This March 5th, as part of the national Women’s History Month activities, highly acclaimed motivational speaker, 6-time author and The People’s Poet Dr. Melody Ivory facilitates a free workshop—Unleashing Your Inner Poet to Heal Your Heart, Mind and Body™—for women of color who have survived domestic violence and other traumatic experiences.
Executive Vice President Lloyd Howell has been named 2011 Black Engineer of the Year by U.S. Black Engineer and Technology magazine in the 25th anniversary of the awards. The Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) will be presented Feb. 19, 2011, in Washington, D.C.
Before I present these videos, I want to say that I have never changed my hair texture for the purposes of a job search. I have worked for conservative Fortune 100 companies, smaller companies, and been an entrepreneur and it’s never been a hiring issue.
he 2011 Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) www.hfas.org is moving ahead full steam to its gala opening on Friday, February 25, 2011 with Susan Taylor…the 2011 HFAS, one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious collections of works by African American artists from around the world…runs from February 25-27 at the historic Riverside Church in Harlem.
The Black AIDS Institute (“the Institute”), the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on the Black community in the US, today released its 2011 State of AIDS in Black America report, “Deciding Moment.” 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of the AIDS epidemic in America and presents unique opportunities to curtail the HIV/AIDS pandemic, but key challenges remain to moving forward in the AIDS response in Black America.
Videos in honor of 2011 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Trinity Designs, Inc. who first launched a set of collector’s sorority dolls “The Essence of Delta” have now launched several additional doll collections representing the following black sororities: The Essence of Zeta, The Essence of Lady Ivy, and The Essence of Lady Sigma.
In the Face of National Black AIDS Awareness Day on February 7, Social Architect/Activist/Advocate, Cleo Manago, Challenges the Concept and Reveals “Why African Americans Don’t Prioritize AIDS?
In honor of Black History Month, Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online family history resource, today launched more than 250,000 new historical records documenting early African American family history.
Many African American women spend thousands of dollars each year getting their hair chemically relaxed. But did you know there’s a way to use henna to relax your hair? Yes! The same henna that is used as a natural hair dye, also has chemical relaxant properties.
Film Life, Inc., announces the 15th annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) to be held in Miami, Florida, July 6-9, 2011. The ABFF is an industry retreat and competitive showcase of independent Black film. Home Box Office, Inc. (HBO®), returns for the fourteenth year in support of the festival’s mission to strengthen the Black filmmaking community through resource sharing, education, artistic collaboration and career development.
(Reuters Health) – The definition of a ‘healthy’ waistline may have a bit more wiggle room for African-American women than for white women, a new study suggests.
A new study suggests that a storytelling approach—in which recognizable members of a community provide positive messages aimed at controlling hypertension through diet and medication adherence—may offer a unique opportunity to communicate positive disease management choices in a culturally appropriate context.
A silent disease is taking away the sight of millions of Americans. It’s called glaucoma and it can slowly reduce eyesight and may cause blindness.