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(BPRW) ‘DRIVEN Global’, the First African-American Owned Golf & Beverage Company Is Poised to Inspire Millions; The Ownership Duo Was Introduced by Visionary Billionaire Bob Johnson
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For Immediate Release September 09, 2014 Contact Information Creative Edge Public Relations, LLC Theodore Palmer 646-575-2967 CEO/Publicist tpalmer@creativeedgepr.com (BPRW) ‘DRIVEN Global’, the First African-American Owned Golf & Beverage Company Is Poised to Inspire Millions; The Ownership Duo Was Introduced by Visionary Billionaire Bob Johnson (BLACK PR WIRE) – NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The golf and beverage businesses will never be the […]

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(BPRW) Marc Curtis Little Releases Fourth Novel, After Obama
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For Immediate Release September 09, 2014 Contact Information Sonshine Communications Bernadette Morris T: 305.948.8063 E: bmorris@sonshine.com (BPRW) MARC CURTIS LITTLE RELEASES FOURTH NOVEL, AFTER OBAMA (BLACK PR WIRE) – Marc Curtis Little, a leading author, has released his fourth novel, After Obama. The book is an engaging, gripping account filled with intrigue. Marc fondly refers to it as the most […]

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(BPRW) ASPiRE TO PREVIEW “CHANGEMAKERS” A NEW ORIGINAL REALITY SERIES ABOUT AFRICAN-AMERICAN CELEBRITIES DOING GOOD
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For Immediate Release September 10, 2014 Contact Information Chelsye J. Burrows 770.692.4559 cburrows@UPtv.com David Gardner 770.692.9939 dgardner@UPtv.com (BPRW) ASPiRE TO PREVIEW “CHANGEMAKERS” A NEW ORIGINAL REALITY SERIES ABOUT AFRICAN-AMERICAN CELEBRITIES DOING GOOD – Keshia Knight Pulliam and her Kamp Kizzy Foundation and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and The Ludacris Foundation Among Those Featured • Production on ASPiRE’s 5th Original Series Underway […]

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Multicultural Scholarship Helps Increase Diversity in Healthcare
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For Immediate Release May 09, 2014 Contact Information Sandra Verduzco (214) 706-1798 Sandra.Verduzco@heart.org (BPRW) Multicultural Scholarship Helps Increase Diversity in Healthcare – Sixteen scholarships awarded by The American Heart Association and Macy’s aim to support diversity among healthcare professionals – (BLACK PR WIRE) — DALLAS, TX (May 9, 2014) — The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women and Macy’s […]

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Facts Matter When Your Heart Health is at Stake – How to Make the Best Decisions With Your Health Care Provider -

For Immediate Release April 26, 2014 Contact Information Maureen Collins 202-729-4137 maureen.collins@ogilvy.com (BPRW) Facts Matter When Your Heart Health is at Stake – How to Make the Best Decisions With Your Health Care Provider – (BLACK PR WIRE) – The heart is one of the most complex organs in our body, affecting many other parts of our body and our […]

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ASPiRE DEBUTS SEASON TWO OF ITS POPULAR ORIGINAL WEEKLY TALK SERIES “exhale” ANGELA BURT-MURRAY, ERIN JACKSON, ISSA RAE, RENE SYLER AND MALINDA WILLIAMS RETURN TO CO-HOST AND DISCUSS CURRENT, THOUGHT-PROVOKING TOPICS
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  For Immediate Release April 28, 2014 Contact Information Chelsye J. Burrows 770.692.4559 cburrows@UPtv.com David Gardner 770.692.9939 dgardner@UPtv.com Darren Dickerson 213.712.8260 darrentpr@gmail.com (BPRW) ASPiRE DEBUTS SEASON TWO OF ITS POPULAR ORIGINAL WEEKLY TALK SERIES “exhale” ANGELA BURT-MURRAY, ERIN JACKSON, ISSA RAE, RENE SYLER AND MALINDA WILLIAMS RETURN TO CO-HOST AND DISCUSS CURRENT, THOUGHT-PROVOKING TOPICS – Season Two Guests Include Tracee […]

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Facts Matter When Your Heart Health is at Stake

Contact Information Maureen Collins 202-729-4137 maureen.collins@ogilvy.com (BPRW) Facts Matter When Your Heart Health is at Stake – How to Make the Best Decisions With Your Health Care Provider – (BLACK PR WIRE) – The heart is one of the most complex organs in our body, affecting many other parts of our body and our health. Having a healthy heart is […]

