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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13:34 ET President & CEO Cheryl McKissack Daniel Of McKissack & McKissack Featured In 'Our America: Living While Black' 60-Minute Special Produced By ABC-Owned Television Stations To Air Oct. 24th Weekend

President & CEO Cheryl McKissack Daniel of McKissack & McKissack and sister Deryl McKissack will be featured in a powerful 60-minute special...


11:03 ET Grammy®-Winning Mega-Hit Makers Jermaine Dupri, Ne-Yo, and Johntá Austin, Team Up with a Lineup of Music Superstars on a New Single "CHANGE" to Benefit the Social Change Fund

GRAMMY®-winning mega-hit makers Jermaine Dupri, Ne-Yo, Johntá Austin and Bryan Michael Cox have teamed up with a lineup of music superstar friends,...


08:03 ET Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) Hosts First-Ever Women's Leadership Awards

Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) celebrated women and achievement at the first-ever 2020 Women's Leadership Awards this week. Celebrating the brightest ...


Oct 22, 2020, 19:38 ET Revolt Announces Compelling New Social Justice Documentary 'From Pain to Power: A Revolt Special' to Premiere on Monday, October 26th

Watch the trailer here Today, REVOLT announced its presentation of a new captivating documentary that takes a close look at the passionate struggle...


Oct 22, 2020, 16:04 ET BFUTR 2020 Summit is leading the way by helping Tech companies build back better with Black professionals

10,000+ Black professionals, 30+ companies eager to hire their next superstar & 100+ senior executives TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - On...


Oct 22, 2020, 15:30 ET Black American Music Association (BAM) And Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC) Announce the Formation of The Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame

Today the Black American Music Association (BAM) and the Georgia Entertainment Caucus (GEC) announced the formation of the Black Music &...


Oct 22, 2020, 14:34 ET Homebridge inaugura la Oficina de Diversidad e Inclusión como parte del compromiso con los empleados, el sector inmobiliario y los clientes

Homebridge Financial Services, Inc. ("Homebridge") anunció hoy su más reciente compromiso con la diversidad, la inclusión y el empoderamiento para...


Oct 22, 2020, 14:06 ET American Family Insurance steps up to celebrate HBCU students and alumni via virtual homecoming sponsorship

American Family Insurance announced today it is joining Target to co-sponsor YouTube Originals' 'HBCU Homecoming 2020: Meet Me On The Yard,' a...


Oct 22, 2020, 13:12 ET Cigna y Earvin "Magic" Johnson unen esfuerzos para combatir las desigualdades en la salud y apoyar a las empresas pertenecientes a minorías y a mujeres

Cigna se asocia con Earvin "Magic" Johnson, presidente y director ejecutivo de Magic Johnson Enterprises, para combatir las desigualdades en la salud ...


Oct 22, 2020, 12:26 ET The Marsha P. Johnson Institute Launches Dare to Vote Campaign and Pens Open Message to the Black Transgender Community

What: The Marsha P. Johnson Institute, in partnership with HeadCount, is launching an informational campaign to support Black transgender people who...


Oct 22, 2020, 11:55 ET Cannabis equity coalition takes stand against racist attacks on Black-operated business in Harvard Square

A neighborhood association's overtly racist comments and controversial opposition to a Black-owned and locally operated business in upscale Harvard...


Oct 22, 2020, 10:00 ET Cigna and Earvin "Magic" Johnson Join Forces to Combat Health Disparities and Support Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

Cigna is teaming up with Earvin "Magic" Johnson, chairman and chief executive officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises, to combat health disparities and...


Oct 22, 2020, 09:00 ET The New Florida Majority to Host Ballots + Bubbly + Brunch Event to Encourage African-Americans Throughout Florida to Get Out to Vote

The New Florida Majority will host Ballots + Bubbly + Brunch as part of The 20for20 Campaign this Sunday, October 25, 2020, from noon to 2:30 p.m. at ...


Oct 22, 2020, 08:58 ET Black-Owned Businesses Pioneer Black Friday by Accepting Cryptocurrency

This year's Black Friday is developing into a profound shopping experience for the Black community, thanks to the Black founded cryptocurrency...


Oct 22, 2020, 08:57 ET Urban One, The Largest Black Owned Media Company In The U.S., Goes Live With ONE VIP, A Digital Financial Solution For Black Consumers

Today, Urban One Inc., the largest Black-owned media company in the U.S., launched ONE VIP, a digital financial solution with a rewards product...


Oct 22, 2020, 08:30 ET Homebridge 新設多元及包容辦公室,以作為對員工、房屋業和客戶承諾的一部分

Homebridge Financial Services, Inc. ("Homebridge") 今天宣佈對公司借款人和僱員多元、包容和賦權的最新承諾。 截至 2020 年 10 月 15 日,Homebridge...


Oct 22, 2020, 08:30 ET Homebridge成立多元化和包容性办公室,并将此项工作视为对员工、住房供给行业和客户承诺的一部分

Homebridge Financial Services,Inc.(“Homebridge”)今天宣布了对公司借款人和员工在多元化、包容性和赋能方面的最新承诺。...


Oct 22, 2020, 08:30 ET 20for20 to Host Three Voter Education and Mobilization Events Throughout Sanford, Florida

In preparation for and in the midst of the 2020 election, The New Florida Majority and The Black Leaders Collaborative have spearheaded several...


Oct 22, 2020, 08:30 ET Homebridge Launches Office of Diversity and Inclusion as Part of Commitment to Employees, The Housing Industry, And Customers

Homebridge Financial Services, Inc. ("Homebridge") announced today their newest commitments to diversity, inclusion and empowerment for borrowers and ...


Oct 22, 2020, 08:05 ET Bevel Launches its Award-Winning Hair Care Line on Walmart.com Making it Easier for Black Men to Access Grooming Solutions Created for Them

Bevel, Walker & Company Brands line of grooming products uniquely developed to meet the needs of Black men, is now available on Walmart.com, offering ...


Oct 22, 2020, 08:00 ET SDI Presence to Spend Over $22M with Fellow Minority and Women/Veteran-Owned (M/W/VBE) Business Partners in 2020

IT consultancy and managed services provider (MSP) SDI Presence LLC (SDI) announces that it has spent $16M this year with its diverse partners, and...


Oct 22, 2020, 07:00 ET LiveXLive Announced As Livestreaming Partner For Black Entrepreneurs Day Presented By Chase For Business - October 24, 2020

LiveXLive Media (NASDAQ: LIVX) ("LiveXLive"), a global platform for livestream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and...


Oct 21, 2020, 19:49 ET Local Businesses Holding Relief Drive For Lake Charles Hurricane Survivors

The Lake Charles community has been ravaged by hurricanes this year! That, coupled with a worldwide pandemic, has left us battered and shell shocked, ...


Oct 21, 2020, 17:53 ET Morgan Stanley Launches Program to Provide Full Scholarships to Spelman College Students

Over the next four years, talented Spelman College students will receive full scholarships from Morgan Stanley, a leading global financial services...


Oct 21, 2020, 16:00 ET Nextep Charitable Foundation Donates $10,000 to TEEM to Support Local Black Community

Nextep Founder and CEO Brian Fayak announced the Nextep Charitable Foundation would be donating $50,000 to local organizations supporting the Black...