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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.

L.A. rapper, singer and poet Bre Maa releases new EP that promises rap in its purest form

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.

Hip-hop and Rap Artist RodthaGreat’s ‘The Garden’ Hits the iTunes Charts with VIP Recordings

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- RodthaGreat after recently signing a distribution deal with VIP Recordings, currently distributed by a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment, recently peaked the iTunes Hip-hop/Rap Song Charts at #57 with his release of "The Garden."

CEO and Executive Leadership and Transformation Coach Jovita Jenkins to Speak at Management and Leadership Skills Masterclass

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- SNGroup announced today that International Executive Coach, Jovita Jenkins, will be featured as a distinguished speaker at the upcoming live webinar: "Critical Management Skills for Managers and Leaders Virtual Masterclass" to be held Nov. 16, 2021. Jenkins is the author of "Get Out Of Your Own Way" (ISBN: ‎978-0974988719).

Automation Workz, the nation’s only Black tech diversity upskilling institution, has announced the close of $10M growth financing

DETROIT, Mich. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Detroit-based Automation Workz Institute, Inc., the nation's only Black tech diversity consulting and upskilling institution, today announced the close of $10 million growth financing to drive the expansion of their cybersecurity, network engineer and development certification courses to people of color across America.

College Student Retention Expert announces book, ‘Real Outreach: A Practical Guide to Retaining and Graduating College Students’

DETROIT, Mich. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- According to U.S. News & World Report, 1 in 3 first-year college students will not return for their sophomore year. Dr. Ezella McPherson has retained 82% to 100% of at-risk first-year college students during her tenure at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Wayne State University, and Indiana University. She shares more about her success with at-risk college students in her new book, "Real Outreach: A Practical Guide to Retaining and Graduating College Students" (ISBN: 978-1737273103).

3161-3163 Monroe Family Fellowship Chicago IL and NewNegro Media announce a Plaque Dedication Ceremony

CHICAGO, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 3161-3163 Monroe Family Fellowship Chicago IL and NewNegro Media announce a Plaque Dedication Ceremony at 3161-3163 Monroe, September 5, 2021, to celebrate the tenants 70-year anniversary. All families are invited, tickets are $30 and children under 12 free.

‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ has been renewed for a sixth season by BET

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Having just returned from Belize to promote STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells, feature actor, comedian, writer and producer Chris Spencer is pleased to announce that everyone's favorite husbands are coming back - the "Real Husbands of Hollywood" has been renewed for a sixth season by BET.

Entrepreneur Accelerator Program: Truist Bank to Support Millionaire Mastermind Academy’s Business Development program for Minority Women Entrepreneurs

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Celebrating key milestones of the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a nonprofit organization that aims to end poverty through entrepreneurship for minority women worldwide, Truist Bank is supporting recent graduates of the academy's Entrepreneur Accelerator Program, ThinkZILLA Consulting Group announced today.

Wig Company Founder and Entrepreneur Kimberly Cloud Turns the Tables and Heads

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- When Kimberly Cloud found herself out on the street due to domestic violence, she didn't let that stop her. In fact, the incident just served to give her strength to not only start her own business, but to give back to the community too. With a passion for making wigs, she started working with her local chapter of Dress for Success and then launched her own line of wigs, Genuinely Michelle Wigs, LLC.

Black families and educators have a new resource to amplify their efforts with Nu School Supplies

DURHAM, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Black families and educators looking for relatable educational materials to enhance their children's learning experience will soon have a new resource to amplify their efforts when Nu School Supplies launches in August.

Watts Landmark, Hawkins House of Burgers gets support from California Black Chamber of Commerce

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- When Hawkins House of Burgers restaurateur Cynthia Hawkins found herself on the other end of a Caltrans state issued decree requiring the removal of part of their building, former Compton resident A.K. King, got wind of the dilemma via social media and reached out to Jay King, the CEO/President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce.

Worldwide Battle of The Rappers Inc. is inviting you to attend their press conference on June 7, 2021 at the infamous...

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Worldwide Battle of The Rappers Inc. has brought together some of battle raps lyrical geniuses to help one lucky winner's dream come true in winning the first annual Worldwide Battle of The Rappers Tournament. Contestants will have the opportunity starting June 1, 2021 to register under one of 10 leading battle rappers in the game to guide them to the Grand Finale as their Team Captain.

