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Webber Marketing (WM), creators of the Pepsi National Battle of The Bands (NBOTB) presented by Toyota is excited to announce the release of its new film "The Road to Houston: Preparing to Battle", a behind-the-scenes look at the band selection...

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Aura, the leader in intelligent safety for consumers, today announced a partnership with nonprofit Cyversity, in an effort to increase representation and opportunity for underrepresented talent in the cybersecurity workforce. Aura's sponsorship of...

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Huntington National Bank announced the launch of Huntington Home for Good, a new mortgage product offering designed to meet the needs of applicants from historically under-resourced communities....

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MedTech Color (MTC)?the nonprofit organization with a mission to advance the representation of persons of color in the Medtech industry?announced the 2023 Pitch Competition finalists. The 2023 chosen entries for pitch day came from a pool of...

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Celebrity dentist Dr. Catrise Austin best known for transforming Cardi B's smile joins top cosmetic and spa dentistry practice in Montclair New Jersey to help patients look and feel more confident and sexy in 2023....

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UBIZ Venture Capital has named William Hartley Parker, CTP as the Executive in Residence for UBIZ and the newly launched Business Growth Institute (BGI). Parker brings a wealth of knowledge and decades of experience, which includes senior executive...


30 january 2023

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Black women entrepreneurs are finding surprising and encouraging ways to leap across the funding gap that can hold back Black-owned businesses, according to a new survey by The BOW Collective. Most business owners in the survey reported gross...

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iONE Digital (formally known as Interactive One), the leading digital media company creating and distributing premium content for Black and urban lifestyle enthusiasts, is proud to announce the dawn of a new era in its consistent evolution. iOne...

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The Xenon Pictures release Freedom's Path opens in theatres nationwide on Friday, February 3, 2023 on AMC and Regal screens. The film's opening coincides with Black History Month....

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Toronto's business and community leaders came together on Saturday January 21, to celebrate the extraordinary work of the BlackNorth Initiative in its continued commitment to removing anti-Black systemic barriers, at the Inaugural BlackNorth Gala....

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DRESDEN, ON, Jan. 30, 2023 To celebrate Black History Month, the Josiah Henson Museum of African-Canadian History is offering in-person and virtual tours for all ages. The museum will also explore the historical legacy of Mary Ann Shadd Cary ? a...

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No. 2 Construction Battalion, the first and only all-Black battalion-sized unit in Canadian military history, is being remembered on the 2023 issue of the Royal Canadian Mint's ongoing Commemorating Black History series. In the opening years of the...

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Black Health, the Harlem, NY based nonprofit organization that champions the promotion of health and prevention of diseases to reduce disparities and achieve equity within the black community launches Get Me Vaxxed, the new campaign for Black History...

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Jabari K. Jones, a community advocate, and small-business champion, announced his candidacy for the 3rd District Seat in the City Council of Philadelphia at an event surrounded by friends and supporters....

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On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, Giants of Africa, a not-for-profit dedicated to enriching the lives of African youth through sports, and its co-founder Masai Ujiri, Vice-Chairman and President of the Toronto Raptors, today announced...

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Most Black Canadians feel their employers continued to make progress addressing anti-Black racism in the last year but worry that a recession could wipe out those gains, finds new research by KPMG in Canada....


29 january 2023

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Today, Canada Post unveiled a new Black History Month stamp honouring Chloe Cooley, who had a profound impact on the history of enslavement in Canada. Her act of resistance on the evening of March 14, 1793, ushered in legislation that would lead to...


27 january 2023

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Today Catholics for Choice, which uplifts and amplifies the voices of the majority of Catholics who believe in reproductive freedom, issued the following statement from President Jamie L. Manson, M. Div., after the city of Memphis, Tennessee,...

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Black CannaBusiness (BCB) and Parallel's Goodblend are continuing their successful collaboration on a national education series aimed at CEOs of color in the cannabis industry. The Black Cannabusiness CEO Intensive Program (CEO Intensive) is a free,...

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Women of Color in Fundraising And Philanthropy (WOC)® launched Career Match on January 25, 2023. Career Match by WOC tm prepares qualified candidates for a successful job search by offering coaching, resume review, and exposure to search firms...


26 january 2023

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Black History Month, three words, and a celebration packed into one short month at the top of the new year observed for over 100 years. Since 1976 every U.S. Presidential Administration has officially recognized Black History Month as a time to...

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Today, Concerned Communities for America (CCA) applauded the College Board for agreeing to revise its Advanced Placement African American Studies curriculum in response to objections raised by the Florida Department of Education, with the following...

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The Chopra Foundation today announced The Soul of Leadership, an initiative focusing on mental well-being and leadership development within the Black community. In partnership with Robert F. Smith and in collaboration with the NeverAlone movement,...

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Leading Black-owned multimedia company REVOLT today announced the exciting addition of industry veteran Mara S. Campo as the Global News Anchor of their growing news division. Through this initiative, REVOLT continues to expand its highly talented...

