Category Archives: Urban News

Mandy Bowman’s App (Official Black Wall Street) Alerts When Near Black-Owned Business

Mandy Bowman’s App (Official Black Wall Street) Alerts When Near Black-Owned Business

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*The next generation digital platform, Official Black Wall Street, is making it even easier to find and support Black-Owned businesses with the launch of their highly anticipated new app. Making its mark as the first of its kind to alert users when they’re near a Black-owned business, the app combines social impact and tech, allowing users to […]

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‘Soar’ Uncovers Gail Campbell Woolley ‘s Sickle Cell Battle

‘Soar’ Uncovers Gail Campbell Woolley ‘s Sickle Cell Battle

*After battling sickle cell anemia, a rare, painful, and misunderstood blood disease that affects mostly people of color, Gail Campbell Woolley died on March 16, 2015. The publication of her memoir, Soar, was her last dying wish and precious gift from her husband, Howard, who is having it published posthumously. It will be available for […]

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Morehouse Rex Barnett Releases DVD Telling Black Stories

Morehouse Rex Barnett Releases DVD Telling Black Stories

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*Morehouse College graduate, Rex Barnett has produced one of the largest documentary catalogs in the nation featuring Black Achievers. “We have to own our own media companies that produce programs about us,” said Mr. Barnett. “I started History On Video to show the positive side of Black people. For me, this has been a labor […]

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Syreta J. Oglesby, Brittney Carter McKinnon, and Jason Hardy Named Among the Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch

Syreta J. Oglesby, Brittney Carter McKinnon, and Jason Hardy Named Among the Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch

*(Washington, D.C.) – Contributor and global media and communications strategist Gwendolyn Quinn and Antonice Jackson, President of the National Black Public Relations Society’s Washington, D.C. Chapter (BPRS-DC) continue to shine the spotlight on “The Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch.” This week’s profiles include a new generation of public relations and communications leaders […]

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Payday Lenders Try Legislative Run Around State Laws

Payday Lenders Try Legislative Run Around State Laws

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*‘If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again’ is a well-known adage. In recent weeks, it seems that phrase could also be an apt description of the unrelenting efforts of predatory payday lenders to sell their wares. Across the country, 15 states as well as in the District of Columbia, with varying geographies, economies […]

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Fraternity Partners With Jackets for Jobs to Benefit Detroit Men

Fraternity Partners With Jackets for Jobs to Benefit Detroit Men

*Jackets for Jobs proudly partnered with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Gamma Lambda Chapter, at a clothing drive held in honor of Veteran’s Day.” This initiative to support Veteran’s was a labor of love,” states Alison Vaughn, the daughter of a veteran and founder & CEO of Jackets for Jobs. Jackets for Jobs and the […]

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The 2017 Top 25 African American PR Millennials Series Continues with Great Success

The 2017 Top 25 African American PR Millennials Series Continues with Great Success

*(Washington, D.C.) – EURweb contributor and global media and communications strategist Gwendolyn Quinn and Antonice Jackson, President of the National Black Public Relations Society’s Washington, D.C. Chapter (BPRS-DC) kicked-off the 2017 series, “The Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch.” The series acknowledge and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of young African American communications […]

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More than 63,000 Have Joined the Buy Black Movement

More than 63,000 Have Joined the Buy Black Movement

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*A global initiative called the Buy Black Movement (www.buyblackmovement.com/buyus) has built a worldwide platform that easily enables Black consumers to do business with Black-owned businesses. Business owners who manufacture their own quality products or services can send their inventory to the Buy Black Movement and the company will: * Photograph the inventory and put it on their online store. […]

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The Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch

The Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch

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*(Washington, D.C.) –– Contributor and global media and communications strategist Gwendolyn Quinn and Antonice Jackson, President of the National Black Public Relations Society’s Washington, D.C., Chapter (BPRS-DC) and founder and principal of Audacious Publicity and Management Group, have partnered to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of young African American communications professionals in the […]

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NFL Players Assoc. Hooks-up With Youth For the ‘Game of Life’

NFL Players Assoc. Hooks-up With Youth For the ‘Game of Life’

*Studies show, that young adults who display higher financial literacy early on, are less likely to exhibit high-risk financial behavior. Balancing a checkbook and paying bills on time are basic activities, but essential to establishing and maintaining good credit, to buy a home, to purchase a car or to start a business. APEX Leadership Academy’s […]

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