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.

Jun 24, 2015

09:11 ET

Hallmark's Mahogany brand today announced a partnership with Blues Babe, a registered 501(c)3 foundation spearheaded by Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jill Scott. The partnership includes the launch of a national, merit-based scholarship for college students interested in pursuing a career in the writing arts.

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Jun 22, 2015

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U.S. Conference of Mayors.

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Jun 19, 2015

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Figure 1: Mortgage Application Denial Rate by Racial/Ethnic Group.

Jun 18, 2015

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15:58 ET

Rutgers University-Newark

Jun 18, 2015

14:05 ET

American Federation of Government Employees

Jun 18, 2015

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Jun 18, 2015

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The national conference is a three-day event being held on July 3, 2015 in New Orleans. From boot camps to one-on-one investor meetings, PowerMoves.NOLA is designed to give entrepreneurs of color an exclusive opportunity to promote their companies, network with advisors, and connect with a local and national startup community.

Jun 18, 2015

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Jun 18, 2015

09:08 ET

The novel METROPOLICKS centers around the dating adventures and misadventures of five main characters who are single, multi-ethnic, and live in Manhattan. With both male and female characters, the narration throughout the novel switches from a female character's perspective to a male character's. (PRNewsFoto/Lin and Rodriguez LLC)

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