Computer Wiz Erica Austin Revolutionizes the Way Comics are Read with New Against the Grain App

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Chicago – When Erica Austin was a child traveling around the globe with her family, comic books were her refuge; and like most wildly imaginative children, her mind’s eye saw the characters leap from the pages and come alive. Now an adult, Austin, a former IBM employee and computer tech, has created her own comic [...]

Domestic Violence Survivor, Zelda Hayes, Hosts The Power of A Woman Seminar

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Pensacola, FL – Pensacola resident, author and motivational speakers, conquered domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness. The native New Yorker will bring a thought provoking message of activating power to the broken women of Pensacola in her seminar, Phenomenal Women With Value Presents, The Power of A Woman using her mind-blowing 7 Steps to activating [...]

Educators Unite Day Shines Light on Teachers and Community Stakeholders as Change Agents

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Washington, DC – The Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC) announced recently that Wednesday, May 6, 2015 is “Educators Unite Day.” The one-day, focused initiative serves to heighten community awareness that teachers are change agents, along with parents and other educational stakeholders who motivate students to learn and achieve. The multi-pronged activities are planned to take [...]

Good Morning America “Home” Contestant Winning More for the Hungry in Texas

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Plano, TX – Cheryl “Action” Jackson’s winning of Good Morning America (GMA) ‘Home’ to Your Hometown Contest has opened up more opportunities for Minnie’s Food Pantry to feed the hungry in her hometown of Plano, Texas. DreamWorks is donating 25,000 meals to the food panty and Uber, as part of their national partnership with Share [...]

Urban K- 6 Teachers Needed to Become Change Agents – Deadline Looming

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Washington, DC – The Delta Research and Educational Foundation, in collaboration with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is looking for certified professionals currently teaching students enrolled in pre-kindergarten through 6th grade in urban school districts to become educational change agents. The nationwide search is a key component of the Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC), a [...]

Powerful Book on Mentoring by Barbara A. Perkins Features Amazing Real-Life Short Stories From 47 Contributors

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Los Angeles, CA — In recognition of Black History Month, Barbara A. Perkins, releases The Magic of Mentoring: Pearls of Wisdom, a collection of short stories written by 47 Pearls (contributors) who believe as she that mentoring is the key to success for young people today. Perkins comments, “Every child deserves to be mentored. Every [...]

Professor Launches Small Business Academy Offering a Fresh Alternative to College for African-Americans

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Atlanta, GA –- Atlanta-based Urban Business Institute (www.UrbanBusinessInstitute.com) assists aspiring entrepreneurs to successfully achieve their dreams of business ownership. “With 80% of businesses failing within 5 years, the numbers are much higher for African-Americans,” said founder, entrepreneur, investor and professor, Devin Robinson. Urban Business Institute’s (UBI) Small Business Academy, a 12-month intense training program, is [...]

PZI Jeans Introduces New Denim Styles for the Woman with Curves

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Atlanta, GA – PZI Jeans, long known for creating innovative denim designs and perfectly fitting women with curves; introduces new denim styles from its Fall/Winter line, which includes a variety of exciting pieces. With the theme running high, FIT, COMFORT AND STYLE, PZI Jeans once again offers consumer conscious styles that the PZI woman will [...]

California Realists Seek Solutions to Low African American Homeownership Rates

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Los Angeles, CA –October 14, 2014 – Sounding the alarm about stagnant homeownership rates among African Americans, the California Association of Real Estate Brokers (CAREB) is calling California-based real estate industry professionals, government policy experts, housing advocates and others for a two-day conference, October 16 and 17, 2014, in Los Angeles. The conference, The State [...]

Mario Armstrong to Receive NABJ Ray Taliaferro Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is proud to announce digital lifestyle expert and tech journalist Mario Armstrong as the latest recipient of the Ray Taliaferro Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. The $5,000 award, sponsored by the Barry Bonds Family Foundation, is named in honor of veteran San Francisco radio talk show host and [...]

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