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Updated: 2017-09-22T10:53:58-04:00

 



African Small-Scale Farmers Carve a Giant Message for World Leaders in...

2017-09-22T00:00:00-04:00

African farmers from a remote village in northern Zambia have teamed up with the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to send a giant message to world leaders gathering in New...

(PRWeb September 22, 2017)

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2017 Caucus Brunch to Highlight Arizona Tourism During Congressional...

2017-09-21T00:00:00-04:00

Annual Event aims to strengthen ties between DC and Phoenix Leaders, National Veteran Service Organizations and Elected Officials

(PRWeb September 21, 2017)

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New Fulton Hill Development Culmination of 20 Years of Planning and...

2017-09-21T00:00:00-04:00

Artisan Hill apartment community under construction in Greater Fulton will provide 204 apartments and artist live/work space with variety of features and amenities for mixed income residents.

(PRWeb September 21, 2017)

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UNCF Hosts the ScholarSIPS Day Party on the Falls Bridge

2017-09-21T00:00:00-04:00

Quincy “Q” Harris serves as honorary chair and host, helping 60,000 students attend college

(PRWeb September 21, 2017)

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Seton Hall University Becomes First in NJ to Partner With Today's...

2017-09-21T00:00:00-04:00

Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers and Seton Hall University announce a partnership to develop a pipeline of students of color to pursue teaching professions.

(PRWeb September 21, 2017)

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Colorado photographer Patricia Duncan Releases powerful visual...

2017-09-21T00:00:00-04:00

Duncan’s perspective and collection are unique in that the majority of President Obama’s speeches presented in Colorado are included and these never-before-seen photos are a stunning reflection of the...

(PRWeb September 21, 2017)

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2nd Annual Mixed Heritage Day at Dodger Stadium

2017-09-21T00:00:00-04:00

Cultural diversity, ethnic inclusion, and racial representation welcomed and celebrated at Dodger Stadium this coming Saturday, September 23rd.

(PRWeb September 21, 2017)

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The Honey Pot Company Announces ‘Humans With Vaginas’ Campaign

2017-09-20T00:00:00-04:00

Natural Vaginal-Care Brand Launches Empowerment and Education Movement

(PRWeb September 20, 2017)

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UNCF hosting 2017 Boston Walk for Education October 14

2017-09-19T00:00:00-04:00

The local Boston office of UNCF, along with the Young People’s Project (YPP), will host its first annual 5K Walk for Education

(PRWeb September 19, 2017)

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UNCF to host New Orleans Walk for Education Oct. 14th

2017-09-19T00:00:00-04:00

The devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey has left many HBCU students in a state of emergency. Lace up at the 30th annual New Orleans UNCF Walk for Education on Saturday, Oct. 14 to help the...

(PRWeb September 19, 2017)

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African-American, Female and Vice President: Legendary Olympian Anita...

2017-09-19T00:00:00-04:00

International Olympic Committee Elects Olympian Anita L. DeFrantz to a Vice Presidency

(PRWeb September 19, 2017)

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Roy Lee “Simon” Jarmon Releases Third Volume in Book Series

2017-09-19T00:00:00-04:00

‘Poetry by Simon: God’s Blessing My Jamaican “Gem”’ is filled with deep, soulful, life experiences.

(PRWeb September 19, 2017)

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Mayor Jeff Longwell Hosts UNCF Wichita Mayor’s Luncheon

2017-09-18T00:00:00-04:00

The Honorable Jeff Longwell will once again host the annual fundraising event benefiting Kansas students and UNCF-member institutions.

(PRWeb September 18, 2017)

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Transgender 9 year-old Boy Penelope (Penel) Ghartey and Transgender...

2017-09-18T00:00:00-04:00

Brooklyn Community Services has Launched the 2017 ONE Brooklyn Community “Many Voices, Many Stories” Poster Campaign on 36 Brooklyn MTA Subway Platforms. Nationally Recognized Transgender Activist,...

(PRWeb September 18, 2017)

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New Book Helps People Create the Perfect Blueprint for the Crafting...

2017-09-18T00:00:00-04:00

From artists to entrepreneurs, these six easy steps, for accurate and artful self-definition, will help readers easily describe their best qualities, in terms of their careers, passions, and lives. To...

(PRWeb September 18, 2017)

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London-Based Singer-Songwriter Releases Debut Collection of Poetry

2017-09-18T00:00:00-04:00

Sandra Donald delivers raw examination of life, love through inspirational verses

(PRWeb September 18, 2017)

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UNCF to Participate in the White House Summit on Historically Black...

