1619 Commemoration of the First Enslaved African Landing
1619 Commemoration of the First Enslaved African Landing ceremony August 26
August 17, 2023 06:00 ET | Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau
Hampton, Virginia, Aug. 17, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hampton, VA – Join the Fort Monroe Authority, National Park Service, Project 1619, and the City of Hampton for the 1619 Commemoration of the...
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Cheek Week Kicks Off July 10 in Support of African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month
July 10, 2023 10:33 ET | Be The Match
ATLANTA, July 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Did you know that a simple cheek swab can help cure blood cancer like leukemia or blood disorders such as sickle cell disease? Cheek Week, now in its...
Chicago School Launches New Podcast On Black Mental Health
June 26, 2023 09:00 ET | The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What are the biggest mental health challenges facing Black people? What is mental wellness and how do you achieve it? How do you overcome the stigma of...
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Alarming Rates of HIV and AIDS among Houston’s Blacks and Hispanics Bring National AIDS Memorial Quilt to the City
April 27, 2023 09:04 ET | National AIDS Memorial
HOUSTON, April 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The statistics tell the story, and there’s a serious HIV crisis in Houston and even more specifically among Blacks and Hispanics. That's why the National...
National AIDS Memorial Quilt coming to Memphis
National AIDS Memorial Quilt Stops in Memphis to Break the Stigma and Change the Pattern Around AIDS in Black and Brown Communities
March 22, 2023 12:03 ET | National AIDS Memorial
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Memphis ranks eighth in the nation for new HIV cases per year among large cities in the United States, according to the Infectious Disease Society...
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More Americans Own Their Homes, but Black-White Homeownership Rate Gap is Biggest in a Decade, NAR Report Finds
March 02, 2023 09:00 ET | National Association of Realtors®
WASHINGTON, March 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Key Highlights While the U.S. homeownership rate increased to 65.5% in 2021, the rate among Black Americans lags significantly (44%), has only...
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National AIDS Memorial Announces Recipients of the Mary Bowman Arts in Activism Award
February 22, 2023 11:07 ET | National AIDS Memorial
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Feb. 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National AIDS Memorial announces that Bobbi-Angelica Morris, currently at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., and Joseph Taylor, at...
AIDS Memorial Quilt Coming to to New Orleans and Baton Rouge
AIDS Memorial Quilt Heads to New Orleans and Baton Rouge to Change the Pattern and End HIV in Black and Brown Communities
February 03, 2023 08:30 ET | National AIDS Memorial
NEW ORLEANS & BATON ROUGE, LA, Feb. 03, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Louisiana has the fourth highest HIV diagnoses rates in the country, so beginning on Feb. 7, National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness...
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Nation’s Oldest Free-Standing African American Cultural Center in Buncombe County Receives $40,000 SECU Foundation Grant to Advance Mission
December 14, 2022 18:03 ET | State Employees' Credit Union (SECU)
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SECU Foundation has provided a $40,000 grant to the YMI Cultural Center in Asheville to help expand support and programming. Established in 1892,...
Emmy-Award winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph joined together with Mississippi HIV/AIDS community leaders and advocates to launch the first major Southern display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt
Award Winning Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph Joins Change the Pattern Initiative as a Celebrity Ambassador to Reimagine the Fight to End HIV/AIDS in the South
September 29, 2022 10:50 ET | National AIDS Memorial
Jackson, MS, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emmy-Award winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph joined together with Mississippi HIV/AIDS community leaders and advocates to launch the first major...