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Blackbaud , the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, today announced it will focus its 2023 philanthropic efforts on supporting diversity, equity and inclusion in partnership with five global organizations in each of the...

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Stackwell, the digital investment platform designed to eliminate the racial wealth gap, today announced its app is now available for download by all Android phone users in the Google Play Store. The robo-investing app, which addresses and removes the...

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CVS Health® today announced a new initiative that will address barriers to care in underserved communities across the country. The CVS Health Community Equity Alliance is being established to expand the community health worker workforce, enhance...

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Disparities in PPP loans were identified within African American farmers due to their income levels and location (rural compared to urban). Sheding light on the greater challenges faced by African American farms in rural areas in contrast to those in...

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Last night, Dark & Lovely proudly announced Meagan Good as their latest ambassador at their 'Making Bold Moves' event held in support of the brand's philanthropic initiative, Building Beautiful Futures. The award-winning actress, bestselling author...

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Georgia-based music company Emerald Nation Entertainment has elected to place its indelible mark on the World of Hip-Hop Music, by introducing a 10-year old recording artist and phenom, distinguishably named: "Prince Marc Jakob." With an...


25 january 2023

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The Advanced Leadership Institute (TALI) and Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business are pleased to announce the 2023 cohort of the Executive Leadership Academy. Twenty-six powerful Black leaders have been selected to participate in this...

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Media Culture, an independent brand performance agency, today announced the appointment of Eureka Vanterpool to lead a newly created Multicultural Marketing practice with the goal of helping brands drive meaningful business growth among various...

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Tishman Speyer today announced it has secured the Basis Investment Group (BIG) as an equity partner in the Santa Monica Collection, its portfolio consisting of eight development sites across nearly 3.1 acres in Downtown...

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The popular networks ION, Bounce and Scripps News will launch on YouTube TV as part of its base service offering this week. As part of the multi-year distribution partnership with Scripps Networks, the national television network division of  The...

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Skillr, the iOS app for affordable per-minute instant video chats with professional and amateur language experts as well experts in a broad spectrum of other fields, announced today that it has entered into a series of language lesson and interpreter...

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OneTen, a coalition of leading executives and companies committed to hiring, promoting, and advancing one million Black individuals without four-year degrees into family-sustaining careers, today published Catalyzing Careers through Skills-first...

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United Recovery Project is a rehabilitation center that takes a unique and holistic approach to recovery from addiction. Our programs incorporate a variety of evidence-based techniques such as mindfulness, nutrition, exercise, and more, to help...

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The Home Depot® will increase its investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to $4 million in 2023 by launching an expanded range of community projects and career resources for students in its Retool Your School program....

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Bram Dijkstra, professor emeritus at UC San Diego, and renowned literary agent Sandra Dijkstra have donated their music collection, nearly 65 years in the making, of irreplaceable recordings of jazz, Jamaican music, blues, soul, and other genres....


24 january 2023

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Legacy hair care brand Creme of Nature is pleased to announce that its scholarship for HBCU students has returned for a third year. The fund will be administered by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). The Creme of Nature Legacy of Leadership...

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A new publication from the Black Directors Health Equity Agenda is a playbook to lead environmental, social and governance action in organizations committed to health and wellness....

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Today, people in Canada and across the globe will mark the UNESCO World Day for African and Afrodescendant Culture, an opportunity to celebrate the rich heritage and contributions made by members of the African diaspora. Adopted in 2019, the World...

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OneUnited Bank is proud to announce its new Empowerment Network, with more surcharge free ATMs than any other bank in the country. A historic moment on the eve of Black History Month, the nation's largest Black owned bank launches the nation's...

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Be Nimble Foundation, a 501(c)(3) social enterprise creating fully diverse and inclusive tech ecosystems, announces a collaboration with Eli Lilly and Company , having been selected as one of the global pharmaceutical company's principal sourcing...

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The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the World Day for African and Afrodescendant Culture: "Today, on the World Day for African and Afrodescendant Culture, we honour and celebrate the diverse and vibrant...

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Gale V. King, Independent Board Director and Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (retired) at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, has been elected Chair of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC). The ELC is the preeminent...

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The specialty footwear and lifestyle chain, The Athlete's Foot (TAF), has announced the expansion of its marketing team and promotion of two key executives to close out a successful 2022. Darius Billings to VP of Marketing: Community Engagement and...


23 january 2023

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Southern Company and the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) are proud to announce Southern Company as the Official Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Partner of the AJGA. The partnership will also include the Southern Company Foundation, which will...

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Today, Concerned Communities for America (CCA) Executive Director DaQuawn Bruce issued the following statement today in response to the violence that took place in Atlanta over the weekend as protesters attacked law enforcement property and...

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The U.S. Postal Service today celebrated the life of author Ernest J. Gaines, best known for the novels "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" and "A Lesson Before Dying," as the 46th honoree in the Black Heritage Stamp series in a...

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