This Bud’s For You, Jackie Budweiser celebrates the Centennial of Jackie Robinson’s birth with “Impact”, a short film on the legacy of an American legend, directed by Spike Lee

The moment Jackie Robinson walked onto Ebbets Field on April 15, 1947, he became an iconic and everlasting figure in American history. Born in 1919, the 2019 MLB season will mark the Centennial of the man that drove positive change far beyond his sport. On MLB Opening Day, March 28th, Budweiser will raise a Bud to celebrate this legendary American, who profoundly changed the sport and cultural landscape of our country, with a landmark commitment to ensure his impact continues. Jackie Robinson once said: “A life […]

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Katrina McGhee’s New Book for Career Driven Women, “Be Bold. Be Brilliant. Be You.” Has Officially Hit the BEST SELLER List,

Katrina McGhee, best-selling author, career strategist and former EVP and Chief Marketing Officer of Susan G. Komen for a Cure, has taught thousands of corporate Americans how to be happier and more successful in their careers. Long ago, she realized that, “everyone deserves to have it all.”  According to the 2018 “Women in the Workplace” study, 62% of the management positions are held by men while only 38% are held by women. McGhee asked herself why this is still the case […]

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Harlem World – Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling

The Museum invites attendees join together to march for peace and unite with neighbors  honoring diversity and harmony throughout humankind. Visitors will also celebrate the right to use our voices and demonstrate a desire to live in a fair world through an energetic session of music, stories, and poster-making activities prior to kicking off the neighborhood’s annual March for Peace.   For children and adults The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling is a great place to visit all […]

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“Wanderer” Memory Trail Honors Survivors of One of Last Slave Ships to Land in U.S.

Trail of Interactive Exhibits on Jekyll Island Engages Visitors in Slavery-to-Freedom Journey of a  “Wanderer ” Survivor – Located on the southern end of this Georgia barrier island, the Wanderer Memory Trail is nestled along the banks of the Jekyll River, near the point where the Wanderer illegally came ashore on Nov. 28, 1858, with more than 400 enslaved Africans on board. Shown in the photo: The Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters, from coastal Georgia, perform during ceremonies opening the new “Wanderer Memory Trail”  […]

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  • 2019 Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Symposium – Register Today

    2019 Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Symposium – Register Today

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  • Dove Reveals 70% Of Women Globally Do Not Feel Represented By Everyday Images –

    Dove Reveals 70% Of Women Globally Do Not Feel Represented By Everyday Images –

    And 67% Of Women Are Calling For Brands To Step Up And Start Taking Responsibility For The Imagery They Use Dove has taken action with Getty Images, Girlgaze and women around the world to create Project #ShowUs – the world’s largest stock photo library created by women and non-binary individuals to shatter beauty stereotypes by showing women as they are, not as others believe they should be This major new project will drive a more diverse and inclusive visual landscape […]

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  • OneUnited Bank Launches New Queen Card Celebrates

    OneUnited Bank Launches New Queen Card Celebrates

    #BlackGirlMagic in Royalty Campaign OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, introduces its new Queen Visa Debit Card as part of its Royalty Campaign. The Bank is celebrating a new generation of Queens in America who are claiming their thrones. From scientists to activists, from educators to entertainers, Black women are changing the world. The impact of #BlackGirlMagic cannot be denied. Some of the most important political and civil rights leaders have been Black women such as Harriet Tubman, Shirley […]

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  • ‘A House Divided’: UMC (Urban Movie Channel)

    ‘A House Divided’: UMC (Urban Movie Channel)

    Following the second season renewal of its hit original series, “Craig Ross Jr.’s Monogamy,” UMC (Urban Movie Channel) – the first and leading streaming service for Black film and television from AMC Networks’ RLJ Entertainment – announced a new multi-generational family drama from Dan Garcia — “A House Divided.” Currently in the beginning stages of production, the new series will star Demetria McKinney (Freeform’s “Motherland,” Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne”), Paula Jai Parker (“Ray Donovan,” “True Blood”), Lawrence Hilton Jacobs (“The Jacksons: An American Dream”), Brad James (Syfy’s “Superstition,” Tyler Perry’s “For Better or Worse”) Sy Richardson (ABC’s “Pushing […]

