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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...

08:51
An estimated eight thousand professionals from across the country gathered at the Georgia World Congress Center from September 27 to October 1 to attend The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) 44th Annual Conference and Expo in...

08:33
Film director and educator Brandi Webb collaborated with veteran educator Melody Michaux, to develop the 3E Program for Social Justice and Change. The 3E Program is a U.S History curriculum resource that provides middle and high school educators with...

07:00
The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will announce funding for a...

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The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will announce funding for a...


8 november 2022

21:34
Observers might assume the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples Agenda (People's Agenda) is elated to hear reports of record turnout after working diligently to educate voters and reassure them that their ballot will count in the first election since...

18:06
The inaugural HBCU Honors award show will showcase the "Who's Who of HBCUs," and will celebrate the best and brightest HBCU alumni across various industries. The event will be held at the Black Archives-Historic Lyric Theater in Miami, Florida. Emmy...

12:00
Umpqua Bank, a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation , announced today that its innovative crowdfunding partnership with Kiva has reached the initial goal of deploying $1 million in microloans. Since April, the Umpqua Bank Loan Fund has supported...

10:29
Multi-hyphenate, top ten Billboard charting artist, Kwanza Jones, creates songs for social change. Her latest three releases, "More Now Than Ever," "Rise" and "Enough" address issues that are important to voters.   Kwanza...


7 november 2022

16:50
Entrepreneurs, Issuers and Investors around the globe are coming together for the second annual Equity Crowdfunding Week Conference, in-person, hosted by StartupStarter, an on demand business education platform that...

13:42
Buchanan's Scotch Whisky is continuing its ongoing commitment in championing Latin American pride by uniting those who embody the spirit of the 200%, proudly celebrating their 100% Latino and 100% American duality. Last fall, the brand launched its...

13:37
CNO Financial Group announced today a contribution of $50,000 to the African American Alliance of CDFI CEOs (The Alliance), a coalition of more than 69 CEOs of Black-led community development financial institutions (CDFIs), committed to social and...

10:17
Historically Black Colleges and Universities have produced 40 percent of all Black engineers in America. The Atlanta University Center Consortium (www.aucenter.edu), with an established Dual Degree Engineering Program, has contributed to this number...

09:00
Greentown Labs and Browning the Green Space (BGS) recognize the climatetech industry must change its status quo to put historically underrepresented groups in the position to lead technology-driven companies, support the development of a diverse...

08:39
Black-owned fintech and finance company Novae LLC has announced the launch of a new online tool designed to help small businesses to find grants and tax incentives that can help them to grow exponentially. Called Novae Grants, the new tool will...

07:01
Half (49%) of American residents ages 16 to 65 say they have a mental health condition, and of those who report a condition,...


4 november 2022

17:47
WHAT: In an effort to encourage those who did not vote early to get out and vote on Election Day, Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda, Georgia Black Women's Roundtable, GA STAND UP, Black Youth Vote and other partners will host the five-day...

13:35
Bass Reeves was a former slave and the first black deputy U.S. Marshall west of the Mississippi River, yet textbooks have done little to tell the missing history of America's most prodigious, legendary lawman, who had more than 3,000 arrests,...

12:00
Femme It Forward, the revolutionary female-led music and entertainment company empowering creative and accomplished female visionaries, announced today that it will host its inaugural Give Her FlowHERS Awards Gala, recognizing trailblazing women...

09:00
Universal Music Group (UMG) today announced a voter engagement initiative for the November 2022 U.S. elections spearheaded by its Universal Music All Together Now Foundation and its...

08:04
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the first impact summary for its Save Legs. Change Lives.tm Spot Peripheral Artery Disease Now...


3 november 2022

20:21
Today, Cascade United Methodist Church (UMC) announces it will host inaugural, in-person services at the all-new Cascade United Methodist Church ? Midtown, formerly Grace United Methodist Church located at 458 Ponce de Leon Ave. in Atlanta on...

15:47
The newest place to get a great cup of coffee in Oakland is Highland Hospital. The hospital is celebrating the grand opening of Morning Rounds, its on-premise café which serves locally roasted Red Bay Coffee and espresso drinks, premium teas, bakery...

15:38
McKissack & McKissack, one of the nation's leading Black- and woman-owned architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) companies, announced today that Girard Jenkins has been promoted to vice president of operations for the Midwest and West. The...

15:00
Emmy Award-winning documentary firm 3 Roads Communications has received a $50,000 grant from the Hagerstown/Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) for the production and national Public Television distribution of The House on Jonathan...

14:46
Fielding Graduate University will commemorate a nationally recognized communications scholar and academic leader for his work in mentoring generations of students of color and women....

10:00
The National Birth Equity Collaborative (NBEC) has embarked on a partnership with the Atlanta-based managed IT service provider Cortavo for its managed IT solutions. Cortavo was founded to help small to mid-sized businesses by providing complete and...

09:00
Recent work released in Politico found that the COVID pandemic was much harder on black households than white in terms of food insecurity: "Stark racial disparities emerge as families struggle to get enough food. The pandemic has left Black and...

08:44
Black carbon is the direct cause of glacier melt in the Arctic and ice sheets all over the planet. Black carbon saturates ice sheets that are responsible for providing fresh drinking water to millions of people. This glacier and ice sheet melt is the...

08:37
On Halloween, Marquis Boone, the enterprising entertainment and motivational influencer, teased a new film. What if the iconic 1992 adult animated comedy film, Bebe's Kids (that shot late comedian Robin Harris to stardom), was re-imagined as a...

08:33
Officials with APGA Tour, a non-profit organization with the mission to prepare African Americans and other minority golfers to compete and win at the highest level of professional golf, today announced that Farmers Insurance® has committed an...

08:27
To kick off the Fall season, Maja Sly hosted The Dinner at Dusk Polo Classic while launching Dinner at Dusk Foundation, INC. The Foundation will have two arms, education, and ownership at the Chukkar Farm Polo Club & Event Facility located...


2 november 2022

17:05
Around 400 students and educators gathered Nov. 1 to celebrate and lift up communities of color at the inaugural Chaffey College "Black and Brown Minds & Mattering Conference." The event - through workshops, cultural displays and discussions - seeks...

13:13
Synergies Work, an Atlanta nonprofit that supports entrepreneurs with disabilities, announced that it achieved second place at Truist Foundation's inaugural Inspire Awards and was also voted Audience Favorite by in-person and virtual event attendees....

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