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17 november 2022

21:41
In the news release, ShopBIPOC launches free online marketplace featuring BIPOC small business owners, issued 17-Nov-2022 by Energize Colorado over PR Newswire, the subheading should read "Launched by a collaborative effort of twelve community...

17:03
The D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship gave Winsome Earle-Sears, Virginia Lieutenant Governor, its highest honor, the Distinguished Christian Statesman Award, at a November 16 award dinner on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C....

16:45
ShopBIPOC has launched a new online marketplace featuring BIPOC-owned small businesses in Colorado. (BIPOC is an acronym for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color). The creation of ShopBIPOC was a response to calls from individuals, businesses, and...

15:00
The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., K.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Anthony Housefather, Member of Parliament for Mount Royal, Quebec, will make a funding announcement regarding legal support to pregnant racialized women...

13:34
Access to justice is a fundamental Canadian value and an integral part of a fair and just society based on the rule of law. The Government of Canada is committed to providing fair and equal access to justice for Black and racialized communities...

12:30
Multicultural haircare brand, Creme of Nature, today announced its support for No Kid Hungry to bring hope, cheer and healthy meals to kids this holiday season. Creme of Nature joins over 30 national brands that are supporting the No Kid Hungry...

11:37
Bounce, the popular broadcast and multi-platform entertainment network serving African Americans, today announced a partnership with MGM to produce a new original series, "Act Your Age."...

10:15
Hughey Newsome has been named chief financial officer for the Piston Group, reporting to Piston Group Founder and Chairman Vinnie Johnson, and Chief Executive Officer Gordon Fournier. Newsome's role is effective December 5, 2022....

10:00
Ally Financial Inc. and The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) today announced the 2022 cohort of Ally Legal and Public Policy Scholars. Ally launched the scholarship and mentoring program with CBCF in 2021 to support Black students...

09:57
Streamline Media Group (Streamline), a video game and metaverse development company today, welcomed Sheloman Byrd as their new Chief Operations Officer.  Byrd recently left Warner Bros. Discovery after three years, where he led external development...

09:00
The LEAP Coalition announced a new partnership with the Center for Heirs' Property Preservation (CHPP), further strengthening its commitment to eliminate heirs' property barriers and advance the lives and livelihoods of Black farmers. The LEAP...

09:00
Bay Area non-profit organization The Hidden Genius Project has acquired a 21,000+ sq. ft. commercial building in Oakland, CA, deepening their commitment as a community anchor for the last 10 years, and laying the foundation to support their continued...

08:43
The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA) is proud to announce its Fall 2022 and Miami Art Week programming: Didier William: Nou Kite Tout Sa Dèyè, Leah Gordon Kanaval, and Chire "VantaBlack" Regans: To What Lengths. The exhibitions will be...

08:36
The Institute for Responsible Citizenship today celebrates the acceptance of John (JT Mullins) and Jonathan Oates as 2023 Rhodes Scholars. They were among the 32 American students selected from a pool of 840 applicants to pursue graduate degrees at...

00:00
Campbell & Company, an employee-owned national consulting firm for mission-driven organizations, formally announces that it has selected The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) as our 2022 Equity Partner. Campbell & Company's Equity Partners...


16 november 2022

18:50
Demetrius G. McDaniel, regional operating shareholder of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP's Texas offices, Shareholder Christina M. Carroll, Vernon L. Lewis, Dwayne L. Mason and Dale Wainwright, Of Counsel Martye Kendrick, and Associates Ira R....

15:16
NORC at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce that Tenia Davis, PhD, has joined the organization as its first-ever senior vice president (SVP) and chief human resources officer (CHRO). An accomplished HR leader, Davis brings more than two...

14:10
Though nearly 1 in 3 US adults now claim 'no religion', the nonreligious are subject to deeply-rooted distrust and stigma at the social, professional and personal level. Because religion plays a prominent role in African American and...

09:00
Pronghorn is proud to announce their investment in three Black owned spirits companies - Tequila with Friends, Den of Thieves and Ego Tequila. Pronghorn's capital investment in the three brands will be supplemented with...


15 november 2022

17:50
Black Cannabis Magazine is thrilled to announce its powerful presence and participation in this year's MJBizCon. Founded in 2011, the annual conference has grown from a grassroots movement to a professional B2B focused four-day event with 35,000+...

13:45
The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) has awarded over $200k in funding to launch the 2023 NIIMBL eXperience program in three distinct locations across the United States. Funding recipients include Albany...

13:37
Florida International University researchers are at the forefront of ensuring the health and well-being of underserved communities don't slip through the cracks. In 2017, FIU's Community-Based Research Institute won a $13.1 million grant from the...

13:30
International nonprofit organization Music for Life announces the 2023 U.S. African Children's Choir Tour. The tour will include 50+ stops across the country, sure to melt the hearts of audiences with their performance of popular children's music,...

12:03
OpenClassrooms, a mission-driven global leader in online education-to-employment programs, today announced the launch of an apprenticeship program with Merck, a research-intensive biopharmaceutical company that is known as MSD outside of the United...

10:57
Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) found disparities in the completion of follow-up concussion care, particularly among pediatric patients who are publicly insured and identify as Black, suggesting barriers to care exist. The...

10:00
The Steve Fund (TSF), the nation's leading nonprofit organization supporting the mental health and wellbeing of young people of color, is launching new mental health and wellness tips to help combat the stress and anxiety that often affects...

