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NASA, White House Initiative to Spur Entrepreneurial Spirit of HBCU Scholars

    NASA and the Department of Education are collaborating to enhance the federal Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Scholar Recognition Program using NASA entrepreneurial expertise.   Beginning in 2022, a NASA pitch competition for students at higher education institutions will officially become part of the HBCU Scholar Recognition Program, part of the White House Initiative on Advancing Educational…

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Primetime Newsy program ‘The Why’ premieres Jan. 10; host Tatevik Aprikyan calls show ‘special opportunity’

Newsy, the nation’s only free 24/7 broadcast news network, will relaunch its primetime news program “The Why” on Jan. 10. “The Why” will go beyond the headlines with hyper-visual explanatory journalism and compelling guest interviews. At 10 p.m. ET each weeknight, host Tatevik Aprikyan will provide an hour-long deep dive into relevant social, cultural and political topics. The show will originate from Newsy’s Chicago studio. “This will…

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“BROKEN BREAD” WITH ROY CHOI, THE AWARD-WINNING SERIES FROM TASTEMADE AND KCET, RETURNS FOR SEASON TWO ON JANUARY 25

New Season Tackles How to ‘Feed the Future’ With Choi Exploring Complex Social Justice Issues Through the Lens of Food, Including Gentrification, Cultural Erasure, As well as the Corporate Takeover of Food and Farming Modern media company Tastemade and Southern California’s PBS station KCET announced today the premiere details for season two of the Emmy® and James Beard Award®-winning series BROKEN BREAD – hosted by restaurant entrepreneur and acclaimed chef Roy Choi….

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Undeniable Truth – Digital Magazine Dedicated to Exposing Historical Wrong and Misnomers Is Here

We cannot afford to continue pretending like nothing is wrong in a world full of better-than-them attitudes and arrogant behaviors built on erroneous and deceptive history. We cannot focus on the search of a planet conducive for living to the complete neglect of the divisive, selfish, arrogant, and destructive history that continues to set humanity at odd against one another,”…

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First-Ever ‘Ring around the World’ Set for Midnight this New Year’s Eve

Bell towers across four continents will strike the hour before playing “Auld Lang Syne” to signal the start of the New Year. From coast to coast and from continent to continent, we’re ringing in the New Year not as one nation, but as one planet.” — Paul Ashe, Director, National Bell Festival WASHINGTON, DC, USA, December 29, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ —…

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Bicentennial Tribute to Harriet Tubman Planned for New Year’s Day

A portrait of dignity and courage, Ms. Tubman will be honored with the tolling of a historic bell during the 2022 National Bell Festival. ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA — At noon on New Year’s Day 2022, a solitary bell will ring 200 times at the Military Women’s Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to mark the years since the birth of Harriet Tubman. While her exact…

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Talanton Leads $1 Million in Funding for Africa’s First Running Shoe Company

Enda, the first made-in-Kenya and only black-led running shoe company in existence, meets Talanton’s rigorous standards for investment to tackle poverty through job creation.   By investing in values-aligned, high-impact, high-growth businesses, Talanton’s mission is to create jobs in East Africa to help people lift themselves out of desperate poverty and bring them Hope. Talanton, a private U.S. based impact investment fund,…

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DuBlasé CEO Brings Christmas Cheer to Jacksonville Family of Six This Holiday Season With Gift Donations

DuBlasé whiskey founder and CEO, Darrin Eakins, is collaborating with Jacksonville‘s KIPP Voice Academy to donate Christmas presents to a local family with six kids this holiday season via a new charitable company initiative called “Christmas Kindness.” A private ceremony with KIPP Voice Academy’s acting School Leader, Richele Woods, along with the family and DuBlasé’s founder/CEO are meeting this week to exchange the charitable holiday gifts and…

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Georgia Power Foundation announces $500,000 to support UNCF during annual Mayor’s Masked Ball

Company launches scholarship fund to support leadership development, career readiness for African American college students in Georgia This weekend, leaders from Georgia Power announced a series of historic grants from The Georgia Power Foundation to UNCF to support HBCUs across the state. Over the next five years, the Foundation will award $500,000 in grants to assist the UNCF in its mission…

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