Canada Climate Action Plan, committing to net-zero emissions by 2050 Ongoing support to communities and children in need from coast to coast "I feel proud to have supported our country and fellow Canadians...

08:05
In the design industry, Black creatives only make up three percent of its workforce, and they often feel shut out or unseen. Chicago-based Project Osmosis' mission is to not only shift the narrative, but the numbers. Through its design education...

08:01
Celebrating 75 years of excellence in Black beauty, the Bronner Bros. International Beauty Showtm (BB) returns to New Orleans by popular demand with an unprecedented lineup of education, competitions, entertainment and networking opportunities. From...

08:00
Affinity Empowering, Inc., a leading provider of the most sophisticated and secure occupational, behavioral, and direct-to-consumer health services, today announced that Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) are now eligible to sign up...

08:00
The Rainbow PUSH Coalition (RPC), headed by founder and president Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., is a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international membership organization fighting for social change. RPC today announces upcoming sessions in this...

08:00
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated today announced a groundbreaking partnership with Operation HOPE's national One Million Black Business Initiative (1MBB). Phi Beta Sigma's commitment includes supporting in the creation of 1000 Black...

07:05
Announced today, the 35th annual Miss Black USA Pageant, will be broadcast live on FOX SOUL August 8th, 2021. FOX SOUL is a free streaming platform serving unapologetically black, consumable by all entertainment. Karen Arrington is the Founder and...


2 august 2021

16:42
Liberty Hill Foundation (Liberty Hill), and the California Community Foundation (CCF) released an annual report today on their innovative youth development initiative, Ready to Rise: Expanding Opportunities for All L.A. County Youth (R2R). The report...

15:56
Village Family has received $3,000 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local residents. Village Family will use the gift to provide food and other essentials to those in need. "I am so glad Food Lion Feeds...

12:30
The ABLE National Resource Center (ABLE NRC) announced today the launch of its #ABLEtoSave 2021 campaign. #ABLEtoSave is a month-long grassroots education and informational campaign about Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts. The goal...

11:06
Urban One, Inc. will be holding a conference call for investors, analysts and other interested parties to discuss its results for the second fiscal quarter of 2021....

10:00
Stitcher, the Triton-ranked #1 podcast company and SiriusXM subsidiary, today announced the signing of Eric Eddings and Brittany Luse for the relaunch of their beloved Black culture show For Colored Nerds, which is expected to premiere later this...

09:03
Black Women Talk Tech to host their annual conference, Roadmap to Billions, during Black Business Month on August 12 and 13. This year, August 3rd marks the Roadmap to Billions' Black Business Day, Black Women Talk Tech's celebration of Black...

08:44
FreshDirect, the Northeast's leading pure play online fresh food grocer, proudly congratulates Larry Scott Blackmon, Vice President of Public Affairs, for receiving the prestigious "Outstanding Alumni Brother of the Year Award" from Alpha Phi Alpha...

08:34
As employers rebound from last year's devastating job losses due to the pandemic, Black Virtual Career Fair hosts its GENERAL + TECH + SALES  + MARKETING Summer Career Fair, Thursday, August 12, 9am-1pm PST. Now in its third successful year, BVCF's...

07:30
According to a research report "C4ISR Market by Solution (Hardware, Application Software & Services), Platform (Airborne, Land, Naval, Space), Application, End User (Defence & Space, Homeland Security, Commercial), Installation, and Region - Forecast...


1 august 2021

11:00
In March 2021, the House of Commons voted unanimously to designate August 1 of every year as Emancipation Day, a day that many Black Canadian communities have already been commemorating for decades. On this day in 1834, the Slavery Abolition Act,...

09:00
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Emancipation Day: "On this day in 1834, the British Parliament's Slavery Abolition Act, 1833, came into effect and laid the pathway to freeing enslaved people of African...


30 july 2021

18:39
The smoke has cleared as Classical Tahoe opens its 10th Anniversary Festival on Friday, July 30th which includes three weeks of outdoor orchestra and chamber music concerts, seven live-stream concerts and a broadcast series in collaboration with PBS...

13:00
Eighty Six Brand consistently delivers potent and pure Delta-8 THC-infused products to help you achieve an elevated state of mind nationwide....

12:31
CLLCTIVLY has announced that they will hold their 3rd Annual Day of Giving for Greater Baltimore Black-led organizations. CLLCTIVLY launched in 2019 and has invested over $300,000 into Black-led social change organizations!...

10:30
Therme Group, a global wellbeing organization, is pleased to announce that it is working with the Government of Ontario and City of Toronto to contribute to the revitalization of Ontario Place. Therme Canada | Ontario Place will continue Ontario...

08:34
Dr. Tameeka Law Walker has been named Board Chair of the Atlanta-based Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) effective July 1, 2021. The Partnership Against Domestic Violence works to end the crime of intimate partner violence and empower its...


29 july 2021

15:11
Back to School takes on special meaning in this post-pandemic world where most kids spent the last year in isolation and homeschooling. Parents are going the extra mile to provide a smooth transition and one unique boutique has just the thing to make...

15:00
A significant hurdle in developing therapeutics and care models for Alzheimer's disease that work for people of all ethnic and racial backgrounds is the recruitment and retention of traditionally underrepresented groups in clinical trials. At the...

13:51
In the United States, more than 40 percent of Black men and women are living with high blood pressure?the highest rate in the country. As part of a $20 million award from the America Heart Association, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has been named...

12:55
Tonight, Just The News hosts a primetime TV special, "The War Against Black America," which probes the impacts of crime, economic policies, immigration, and more on Black Americans. Led by award-winning investigative journalist John Solomon, this...

11:28
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) and YWCA Canada have their #BlockHate campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the pitfalls of ignoring hate speech and racism perpetrated online. The launch of the latest video, coincides with a...

10:35
Meijer announced today that it will host a supplier diversity product presentation event in September, giving Michigan businesses owned by Black, Indigenous and people of color the opportunity to showcase their offerings for interested Meijer...

09:13
UNINTERRUPTED Canada in partnership with DreamCrew's subsidiary, DreamCrew Entertainment, The SpringHill Company and Bell Media today announced the production of a full-length...

09:00
Today, the Equality Can't Wait Challenge announced four projects that will be awarded a total of $40 million to support their bold ideas to expand women's power and influence in the United States by 2030. The Challenge, which launched in 2020, is the...

09:00
Viola, the leading and only Black-owned multinational cannabis operator rooted in building equity within the space, today officially announces its partnership with NBA Legend Allen Iverson. The icon and people's champ enters into a multi-year...

07:07
New York and Florida attorney Scott Grauman, principal at Grauman Law PC, represents Jamkirea Williams in a lawsuit filed against Caribe Royale Orlando and Sierra Land Group Inc. for unlawful discrimination against an African American family. A...


28 july 2021

18:51
For nearly 50 years, the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) has been dedicated to its mission of eliminating cardiovascular disease health disparities in historically marginalized communities and pursuing health equity for all....

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