2017-09-15T00:00:00-04:00

UNCF to participate in the Trump administration’s White House Summit on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

(PRWeb September 15, 2017)

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Economic Report Masks Persistent Hardship and Inequities in Illinois

2017-09-15T00:00:00-04:00

Recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that poverty in Illinois decreased from 2015 to 2016, aligning with national trends, but despite this improvement, poverty in Illinois remains...

(PRWeb September 15, 2017)

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New Apartment Community Continues to Embrace Local Arts Community

2017-09-14T00:00:00-04:00

Studio 3807, a mixed use apartment community currently under construction in the heart of the Gateway Arts District in...

(PRWeb September 14, 2017)

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UNCF Releases New Resources for Students, Parents and Community...

2017-09-14T00:00:00-04:00

Brochure outlines resources and tips for getting into college and advocacy toolkit provides effective strategies for community-led advocacy in the current K-12 education landscape

(PRWeb September 14, 2017)

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UNCF Hosting 2017 Chicago Walk for Education Sept. 30

2017-09-14T00:00:00-04:00

The local Chicago office of UNCF will host its 34th annual 5K Walk for Education. More than 500 people are expected to attend the event, benefiting deserving students and UNCF’s member institutions.

(PRWeb September 14, 2017)

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Carla Hall of ABC's "The Chew" and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes...

2017-09-14T00:00:00-04:00

The Brooklyn Community Services' ONE Brooklyn Community Poster Campaign on 36 Brooklyn MTA Subway Platforms also Features AFROPUNK Co-Founder & Partner Jocelyn Cooper, Principal Nadia Lopez,...

(PRWeb September 14, 2017)

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Partners With National Medical...

2017-09-14T00:00:00-04:00

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation announces partnership with the National Medical Association for the 47th Annual legislative Conference (ALC).

(PRWeb September 14, 2017)

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John Starks Wins The 2017 Julius Erving Golf Classic To End A...

2017-09-14T00:00:00-04:00

For more information visit http://www.juliuservinggolfclassic.com #JEGC...

(PRWeb September 14, 2017)

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The Citadel is Top Public College in the South for the Seventh...

2017-09-14T00:00:00-04:00

The Citadel has earned the title of #1 Public College in the South offering up to a master’s degree from U.S. News & World Report for the seventh consecutive year.

(PRWeb September 14, 2017)

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Heartland Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup, Will Honor Hollywood...

2017-09-14T00:00:00-04:00

A record 213 films from 104 countries to be featured at the 26th annual Heartland International Film Festival, set for Oct. 12-22, 2017, across Indianapolis

(PRWeb September 14, 2017)

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Single Mother Scholarship Launched to Help Alleviate Financial Burden

2017-09-13T00:00:00-04:00

Top Products, a NJ based company, has opened submissions to U.S. residents for the 2018 spring semester Single Mother Scholarship

(PRWeb September 13, 2017)

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Producer Sidra Smith Announces Indiegogo Campaign For A New LGBTQ Web...

2017-09-13T00:00:00-04:00

"A Luv Tale: The Series" is an 8-episode digital program that picks up where Smith's groundbreaking 1999 film left off

(PRWeb September 13, 2017)

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Hosts 7th Annual Meet and Match...

2017-09-12T00:00:00-04:00

Small Businesses Connect with Corporations and Federal Government Representatives During the Annual Legislative Conference

(PRWeb September 12, 2017)

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The Fall 2017 People Of Color Career Fair To Connect Thousands Of...

2017-09-12T00:00:00-04:00

The Twin Cities’ largest career fair dedicated to professionals of color returns to the Minneapolis Convention Center, Tuesday, October 10. Co-sponsored by the State of MN, the diversity recruitment...

(PRWeb September 12, 2017)

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Study: School-Based Police and Girls of Color Agree on Need for...

2017-09-11T00:00:00-04:00

New research on school resource officers (SROs) and girls of color from the Georgetown Law center that documented the adultification of black girls in "Girlhood Interrupted," together with...

(PRWeb September 11, 2017)

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Korean War Vet Describes Racism Perpetrated by Comrades In Military

2017-09-11T00:00:00-04:00

Ret. Lt. Col. Edward Lee Smith depicts the battles he faced at home and abroad

(PRWeb September 11, 2017)

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Poet, Doctor Wandile Ganya Releases Poetry Collection

2017-09-11T00:00:00-04:00

‘A Dark Wood’ tackles existentialism, life, love, identity, loss.