Nipsey Hussle New Hit Announced by Juice Division Records

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- "Blue Dreams," which is the latest release from Nipsey Hussle by independent record label Juice Division Records is arguably the best posthumous verse from the Nipsey Hussle vault yet.

UK-based ForeMedia Group Building Digital Ecosystem for Creators in Sub-Sahara Africa

LONDON, U.K. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Pioneering London-based ForeMedia Group Plc (an international company well known for its top-rated extensive media and entertainment operations in Nigeria and United Kingdom, along with delivering Afro-centric media and entertainment to audiences worldwide), is delighted to announce that it is building the first digital ecosystem for talented entertainment creators in sub-Saharan Africa.

New Music: Actress Regina Taylor Announces Winners for the black album.mixtape. Project

DALLAS, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- After a 30-day call for entries, winners for the black album.mixtape. were announced during a virtual Block Party event. The black album. mixtape. is an initiative of Regina Taylor - the Golden Globe-winning actress, playwright, and activist - in partnership with Southern Methodist University's (SMU) Meadows School of the Arts.

John Lewis Voting Rights Day: GA Peoples’ Agenda joins local and national partners to host Votercades

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In an effort to bring attention to the onslaught of voter suppression laws and ignite public support for bills to restore protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda (Peoples' Agenda) will join local and national partners to host Votercades, teach-ins and other events throughout the state on John Lewis Voting Rights Day of Action, 2 PM Saturday May 8, 2021.

Fresh Start Now Enterprise and Enterprise of Destiny Launch Project300

HAMMOND, Ind. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Ms. Vianna C. Little, Visionary at Fresh Start Now Enterprise with Ms. Freddie C. Batchelor, A Systemic Change Catalyst at Enterprise of Destiny, two mission-driven women of color professional social enterprise business owners and developers, have come together to launch Project300(™)!

GA Black Women’s Roundtable Takes Break from Battling Voter Suppression to Honor Valiant Women of the Vote

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Despite the ongoing efforts of many leaders to suppress the voices of Georgia residents, Black and Brown voters turned out in record numbers, electing the most diverse leadership in the state's history. The Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda's women's network, Georgia Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) recognized the historic leadership of local Black women.

BIPOC Climate Justice event: U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry, Rep. Alma Adams, and Sen. Ed Markey address national climate goals

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- After an introduction by U.S. Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry, environmental justice leader, Mustafa Santiago Ali, will discuss the Biden-Harris Administration's approach to climate justice with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy during a panel discussion at the day-long virtual BIPOC Climate Justice event, HBCU Green Fund announced.

ABEP – Moving The CU Forward: a black owned and operated Credit Union to North Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Association for Black Economic Power (ABEP) is reaffirming its commitment to bringing a black owned and operated Credit Union to North Minneapolis.

NEW PODCAST: PhilaNomics focuses on meaningful conversations about Life, Spirituality, Metaphysics

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Local veteran, Phillip Polite ("Phil"), bares his soul and sparks intrigue and thought from his listeners with his new Podcast, "PhilaNomics." Phil is an Air Force and Army PTSD combat veteran who has endured plenty of struggles already in his young life.

At 2021 SXSW BWC Capital CEO Bridget Chisholm moderates and co-hosts diversity panels

GREENSBORO, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- BWC Capital CEO and national chair of The Links Economic Empowerment Platform (LEEP) Bridget Chisholm was selected by Opportunity Hub (OHUB), the largest minority-owned multi-campus entrepreneurship center and tech hub in the U.S., to moderate and co-host two panels at the SXSW annual conference.

Texas-based Black Yogis Matter launches to Amplify Voices of Black, Indigenous and People of Color

HOUSTON, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Yogi Law is proud to announce the launch of Black Yogis Matter, an online platform created to amplify the voices of black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) yoga and wellness professionals and help them succeed.

New book from historian Procopius Canning, ‘ANCIENT BLACK CIVILIZATIONS MATTER: Sort of like Wakanda, only real!’

SHELBURNE, Nova Scotia /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Procopius Canning, historian and creator of the scholarly award-winning web sites Timeline: Ancient Rome, and Gladiator: The Real Story, announces the publication of "ANCIENT BLACK CIVILIZATIONS MATTER: Sort of like Wakanda, only real!" (ISBN: 979-8696570037), a deeply researched popular survey history of Blacks and Black culture in the ancient classical world.

