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(BPRW) A Proclamation on Minority Enterprise Development Week, 2021

(BPRW) A Proclamation on Minority Enterprise Development Week, 2021

(Black PR Wire) Washington, D.C. -- For many families, a business is more than a job — it is the fulfillment of a dream:  a better life, a family legacy, a place in the community.  Minority businesses in particular are&...
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(BPRW) MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT ICON - NELLY- NAMED THE “I AM HIP HOP” AWARD RECIPIENT FOR THE 2021 “BET HIP HOP AWARDS”

(BPRW) MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT ICON - NELLY- NAMED THE “I AM HIP HOP” AWARD RECIPIENT FOR THE 2021 “BET HIP HOP AWARDS”

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK, NY – September 20, 2021 –Today BET announces DOUBLE DIAMOND SELLING SUPERSTAR rapper and entrepreneur Nelly as the “BET Hip Hop Awards” recipient of the 2021 “...
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(BPRW) Getty Images Partners with The United Negro College Fund to Create an HBCU Scholarship

(BPRW) Getty Images Partners with The United Negro College Fund to Create an HBCU Scholarship

(Black PR Wire) Getty Images and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) have announced the creation of the UNCF-Getty Images Scholarship for students at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The program will provide...
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(BPRW) Black News Channel thriving under new President and CEO Princell Hair

(BPRW) Black News Channel thriving under new President and CEO Princell Hair

(Black PR Wire) The timing couldn’t have been more challenging for Princell Hair. Last July, he was appointed President and CEO of the Black News Channel, the nation’s first major cable news network with an ambitious mission to...
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(BPRW) EBONY Media Will Expand Its Footprint Through Licensing Partnership with Wright’s Media

(BPRW) EBONY Media Will Expand Its Footprint Through Licensing Partnership with Wright’s Media

(Black PR Wire) HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wright’s Media, a global content licensing agency, today announced that it has partnered with EBONY Media, the leading voice of the Black American perspective for 75 years, to extend the icon...
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(BPRW) Putting Patients First – Prima Health Center is Here for You!

(BPRW) Putting Patients First – Prima Health Center is Here for You!

  (Black PR Wire) MIAMI, Fla. – Dr. Rose-May Seide has always been passionate about medicine. She does not view it as a job, but rather a calling – a calling to heal and to serve. This drive and passion make it only fitting...
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(BPRW)  MULTI-AWARD WINNING ICONS “CHARLIE WILSON” AND “THE ISLEY BROTHERS”  LIVE IN CONCERT

(BPRW) MULTI-AWARD WINNING ICONS “CHARLIE WILSON” AND “THE ISLEY BROTHERS” LIVE IN CONCERT

(Black PR Wire) Praise God/DJ Geno proudly presents “A Night of Legends.”  This “Red Carpet” affair will be an evening filled with spectacular performances of era-defining hits coupled with new release...
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(BPRW) THE NETWORK JOURNAL ANNOUNCES ITS 23th ANNUAL   25 INFLUENTIAL BLACK WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS  PRESENTED BY MORGAN STANLEY

(BPRW) THE NETWORK JOURNAL ANNOUNCES ITS 23th ANNUAL 25 INFLUENTIAL BLACK WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS PRESENTED BY MORGAN STANLEY

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK, N.Y.  — The Network Journal (TNJ; TNJ.com), an award-winning business magazine for African-American professionals, corporate executives and business owners, announces its 2021 list of 25 Influential Blac...
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(BPRW) Howard University installs Chadwick Boseman's name on College of Fine Arts building

(BPRW) Howard University installs Chadwick Boseman's name on College of Fine Arts building

It's official. Howard University has renamed its College of Fine Arts after late actor Chadwick Boseman, who died last year at age 43 following a four-year battle with colon cancer. The historically Black university shared a time-...
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(BPRW) Steph and Ayesha Curry roll into Oakland, Calif., with a bus to feed and teach kids

(BPRW) Steph and Ayesha Curry roll into Oakland, Calif., with a bus to feed and teach kids

(Black PR Wire) The bus is loud — in color and sound. That’s the way NBA star Stephen Curry and his entrepreneur wife, Ayesha Curry, prefer it. They want the kids to see it coming. Yet, it would be difficult to miss what the Cur...
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(BPRW) Salute THEM Awards ‘My HBCU Joy’ Edition Brings To A Close National HBCU Week  Sunday, September 12, 2021, on BNC at 10:00 p.m. ET

