Home Tag "african american"

Hillary Clinton Expands African American Staff, Appoints Black Vote Director

villagechief
by Lauren Victoria Burke – NBCBLK has confirmed from a Hillary Clinton aid that Hillary for America is expanding its African-American outreach team for the general election. The Clinton campaign has hired several staffers in an effort to build an already sizable advantage with African-American voters. During the primaries, African-American voters favored Clinton overwhelmingly and […]

Urban Movie Channel Presents #LUCKY NUMBER, a Comedy Starring Wu-Tang Legend”Method Man”

Urban Movie Channel Presents #LUCKY NUMBER, a Comedy Starring Wu-Tang Legend”Method Man”

villagechief
Los Angeles, CA – Just in time for March Madness, RLJ Entertainment’s Urban Movie Channel (UMC) presents the laugh-out-loud buddy comedy, #Lucky Number, premiering on March 18, 2016. In the film, an aspiring New York City sportscaster’s life is on the slow track, until he gets the old cell number of major basketball star “The […]

Award-Winning Journalist Charlene Muhammad Highlights Achievements of Black Women in “Sisters On The Rise”

UNCF and Fund II Foundation Launch $48 Million STEM Scholarship for African American Students

villagechief
New York, NY – UNCF and Fund II Foundation announced the launch of a major scholarship program benefiting African American students interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars Program is a $48 million initiative aimed at addressing diversity gaps that exist in the […]

Ketanji Brown Jackson Among Judges Being Considered as President Obama’s Nominee to Supreme Court

RACE – The Incredible True Story of Gold Medal Champion Jesse Owens

villagechief
Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. “Race” is an enthralling film about courage, determination, tolerance, […]

National Urban League Calls on Talk Radio Network to Drop Dr. Laura

California Realists Seek Solutions to Low African American Homeownership Rates

villagechief
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 […]

#Ferguson and Gaza-Awakening a Sleeping Giant?

villagechief
By Felicia M Davis (@feliciamdavis or fmd@dogonvillage.com )-Last night I went to sleep pleased that my daughter, a mature Howard University student, traveled to Ferguson to stand for justice. She arrived safely with four friends and attended what she referred to as the usual “Negro Church Rally”—talking, singing then marching. Later that night, and long […]