Black Woman Owned Multimedia Co, Mocha Media, Launches Second Season of ‘Literary Lounge by Mocha @ MLK’

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mocha Media, A Black Woman Owned Multi Media Publishing Company, announces the season two launch of the "Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK" in partnership with the MLK Library in Washington D.C.

Stand With Georgia Virtual March: Black Youth Vote Georgia Campaign to Fight Biased Voter Suppression Laws

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Black Youth Vote Georgia (BYV GA) will host the intergenerational Stand With Georgia Virtual March to launch "Don't Bother My Ballot," a youth-led campaign to fight oppressive voter suppression laws recently introduced by Georgia legislators and to promote the passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

Monument to an African American Patriot Drummer in South Carolina? You Bet!

BEAUFORT, S.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- According to the Georgia American Revolution Preservation Alliance, if one battlefield archaeologist had his way, the first monument placed on the newly preserved Battle of Beaufort, SC site would not be to the two signers of the Declaration of Independence who also fought there.

Ohio’s GUND GALLERY launches: ‘Can’t Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle’ Docuseries

GAMBIER, Ohio /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College is pleased to announce the release of the first episode in the new docuseries "Can't Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle."

California Black Chamber of Commerce and NAMCNC Northern Calif. Chapter Partner to Build Advocacy for M/WBE Construction

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The new year is off to an industrious start with Jay King, CEO and President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC), announcing a statewide partnership with the National Association of Minority Contractors, Northern California (NAMCNC), under the direction of its Northern California Chapter President, Pete Varma.

Black Lives Matter: ‘Say Their Names, 101 Unarmed Black Women, Men and Children Killed By Law Enforcement’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Campaign Justice announced today that Black History Month is not only a time of recognizing the accomplishments of African-Americans, but is also a time to brighten the spotlight on systemic racism within law enforcement. "Say Their Names: 101 Unarmed Black Women, Men and Children Killed By Law Enforcement" (ISBN: 979-8570456860) is a newly released reference book which documents the stories of a few who have lost their lives during a brush with police.

Join Top Speakers, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, Virtually at National Forum for Black Public Administrators’ Winter Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), an organization dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments, will feature an impressive roster of keynotes, presenters and panels for their virtual Winter Summit Building Blocks for a Better Future, February 24-26, 2021.

New African American Romance Book by author Kenesha Collins about Real-Life Relationships for a Change

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "I Forgot to Love Her" (ISBN: 978-0578805771; paperback) is a new urban romance novel by author Kenesha Collins, about the trials and triumphs of falling in and out of love.

Children’s Chorus and Rap Artist Anthony ‘Wordsmith’ Parker Tells Maryland to ‘Sing a New Song!’

BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Members of the Children's Chorus of Maryland and a Baltimore rap artist have teamed up with the racial justice podcast Trouble4Good to urge the Maryland General Assembly to change the pro-Confederate Maryland state song.

Hip-Hop Star, YUNG Citizen Champions Message of Injustice and Inequality With Latest Music Video, ‘Brown Butta’

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Citizen Music Group wants you to know and follow Christopher "YUNG Citizen" Williams, Charlotte (N.C.) native, and you will discover someone deeply passionate and committed to raising awareness to the injustices and social inequities that exist in society today.

International Black Business Museum Honors Genius of Black Entrepreneurs and Inventors

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Dec. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Look out! The International Black Business Museum is here. The IBBM is the first and only museum in the world of its type, a repository that will enshrine the monumental accomplishments of Black entrepreneurs and inventors in the United States and other countries of the world.

GA Media Advisory: Kick-Off of John Lewis Good Trouble Marches and Votercades Through Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - MEDIA ADVISORY -- Just a day before they must fight in court against the purging of Georgia voters, the Transformative Justice Coalition and Rainbow PUSH Coalition will join the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda, community leaders and organizers from across the state for a press conference to kick-off the John Lewis "Good Trouble" March and Votercades to mobilize voters for the U.S. Senate runoff races and Public Service Commission race on Jan 5, 2021.

Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda Expands GOTV Activities for Georgia Senate Runoff Among Disenfranchised Black Voters

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ongoing efforts to suppress and invalidate the voices of Black voters in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia have galvanized the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda (Peoples' Agenda), Clayton County Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) and other groups to register, educate and mobilize voters for the upcoming Senate runoff elections.

