January 19, 2022

Sony Music Publishing Appoints Ari Gelaw as VP, Creative

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music Publishing today announced it has named Ari Gelaw Vice President, Creative. Based in the company’s New York office, she will report to Senior Vice […]
January 18, 2022

Motown/UMe Collaborates with ABC’s ‘The Wonder Years’ to Present “Return to Wonder” Classic Motown Era Playlist Featuring Music Picks From 1960s Era Motown Inspired By The Hit Series

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ‘Return To Wonder,’ The Official Motown Playlist, will be released to coincide with ABC’s “The Wonder Years” episode “I’m With the Band,” airing WEDNESDAY, […]
January 18, 2022

Vision Films to Release Akon Starrer The American King In Theaters and VOD Timed to Black History Month

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Vision Films announces the limited theatrical and VOD release of the Adah Obekpa’s The American King on January 28, 2022. A day and date limited […]
January 17, 2022

Black-Owned Paradox Universe Sets Feb. 1 Debut for Unconventional Cooking Show Starring R&B Legend Chris Brown’s Aunt

PHOENIX, Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Christine Brown, aunt of actor and legendary R&B singer-songwriter Chris Brown, keeps it taste-temptingly real in the kitchen with a television series that celebrates […]
January 17, 2022

Plant Riverside District in Savannah, Ga. Officially Dedicates Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, Unveils City’s First Monument to the Late Civil Rights Leader

SAVANNAH, Ga., Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Plant Riverside District – Savannah, Ga.’s most exciting destination for dining, shopping and live entertainment – officially dedicated Martin Luther King, Jr. Park and unveiled a new […]
January 17, 2022

“Symphony of Brotherhood Rise” ft. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Flo Rida, Miri Ben-Ari, and Erik “E Smooth” Hicks Inspires People to Rise

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — When Grammy Award-Winning Violinist Miri Ben-Ari was invited to the White House by First Lady Michelle Obama to perform her violin song “Symphony of […]
January 13, 2022

Obsidian Collection Offers Newly Minted NFTs of Rare Photos of Dr. Martin Luther King During Historic Chicago Visit in 1966

CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Obsidian Collection is evolving its consumer-facing digital photo portal, Obsidian Images, to offer NFTs of rare photographs of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during […]
January 13, 2022

Foot Locker, Inc and LISC announce funding for 16 organizations focused on advancing health, wealth, and upward mobility in BIPOC communities

Grants range from $25,000 – $100,000 and will support programs that include mentorship, career development, and civic engagement NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Foot Locker, Inc., through […]
January 13, 2022

Mission Network relaunches “Stir Up Peace” video series

ELKHART, Ind., Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — (Mennonite Mission Network) — In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mennonite Mission Network has relaunched “Stir Up Peace,” a free nine-episode educational […]
January 12, 2022

University of South Alabama Professor’s ‘Descendant’ Premieres at 2022 Sundance Film Festival

MOBILE, Ala., Jan. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — University of South Alabama’s Dr. Kern Jackson, Director of African American Studies, will be recognized at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, held from January 20 – 30, […]
January 4, 2022

A digital future for Black poetry at JMU, thanks to new $2 million grant

HARRISONBURG, Va., Jan. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded James Madison University $2 million over four and a half years to secure the digital future of the […]
December 25, 2021

STEPHEN AND AYESHA CURRY’S EAT. LEARN. PLAY. GIVES BACK $5 MILLION INTO OAKLAND COMMUNITY

The 12 Days of Christmas With The Currys Was the Largest Holiday Celebration, To-Date, with Memorable Gifts, Donations and Surprises Around the Oakland Community OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. […]
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