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Pressed Honors Black History Month Through Local Artist Collaborations that Support Food Accessibility

The limited-edition label collection featuring artwork from three Black female artists will be available for purchase in all Pressed locations throughout the month of February This Black History Month, Pressed is raising food accessibility awareness with the help of three Black female artists who are passionate about increasing food accessibility within their communities. Working to benefit local community fridge programs, Pressed is…

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WATCH This Before You Share That MLK Jr. Quote Out of Context

In a stunning tribute to the legacy of MLK Jr, author and performance poet, J Mase III has released a poem we all need to hear. Aided by a haunting animation from the design team at Creative Devs, that is gorgeous and grotesque, he tells the story of what happens when we reinvent figures like MLK Jr. Part personal testimony, and…

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Beyond the Bus – R.H. Boyd to Publish Book of Life Lessons from Mrs. Rosa Parks

    Beyond the Bus: Rosa Parks Life, Lessons, and Leadership, a heartfelt collection of wisdom truths and anecdotes gleaned from author H.H. Leonards’ friendship with Mrs. Parks is available for pre-sale on December 1, the day that Mrs. Parks was arrested for refusing to relinquish her bus seat to white passengers. “This book is about my time with Mrs. Parks and the…

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Critical Race Theory, Vaccine Mandates & More–AcademicInfluence.com Provides Resources on the Hottest Controversies

GEORGETOWN, Ky — The saying goes, “You never have to advertise a fire.” This is true whether there’s an actual building on fire or just an inflammatory item in the news. People are drawn to anything incendiary. Making sense of a heated news item or communicating it to others, however, can be challenging. Inflection, the opinion, editorial, and news analysis journal of AcademicInfluence.com assists…

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Statewide Coalition Focused on Racial Equity Encourages Fairness in California Redistricting Process

The California Black Census and Redistricting Hub Coalition Responds to Flaws Identified in Draft Maps Presented by the California Redistricting Commission LOS ANGELES — The California Citizens Redistricting Commission released draft maps that could shape California’s Congressional, Senate, Assembly, and Board of Equalization political boundaries for the next ten years. The California Black Census and Redistricting Hub coalition (The Black Hub) is committed to…

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Colin Kaepernick Reminds Black Corporate Executives That Freedom Comes at a Cost

Athlete, activist, and entrepreneur accepts The Executive Leadership Council’s prestigious 2021 Global Game Changer Award Last night, athlete and social justice advocate, Colin Kaepernick, accepted The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) Global Game Changer Award at the organization’s Annual Recognition Gala and 35th Anniversary Celebration. Prompted by the event’s theme “Celebrating Our Impact and Inspiring Our Future,” Kaepernick praised The ELC’s history…

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Virtual Forum to Address Patient Testimonials Pertaining to Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Survivorship

Fourth Forum in Series to Take Place September 8, 2021 The Atlanta-based nonprofit TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation will host the fourth and final in a series of virtual forums addressing the subject of “Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Survivorship,” one week from today on Wednesday, September 8, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. ET. Virtual Forums “Over the past year we’ve hosted a series…

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“Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth”

Elizabeth

Multi-Faceted Entertainer Vanessa Williams Spotlights New American Founding Figure Slave Heroine with Foreword in Creative Nonfiction Release Multi-award-winning entertainer Vanessa Williams has penned a moving book foreword that shines the spotlight on an amazing tale of spying and slavery during the Revolutionary War while unveiling an unlikely heroine. “Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth” by Claire Bellerjeau and Tiffany Yecke Brooks, published…

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Black Future Co-Op Fund To Commemorate Black Philanthropy Month Through Virtual Panel Series

Black Philanthropy Month

SEATTLE — As we enter a new month, the Black Future Co-Op Fund is taking the opportunity to celebrate the legacy of Black giving, while inspiring increased investment in Black Communities during Black Philanthropy Month.  The KD Hall foundation joins in this month of recognition. Throughout August the goal is to demystify philanthropy through a virtual panel series intended to bring…

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