Black My Business Launches Ambitious Post-Election Education Plan for 1,000 African-Americans

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Damon Tindall, an Australian CEO and founder of Black My Business, just announced a major Crowdfunding initiative to help fund 1,000 full tuition African-American scholarships by December 25, 2020. In the wake of the Democrats' victory, Tindall has seized the opportunity to initiate meaningful action in support.

New Music Video on Racism in the U.S. Causes Stir – ‘Hambone Says’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT, Amelia Ray, Jake Wood and Bay Area cinematographer Peggy Peralta will host a Zoom discussion on the making of "Hambone Says," the video that uses contemporary past aesthetic to explore racism, rage and role reversal in the United States.

Author Troy Gathers Announces New Book ‘African World History’ Amid America’s Racial Divide

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In his newly released book "African World History" (ISBN: 979-8669353353) author Troy Gathers seeks to bring a calm to America's storm. According to Troy Gathers of BE YOU PUBLISHING, the year 2020 will forever leave a permanent blemish in our lives. Not only are we still in the middle of a global pandemic, but we are approaching one of the most controversial Presidential Elections in modern times.

Mocha Media Inc. Launches its New Publishing Division with: EAT TO LIVE: A POST PANDEMIC LIFESTYLE by NY Times Best Seller...

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mocha Media Inc. launches its Publishing Division with the announcement of the upcoming book "Eat to Live: A Post Pandemic Lifestyle" (Mocha Media Inc., Hardcover: On Sale: December 22, 2020; $29.99; ISBN: 978-0999158456) by four Time New York Times Best Selling Author, Russell Simmons.

Folklore Urbano NYC launches ‘Black is Beautiful’ – takes the listener into the heart of the historic birthplaces of salsa

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- During this time of confinement, while much of the artistic community has been greatly impacted, the cultural institution Folklore Urbano NYC has made great strides in crystallizing its mission to create universal and inclusive music and bring joy through the power of the arts.

MansMark Records Releases Grammy-winning Artist Sikiru Adepoju’s ỌPẸ Album (Gratitude)

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MansMark Records announces the much-anticipated ỌPẸ Album, a debut by Nigerian Grammy-winning recording artist and percussionist, Sikiru Adepoju is out! The official release of ỌPẸ (Yoruba-Nigeria word for Gratitude) follows the unveiling of three appetizing singles.

Nikki Woods and 31 Days and Beyond National Initiative Vows to Close Racial Wealth Gap

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 31 Days and Beyond is a national initiative designed to bring awareness, support, and resources during a tumultuous time in America that has caused 41 percent of Black-owned businesses to close their doors due to COVID-19 compared to just 17 percent of white-owned businesses.

NEW MUSIC: DIGITAL LOVE by Physician & Musician V. Tiarrá Released Highlighting Relationships In The Digital Age

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- R&B Fusion Artist V. Tiarrá just released her newest hit video for her single, "Digital Love," just as her prior single, "Batter Up," a lyrical critique to the many issues U.S. Citizens face as politicians "politick" and use their constituents for their own political power, was featured at the 2020 Democratic Party of Miami-Dade's Blue Gala.

Ministers II Society – From Murderers to Ministers

TRENTON, N.J., Sept. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ministers II Society is a Community Activist organization and Music group, that was formed by inmates in a maximum security prison. Their Name creates a certain culture lure, as does their unified goal of transforming themselves from "Murderers to Ministers."

Worlds Unknown Publishers Brings Rich Stories of Africa to the Young and Young at Heart

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former high school teacher, university adjunct and current curriculum developer manager for higher institutions, Joan Cheboswony is the founder of Worlds Unknown Publishers, a new self-publishing firm created to provide a platform for sharing stories about Africa, her people, cultures, and expansive natural beauty.

Public Narrative to put on Celebration of Change – emphasize the voices from our city’s neighborhoods

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, September 24, at 5:30 p.m., Public Narrative will introduce new partners and a fresh approach to changing narratives, in the first-ever Celebration of Change. Registration is free for this online event. The annual Studs Terkel Community Media Awards, originally intended for this date, has been postponed to 2021.

