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The Honey Pot Company Announces ‘Humans With Vaginas’ Campaign

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

‘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

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

"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...

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

‘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

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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"...

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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...

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT

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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Award-Winning Songwriter & Producer Darryl Duncan Uses His Talents...

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Chicago-based music industry veteran sends a universal message of love and equality to a country divided.

(PRWeb August 28, 2017)

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King Center's Beloved Community Talks Convene Influential Women...

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT

The King Center’s Beloved Community Talks convene influential women with diverse voices around the world, bridging the racial divide with special guests: Senator Elizabeth Warren, Social Activist...

(PRWeb August 28, 2017)

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The Navy SEALs Leading Firearms Instructor Takes Aim At Police...

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Retired Navy SEAL Sniper Instructor Chris Sajnog says some police are being trained to shoot unarmed civilians by practicing shooting at unarmed, black human-shaped targets. Could simply changing the...

(PRWeb August 24, 2017)

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UNCF Raises $300,000 Toward Higher Education

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Building Stronger Communities at the Sixth Annual Hamptons Summer Benefit

(PRWeb August 24, 2017)

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Groundbreaking Sealing Expansion Bill Signed in Illinois

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Today, Governor Rauner signed HB2373, which creates better opportunities for people with criminal records by expanding the number of convictions that are eligible to be sealed under Illinois law....

(PRWeb August 24, 2017)

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Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. and Legendary Gospel Artist Pastor...

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company

(PRWeb August 23, 2017)

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