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OBITUARY: PHILLIP HAYES DEAN, 83, AWARD-WINNING BROADWAY PLAYWRIGHT

April 16, 2014 OBITUARY: PHILLIP HAYES DEAN, 83, AWARD-WINNING BROADWAY PLAYWRIGHT Phillip Hayes Dean, who was a playwright, director and actor in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and various regional theaters died on Monday, April 14, 2014 from a heart condition, a family spokesperson announced. He was 83. Phillip Hayes Dean might be best known for his Broadway play Paul […]

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Left Behind, Upcoming Apocalyptic Action-adventure Feature Film Starring Nicolas Cage To Open In Theaters nationwide, October 3, 2014

Left Behind, Upcoming Apocalyptic Action-adventure Feature Film Starring Nicolas Cage To Open In Theaters nationwide, October 3, 2014 Highly anticipated motion picture to release on 1800 screens through Stoney Lake Entertainment with $18 million in initial P&A secured by Marble Arch Entertainment Movie based on New York Times bestselling “Left Behind” book series, co-authored by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim […]

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Farmer Boys® Restaurant in Orange, CA Celebrates Grand Opening with Free Big Cheese Cheeseburgers and Family Activities

Farmer Boys® Restaurant in Orange, CA Celebrates Grand Opening with Free Big Cheese Cheeseburgers and Family Activities PR Newswire RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 31, 2014 RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Farmer Boys is celebrating the Grand Opening of its 75th restaurant in Orange, California on April 4 – April 6. The Grand Opening festivities include a ribbon cutting ceremony, […]

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UPI Reports: “Go to the University of Southern California for the Education, Stay for the Burritobox”

UPI Reports: “Go to the University of Southern California for the Education, Stay for the Burritobox” AVT-built system is the hottest development in the industry in years PR Newswire CORONA, Calif., March 31, 2014 CORONA, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), a leader in custom vending machines and automated retailing systems announced today that one […]

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Music Business Author and Speaker to Appear at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Music Business Author and Speaker to Appear at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books PR Newswire BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 1, 2014 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Loren Weisman, author of “The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business” (ISBN: 978-1608325788) and co-founder of Artists Bridge, a new music industry resource hub, will be at the […]

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Students Reveal What Impacts Their Motivation in New Report
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Students Reveal What Impacts Their Motivation in New Report New My Voice report finds that student voice aids school communities in identifying and supporting students’ goals and aspirations. My Voice is a Pearson Foundation initiative that aims to measure the perceptions of everyone at school, elevate the impact of student voice and foster the changes that are vital for students […]

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Study Investigates Best Asthma Treatment For African-Americans
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Study Investigates Best Asthma Treatment For African-Americans Allegheny Health Network researchers are seeking African-American children, adolescents and adults for investigation of the most effective treatments for asthma that is not well-controlled on a low dose of inhaled steroid. Allegheny Health Network researchers are investigating the most effective treatments for African-American children, adolescents and adults with asthma. The BARD (Best African […]

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Black Business Association presents its 2014 Salute to Black Women Business Conference & Awards Luncheon
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For Immediate Release   Contact: Black Business Association (323) 291-9334 mail@bbala.org   Black Business Association presents its 2014 Salute to Black Women Business Conference & Awards Luncheon (Los Angeles, CA – March 7, 2014) – In recognition of Women’s History Month, the Black Business Association (BBA), one of the oldest active ethnic business organizations in the nation, will host its […]

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CIT Names Sheila A. Stamps to Board of Directors
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For Immediate Release February 19, 2014 Contact Information CIT MEDIA RELATIONS: C. Curtis Ritter 973-740-5390 Director of Corporate Communications Curt.Ritter@cit.com or Matt Klein 973-597-2020 VP, Media Relations Matt.Klein@cit.com or CIT INVESTOR RELATIONS: Barbara Callahan 973-740-5058 Head of Investor Relations Barbara.Callahan@cit.com (BPRW) CIT Names Sheila A. Stamps to Board of Directors (BLACK PR WIRE) – NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CIT Group Inc. […]

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UPTOWN Magazine to Host Annual Pre-Oscar Gala in Hollywood
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For Immediate Release February 20, 2014 Contact Information Squeakywheel Promotions Karen Hertz 914-393-6971 karen@squeakywheelpromotions.com (BPRW) UPTOWN Magazine to Host Annual Pre-Oscar Gala in Hollywood – Dinner & Reception to Honor Award Winning Writer, Producer & Director Malcolm D. Lee – (BLACK PR WIRE) – NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Uptown Ventures Group, the parent company of UPTOWN Magazine today announced that they […]

