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(BPRW) Renowned Civil Rights and Liberties Leader john a. powell Joins McKnight Board

(BPRW) Renowned Civil Rights and Liberties Leader john a. powell Joins McKnight Board

(Black PR Wire) McKnight is delighted to announce that internationally recognized leader john a. powell (who spells his name in lowercase) has joined our board of directors, with a term that started in February 2024. A profes...
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(BPRW) Historic Partnership Coalition Announced as Closeout to Women’s History Month 2024

(BPRW) Historic Partnership Coalition Announced as Closeout to Women’s History Month 2024

(Black PR Wire) WASHINGTON, D.C. – On March 28, the Women’s Suffrage National Monument Foundation welcomed 35 organizations committed to uplifting American women’s history and empowering women and girls as the Fo...
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(BPRW) Chevron Announces Opening of Fab Labs at HBCUs

(BPRW) Chevron Announces Opening of Fab Labs at HBCUs

(Black PR Wire) SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), and the Fab Foundation today announced the official opening of Fab Labs at Fort Valley State University and Florida A...
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(BPRW) Frustrated with the Lack of Diversity in Children’s Literature, this Grandmother Created When I See Me™ BIPOC Children’s Book Fair Featuring Books with Characters that Look Like Them Stories that Resonate, Characters that Inspire

(BPRW) Frustrated with the Lack of Diversity in Children’s Literature, this Grandmother Created When I See Me™ BIPOC Children’s Book Fair Featuring Books with Characters that Look Like Them Stories that Resonate, Characters that Inspire

(Black PR Wire) Dayton, OH - On Saturday, July 27th, the vibrant community of Dayton will come together to celebrate diversity in children’s literature at the When I See Me™ BIPOC Children’s Book Fair. This event prom...
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(BPRW) Clark Atlanta University to Host 51st Annual Writer’s Workshop Conference

(BPRW) Clark Atlanta University to Host 51st Annual Writer’s Workshop Conference

(Black PR Wire) The Department of English and Modern Languages at Clark Atlanta University will hold its 51st annual Writer’s Workshop Conference on April 16 – 18, 2024, in Davage Auditorium. The conference’s the...
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(BPRW) Black PR Wire's April Power Profiler: Annie Neasman, RN, M.S.

(BPRW) Black PR Wire's April Power Profiler: Annie Neasman, RN, M.S.

(Black PR Wire) Annie R. Neasman, RN, M.S., is a visionary healthcare leader with over 40 years in the health care industry and a lifelong commitment to improving healthcare access and outcomes for underserved communities. For twenty,...
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(BPRW) Black PR Wire Celebrates National Minority Health Month

(Black PR Wire) It's National Minority Health Month (NMHM)! This month-long celebration observed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) highlights the need for better health...
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(BPRW) April is National Poetry Month

(BPRW) April is National Poetry Month

(Black PR Wire) The gift of poetry can have an amazing effect on the lives of others.  Encouraging and inspiring words can be just the motivation one needs to uplift their spirits.  This month is National Poetry Month. ...
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(BPRW) April is International Black Women’s History Month

(BPRW) April is International Black Women’s History Month

(Black PR Wire) April is International Black Women's History Month, a time to honor Black women worldwide for their accomplishments and contributions. We have heard about and seen countless Black women take a stand and pave the way to...
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(BPRW) Show Me Justice: A New Autobiography of Civil Rights Advocate and Pioneer Alvin Lee Sykes

(BPRW) Show Me Justice: A New Autobiography of Civil Rights Advocate and Pioneer Alvin Lee Sykes

(Black PR Wire) “Alvin Sykes is a different kind of guy. He never gives up. He never accepts the ways things have been. He changes the course of history.” —Herbie Hancock, jazz musician, bandleader, and composer Show Me Ju...
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(BPRW) Republic of Zambia to Become First Nation to Join Operation HOPE’s ‘Financial Literacy for All’ Initiative

(BPRW) Republic of Zambia to Become First Nation to Join Operation HOPE’s ‘Financial Literacy for All’ Initiative

