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Vivica A. Fox to Host 2016 DNC Watch Party Celebrating the Black Vote

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Philadelphia, PA – Actress, producer and businesswoman, Vivica A. Fox, will join chair of the Darby County PA Democratic Party, Richard Womack Jr, to host the DogonVillage.com’s 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) Watch Party complete with dinner, dancing, DJ, and live performance by Grammy winner, Howard Hewett, and soulful jazz vocalist, LaTosha Brown. Themed, Celebrating […]

A Third-Term Democrat? Hillary Clinton Battles History

President Obama Grants Clemency To 61 Inmates

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By Zenitha Prince, AFRO.com, President Obama has commuted the sentences of 61 drug offenders, the White House announced March 30, underscoring his administration’s commitment to reforming unfair and overly-harsh sentencing laws. More than one-third of the 61 individuals who were granted clemency were serving life sentences, according to White House Counsel Neil Eggleston. To highlight […]

Unemployment Dropping for Everyone but Black Folks

It’s Becoming Very Clear the Support of Black Voters, Especially Black Women is the Key to a Hillary Clinton Win

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Poll after poll indicates that Hillary Clinton’s run for president is more of a challenge than many expected. CNN exit polls indicate that people still do not trust Hillary Clinton. After her recent losses, including Wisconsin, it’s becoming very clear that the support of black women voters is the key to a Clinton victory. A […]

Georgia Coalition of Black Women Salute Women in Government at Women’s History Month Celebration

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

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By Edrea Davis – Award-winning journalist and radio host, Sister Charlene Muhammad, closed out Women’s History Month with a compelling cover story in the Final Call Newspaper highlighting the beauty, power and achievements of Black women. “Sisters on the rise” (www.finalcall.com) examines the strength and resilience of black women dating back to warriors like Yaa […]

NoVo Foundation to Invest $90 Million in Future of Women of Color

NoVo Foundation to Invest $90 Million in Future of Women of Color

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By Lauren Victoria Burke – The NoVo Foundation, which is run by the son and daughter-in-law of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, has announced they will pledge a $90 million investment in girls and young women of color in the U.S. The foundation is calling the effort the largest ever made by a private foundation to […]

“Will Racism Ever End, Will I Ever Stop Being A ______?” New Utne Reader Cover Story by Kevin Powell

Hip Hop Caucus Launches Respect My Vote! Non-Partisan Campaign to Mobilize Young Voters in the 2016 General Election

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Washington, DC – The Hip Hop Caucus, a national non-profit that makes change happen by empowering the Hip Hop community to participate in the civic process, has launched its non-partisan voter registration and education campaign, Respect My Vote! for the 2016 general election. Charlamagne Tha God, radio personality of nationally syndicated Power 105 “Breakfast Club” […]

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

Congresswomen Announce Creation of Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls

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Washington, DC – Congresswomen Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) recently announced the creation of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, the first caucus devoted to public policy that eliminates the significant barriers and disparities experienced by Black women. Despite more than 430 registered congressional caucuses and […]

Black Votes Matter PAC Launched to Maximize Black Voter Turnout in Key Battleground States

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

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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 […]

It’s Becoming Very Clear the Support of Black Voters, Especially Black Women is the Key to a Hillary Clinton Win