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  • Black Veteran Coalition joins forces with the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

    Black Veteran Coalition joins forces with the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

    By: Charles Blatcher, III Chairman, National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations   Front Row: L to R Willie Edley, National President, 9th & 10th (Horse) Cavalry Association Bobby McDonald, Chair Orange County Veterans Advisory Council Paul J. Matthews, Founder and Chairman, Buffalo Soldiers National Museum Charles Williams, Vice President, Greater Houston Chapter 9th and 10th (Horse) Cavalry Association James Freeman, Executive Director, Texas Buffalo Soldiers Association and Alliance Back Row: L to R Samuel Johnson, President, Greater Houston Chapter 9th […]

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  • Morehouse Board of Trustees Appoints New Interim President  — Mr. Harold L. Martin Jr. to assume the role as Interim President of Morehouse College

    Morehouse Board of Trustees Appoints New Interim President — Mr. Harold L. Martin Jr. to assume the role as Interim President of Morehouse College

    The Morehouse College Board of Trustees unanimously voted today to appoint Mr. Harold Martin Jr. as Interim President of Morehouse College. His appointment follows the recent passing of former Interim President William J. “Bill” Taggart, who passed away unexpectedly earlier this month. Interim President Martin Jr. will take on the day-to-day leadership responsibilities for the College until a new President is identified and hired. “The Morehouse College Search Committee has received many inquiries regarding the permanent President’s position and is working diligently […]

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  • The rise of multiracial and multiethnic babies in the U.S.

    The rise of multiracial and multiethnic babies in the U.S.

    By Gretchen Livingston (Pew Research) One-in-seven U.S. infants (14%) were multiracial or multiethnic in 2015, nearly triple the share in 1980, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau data. This increase comes nearly a half century after the landmark Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia legalized interracial marriage. Multiracial or multiethnic infants include children less than 1 year old whose parents are each of a different race, those with one Hispanic and one non-Hispanic parent, and those […]

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  • Dr. Michael Nana Nyame-Mireku wants Africa to make it enticing for diaspora professionals to return to the continent

    Dr. Michael Nana Nyame-Mireku wants Africa to make it enticing for diaspora professionals to return to the continent

      US-based Clinical Pharmacist Dr. Michael Nana Nyame-Mireku during an interview with TheAfricanDream.net called on Ghana and African governments to make it less rigorous and tedious for pharmacists and other professionals that have practiced in their respective fields for over a decade return to contribute towards the development and modernization of Africa’s economy. Dr. Nyame-Mireku is an Assistant Director of Pharmacy and Director of the Residency Program of the Pharmacy Department at the Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) in Arlington, Virginia, […]

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  • 2017 ADCOLOR Honorees, Nominees and Futures Announced at ADCOLOR Live!

    2017 ADCOLOR Honorees, Nominees and Futures Announced at ADCOLOR Live!

    The 11th Annual ADCOLOR Awards Takes Place September 19th, 2017 in Los Angeles ADCOLOR, the premier organization celebrating and promoting professionals of color and diversity in the creative industries, announced their 2017 honorees and nominees today at ADCOLOR Live! The organization also announced the 2017 class of ADCOLOR FUTURES, a program that chooses the best and brightest professionals who are 1-3 years into their career to attend the annual conference and awards show which will take place September 19th, 2017 […]

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  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Set To Host Its Largest Conclave In Detroit, Michigan

    Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Set To Host Its Largest Conclave In Detroit, Michigan

    Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., (PBS), is set to host its International Conclave on July 18 – 23, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. The conclave, the organization’s official conference for its members worldwide, is projected to be the largest in the organization’s history. Thousands of “Sigmas” from all walks of life and around the world will convene in Metro Detroit to continue the work the organization has began in effectuating changes in the […]

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  • On Broadway: Bella: An American Tall Tale

    On Broadway: Bella: An American Tall Tale

    Book, Music, and Lyrics by Kirsten Childs Directed by Robert O’Hara Choreographed by Camille A. Brown Playing now thru July 2 only! Playwrights Horizons • Mainstage Theatre 416 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues, NYC All aboard for a Western musical adventure the likes of which you’ve never experienced. As a wanted woman of mythic proportions looks to begin life anew out west, Bella takes us on the trip of a lifetime to escape her scandalous past and […]

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  • ANSYS Appoints Janet Lee as General Counsel

    ANSYS Appoints Janet Lee as General Counsel

    Legal veteran brings decades of experience to engineering simulation leader ANSYS  is adding to the ranks of its executive team by bringing on legal veteran Janet Lee as general counsel. Lee will help the engineering simulation leader navigate sophisticated legal topics as it enters the next phase of its growth.Lee brings ANSYS international legal and business expertise from more than two decades of experience working at law firms and high-tech companies around the world. She most recently served as senior legal officer […]

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  • Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Announces the Winners of The Formation Scholars Award for the 2017-2018 Academic Year Through Her BeyGOOD Initiative

    Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Announces the Winners of The Formation Scholars Award for the 2017-2018 Academic Year Through Her BeyGOOD Initiative

    $25,000 SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED TO WOMEN STUDENTS FROM BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC, HOWARD UNIVERSITY, PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN AT THE NEW SCHOOL AND SPELMAN COLLEGE Beyoncé Knowles-Carter announced the four winners of The Formation Scholars Award for the 2017-2018 academic year.  The establishment of the merit scholarship program was announced on April 24, in celebration of the one-year anniversary of LEMONADE, her critically-acclaimed and globally-lauded visual album, through her BeyGOOD initiative. Current and incoming female undergraduate and graduate students at Berklee College of Music, […]

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