August 23, 2017
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AMERICAN EVOLUTION™ Commemorates The Historic Arrival Of The First Africans In 1619 Virginia

The African Arrival will commemorate the history of the twenty Angolan Africans that reached the Jamestown settlement nearly 400 years ago WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — […]
August 22, 2017
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8th Annual BronzeLens Film Festival Hosts Interactive Experience Designed to Empower, Entertain and Educate

ATLANTA, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The eighth annual BronzeLens Film Festival kicks off Sunday, August 20 and will run through Sunday, August 27, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Festival headliners include 2017 BronzeLens Women […]
August 22, 2017
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Embrace racial healing to change hearts and minds

A statement from La June Montgomery Tabron, president & CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Prior to the displays of hatred and the […]
August 19, 2017
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Comedian, Activist, Author, Dick Gregory Dies at 84

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Dick Gregory, 84, comedian, activist, author, lecturer and world famous teacher, died tonight surrounded by the members of his family, including his wife, […]
August 18, 2017

Black AIDS Institute/Heroes in the Struggle Honors Taraji P. Henson, Laverne Cox, Vanessa Williams, Alfre Woodard, Gina Belafonte, and Gina Brown

Jussie Smollett Hosts at 20th Century Fox Studios LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Black AIDS Institute inducts a select group of individuals and organizations that […]
August 18, 2017

Multi-Racial Business Groups Denounce Violence in Charlottesville

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, a coalition of multiracial business and community organizations that include African Americans, Hispanic, and Asian Americans raised their collective voice […]
August 18, 2017
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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Four Statements Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued four official statements, which can be viewed under “Highlights” on the Commission’s website. The statements relate to: […]
August 18, 2017
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Center for Closing the Health Gap Earns Clean Audit from City of Cincinnati; Founder & CEO Tillery Charts Course for Healthier Community, More Impact

Founded in 2004, non-profit educates and empowers tens of thousands of residents through healthy eating and exercise programs, annual Health Expo, and more CINCINNATI, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ […]
August 18, 2017
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Steve Harvey World Group Taps IBM Cloud to Transform Fan Experience

New data-driven digital experience is designed to enable deeper engagement for millions of Steve Harvey fans ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that […]
August 17, 2017
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Prolacta Bioscience® Applauds the National Black Nurses Association Safe Human Donor Milk Resolution Calling for Higher Donor Milk Safety and Screening Standards

DUARTE, Calif., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Prolacta Bioscience, the pioneer in human milk-based neonatal nutritional products for premature infants, applauds the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) for its effort to […]
August 16, 2017 Announces The 30 Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s-Granting Historically Black Colleges/ Universities

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Historically Black Colleges & Universities have played a pivotal role in our nation’s history. As higher education moves online, many HBCU’s […]
August 16, 2017

National Black Nurses Association Announces Human Donor Milk Resolution

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The National Black Nurses Association announced the passage of its resolution “Creating a Culture of Safety with Human Milk Banks” at the Opening […]