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National Postdoctoral Association Announces Free Membership for HBCU Students

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that it would provide free membership to any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at any Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU). The same is true for any postdoctoral scholar ("postdoc") working at such an institution.

BHERC To Cap-Off Their Monumental Season With 29th Annual S.E. Manly African American Short Film Showcase Closing Weekend

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 19, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) is pleased to announce the 29th Annual S. E. Manly African American Short Film Showcase (SEMAASFS) closing event, the weekend of January 19-21st, it will include 50 short films. BHERC is also hosting students to see the must-see film Origin, by talented and prolific filmmaker, Ava DuVernay, the first weekend of its release nationally. "We must go out and support our filmmakers and help make their films a success at the box office," noted BHERC President Sandra Evers-Manly.

iEmergent CEO Laird Nossuli to present at Seattle’s inaugural Black Homeownership Symposium on January 26

SEATTLE, Wash. and DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iEmergent, a forecasting and advisory services firm for the financial services, mortgage and real estate industries, today announced that its CEO Laird Nossuli will present at Seattle's inaugural Black Homeownership Symposium on January 26. Dr. Courtney Johnson Rose, president of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), one of the oldest minority trade associations in the nation and its foremost network of Black real estate professionals, will unveil the findings of the first-ever Washington state edition of the State of Housing in Black America (SHIBA) report.

Educator, Actress and Civil Rights Activist Releases Debut Children’s Picture Book

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Aug. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Gwendolyn Mukes, a Los Angeles based actress, renowned educator and civil rights activist presents her debut children's book, "Gwen Didn't Care" (ISBN: 979-8985784428) at Full Circle Bookstore on August 26, 1900 NW Expy, Oklahoma City, OK, at 3 p.m. "Gwen Didn't Care" honors the 65th Anniversary of the nation's first approved sit-in movement, and tells a true story of the silly, ridiculous, unjust, unfair, unfortunate laws of Jim Crow.

Black Wall Street Survivor Viola Ford Fletcher Tribute: NYC Buildings Illuminate in Remembrance of International Day of the Slave and Buried Stories

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tonight, the heart of New York City will resonate with a poignant tribute as its iconic buildings don a solemn hue in honor of the International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. This visual gesture carries a profound significance, paying homage to both an exceptional individual and an often-forgotten chapter of history, Mocha Media announces today.

The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center’s 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held September 22-23, 2023, at the Regal L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California and the Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV, from October 1-8.

‘The Children of Light: Book I’ is a new adventure picture book for children

KEARNY, N.J., July 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "The Children of Light: Book I" (ISBN: 978-1958377017; paper) is a picture book for children by co-authors Elizabeth and Adetoro Adekunle. The book follows the fun adventures of 4 friends who live in West Africa, as their town works on regaining electricity which was later obtained with solar power. Published by The Black Girl Judge Company LLC.

Newly Revised Book By Music Business Legend, Bunny DeBarge Gaining Biopic Buzz, Released Juneteenth

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 20, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VocalzMusic & Publishing announces that famed Motown songwriter, recording artist and lone female member of legendary R&B sibling singing group, DeBarge, Bunny DeBarge released her newly revised, tell all memoir, "The Kept Ones: DeBarge, The Fame Years," in print, with a gold ribbon design, on Monday, June 19, 2023.

E’maj Entertainment Television Network Unveiled: A New Era of Media Empowerment for People of Color

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 16, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- E'maj Entertainment Television Network, a groundbreaking media platform dedicated to empowering people of color, is thrilled to announce its official launch on Juneteenth, June 19, 2023. The launch marks a significant milestone in media representation, coinciding with the commemoration of African Americans' emancipation.

Art-In-Relation Presents an Unforgettable Evening Concert of Spirituals, Freedom Songs, and Contemporary Songs of Freedom in reflection of Juneteenth

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.) is proud to present a special evening concert, in collaboration with Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, featuring a group of exceptional performers. This talented ensemble will come together to deliver an inspiring musical experience. With a repertoire that reflects the significance of Juneteenth and embraces a message of change and freedom, this concert promises to be a memorable celebration.

