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(BPRW) ‘RACISM IS AN ONGOING PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS THAT NEEDS OUR ATTENTION NOW’, SAYS APHA

(BPRW) ‘RACISM IS AN ONGOING PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS THAT NEEDS OUR ATTENTION NOW’, SAYS APHA

(Black PR Wire) The following statement was released by the American Public Health Association following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police on May 25. Statement from APHA Executive Director Georges Benjam...
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(BPRW) SEC Concludes Investigation into the Tulsa Real Estate Fund and Fund Manager Jay Morrison

(BPRW) SEC Concludes Investigation into the Tulsa Real Estate Fund and Fund Manager Jay Morrison

(Black PR Wire) East Point, GA /Newswire/ --  Tulsa Real Estate Fund (TREF), the first African-American owned Regulation A+ Tier II crowdfund designed to revitalize urban communities across the U.S., announced today that it is in recei...
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(BPRW) FPL prepares for hurricane season during a pandemic

(BPRW) FPL prepares for hurricane season during a pandemic

(Black PR Wire) One thing that won’t be delayed or canceled by the global coronavirus pandemic: hurricane season, which begins June 1.   Florida Power & Light Company always prepares for hurricane season and urges its custome...
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(BPRW) Joint Declaration

(BPRW) Joint Declaration

(Black PR Wire) As representatives of the Asian, Black and Hispanic communities, we stand together against all acts of racism and violence and stand against those who would divide us and sow mistrust and fear.   We mourn the deaths of...
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(BPRW) Major brands and retailers join the 'Blackout Tuesday' movement with some closing stores and urging employees to protest peacefully

(BPRW) Major brands and retailers join the 'Blackout Tuesday' movement with some closing stores and urging employees to protest peacefully

(Black PR Wire) Instagram was flooded with posts of black squares on Tuesday as social media users around the world participated in the so-called Blackout Tuesday protest.   The idea of this protest, which was thought up by worker...
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Meet Essence Ventures' New Chief Growth Officer

Meet Essence Ventures' New Chief Growth Officer

(Black PR Wire) New York - (Business Wire) Essence Ventures., the independent Black-owned consumer technology company focused on merging content, community and commerce to meet the evolving cultural and lifestyle needs of people of color, a...
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(BPRW) INDEPENDENT AUTOPSY FINDS GEORGE FLOYD DIED FROM ‘ASPHYXIATION FROM SUSTAINED PRESSURE’

(BPRW) INDEPENDENT AUTOPSY FINDS GEORGE FLOYD DIED FROM ‘ASPHYXIATION FROM SUSTAINED PRESSURE’

(Black PR Wire) Protests and demonstrations were held across the country as thousands of people reacted to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police on May 25. After an official autopsy from the Hennepin County Medical Ex...
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(BPRW) Black Veterans Call for Congressional Black Caucus to seek a Hearing on Human Rights Violations against the United States in the World Court….

(BPRW) Black Veterans Call for Congressional Black Caucus to seek a Hearing on Human Rights Violations against the United States in the World Court….

(Black PR Wire) On the behalf of Black Veterans the Coalition issued a petition on Move-On.Org calling for public support in seeking the Congressional Black Caucus to request a Hearing before the World Court on Human Rights violations again...
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(BPRW) Essence Ventures Hires Caroline Wanga as New Chief Growth Officer

(BPRW) Essence Ventures Hires Caroline Wanga as New Chief Growth Officer

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Essence Ventures, the independent Black-owned consumer technology company focused on merging content, community and commerce to meet the evolving cultural and lifestyle needs of people of color, t...
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BPRW Celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month

BPRW Celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month

Many of us are dreaming of our next vacation getaway after being shut-in for weeks due to COVID-19. The good thing is that trouble does not last always and this pandemic will eventually run its course. So, to get you in the mood for traveli...
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(BPRW) Black PR Wire Celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month

(BPRW) Black PR Wire Celebrates Caribbean American Heritage Month

(Black PR Wire) Miami, FL -- Many of us are dreaming of our next vacation getaway after being shut-in for weeks due to COVID-19. The good thing is that trouble does not last always and this pandemic will eventually run its course. So, to ge...
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(BPRW) Black PR Wire Celebrates Dads and Grads

(BPRW) Black PR Wire Celebrates Dads and Grads

(Black PR Wire) Miami, FL -- June is a special month.  It is the month that Black PR Wire salutes and celebrates Dads and Grads!   Father’s Day, June 21st, is a special time to honor the father figures in our lives. It is th...
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(BPRW) Beyoncé, Prince, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson,  Rihanna & Other Greats Help Bounce & Brown Sugar Celebrate Black Music Month in June

(BPRW) Beyoncé, Prince, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Rihanna & Other Greats Help Bounce & Brown Sugar Celebrate Black Music Month in June

(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA - Bounce, the first and only multi-platform entertainment network targeting African Americans and Brown Sugar, Bounce's popular subscription streaming service, will team up for a major Black Music Month tribute this...
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(BPRW) War on Black Civil Rights from the Streets to The Capitol -- Longtime Community Advocate, Sabrina McKenzie, Fights for Vindication

(BPRW) War on Black Civil Rights from the Streets to The Capitol -- Longtime Community Advocate, Sabrina McKenzie, Fights for Vindication

(Black PR Wire) DeKalb County, GA – Longtime community advocate, Sabrina McKenzie, fights for vindication. She was not given notification to attend a hearing.   When the state ethics commission was notified that notice was that...
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(BPRW) C2 SUMMIT DELIVERS CAREER AND LIFE ADVICE TO CLASS OF 2020 COLLEGE GRADUATES

(BPRW) C2 SUMMIT DELIVERS CAREER AND LIFE ADVICE TO CLASS OF 2020 COLLEGE GRADUATES

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK - Culture Creators, in partnership with Morgan Stanley, wrapped its second C2 Summit last Thursday. Nearly 300 HBCU students tuned in to the free, four-day online event which featured one-hour "culture chats" w...
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(BPRW) New York Urban League’s Virtual Town Hall - Risky Business: Support and Resources for Small Businesses in Wake of COVID-19, Thurs May 28 6:00 PM

(BPRW) New York Urban League’s Virtual Town Hall - Risky Business: Support and Resources for Small Businesses in Wake of COVID-19, Thurs May 28 6:00 PM

(Black PR Wire) New York, NY -- Join the New York Urban League as we host our next Virtual Town Hall. This session will provide an open forum for business owners to hear strategies to survive this time and thrive into the future, and hear a...
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(BPRW) STILL CONCERNED ABOUT COVID-19, U.S. CONSUMERS WILL WANT MORE FROM CONVENIENCE STORES

(BPRW) STILL CONCERNED ABOUT COVID-19, U.S. CONSUMERS WILL WANT MORE FROM CONVENIENCE STORES

(Black PR Wire) Across the U.S. retail landscape, the convenience channel has been the offline channel to watch over the past year. With the country in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, the convenience channel is poised to be even more d...
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New Coalition (BPRW) Calls for Prioritization of Underserved and Rural Small Businesses in Coronavirus Response

(Black PR Wire) Washington, D.C.– The U.S. Black Chambers (USBC) is a founding member of a new coalition created to advocate for prioritized CARES Act funding for underserved small business owners.   The Page 30 Coalition is...
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(BPRW) 5 SOCIALLY DISTANT MEMORIAL DAY ACTIVITIES

(BPRW) 5 SOCIALLY DISTANT MEMORIAL DAY ACTIVITIES

(Black PR Wire) In a normal year, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer as millions of people head to beaches, parks and backyards to take part in any of a number of fun activities. But with much of the United States being on some...
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