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Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:53:05 EST

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Jimi Hendrix's Wah-wah Pedal, Fuzz Prototype and Amp in J. Levine's New Year's Day Auction

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:43:00 EST

(image) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A part of rock 'n roll history will be auctioned on New Year's Day when one of Jimi Hendrix's treasured wah-wah pedals and an amplifier he used to record hit songs go up for auction at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal in Scottsdale. The...



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Gains in College Readiness and Enrollments Propel Nation Towards its Postsecondary Goals, But Next Wave of Challenges Threaten Future Progress

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:04:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Civic Enterprises and the Everyone Graduates Center at the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University released a new report, Closing the College Gap: A Roadmap to Postsecondary Readiness and Attainment, in partnership with...



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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 8: Distinguished Graduate

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:01:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE Profile America — Thursday, December 8th. Oberlin College in Ohio has a distinguished reputation among American institutions of...



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Atlanta based sneaker company, Sneakerscustom.com, generates buzz worldwide

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:30:00 EST

(image) ATLANTA, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The sneaker industry has gone thru many evolutions over the past 30 years. From the emergence of global brands like Nike, Jordan, Adidas and Converse to high-end designer sneakers from Gucci, Armani and Polo, now the newest development in the sneaker...



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Putting People First Elevates Marriott as a Best Workplace for Diversity & Inclusion

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:33:00 EST

(image) BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 30 years ago, Marriott International established one of the first corporate diversity and inclusion programs. Today, the company is one of the most diverse in the U.S. with 64 percent of its associates representing minority groups....



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New Report: Parents Spend More Than Nine Hours a Day with Screen Media

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:50:00 EST

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind study released today by Common Sense shows that parents spend more than nine hours (9:22) a day with screen media, the vast majority of that time being spent with personal media (7:43) and only slightly more than...



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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Statement On Hate Crimes in the United States

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:42:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, has released a statement expressing deep concern about the rise in reported hate crimes cited in the FBI's November 2016 report, "Hate Crime Statistics, 2015." In addition, the...



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Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name AT&T One of the 2016 Best Workplaces for Diversity

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:17:00 EST

(image) DALLAS, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work™ and Fortune named AT&T one of the 2016 Best Workplaces for Diversity. AT&T ranked #39 on the list, which is based on employees' assessments of workplace fairness, opportunities for...



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The Word Network Files a Complaint With the FCC to Remain on All Comcast Systems

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:15:00 EST

(image) DETROIT, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Word Network is filing a complaint with the FCC against Comcast, Xfinity & NBC to ensure carriage of The Word Network in all of their systems. The Word Network, the largest African American religious network in the world...



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National Fair Housing Alliance Accuses Mortgage Giant Fannie Mae of Racial Discrimination in 38 U.S. Metro Areas

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:15:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and 20 local fair housing organizations from across the United States filed a housing discrimination lawsuit against Fannie Mae in federal district court in San Francisco, California. The...



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Ameren recognized as a Top 50 company by Black Enterprise magazine and as a best place to work for LGBTQ equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:22:00 EST

(image) ST. LOUIS, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation has again been recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. The company was named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and one of the 50 Best...



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Novartis SEG101 (crizanlizumab, formerly SelG1) significantly reduces frequency of sickle cell pain crises in Phase II study

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:13:00 EST

(image) EAST HANOVER, N.J., Dec. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the Phase II SUSTAIN study show that SEG101 (crizanlizumab, formerly SelG1), an anti-P-selectin antibody, reduced the median annual rate of sickle cell-related pain crises (SCPC) by 45.3% compared to placebo (1.63 vs 2.98,...



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Carnival Corporation Among "50 Best Companies for Diversity" Per Black Enterprise Magazine

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:30:00 EST

(image) MIAMI, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) the world's largest leisure travel company, has been named one of 2016's "50 Best Companies for Diversity" by Black Enterprise Magazine, which annually recognizes companies that promote...



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Comcast se considera con autoridad para desdeñar a THE WORD NETWORK, la voz más importante de la iglesia de la comunidad afroamericana

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:59:00 EST

(image) DETROIT, 1 de diciembre de 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- THE WORD NETWORK, la red religiosa afroamericana más grande del mundo que alcanza a 3.000 millones de personas en todo el mundo, fue notificada por Comcast de que retirarán The Word Network en ciertos mercados clave....



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Comcast se considera con autoridad para desdeñar a THE WORD NETWORK, la voz más importante de la iglesia de la comunidad afroamericana

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:59:00 EST

(image) DETROIT, 1 de diciembre de 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- THE WORD NETWORK, la red religiosa afroamericana más grande del mundo que alcanza a 3.000 millones de personas en todo el mundo, fue notificada por Comcast de que retirarán The Word Network en ciertos mercados clave. The Word Network...



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Comcast se dá o direito de intimidar a THE WORD NETWORK, a maior voz das igrejas da raça negra

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:51:00 EST

(image) DETROIT, 1 de dezembro de 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A organização THE WORD NETWORK, a maior rede religiosa afro-americana no mundo, com 3 bilhões de associados globalmente, foi notificada pela Comcast (operadora de televisão a cabo), de que a The Word Network será removida de sua grade de canai...



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Luster's SCurl® Launches New Beard Products

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:33:00 EST

(image) CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Luster's SCurl® brand launched their line of beard care products at the Bronner Brother International Hair Show during the summer. The iconic African American men's brand has launched a line of fine grooming products featuring some of nature's bes...



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Watch Cynthia Nixon, Kristen Bell, Tracee Ellis Ross and Michelle Monaghan Debate Ageism, Sexism, Diversity and Female Equality in Television, Exclusively for NET-A-PORTER's Weekly Digital Magazine, The EDIT

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:56:00 EST

(image) LONDON, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- US actresses Cynthia Nixon, Kristen Bell, Tracee Ellis Ross and Michelle Monaghan, all of whom have played a key part in changing the TV landscape, have taken part in a filmed debate for The EDIT to discuss contentious yet crucial topics such as...



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National Black MBA Association® Announces Collaboration with Prospanica® To Present 39th Annual National Conference in Philadelphia

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST

(image) ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) and Prospanica®, The Association of Hispanic Professionals (formerly the National Society of Hispanic MBAs) today announced a new strategic partnership to co-present the 39th Annual NBMBAA® Conference and...



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'A Lillian Smith Reader' Re-Introduces a Pioneer Civil Rights Leader

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 08:40:00 EST

(image) DEMOREST, Ga., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The name Lillian E. Smith may not conjure up the same memories as Selma, Alabama, and the March on Washington. But before the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, this former teacher and girl's camp director in Clayton, Georgia, was shining...



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