Yes, It’s National Pretzel Day

  It’s National Pretzel Day!   (National Today) If you love a Pretzel, then National Pretzel Day on on April 26 is the day for you. Pretzels, somewhat surprisingly, got their start in the Catholic Church. Sometime around the 7th Century A.D., monks presented their students with treats of baked dough twisted in the shape of crossed arms. At the…

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CrazyCap Named a Winner in Women’s Health 2021 Fit Tech Awards

Water Bottle Cap with an Integrated Deep UV LED Recognized as the Best Self-Cleaning Water Bottle   Women’s Health Magazine has announced the winners of its 2021 Fit Tech Awards, and CrazyCap was selected as the “Best Self-Cleaning Water Bottle” in the category “Smart Gear Upgrades for Outdoor Exercise.” The winners were chosen after the consideration of hundreds of items to…

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Mother and Daughter Author/Illustrator Debut Children’s Book to Celebrate Asian American Culture and Pride


“If you don’t see the book you want on the shelf, write it.” Beverly Cleary   SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Author Christine Paik ( followed the late Ms. Cleary’s advice, after wishing there were more Asian American books for herself growing up and now, for her own children. With the recent rise in Anti-Asian rhetoric and hate crimes in our country, she…

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Spring Breeze, Lemon Squeeze! Chick-fil-A Gives a Classic Salad a Seasonal Twist


The Lemon Kale Caesar Salad joins menus nationwide for a limited time, starting April 26 Chick-fil-A is adding variety to its salad offerings this Spring with the debut of the seasonal Lemon Kale Caesar Salad. Starting April 26, guests can enjoy this refreshing take on the traditional Caesar salad for a limited time at participating restaurants nationwide. Offering a twist on…

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Atlanta-Based Black-Owned Hair Care Brand For Young Men Launches Across 1200+ Target and Walmart Stores

Soon after launching as a DTC brand in December of 2019 with the fast moving global pandemic that followed, Young King Hair Care thoughtfully revised their go-to market strategy, tested various social and digital campaigns and partnered with engaged bloggers and influencers in their community. This pivot led not only to better than expected sales results but also landed the brand in…

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Executive Leadership Council Statement on George Floyd Murder Verdict

The Executive Leadership Council has released the following statement today in response to the verdict in the George Floyd murder trial. “The brutal killing of George Floyd will stand as a glaring example of the wholesale reform of criminal justice and full inclusion that is still needed in all aspects of society. The Executive Leadership Council and our entire membership community stand in solidarity…

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Short Film ‘IN THE VISIBLE’ Is Now Available On YouTube


DIRECTOR NATASHA LEE AND PRODUCER LUCIA TRAN EXAMINE THE AAPI EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA   LOS ANGELES — Short documentary film IN THE VISIBLE is now available on YouTube. Director Natasha Lee and Producer Lucia Tran assembled an all-volunteer, all Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) identifying crew in the days following the March 16, 2021, mass shooting of six AAPI victims in Atlanta, GA. Through the AAPI…

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This Earth Day, No Evil Foods Wants You to Fight Racism by Cutting Out Plastic

Plastic Hurts Minority Communities. Be Eco-Friendly and Anti-Racist by Scaling Back   No Evil Foods, a plant-based meat brand, says plastic is racist. Here’s why: Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color (BIPOC) communities are disproportionately affected by environmental racism – particularly by the production, consumption and disposal of plastic in their neighborhoods. No Evil Foods urges other brands and consumers…

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North Carolina A&T State University Wins Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, the Premier HBCU Academic Competition

All-Star Challenge

TORRANCE, Calif. North Carolina A&T bested 63 other HBCU teams to win the 2021 Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship and a $75,000 institutional grant To watch the HCASC National Championship Tournament games, visit Countless hours of preparation paid off for the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University team which earned top honors at the 32nd Honda Campus All-Star…

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FDA Approves Immunotherapy for Endometrial Cancer with Specific Biomarker


Approval is for recurrent or advanced mismatch repair deficient (dMMR) endometrial cancer Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Jemperli (dostarlimab) for treating patients with recurrent or advanced endometrial cancer that has progressed on or following prior treatment with a platinum-containing chemotherapy and whose cancers have a specific genetic feature known as dMMR (which contain abnormalities…

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