Dr. Velma Trayham, CEO of Thinkzilla, Joins over 2,400 CEOs in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinkzilla Consulting has joined the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. One of more than 2,400 CEOs that have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, Dr. Velma Trayham is committing herself and Thinkzilla to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Debbie Allen to Pay Tribute to Class of 2023 Film Directors at The 30th Annual ‘Sista’s Are Doin’ It For Themselves Short Film Showcase,’ Wendy Raquel Robinson to Host, Neema Barnette, Dianne...

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 16, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) --- Debbie Allen, critically acclaimed director, producer, and choreographer will be a special guest at upcoming, 30th annual "Sista's Are Doin' It For Themselves" Short Film Showcase Opening Night Celebration, May 19th at 7:30pm, at the Director's Guild of America, the Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) announced today.

Black Writers Workspace Cultivates the Art of Writing During Upcoming Virtual Workshop

NEW ORLEANS, La., April 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three times self-published author and entrepreneur Michelle Jackson had no idea starting a private Facebook group would change her life. In March 2020, inspired by COVID's unexpected stay-at-home orders, Jackson took to social media to connect with writers of color and to find resources on how to market a book without leaving the confines of her home. And so, the Black Writers Workspace (BWW) online community was born.

The Black Hollywood Education & Resource Center Announces 30th Anniversary of Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host the 30th Anniversary of its Sistas Are Doin' It For Themselves Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held May 19-21, 2023 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California. The Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV from May 22-31.

HBCU Green Fund Atlanta University Fellows Spend Spring Break Planting Trees in a Rural African Village to Fight Climate Change

ATLANTA, Ga., April 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A group of HBCU Green Fund Fellows from Atlanta University Center recently dedicated their spring break embedded in an African village on the border of Senegal and Mauritania building a tree shelter, planting trees and digging a well in their ongoing efforts to help the vulnerable communities that are most impacted by the effects of climate change, but contribute the least.

IMPACT AZ 2025 Kicks Off Arizona’s Largest Supplier Diversity Readiness Program with More Than 50 Black-owned Businesses

PHOENIX, Ariz., April 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Setting the stage for dramatic change among Black-owned Arizona businesses, IMPACT AZ 2025 is kicking off its supplier diversity readiness program to close the racial wealth gap for business owners through a three-year supplier diversity readiness program, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

Orange Blossom Classic Partners with HANG Media in Creating National Watch Party Featuring Exclusive Connections to Conversations with Star Athletes and Celebrities

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 5, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One of the country's most historic college football games, the storied Denny's Orange Blossom Classic presented by Ready Life, is poised to continue shining light on its bright future. Fans are invited to join a national watch party, which includes the opportunity to discuss an array of topics while viewing the game with sports heroes and celebrities through online channel, HANG Media.
BOOK: Don't Let Them Bury My Stor

108-Year-Old Tulsa Race Massacre Survivor Viola Ford Fletcher Turns to Literary Activism Making History as Oldest Woman in World to Publish Memoir

NEW YORK, N.Y. /NEW YORK NETWIRE/ -- Mocha Media Inc is honored to announce the publication of "DON'T LET THEM BURY MY STORY, The Oldest Living Survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre In Her Own Words" (Hardcover; On Sale: May 30, 2023; $29.99; ISBN: 978-1737168409) by Viola Ford Fletcher with her grandson Ike Howard on the 102nd Anniversary of the event that caused the single worst incident of racial violence in the history of the United States.

Youth Filmmakers From United States and International Selected For the 13th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival Streaming On BHERC TV

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 13th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 12, 2023. On Saturday March 4 an in-person opening day will take place at the Pacific Design Center's Silver Screen Theater, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069), as well as online at BHERC.TV.

Black History Month – Teaching Black Children The Value Of Building Wealth, Saving Money, and Financial Literacy

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On the last day of Black History Month, nationally recognized Black Producer and Creator Joe Young, Jr., in partnership with JPMorgan Chase, will launch a print and digital comic book teaching financial literacy to students featuring "KEMET, BIG TIME SAVER." Students will officially meet KEMET, a 10-year-old time-traveling comic character who goes back to meet African-American historical firsts, legends, and inventors.

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