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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.
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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.

Opening Thursday, Sept. 15th in L.A.: ‘Veils’ The Musical

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.

New Sponsors, Speakers Announced for Signature Conference on DEI in Business in Arizona

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.

The Magic City: The Black Women Behind The World Games 2022 in Birmingham, AL

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.

‘Lucky Stars’ is the inaugural single from JADE’s debut EP, ‘CONTACT’

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.

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.

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