African American This category contains the latest news of special relevance to the African American community, including cultural and historical events, awards, scholarships and educational initiatives along with announcements of African American entertainment network events and premieres. Find releases regarding interviews with Black artists, athletes, and business and community leaders. Read reports based on studies about diversity in the workplace, multicultural achievement and issues in education. Also included are results of studies and research devoted to minority health concerns.

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Dec 14, 2018, 19:25 ET The Deadline for Open Enrollment for Health Care Coverage is Saturday, December 15, 2018

This year the Black Women's Health Imperative joined forces with other national organizations to help create awareness and outreach on the 2018 Open...


Dec 14, 2018, 16:42 ET The New York Women's Foundation recibe una subvención de $2.25 millones de CBS para apoyar el fondo para el movimiento "Me Too" y sus aliados

The New York Women's Foundation (en adelante denominada la Fundación) anunció hoy que ha recibido una subvención de $2.25 millones de parte de CBS...


Dec 14, 2018, 12:41 ET The New York Women's Foundation Receives $2.25 Million Grant from CBS to Support the Fund for the Me Too Movement and Allies

The New York Women's Foundation (The Foundation) today announced receipt of a $2.25 million grant from the CBS Corporation. The grant will support...


Dec 13, 2018, 15:00 ET Legendary Performer Chaka Khan And First Black Female NBA CEO Cynthia Marshall Among Women Of Power Legacy Award Honorees

Black Enterprise will present its highest honor in recognition of the achievements of black women when it presents the Women of Power Legacy Awards...


Dec 13, 2018, 12:55 ET Spelman Receives $30 Million Gift From Trustee Ronda Stryker and Spouse, William Johnston, to Support New Center for Innovation & the Arts

Spelman College has received the largest gift from living donors in its 137-year history from long-standing Spelman trustee Ronda Stryker and spouse...


Dec 12, 2018, 19:15 ET BlackFacts.com New Membership Features Allows Members to Help CREATE Black History

BlackFacts.com, the longest running data-driven website on the historical and cultural contributions of people of color is taking our cultural...


Dec 12, 2018, 18:20 ET La Minority Business Development Agency otorga más de $3 millones para apoyar a las comunidades empresariales indígenas

La Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) del Departamento de Comercio de Estados Unidos anunció hoy la concesión de subvenciones valoradas en...


Dec 12, 2018, 18:02 ET La Agencia para el Desarrollo de Negocios de Minorías otorga casi $2 millones a colegios universitarios y universidades históricamente para negros

Hoy, la Agencia para el Desarrollo de Negocios de Minorías (Minority Business Development Agency, MBDA) del Departamento de Comercio de los Estados...


Dec 12, 2018, 12:15 ET CEO of Ms. Foundation to Address Graduates at University of New Haven 2018 Winter Commencement

The University of New Haven today announced that Teresa Younger, president and CEO of the Ms. Foundation — who previously became the first African...


Dec 12, 2018, 11:00 ET Minority Business Development Agency Awards Nearly $2 Million to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), is announcing grant awards of nearly $2 million to four...


Dec 12, 2018, 10:06 ET Minority Business Development Agency Awards More Than $3 Million to Support Tribal Business Communities

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is announcing grant awards of more than $3 million to support...


Dec 12, 2018, 08:00 ET Artists in Great Lakes Region Win Joyce Awards to Create New Works Reflecting Their Diverse Communities

The Joyce Foundation announced today that the 2019 Joyce Awards have been awarded to six collaborations between artists of color and arts and...


Dec 11, 2018, 15:00 ET Influential Textured Hair Category Continues to Revolutionize the Retail Beauty Marketplace

The textured-hair category is inarguably the hottest in the haircare space today. This has been driven by the proliferation of founder brands started ...


Dec 11, 2018, 12:27 ET Algorithmic Justice League launches new campaign to prevent facial recognition software industry from selling or buying tech that can be weaponized

English police stopped a black man in London last July after facial recognition software misidentified him. Police demanded the man's ID, emptied his ...


Dec 11, 2018, 11:00 ET Executive And Entrepreneur Amber Grimes Named To Newly-Created Post As Senior Vice President Of Global Creative For Capitol Music Group

Highly-regarded music industry executive and entrepreneur Amber Grimes has been named to the newly-created position of Senior Vice President of...


Dec 11, 2018, 09:00 ET SHE Beverage Company, Incorporated Announces Acquisitions, Re-Brandings, and Public Offering

On the cusp of IPO, SHE Beverage Company makes incredible advancements. Financial experts predict capital growth as it qualifies, and potentially...


Dec 11, 2018, 08:37 ET Maryland trio Lo Village releases their brand new single "Souvenirs" with a music video premier

Rebel Music Collective act Lo Village releases their brand new single "Souvenirs" with a music video premier. Hailed by Notion Magazine as "the best...


Dec 11, 2018, 08:30 ET Industrial Bank Financial Empowerment Program with The Department of Corrections Serves Incarcerated Individuals

This month over 1 million Florida felons have won the right to vote. As the successful re-entry of previously incarcerated citizens raises national...


Dec 10, 2018, 13:58 ET New Publications by Union Institute & University Faculty

Union Institute & University faculty Dr. Stewart Burns, Dr. Nadine Wheat, Dr. Debra Henson, and Dr. Arlene Sacks have released new publications. Dr....


Dec 10, 2018, 13:33 ET Reese Enterprises LLC. Introduces the Autobiography Written by Reverend Dr. Frederick D. Reese and Kathy M. Walters, "Selma's Self Sacrifice"

Heralding an unsung hero. Selma's Self Sacrifice is a gripping tale about one of the engineers for the civil rights movement. Reverend Dr. Reese...


Dec 07, 2018, 13:55 ET Evergreen Organix has entered a partnership for manufacturing and distribution with Honu of Washington to offer both lines of award-winning edibles and topicals in multiple states

Evergreen Organix (EGO Brands) line of award-winning edibles are coming to Washington and Oregon to be manufactured and distributed by Honu of...


Dec 07, 2018, 03:00 ET Pusha-T Fosters Next Generation of Hip-Hop Talent to Release New Breakthrough Album 1800 Seconds

Passion, hard work and honesty are three things every rising hip-hop artist must have to succeed. Today, 1800® Tequila and hip-hop legend Pusha-T...


Dec 06, 2018, 09:00 ET NNPA Exclusive: An Intimate Conversation With Camille Cosby About Hate Groups, Racism, History And Voting Rights

Today, Black Press USA President and CEO, Dr. Benjamin Chavis an acclaimed Journalist and Author Stacy M. Brown announced that an "exclusive"...


Dec 06, 2018, 07:00 ET Announcing the 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity in 2018

Global people analytics and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune have unveiled their annual ranking of the country's 100 Best Workplaces...


Dec 05, 2018, 16:08 ET Felix & Paul Studios Selected by Sundance Film Festival to Premiere Two Groundbreaking VR Experiences with Oculus for the New Frontier Exhibition

Felix & Paul Studios, the EMMY® award-winning creator of immersive entertainment experiences, has been selected to premiere 2 new virtual reality...