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Civil Rights Activist, Dr. Gwendolyn Fuller Mukes, Releases Debut Children’s Picture Book ‘Gwen Didn’t Care’
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Dr. Gwendolyn Mukes, a Los Angeles based actress, renowned educator and civil rights activist presents her debut children's book, "Gwen Didn't Care" (ISBN: 979-8985784428) at Full Circle Bookstore on August 26, 1900 NW Expy, Oklahoma City, OK, at 3 p.m. "Gwen Didn't Care" honors the 65th Anniversary of the nation's first approved sit-in movement, and tells a true story of the silly, ridiculous, unjust, unfair, unfortunate laws of Jim Crow.
BHERC will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival, Sept. 22-23, 2023
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held September 22-23, 2023, at the Regal L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California and the Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV, from October 1-8.
NYC resonates with a poignant tribute as its iconic buildings don a solemn hue in honor of the International Day of...
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Tonight, the heart of New York City will resonate with a poignant tribute as its iconic buildings don a solemn hue in honor of the International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. This visual gesture carries a profound significance, paying homage to both an exceptional individual and an often-forgotten chapter of history, Mocha Media announces today.
The Black Girl Judge Company announces ‘The Children Of Light: Book I’ a new adventure picture book for children
KEARNY, N.J. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- "The Children of Light: Book I" (ISBN: 978-1958377017; paper) is a picture book for children by co-authors Elizabeth and Adetoro Adekunle. The book follows the fun adventures of 4 friends who live in West Africa, as their town works on regaining electricity which was later obtained with solar power. Published by The Black Girl Judge Company LLC.
Bunny DeBarge releases her newly revised, tell-all music business memoir, ‘The Kept Ones: DeBarge, The Fame Years’
WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- VocalzMusic & Publishing announces that famed Motown songwriter, recording artist and lone female member of legendary R&B sibling singing group, DeBarge, Bunny DeBarge released her newly revised, tell all memoir, "The Kept Ones: DeBarge, The Fame Years," in print, with a gold ribbon design, on Monday, June 19, 2023.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- E'maj Entertainment Television Network, a groundbreaking media platform dedicated to empowering people of color, is thrilled to announce its official launch on Juneteenth, June 19, 2023. The launch marks a significant milestone in media representation, coinciding with the commemoration of African Americans' emancipation.
Art-In-Relation Presents an Unforgettable Evening Concert of Spirituals and Contemporary Songs of Freedom
LONG BEACH, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.) is proud to present a special evening concert, in collaboration with Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, featuring a group of exceptional performers. This talented ensemble will come together to deliver an inspiring musical experience. With a repertoire that reflects the significance of Juneteenth and embraces a message of change and freedom, this concert promises to be a memorable celebration.
Thinkzilla CEO Dr. Velma Trayham Joins 2,400 CEOs in National Commitment to Advance DEI in Workplace
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Thinkzilla Consulting has joined the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. One of more than 2,400 CEOs that have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, Dr. Velma Trayham is committing herself and Thinkzilla to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Director’s Guild of America hosts 30th Annual ‘Sista’s Are Doin’ It For Themselves Short Film Showcase’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Debbie Allen, critically acclaimed director, producer, and choreographer will be a special guest at upcoming, 30th annual "Sista's Are Doin' It For Themselves" Short Film Showcase Opening Night Celebration, May 19th at 7:30pm, at the Director's Guild of America, the Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) announced today.
NEW ORLEANS, La. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Three times self-published author and entrepreneur Michelle Jackson had no idea starting a private Facebook group would change her life. In March 2020, inspired by COVID's unexpected stay-at-home orders, Jackson took to social media to connect with writers of color and to find resources on how to market a book without leaving the confines of her home. And so, the Black Writers Workspace (BWW) online community was born.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host the 30th Anniversary of its Sistas Are Doin' It For Themselves Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held May 19-21, 2023 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California. The Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV from May 22-31.
To Fight Climate Change this Spring Break, HBCU Green Fund Atlanta University Fellows Plant Trees in African Village
ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- A group of HBCU Green Fund Fellows from Atlanta University Center recently dedicated their spring break embedded in an African village on the border of Senegal and Mauritania building a tree shelter, planting trees and digging a well in their ongoing efforts to help the vulnerable communities that are most impacted by the effects of climate change, but contribute the least.
