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(BPRW) Citizens for Judicial Fairness and Reverend Al Sharpton Applaud Nomination of Justice Tamika Montgomery-Reeves to Third Circuit Court of Appeals; Urge Governor Carney to Nominate Black Justice to Replace Montgomery-Reeves on Delaware Supreme Court

(BPRW) Citizens for Judicial Fairness and Reverend Al Sharpton Applaud Nomination of Justice Tamika Montgomery-Reeves to Third Circuit Court of Appeals; Urge Governor Carney to Nominate Black Justice to Replace Montgomery-Reeves on Delaware Supreme Court

(Black PR Wire) WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Citizens for Judicial Fairness and Reverend Al Sharpton applauded President Joe Biden’s groundbreaking nomination of current Delaware Supreme Court Justice Tami...
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(BPRW) TSU offers meningitis, flu, COVID vaccines for new and returning students

(BPRW) TSU offers meningitis, flu, COVID vaccines for new and returning students

(Black PR Wire) Texas Southern University has partnered with the Houston Health Department (HHD) to make three vaccines – including the meningitis vaccine that is required for students under the age of 22 who live on campus...
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(BPRW) Youngest Black Law School Graduate, 19 yr old Haley Taylor Schlitz, To Be Honored at Largest Black Homeschool Expo

(BPRW) Youngest Black Law School Graduate, 19 yr old Haley Taylor Schlitz, To Be Honored at Largest Black Homeschool Expo

(Black PR Wire) Atlanta, GA — From July 22-24, 2022, The Liberated Minds Black Homeschool and Education Virtual Expo is celebrating its 11th Anniversary featuring Haley Carolyn Taylor Schlitz, the youngest Black law school graduate ev...
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(BPRW) Free Program Addressing Racial Disparities in Parkinson's Disease on July 9 in Atlanta

(BPRW) Free Program Addressing Racial Disparities in Parkinson's Disease on July 9 in Atlanta

(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA, GA – The Parkinson’s Foundation and Morehouse School of Medicine will host “Parkinson’s Disease and the African American Community” on Saturday, July 9 at Morehouse School of Medicine i...
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(BPRW) Luchadores and Superheroes Featured in Colorful COVID-19 Ad Campaigns

(BPRW) Luchadores and Superheroes Featured in Colorful COVID-19 Ad Campaigns

(Black PR Wire) SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of a statewide effort to encourage Latino and Black/African American Californians to get vaccinated and boosted, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has launched en...
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(BPRW) Maximus Names Robert Knapp as Senior Vice President of Digital Government Solutions

(BPRW) Maximus Names Robert Knapp as Senior Vice President of Digital Government Solutions

(Black PR Wire) TYSONS, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Maximus, a leading employer and provider of government services worldwide, today announced Robert Knapp, a seasoned digital software executive, has joined the company as a new Senior Vice Presi...
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(BPRW) iHeartMedia and Charlamagne Tha God Announce First-Ever Black Effect Podcast Festival

(BPRW) iHeartMedia and Charlamagne Tha God Announce First-Ever Black Effect Podcast Festival

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- iHeartMedia and Charlamagne Tha God today announced the first-ever Black Effect Podcast Festival to celebrate, uplift and amplify Black voices in the podcast industry. The event will take place Su...
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(BPRW) Black PR Wire's July Power Profiler: Jennifer Hudson

(BPRW) Black PR Wire's July Power Profiler: Jennifer Hudson

(Black PR Wire) Jennifer Hudson is an incomparable actress and singer. Throughout her career, Hudson has received various accolades for both her music and acting, including an Academy Award, two Grammy Awards, a Daytime Emmy Award, a T...
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(BPRW) Black PR Wire Recognizes Black Leaders Awareness Day

(BPRW) Black PR Wire Recognizes Black Leaders Awareness Day

(Black PR Wire) Black leaders are leading the way for a brighter day! Did you know that Black Leaders Awareness Day is recognized on July 18th? This is an opportunity to introduce black leaders to the world with quotes from upcoming an...
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(BPRW) Black PR Wire Celebrates National Black Family Month

