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Aunt Jemima, Not Just Pancakes!

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Aunt Jemima is a brand of pancake mix, syrup, and other breakfast foods. The Aunt Jemima pancake mix was advertised in 1889 as the first ready-mix. Aunt Jemima is based on the common enslaved “Mammy” archetype, a plump Black woman wearing a headscarf who is a devoted and submissive servant. Her skin is dark and dewy, with a pearly white smile. Although depictions vary…

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Lincoln Financial Strengthens Racial Equity Commitment

Racial Equity

Company announces long-term sustained actions that will increase minority opportunities, align executive compensation with measurable diversity goals and further support the Black community Lincoln Financial Group shared its plan to amplify the company’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion and drive meaningful, measurable change. Designed to ensure long-term, sustained action that supports racial equity, the plan focuses on the company’s…

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For Hispanic Heritage Month: Hyundai Celebrates Latinx Artists in Drive-Thru Art Experience

Hispanic Heritage Month

  In honor of For Hispanic Heritage Month, Hyundai has partnered with the Chief Curator of the Museum of Latin American Art, Gabriela , and The Art of Elysium, to create an outdoor, drivable and free art experience. The exhibit, DRIVEN: A Latinx Artist Celebration Presented by Hyundai, will take place from October 1 – 4, 2020 from 12 –…

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Reach Media Addresses Current Climate And Gives Voice To Independent Artists

Reach Media

“The Song” Contest Encourages Independent Artists to Use Their Art to Promote Change Radio One Vice President of Programming, Colby Tyner, announced the launch of “The Song” Contest a music competition, presented by Reach Media’s nationally syndicated show, The Morning Hustle and 300 Entertainment.  “The Song” Contest, sponsored by McDonald’s Black and Positively Golden, offers up-and-coming, independent artists an opportunity to create…

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NASA Awards Grants to Minority Serving Institutions to Improve Participation in Engineering

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NASA has awarded 14 planning grants to Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) through its Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP), part of the agency’s Office of STEM Engagement. The grants, totaling more than $587,000, are part of a phased partnership effort with the National Science Foundation (NSF).   The grants will encourage the development of coalitions aimed at broadening participation…

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Book Donation Amplifies Black Voices

Book Donation

    Donates curated list of 50,000 HMH Books & Media titles exploring issues of race to nonprofits across the country serving students, children, and families   Book Donation Learning Company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) reinforced its commitment to racial justice with a major book donation aimed at amplifying Black voices while getting books into hands of children and families in…

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Empowering Black Female Creators With African Intelligence Collection

African Intelligence

Sprayground – the New-York born rebellious and artistically designed backpack and influential streetwear brand, has launched a very special edition collection – African Intelligence 2.0 (Ai), celebrating the birthplace of humanity and bridging the gap between New York City and Ghana.

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Viral Content Creator Mark Lutchman Surpasses 100 Million Online Views

Content Creator

In a world where eyes on screens means everything, one man has learned how to growth hack his way into infamy and financial freedom. Mark Lutchman, a politically minded African American content creator, has surpassed 100 million video views across his many social media accounts. He is the brilliant mind behind several popular conservative social media accounts that share political…

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