In his new book, “Meanings Beneath the Skin: The Evolution of African Americans,” psychology professor and African American scholar, Sherle Boone, argues the psychological make-up of African Americans is more closely aligned to White Americans than blacks originally from countries other than the United States.
To combat the high toll of HIV and AIDS among black women in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched Take Charge. Take the Test., a new campaign to increase HIV testing and awareness among African-American women. The campaign – which features advertising, a website and community outreach – is being launched in conjunction with National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in 10 cities where black women are especially hard-hit by the disease
In observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Dr. Kevin Fenton, Director of CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, talks about the HIV/AIDS among African Americans and what steps can be taken on the national, state, local, and individual levels to address this epidemic.
New Greater Than AIDS PSAs and Social Media Messages Mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (Feb. 7)
“Leaving Home: An HBCU Story” is a brainchild of Rustin “Roundup Russy” Moore that began as a Kickstarter film project entitled “First 48: HBCU Edition”..“I wanted to bring the HBCU experience to children who may not have the opportunity to go on HBCU tours. I think it will also be a resource to parents to ease their concerns of sending their child off to school at one of our sacred institutions.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline collaborate with Facebook to help those in crisis
BET Networks brings to air a deeper characterization of one the most controversial black political figures in contemporary America in an exclusive one-on-one interview special “The Curious Case of Citizen Cain” premiering on Thursday, December 8 at 9 PM ET/PT.
Philadelphia, PA-USA Track & Field Olympic Gold Medalist, Natasha Hastings, ran the third leg for team USA “Red” to set a new world-leading time of 3:22.92 with a first place win in the Nike Women’s 4x400M relay race at the 2011 USA versus the World Penn Relays.
Obama brings the euphoria back in Correspondents Dinner and killing of Osama Bin Laden. Just when we lost that lovin’ feeling, Obama rises triumphant.
entertainment and music legend Tito Jackson was awarded the title of U.S. Ambassador to Kenya for the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation (J.O.O.F.) and Honorary Citizen of Kenya by Kenya’s Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Raila Amolo Odinga at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City, CA.
Women of Excellence along with GoldTone Entertainment is pleased to announce the California Teachers Association and University of Phoenix as sponsors for the 2011 African American Men/Women Summit to be held in Beverly Hills, California on June 4, 2011.
In celebration and support of diversity and innovation in independent filmmaking, the Sundance Institute and Honda have formed The Honda Power of Dreams Lab Fellowship to recognize an outstanding filmmaker participating in the Institute’s renowned Feature Film Program Directors Lab.
Presented by Coors Light and David Cowser of Events4GoodPeople, The Social Climb, an elite networking event is honoring some of Baltimore’s successful entrepreneurs and community service advocates on Thursday, March 24th.
Community and religious leaders, local officials and celebrities will join together to protest the targeting of American Muslims and Arabs in upcoming congressional hearings in support of equitable civil rights for the Today, I Am a Muslim, Too, rally.