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 20, 2014

11:14 ET

HelloBeautiful logo. (PRNewsFoto/Interactive One)

Jun 20, 2014

08:40 ET

JJ Smith (PRNewsFoto/JJ Smith)

Jun 20, 2014

08:30 ET

Jun 19, 2014

16:15 ET

Jun 19, 2014

15:53 ET

ETS logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Educational Testing Service)

Jun 19, 2014

09:45 ET

ETS logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Educational Testing Service)

Jun 19, 2014

07:22 ET

Jun 18, 2014

11:07 ET

Jun 18, 2014

08:00 ET

The 11th annual McDonald's 365Black Awards will salute outstanding individuals who are committed to making positive contributions that strengthen the African-American community on July 5 in New Orleans. This year's honorees include: civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton; music executive and entrepreneur Kevin Liles; film producer Will Packer; inspirational leader Iyanla Vanzant; former NFL athlete Dhani Jones and McDonald's Owner/Operator Henry Coaxum. Additionally, artist Skyler Grey and entrepreneur Gabrielle Jordan Williams will be recognized alongside this lineup with the first-ever McDonald's 365Black Community Choice Youth Award. (PRNewsFoto/McDonald's USA, LLC)

Jun 17, 2014

17:11 ET

Jun 17, 2014

15:13 ET

Jun 17, 2014

11:30 ET

Pictured: Eglon E. Simons, president and CEO, National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) (PRNewsFoto/NAMIC)

Jun 17, 2014

09:00 ET

Jun 17, 2014

06:00 ET

Jun 16, 2014

20:05 ET

Jun 16, 2014

14:17 ET

Jun 16, 2014

12:03 ET

Jun 13, 2014

12:00 ET

BLACK ENTERPRISE Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/BLACK ENTERPRISE)

Jun 13, 2014

11:44 ET

Life Changes is a compilation of pain, love, and life that reflects the day-to-day issues of society. Purchasing this book is bound to change your life simply because of the intellectual, emotional, and spiritual contents. Moments in your life when you desire a change, Life Changes is the motivation and inspiration you need. (PRNewsFoto/Vincent Murphy)

Jun 12, 2014

15:37 ET

Jump to news releases

Latest PRNafricanam Tweets