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(BPRW) The Africa Center and Independent Curators International Announce States of Becoming, Opening October 14

(BPRW) The Africa Center and Independent Curators International Announce States of Becoming, Opening October 14

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK, NY – The Africa Center announces States of Becoming, an exhibition curated by Fitsum Shebeshe and produced by Independent Curators International (ICI) on view at The Africa Center at Aliko Dang...
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(BPRW) Google Cloud Joins the Alfred Street Baptist Church as the  Title Sponsor of the Fall 2022 HBCU College Festival

(BPRW) Google Cloud Joins the Alfred Street Baptist Church as the Title Sponsor of the Fall 2022 HBCU College Festival

(Black PR Wire) Alexandria, VA — Google Cloud and the Alfred Street Baptist Church have partnered for the second time for the 20th Annual ASBC Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Festival, taking place virtually o...
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(BPRW) N.C. A&T’S SMITH RECEIVES GRANT TO STUDY SOCIAL MEDIA IMPACT ON BLACK WOMEN’S HEALTH

(BPRW) N.C. A&T’S SMITH RECEIVES GRANT TO STUDY SOCIAL MEDIA IMPACT ON BLACK WOMEN’S HEALTH

(Black PR Wire) EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. – Kalynda C. Smith, Ph.D., of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s John R. and Kathy R. Hairston College of Health and Human Sciences, has received a f...
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(BPRW) Amazon to Invest $150 Million in Funds That Provide Underrepresented Entrepreneurs with Access to Capital

(BPRW) Amazon to Invest $150 Million in Funds That Provide Underrepresented Entrepreneurs with Access to Capital

(Black PR Wire) SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced Amazon Catalytic Capital, a new initiative to invest $150 million in venture capital (VC) funds, accelerators, incubators, and venture studios that provide fun...
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(BPRW) 13 Year Old Creates 'AwesomeLiYou' Leak Proof Period Panty With Heating Pad

(BPRW) 13 Year Old Creates 'AwesomeLiYou' Leak Proof Period Panty With Heating Pad

(Black PR Wire) A recent survey in 2021 found that more than 7 in 10 teens had questions about their periods. Additionally, nearly 8 in 10 agreed that they were taught more about the biology of frogs than of the human female body in school....
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(BPRW) Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story Closes Multi-Year Licensing Deal Launching Exclusively on Hulu

(BPRW) Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story Closes Multi-Year Licensing Deal Launching Exclusively on Hulu

(Black PR Wire) Los Angeles, CA - In late Sept. 2022, Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story closed a multi-year licensing deal with Hulu and Multicom Entertainment Group in conjunction with Locomotive Entertainment (Simon Ba...
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(BPRW) Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story Closes Multi-Year Licensing Deal Launching Exclusively on Hulu

(BPRW) Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story Closes Multi-Year Licensing Deal Launching Exclusively on Hulu

(Black PR Wire) Los Angeles, CA -  In late Sept. 2022, Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story closed a multi-year licensing deal with Hulu and Multicom Entertainment Group in conjunction with Locomotive Entertainment (Simon B...
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(BPRW) Report: Tobacco industry continuing decades-long targeting of Black communities, women, youth with menthol products

(BPRW) Report: Tobacco industry continuing decades-long targeting of Black communities, women, youth with menthol products

(Black PR Wire) DALLAS — The massive growth in popularity of menthol cigarettes over several decades is the result of the tobacco industry’s intense and persistent targeting of Black communities, women and youth – a campai...
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(BPRW) Houston Black College Expo™ Awards Thousands   of Dollars to Students

(BPRW) Houston Black College Expo™ Awards Thousands of Dollars to Students

(Black PR Wire) Diamond Bar, CA – The 13th Annual Houston Black College Expo™ is back in-person again Saturday, October 8, 2022, from 10 am to 5 pm at the NRG Center, 1 NRG Park, Houston, TX  77054. Students can meet w...
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(BPRW) FVSU Awarded More than $1 Million to Increase STEM Enrollment

