Category: African American

Global Prayer Convocation Illuminates United Nations Civil Rights Initiative
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Global Prayer Convocation Illuminates United Nations Civil Rights Initiative

In honor of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent, Global Prayer Convocation 2018 will host thousands called to pray for the restoration of the Black Church through renewal, resistance and reclamation.

ASK for Your Life Campaign Launches GoFundMe Appeal to Support Patient Safety Education in African-American Communities
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ASK for Your Life Campaign Launches GoFundMe Appeal to Support Patient Safety Education in African-American Communities

Crowdfunding appeal to support patient safety education for African-Americans

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Digital Media Pioneer Jamarlin Martin Launches GHOGH Podcast Franchise at SXSW

GHOGH will interview a new generation of tech leaders, influencers and politicians, and will be distributed on Moguldom.com and Amazon Alexa

Power Rising Summit: Building an Agenda for Black Women Media Advisory and Full Program
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Power Rising Summit: Building an Agenda for Black Women Media Advisory and Full Program

Instructions for media coverage, credentials and summit program

Power Rising: Building an Agenda for Black Women Announces
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Power Rising: Building an Agenda for Black Women Announces

Color of Change to Sponsor 'Smart Funny & Black with Amanda Seales' at Summit in Atlanta Feb. 22-25, 2018

Power Rising: Building an Agenda for Black Women Announces Additional Speakers
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Power Rising: Building an Agenda for Black Women Announces Additional Speakers

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray and Actress Jenifer Lewis to Focus on Mental Health Wellness

Power Rising Summit to Present Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO of BET Networks, Inaugural 'Power Rising Legacy Award'
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Power Rising Summit to Present Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO of BET Networks, Inaugural 'Power Rising Legacy Award'

Award to be presented during the Power Rising: Building an Agenda for Black Women, 2018 Summit in Atlanta, Georgia

Power Rising: Building an Agenda for Black Women, Announces Partial List of Summit Speakers
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Power Rising: Building an Agenda for Black Women, Announces Partial List of Summit Speakers

Initial List Includes Legendary Actress Cicely Tyson and Stellar Array of Authors, Activists, and Elected Leaders.

Grammy Award Winner Hezekiah Walker and LOANS FROM LISA Make History in the Mortgage Industry
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Grammy Award Winner Hezekiah Walker and LOANS FROM LISA Make History in the Mortgage Industry

Bishop Hezekiah Walker, signs on as the Brand Ambassador for LOANS FROM LISA, and invites communities to attend the very first ever, free nationwide "Homeowner Seminar Church Tour".

Pulse Center for Patient Safety to Host "ASK for Your Life" Event Promoting Equality in Health Care
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Pulse Center for Patient Safety to Host "ASK for Your Life" Event Promoting Equality in Health Care

December 2nd workshop aims to empower Black Americans to counter bias.

Long Island Group Focuses on Bias in Healthcare to Improve Patient Outcomes
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Long Island Group Focuses on Bias in Healthcare to Improve Patient Outcomes

Raising awareness about implicit racial bias and unequal treatment.

DeRay McKesson, Ty Hunter, Darnell Moore, Wade Davis, and Patrik-Ian Polk Join Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative (MOBI) MOBItalks: Harlem
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DeRay McKesson, Ty Hunter, Darnell Moore, Wade Davis, and Patrik-Ian Polk Join Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative (MOBI) MOBItalks: Harlem

MOBItalks: Harlem Will Host Impactful Talks Surrounding the State of Black Gay Life in America

Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative (MOBI) Brings MOBItalks to the Bronx to Empower Black Gay Men
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Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative (MOBI) Brings MOBItalks to the Bronx to Empower Black Gay Men

MOBI Continues Its Mission to Support Gay Men of Color Throughout New York City

Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative (MOBI): A New Series Empowering Black, Gay Men is Tackling Trump's America
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Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative (MOBI): A New Series Empowering Black, Gay Men is Tackling Trump's America

Series will feature discussions with Emil Wilbekin, Karamo Brown, Richard Brookshire, Rico Pruitt, and a creative performance from "queer conscious" rapper, Jay Boogie

The National Association Of Black Journalist Announces $150,000 In Funding For Social Justice
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The National Association Of Black Journalist Announces $150,000 In Funding For Social Justice

The National Association of Black Journalist founded by 44 men and women on December 12, 1975, in Washington, D.C. has announced the Ford Foundation as one of their grant sources. The two-year grant will support executive level leadership as part of strategic plan implementation

Business Coaching Show Makes Dollars and Sense for Millennial Entrepreneurs
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Business Coaching Show Makes Dollars and Sense for Millennial Entrepreneurs

If You Have Ever Considered A Business Coach, Now Is The Time. Online Business Coaching Is On The Rise.

MAYOR DE BLASIO KICKS OFF SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM WITH RECORD 70,000 JOBS AND OVER 11,000 WORKSITES
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MAYOR DE BLASIO KICKS OFF SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM WITH RECORD 70,000 JOBS AND OVER 11,000 WORKSITES

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces a $126.4 million budget that creates the highest number of jobs for NYC youth in the program's 54-year history today. The 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program will launch a new summer initiative to provide New Yorker City residents with jobs and social growth.

Killer Mike Talks Cannabis Decriminalization in UNCODE Series
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Killer Mike Talks Cannabis Decriminalization in UNCODE Series

New Video Episode Focuses on African Americans in the Cannabis Industry

A Searing Exploration Into an Unlikely Obsession
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A Searing Exploration Into an Unlikely Obsession

A Woman's Complicated Relationship with Her Hair Has Lasting Consequences

New Psychological Thriller 'Til Death Do Us Part,' Starring Taye Diggs, to Hit Theaters in October
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New Psychological Thriller 'Til Death Do Us Part,' Starring Taye Diggs, to Hit Theaters in October

Written and directed by Christopher B. Stokes

1 in 6 African American Men Will Get Prostate Cancer
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1 in 6 African American Men Will Get Prostate Cancer

Harold Leffall was the 1 in 6