African American Interest

African American Interest

African American Interests News, including Black PR News, Urban, and People of Color

African American Interest

African American Interest
African American Interests News, including Black PR News, Urban, and People of Color

IMPACT AZ 2025 Business accelerator accepting applications for spring program designed to close racial wealth gap for businesses

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced today that IMPACT AZ 2025, a nine-month supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black and minority business owners, is proud to announce JPMorgan Chase as its title sponsor. Since 2015, JPMorgan Chase has spent $11 billion with diverse suppliers. In 2020 alone, the diverse supplier spend was over $2 billion.

National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) announced Shavon Arline-Bradley was hired to serve as the organization’s first president and CEO

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Today, National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) announced Shavon Arline-Bradley was hired to serve as the organization's first president and chief executive officer. After 88 years, the organization changed its governance structure to work more efficiently.

Sage Investment Club Celebrates 25 Years of Stock Market Education and Profits, a California African American Women Partnership

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Sage Investment Club, an investment firm managed by an all-female, African American leadership team, today celebrates 25 years since the launch of its investment platform. Founded by Sonya Weaver-Johnson, the group offers investment education and co-investment opportunities.

Filmmaker Lisa N. Alexander announces her script, ‘My Father The Queen’ Wins Best LGBT Screenplay from Best Script Award – London

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The Best Script Award - London selected "My Father The Queen" as the winner of the Best LGBT Screenplay during their Autumn 2022 competition. The screenplay was written by filmmaker Lisa N. Alexander, owner of PrettyWork Studios. It is her first feature work.

HBCU Green Fund and Center for Environmental Justice Cites Small Progress Toward Climate Justice at COP27

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- In an effort to increase diversity at the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, the HBCU Green Fund and the Harambee House/Citizens for Environmental Justice (HH/CFEJ) partnered to lead a delegation of 27 persons from the United States, Africa and the diaspora to participate in the global summit touted as "COP Africa."

GivingChooseDay: Economic-Empowerment Nonprofit, MMA, Launches Campaign to Raise Funds for Minority Women in Business

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Millionaire Mastermind Academy (MMA) has launched its Giving Tuesday Campaign to raise $150,000 through November 30, 2022, to support programming that uplifts minority women entrepreneurs through access to professional development, networking opportunities, and access to financial resources, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.
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Initiative to Support Green Chemistry Educators at Minority-Serving Higher Education Institutions launched by Beyond Benign

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Beyond Benign announced a new Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Initiative, designed to provide green chemistry educational support for faculty and students at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs). Being built and executed in collaboration with MSIs, the initiative is intended to ensure the next generation of world-class chemists and scientific leaders are reflective of the diversity of the global community and prepared to address sustainability through chemistry.

Power of the Ballot Debate Watch Party and Comedy Show Brings Together Social Responsibility Cohorts in Atlanta GA

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Call it the calm before the midterm election storm. Georgia Black Women's Roundtable (GA BWR) treated staff, volunteers, local and national leaders, and members of the community to a night filled with tasty food, great company, and a lot of laughter when they hosted a Power of the Ballot Debate Watch Party and Comedy Show this past Friday, October 14 at IBEW Local 613.

4th Annual Long Beach Gives campaign: BOSS Racks Up $130K and Places Second in Long Beach Gives

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The 4th Annual Long Beach Gives campaign, an online giving day sponsored by the City's leading nonprofit funders and nonprofit support organizations, invites donors from throughout the city and beyond to give to the local nonprofit of their choosing. This year, the effort raised $1,965,539 to support 232 participating nonprofits. BOSS™ (Business Of Student Success) raised $130,000 from more than 300 donors, making it the second most contributed to charity in this year's campaign.

Our L.A. and PBS SoCal Present Documentary Film ‘Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and The Politics of Race’

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- "Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race" reveals the life and legacy of the first African American mayor elected in a major American city, with an overwhelmingly white majority, and will be broadcast on PBS SoCal on Thursday, October 6 at 8:30 p.m., Our L.A. announced today. The encore presentation of the award-winning documentary is being released during another historic Los Angeles mayoral race occurring now. It is also available on PBS.org, and on PBS and World Channel's Saturday Playlist Initiative on race.

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