With 50+ Black-owned Businesses, IMPACT AZ 2025 Kicks Off: Arizona’s Largest Supplier Diversity Readiness Program
PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Setting the stage for dramatic change among Black-owned Arizona businesses, IMPACT AZ 2025 is kicking off its supplier diversity readiness program to close the racial wealth gap for business owners through a three-year supplier diversity readiness program, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.
HANG Media & Orange Blossom Classic partner in Creating National Watch Party to bring HBCUs and the community together
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- One of the country's most historic college football games, the storied Denny's Orange Blossom Classic presented by Ready Life, is poised to continue shining light on its bright future. Fans are invited to join a national watch party, which includes the opportunity to discuss an array of topics while viewing the game with sports heroes and celebrities through online channel, HANG Media.
DON’T LET THEM BURY MY STORY: Memoir from 108-Year-Old Tulsa Race Massacre Survivor, Viola Ford Fletcher
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mocha Media Inc is honored to announce the publication of "DON'T LET THEM BURY MY STORY, The Oldest Living Survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre In Her Own Words" (Hardcover; On Sale: May 30, 2023; $29.99; ISBN: 978-1737168409) by Viola Ford Fletcher with her grandson Ike Howard on the 102nd Anniversary of the event that caused the single worst incident of racial violence in the history of the United States.
13th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival in L.A. to recognize and support youth’s unique talents and voices
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 13th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 12, 2023. On Saturday March 4 an in-person opening day will take place at the Pacific Design Center's Silver Screen Theater, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069), as well as online at BHERC.TV.
Joe Young Partners with JPMorgan Chase to Launch the ‘Kemet, Big Time Saver’ Youth Literacy Comic Book at P.S. 171 in...
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On the last day of Black History Month, nationally recognized Black Producer and Creator Joe Young, Jr., in partnership with JPMorgan Chase, will launch a print and digital comic book teaching financial literacy to students featuring "KEMET, BIG TIME SAVER." Students will officially meet KEMET, a ten-year-old time-traveling comic character who goes back to meet African-American historical firsts, legends, and inventors.
Author Procopius Canning’s Authoritative Book, ANCIENT BLACK CIVILIZATIONS MATTER, Adds Ancient History to Black History Month
SHELBURNE, Nova Scotia /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Perusine Press celebrates Black History Month with author Procopius Canning's deeply researched book "Ancient Black Civilizations Matter: Sort of like Wakanda, only real!" (ISBN: 979-8696570037), a fascinating survey of Blacks and Black culture in the ancient world.
IMPACT AZ 2025 Announces JPMorgan Chase as Title Sponsor and Program Details for Supplier Diversity Readiness Initiative in Arizona
PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced today that IMPACT AZ 2025, a nine-month supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black and minority business owners, is proud to announce JPMorgan Chase as its title sponsor. Since 2015, JPMorgan Chase has spent $11 billion with diverse suppliers. In 2020 alone, the diverse supplier spend was over $2 billion.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) announced Shavon Arline-Bradley was hired to serve as the organization's first president and chief executive officer. After 88 years, the organization changed its governance structure to work more efficiently.
Sage Investment Club, an investment firm managed by an all-female, African American leadership team, today celebrates 25 years
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Sage Investment Club, an investment firm managed by an all-female, African American leadership team, today celebrates 25 years since the launch of its investment platform. Founded by Sonya Weaver-Johnson, the group offers investment education and co-investment opportunities.
Best Script Award – London: Filmmaker Lisa N. Alexander announces her script, ‘My Father The Queen’ Wins Best LGBT Screenplay
CYPRESS, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Best Script Award - London selected "My Father The Queen" as the winner of the Best LGBT Screenplay during their Autumn 2022 competition. The screenplay was written by filmmaker Lisa N. Alexander, owner of PrettyWork Studios. It is her first feature work.
HBCU Green Fund and Center for Environmental Justice Cites Small Progress Toward Climate Justice, Commit to Helping Young African Students
WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In an effort to increase diversity at the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, the HBCU Green Fund and the Harambee House/Citizens for Environmental Justice (HH/CFEJ) partnered to lead a delegation of 27 persons from the United States, Africa and the diaspora to participate in the global summit touted as "COP Africa."