Haas Media LLC announces New Public Television Series Features Afro-Latino Cultures Through the Lens of Travel

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Haas Media LLC announces Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas, a new travel series on public television, premiering with a two-part special featuring Costa Rica this September on Public Television Stations nationwide, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

The Real J Israel Drops ‘No Pressure’ EP while Continuing to Build Fan Base

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Real J Israel announces a new EP release, "No Pressure," that includes previously-released singles, "Damn Good Man," "Freaky Tonight" and four other tunes that are sure to excite listeners. Israel's model is to give people music that they can feel.

Testimony of Praise: Hitmaking Brothers Bill Moss, Jr. and J Moss Join Forces in New Music Video

DETROIT, Mich., Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a nostalgic throwback to their gospel heritage and beginnings as the dynamic "Moss Brothers," Detroit-based Salathiel Records has released the music video for the new single "Testimony of Praise" by brothers and celebrated recording artists Bill Moss Jr. and J Moss.

Money Flows to Talent says BWC Consulting: Why HBCUs Must Fight to Attract More Top Ranked Black Student-Athletes

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In this third installment of the BWC Consulting's series, the North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, with a history of working with black institutions of higher learning, discusses the significance of closing the economic gap between Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Historically White Institutions (HWIs) by leveraging athletic programs.

In Her New Book, Black Entrepreneur Jewel Daniels Delivers a Blueprint to Thrive in a Post Global Pandemic World

ATLANTA, Ga., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Most people currently face the pressing concern of how to move the needle from crisis to success during a global pandemic. "Three Sides of Every Crisis: Strategies to Sustain Business, Manage Your Career and Take Care of You" (ISBN: 978-0974999173) by Jewel Daniels offers a roadmap on how to pivot during an international economic tsunami.

New Study shows Black Under-representation Worsened in Management, STEM Jobs

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With Black Lives Matter and other protests against racial discrimination, discussions have broadened to include underrepresentation of blacks in management positions in the workplace. The latest job index data shows black underrepresentation in management occupations has worsened over the past three years, Dr. Nathan Hardy finds.

Black Lives Matter and COVID-19 are Disproportionately Affecting Black Moms in America

COCKEYSVILLE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- June's first-ever State of Black Mothers In America became the largest conference dedicated to this audience in the world, says event co-host Christine Michel Carter. With nearly 2,000 attendees, it surpassed the attendance of the previous title holder by more than three-fold.

Michael Jackson Tells His Own Story in New Audio Book Filled with Intimate Voicemail Recordings

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dieter Wiesner, Michael Jackson's former manager and friend, had many voice recordings from the pop icon, and sought a way to share them with others. "Michael Jackson: The Real Story" (ISBN: 978-1732181397), co-authored by Wiesner and Jah and published by Kingdomedia, is the result of that desire.

African-American Celebrity Mom and Daughter Team Develop New Cosmetic Lines

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Entrepreneur Raquel Riley Thomas and her 14-year-old daughter Maria Raquel Thomas have both started cosmetic lines to bring solutions to problems women and girls have. Raquel, an Army Veteran and former Pageant Queen, is the founder of Raquel Riley Thomas Beauty.

Black-Owned Private Equity Firm, BWC Capital, Offers Zero-Percent Loans to Businesses of Color Impacted by Civil Unrest

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, North Carolina-based, black-owned private equity firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Capital, announced the launch of the BWC+invest Zero-Percent Interest Loan Program. Developed for small, emerging businesses of color across the country.

Bunk 57 Ministries in North Carolina Receives $40,126 grant to reshape the lives of Minority Young Men

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bunk 57 Ministries has received a $40,126 grant from the Mecklenburg County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council to fund its Youth Discipleship Program for minority youth, young men ages 12-17.

Statement from African Caribbean Chamber of Commerce on 2020 Civil Unrest and State of Race Relations

DETROIT, Mich., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As a civic organization committed to racial and economic justice, the sustained outpouring of grief, anger and civil unrest sweeping our country and the globe serve as a stark reminder of not only America's promises and ideals, but also its legacy injustices and shortcomings. Championing equality, diversity and inclusion, the African Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (ACCC) joins the global chorus of those sickened and appalled by the inhumanity we have witnessed.

Harlem Wizards Entertainment Basketball is Committed to Driving Equality, Fairness and Justice for All

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Harlem Wizards' players, staff and support personnel want to express their deep sympathy to the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. As an organization, it's saddened to see the images of such heinous murders. This is very personal for the group as 90 percent of the players are people of color.

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