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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16:30 ET Chemours Expands its Future of Chemistry Scholarships Program, Awarding Six Scholarships to STEM Students at HBCUs

The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in fluoroproducts, titanium technologies, and...


10:42 ET Shegerian & Associates: Natural Hair Included In Protected Classifications

On Wednesday, July 3, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that legally protects people in workplaces and K-12 public schools from discrimination ...


10:22 ET Greater Baltimore Committee Announces New Categories for Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) has opened the nomination period for its annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards, which recognize minority...


08:00 ET Grambling State Launches New Dining Program with Magic Johnson's SodexoMAGIC

Today, Grambling State University announced the launch of a long-term partnership with a new dining service provider SodexoMAGIC. The new agreement...


01:51 ET 黑人市長們對特朗普政府發聲

African American Mayors Association(非洲裔美國人市長協會,簡稱「AAMA」)慶祝美國最高法院要求美國商務部在2020年人口普查中去除國籍問題的決定,將不會受到特朗普政府(Trump Administration)的挑戰。...


00:17 ET 黑人市长们喊话特朗普政府

African American Mayors Association(非洲裔美国人市长协会,简称"AAMA")庆祝美国最高法院要求美国商务部在2020年人口普查中去除国籍问题的决定,将不会受到特朗普政府(Trump Administration)的挑战。...


Jul 12, 2019, 20:49 ET Los alcaldes afroamericanos piden al gobierno de Trump no eludir a la Suprema Corte en el caso de la pregunta sobre ciudadanía en el Censo

La Asociación de Alcaldes Afroamericanos (African American Mayors Association, AAMA) celebra que el gobierno de Trump no desafíe la resolución de la...


Jul 12, 2019, 18:33 ET Dove And The CROWN Coalition Land A Second Major Victory In The Push To End Hair Discrimination With The Enactment Of The CROWN Act In The State Of New York

Dove and the CROWN Coalition, a national alliance comprised of the National Urban League, Western Center on Law & Poverty, Color Of Change, and Dove, ...


Jul 12, 2019, 18:29 ET Black Mayors to Trump Admin: Do Not Circumvent the Supreme Court on the Census Citizenship Question

The African American Mayors Association celebrates that the Supreme Court's decision requiring the Department of Commerce to remove the citizenship...


Jul 12, 2019, 13:19 ET /dev/color Celebrates Fourth Annual Conference for Black Software Engineers

Today /dev/color hosts /dev/color IN MOTION (DCIM), the nonprofit's fourth annual conference committed to uniting and empowering Black software...


Jul 12, 2019, 11:30 ET In The Cut Season Five Premieres Mon. July 15 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) on Bounce

Bounce will premiere the fifth season of its hit original comedy series In The Cut on Monday, July 15 with two new episodes back-to-back starting at...


Jul 11, 2019, 14:25 ET Super Bowl Champion, Jerome "The Bus" Bettis, Civil Rights Icon, Rev. Jesse Jackson, And R&B Legend Eddie Levert Among XCEL Award Honorees

BLACK ENTERPRISE will present its highest honor in recognition of the achievements of black men when it presents the XCEL Awards at the 2019 Black...


Jul 11, 2019, 14:00 ET Doritos Partners With BET Awards' 2019 Best New Artist Lil Baby To Hand-Pick Producers And Vocalists For The Next Big Hip Hop Track

This summer, Doritos is heating up the music scene once again with the "Doritos Spark The Beat" competition, an opportunity of epic proportions for...


Jul 11, 2019, 12:52 ET Black Girls Ride Proves the Future of Motorsports is Female with NOLA Takeover

Leading a growing sisterhood of diverse, female riders, 225 fearless bikers, brought together by Black Girls Ride (BGR) and Polaris, traveled more...


Jul 11, 2019, 12:15 ET Saints & Sinners Season Four Premiere Finishes #1 on Television Ahead of ABC, CBS, FOX, HBO, All Cable Networks Sunday Night 9:00-10:00 p.m. (ET) Among African Americans 18-49 & 25-54

The much-anticipated fourth season premiere of the hit Bounce original drama series Saints & Sinners on Sun. July 7 at 9:00 p.m. (ET) was the number...


Jul 11, 2019, 08:43 ET Call for Nominations: The Vernon Jarrett Medal for Outstanding Reporting on Black Life

Morgan State University's School of Global Journalism & Communication (SGJC) is calling for nominations for the 5th annual Vernon Jarrett Medal for...


Jul 09, 2019, 14:14 ET AVYA Skincare Takes Inclusivity To New Heights With Travel Set

AVYA Skincare, the premier skincare brand for women with higher levels of melanin, has unveiled their new AVYA Travel Set with the intent to continue ...


Jul 09, 2019, 12:00 ET Pritzker Military Museum & Library Announces 2019 Literature Award Recipient

Military historian and author Dr. John H. Morrow, Jr. is the 13th recipient of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime...


Jul 09, 2019, 08:39 ET Handicapped African American Cartoonist New Book Endorsed by Top Celebrities in the Comedy World

Leslie Taha is a highly acclaimed African American cartoonist whose cartoon panel (and book) titled, "Off My Meds" has been lauded by many top...


Jul 09, 2019, 08:34 ET Memphis-Area Rapper, Mr. Macnificent, Captures Attention From Music Executives and BET NETWORKS!

Mr. Macnificent, a Memphis-area rapper with a growing global following and well-known record, How It Feel, has captured the attention of Block...


Jul 09, 2019, 08:00 ET Black VegFest Brings Healthy Living to Brooklyn

Weeksville Heritage Center hosts Black VegFest's 2nd Annual in association with proud vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams. New York's only ...


Jul 08, 2019, 18:14 ET WERUradio Atlanta Black Pride Media Sponsor

WERUradio broadcasts 24hrs a day on WERUradio.com, Live365, streema.com, https://www.radio.net, the WERUradio app available in the Google Play Store...


Jul 05, 2019, 21:36 ET Iconic Chicago Defender Relaunches As Digital-Centric Content Platform

Real Times Media, parent company of the Chicago Defender today announced that effective July 11, 2019, the Chicago Defender will complete its...


Jul 03, 2019, 16:35 ET Dove And The CROWN Coalition Land Major Victory In The Push To End Hair Discrimination With The Enactment Of The CROWN Act In California

Dove and the CROWN Coalition, a national alliance comprised of the National Urban League, Western Center on Law & Poverty, Color Of Change, and Dove, ...


Jul 03, 2019, 08:39 ET Shaunie O'Neal, Travis Greene, Dr. Caroline Leaf and More Join Pastor Keion Henderson in Houston for an Empowering Relationship Conference

Pastor Keion D. Henderson hosted his annual relationship conference, The Well Experience the weekend of, June 14-16, at the LightHouse Church...