Atlanta-based Economic-Empowerment Nonprofit Launches ‘GivingChooseDay’ Campaign to Raise Funds for Minority Women in Business
ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Millionaire Mastermind Academy (MMA) has launched its Giving Tuesday Campaign to raise $150,000 through November 30, 2022, to support programming that uplifts minority women entrepreneurs through access to professional development, networking opportunities, and access to financial resources, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.
Beyond Benign to Support Green Chemistry Educators at Minority-Serving Higher Education Institutions
WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Beyond Benign announced a new Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Initiative, designed to provide green chemistry educational support for faculty and students at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs). Being built and executed in collaboration with MSIs, the initiative is intended to ensure the next generation of world-class chemists and scientific leaders are reflective of the diversity of the global community and prepared to address sustainability through chemistry.
Georgia Black Women’s Roundtable (GA BWR): 2022 Power of the Ballot Debate Watch Party and Comedy Show
ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Call it the calm before the midterm election storm. Georgia Black Women's Roundtable (GA BWR) treated staff, volunteers, local and national leaders, and members of the community to a night filled with tasty food, great company, and a lot of laughter when they hosted a Power of the Ballot Debate Watch Party and Comedy Show this past Friday, October 14 at IBEW Local 613.
BOSS – Business Of Student Success – Racks Up $130K and Places Second in 4th Annual Long Beach Gives
LONG BEACH, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The 4th Annual Long Beach Gives campaign, an online giving day sponsored by the City's leading nonprofit funders and nonprofit support organizations, invites donors from throughout the city and beyond to give to the local nonprofit of their choosing. This year, the effort raised $1,965,539 to support 232 participating nonprofits. BOSS™ (Business Of Student Success) raised $130,000 from more than 300 donors, making it the second most contributed to charity in this year's campaign.
Documentary Film ‘Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and The Politics of Race’ airs on PBS SoCal in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- "Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race" reveals the life and legacy of the first African American mayor elected in a major American city, with an overwhelmingly white majority, and will be broadcast on PBS SoCal on Thursday, October 6 at 8:30 p.m., Our L.A. announced today. The encore presentation of the award-winning documentary is being released during another historic Los Angeles mayoral race occurring now. It is also available on PBS.org, and on PBS and World Channel's Saturday Playlist Initiative on race.
Investors Academy’s Youth Training Program Imparts Life Skills and Job Training for Local Youth in Atlanta GA
ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Expanding The Investors Academy services to support more teens and young adults, the nonprofit's Youth Training Program shares life skills, on-the-job training and financial literary skills for youth ages 15 to 24. In its second summer, the program has been funded by the Fulton County Government, with partners including the City of Atlanta, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.
Unconscious bias frequently occurs due to people’s tendency to hire people like themselves, according to job site Trove Talent
FORT MYERS, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Black people routinely face discrimination in the hiring process. Sometimes this happens because of a conscious bias. However, unconscious bias frequently occurs due to people's tendency to hire people like themselves, according to job site Trove Talent.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) has teamed with Restoration Stage (Washington, D.C.) to bring the popular musical "Veils" to the Los Angeles area for a short run Thursday, September 15, and Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, September 17 at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 18 at 8 p.m. at the Nate Holden Performing Art Center in Los Angeles.
Black Hollywood Education Resource Center Presents Its First Health Matters Film Screening and Panel Focused on Mental Health
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) is proud to welcome an incredible lineup of Films, Filmmakers and Healthcare Professionals to the stage of speakers for our 28th Annual Film Festival and First Annual Health Conference: "SUPLLEMENTALLY": Mastering Mental and Brain Health After the Pandemic Across the Globe: Recovery, Healing, Hope, Reimage, taking place August 27, 2022, Cinemark 18 & XD, 6081 Center Drive, Los Angeles and virtually.
Blaylock Van LLC Partners to Support 2nd Annual United Diversity Business Summit, Presented by Thinkzilla Consulting Group
PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Blaylock Van, LLC, the nation's longest continuously operating Black-owned investment bank, will serve as a sponsorship partner for the 2nd annual United Diversity Business Summit, Presented by Thinkzilla Consulting Group & The City of Scottsdale. The Sept. 14 summit will convene diverse business leaders and entrepreneurs across Arizona.
