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.

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Bounce TV is the first African American broadcast network
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Darlene Slaughter Joins United Way Worldwide as Chief Diversity Officer

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Artists Sanford Biggers, Nari Ward, Sandra Delgado and Helado Negro all received a 2015 Joyce Award to create new works. The prestigious Joyce Awards recognize artists of color who collaborate with nonprofit institutions by awarding them $50,000 to commission thought-provoking works of art, which aim to strengthen cross-cultural understanding by bringing diverse audiences together. Winning projects will be created in Chicago, Detroit and St. Paul. (PRNewsFoto/The Joyce Foundation)

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Celebrated Olympian and best-selling author Bonnie St. John will speak at New Jersey City University as part of the University's celebration of the Garden State's 350th anniversary on Wednesday, February 18, at 6:30 p.m. Photo courtesy of Blue Circle Leadership.

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