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

NAACP Centennial Author Pavilion Themed 100 Years 100 Authors in New York City July 13-15

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The NAACP Centennial Author Pavilion welcomes national bestselling authors, Diahann Carroll, Hill Harper, Chris Gardner, Tiki Barber, Terry McMillan, Carl Weber,...

Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to be Featured Guest on the In the Cafe with Mocha TV Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Oracle Group announces that, on April 17th, 2009, President Johnson Sirleaf will discuss her upcoming release titled: "This Child Will...

Jazz Singer Pyeng Threadgill to Perform at Blue Note Jazz Club Concerts

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Critically acclaimed as one of the most inventive and visionary new voices in the progressive scene of jazz, Pyeng Threadgill...

African Americans and Web 2.0: The MyBlack Urban Vertical

AUSTIN, Texas -- My Black Networks, LLC announced this past week a new portal site -- The MyBlack(TM) Urban Vertical -- with a core...

Barack Obama Inspires Jewelry Line from Sculptor Jonas Perkins

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas -- African American artist Jonas Perkins commemorates historic election with original jewelry line. Perkins, a sculptor from Fredericksburg, Texas, announced today that...

Black Community Leaders Assemble for Intensive Training on Voter Protection

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Anticipating the largest voter turnout in history - and ensuing problems at the polls - the National Coalition on Black Civic...

Black Unity Family Commemorates King Assassination

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Black Unity Family, a diverse, nonpartisan coalition of groups and individuals co-convened by Dr. Dorothy I. Height, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner and Melanie L. Campbell, released the following "Letter to Fellow Americans."

Black Youth Vote! National Civic Education Training Tour

DES MOINES, Iowa -- As part of ongoing efforts to motivate young people to engage in the political process, the League of Young Voters Education Fund (LYVEF) recently teamed up with the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation's (NCBCP) Black Youth Vote! (BYV!) for an innovative civic participation training at North High School in Des Moines, IA.

Call to Action for Megan Williams: National March Against Hate Crimes and Racism

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- March Purpose: To bring national and statewide support to Charleston resident Megan Williams, the Williams Family, and victims of other hate crimes nationwide. Black Lawyers For Justice, the Williams Family and organizers are demanding that Federal Hate Crimes charges as well as State hate crime charges be brought in the Williams' case.

Megan Williams Kidnapping, Rape and Torture Case: Advocates and Family Call for Federal Hate Crime Charges

LOGAN, W.Va. -- Black Lawyers For Justice President, Malik Shabazz, Esq., today announced they will organize and advocate for Federal Hate Crime Charges to be brought against the 6 Defendants in the Megan Williams Kidnap and Torture Case, on behalf of the family. On September 12, 2007 six white residents of Logan County were arrested and charged.