2022 California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is not only filled with food, fun and music, but purpose too
PLEASANTON, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- This two-day California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is not only filled with food, fun and music, but purpose too. For 12 years running, this premier food and music event has grown to be a regional favorite. This year's festival will be held at the Alameda Fairgrounds on September 17 and 18, 2022 and will donate a portion of revenue to different charities in the Bay area who work to help the homeless and domestic violence victims.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Response from the business community has been strong as the 2nd Annual installment of Arizona's top conference on diversity and inclusion grows closer, with several major sponsors on board and a list of expert speakers committing to the event, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.
The Oracle Group announces Teen Social Entrepreneur Michael Platt’s Book ‘Michaels Desserts’ to Launch ‘Our Tomorrow’ Series
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Sixteen-year-old social entrepreneur Michael C. Platt's highly anticipated cookbook "Michaels Desserts" (Mixed Media Resources; Paperback/eBook; On Sale: Nov. 1, 2022; $19.95; ISBN: 978-1684620470) will be the first title in the Our Tomorrow series published by Mixed Media Resources LLC. The food justice advocate will make his literary debut as the first of four authors in a groundbreaking series created to amplify the voices of teen activists using their gifts to make the world a better place.
2nd Annual United Diversity Business Summit Announced Sept. 14 to Improve Economic Diversity Outcomes with City of Scottsdale
PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Building on the success of 2021 "United Diversity Business Summit Day," which included a special proclamation from Scottsdale Mayor David D. Ortega, the second annual United Diversity Business Summit will be held on Sept. 14, 2022. Presented by Thinkzilla Consulting Group and the City of Scottsdale, the summit will engage business and community leaders in efforts to create more diverse and inclusive outcomes.
Nonprofit Millionaire Mastermind Academy Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2022 Real Estate Accelerator Program for Minority Women
TAMPA, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Further expanding access to careers in the real estate industry, the Millionaire Mastermind Real Estate Accelerator Program is now accepting applications for its upcoming fall 2022 program, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today. Welcoming up to 50 diverse women applicants, the 12-week hybrid program consists of virtual classes plus two in-person days of intensives.
2022 Continental Youth Symposium in Uganda: US Climate Activist, Illai Kenney, Urged Young Leaders to Unite Globally for Climate Justice
WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Determined to encourage unity across the African Diaspora, expand their global network of youth working to advance climate justice and to promote the upcoming PreCOP27 Africa Virtual Summit, the HBCU Green Fund sent a small delegation to participate in the 3rd African Peer Review Mechanism Continental Youth Symposium in Kampala, Uganda last week.
With Roe v. Wade overturned, the Shades of Blue Project will host week-long event and discuss impact to the maternal mental...
HOUSTON, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Black maternal morbidity is on the rise and the numbers are higher than originally reported. According to a study by the Maryland Population Research Center at the University of Maryland, Black mothers are 3.5 times more likely to experience death by pregnancy. Kay Matthews, founder of The Shades of Blue Project and Black Maternal Mental Health Week says the mental health of Black mothers is also a factor in the significantly higher numbers.
Writing Competition for Black Creators announced by Obsidian WROTE Collection and Black Writers Workspace
CHICAGO, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Black writers, bloggers, journalists, poets, songwriters, and screenwriters now have a place to showcase their work, find writing jobs, win cash prizes, and collaborate with peers. The Black Writers Collaborative, a new literary competition designed to empower writers with a flair for crafting culture-infused works of art, is the latest brainchild of The Obsidian WROTE Collection, and the Black Writers Workspace.
Helen Butler, GCPA Executive Director, Statement on Election Integrity In 2022 Georgia Primary, May 24
ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Helen Butler, executive director of the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda (GCPA), issued the following statement about election integrity during the Georgia Primary on May 24, 2022.
Larry Callies, the Black Cowboy Story chronicled in new book, ‘HERE COMES COWBOY LARRY, STEPPING OUT IN FAITH’
ROSENBERG, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- "HERE COMES COWBOY LARRY, STEPPING OUT IN FAITH" (ISBN 978-1667838816) is the biographical story of Larry Callies in his own words, he dreamt from the age of ten of becoming a Cowboy; and his spiritual journey as man of color to the founding of the First Museum honoring the long history of the Black Cowboy Heritage.
