Marrow donor registry teams up with Grizzlies’ Conley to launch new campaign

MINNEAPOLIS —  Be The Match®, the organization that operates the world’s largest and most diverse donor registry, and Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley, have teamed up on a new public service announcement campaign, Heritage Holds the Cure, to urge Blacks and African Americans to register as potential marrow donors. Heritage Holds the Cure celebrates the […]

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Juneteenth and One Year Anniversary of the #BankBlack Movement Take On New Meaning

LOS ANGELES — In the wake of the Philando Castile verdict, OneUnited Bank invites America to join a FacebookLIVE discussion with Sybrina Fulton, mother of murdered teen Trayvon Martin, Melina Abdullah, founding member, Black Lives Matter and Teri Williams, President & Owner, OneUnited Bank, the largest black-owned bank in the country. The already planned #WeOut Facebook LIVE event, to celebrate Juneteenth, the […]

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MLB, EVERFI to Launches “Summer Slugger”

NEW YORK — EVERFI and Major League Baseball have announced the national launch of Summer Slugger, a free baseball-themed educational course aimed at preventing students from losing critical math and literacy skills during the summer months.  MLB worked with EVERFI, a digital learning innovator, to create the interactive course that targets 4th and 5th graders.  Summer Slugger is a […]

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Brown Sugar Now Available in Amazon Appstore for Kindle Fire Tablets

ATLANTA — Brown Sugar, the new subscription-video-on-demand service featuring the biggest collection of the baddest African-American movies of all-time, is now available in the Amazon Appstore for Amazon Kindle Fire tablets. Kindle Fire users can now watch Brown Sugar‘s extensive and one-of-a-kind library of iconic black movies, all unedited and commercial-free as they were originally seen in theaters. Kindle […]

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Indiana Fever to host Catchings’ No. 24 Jersey Retirement Celebration on June 24th

INDIANAPOLIS – She is one of the greatest women’s basketball players of all time, and after 16 seasons as the face of the Indiana Fever franchise, fittingly, Tamika Catchings’ No. 24 jersey will be retired to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse rafters. The only player in club history to wear No. 24, Catchings becomes the first […]

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