PenFed Foundation Partners with Purefy to Launch Black Veteran Student Loan Repayment Program

Black Veteran Student

Black veterans in the Washington, D.C. region may be eligible to apply for student loan assistance through financial awards from the PenFed Foundation   The PenFed Foundation, a national 501(c)(3) founded by PenFed Credit Union, today announced the launch of a new Black Veteran Student Loan Repayment Program, with funding provided by Purefy, a D.C.-based technology platform. PenFed Foundation aims to support Black…

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Black Tech Street Announces Community Partners and Issues Call for New Symbol of Tulsa

Black Tech Street

Tyrance Billingsley, II and impact and innovation company SecondMuse announced its first group of community supporters who are working with Black Tech Street to build a tech hub of Black entrepreneurs in what was once the wealthiest and most successful Black community in the United States before it was destroyed by government-backed racism and hate. Since Billingsley launched his vision for Black Tech…

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Celebrating LGBT Pride Month

[videopack id=”75736″][/videopack] LGBT Pride Month occurs in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. As a result, many pride events are held during this month to recognize the impact LGBT people have had in the world. I call upon all Americans to observe this month by fighting prejudice and discrimination in their…

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The Tulsa Massacre Was Driven by a Problem with Equity Relating to Black People


Darrell “Coach D” Andrews, author of the upcoming book, “Equity is Not a Head Issue, it is a Heart Issue,” takes a deeper look into this historic event. There are many conversations and interests in the Tulsa Massacre of 1921 due to the release of the recent film and celebration of the 100th year of the event. “It is now news…

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National Black Farmers Association Announces 2021-2022 Next Generation Black and Hispanic Farmers Scholarship Program Application Deadline

Black Farmers Association

It is a privilege for the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA) to administer a scholarship program to ensure that the next generation of African-American/Black and Hispanic farmers receive the training and skills that will enable them to thrive in the agricultural industry. “Higher education provides essential tools, knowledge, and resources that will allow these scholars to continue their family farm legacy for…

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Confronting the devastating impact racism in the U.S. Education System has on Black students’ mental health

mental health

New campaign shows that everyone has a role to play in rewriting the lessons students learn about race in school The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF) – a nonprofit organization founded by award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson – launched a public awareness campaign to address the mental health impact the education system places on students, particularly Black students ages 12-22. The six-week campaign,…

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‘Flourishing Under Fire’ Event Highlights Professional Development and Skilling for Black Men

Flourishing Under Fire

Forum Will Explore Opportunity Growth at the Community, Corporate, and C-suite Levels; Speakers Will Include Black Leaders and Randstad Executives At a time when businesses and leaders are increasingly focused on promoting racial equity and diversity and inclusion, Randstad will bring together company executives and Black business leaders for its first ever “Flourishing Under Fire: The Future of Black Men”…

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OUTFRONT and Color Of Change Organization To Continue The Fight For Justice


NEW YORK — OUTFRONT Media Inc. is proud to announce a partnership with Color Of Change, the nation’s largest online racial justice organization, to bring awareness of their mission to fight injustice towards people of color. The nonprofit organization, founded following Hurricane Katrina, is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. The organization has been successful in reversing the wrongdoing towards people…

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Police Reform: Do Black Lives Really Matter?

Guilty When Black

A controversial book released by Yorkshire Publishing, “Guilty When Black,” is raising eyebrows in nation where law enforcement and police unions have long been considered protectors of the people. The question is: which people are they protecting? In Oklahoma, as many states, where police oversight and qualified immunity are staunchly guarded and where choke holds and racial injustice get nothing more than…

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