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Jun 03, 2014, 12:20 ET

American Urban Radio Networks Announces HIV Outreach, education, and testing Event

The Act Against AIDS Leadership Initiative is partnering with the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness and NAESM to do an HIV outreach,...

Mar 14, 2014, 17:17 ET
South Carolina State linebacker Joe Thomas received the "SBN /Mel Blount Defensive Player of the Year" award.   (PRNewsFoto/American Urban Radio Networks)

40th Annual Black College All-American Weekend a Success

 The annual SBN Sports Black College All-American Awards weekend (BCAA) took place on Friday, February 28 and Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the...

Sep 12, 2013, 10:12 ET

Westchester Plaza Tennis Academy Announces After-School Program

 The Westchester Plaza Tennis Academy for Kids in downtown Mt. Vernon will offer its after school program for children between the ages of 4...

Jun 25, 2013, 12:04 ET

HHS Secretary Encourages HIV/AIDS Testing

 On the eve of National HIV/AIDS Testing Day (June 27th), Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is encouraging everyone to know...

Nov 28, 2012, 13:15 ET

Military Veterans From Team Rubicon Volunteer With Urban American In Rockaways Recovery Effort

Team Rubicon, an organization that deploys military veterans to disaster areas to do relief work, has established a command center in Rockaways...

Nov 12, 2012, 13:32 ET

Urban American Extends Veterans Housing Program To Returning Soldiers In New York-Metro Buildings

 As United States forces continue to return from the end of major operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, Urban American, a property owner and...

Aug 16, 2012, 16:17 ET

Urban American And The Street Academy Partner To Provide Financial Education To Residents

Urban American, an owner and manager of workforce housing apartment properties in the New York area, has partnered with The Street Academy for...

Mar 19, 2012, 16:56 ET

Urban American Completes Energy Efficiency Projects in New York City's Largest Residential Buildings

 Urban American Management, an owner and manager of apartment buildings in the New York area, has successfully completed a robust array...

Jan 05, 2012, 10:00 ET

Urban American Continues Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran Housing Program in New York-Metro Buildings

 As our forces return from the end of major operations in Iraq and continue to deployed to Afghanistan, Urban American, a property owner and...

Dec 20, 2011, 12:17 ET

La Liga Nacional Urbana y la Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos exhortan a Express Scripts a llegar a un acuerdo con Walgreens

La National Urban League (Liga Nacional Urbana, NUL) y la League of United Latin American Citizens (Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos,...

Dec 19, 2011, 19:15 ET

The National Urban League and League of United Latin American Citizens Urge Express Scripts to Reach Agreement with Walgreens

 The National Urban League (NUL) and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) today urged Express Scripts, Inc. (ESI) to resume...

Dec 08, 2011, 10:07 ET

Urban American Management Pledges to Discontinue Use of Incandescent Bulbs at 180 Residential Properties Throughout New York Metro Area

As part of a much larger initiative to promote sustainability and conserve energy, Urban American Management, an owner and manager of apartment...

Jun 16, 2011, 13:15 ET

Press Conference "The Disappearing Black Community - The Endangered Black Man"

What: Press Conference "The Disappearing Black Community - The Endangered Black...

Feb 23, 2011, 12:00 ET
Member of the Super Bowl XLII winning New York Giants and current FOX Sports Analysts Michael Strahan delivers Keynote address at 2011 Ceremony.(PRNewsFoto/American Urban Radio Networks)

SBN Sports Network Salutes the 2010 Black College Football All-American Team

The SBN Sports 37th Annual Black College All-American Awards Weekend was an outstanding success highlighted by a gala awards luncheon February 12,...

Feb 18, 2010, 15:59 ET
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 PITTSBURGH, PA UNITED STATES
 02/18/2010

36th Annual Black College All-American Weekend an Orlando Success

The annual SBN Sports Black College All-American Awards (BCAA) weekend took place on Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February 13, 2010 in...

Mar 31, 2009, 17:20 ET
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 PITTSBURGH, PA UNITED STATES
 03/31/2009

35th Annual Black College All-American Weekend a Star-Studded Success

The annual SBN Sports Black College All-American Awards (BCAA) weekend took place on Friday, February 13 and Saturday February 14, 2009 in...

Jan 18, 2008, 00:00 ET

Obama Speaks Out on 'Noose' Magazine Cover

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sen. Barack Obama, speaking on American Urban Radio Networks, commented today on the Golfweek magazine...

Sep 21, 2006, 01:00 ET

15 State & National Groups Launch Coalition to Recruit 1,000 New Teachers of Color for Florida's Schools

MIAMI, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A major statewide coalition, lead by the Urban League of Greater Miami, will work to recruit more than 1,000...

Mar 10, 2006, 00:00 ET
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Pictured (l to r): Martin Degazon of Benedict College, the Western Union Scholar Athlete of the Year pictured with Southeast Regional Manager for Western Union, Don Reynolds and Black College Football Awards Master of Ceremonies comedian/actor/genius Michael Coylar. (PRNewsFoto/American Urban Radio Networks)[JU]
 NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES
 03/10/2006

Western Union Honors Martin Degazon and Benedict College with $10,000 Scholarship Donation

NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The 32nd Annual SBN Sports Black College Football All-American Awards (BCAA) was recently held to honor...

Mar 17, 2005, 00:00 ET

American Urban Radio Networks and The Weather Channel Join Forces to Provide Urban Stations With Local Weather Forecasts

PITTSBURGH, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) has reached an agreement with The Weather Channel to broadcast its...