Mario Armstrong to Receive NABJ Ray Taliaferro Entrepreneurial Spirit Award


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 [...]

Google Launches New $50 Million Initiative To Help Inspire Girls To Be Computer Programmers


Mountain View, CA — Chelsea Clinton, actress Mindy Kaling, Girl Scouts of the USA, SevenTeen Magazine, and several other organizations and foundations have partnered with Google to launch “Made with Code” – a global initiative to inspire girls to become programmers. According to USA Today, the initiative includes a commitment of $50 million to support [...]

EBONY magazine names Mitzi Miller Editor-in-Chief


CHICAGO – Desiree Rogers, CEO of Johnson Publishing Company (JPC), today named Mitzi Miller as the new editor-in-chief of EBONY magazine, effective immediately. Miller, most recently served as editor-in-chief of JET magazine, a post she had held since May 2011.  Wendy Wilson, the current managing editor of JET magazine, will now oversee the day-to-day operations [...]

Minority Real Estate Trade Association, @NAREB, Installs News Leadership

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Washington, DC – Members of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB®), installed real estate broker, Donnell Spivey to lead the nation’s oldest minority professional trade group as its 28th president. Out-going president, Julius Cartwright, passed the ceremonial gavel during the culminating event of NAREB’s 66th Annual Convention held August 4th through August 7th [...]

Comcast’s Internet Essentials Continues to Gain Momentum, Connecting Low-Income Americans to the Power Of the Internet at Home


Miami, FL – With the start of the new school year, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, Miami Dade County School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, Miami Dade League of Cities President and Miami Beach Commissioner Deede Weithorn, and Comcast Executive Vice President [...]

25 Years and Still Rollin’ – Jazzmyne Public Relations Gives Thanks and Appreciation for the Journey

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Makeda SmithHollywood, CA – “It’s important to acknowledge the journey. Expressing appreciation for everyone and every thing along the path is part of the celebration. All of it has brought me here, with ‘here’ being the operative word because ‘I Am still Here’,” cites , agency owner of Jazzmyne Public Relations. “And for that I [...] Teams with LivingSocial to Promote Pole Dancing for the Cure for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Los Angeles – Pole fitness instructor Selenia Scott is passionate about the subject of breast cancer. She has watched her best friend battle the disease for years. Her non-profit organization, is a vision born from her passion to help support finding a cure. A creative concept that combines the aspects of fitness, femininity and [...]

20th Annual Cutting Edge Music Business Conference

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New Orleans – The Cutting Edge CE (formerly Music Business Conference) announced that it has confirmed Music Dealers’ co-founder Eric Sheinkop as a panelist for one of its sessions during its annual music business conference. Music Dealers represent the world’s largest pre-cleared catalog of real, emerging artists from around the planet. The Cutting Edge CE [...]

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Honors Corporate Leaders

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Washington, DC – The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law bestowed upon DuPont and its Chair & Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman its 2012 A. Leon Higginbotham Corporate Leadership Award for exemplary corporate leadership in advancing diversity in the workplace and fostering economic opportunity. The gala black-tie dinner, themed “Together, we can accomplish what [...]

BET Television Executive Lea Walker Takes Career to New Heights Opening an Aerial Yoga and Pole Dance Studio

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North Hollywood, CA – As a busy television executive, Lea Walker knows the demands of a grueling career. A current Director of Production for Original Programming at BET, Walker can boast not only having worked on a roster of hit shows including “Sunday Best,” “Tiny & Toya,” and “American Gangster,” but also having interacted with [...]

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