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Tech Entrepreneur’s News App, Hayti, Increases Visibility for Black Publishers

Tech Entrepreneur’s News App, Hayti, Increases Visibility for Black Publishers

Touted as the leading app for news, videos and podcasts from Black publishers, Hayti (pronounced "HAY-tie") is the dynamic app that aggregates digital content from newspapers, magazines, videos and podcasts, highlighting Black culture from Black publishers into one feed. The…

Four Black Entrepreneurs Announce a New Scholarship for HBCU Students

Four Black Entrepreneurs Announce a New Scholarship for HBCU Students

Black entrepreneurs are showing commitment to their community by joining together to offer a $2,000 scholarship for two HBCU undergraduate students. Four businesses have teamed together to pay it forward to the next generation of black leaders. Lauren and Zevi…

African Leadership Magazine Announces Its 2020 Top 100 Most Influential African American Leaders

African Leadership Magazine Announces Its 2020 Top 100 Most Influential African American Leaders

The U.K.-based African Leadership Magazine, a global leader in the African achievement and excellence niche, has announced its top 100 most influential African American Leaders 2020. Former U.S. President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama, Ben Carson, and Condoleezza Rice are among…

CBC PAC IE Makes $2M Push to Turn Out Sporadic Black Voters in Targeted Districts to Increase Democratic Victories

CBC PAC IE Makes $2M Push to Turn Out Sporadic Black Voters in Targeted Districts to Increase Democratic Victories

The Congressional Black Caucus PAC IE announced a two-million-dollar effort to mobilize sporadic African American voters in 31 key districts where they have determined increasing Black voter turnout could help ensure victory for Democrats. Polling conducted by the CBC PAC IE…

SistersUnited4Reform Issues an Open Letter to Senator Kamala Harris

SistersUnited4Reform Issues an Open Letter to Senator Kamala Harris

To Our Dear Sister Kamala, Well, Black-woman-to-Black-woman, it's time we had "the talk." Not the talk we must have with our children about the perils of being a person of color in America, but the talk Black women must have with…

Ashby & Graff Pledges to Donate to the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund to Assist in Their Fight for Racial Justice.

Ashby & Graff Pledges to Donate to the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund to Assist in Their Fight for Racial Justice.

Ashby & Graff, along with the rest of the world, are grieving the loss of life and the consistent devaluation of Black lives in America. As a California business, they have witnessed the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd…

Twenty Year Old Musician With Albinism Has Big Plans to Inspire Change

Twenty Year Old Musician With Albinism Has Big Plans to Inspire Change

​We all have our differences, but for some of us they’re more visible. Semmuel “Semme” Preason Jenkins (born Oct. 21, 1998) in Tacoma, Washington, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer for Graphic Entertainment Music LLC. Raised in…

Black VegFest Brings Healthy Living to Brooklyn

​​Weeksville Heritage Center hosts Black VegFest’s 2nd Annual in association with proud vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams. New York’s only outdoor two-day vegan festival arrives in Brooklyn, Aug. 10-11, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The festival's center stage is located at Bergen Street between Rochester and…

Film Pioneer, Jessie Maple, to Release Memoir

Film Pioneer, Jessie Maple, to Release Memoir

Historic film icon and three-time author, Jessie Maple will release her new memoir, The Maple Crew, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. “Many people have told my story. Now it’s time for me to tell it,” says Jessie Maple. Maple is recognized…

Police killings: African Americans can sue US police in National Courts of 118 nations for genocide

Police killings: African Americans can sue US police in National Courts of 118 nations for genocide

Police killings: African Americans can sue US police in National Courts of 118 nations for genocide International War Crimes Judge Lambremont Webre : "African Americans can sue US police, local, state, federal, appointed & elected officials under ICC Art. 6…

Power Rising Summit: Building an Agenda for Black Women Media Advisory and Full Program

Power Rising Summit: Building an Agenda for Black Women Media Advisory and Full Program

Today, Power Rising, a national summit for black women announced the agenda and a list of powerhouse speakers and guests for the historic event in Atlanta, Feb. 22-25, 2018, that will gather over 800 black women at the Westin Peachtree…

Pulse Center for Patient Safety to Host "ASK for Your Life" Event Promoting Equality in Health Care

Pulse Center for Patient Safety to Host "ASK for Your Life" Event Promoting Equality in Health Care

Dr. ​Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane." Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy (formerly PULSE of NY) announced today that as part…

Long Island Group Focuses on Bias in Healthcare to Improve Patient Outcomes

Long Island Group Focuses on Bias in Healthcare to Improve Patient Outcomes

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy (formerly PULSE of NY), a community-based grassroots patient safety organization, has been addressing racial disparities in healthcare across Long Island and New York. And they do exist: according to healthcare accrediting organization…

Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative (MOBI) Brings MOBItalks to the Bronx to Empower Black Gay Men

Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative (MOBI) Brings MOBItalks to the Bronx to Empower Black Gay Men

The second installment of Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative’s MOBItalks will gather gay black men in the New York City area for personal and professional development sessions on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Bronx Museum from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.…

Debut Album is Interstellar "Therapy" and Visual Brilliance Courtesy of GMUSIC GROUP ("SonyRED").

Debut Album is Interstellar "Therapy" and Visual Brilliance Courtesy of GMUSIC GROUP ("SonyRED").

For those who have not yet been seduced by the smooth modern sound of Barachi's hit debut project "Therapy," now is their chance for a formal introduction and invitation to be wooed. The Brooklyn-born and Miami-raised producer perfectly melt the sonic…

Third Annual Khem Comic Book Fest Returns to Newark This Weekend

Third Annual Khem Comic Book Fest Returns to Newark This Weekend

 This Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 11am to 7pm, PBS Media and Central High School of Newark, NJ are collaborating once again to present the 3rd Annual KHEM Comic Book Fest. The day long festival will take place at Central…

As President Elect Trump's Inauguration Approaches, #WEGOHIGH Movement Combats America's Fear and Heartache

As President Elect Trump's Inauguration Approaches, #WEGOHIGH Movement Combats America's Fear and Heartache

​​​​​​Still My President, a Boston based online retail store (www.stillmypresident.com) just launched its new apparel line, “We Go High.” The line was created following Michelle Obama’s memorable plea at the opening night of the Democrats nominating convention where she candidly…

General Electrodynamics Corporation Announces New Global Director of Sales

General Electrodynamics Corporation has announced Joseph Karoki as its new Global Director of Sales within GEC's Aerospace Product Line. Joseph takes over a region that will include Russia, South America, India, China, Africa and the United Kingdom. Joseph brings over…

Black Entrepreneur Creates Trafek.com – an Online Marketplace Designed to Recirculate $1 Trillion Dollars Back in to Black Communities

Black Entrepreneur Creates Trafek.com – an Online Marketplace Designed to Recirculate $1 Trillion Dollars Back in to Black Communities

"I built Trafek.com for numerous reasons, one of which was that I felt like I had to do something, personally, for black communities, not just mine but all. This is my way of giving back and stepping up. Not everyone…

The School Choice: The Black Choice Town Hall Meeting at Howard University

The School Choice: The Black Choice Town Hall Meeting at Howard University

 On Wednesday, October 5, 2016 NewsOne Now host and managing editor Roland S. Martin continues the important discussion around educating African American children that began with his documentary "The New Orleans Charter School Revolution: Ten Years After Katrina” by convening a panel of education experts and advocates…

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