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Inspired Mobility: Hip-Hop Pioneer “Rev Run” To Share The Latest In Faith & Tech

Dallas, TX – Legendary rapper and preacher Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons is no stranger to sharing his faith through mobile technology. Today, he joins AT&T’s Inspired Mobility™ conversation to share the latest ways mobility helps him inspire millions of fans. Rev Run was a founding member and front man of hip-hop’s legendary group RUN DMC. […]

PinkPoleParty.org Teams with LivingSocial to Promote Pole Dancing for the Cure for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Boeing Donates $500,000 to the International African American Museum, Receives “Virgil C. Summer Corporate Award”

Columbia, S.C., – The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today announced a $500,000 donation to the International African American Museum during the 2015 Equal Opportunity Day Dinner hosted by the Columbia Urban League. “Boeing is committed to supporting and giving back to the communities where our employees live and work,” said Tim Keating, Boeing’s Senior Vice […]

Entrepreneur, Armstrong Williams is Now the Largest Black Owner of TV stations in America

By Hassahn Liggins, RadioFacts.com – If you are not familiar with Armstrong Williams, he is a political commentator, entrepreneur, author of a nationally syndicated conservative newspaper column, and host of a daily radio show and a nationally syndicated TV program called The Right Side with Armstrong Williams. Williams is also founder and CEO of the Graham Williams Group, […]

Kristen Clarke Named President and Executive Director of National Lawyers’ Committee

Washington, DC – Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee) announced Kristen Clarke as its new president and executive director, effective January 1, 2016, succeeding Barbara R. Arnwine, who served in this capacity for more than 26 years. Clarke currently serves as the head of the Civil Rights Bureau at the […]

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Honors Corporate Leaders

NABJ Congratulates Member Kevin Merida

Washington, DC – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates member Kevin Merida on his appointment as editor of “The Undefeated,” ESPN’s website centering on the intersection of race, culture, and sports. Merida will be a senior vice president and editor and oversee the content, the direction, and the strategic initiatives undertaken by the […]

NABJ Hosts Event to Honor Ed Bradley and Eugene Robinson With Special Remarks by Senior Presidential Advisor Valerie Jarrett

Essence Festival expands to South Africa: New Edition to Launch in 2016

New York, NY – A three-year partnership has been formed with eThekwini Municipality to host the Essence Festival in Durban, South Africa in 2016 and 2017, announced Essence President Michelle Ebanks and eThekwini Mayor James Nxumalo at Durban City Hall today. Each year, the Essence Festival in New Orleans draws more than 450,000 attendees from […]

Black Women No Longer Have Their Essence

Southern Company and Perennial Strategy Group Host the Seventh Annual Evening of Excellence

Washington, DC – On Friday, September 18, 2015, and Perennial Strategy Group joined together to host the seventh annual Evening of Excellence, which this year recognized individuals who have greatly empowered the lives of youth and young professionals through mentorship and advocacy. Hosted as a part of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) 45th Annual […]

The Delta Foundation Awards Stephanie Tubbs Jones Internship to Prairie View A&M University Junior

International Civil Rights Center & Museum Announces Plans for ‘Pride of HBCU’ Exhibit

Greensboro, N.C.,- In July 2015, the International Civil Rights Center and Museum (ICRCM) announced plans to launch a “Pride of the HBCU” exhibit in the museum next year, in honor of the significant contributions made by Historically Black Colleges and Universities as part of the civil rights movement. The planned exhibit will feature historical documents, […]

President Obama’s Call to Tackle Climate Change Answered by HBCU Green Ambassadors

Black Girls CODE Opens New Chapter in Raleigh-Durham, Seeks to Inspire Girls Through Technology

Durham, NC – Girls in the Raleigh-Durham area have a great opportunity this month to learn computer science and coding through two innovative programs offered by the new, local chapter of Black Girls CODE, an organization which focuses on helping minority girls in underserved areas better understand programming and digital technology. The programs, organized by […]

National Urban League Helping Mortgage Scam Victims – By Marc H. Morial