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


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 […]