The Gathering of Queens in Miami brings programming and education on the importance of diverse representation in commercial real estate
MIAMI, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Bringing programming and education on the importance of diverse representation in commercial real estate and other industries to Florida, "The Gathering of Queens" will commence in Miami on June 11, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today. Following on the heels of successful events in Atlanta, Phoenix, and Houston, the women's economic empowerment event is sponsored by M&T Bank.
4th annual Recession Proof Convention in Vegas welcomes members forging a pathway towards wealth for upcoming generations
LAS VEGAS, Nev. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Sharing their competitive fire and strategies for success, professional athletes Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Mike Tyson were just announced as keynote speakers for the upcoming 4th annual Recession Proof Convention, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today. Slated for May 27-28 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, this wealth strategy celebration from "Recession Proof" founder Marcus Barney will welcome an all-star line-up of attendees and speakers.
4th annual ‘Recession Proof’ convention in Las Vegas convenes members for financial literacy and wealth building strategies
LAS VEGAS, Nev. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- While inflation and financial struggles are challenging many across the United States, wealth strategist and "Recession Proof" founder Marcus Barney and his members have a lot to celebrate this year, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today. With a theme of "Elevation," the 4th annual Recession Proof Convention will convene members for an exclusive entrepreneurship event on May 27-28, 2022 at The Mirage in Las Vegas.
Thinkzilla announces Arizona Minority Business Accelerator program aims to empower more than 50,000 entrepreneurs
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- With a welcome from Scottsdale Mayor David Ortega and President of the Black Chamber of Commerce Arizona Robin Reed, the Minority Business Accelerator Program, in collaboration with the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, kicked off on March 8, welcoming more than 40 women-owned small businesses, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.
Georgia Voters Triumph as Board of Elections Scraps Plans to Close 7 Lincoln County Polling Locations
LINCOLNTON, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- After several attempts by the Lincoln County Board of Elections to reduce the number of polling places in Lincoln County Georgia, the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda and other voting rights groups were elated that the voice of the voters was heard and their efforts to stop the board from closing seven locations to create one was successful.
There is a reason Birmingham, AL is called The Magic City /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The city's support for women and inclusion is why The World Games 2022 (TWG 2022) committee announced the selection of three exceptional black businesswomen - Kathy Boswell, Pam Cook, and Rashada LeRoy - to head the planning, promotion, and production of the international multi-sports event.
Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize Open for Applications with $10,000 in Contest and Scholarship Money for Youth Poets of Color
VENICE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Beyond Baroque, one of the nation's leading literary arts centers, has announced that the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize is now actively accepting applications. The prize, created in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will accept applications until May 1, 2022.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Classy in style, massive in appeal and savvy beyond her years, singer/songwriter and actress JADE has taken her time to learn her craft and study the business before jumping into it. The strategy is set to pay off like triple-cherry jackpots with her vibrant debut single and video, "Lucky Stars" (dropping on the artist's own TS2 Records imprint).
California Soul Food Cookout and Festival 2022: An Event with Purpose, Featuring Music, Food, plus Job Fair
PLEASANTON, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is an exclusive, two-day weekend event being held on September 17 and 18, 2022 at the Alameda Fairgrounds. In its 12th year, this year's lineup will feature some of the state's top food vendors, hottest R&B artists and gospel greats. What's more, Chef Milly, a celebrity chef from "Hell's Kitchen," is the food venue host at the heart of it all.
Juneteenth Unlimited, LLC is excited to introduce the release of a commemorative coin to celebrate a new Federal holiday – Juneteenth
CHARLOTTE, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Juneteenth Unlimited, LLC is excited to introduce the release of a commemorative coin to celebrate a new Federal holiday - Juneteenth - inspired by the African Diaspora, Black American history and the fight for freedom. Made of one troy ounce of .999 fine silver, this inspirational coin is for anyone who wants a valuable keepsake to memorialize this significant new holiday.
HBCU Green Fund recently announced a partnership with the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs
ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The HBCU Green Fund recently announced a partnership with the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) that increases their capacity to train, mentor and identify internships in energy and STEM industries for students at the Atlanta University Center (AUC). A Department of Energy grant to RICE provides resources for the AUC Energy Project, including a fellowship program exposing students from various majors to emerging opportunities in renewable energy and sustainability.
