Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Honors Kenny Leon, Will Packer, Millie Jackson, SOS Band and Brick

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Atlanta, GA – The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus presented its annual Heritage Dinner and honored a bevy of legendary entertainers with Georgia connections last Thursday at the Georgia World Congress Center. Highlights included a performance of “Georgia On My Mind” by Sheila Ray Charles, daughter of Ray Charles in a tribute to her late father [...]

Civil Rights Leader Barbara Arnwine Launches Talk Radio Program Focused on Activism as a Catalyst for Achieving Racial Justice and Equality

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Washington, D.C. – Barbara R. Arnwine, Esq., noted civil rights leader, will launch a weekly news talk radio program on Radio One’s WOL 1450 AM, beginning March 3, 2015. “Igniting Change with Barbara Arnwine” will provide provocative and empowering information and discussion designed to ignite change and inspire action in achieving racial justice, social justice [...]

Acclaimed Historian and Filmmaker Dr. Daniel E. Walker Launches “Faith, Hope, and Justice” Lecture and Film Tour

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– Inspirational Films “Sol Brothers” and “When Roosters” Crow Examine Young Men of Color, Servant Leadership, and the Life of an Early Pioneer in the Fight Against AIDS – Los Angeles, CA -– Amid threats to free speech across the globe and questions about the limits of police action at home, acclaimed scholar and filmmaker [...]

#EricGarner and #MikeBrown: Deaths Without Indictments #ICantBreathe #HandsUpDontShoot

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By Adam Chandler, The Atlantic – Weeks before the shooting death of Michael Brown this August in Ferguson, Missouri, the death of Eric Garner set off its own wave of protests. The father of six died in July while being arrested for selling illegal cigarettes in Staten Island, after a police chokehold rendered him unable [...]

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 [...]

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation Seeks 40 Nonprofit Partners to Host Town Hall Advocacy Sessions on Teacher Effectiveness

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Washington, DC – November 17, 2014 – The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF), partnering with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (DST), is issuing a Call to Action for nonprofit organizations to increase the dialogue around teacher efficacy to improve educational outcomes through their Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC). The campaign is made possible by [...]

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches 10-Day Voter Education and Mobilization Countdown

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Washington, DC – In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4 election, this past Saturday the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) kicked-off an aggressive 10-day voter mobilization countdown to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign focused on motivating Black women and youth voters to seize the voting power they have [...]

Actress Janet Hubert Visits Orlando to Mobilize Women to Vote During Black Women’s Roundtable “Don’t Count Us Out Tour”

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Orlando, FL – From dangerous Stand Your Ground laws to voter suppression schemes, the state of Florida is known for a host of issues that negatively impact the quality of life for citizens in communities of color. Actress, producer and activist, Janet Hubert, will talk about the importance of voting to combat unjust laws and [...]

#WeSawWhatYouDid – NYPD Suffocates Man Who Helped Breakup Fight – Video via @eurweb

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(Eurweb.com) – If it were not for a video that recorded the NYPD officers who piled on top of a New York City man that they insisted on placing in a choke-hold and ended up killing him when he couldn’t breathe beneath the weight, this would be a case of their word against all the [...]

Black Unemployment Best in 6 Years – by Freddy Allen @NNPABlackPress

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WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate hit a six-year low in June, dipping below 11 percent for the first time since August 2008. Last week, the Labor Department reported that the Black jobless rate was 10.7 percent in June, compared to the White unemployment rate, which was 5.3 percent. The unemployment rate for Black [...]

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