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Rosalyn Henderson Myers Leads Black Attorneys to Supreme Court

Rosalyn Henderson Myers Leads Black Attorneys to Supreme Court

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*Rosalyn Henderson Myers, a Spartanburg City Councilmember, is the first South Carolinian to lead a group of national black women attorneys who will be admitted to present cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. The special ceremony will take place 10 a.m. Tuesday in the chambers of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., marking the 36th year […]

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The 19th Annual Educating Young Minds 2017 Awards Celebration with George McKenna

The 19th Annual Educating Young Minds 2017 Awards Celebration with George McKenna

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*Los Angeles – On Saturday, June 24th, 2017, at 6:00 pm, Educating Young Minds will hold its 19th Annual Awards Celebration with guest speaker, Vice President of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education, Dr. George J. McKenna III, along with community leaders, EYM graduating high school seniors and alumni. The Celebration taking […]

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NAACP 108th National Convention (‘Steadfast and Immovable’) Heads to Baltimore July 22-26

NAACP 108th National Convention (‘Steadfast and Immovable’) Heads to Baltimore July 22-26

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*BALTIMORE – The NAACP, America’s oldest and largest national civil rights organization, has announced its 108th annual convention, beginning Saturday, July 22nd through Wednesday, July 26th at the Baltimore Convention Center, One W. Pratt St. Embracing the theme, “Steadfast and Immovable,” the NAACP will be headed back to its headquarters city to set policies, programs and […]

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Carl Weathers Directed ‘Danny And The Deep Blue Sea’ Opens July 1

Carl Weathers Directed ‘Danny And The Deep Blue Sea’ Opens July 1

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*Carl Weathers was famous first as an NFL player with the Oakland Raiders, then as an actor for his iconic movie roles (Apollo Creed, Action Jackson), and his roles as a regular on several TV series (Chicago Justice, Brothers, In the Heat of the Night, Street Justice), and as a television director (Always Night, For […]

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Vice President of LAUSD Board of Ed Speaks at Upcoming ‘Educating Young Minds’

Vice President of LAUSD Board of Ed Speaks at Upcoming ‘Educating Young Minds’

*(Los Angeles) On Saturday, June 24th, 2017, at 6:00 pm, Educating Young Minds will hold its 19th Annual Awards Celebration with guest speaker, Vice President of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education, Dr. George J. McKenna III, along with community leaders, EYM graduating high school seniors and alumni. The Celebration taking place […]

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Marian Wright Edelman Issues an Urgent SOS to Protect Medicaid

Marian Wright Edelman Issues an Urgent SOS to Protect Medicaid

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*WASHINGTON — Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children’s Defense Fund, has sent out an urgent SOS to protect Medicaid and the 37 million children it serves across the nation, including 40 percent of all children with special health care needs and more than 40 percent of all births. “This is an urgent SOS. Right now […]

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10-Year-Old Gabrielle Goodwin Invents the Perfect Hair Bow

10-Year-Old Gabrielle Goodwin Invents the Perfect Hair Bow

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*Elementary entrepreneur Gabrielle Goodwin is now selling her hair accessory invention GaBBY Bows in 50 Once Upon a Child stores in 16 states across the US. With the help of her mom Rozalynn, the 10 year-old CEO solved the age-old problem of disappearing girls’ hair barrettes by inventing The Double-Face Double-Snap Barrette by GaBBY. Gabrielle […]

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Charlene Crowell: Coalition Demands Access to Housing and Mortgage Credit

Charlene Crowell: Coalition Demands Access to Housing and Mortgage Credit

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*As the Senate Banking Committee turns its attention to reform the nation’s secondary mortgage market, civil rights leaders recently spoke in a strong and united voice. For these national organizations, the housing finance system must embrace — not abandon– its obligation to provide broad access and affordability in mortgage lending. In a June 6 letter […]

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Actor Anthony Anderson is a Fan of Black Owned TucciPolo Shoes

Actor Anthony Anderson is a Fan of Black Owned TucciPolo Shoes

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*Anthony Anderson, star of the hit TV show Black-ish, is among the growing number of celebrities and business executives, who have become huge fans of TucciPolo, a global seller of handmade luxury shoes, leather goods and accessories. Anderson is joined by actors Mekhi Phifer (ER, House of Lies), Dulé Hill (West Wing, Psych), Jamaal Finkley, executive […]

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Mambo Sauce Founders Win Family Business of the Year

Mambo Sauce Founders Win Family Business of the Year

* The owners of a company that successfully commercialized Mambo sauce — the original wing sauce in the DMV – were honored recently with the Family Business Award by Black Enterprise, the premier business, investing and wealth-building resource for African Americans. “It feels kind of surreal. We never won an award recognizing how much work […]

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