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Political Commentator Symone Sanders and Famed ‘Diva’ Sheryl Lee Ralph Among Those Honored at 15th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards in New Orleans

Several notable celebrities, community leaders and entertainers descended on the city of New Orleans once again to attend the 15th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards, held today at the Ritz Carlton, New Orleans. They were joined by attendees from across that nation who converged to recognize this year’s recipients of the distinguished awards, including popular Political Commentator Symone…

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Atlantic Beach After Bikefest

By Barney Blakeney If not for the annual Memorial Day Weekend Black Bikefest, many members of Generation X and millennials would not know much about the Town of Atlantic Beach on the South Carolina Grand Strand. When the motorcycle rally began some 38 years ago, Atlantic Beach had seen its better days. Born during the…

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NNPA, New Journal and Guide Host National Black Parents’ Town Hall in Norfolk

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) recently hosted its second National Black Parents’ Town Hall Meeting on Educational Excellence at the Gethsemane Community Fellowship Church in Norfolk, Va. The event, which was livestreamed on Facebook and jointly hosted across the country in Los Angeles, kicked off the NNPA’s…

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Black Enterprise Presents The Black Men XCEL Summit, “A Celebration Of The Best Of Who We Are”, August 29-September 2

Black Enterprise will present its 2nd annual Black Men XCEL Summit Aug. 29 through Sept. 2, at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The Black Men XCEL Summit is an extraordinary celebration of enlightenment, empowerment, and excellence that will honor the essence of today’s man of color and the men…

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Charleston Men Participate in Steve Harvey’s 2018 Mentoring Camp

By Frank Hill Entertainment mogul Steve Harvey held another successful mentoring camp program at the Rock Ranch in Rock, Georgia during Father’s Day weekend. Several Charleston area men were among the group of volunteer counselors. Johnny Orr, Frederick Pasley, and Christopher Thurman of Mu Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. volunteered their time to participate…

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“Defeat Hate – Vote” is the new theme for NAACP’s 109th Annual Convention in San Antonio

The NAACP has announced its 109th convention, beginning Saturday, July 14 through Wednesday, July 18 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 900 E Market St. “This year’s convention happens at a watershed moment in our history where civil rights we once considered permanent, are under attack like never before,” said Leon W. Russell, NAACP Chairman of the National Board of…

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The U.S. Army Awards a $40,000 College Scholarship at the Salute to Youth Luncheon at the 100 Black Men of America National Conference

On June 14, 2018, Brig. Gen. Kevin Vereen provided opening remarks regarding how self-discipline and strong mentorship creates both personal and professional success. The remarks were delivered at the Salute to Youth Luncheon during the 100 Black Men, Inc. National Conference.   During the “Salute to Youth” luncheon the U.S. Army presented a college scholarship to…

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Black PR Wire Power Profile: Thomas W. Dortch, Jr

Thomas Dortch is a noted Author, Entrepreneur, and Community Activist. He has had guest appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show, C-SPAN, National Press Club, CNN and more. Mr. Dortch is the recipient of numerous awards and honors that celebrate his efforts, including being listed in the 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 May Editions of Ebony…

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