African American This category contains the latest news of special relevance to the African American community, including cultural and historical events, awards, scholarships and educational initiatives along with announcements of African American entertainment network events and premieres. Find releases regarding interviews with Black artists, athletes, and business and community leaders. Read reports based on studies about diversity in the workplace, multicultural achievement and issues in education. Also included are results of studies and research devoted to minority health concerns.

May 28, 2015

11:33 ET

Bounce TV will air the The Bernie Mac Show Monday-Friday with back-to-back episodes from 8:00-9:00 pm (ET) beginning June 1. The sitcom joins The Hughleys (7:00-8:00pm) and The Parent 'Hood  (6:00-7:00 pm) in Bounce TV's early evening line-up. Bounce TV is the fastest-growing African-American (AA) network on television and has become the #2 most-watched among all AA networks.  The network airs on the digital broadcast signals of local television stations and corresponding cable carriage and features a programming mix of original and off-network series, theatrical motion pictures, specials, live sports and more.

May 28, 2015

10:52 ET

David L. Johnson, Vice President, Customer Service and Marketing, DTE Energy

May 27, 2015

10:03 ET

SCORE, - www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics on the growth and economic impact of women-owned and minority-owned businesses in the United States. In total, there are currently 9.1 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. that employ 7.9 million people and generate $1.4 trillion in annual revenues. Since 1997, the number of women-owned firms in the U.S. has increased by 67.8% while the number of men-owned firms increased by 34.4%.

May 26, 2015

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May 26, 2015

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Chef Joseph Paire, executive chef of Todd Grays Watershed(Washington D.C.) and Chef Todd Richards, executive chef and co-owner of The Pig & The Pearl (Atlanta) Reynond Darthard A.K.A Chef Rey, executive chef of the Houston Rockets (Houston), and Tiffany Derry, chef and TV personality (Dallas)

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Dove Hair: Love Your Curls Book

May 15, 2015

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May 14, 2015

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Xavier University of Louisiana announced today that it has unanimously elected Dr. C. Reynold Verret as the university's next president. Dr. Verret stood out for his proven leadership and experience expanding enrollment and increasing graduation rates. His record of achievement, personal history, and values set him apart as the clear choice for the post. Dr. Verret is joining Xavier from Savannah State University where he has served as provost and chief academic officer since 2012. Dr. Verret is uniquely...

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