(BPRW) Black PR Wire Celebrates National Black Family Month

(Black PR Wire) It’s Black Family Month! Established in 2006, Black Family Month celebrates families and their enrichment through education, health and self-improvement. Shaun McLaughlin founded this celebration after observing h...
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(BPRW) Vote.org and NAACP Announce Partnership to Mobilize Black Voters Across the Country Ahead of 2022 Midterms

(BPRW) Vote.org and NAACP Announce Partnership to Mobilize Black Voters Across the Country Ahead of 2022 Midterms

(Black PR Wire) WASHINGTON– The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Vote.org announced a partnership to mobilize, register and turn out Black voters ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. This eff...
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(BPRW) 10 LOCAL GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS JUST RECEIVED A SURPRISE OF A LIFETIME ALL THANKS TO FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY

(BPRW) 10 LOCAL GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS JUST RECEIVED A SURPRISE OF A LIFETIME ALL THANKS TO FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY

(Black PR Wire) On June 18, 2022, 10 students were surprised with big checks, hats and university swag inside of the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale. These 10 students received a total of two hundred thousand dollars to h...
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(BPRW) Jessie Trice Community Health System Observes National HIV Testing Day

(BPRW) Jessie Trice Community Health System Observes National HIV Testing Day

(Black PR Wire) Miami, FL -- June 27 is National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), an observance to emphasize and encourage HIV testing. In recognition of NHTD, Jessie Trice Community Health System (JTCHS) joins numerous health care providers and org...
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(BPRW) Why Disability Strikes People With MS

(BPRW) Why Disability Strikes People With MS

(Black PR Wire) In the past multiple sclerosis (MS) was thought to primarily affect whites. However, studies have shown a higher incidence of MS in the Black community with newly diagnosed cases. Black people who are diagnosed with MS...
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(BPRW) JPMorgan Chase Commits $30 Million to Support Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Students

(BPRW) JPMorgan Chase Commits $30 Million to Support Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Students

Commitment will expand career pathways, student development programming and promote financial education resources on campuses. (Black PR Wire) NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase announced an expanded five-year, $30 million commitment...
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(BPRW) Comcast and Faceforward Productions Partner for Upcoming Docuseries, “The Black Beauty Effect” From Creator and Executive Producer Andrea Lewis, Executive Producers Jackie Aina, Kahlana Barfield Brown and CJ Faison

(BPRW) Comcast and Faceforward Productions Partner for Upcoming Docuseries, “The Black Beauty Effect” From Creator and Executive Producer Andrea Lewis, Executive Producers Jackie Aina, Kahlana Barfield Brown and CJ Faison

This first-of-its-kind docuseries examines the Black women who are serving as catalysts for social change within the beauty industry and features mega beauty influencers and industry titans Whitney White, Mikki Taylor, Cara Sabin, Esi Eggle...
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(BPRW) LDF Statements on Supreme Court Ruling New York State Gun Control Law  Unconstitutional

(BPRW) LDF Statements on Supreme Court Ruling New York State Gun Control Law Unconstitutional

(Black PR Wire) The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen that a New York gun control law requiring a person to show “proper cause,” or a special need for self-protection, to ca...
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(BPRW) CITING HOUSING DISCRIMINATION IN FLORIDA, NAREB CALLS FOR A FEDERAL DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TO BOOST BLACK HOMEOWNERSHIP

(Black PR Wire) MIAMI – The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) calls on Congress to enact a major down payment assistance program to help counter decades of housing discrimination in Florida, and nationwide, that...
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(BPRW) Bowie State’s Myles Frost Wins the Tony Award

(BPRW) Bowie State’s Myles Frost Wins the Tony Award

(Black PR Wire) BOWIE, Md. – Bowie State University’s (BSU) Myles Frost has received Broadway’s highest honor, a Tony Award, for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical starring as Michael Jac...
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(BPRW) Citizens for Judicial Fairness, Reverend Al Sharpton, and Local Activists Denounce Planned Confirmation of Another White Male Justice to All-White Chancery Court

(BPRW) Citizens for Judicial Fairness, Reverend Al Sharpton, and Local Activists Denounce Planned Confirmation of Another White Male Justice to All-White Chancery Court

(Black PR Wire) DOVER, Del..--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, grassroots advocacy group Citizens for Judicial Fairness joined forces with famed civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton and local activists Pastor Blaine Hackett and Kendra Ray, sist...
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