February 16, 2018

NFL Announced as Presenting Sponsor for the 2018 HBCU Battle of the Brains™ “hackathon”

The National Football League Sponsorship Supports Judging, $50,000+ in College Scholarships. AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The HBCU Battle of the Brains, LLC in partnership with the National […]
February 16, 2018

Spelman Receives $2 Million Gift From the Karsh Family Foundation to Support KIPP Schools Graduates’ Success in College

ATLANTA, Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Spelman College is pleased to announce a $2 million gift from the Karsh Family Foundation. The gift will fund annual and endowed scholarships that support graduates […]
February 15, 2018

Gridiron BioNutrients™ Announces it will be a major sponsor at the Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame community awards ceremony on February 23, 2018

SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Gridiron BioNutrients™ (OTC: GMVP), a nutraceutical innovator specializing in Cannabidiol (“CBD”) health and wellness products to the individual, (the “Company” or “Gridiron”) announced […]
February 15, 2018

The Innovate Fund Awarded $55 Million in New Markets Tax Credits

GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Innovate Fund, a South Carolina based Community Development Entity (CDE) managed by taxadvantagegroup and Greenville Local Development Corporation, is excited to announce […]
February 15, 2018

African-Americans Help Drive Growth in Financial Services, but Missed Opportunities Persist

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Between 2006 and 2016 African-Americans were responsible for a significant portion of the growth in several key categories of financial services, […]
February 15, 2018

Racial And Gender Bias At Work Harmful For Women Of Color And Their Health

New Research Shows Unfair Treatment of Asian, Black, Latinx and Multiracial Women in US Workplaces Is Detrimental to Both Employees and Companies In Spite of Challenges, […]
February 14, 2018

Actress Yvonne Orji Partners with Colgate Total Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

To Help Consumers Get “Totally Ready” for Life’s Unexpected Moments NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Colgate Total® has joined forces with popular actress and comedian Yvonne Orji to help consumers […]
February 13, 2018


First-Come, First-Served Offer Valid at 55 AMC Theatres Nationwide to Guests of the 7:00 P.M. Screenings on Monday, February 19. UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Filmmaker […]
February 13, 2018

2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards Increases Viewership for the Second Consecutive Year, Seen by 2.4 Million Viewers Sunday Night

Premiere Telecast Becomes #1 Show on Cable in African-American Homes. ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards was a big hit Sunday night, Feb. 11, racking […]
February 13, 2018

Frist Center Presents “We Shall Overcome: Civil Rights and the Nashville Press, 1957-1968”

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Frist Center for the Visual Arts will present a selection of 50 photographs from the archives of The Tennessean and The Nashville Bannerthat document an […]
February 13, 2018

Mathew Knowles Sparks an International Conversation With His Latest Book Racism From The Eyes of a Child

HOUSTON, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — With uncanny timing for socially charged topics, music mogul Mathew Knowles hits hard right out of the gate with his latest book Racism from the Eyes of […]
February 13, 2018

McDonald’s Gospelfest 2018 – Praise Break!

Moves to Newark Symphony Hall! ISELIN, N.J., Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The 36th Annual McDonald’s Gospelfest comes to Newark Symphony Hall (1030 Broad Street, Newark, NJ) on Saturday, May 12th for […]