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.

Jul 23, 2014

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). (PRNewsFoto/NAACP)

Jul 22, 2014

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Jul 21, 2014

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Discovery Communications Announces Acquisition of Espresso Education, the Leading Provider of Primary School Digital Education Content in the U.K. (PRNewsFoto/Discovery Communications)

Jul 20, 2014

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American Association of Blacks in Energy Logo (PRNewsFoto/AABE)

Jul 18, 2014

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American Association of Blacks in Energy Logo (PRNewsFoto/AABE)

Jul 16, 2014

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Jul 14, 2014

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Jul 11, 2014

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Jul 11, 2014

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National Guard Youth Foundation.  (PRNewsFoto/National Guard Youth Foundation)

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Jul 08, 2014

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Visit us at www.TheBrandistaGuide.com (PRNewsFoto/The Brandista Guide)

Jul 08, 2014

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Jul 07, 2014

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Jul 05, 2014

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NEW ORLEANS - (July 5, 2014) – Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton accepts an award presented by veteran radio personality Tom Joyner during the 11th annual McDonald's 365Black Awards, held at the New Orleans Theater July 5. McDonald's 365Black Awards are given annually to salute outstanding individuals who are committed to making positive contributions that strengthen the African-American community. (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

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