(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA and NEW YORK – The Republic of Zambia and Operation HOPE today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote financial literacy. Under the MOU, the two parties will collaborate to promote...
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(BPRW) 100 BLACK MEN OF AMERICA, INC. LAUNCHES ITS “REAL MEN VOTE” CAMPAIGN AND NATIONAL TOUR RALLYING BLACK MEN AROUND THE IMPORTANCE OF VOTING

(BPRW) 100 BLACK MEN OF AMERICA, INC. LAUNCHES ITS “REAL MEN VOTE” CAMPAIGN AND NATIONAL TOUR RALLYING BLACK MEN AROUND THE IMPORTANCE OF VOTING

(Black PR Wire) Atlanta, GA – The nation’s largest African American-led mentoring organization, 100 Black Men of America, Inc., announced today the launch of its “Real Men Vote” campaign and 13-city tour. The tour ki...
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(BPRW) JPMCI Presents an Easter Drone Light Show

(BPRW) JPMCI Presents an Easter Drone Light Show

(Black PR Wire) It’s Holy Week, and many will acknowledge, remember, and celebrate this sacred, high holy time. The renowned Jesus People Ministries Church International (JPMI) will be aglow with a drone light show, featuring 600 dron...
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(BPRW) Three-Time 2024 Grammy Award®–Winning Rap Artist Killer Mike Joins the National Symphony Orchestra

(BPRW) Three-Time 2024 Grammy Award®–Winning Rap Artist Killer Mike Joins the National Symphony Orchestra

(Black PR Wire) WASHINGTON — Rap artist, civic leader, and activist Killer Mike—winner of three 2024 Grammy Awards®—will join the National Symphony Orchestra in a new, original orchestra program. The evening-lengt...
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(BPRW) USA Today Ranks Morgan’s Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum Among the Top Ten Best Free Museums to Visit in America

(BPRW) USA Today Ranks Morgan’s Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum Among the Top Ten Best Free Museums to Visit in America

(Black PR Wire) Baltimore — Morgan State University’s Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum, one of the two museums owned and operated by the university, has been voted fourth in the 2024 USA TODAY 10Bes...
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(BPRW) Congressional Black Caucus Releases Plan to Build Black Wealth in America

(BPRW) Congressional Black Caucus Releases Plan to Build Black Wealth in America

(Black PR Wire) Recently, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Steven Horsford (NV-04) released a plan to build generational Black wealth in America. The plan, which outlines the core tenets of the CBC’s Black Wealt...
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(BPRW) Sistas Who Succeed – A Conversation with Dawn Grace Jones

(BPRW) Sistas Who Succeed – A Conversation with Dawn Grace Jones

(Black PR Wire) Miami, FL – The Women’s History Month celebration continues as Dawn Grace-Jones joins the Thrivin’ in Color podcast for an inspiring discussion on being a multifaceted woman in today’s world. Dawn is...
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(BPRW) 2024 State of Black America - "The Civil Rights Act of 1964: 60 Years Later" Examines Impact of Landmark Legislation

(BPRW) 2024 State of Black America - "The Civil Rights Act of 1964: 60 Years Later" Examines Impact of Landmark Legislation

(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK – The Civil Rights Act of 1964 has been transformative in changing American life in a material way. Doors have been opened, and new access has been achieved. But the promise of full equality is still...
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(BPRW) The Apollo and Opera Philadelphia Announce Multi-Year Partnership to Co-Create a New Canon of Black American Opera

(BPRW) The Apollo and Opera Philadelphia Announce Multi-Year Partnership to Co-Create a New Canon of Black American Opera

(Black PR Wire) Having previously partnered in 2016 and 2017 on the New York premieres of the contemporary operas Charlie Parker’s Yardbird and We Shall Not Be Moved, The Apollo and Opera Philadelphia today announc...
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(BPRW) Xavier Alumna Uses Inclusive Coloring Books to Empower Diverse Voices and Elevate Representation

(BPRW) Xavier Alumna Uses Inclusive Coloring Books to Empower Diverse Voices and Elevate Representation

(Black PR Wire) Naomi Winston, an esteemed alumna of Xavier University of Louisiana, is making waves in the education sector with her innovative approach to education, representation and storytelling. She is the founder and CEO of ...
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