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

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:41:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Black AIDS Institute inducts a select group of individuals and organizations that have made commendable heroic contributions to the fight against HIV/AIDS in Black America. The 16th Annual Heroes in the Struggle Awards Presentation...

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Multi-Racial Business Groups Denounce Violence in Charlottesville

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:08:00 EDT

(image) 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 condemning the violence perpetrated by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia...

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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Four Statements Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:37:00 EDT

(image) 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: Statement on Charlottesville, Virginia (by unanimous vote)....

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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

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:21:00 EDT

(image) CINCINNATI, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Closing the Health Gap is a non-profit organization founded in 2004 to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities across Greater Cincinnati. Funded primarily through sponsorship contributions from the region's largest...

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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

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:05:00 EDT

(image) 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 improve the safety and quality of the nation's human donor milk...

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Author of Civil Rights Baby Offers a Prescription for Racial Healing: R-R-R

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:35:00 EDT

(image) PARIS, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States needs to undertake R-R-R, a concept for acceptance and cohesive living together, said professor and author Nita Wiggins, in the wake of the clashes between white supremacists and citizens in two cities this week. Wiggins, who lived in...

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National Black Nurses Association Announces Human Donor Milk Resolution

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:19:00 EDT

(image) 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 Ceremony of its 45th Annual Institute and Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.  "In coll...

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IT-Ready Career Program for Adults Returns to Portland this Fall

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:35:00 EDT

(image) PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a successful pilot class last spring, Creating IT Futures will bring its free IT-Ready career program back to Portland, OR, this fall, allowing adults to get trained for their first jobs in tech. The eight-week IT-Ready class...

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Human Rights Watchdog Supports NAACP Resolutions Calling for Protections Against Psychotropic Drugging and Electroshocking of Children

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) HARLEM, N.Y., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Frederick Shaw Jr., the National Director of Public Affairs for the mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights International (CCHR), addressed Harlem community leaders on August 15th at the opening of an...

Media Files: Announces The 30 Most Affordable Online Bachelor's-Granting Historically Black Colleges/ Universities

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:30:00 EDT

(image) 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 are offering online education opportunities for their students. In its mission to help students...

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Run&Shoot Filmworks' 15th Annual Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival's Unforgettable Finale Featured Spike Lee's "She's Gotta Have It" - Branford Marsalis, Tonya Lewis Lee, Dewanda Wise Join Spike Lee On Stage

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:29:00 EDT

(image) MARTHA'S VINEYARD, Mass., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 15th Annual Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF) - August 7 – 12, 2017. Presented by Run&Shoot Filmworks, the MVAAFF celebrated 15 years of filmmaking from artists of color. The incomparable program...

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The Association of Black Cardiologists Announces Esteemed Honorees in Cardiology and Health Equity for 8th Annual Spirit of The Heart Awards Celebration

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:22:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) will host its eighth annual Spirit of the Heart Awards Gala - Saturday, October 7th at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 E. 42nd Street- NY, NY 10017) - 7pm (Media Hour - 6pm). The...

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Lowe's Continues Support Of Thurgood Marshall College Fund With $500,000 Donation To HBCU Gap Scholarship Program

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:16:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Thurgood Marshall Fund (TMCF) received $500,000 from Lowe's for the TMCF | Lowe's Gap Scholarship, which has provided over $1.2 million to graduating seniors at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) since 2012. As...

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CAIR Says Removal of Confederate Memorials Nationwide a 'Fitting Response' to Terror Attack on Va. Anti-Racist Rally

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:26:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on state and local governments across the nation to respond to the deadly terrorist attack on anti-racist...

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Management Concepts Announces Scholarships and Sponsorship of Blacks In Government 39th Annual National Training Institute

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:30:00 EDT

(image) TYSONS CORNER, Va., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Management Concepts Inc., the nation's premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and human capital solutions for the public sector, today announced its sponsorship and presentations at the Blacks In Government...

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College Choice Releases 2017 Ranking of the 50 Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:06:00 EDT

(image) EUGENE, Ore., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published a ranking of the 50 Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities for 2017....

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Morgan State Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Reporting on Black Life

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:40:00 EDT

(image) BALTIMORE, Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan State University's School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) will present its 2017 Vernon Jarrett Medal for Journalistic Excellence on September 21 in a ceremony at the National Press Club, Washington, DC. The Medal honors...

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5 Tips to keep Dark Skin Fashionably Flawless

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 01:15:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Even toned, healthy-looking beautiful skin is always on trend but seasonal changes can affect how fabulous it looks.  Skin of color is especially sensitive to cooler temperatures becoming water-deficient and in cases of dry skin types, oil deficient....

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New Jack Swing Pioneers Guy Set To Headline At Black Enterprise Inaugural Black Men XCEL Summit, Aug. 30-Sept. 3

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:25:00 EDT

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chart-topping group Guy, pioneers of the New Jack Swing sound, featuring R&B singer-songwriters Teddy Riley, Aaron Hall, and Timmy Gatling, will join 800 of the nation's top African American entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals at the...

Reuters launches scholarship programs at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, in partnership with the National Association of Black Journalists

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:15:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Reuters, the world's largest international multimedia news provider, announced today the launch of two new scholarships in partnership with the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), for graduate journalism programs at Columbia...

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