February 28, 2018

New report: Philanthropy can help Atlanta become a “city too busy to hate” by investing in power-building, marginalized populations

NCRP offers five ways donors can improve outcomes and opportunities for the region’s poor, LGBTQ people, immigrants WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Metro Atlanta is home to the largest […]
February 28, 2018

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® honors Bernal Smith II at St. Jude Spirit of the Dream event hosted by Actress Elise Neal

Entertainment included a live performance by singer, songwriter Raheem DeVaughn MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Approximately 300 people celebrated Black History Month at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® for […]
February 27, 2018

Tech Industry’s Diversity Discussions Rife with Contradictions, New Research Report from CompTIA Reveals

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As America’s technology industry strives to build a more gender and racially diverse workforce, a new report released today by […]
February 27, 2018

10 Reasons to Explore Jacksonville’s African American Heritage Trail

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — From the arrival of the very first European explorers back in the 1500s, people of African descent have had a significant role […]
February 27, 2018

In the Age of Trump, a New Book Argues, It’s Time for Afro-Americans to Re-Envision Identity, America, and How the Two Intersect.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In his new book, Whites Shackled Themselves to Race, and Blacks Have Yet to Free Ourselves, writer Leonce Gaiter argues that Trumpism has ripped […]
February 27, 2018

Charles Barkley Announces New Partnership with EVERFI Inspiring Students to Learn the Importance of African-American History and Civic Engagement

Barkley and EVERFI to Redefine How Thousands of Students Learn About African-American History and Achievement. WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hall of Fame basketball player, Emmy Award winning […]
February 26, 2018

Susan Rice, Tina Knowles-Lawson And Richelieu Dennis To Speak At The 2018 Black Enterprise Women Of Power Summit

Three-Day Executive Leadership Conference Offers a Unique Forum for Women of Color to Network, Share Experiences, and Learn Career Advancement Strategies. NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Black […]
February 26, 2018

EDEN BodyWorks’ “Beyond the Label” Ignites Powerful Conversations and Inspires Women Across the Globe to Transcend Societal Boundaries

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Wife, girlfriend, mother, daughter, sister, mentor. Every single day, women are classified and inevitably boxed into labels based on the roles […]
February 23, 2018

Department of Commerce Celebrates African American History Month With White House Panel

MBDA Acting National Director Garcia leads Trump Administration appointees in discussion on education, policy and minority-owned businesses. WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Department of Commerce’s Minority Business […]
February 22, 2018

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) announces Michele Lezama as President & CEO

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering is proud to announce the selection of Michele Lezama as president and chief executive officer, […]
February 22, 2018

National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day Encourages People to ‘Listen to Their Heart’

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) joins other organizations, advocates, and individuals to celebrate National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day on February […]
February 20, 2018

E.E. Ward, the Oldest Black-Owned Business in the U.S., to Support Bubba Wallace at Atlanta Motor Speedway during Black History Month

WELCOME, N.C., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Richard Petty Motorsports is proud to announce E.E. Ward Moving & Storage as its “Official Mover.”  In addition, the Ohio-based company will be […]
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