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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.…

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…

Business Coaching Show Makes Dollars and Sense for Millennial Entrepreneurs

Business Coaching Show Makes Dollars and Sense for Millennial Entrepreneurs

Victor Young, host of the internationally distributed podcast In Your Business with The Daily Life Coach, makes a big impact with Millennial entrepreneurs. Young will expand your mind, skill-set, and professional brand. Millennial's are choosing to start their own companies instead of…

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Hires Public Affairs Graduate Oscar Bruce for ASK for Your Life Campaign

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Hires Public Affairs Graduate Oscar Bruce for ASK for Your Life Campaign

​Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy (CPSEA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Oscar Bruce as Community Organizer with its ASK For Your Life Campaign, which is aimed at promoting racial equality in healthcare. Bruce, 24, a…

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…

People Are Getting "Tied Up" in a Movement to Improve Black Economic Conditions

People Are Getting "Tied Up" in a Movement to Improve Black Economic Conditions

​​On Thanksgiving Day of 2015, Fred Bethel and Tavares Bethel (brothers) were discussing the unfortunate circumstances surrounding the many shootings of Black men across America as well as the deplorable conditions surrounding Black communities.  With approximately 46 million Black Americans…

General Electrodynamics Corporation Announces New Global Director of Sales

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…

Urgent Appeal to United Nations Human Rights Council to Intervene in US Police Shootings Goes Viral

Urgent Appeal to United Nations Human Rights Council to Intervene in US Police Shootings Goes Viral

A campaign calling for the United Nations to weigh in on the recent killings of unarmed people of color by law enforcement in the United States is gaining attention on social media.  To raise awareness, UN NGO United States Sustainable…

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…

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Conducts Bias Research Project with Women of Color

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Conducts Bias Research Project with Women of Color

​On Saturday, October 1, the Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education and Advocacy conducted interviews of African-American women living on Long Island to learn about their experiences of racial bias when receiving medical care. Their responses will be used to…

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