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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Sep 07, 2017, 17:13 ET Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. And The National Sigma Beta Club Foundation Sign A Historic Memorandum Of Understanding With The Boy Scouts Of America

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and The National Sigma Beta Club Foundation, Inc. (PBS-NSBCF) and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) today announced a...


Sep 07, 2017, 13:15 ET A&E Network To Premiere Groundbreaking New Docuseries "Undercover High" On Tuesday, October 10TH At 10PM ET/PT

A&E Network is set to premiere "Undercover High," a gripping new docuseries that follows seven young adults, ranging in age from 21 to 26, who...


Sep 07, 2017, 10:54 ET Progress has stalled in US stroke death rates after decades of decline

After more than four decades of decline, progress has slowed in preventing stroke deaths, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers...


Sep 07, 2017, 03:59 ET Marlon Wayans Takes Xbox Live Sessions to New Heights with Launch of Destiny 2

Last night, Marlon Wayans, star of the new NBC hit show Marlon, joined Xbox Live Sessions as the second featured guest on the interactive,...


Sep 05, 2017, 12:54 ET Brown Sugar Now Available for Amazon Prime Members with Amazon Channels

Amazon today announced the launch of Brown Sugar - the new subscription-video-on-demand service featuring the biggest collection of the baddest...


Sep 05, 2017, 10:00 ET Nu Republic Financial Services -- A New Era In Financial Services

Traditionally financial services companies have typically specialized in one particular facet of the industry. If a company focused on accounting...


Sep 05, 2017, 06:00 ET Corporate WorkForce Solutions Inc. Launches an Inspiring App to Help the African Diaspora in the U.S., Canada & Europe

Corporate WorkForce Solutions Inc. has announced the release of their newly developed application to help the millions of African Diaspora in the...


Sep 01, 2017, 07:00 ET Coors Light® Celebrates 31 Years Of Support For Historically Black Colleges And Universities

Coors Light is excited to announce that it will once again be a proud sponsor of historically black college and university (HBCU) Football Classic...


Aug 31, 2017, 15:22 ET NAMIC Announces Winners Of The 2017 Excellence In Multicultural Marketing Awards

The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) today announced the winners of its Excellence in Multicultural Marketing...


Aug 31, 2017, 11:16 ET Millennial Women Have Yet to Recover from the Great Recession

In advance of Labor Day, a new analysis of national unemployment rates by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) finds that many young...


Aug 31, 2017, 09:04 ET Texas Black Expo & Rushion McDonald Partner to Raise $100,000 in Emergency Micro-funding Relief for Small Businesses Affected by Hurricane Harvey

The devastating impact that Hurricane Harvey has recently had on Houston, Texas and surrounding cities has resulted in unprecedented losses for...


Aug 31, 2017, 08:00 ET RLTV Launches Syndicated Special 'EmPower Lunch' This Weekend

RLTV announced the premiere of its new syndicated special EmPower Lunch. The RLTV-commissioned show brings together successful women at a 'power...


Aug 30, 2017, 16:16 ET FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $1,000 to Akron Urban League in Honor of Former Cleveland Indians Great André Thornton

The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $1,000 to the Akron Urban League in honor of former Cleveland Indians star André Thornton, who recently...


Aug 30, 2017, 10:01 ET National HBCU Pre-Law Summit Presents Game-Changing Opportunity for HBCU Students and Alumni Interested in Law School

The Fourth Annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit & Law Expo 2017 Sponsored by AccessLex Institute is scheduled to take place on Friday, September...


Aug 29, 2017, 16:34 ET Morehouse School of Medicine Joins the NIH All of Us Research Consortium

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) has been selected to join the NIH 'All of Us' Research Program as part of the SouthEast Enrollment Center (SEEC)...


Aug 29, 2017, 08:11 ET PhD Project Report: NC A&T Business School Led U.S. in Number of Underrepresented Faculty in 2016-17; Rutgers Had Most Among Majority-Serving Institutions

The PhD Project, an award-winning program to create diversity in management, today released results of its survey on the representation of...


Aug 28, 2017, 08:30 ET Breastfeeding: A Gift that Lasts a Lifetime! 5th Annual Black Breastfeeding Week, August 25-31, 2017

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in Washington, DC represents the nation's nearly 3,000 local governmental...


Aug 25, 2017, 12:31 ET Planned Parenthood and Black AIDS Institute Announces Program to Expand Comprehensive HIV Prevention Services at Health Centers Across the Country

Planned Parenthood announced a multi-phase pilot program to build and expand its comprehensive HIV prevention and education efforts. Gilead...


Aug 25, 2017, 09:32 ET John Quiñones To Keynote The 31st Annual NAMIC Conference

John Quiñones, Veteran journalist and host of "What Would You Do?", will be the opening keynote speaker for of the 31st Annual NAMIC Conference,...


Aug 25, 2017, 08:35 ET Media Advisory - Canadian Member of Parliament, Emmanuel Dubourg available to media at conclusion of meetings with Haitian community in Miami

MIAMI, Aug. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - MP Emmanuel Dubourg, Canadian Member of Parliament for Bourassa, will be available to media following a series...


Aug 24, 2017, 13:18 ET Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. and Legendary Gospel Artist Pastor Shirley Caesar to Headline CBCF Annual Prayer Breakfast

Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ, Inc. (COGIC), Charles Edward Blake Sr. and legendary GRAMMY® award-winning powerhouse, Pastor...


Aug 24, 2017, 12:44 ET AXE® continúa la iniciativa Find Your Magic con el lanzamiento de "Senior Orientation"

La experiencia del colegio secundario puede ser dolorosa. El ambiente de los pasillos, los vestuarios, las fiestas y las redes sociales a menudo...


Aug 24, 2017, 11:00 ET Voya Financial Supports 'Mansfield Rule' Initiative to Advance Diversity in Law Firm Leadership

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has partnered with Diversity Lab to support the "Mansfield Rule," an initiative that...


Aug 24, 2017, 09:17 ET Taboo Of Black Eyed Peas, Native American Artists' Standing Rock Music Video Nominated For MTV Video Music Award

For the first time, Native American artists will be standing up to celebrate a major nomination during this year's MTV Video Music Awards in the...


Aug 24, 2017, 09:17 ET Video musical Standing Rock de Taboo de Black Eyed Peas y artistas nativos estadounidenses nominado a premio MTV Video Music Award

Por primera vez, artistas nativos estadounidenses se pondrán de pie para celebrar una importante nominación durante los MTV Video Music Awards de...