January 8, 2018

The Word Network Announces Tavis Smiley Will Join The Network With A New Show Called “The Upside”

DETROIT, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Word Network, the largest African American religious network in the world, announced today that Tavis Smiley has joined the network with his new series […]
January 4, 2018

Hollywood’s Hiring Freeze: Female, Black And Asian Directors Rarely Worked In 2017 Films

The results are in: 2017 was no different than the last 11 years for female, Black or Asian directors working on 1,100 top films LOS ANGELES, Jan. […]
January 3, 2018

Colin Kaepernick NFL Protest Inspires Author to Launch New Book and Empowerment Summit to Empower Black Men

STAFFORD, Texas, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Entrepreneur, Author, Radio and TV Host, Coach Michael Taylor, will unveil his newest book, Shattering Black Male Stereotypes, at a FREE online empowerment summit scheduled for January 5, […]
January 2, 2018

The Asian American Business Roundtable “The New Majority is the New Normal for Businesses,” Two-Day Summit with the Nation’s Top Business Leaders, January 29-30 in New York City

NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The third annual Asian American Business Roundtable will explore “The New Majority is the New Normal for Businesses” during a two-day Summit […]
January 2, 2018
Breaking African American News

Dr. Harry L. Williams Begins Tenure As Thurgood Marshall College Fund President & CEO

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, Dr. Harry L. Williams officially begins his tenure as President & CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF).  After an extensive executive search […]
January 1, 2018

Women Leaders Launch “TIME’S UP” Campaign to Eradicate Abuse of Power, Shift Leadership Imbalances, and Promote Equality

TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund Launches LOS ANGELES, Jan. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — TIME’S UP, an unprecedented movement started by women in the entertainment industry, today announced the launch of the TIME’S UP Legal […]
December 27, 2017

Study: Women and Minorities Value Mentoring Programs, But Findings Reveal Opportunities for Improved Effectiveness

– Heidrick & Struggles’ “Creating a Culture of Mentorship” survey provides concrete actions for increased mentoring effectiveness and utility – More than three-fourths of respondents say […]
December 27, 2017

White vs Entrepreneurs of Color

Follow the entrepreneurial journey of Alberto Marzan LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Founder and CEO of Press Media Group and AfroLife, Alberto Marzan is an innovator set to transform the global streaming […]
December 21, 2017
African American News, Black Entertainment

UMC – Urban Movie Channel Now Available For Download On Android Devices

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Urban Movie Channel (UMC), the first subscription video on demand (SVOD) service created for African American and urban audiences in North America, today […]
November 30, 2017
African American News

Southeast Debut of New Work by Deborah Roberts at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Opens January 2018

ATLANTA, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Deborah Roberts creates visually arresting collages that encourage important conversations about girlhood, vulnerability, body image, popular culture, self-image, and the dysfunctional legacy of […]
November 29, 2017

New API study: STEM education is the key to diversifying America’s energy workforce

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new American Petroleum Institute study concluded that many of tomorrow’s best-paying careers, including those in the oil and natural gas industry, […]
November 29, 2017
African American News

Alliance For Community Development Announces Launch of The ‘Bay Area Entrepreneurship Alliance’ at Ninth Bay Area Capital Connections Conference

Annual Conference To Increase Access to all Forms of Capital, Business Resources and Relationships for Diverse Entrepreneurs Building “A Vibrant Economy for All” OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 29, […]