The Thelma Wright Empowerment Program is impacting Philadelphia in positive ways with new mentoring program
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- It has been well over a decade since Thelma Wright, once reputed to be one of the most dangerous and powerful Black women in Philadelphia, came to the forefront and shocked the nation with true confessions in her memoir, "With Eyes From Both Sides - Living My Live In and Out of the Game." Today however, Thelma Wright is impacting her city and the tri-state area in positive ways with her mentoring program, The Thelma Wright Empowerment Program.
Rev. Fred Shaw, international spokesperson for Citizens Commission on Human Rights, featured on VOICES FOR HUMANITY
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- An episode of "Voices for Humanity" on the Scientology Network documents the work of Rev. Fred Shaw, international spokesperson for Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and vice president of the Inglewood/South Bay chapter of NAACP.
Georgia Voting Rights Activists Will Deliver Petition to Stop Lincoln County GA from Eliminating All But One Polling Place
ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- As the U.S. Senate continues to discuss voting rights amid national efforts to disenfranchise voters, the new Lincoln County Board of Elections will vote Wed. Jan. 19, 2022 on whether to close all polling places except one. A coalition of voting rights activists will present a petition to the board at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 19, and a press conference will follow. The petition drive was coordinated by the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda (The Peoples Agenda) among others.
ThinkZILLA Announces Minority Business Accelerator Program Expands, Supporting Female Entrepreneurs in Arizona, Georgia and Florida
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- ThinkZILLA Consulting, announced its 15-week entrepreneur accelerator program for female minority entrepreneurs. The only firm that combines program management resources with extensive DE&I expertise, a network of thousands of minority-led business suppliers and full-service marketing capabilities, has expanded programming to combat poverty and support entrepreneurs in need of access.
Diversified financial services firm Blaylock Van, LLC supports diverse investors, pushes to Increase Women Investment Leaders
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today: As the nation's longest continuously operating Black-owned investment firm, Blaylock Van, LLC recognizes and embodies the power of diverse, equitable and inclusive leadership. To further expand its commitment to DE&I and employee success, the firm aims to increase the number of women leaders in the company in 2022 and beyond.
Andre Taylor, aka Gorgeous Dre, Revisits his Roots with ‘Many Shades of Dre’ Hip Hop Music and Video Project
SEATTLE, Wash. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In what might appear to be a major contradiction of sorts, civic activist Andre Taylor is reflecting on his notoriously iconic, urban culture hustler past and bringing back his alter pimp ego, "Gorgeous Dre," with the release of his new music and video project, "Many Shades of Dre."
St. Louis Rapper, Jaiimoni Starr, releases single and video ‘Stop and I Go,’ Launching Career with Equity Distribution Deal
ST. LOUIS, Mo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Jaiimoni Starr, who sung solo songs and performed praise dances at church, and began her career doing cover raps, launches her first professional rap single with "Stop and I Go." She is 16. Allen Daugherty, Daugherty Entertainment, is managing the artist.
United Diversity Business Summit 2021 Connects Top Arizona Business Leaders with Minority Entrepreneurs
PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Thinkzilla Consulting today announced that As Scottsdale Mayor David D. Ortega proclaimed Sept. 15 "United Diversity Business Summit Day," diverse business leaders and entrepreneurs from across Arizona came together to share ideas and innovations at the first United Diversity Business Summit, which was livestreamed by the City of Scottsdale.
New book by Claire Bellerjeau and Tiffany Yecke Brooks, ‘Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution’
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Multi-award-winning entertainer Vanessa Williams has penned a moving book foreword that shines the spotlight on an amazing tale of spying and slavery during the Revolutionary War while unveiling an unlikely heroine. "Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth" by Claire Bellerjeau and Tiffany Yecke Brooks, is published by Lyons Press.
LONG BEACH, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Rap artist, Bre Maa, also known as "The Hood Celestial" or "T.H.C." just announced the release of her debut EP - "Brightly Unveiling Majesty" (B.U.M.). With four tracks, this album is poised to quickly brighten the rap scene.
Millionaire Mastermind Academy is fulfilling its mission to educate and support the growth of minority owned businesses
PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Thinkzilla Consulting today announced that The Millionaire Mastermind Academy is fulfilling its mission to educate and support the growth of minority owned businesses by introducing the free United Diversity Business Summit to Arizona on Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.