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  • PepsiCo Announces Senior Leadership Appointment at PepsiCo Foods North America

    PepsiCo Announces Senior Leadership Appointment at PepsiCo Foods North America

    PepsiCo, Inc. announced that Steven Williams, currently senior vice president and chief commercial officer for Frito-Lay’s U.S. operations, has been appointed to the role of chief executive officer of PepsiCo Foods North America (PFNA), which includes Frito-Lay North America (FLNA) and Quaker Foods North America (QFNA), effective immediately.  Williams replaces Vivek Sankaran who will depart the company on April 12, 2019 to become president and chief executive officer of Albertsons Companies, Inc. Williams, a highly experienced and accomplished PepsiCo executive, was most recently responsible for leading FLNA’s customer, field, and […]

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  • VIDEO – Watch Ariana Curtis: Museums should honor the everyday, not just the extraordinary

    VIDEO – Watch Ariana Curtis: Museums should honor the everyday, not just the extraordinary

    Museum curator Ariana Curtis’ Ted X talk is reaching the hearts and minds of over one million people. Her words are clear — Museums should honor the everyday, not just the extraordinary. In a visionary TED talk, she imagines how museums can more accurately represent history by honoring the lives of people both extraordinary and everyday, prominent and hidden — and amplify diverse perspectives that should have always been included. Check it out! This talk was presented at an official […]

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  • “Malala’s Mentor” to Speak at the Heart of Downtown Denver

    “Malala’s Mentor” to Speak at the Heart of Downtown Denver

    On Saturday, March 2nd, the Mile High city will welcome Shiza Shahid, entrepreneur, investor, impact-leader and activist who has proven to be an unstoppable force for positive social change. From co-founding the Malala Fund, to helping mission-focused start-ups through her new fund and platform, Now Ventures, Shahid has been recognized by both Forbes and Time Magazine as one of their “30 Under 30”. Shahid will deliver a keynote speech at the 2019 Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference (RMECC) followed by a meet and […]

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  • India.Arie’s New Album WORTHY Now Available

    India.Arie’s New Album WORTHY Now Available

    Four-time GRAMMY® winning artist/songwriter India.Arie releases her eighth studio album WORTHY (SoulBird/BMG) today, her first full-length in five years. An epic opportunity for fans to get reacquainted with the influential superstar and her new collection of uplifting songs, WORTHY resonates as a work of overlapping purpose, soaring as the iconic star’s most textured and lively offering to date; an intuitive, multi-layered effort from a mature artist at the top of her creative powers.  Along with the inspiring “What If” honoring iconic trailblazers including Dr. Martin Luther […]

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  • The Moth To Honor Writer Roxane Gay At 2019 Moth Ball “A Wrinkle In Space and Time” Gala on June 4th in NYC To Celebrate the Transformative and Transporting Power of Storytelling

    The Moth To Honor Writer Roxane Gay At 2019 Moth Ball “A Wrinkle In Space and Time” Gala on June 4th in NYC To Celebrate the Transformative and Transporting Power of Storytelling

    “A Wrinkle In Space and Time” Gala on June 4th in NYC To Celebrate the Transformative and Transporting Power of Storytelling Beloved storytelling nonprofit The Moth today announced details for their annual fundraising gala, The Moth Ball. Taking place at Capitale (130 Bowery, NYC) on Tuesday, June 4, A Wrinkle In Space and Time: The 2019 Moth Ball will honor heralded writer, Roxane Gay. Tickets are on sale now for the mind- and time-bending evening of storytelling and surprises. “The Moth Ball is always an evening of imagination, inspiration […]

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