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

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.

New Black Panther Party for Self Defense to Organize Coalition to Secure and Protect Jena 6 Families and the Streets of...

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Malik Shabazz, Esq., Attorney and leader of the New Black Panther Party for Self Defense, announced today that members of the New Black Panther Party will begin patrolling the streets of Jena, Louisiana this week to protect the Jena 6 families and Black Jena residents against open and imminent alleged threats from Ku Klux Klan and other White supremacist advocating violence.

Sphinx Brings Diversity to Carnegie Hall with the Nation's Top Young Black and Latino String Players

Sphinx OrganizationNEW YORK, N.Y. -- Approximately 25% of Americans are Black or Latino. In our nation's professional orchestras however, Blacks and Latinos combined comprise approximately 4% of the musicians. On September 25, The Sphinx Organization, the non-profit organization dedicated to building diversity in classical music, will present the all Black and Latino Sphinx Chamber Orchestra and Harlem Quartet at Carnegie Hall.

The Oracle Group Launches 'In the Cafe with Mocha' – Literary TV Program Showcasing Authors of African Descent

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Oracle Group announces the launch of "In the Cafe with Mocha" an exciting new literary television show celebrating African American authors. The show streams via Internet and local television programming in the Washington DC area beginning September 2007.

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