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The much-anticipated event will take place February 26 - March 1, 2014 in Boca Raton, ...
By Thomas A. Farrington, Founder and President Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)   Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- ...
National campaign includes multi-market, national advertising campaign, online promotion via KollarGuard.com, Facebook and Twitter platforms   KOllar ...
  State Education Superintendent Koch, Illinois Attorney General Madigan and Lt. Governor Simon focus on teaching ...
Both internships and jobs available at Global Grind New York, NY (BlackNews.com) ...
WASHINGTON, DC – The NAACP has released the following statement applauding President Obama for ...
  SPRINGFIELD, IL – Illinois State Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-Chicago 16th) secured passage this week ...
Senate Appropriations Committee Moves to Ramp Up National Gang Strategy; Justice Department Funding Bill Takes ...
BBB WGA Offers Tips to Avoid Donor Deception CHICAGO, IL - BBB Wise Giving Alliance ...
Letters to the Editor It's time that voters see who the real Forrest Claypool ...

Real Men Cook’s 2016 Father’s Day Celebration Expands to 27 to Forward Mission

Real Men Cook  -- Chicago's premiere urban Father's Day charity event - will depart from past years' formats by holding the much-anticipated event at 27 venues citywide/suburbanwide. These individual celebrations will be hosted by agencies and entities committed to the ...
Real Men Cook’s 2016 Father’s Day Celebration Expands to 27 to Forward Mission

$70,000 Awarded to Black Law Students in LA

The John M. Langston Bar Association ushered in Black History Month by honoring the nation's preeminent African American attorneys and awarding $70,000 in scholarships to law students 500 Attendees Filled The Beverly Hiltons Ballroom to Witness the Installation of ...
$70,000 Awarded to Black Law Students in LA

Comptroller Munger Meets With African American Advisory Board

Board discusses challenges facing small and minority-owned businesses CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger met with her African American Advisory Board at the James R. Thompson Center on Thursday and highlighted the importance of open communication between government and ...
Comptroller Munger Meets With African American Advisory Board

Producer/Film Maker Seeks Donations for Her Musical Film, Western In Noir, Scheduled for Release January 1, 2016

Western in Noir, a musical feature film with elements of diversity and social justice, was written by a 29-year old African American Writer/Musician who is fighting a battle with Stage 4 Breast Cancer. 1 Drop Rule Productions has launched a crowd ...
Producer/Film Maker Seeks Donations for Her Musical Film, Western In Noir, Scheduled for Release January 1, 2016

Jesse White Joins Various Religious Organizations to Show Support for National Donor Sabbath

Secretary of State Jesse White joined with Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh faith leaders to show religious support for organ/tissue donation and recognize National Donor Sabbath, an interfaith campaign aimed at educating religious communities about organ donation. During the weekend ...
Jesse White Joins Various Religious Organizations to Show Support for National Donor Sabbath

Stimulate the Mind: Read A Good Book

Chicago, IL - This is the ideal time to stock up on books by Author & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. Bratcher has been an Award-Winning  Journalist and Publisher for 39 years.  These books also make great gifts for any occasions. All books ...
Stimulate the Mind: Read A Good Book

Rep. Jan Schakowsky Joined President Obama, Rep. John Lewis and Others in Selma, Alabama in Honor of the Voting Rights Act

Earlier this month, Rep. Jan Schakowsky joined President Obama, civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis, and many others in Selma, Alabama, to honor the Voting Rights Act and the brave individuals who fought and sacrificed to expand ...
Rep. Jan Schakowsky Joined President Obama, Rep. John Lewis and Others in Selma, Alabama in Honor of the Voting Rights Act

Jesse White Honors Illinois First Hispanic Federal Judge, Chicago Fire Commissioner and Others

Illinois Secretary of State  Jesse White hosted his office’s annual National Hispanic Heritage MonthCelebration on Wednesday,  October 8th at  the James R. Thompson Center,  highlighting the historiclegacies of Illinois’ first Hispanic federal judge Ruben Castillo and other distinguished leaders. Pictured with ...
Jesse White Honors Illinois First Hispanic Federal Judge, Chicago Fire Commissioner and Others

NAACP Statement on Fatal Shooting of Terence Crutcher During Police Encounter in Tulsa, OK

Baltimore, MD – NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks today issued the following statement regarding the release of video footage of the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher during a police encounter in Tulsa, OK. “Yesterday, the Tulsa Police Department released ...
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Family of Black Man Killed by White Pastor Demands the FBI to Investigate “One of North Carolina’s Most Corrupt Prosecutors and His Cover ups!”