(PRWeb September 11, 2017)

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Taps Mugadza’s Star on the Rise with Release of Evocative New Single

2017-09-09T00:00:00-04:00

Zimbabwean born R&B soul/pop artist Taps Mugadza, whose music has been featured on CBS’ Criminal Minds, releases impassioned new single entitled “Waiting for You.”

(PRWeb September 09, 2017)

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UNCF Launches the Hurricane Harvey HBCU Students Relief Fund

2017-09-07T00:00:00-04:00

Calling on the Community to Help HBCU Students Return to School After the Devastation Wrought by Hurricane Harvey

(PRWeb September 07, 2017)

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The 2017 Julius Erving Golf Classic, A Weekend of Luxury, Celebrities,...

2017-09-07T00:00:00-04:00

Limited Tickets and Hospitality available at http://www.juliuservinggolfclassic.com

(PRWeb September 07, 2017)

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Brazilian Waste Picker Shares Journey To Becoming VP of Johnson &...

2017-09-07T00:00:00-04:00

Samuel Santos shares his literal and spiritual rags to riches story

(PRWeb September 07, 2017)

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Priming The Pump: New Program Provides Minority High School Students...

2017-09-07T00:00:00-04:00

NIH funds new program to support high school students to become biomedical researchers, part of an effort to address racial disparities in research funding

(PRWeb September 07, 2017)

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Banana Skirt Productions Set To Open Flagship Studio in NYC

2017-09-06T00:00:00-04:00

Pop culture centric dance fitness company kicks off its new expansion with current fundraising campaign

(PRWeb September 06, 2017)

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Campaign Nonviolence Mounts Nationwide "Week of Actions"...

2017-09-06T00:00:00-04:00

Over 1000 marches, actions, events and rallies will take place in all 50 states, as part of Campaign Nonviolence’s upcoming “Week of Actions” culminating on International Day of Peace. People...

(PRWeb September 06, 2017)

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Princeton Committee Hosting UNCF Scholarship Luncheon

2017-09-06T00:00:00-04:00

The Princeton Committee of UNCF will host its 17th annual scholarship luncheon to support local students’ efforts to successfully get to and through college.

(PRWeb September 06, 2017)

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American International College Introduces Online RN to BSN

2017-09-06T00:00:00-04:00

The Division of Nursing in the School of Health Sciences at American International College (AIC) now offers a fully online RN-BSN completion program that acknowledges the experience and needs of...

(PRWeb September 06, 2017)

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Demonstration Project Amplifies Transgender Leadership in Fight...

2017-09-06T00:00:00-04:00

Through the generous support of Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP, eight organizations in six states, DC and Puerto Rico were awarded AIDS United’s first-ever demonstration grants...

(PRWeb September 06, 2017)

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UNCF Honors Local “She-roes” at the 15th Anniversary Maya Angelou...

2017-09-05T00:00:00-04:00

Each year, this highly anticipated fundraising event named in honor of UNCF’s beloved friend and volunteer, Dr. Maya Angelou, raises funding for deserving students and honors a group of distinguished...

(PRWeb September 05, 2017)

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5th Annual FAITH AWARDS Announces Honorees

2017-09-05T00:00:00-04:00

Faith, Hope and Love Unlimited produces awards show to spotlight ordinary people doing extraordinary works in the community.

(PRWeb September 05, 2017)

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Stacy St. Hilaire Releases First Book

2017-09-03T00:00:00-04:00

Senior sociology major Stacy St. Hilaire releases modern book of poems.

(PRWeb September 03, 2017)

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Commemorating The Citadel's 175 Years of Leadership and Service

2017-08-31T00:00:00-04:00

The Citadel kicks off a year-long commemoration of the military college's 175 year history at Bulldogs first football game of the season

(PRWeb August 31, 2017)

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The 2017 Julius Erving Golf Classic presents The Erving Black Tie...

2017-08-31T00:00:00-04:00

Limited Tickets for Golf and Hospitality are available at http://www.juliuservinggolfclassic.com

(PRWeb August 31, 2017)

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Van Jones, Amy Goodman, Bill Moyers, Opal Tometi & Others Gather...

2017-08-31T00:00:00-04:00

Being Fearless Conference Set to Take Place in Rhinebeck, New York October 13–15: Watch Live Online or On-Demand for 60 days for Just $5

(PRWeb August 31, 2017)

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Soul Science Lab’s Soundtrack ’63 Announced to Stokes Brothers...

2017-08-29T00:00:00-04:00

Music and multimedia duo Soul Science Lab to present “Soundtrack '63,” a live documentary style concert as part of the yearlong...

(PRWeb August 29, 2017)

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