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. […]
December 21, 2021

Just In Time For Xmas! A Holiday Chance Now Available On Digital Streaming Platforms

What better way to spend the holidays with family than to see a film that embodies some of the dynamics that occur when loved ones get […]
December 21, 2021

Talanton Leads $1 Million in Funding for Africa’s First Running Shoe Company

Enda, the first made-in-Kenya and only black-led running shoe company in existence, meets Talanton’s rigorous standards for investment to tackle poverty through job creation. NEWTOWN SQUARE, […]
December 21, 2021

Supernatural and Tiffany Haddish Launch a Celebrity Workout Series in Virtual Reality

Haddish Joins Supernatural to Kick Off the Second Annual “This Year, Be You” Campaign on New Year’s Day LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Supernatural, the leading virtual […]
December 16, 2021

LeVar Burton to host 94th Scripps National Spelling Bee

CINCINNATI, Dec. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Accomplished actor, director, educator and lifelong children’s literacy advocate LeVar Burton will serve as host of the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the televised semifinals […]
December 15, 2021

Rodney King’s Daughter & The Human Gathering Developing Interview Series to Commemorate 30th Anniversary of The Los Angeles Riots

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Next year (2022) marks the 30th Anniversary of The Los Angeles Riots, which were sparked by the acquittal of four police officers charged in the […]
December 15, 2021

Dove and Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker, Director and Producer Matthew A. Cherry Team Up to Inspire Hair Love in Kids

The partnership will include a NEW range of hair care products for curls, coils, and waves ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Dec. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Dove and Academy Award-winning filmmaker […]
December 15, 2021

REVOLT and Target Co-create ‘Bet on Black’ Series to Invest in Entrepreneurs Building Companies that Advance the Black Community

New series looks to advance Black founders who have disruptive ideas to make the world a better place Target’s multimillion-dollar investment includes $500,000 in startup funding […]
December 10, 2021

Disneyland Resort Continues its Legendary Comeback in 2022 with the Return of Nighttime Spectaculars, an Expanded ‘Celebrate Gospel!’ Event and Themed Experiences Beginning in January

ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Disneyland Resort is celebrating 2022 with the thrills, magic, fun and adventure that have made the “Happiest Place on Earth” one […]
December 10, 2021

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Appoints Eric Pryor as Its Next President

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is pleased to announce that Eric Pryor has been appointed president of the historic museum and college, beginning January […]
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