The family of Christian Griggs, who was killed in 2013 by a white pastor who was also his father-in-law, is calling for an immediate investigation of the District Attorneys office. Angier, NC (BlackNews.com) -- The family of Christian ...
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Blue Man Group Announces Winners of 2016 Art Competition

Winning Works To Be Unveiled at Briar Street Theatre Wednesday, October 5   CHICAGO, IL – Celebrating 25 years of living in full color, Blue Man Group is thrilled to announce the six winners of the 2016 Blue Man Group Art ...
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College Prep Program for Teen Girls Receives $50,000 Grant From the Coca-Cola Foundation

Single largest foundation grant received by the non-profit in its 30+ year history Philadelphia, PA (BlackNews.com) -- The Coca-Cola Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Teenshop, Inc., a national organization dedicated to nurturing girls with goals.® The ...
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Family of Black Man Killed by White Pastor Demands the FBI to Investigate “One of North Carolina’s Most Corrupt Prosecutors and His Cover ups!”

September - 21 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

The family of Christian Griggs, who was killed in 2013 by a white pastor who was also his father-in-law, is calling for an immediate investigation of the District Attorneys office. Angier, NC (BlackNews.com) — The family of Christian Griggs is calling for an immediate investigation into the Harnett County District Attorneys mishandling of homicides in […]

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NAACP Statement on Fatal Shooting of Terence Crutcher During Police Encounter in Tulsa, OK

September - 21 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

Baltimore, MD – NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks today issued the following statement regarding the release of video footage of the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher during a police encounter in Tulsa, OK. “Yesterday, the Tulsa Police Department released video footage, captured from three different views, that shows two officers fatally shooting Terence […]

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New African American History Museum Expected to Boost Black Tourism in DC

September - 21 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

By Barrington M. Salmon With the opening of the Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History and Culture this Saturday, Sept. 24, organizers foresee a major boost in Black tourism in DC. “We’re underrepresented in presentations on the Mall. We have the MLK memorial and this. We have very little going on down here. We’re glad […]

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Supporting Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Must be a National Priority

September - 21 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

    By Connie Evans Americas Wire Writers Group   WASHINGTON, D.C. –   After Noemi Prado devoted 29 years to working for Southwest Moulding in Grand Prairie, TX, the owners decided to close the business. But Ms. Prado gathered her retirement savings and other financing to purchase the company, a transaction that has sustained and […]

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Blue Man Group Announces Winners of 2016 Art Competition

September - 21 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

Winning Works To Be Unveiled at Briar Street Theatre Wednesday, October 5   CHICAGO, IL – Celebrating 25 years of living in full color, Blue Man Group is thrilled to announce the six winners of the 2016 Blue Man Group Art Competition. The winners, each receiving $2,500 cash prizes, include Giana DiBartolomeo, Miami, Fla.; Alice […]

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Tennessee Man Charged with Threatening to Murder Member of United States Congress

September - 21 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

A Murfreesboro, Tennessee, man was taken into custody this morning by FBI agents and U.S. Capitol Police, after a criminal complaint was issued, charging him with threatening to murder a United States official and transmitting in interstate commerce, a communication containing a threat, announced U.S. Attorney David Rivera for the Middle District of Tennessee. Agents […]

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College Prep Program for Teen Girls Receives $50,000 Grant From the Coca-Cola Foundation

September - 21 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

Single largest foundation grant received by the non-profit in its 30+ year history Philadelphia, PA (BlackNews.com) — The Coca-Cola Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Teenshop, Inc., a national organization dedicated to nurturing girls with goals.® The grant will be used to enhance Teenshops successful college preparatory programs and initiatives, including college campus tours, […]

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A Message to African American Voters: Don’t Vote for Donald Trump in the November 8th Election, His Prior Actions are Not Worthy of Your Vote

September - 21 - 2016 Reporter: Juanita Bratcher Respond

Reprint Trump has a long history of racism, from the 1970s until now; he is divisive and polarizing. Racism is a core element of his campaign By Dr. Juanita Bratcher Editor & Publisher, CopyLine Magazine   African Americans, please don’t buy into the false premise – claims and impressions – by Donald Trump that he […]

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Black-Owned PR Firm Helps Businesses Grow by Tapping Into Buying Power

September - 21 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

ThinkZILLA PR & Consulting Group Welcomes Churches, Luxury Brands and Major Organizations Seeking High Growth and Exposure Across Multiple Demographics.  Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) — According to Velma Trayham, founder of ThinkZILLA PR & Consulting, many corporations and luxury brands are missing the mark when targeting a diverse demographic of consumers. The agency is currently partnering […]

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Illinois Hosts Annual National Association of Insurance Commissioners Midwest Zone Meeting

September - 21 - 2016 Reporter: Admin Respond

Illinois Department of Insurance among 13 states represented; Discussed innovation & foreign investment   CHICAGO, IL – The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held their annual Midwest Zone meeting in Chicago this weekend, September 17-18, 2016. Commissioners & other staff members from 13 states, including Illinois Department of Insurance Acting Director Anne Melissa Dowling, […]

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