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 10, 2019, 09:25 ET Market 7 Breaks Ground on a New Food Hall in Northeast DC

This Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at 3451 Benning Road NE, Washington, DC, from 12 - 2 PM, The Neighborhood Development Company, Asturian...


Dec 10, 2019, 08:00 ET Hilton Hosts and Celebrates Achievements of Washington Association of Black Journalists

On Sunday, December 8th, Hilton hosted the Washington Association of Black Journalists (WABJ) Holiday Party and Scholarship Benefit at the Washington ...


Dec 10, 2019, 04:29 ET 新報告重點介紹了特許學校有色人種領導如何營造強大的校園文化推動學生成功

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools(美國公立特許學校全國聯盟,簡稱「National Alliance」)攜手Public Impact發佈了報告《Identity and Charter School Leadership: Profiles ...


Dec 10, 2019, 04:24 ET 新报告重点介绍了特许学校有色人种领导如何营造强大的校园文化推动学生成功

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools(美国公立特许学校全国联盟,简称"National Alliance")携手Public Impact发布了报告《Identity and Charter School Leadership: Profiles ...


Dec 09, 2019, 11:59 ET Nuevo informe destaca cómo los líderes de color de escuelas chárter crean una fuerte cultura escolar para impulsar el éxito de los estudiantes

Hoy, la Alianza Nacional de Escuelas Públicas Chárter (Alianza Nacional), en asociación con Public Impact, divulgó "Identidad y liderazgo en escuelas ...


Dec 09, 2019, 09:32 ET New Study Takes an Unprecedented Look at Being Black in Corporate America

Corporate America needs to awaken to the challenges faced by black professionals, according to a new study published today by nonprofit think tank...


Dec 09, 2019, 08:00 ET New Report Highlights How Charter School Leaders of Color Build Strong School Culture to Drive Student Success

Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (National Alliance), in partnership with Public Impact, released "Identity and Charter School ...


Dec 09, 2019, 08:00 ET The National Museum of African American Music Seeks Submissions of Creative Artwork from Visual Artists

When the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) opens its doors to the public in the summer of 2020, the first-of-its-kind institution...


Dec 06, 2019, 16:43 ET (RED) and Museum of the Street launch PAINT (RED) SAVE LIVES Auction

The auction features work from artists who participated in the PAINT (RED) SAVE LIVES global art campaign earlier this year, which saw an army of...


Dec 06, 2019, 08:33 ET Brotherhood Crusade Sets Goal to Raise $1M to Sustain and Build Programs and Services for At-Risk Youth in South Los Angeles and Surrounding Communities

Celebrating 51 years of service to the Los Angeles community, Brotherhood Crusade has set a goal to raise $1M. The amount is what the organization...


Dec 06, 2019, 08:00 ET POWERBASE MUSIC joins forces with Empire Distribution to Release 'Cedric the Entertainer & Silas White Present: A Powerbase Christmas'

POWERBASE MUSIC Records, Management and Publishing Inc (marketed as POWERBASE MUSIC) is an American record label founded in 2017 by music industry...


Dec 05, 2019, 16:45 ET Rory Gamble Named First African American President Of The Historic UAW

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition Automotive Project rejoiced today knowing that the UAW members will have a better tomorrow. When Rory Gamble was named...


Dec 05, 2019, 12:25 ET The CROWN Coalition Celebrates Landmark Milestone In Its Efforts To End Hair Discrimination With The Introduction Of Federal Legislation

The CROWN Coalition, a national alliance of organizations working to advance anti hair discrimination legislation, is celebrating a major victory...


Dec 04, 2019, 17:28 ET NAMAD and C Berman Associates Announce the Introduction of the NAMAD Certified Vehicle Program

The National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD), together with C Berman Associates (CBAmoney.com) will introduce the NAMAD Certified...


Dec 04, 2019, 08:36 ET Atela Productions Launches Brand Narrative Service From Celebrated Media Branding Expert to Help CEOs and Entrepreneurs Standout With Purpose-Driven Stories

Atela Productions Inc. recently unveiled its latest branding and public relations service entitled "The Spotlight-Ready Brand Narrative." Conceived...


Dec 03, 2019, 14:23 ET New Self-Help Book Tackles the Modern Impacts of Slavery on a People

The 2060s Project, the brainchild of Ralph Harper - author, philanthropist, motivational speaker, and business owner - is the movement to ensure the...


Dec 03, 2019, 12:10 ET South By Southwest Announces 2020 Community Service Awards Honorees

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 13-22, 2020) is honored to announce the recipients of the 2020 Community Service Awards....


Dec 03, 2019, 09:18 ET Holly Robinson Peete, Deborah Cox, Terri J. Vaughn, Loni Love, Dawnn Lewis, Maria Taylor, and More Deliver Inspiration This December on the Hit Podcast "Money Making Conversations," Hosted by Rushion McDonald

"Money Making Conversations" hosted by Rushion McDonald provides an empowerment-packed lineup of stars and business moguls this December, bringing...


Dec 03, 2019, 09:15 ET Cultivating Genius: A New Book from Scholastic Focuses on the Need for Historically and Culturally Responsive Education

Today, Scholastic announced the release of Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy, a new...


Dec 03, 2019, 09:00 ET Greenspoon Marder Launches Diversity Council

Greenspoon Marder is proud to announce that the firm has launched its Diversity Council. Led by Chief Diversity Officer and Partner Myrna Maysonet,...


Dec 03, 2019, 09:00 ET Danone Institute North America Names Winners of the One Planet. One Health. Initiative

Danone Institute North America, a not-for-profit established by Danone North America, announced the four winning teams of the One Planet. One Health. ...


Dec 03, 2019, 00:45 ET Post Malone's DJ Helps Deliver $1M in Aid to Serbia

Never is the power of social media more evident than when a celebrity gets involved on behalf of a brand or cause, making others follow suit. Such...


Dec 02, 2019, 12:15 ET Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin, Ambassador Andrew Young, Hydeia Broadbent and Phylicia Fant Named Recipients of Bounce Trumpet Awards

Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin, Ambassador Andrew Young, Hydeia Broadbent and Phylicia Fant have been named as honorees for...


Dec 02, 2019, 11:00 ET MasterClass Announces Misty Copeland to Teach Ballet Technique and Artistry

MasterClass, the platform that makes it possible for anyone to learn from the best, announced today that decorated prima ballerina Misty Copeland...


Dec 02, 2019, 08:32 ET Monument to Southern African-American Heroes Approved for Fort Jackson's Centennial Park

The 371st Infantry Regiment WWI Memorial Monument Association is pleased to announce that the board of the Gateway to the Army Association has...