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.

Aug 14, 2014

14:12 ET

Aug 14, 2014

12:49 ET

The Executives' Club of Chicago.  (PRNewsFoto/The Executives' Club of Chicago)

Aug 14, 2014

09:00 ET

America's Diabetes Challenge: Get To Your Goals (PRNewsFoto/Merck)

Aug 11, 2014

16:06 ET

BLACK ENTERPRISE Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/BLACK ENTERPRISE)

Aug 11, 2014

14:00 ET

Aug 08, 2014

17:01 ET

Aug 08, 2014

08:55 ET

African NAFCA Awards (PRNewsFoto/Billionaires Row)

Aug 07, 2014

18:00 ET

The AIDS Memorial Quilt displayed in Washington, D.C. in 1987 (PRNewsFoto/Kiehl's Since 1851)

Aug 07, 2014

17:00 ET

Lifelines - from the National Cancer Institute.  (PRNewsFoto/National Cancer Institute)

Aug 07, 2014

16:28 ET

Aug 06, 2014

17:59 ET

Aug 06, 2014

16:53 ET

BLACK ENTERPRISE Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/BLACK ENTERPRISE)

Aug 06, 2014

14:00 ET

Aug 06, 2014

12:28 ET

Aug 06, 2014

12:23 ET

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Aug 06, 2014

10:55 ET

Aug 06, 2014

09:12 ET

ETS’s Dr. Michael Nettles appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. (PRNewsFoto/Educational Testing Service)

Aug 06, 2014

08:00 ET

The 11th annual McDonald's 365Black Awards will air on BET Sunday, August 10 at 10 p.m. EDT. The program will salute outstanding individuals who are committed to making positive contributions that strengthen the African-American community. 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)

Aug 06, 2014

08:00 ET

ETS’s Dr. Michael Nettles appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. (PRNewsFoto/Educational Testing Service)

Aug 05, 2014

19:10 ET

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