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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11:00 ET Carver Federal Savings Bank Donates $30,000 To Crown Heights Community Organizations

Carver Federal Savings Bank ("Carver" or the "Bank"), which marks its 70th anniversary this year, recently hosted an event at its newly renovated...


09:00 ET AT&T Hello Lab Reprises Inclusive Filmmaker Mentorship Program; Emmy® Award Winner Lena Waithe Joins Common and More

AT&T* announced the 2018 lineup of mentors and mentees for its diversity-focused Hello Lab Mentorship Program. In its second year, the...


08:41 ET Nikki Fortune Announces the Release of Fiction Book … Hustle

Mynd Matters Publishing is proud to offer the fresh new work from Nikki Fortune, HUSTLE hitting bookstores everywhere on June 20, 2018. Nikki...


08:00 ET TargetSpot expands its MultiCultural Platform with new office in Los Angeles

Targetspot announces an expansion of its MultiCultural Platform with a new office in Los Angeles and appoints Rudy Balderrama as West Coast Senior...


08:00 ET TargetSpot expande su plataforma multicultural con nueva oficina en Los Ángeles

Targetspot anuncia la expansión de su plataforma multicultural con la inauguración de una nueva oficina en Los Ángeles y nombra a Rudy Balderrama...


Jun 18, 2018, 16:47 ET The District, Akridge, COPT, and Argos Celebrate Joint Groundbreaking of Stevens School and Stevens Place

A number of corporate executives and District officials gathered at 2100 L Street, NW to celebrate the start of construction of Stevens School and...


Jun 18, 2018, 11:41 ET Boston Food Industry Entrepreneurs Graduate from Santander's Small Business Accelerator Program

Santander Bank will join its partners - CommonWealth Kitchen, Babson College and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) – and 20...


Jun 18, 2018, 10:00 ET Universal Music Group And All Def Media Expand Content Agreement

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, and All Def Media (ADM), one of the fastest-growing...


Jun 18, 2018, 09:00 ET Chronicled and OCEASOFT Strategic Partnership to Deliver Blockchain-Integrated Bluetooth Temperature Monitoring Solution in Life Science Industry

Chronicled, Inc. a smart supply chain solutions company based in San Francisco, CA, and OCEASOFT, a data logging company based in Montpellier,...


Jun 18, 2018, 09:00 ET La sociedad estratégica entre Chronicled y OCEASOFT ofrecerá una solución Bluetooth de control de la temperatura con cadena de bloques integrada para la industria de las ciencias de la vida

Chronicled, Inc., una compañía de soluciones inteligentes para la cadena de abastecimiento con sede en San Francisco, California,...


Jun 18, 2018, 08:36 ET Distance Teaching and Mobile Learning Releases Season Two Report on Community Outreach Computer Program Highlighting Program's Strengths

Distance Teaching and Mobile Learning, a Redmond-based educational organization that works to provide kids worldwide with access to free...


Jun 17, 2018, 20:00 ET A diabetes diagnosis later in life may signal early pancreatic cancer in African Americans and Latinos

Each year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with adult-onset diabetes mellitus, also known as type 2 diabetes. The new diagnosis comes...


Jun 15, 2018, 14:12 ET El St. Ives Mixing Bar regresa a la ciudad de Nueva York este verano

Justo a tiempo para traer un poco más de color veraniego a la ciudad de Nueva York, St. Ives, la marca de exfoliantes número uno de los Estados...


Jun 15, 2018, 11:15 ET Just Announced: Queen Latifah Presents "Ladies First" With Special Guests Missy Elliott, Remy Ma, Mc Lyte, Nikki D and More During Her First-Ever Louisiana Superdome Mainstage Performance at the 2018 Essence Festival® On Saturday, July 7th

The ESSENCE Festival® is excited to announce that Queen Latifah will feature special guest multi-GRAMMY Award-winning rapper, singer, songwriter...


Jun 15, 2018, 09:23 ET The St. Ives Mixing Bar Returns To NYC This Summer

Right on time to bring a little extra summer glow to New York City, St. Ives, America's #1 scrub brand, announced the return of the St. Ives Mixing...


Jun 14, 2018, 10:00 ET Northwestern Mutual's Raymone Jackson Named Top Corporate Diversity Executive

Raymone Jackson, director of Diversity and Inclusion at Northwestern Mutual, has been named to the Black Enterprise 2018 list of Top Corporate...


Jun 13, 2018, 08:00 ET New report: Philanthropy must invest in the South to have a true national impact

Grantmakers and donors across the country are looking for ways to improve opportunities, outcomes and wellbeing of communities of color, the poor,...


Jun 12, 2018, 08:00 ET Gail Moaney, Finn Partners' Founding Managing Partner And Head Of Global Travel & Lifestyle Practice Receives Prestigious Award From Caribbean Tourism Organization

Finn Partners today announced that Gail Moaney, founding managing partner and head of its global Travel & Lifestyle practice, with staff...


Jun 11, 2018, 08:37 ET Capital Forensics, Inc. Further Strengthens Compliance, Legal and Regulatory Credentials With Addition of Attorney Wesley L. Ringo

Capital Forensics, Inc. (CFI) announced today that Wesley (Wes) L. Ringo has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor, adding even greater depth to...


Jun 08, 2018, 13:01 ET UNCF Brings 70+ Diverse HBCU Students Together for Annual Student Leadership Conference

As the U.S. becomes majority-minority, employers face a critical challenge: to find and hire the next generation of diverse professionals in the...


Jun 07, 2018, 16:17 ET Brown Sugar to Debut First Original Short Film Blackstar Warrior on June 24

Brown Sugar, the popular subscription video-on-demand service from Bounce featuring the biggest collection of the baddest African-American movies...


Jun 07, 2018, 10:52 ET Real Estate Mogul Jay Morrison Raises $9.6 Million In First Seven Days of Historic IPO of First African-American Owned Real Estate Crowdfund

Atlanta-based real estate mogul Jay Morrison recently announced the initial public offering (IPO) launch of the Tulsa Real Estate Fund, the first...


Jun 07, 2018, 09:00 ET Soul Food Sessions Announces Four-City Tour Served With A Coke

Soul Food Sessions, a nonprofit started in 2017 to break stereotypes and enhance opportunities for African American chefs, today unveils plans for...


Jun 07, 2018, 09:00 ET Act4Accountability receives Mastercard Foundation support for Youth-Training Organizations in Uganda and Nigeria

Act4Accountability (ACT4) and the Mastercard Foundation are excited to announce the Diaspora Initiative to Support Youth Training Organizations...


Jun 06, 2018, 15:36 ET Dear Black People: AfroLife.TV is Your New Netflix

If you don't know the name Alberto Marzan, you will in the very near future. A visionary and innovative entrepreneur, Marzan's latest...


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