(BPRW) FVSU Awarded More than $1 Million to Increase STEM Enrollment

(Black PR Wire) Fort Valley State University has been awarded $1,399,964 from the National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program to increase the number of low-income, academi...
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(BPRW) DC Mayor Muriel Bowser proclaims October 1 as Nigerian American Day

(BPRW) DC Mayor Muriel Bowser proclaims October 1 as Nigerian American Day

(Black PR Wire) Mayor Muriel Bowser officially proclaims Saturday, October 1, 2022, as “Nigerian American Day” in Washington, D.C. In recognition of the significance of this day, The Nigerian Center is opening a walk-in immigrat...
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(BPRW) Black PR Wire's October Power Profiler - Nikki Giovanni

(BPRW) Black PR Wire's October Power Profiler - Nikki Giovanni

(Black PR Wire) Nikki Giovanni is one of one of America’s most celebrated poets and one of the best-selling poets in the United States. Her work includes poetry anthologies, poetry recordings, and nonfiction essays, and covers to...
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(BPRW) Black PR Wire Celebrates 22 Years

(BPRW) Black PR Wire Celebrates 22 Years

(Black PR Wire) We are turning 22! Black PR Wire has been delivering its clients' press releases to key reporters, writers, and influential grassroots for 22 years. The success of Black PR Wire has been nothing short of remarkable! Org...
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(BPRW) Black PR Wire Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(BPRW) Black PR Wire Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(Black PR Wire) Each year, October is recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While breast cancer affects women of all ethnicities, unfortunately it is now more fatal for black women. According to the Centers for Disease Control a...
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(BPRW) Four Government Apps for Times of Emergency

(BPRW) Four Government Apps for Times of Emergency

(Black PR Wire) These days, there are mobile applications for every situation that help make your life easier. Did you know there are apps developed for you by the U.S. government to prepare before, stay safe during and recover after a...
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(BPRW) Podcasts Queer News, Jazmyn Gives Bad Advice, and The Brown Girls Guide to Politics Win Big

(Black PR Wire) Brooklyn, NY – Seventeen podcasts shrieked with joy across social media Sunday. They were marveling at winning during the Black Podcasting Awards (the BPAs) third annual ceremony. Three podcasts won big: Queer News swe...
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(BPRW) Alfred Street Baptist Church Designates $1 Million to Jackson State University for Support during Water Crisis

(BPRW) Alfred Street Baptist Church Designates $1 Million to Jackson State University for Support during Water Crisis

(Black PR Wire) Alfred Street Baptist Church’s (ASBC) Mission Division will donate up to $1 million to Jackson State University (JSU) to help defray costs related to the ongoing water crisis in Jackson, MS, which began in late Au...
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(BPRW) THE SPLC AND THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR GREATER ATLANTA ANNOUNCE $84,450 FOR STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS TO INCREASE THE YOUTH VOICE THROUGH THEIR VOTE

(BPRW) THE SPLC AND THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR GREATER ATLANTA ANNOUNCE $84,450 FOR STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS TO INCREASE THE YOUTH VOICE THROUGH THEIR VOTE

(Black PR Wire) MONTGOMERY, Ala., ATLANTA — Recently, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta announced a further expansion to their Vote Your Voice&nb...
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(BPRW) National Urban League and the Center for Energy Workforce Development Partner to Create Pre-Apprenticeship Programs for Clean Energy Jobs

(BPRW) National Urban League and the Center for Energy Workforce Development Partner to Create Pre-Apprenticeship Programs for Clean Energy Jobs

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK – Hundreds of highly-trained workers from underrepresented populations in five cities will be connected with clean energy job opportunities through a new Urban Apprenticeship Readiness Program &ndash...
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(BPRW) CEO of Crandells Enterprises— Mary Ann Crandell— to Receive 2022 Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award From the Congressional Black Caucus

(BPRW) CEO of Crandells Enterprises— Mary Ann Crandell— to Receive 2022 Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award From the Congressional Black Caucus

(Black PR Wire) RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Crandells Enterprises Inc. today announced that their CEO, Mary Ann Crandell will receive the title of the 2022 Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award honoree, selected by the Office of...
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