09:13
The Colorectal Cancer Alliance (Alliance), the nation's leading colorectal cancer advocacy organization, is spotlighting disparities affecting Black Americans with its They Didn't Say campaign. The latest statistics from the American Cancer Society...

09:00
Today, Gran Coramino Tequila®, founded by entrepreneur Kevin Hart and 11th generation tequila maker, Juan Domingo Beckmann, is proud to announce the launch of The Coramino Fund, as part of their giveback program in partnership with the Local...

09:00
Today the Kapor Foundation, a leading organization focused on addressing racial inequity in the technology sector, released the Tech Apprenticeship Equity Toolkit: a one-stop resource that offers tech workers, companies, and policymakers actionable...

09:00
Globally recognized and award-winning nonprofit, The Hidden Genius Project is expanding its tech, entrepreneurship, and leadership mentoring program to serve young people in Atlanta, GA. For the last 10 years, The Hidden Genius Project has focused on...

09:00
Globally recognized and award-winning nonprofit, The Hidden Genius Project has expanded its tech, entrepreneurship, and leadership mentoring program to serve young people in Chicago, IL. For the last 10 years, The Hidden Genius Project has focused on...

08:59
Skillhub announces its Black Friday Sale. Skillhub, a professional resume writing, and editing service, offers an extra 10% off its most popular bundle Resume+Cover Letter+LinkedIn. Getting a resume bundle spares job seekers a lot of headaches,...

08:00
March of Dimes, the nation's leader in mom and baby health, released its 2022 Report Card today, revealing that the U.S. preterm birth rate increased to 10.5% in 2021 ? a...


14 november 2022

09:30
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Global Entrepreneurship Week: "Today, we celebrate entrepreneurs from coast to coast to coast, and all around the world. Canadian entrepreneurs are taking risks, bringing new...

09:00
Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C) announced today the launch of a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign in partnership with Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc. The PSA aims to raise awareness in Black and Hispanic communities about small cell lung cancer and...

08:34
The link between hair relaxers and uterine cancer suggested by a recent study and lawsuit is potentially devastating news. But it highlights another problem: the scarcity...


12 november 2022

13:00
Black leaders converged in Atlanta today to address the dual crises of crippling inflation and record rates of violent crime affecting Black communities nationwide. Input gathered from the Conversation with Black America will be used to develop a...


11 november 2022

17:15
The Foundation for Black Communities (FFBC) announced today its collaboration with the BlackNorth Initiative, Justice Fund, SETSI and the Black Screen Office to host screenings of Marvel Studios' "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever", on November 16 and...

16:20
Concerned Communities for America (CCA) is launching a national "Conversation with Black America" that will bring together policy makers, community leaders, and those directly affected by the dual crises of violent crime and crippling inflation to...

08:44
Global Business Executive Solomon D. Trujillo is chair of the Trujillo Group, LLC, which invests in private companies domestically and internationally. Trujillo's work aims to create an accurate understanding of Latinos in the United States and their...

08:07
The Meteor?a media company focused on issues of gender and racial justice? announced Meet the Moment, a powerful day of ideas and inspiration, on Saturday, November 12th at the Brooklyn Museum. At a pivotal moment following Election Day, Meet the...


10 november 2022

18:36
Today, BET announced the new air date for "Soul Train Awards" 2022, now premiering Saturday, November 26th at 8 pm ET/PT on BET, BET HER, Logo, MTV2, and VH1, hosted by award-winning comedian and actor Deon Cole. J. Valentine joins...

14:35
Disney's animated film "Encanto" opens doors to Afro-Latin culture as discussed in a "Negra Como Soy" (NCS) episode of the "Destinations with Doni" podcast. Hosts Doni Aldine and Dr. Rhonda Coleman know just what it's like to be cross-cultural...

12:42
McKissack & McKissack, one of the nation's leading Black- and woman-owned architecture, engineering and construction companies, today announced the addition of two new members to its national leadership team in its Washington, D.C., office: Lisa...

12:00
Today, the Southern Black Girls & Women's Consortium partnered with influential leaders to issue an open letter of support for Megan Thee Stallion and to denounce violence against women. The full text of the open letter is below: Dear Megan, You are...

08:42
HBCUs prove culturally relevant education can deliver career and mental success as they have produced 16% of Blacks with Bachelor's degrees and 25% of Blacks with STEM degrees. This same "Black Effect" occurs with Automation Workz, a cybersecurity...

08:30
GCN (Gaming Community Network), a GameSquare Esports company, announced today ESPN Commentator Tiffany Green and XSET's Chief Culture Officer and Co-Owner Erin Ashley Simon will serve as hosts for the third annual EA SPORTStm Madden NFL x HBCU...

08:00
Group Black, one of the largest collectives of Black-owned media and diverse creators, announces that Delida Costin, former Chief Legal and People Officer at Grove Collaborative, will join the organization as its Chief Legal Officer and General...


9 november 2022

16:20
New research in the November 2022 issue of JNCCN?Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network examined whether people with ovarian cancer were being treated based on very specific recommendations regarding comprehensive staging...

09:57
Today, Mielle cements its meteoric rise as the fastest growing Black-owned and women-led global beauty brand. According to recent Nielsen sales data, Mielle's Rosemary Mint Scalp & Hair Strengthening Oil now reigns as the #1 best-selling product...

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