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(BPRW) SUNCHIPS® TO SPOTLIGHT UNDERREPRESENTED ARTISTS ON BAGS AND IN NEW EXHIBIT DURING PREMIER ART WEEK IN MIAMI

(BPRW) SUNCHIPS® TO SPOTLIGHT UNDERREPRESENTED ARTISTS ON BAGS AND IN NEW EXHIBIT DURING PREMIER ART WEEK IN MIAMI

(Black PR Wire) Art curator and collector, singer, and diversity advocate Mashonda Tifrere partners with SunChips to launch second year of “Art Seen” campaign. According to recent research, less than 15% of art in permanent...
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(BPRW) REV. AL SHARPTON ISSUES STATEMENT ON HISTORIC ELECTION OF REP. HAKEEM JEFFRIES AS INCOMING HOUSE MINORITY LEADER

(BPRW) REV. AL SHARPTON ISSUES STATEMENT ON HISTORIC ELECTION OF REP. HAKEEM JEFFRIES AS INCOMING HOUSE MINORITY LEADER

(Black PR Wire) New York, NY – Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), today issued the following statement on the historic selection of Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to become the nation’s...
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(BPRW) Popeyes Partners with NUL to Onboard Diverse Franchisees

(BPRW) Popeyes Partners with NUL to Onboard Diverse Franchisees

(Black PR Wire) Popeyes recently announced a new partnership with the National Urban League, a non-profit organization dedicated to economic empowerment, equality, and social justice for African Americans and others in underserved...
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(BPRW) MLK's "Continuing the Dream" Tour

(BPRW) MLK's "Continuing the Dream" Tour

(Black PR Wire) Insider Expeditions and the King family invite you to Washington, D.C. over President's Day Weekend, February 17-20, 2023. This four-day curated itinerary traverses the capitol's landmarks that memorialize MLK Jr's vision, w...
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(BPRW) Apple expands its coding education resources with a new Today at Apple session

(BPRW) Apple expands its coding education resources with a new Today at Apple session

(Black PR Wire) In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, Apple is introducing a new coding session — Coding Lab for Kids: Code Your First App — at Apple Store locations around the world. Designed to inspire partic...
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(BPRW) George Floyd Memorial Center Changes Names and Becomes Floyd Family Center for Social Equity

(BPRW) George Floyd Memorial Center Changes Names and Becomes Floyd Family Center for Social Equity

(Black PR Wire) Raleigh, NC – Chief Impact Officer, Roger Floyd, George Floyd's uncle, and Executive Director and cousin, Thomas McLaurin, spent the last few months exploring the strategic direction for what was formerly known as...
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(BPRW) McDonald’s USA Partners with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Alkeme to Deepen Its Commitment to Support HBCU Students Financial and Mental Health Needs

(BPRW) McDonald’s USA Partners with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Alkeme to Deepen Its Commitment to Support HBCU Students Financial and Mental Health Needs

(Black PR Wire) CHICAGO — McDonald’s has remained committed to feeding and fostering communities when they need it most, starting with a warm meal and a smile. As part of this commitment, the company has long supported Hist...
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(BPRW) THE BLACK ECONOMIC ALLIANCE APPOINTS SAMANTHA TWEEDY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

(BPRW) THE BLACK ECONOMIC ALLIANCE APPOINTS SAMANTHA TWEEDY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

(Black PR Wire) Washington, D.C. – The Black Economic Alliance (BEA), a nonpartisan group of Black business leaders and aligned advocates working to expand the political and economic power of the Black community, t...
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(BPRW) TD Bank and National Urban League Announce Five-Year Collaboration to Accelerate Entrepreneurship in Underserved Communities

(BPRW) TD Bank and National Urban League Announce Five-Year Collaboration to Accelerate Entrepreneurship in Underserved Communities

(Black PR Wire) CHERRY HILL, N.J., – TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank® and National Urban League today announced a new, five-year agreement focused on accelerating existing Urban League initiatives...
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(BPRW) Biden-Harris Administration Continues Fight for Student Debt Relief for Millions of Borrowers, Extends Student Loan Repayment Pause

(BPRW) Biden-Harris Administration Continues Fight for Student Debt Relief for Millions of Borrowers, Extends Student Loan Repayment Pause

