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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Apr 19, 2019, 19:53 ET Young Living promove Irvin Bishop Jr. para o cargo de vice-presidente-executivo de planejamento digital e estratégico

A Young Living Essential Oils, líder mundial de mercado em óleos essenciais, anunciou a promoção de Irvin Bishop Jr. para o cargo de...


Apr 19, 2019, 18:15 ET Young Living asciende a Irvin Bishop Jr. al puesto de vicepresidente ejecutivo de planificación digital y estratégica

Young Living Essential Oils, el líder mundial en aceites esenciales, anunció la promoción de Irvin Bishop Jr. al cargo de vicepresidente ejecutivo de ...


Apr 19, 2019, 18:02 ET Young Living asciende a Irvin Bishop Jr. al puesto de vicepresidente ejecutivo de planificación digital y estratégica

Young Living Essential Oils, el líder mundial en aceites esenciales, anunció la promoción de Irvin Bishop Jr. al cargo de vicepresidente ejecutivo de ...


Apr 19, 2019, 15:56 ET Young Living Promotes Irvin Bishop Jr. to Executive Vice President, Digital and Strategic Planning

Young Living Essential Oils, the world leader in essential oils, announced the promotion of Irvin Bishop Jr. as Executive Vice President, Digital and ...


Apr 19, 2019, 13:47 ET Jamila Shipp Appointed New Executive Director of CALPEP

The Board of the Californian Prostitutes Education Project (CALPEP) announces that Jamila Shipp has been appointed Executive Director of the agency....


Apr 18, 2019, 12:07 ET AJC Donating Funds to Help Rebuild Black Churches in Louisiana

American Jewish Committee (AJC) has donated funds to help rebuild three historically black churches in Louisiana destroyed in a series of arson...


Apr 18, 2019, 11:32 ET BLACK ENTERPRISE Launches New Event Targeting Founders, Creators, And Innovators In Charlotte!

BLACK ENTERPRISE returns to Charlotte, North Carolina, with FWD, the revamped, rebranded event for entrepreneurs hosted by Nationwide on Wednesday,...


Apr 18, 2019, 10:00 ET The Advanced Leadership Initiative Officially Begins Recruitment for the 2020 Cohort of the Executive Leadership Academy at CMU

The Executive Leadership Academy, a signature program of The Advanced Leadership Initiative (in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University) is...


Apr 18, 2019, 09:00 ET Hennessy Makes Multi-Million Dollar Commitment to Support African Americans in Leadership Positions

Hennessy's commitment to drive more diversity in corporate leadership just got a major boost with the announcement of the Hennessy Fellows graduate...


Apr 18, 2019, 07:08 ET Statement from Mocha OB on Black Maternal Health Week and the Recommendations for Black Women Health Initiatives

Mocha OB, a group comprised of over 500 female OB/GYNs, OB trained Family Practice Physicians and Cardiologists of color have been working all week...


Apr 17, 2019, 07:15 ET Spelman College Wins 30th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), America's Premier HBCU Academic Competition

In front of a packed studio audience consisting of top HBCU students, school presidents, HCASC alumni and Honda associates, Spelman College took home ...


Apr 17, 2019, 07:00 ET Davido To Headline Coming To America Music Festival

African music continues its meteoric rise across the globe, spearheaded by the resurgence of the Afrobeats movement. From chart-topping pop...


Apr 16, 2019, 21:06 ET Alfred Street Baptist Church's Dr. Howard-John Wesley to Share Story of Surprise Donation to Howard University Students on "Steve" on April 17

Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, pastor of the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church (ASBC) in Alexandria, Va., will share the church's story of gifting...


Apr 15, 2019, 16:00 ET NFL Broadcaster Solomon Wilcots and Emmaus Life Sciences Kick Off "Sideline Sickle Cell" Campaign during National Minority Health Month

Emmy Award-winning NFL broadcaster Solomon Wilcots and Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc. today announced the launch of Sideline Sickle Cell, an educational...


Apr 12, 2019, 11:13 ET BIG3 Basketball Responds To Charter Communications And Asks Federal Agencies To Investigate Illegal Actions By Charter To Thwart BIG3's Bid To Purchase 21 Regional Sports Networks

The BIG3 Basketball League ("BIG3") today responded to Charter Communications ("Charter") and confirmed it has filed complaints with the Federal...


Apr 11, 2019, 21:02 ET NAACP Announces Complete List of Nominees for The 28th Annual Theatre Awards

The NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch's Theatre Viewing Committee has spoken, and the nominations are in for the 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. ...


Apr 11, 2019, 11:57 ET Saints & Sinners Season Four to Debut July 7, Bounce to Air Seasons 1-3 on Sunday Nights Beginning April 14

Bounce is turning up the heat on Sunday nights this spring and summer. In anticipation of the all-new, season four of Saints & Sinners premiering...


Apr 11, 2019, 08:49 ET YouTube's Prince's Friend Joins the Minneapolis Celebration 2019 Festivities This April in Honor of Prince

Leading the way on the YouTube platform for Prince Rogers Nelson fan-based content, Prince's Friend host Eloy Lasanta will be in Minneapolis from...


Apr 10, 2019, 15:44 ET McDonald's Black & Positively Golden Announces 13th Annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour and Talent Lineup

McDonald's announced the return of one of its staple events, the 13th annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour. The longest-running, brand-owned...


Apr 10, 2019, 11:08 ET 21st Century Oncology's Vladimir Ioffe, MD Urges For More Prostate Cancer Screenings Despite Government's View That 'It's Unnecessary'

Vladimir Ioffe, MD, a radiation oncologist at 21st Century Oncology, in collaboration with Navin Shah, MD, Thomas Huebner, MD, and Ivelina Hristova,...


Apr 09, 2019, 18:00 ET Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students on College Campuses

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it has awarded $6.9 million to support a unique partnership to bring a University of...


Apr 09, 2019, 17:53 ET The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Wins First Place in The Executive Leadership Council's 2019 National Business Case Competition

Four MBA candidates from the Wharton School won The Executive Leadership Council's (ELC) 2019 National Business Case Competition today, making a...


Apr 09, 2019, 15:23 ET Acosta Report Finds Multicultural Americans Are Reshaping US Grocery

With the U.S. multicultural population projected to grow by 98 million people in the coming decades, Acosta expects multicultural shoppers will...


Apr 09, 2019, 10:20 ET JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Spring Gala Celebrates "The 60th Anniversary of the Most Influential Year in Jazz" and Six Seminal Recordings with Special Concert at City Winery, April 17, 2019

JAZZ HOUSE KiDS, one of the nation's preeminent jazz education organizations, is dedicated to transforming young lives through music. As announced...


Apr 09, 2019, 07:00 ET The Film Detective Partners With Soul of the South, Significantly Expanding Its Film Programming Lineup

The Film Detective and Soul of the South Television (SOSTV) announced today that they have entered into a strategic programming arrangement, enabling ...