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Founders of CodeHouse Receive $1 Million Grant from Google.org

CodeHouse, a non-profit organization that focuses on cultivating a strong pipeline between students of color and industry-leading technology companies, has […]

Black Founders

Black Tech Founders Close the Health Care Race Gap in Innovative Fashion

Many of us have heard the stories and statistics — in every category from childbirth to cancer, Black communities across […]

Children’s Defense Fund Supports Jack and Jill of America, Inc. 2018 Children’s Crusade

On May 4-6, 2018, Jack and Jill of America, Inc. will partner with the Children’s Defense Fund to commemorate the […]

Capital Impact Partners Fourth Co-op Innovation Award Addresses Racial Inequality

 Capital Impact Partners announced today that it has awarded grants totaling $50,000 to the Association for Black Economic Power and […]

“Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin” Documentary Series Launches This July

Paramount Network has teamed up with executive producer JAY-Z for a landmark television event, “Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin […]

30 CAIR Leaders to Attend Inauguration of Lynching Memorial in Alabama

On April 26, some 30 national leaders of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and […]

Three African American Racial Justice Leaders Respond To Starbucks Effort To Rectify Wrongful Arrest

Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative; Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and […]

SiriusXM’s Urban View Channel to Launch Voter Registration Campaign: “Urban View Vote”

SiriusXM announced today the launch of “Urban View Vote” – a nonpartisan, midterm election year voter registration campaign designed to […]

Oakland Museum Of California Announces Major Exhibition RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) has announced major exhibition RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom, a celebration of one of […]