(Black PR Wire) Recently, the U.S. Department of Education announced an extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest, and collections. The extension will alleviate uncertainty for borrowers as the Biden-Harris Administration a...
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(BPRW) REV. AL SHARPTON DOCUMENTARY ‘LOUDMOUTH’ SCREENS AT MPA HEADQUARTERS IN WASHINGTON, DC

(BPRW) REV. AL SHARPTON DOCUMENTARY ‘LOUDMOUTH’ SCREENS AT MPA HEADQUARTERS IN WASHINGTON, DC

(Black PR Wire) New York, NY – Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), recently lead a screening of Loudmouth, the highly acclaimed documentary on his career, at the Motion Pictures...
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(BPRW) Howard University hosts Congress Members for Glory: Conversations on the CROWN Act

(BPRW) Howard University hosts Congress Members for Glory: Conversations on the CROWN Act

(Black PR Wire) WASHINGTON – Howard University welcomed members of Congress recently to engage with students about the C.R.O.W.N. Act (Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair). The act&nb...
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(BPRW) Tyler Perry Honored at the Inaugural TheGrio Awards

(BPRW) Tyler Perry Honored at the Inaugural TheGrio Awards

(Black PR Wire) On October 21, 2022, Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group hosted the first annual TheGrio Awards, a new event dedicated to celebrating “luminaries from the worlds of film, music, comedy, television, sports,...
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(BPRW) 6TH ANNUAL ART, BLUES & SOUL FESTIVAL

(BPRW) 6TH ANNUAL ART, BLUES & SOUL FESTIVAL

(Black PR Wire) The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center is presenting its 6th annual Art, Blues & Soul Festival during the internationally renowned Art Basel Miami Beach weekend. On Saturday, December 3, 2022, guests will get to...
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(BPRW) FPL and Partners Participated in the Thanksgiving Food Drive to Help Spread Joy this Holiday Season

(BPRW) FPL and Partners Participated in the Thanksgiving Food Drive to Help Spread Joy this Holiday Season

(Black PR Wire) Pembroke Park, FL - On Nov. 19, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) partnered with 100 Black Men of South Florida to support their annual Thanksgiving food drive. The event took place at the Feeding South Florida fa...
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 (BPRW) McDonald’s 16th Annual Inspiration Celebration® Gospel Tour Holiday Experience Returns with Performances by Award-Winning Gospel Artists and First-Ever HBCU Exhibition Winner

(BPRW) McDonald’s 16th Annual Inspiration Celebration® Gospel Tour Holiday Experience Returns with Performances by Award-Winning Gospel Artists and First-Ever HBCU Exhibition Winner

(Black PR Wire) CHICAGO — Just in time for the holiday season, McDonald’s USA is delivering feel-good moments in a special homecoming themed holiday experience on the final stop of the brand’s 16th&nbsp...
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(BPRW) Phanord & Associates P.A. and partner agencies observe National Flossing Day

(BPRW) Phanord & Associates P.A. and partner agencies observe National Flossing Day

(Black PR Wire) Miami, FL - After gathering around the table with family and friends for a hearty Thanksgiving meal, be sure to make it a point to celebrate – in addition to Black Friday – Flossing Day. Flossing Day is cele...
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(BPRW) Emmy®-Winning Writer, Producer and Actor Lena Waithe to Serve as 2023 American Black Film Festival Ambassador

(BPRW) Emmy®-Winning Writer, Producer and Actor Lena Waithe to Serve as 2023 American Black Film Festival Ambassador

(Black PR Wire) LOS ANGELES – ABFF Ventures LLC today announced Emmy Award?-winning writer, creator, actor and founder of Hillman Grad Lena Waithe will serve as the ambassador for the 2023 American Black Film Festival (ABFF)...
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(BPRW) 2022 Call for Code: Black Girls CODE Sustainability Challenge Announces Winners

(BPRW) 2022 Call for Code: Black Girls CODE Sustainability Challenge Announces Winners

(Black PR Wire) The fact that 400 million metric tons of plastic waste are produced every year indicates the world has a waste problem. On a mission to reduce the volume and demand for material that creates the biggest waste footprint,...
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(BPRW) UNCF Institute for Capacity Building Expands Network Committed to Strengthening HBCUs

(BPRW) UNCF Institute for Capacity Building Expands Network Committed to Strengthening HBCUs

(Black PR Wire) With a new round of investments, UNCF today announced its newest cohort of high-potential Black colleges and universities committed to institutional transformation. The new cohort includes: Bethune-Cookman University (...
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