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Families Are Turned Away After Waiting for Hours to Enroll Their Children in New Orleans Public Schools

Ten More Community Organizations Call for Resignation of State Superintendent of Education John White NEW ORLEANS – Last week, hundreds of mostly African-American families rose before dawn to stand...

Join the National Urban League in Cincinnati

July 23 – July 26 for the 2014 Annual Conference The National Urban League has specific stories to tell relevant to: business, health & wellness, personal finance, politics, housing,...

Greenlining to FCC: Stop the New Redlining, Protect Net Neutrality

“In any type of tiered Internet scheme, people of color will disproportionately find themselves at the bottom,” advocates argue WASHINGTON – In formal comments filed today with the Federal...

Job Readiness Summits In Denver, Charlotte And Detroit For Oil And Gas And Energy Industry

Hosted by The American Association of Blacks in Energy & Hispanics in Energy WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The “Energizing Conversation” half-day free public summit...

DOROTHY BUCKHANAN WILSON INSTALLED AS INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INCORPORATED

Charlotte, NC (BlackNews.com) — Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a business executive, was installed as the 2014-2018 International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,...

How to Use Your New Health Insurance

By David Sayen If you’re one of the millions of Americans who recently obtained health coverage through the new Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP),...

Christian Ross International Realtor & HGTV Personality Graces Cover of July Issue of Simply Buckhead Magazine

“House Hunters” Christian Ross Graces Cover of Simply Buckhead Magazine in their ‘Bold Women of Buckhead’ Summer Issue (ATLANTA)– July 15, 2014 – International Realtor and HGTV...

Phi Beta Sigma Announces Centennial Week Activities July 16-20, 2014

African American Men’s Fraternal Organization Marks Centennial with Notable Guest Speakers, Performers and Announcement of “I Am My Brother’s Keeper,” a Program to Address...

Landmark HIV Recommendation by The World Health Organization

By Jeremy Bamidele FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg states, “every year approximately 50,000 U.S. adults and adolescents are diagnosed with HIV.”  Contrary to popular belief, HIV still remains...

Responses to Mental Health America’s Online Screening Program Show Significant Need, Interest in Mental Health Services among Racial, Ethnic Minorities

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — There is significant interest and need in mental health services among people...