(BPRW) Salute THEM Awards ‘My HBCU Joy’ Edition Brings To A Close National HBCU Week Sunday, September 12, 2021, on BNC at 10:00 p.m. ET

(Black PR Wire) HBCUs have shaped the growth, development and culture of America. That is the theme for the third installment of the critically acclaimed Salute THEM Awards (STA) series with Salute THEM Awards ‘My HBCU Joy.’ The...
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(BPRW) Anti-Confederate Statue Movement Gets "Gospel" Music Anthem —   "Confederate Free" - A Song Decrying Nation's Historic Racism Supports National Anti-Confederate Statue Removal Movement

(BPRW) Anti-Confederate Statue Movement Gets "Gospel" Music Anthem — "Confederate Free" - A Song Decrying Nation's Historic Racism Supports National Anti-Confederate Statue Removal Movement

(Black PR Wire) As the Robert E. Lee Statue comes down in Virginia, effectively the capital of the Confederacy and a bastion, at least historically, of slave ideology, along with the recent removal of nearly 170 other Confederate Statues ac...
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(BPRW) Walgreens Mobile Clinic Administers COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines at Historically Black College and University Events

(BPRW) Walgreens Mobile Clinic Administers COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines at Historically Black College and University Events

(Black PR Wire) DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The next stops for the Walgreens mobile clinic offering walk-up access to COVID-19 and flu immunizations are focused on events tied to some of the nation’s historically Black colleges...
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(BPRW) New book, Dream On! is a Groundbreaking Research Study on Racial and Gender Inequalities that Undergraduate African American Women Endure in STEM

(BPRW) New book, Dream On! is a Groundbreaking Research Study on Racial and Gender Inequalities that Undergraduate African American Women Endure in STEM

(Black PR Wire) Detroit, Michigan — African American woman, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education researcher, Dr. Ezella McPherson is releasing the new book, "Dream on!: Supporting and Graduating African American...
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(BPRW) Educate & Elevate – Access to Accelerate!  M. Gill & Associates Launches MBDA Capacity Building Certificate Program at Miami Dade College

(BPRW) Educate & Elevate – Access to Accelerate! M. Gill & Associates Launches MBDA Capacity Building Certificate Program at Miami Dade College

(Black PR Wire) MIAMI – Now more than ever sharpening your business skillset is an important factor for survival. The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center, operated in Florida by M....
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(BPRW) Gospel Music Heritage Month Heats Up With The 15th Annual McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration® Gospel Tour

(BPRW) Gospel Music Heritage Month Heats Up With The 15th Annual McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration® Gospel Tour

(Black PR Wire) CHICAGO – In honor of Gospel Music Heritage Month, which takes place annually in September, McDonald’s is serving inspiration with a side of friendly banter for music fans of all ages. Starting Sept. 19...
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National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

(Black PR Wire) September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. The HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) is proud to join federal and non-federal partners in raising awareness about this debilitating disease affecting approximately 100,00...
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(BPRW) Sickle Cell Disease: Getting to the Root of the Problem

(BPRW) Sickle Cell Disease: Getting to the Root of the Problem

(Black PR Wire) Chances are you probably know someone who is or has been impacted by sickle cell disease (SCD). In fact, 1 in 13 African Americans have the sickle cell trait. While it’s considered a rare genetic disease, it’s ac...
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(BPRW) National Museum of African American History and Culture Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

(BPRW) National Museum of African American History and Culture Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

(Black PR Wire) In September, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will celebrate five years as the nation’s largest cultural destination dedicated to exploring the African American story and...
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(BPRW) ONEUNITED BANK ANNOUNCES 11TH ANNUAL  “I GOT BANK” 2021 YOUTH ESSAY & ART CONTEST WINNERS

(BPRW) ONEUNITED BANK ANNOUNCES 11TH ANNUAL “I GOT BANK” 2021 YOUTH ESSAY & ART CONTEST WINNERS

(Black PR Wire) Boston, MA – OneUnited Bank, the largest Black-owned bank in the U.S., is proud to announce the winners of its 11th annual “I Got Bank! Youth Essay & Art Contest.” Each of the ten (10) youth winners are...
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