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 [...]

Daddy’s Here National Campaign Launches

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Baltimore, MD – Dean Radcliffe-Lynes, President of D.R.Lynes, VTP, LLC, announced the launch of the Daddy’s Here: When Being Present Is The Only Option documentary and National Community Outreach Campaign (www.daddysheremovie.com) on the Anthony McCarthy Radio program on WEAA 88.9 (Morgan State University Radio Station). Appearing on the show with some of the fathers who [...]

@CBCFInc Announces 44th Annual Legislative Conference #CBCFALC14

WASHINGTON—The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) expects more than 10,000 attendees at its 44th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), scheduled for Sept. 24 – 27, 2014, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. ALC is the premier conference of its kind nationwide, offering more than 70 forums on public policy issues facing [...]

Film & Stage Star Obba Babatundé to Host Angel City Links’ Celebration of 27 Extraordinary Young African American Men

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Beverly Hills, CA – The Angel City Chapter of Links, Inc. is celebrating its 33rd anniversary of “The Affair of Honor” with ceremonies to be held at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA on Saturday, April 26. Film and stage star, Obba Babatundé (“Dreamgirls,” “Chicago,” “Philadelphia”) will host the event. Explains Susan Cole Hill, [...]

Black Women’s Roundtable to Release Report on the Status of Black Women During BWR Women of Power Summit

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Washington, DC – Black Women’s Roundtable Public Policy Network (BWR), the women’s initiative of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP), will release a report reviewing the overall status of Black women during the third annual BWR Women of Power Summit taking place March 27-29 in Washington, DC. The report will be released on [...]

Statement From Dr. Bernice A. King: “My Brothers Want To Sell My Father’s Nobel Peace Prize Medal And His Bible”

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Atlanta, GA – On January 20, as we observed my father’s 85th birthday and The King Holiday, my brothers, Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King, III, notified me that they want to sell to a private buyer our father’s most prized possessions, his Nobel Peace Prize Medal and his personal Bible which was used [...]

The Delta Research and Educational Foundation Names Patricia Watkins Lattimore as New CEO

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Washington, DC – The board of directors of the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) is pleased to announce the selection of Patricia Watkins Lattimore as its chief executive officer (CEO). Ms. Lattimore assumed the mantle of CEO effective January 6, 2014. During the past year, she served as interim director. As the CEO, she [...]

National Radio Personality, Mother Love, Calls for Day of Love Honoring First Lady Obama

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Los Angeles, CA. LA Talk Radio host and media personality Mother Love is calling for a National Day of Love honoring First Lady Obama on her 50th birthday January 17th 2014. Women are asked to wear black and pearls on that day as a sign of appreciation for Mrs. Obama and all of her humanitarian [...]

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