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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…

Black-Owned 'Vnus Box' Offers Beauty Box Delivery Service With a Twist

Black-Owned 'Vnus Box' Offers Beauty Box Delivery Service With a Twist

With the rise in popularity of subscription box services during the pandemic, the entrepreneur behind a new beauty box service hopes to offer something different while supporting families affected by COVID-19 and promoting emerging black-owned businesses with every box they…

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…

InvestAcure Welcomes Award-Winning Entrepreneur Andre Farr, Chairman of Executive Member Group (EMG) & Black Sports Agents Association (BSAA), to Advisory Board to Spearhead $1 Billion Annual Investment Plan for Alzheimer's & CTE

InvestAcure Welcomes Award-Winning Entrepreneur Andre Farr, Chairman of Executive Member Group (EMG) & Black Sports Agents Association (BSAA), to Advisory Board to Spearhead $1 Billion Annual Investment Plan for Alzheimer's & CTE

InvestAcure, PBC announced today that André Farr, the Chairman and CEO of the Black Sports Agents Association, has now joined its advisory board to help spearhead the implementation of the company's three-year plan to generate $1 billion in annual investment…

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…

Award-Winning Artists and Community Leaders Host Anniversary Event MARCH 23 in WASHINGTON, D.C.

Award-Winning Artists and Community Leaders Host Anniversary Event MARCH 23 in WASHINGTON, D.C.

PVO Global is celebrating its one-year anniversary in Washington, D.C. through its Positive Vibes Only (PVO) lifestyle event series. PVO Global is committed to positive social impact and curates an environment of contribution through community partnerships with non-profits like Distant…

Global Prayer Convocation Illuminates United Nations Civil Rights Initiative

In alignment with the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent, Global Prayer Convocation 2018 will bring together prayer warriors from throughout the world at the Baltimore Convention Center on July 18-21, 2018. The United States, Ghana, Canada, Kenya, Tanzania,…

ASK for Your Life Campaign Launches GoFundMe Appeal to Support Patient Safety Education in African-American Communities

ASK for Your Life Campaign Launches GoFundMe Appeal to Support Patient Safety Education in African-American Communities

​The ASK for Your Life Campaign, a program of Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy’s Healthcare Equality Project, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support its continuing campaign of patient safety education for African-Americans. The donation site is…

Healthcare Equality Activist and Spoken Word Artist Oscar Bruce Challenges TEDxAdelphiUniversity Audience to 'Let Your Confidence Be Your Form of Advocacy'

Healthcare Equality Activist and Spoken Word Artist Oscar Bruce Challenges TEDxAdelphiUniversity Audience to 'Let Your Confidence Be Your Form of Advocacy'

​Spoken word artist and healthcare equality activist Oscar Bruce held the rapt attention of an audience of about 200 on Friday, March 9 with a TEDx talk on race and healthcare at the campus of Adelphi University. His theme —…

Digital Media Pioneer Jamarlin Martin Launches GHOGH Podcast Franchise at SXSW

Nubai Ventures LLC, a new business content and information platform targeting multicultural millennials, today announced the launch of its first content franchise - GHOGH (Go Hard or Go Home) by Jamarlin Martin. Nubai Ventures produces editorial and video content on its Moguldom.com…

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…

Author Dr. Gail L. Thompson Releases New Book 'Dear Beautiful! A Self-Empowerment Book for Black Women'

Author Dr. Gail L. Thompson Releases New Book 'Dear Beautiful! A Self-Empowerment Book for Black Women'

Dr. Gail L. Thompson, a critically- acclaimed and award-nominated author, "Equity and Professional Development Expert," motivational speaker, and former Endowed Professor, seeks to empower others in her new book, "Dear Beautiful! a Self-Empowerment Book for Black Women". Dr. Thompson's book is the…

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.…

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