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Published: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:11:29 EDT

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More Breast Cancers Were Diagnosed At Early Stage After Affordable Care Act Took Effect

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:15:00 EDT

(image) MAYWOOD, Ill., June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Loyola University Chicago study published this month has found an increase in the percentage of breast cancer patients who were diagnosed in early Stage 1, after the Affordable Care Act took effect. The increases in...



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getTV Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of The Birth Of Legendary Entertainer And Civil Rights Activist Lena Horne With An Evening Of 1960s Television Appearances On Monday, June 26 From 9PM To Midnight ET

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:11:00 EDT

(image) CULVER CITY, Calif., June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary star of music, stage, and screen Lena Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010), one of the most iconic African American stars of the 20th century, getTV is proud to present a tri...



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City Accelerator Expands To Five More U.S. Cities With A Focus On Strengthening Local Procurement Practices To Promote Economic Opportunity

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Citi Foundation and Living Cities today announced the expansion of the City Accelerator program to five additional U.S. cities – Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles, Memphis, and Milwaukee. The five cities will work together over the next year to...



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Carver Bancorp, Inc. appoints John J. Fitzpatrick as First Senior Vice President And Chief Operating Officer

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:30:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carver Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: CARV) (the "Company"), the holding company for Carver Federal Savings Bank ("Carver"), announced that John J. Fitzpatrick was recently appointed First Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the...



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A$AP Rocky Honors His Code with Ambition, Growth and Cognac

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:07:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Born on the streets of Paris, Courvoisier® lives by a code—one of dedication, vision and respect for tradition, cultivated over 200 years of history as France's premium producer of Cognac. Courvoisier has the conviction to craft only the finest...



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Rick Barfield Joins Tiger Group as Director of Business Development for Midwest Region

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:45:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rick L. Barfield, a veteran of the asset-based lending field, has joined Tiger Group as Director of Business Development for the asset valuation, advisory and disposition services firm's Midwest region. From his base in Chicago, Barfield will...



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Marian Wright Edelman Issues an Urgent SOS to Protect Medicaid

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:38:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children's Defense Fund, has sent out an urgent SOS to protect Medicaid and the 37 million children it serves across the nation, including 40 percent of all children with special health care needs...



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Native Son Awards Returns Celebrating Black Gay Men

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:30:00 EDT

NEW YORK, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Pride month and continuing the movement to uplift and empower Black Gay men, on Wednesday, June 21st, journalist, content creator and LGBT activist Emil Wilbekin returns with the Second Native Son Awards honoring renown contemporary...



Be The Match® To Rally Black And African American Marrow Donors

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:21:00 EDT

(image) MINNEAPOLIS, June 19, 2017 Be The Match®, the organization that operates the world's largest and most diverse donor registry, and Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley, have teamed up on a new public service announcement campaign, Heritage Holds the Cure, to urge Blacks and African...



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In Wake Of Castile Verdict, Sybrina Fulton, Mother Of Trayvon Martin Joins #BlackLivesMatter Melina Abdullah And Teri Williams, Owner, OneUnited Bank

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 16:51:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the Philando Castile verdict, OneUnited Bank invites America to join a FacebookLIVE discussion with Sybrina Fulton, mother of murdered teen Trayvon Martin, Melina Abdullah, founding member, Black Lives Matter and Teri Williams,...



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Restore radiantly youthful skin with Makari de Suisse Extreme Argan & Carrot Oil

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:31:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Glow brightly with Makari de Suisse Extreme Argan & Carrot Oil skin care.  Extreme Argan & Carrot Oil rejuvenates dull, lackluster skin restoring brightness, suppleness, and elasticity with healthy-looking radiance.  "Makari is committe...



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African American families rely on resourcefulness to pay for college according to MassMutual's College Planning and Saving Study

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:07:00 EDT

(image) SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of African American parents (82 percent) agree that a college education is important and nearly the same amount (81 percent) agree that saving for college is a high priority.  However, nearly 3 out of 5 (58 percent) are concern...



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Young Jamaican Actor Breaks Barriers, Opens Yacht Charter Company - Creates History

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 08:45:00 EDT

(image) ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sta'cii 'StaySea' Blake, professional Actor, Media Personality, Jamaican-born-and-raised Co-Founder and CEO of EFFECTUS-Productions LLC (Effectus-Productions.com), a Holding Company for a series of subsidiaries in the Entertainment Busines...



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NAMIC anuncia la convocatoria de candidaturas para la edición 2017-2018 y generación XVII del Programa para el Desarrollo de Liderazgos Ejecutivos (ELDP)

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 20:14:00 EDT

(image) NUEVA YORK, 14 de junio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (Asociación Nacional para la Multietnicidad en las Comunicaciones, NAMIC) ya está recibiendo candidaturas para la edición 2017-2018 y generación XV...



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NAMIC Announces Call for Nominations for 2017-2018 Class XVII Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP)

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:20:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) is now accepting nominations for its 2017-2018 Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) Class XVII, presented in partnership with the University of Virginia&...



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New Campaign Empowers Young Women Most At-Risk for Lupus to Be Fierce and Take Control of their Health

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Lupus Foundation of America (Foundation) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) unveiled a new awareness campaign, "Be Fierce.Take Control.™," designed to educate and empower young African American and Latino women,...



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Steve Harvey Mentoring Program Kicks Off 9th Year

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:55:00 EDT

(image) THE ROCK, Ga., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Harvey, popular television and radio personality, best-selling author and philanthropist, kicks off his 9th annual Steve Harvey Mentoring Program for Young Men National Camp today. With more than 220 fatherless teenage...



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Brown Sugar Now Available in Amazon Appstore for Kindle Fire Tablets

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:20:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown Sugar, the new subscription-video-on-demand service featuring the biggest collection of the baddest African-American movies of all-time, is now available in the Amazon Appstore for Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. Kindle Fire users can now...



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Van Jones Announces Nationwide WE RISE TOUR Powered By #LoveArmy

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:30:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Jones & Roc Nation are proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership and nationwide event tour: WE RISE TOUR powered by #LoveArmy. WE RISE will bring an array of artists, athletes, thought leaders and local leaders to cities across the...



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OneUnited Bank Presents #WeOut Facebook Live With Sybrina Fulton, Mother Of Trayvon Martin & Melina Abdullah, #BlackLivesMatter

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:29:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday June 17, 2017 at 6 PM PT, OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, will host the #WeOut Facebook LIVE event with special guests Sybrina Fulton, mother of murdered Florida teen Trayvon Martin and President of the...



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