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Women “Go Red” with the American Heart Association
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  For Immediate Release February 10, 2014 Contact Information Toiya Honore 214-706-1456 toiya.honore@heart.org Mara Rodriguez 214-706-1508 mara.rodriguez@heart.org (BPRW) Women “Go Red” with the American Heart Association (BLACK PR WIRE) – DALLAS, Feb. 10 – February is a month for matters of the heart across America, and it’s even a greater matter for African-American women, who are at greatest risk. The […]

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African-Americans Disproportionately Affected By Arthritis

For Immediate Release February 12, 2014 Contact Information Kevin Lawlor (301) 686 8025 klawlor@ddcadvoacy.com (BPRW) African-Americans Disproportionately Affected By Arthritis – CDC Recommends Relief through Self-Management Programs and Physical Activity – (BLACK PR WIRE) – Washington, DC: While it often takes a back seat to other chronic illnesses, arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States […]

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“Kidney Sundays” Reaches African American Faith Communities During National Kidney Month
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For Immediate Release February 12, 2014 Contact Information Kelley Elliott 202.729.4332 kelley.elliott@fkhealth.com (BPRW) “Kidney Sundays” Reaches African American Faith Communities During National Kidney Month – National Kidney Disease Education Program Hosts Third Annual Nationwide Event – (BLACK PR WIRE) – 6.2 million African American adults in the United States have signs of kidney disease – equal to the population of […]

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Africanancestry.com Traces Roots of Corporate America During Black History Month
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For Immediate Release February 11, 2014 Contact Information Nichole Taylor taylor@taylorcommunicationsgroup.com ntaylor@africanancestry.com (BPRW) AFRICANANCESTRY.COM TRACES ROOTS OF CORPORATE AMERICA DURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH – African Ancestry Visits Leading Corporations, Professional Associations and Educational Institutions Promoting Identity-fueled Success – (BLACK PR WIRE) – WASHINGTON, DC (February 2014) – African Ancestry, Inc. (AfricanAncestry.com), the Black-owned company that pioneered genetics ancestry tracing for […]

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Comcast Celebrates Black History Month by Providing Free Video On Demand and Online Content to Customers
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  For Immediate Release February 11, 2014 Contact Information Comcast Jorge G Alberni 215-286-5240 jorge_alberni@comcast.com (BPRW) Comcast Celebrates Black History Month by Providing Free Video On Demand and Online Content to Customers – Xfinity Black Entertainment Website to Feature Interviews and Viewing Recommendations from Celebrity “Editors” like Arsenio Hall • Collection of Free Movies, Shows and Music Available on Xfinity […]

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VH1 Takes an In-Depth Look at How Hip-Hop Became a Dominant Force in American Culture with the Documentary Series “The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop”
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For Immediate Release February 06, 2014 Contact Information VH1 Scott Acord 310-752-8075 Scott.Acord@VH1.com or Toni Herron Savage 212-846-7528 Toni.Herron@VH1.com (BPRW) VH1 Takes an In-Depth Look at How Hip-Hop Became a Dominant Force in American Culture with the Documentary Series “The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop” – Based On the Best-Selling Book, “The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop […]

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Wells Fargo and First Generation Films Announce “GO COLLEGE!” Initiative to Inspire Students
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For Immediate Release February 04, 2014 Contact Information Media Jason Vasquez 213-253-3733 Jason.A.Vasquez@wellsfargo.com @JasonVasquezWF (BPRW) WELLS FARGO AND FIRST GENERATION FILMS ANNOUNCE “GO COLLEGE!” INITIATIVE TO INSPIRE STUDENTS – Award-winning documentary to be viewed by students and their families in 10 major cities – (BLACK PR WIRE) – SAN FRANCISCO, February 4, 2014 – Wells Fargo Education Financial Services and […]

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Mayor Garcetti Announces LA’s 3rd Consecutive Record Tourism Year With 4.2 Million Visitors is 2013
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Mayor Garcetti Announces LA’s 3rd Consecutive Record Tourism Year With 4.2 Million Visitors is 2013 January 6, 2014 Updated on January 6, 2014 Destination Sets Numerous Additional Records Including: •Record International Visitation of 6.2 million •Highest-Ever Annual Hotel Occupancy Rate of 76.8% •Most Room-Nights Sold at 27.2 million LOS ANGELES, Calif. (January 6, 2014) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti […]

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PACE Organizations Expand their Programs to Meet the Rising Demand for Elder Health Care Services in California

PACE Organizations Expand their Programs to Meet the Rising Demand for Elder Health Care Services in California New PACE Facilities and Changes in the Works to Increase Capacity PR Newswire SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Studies show the number of Californians age 65 and older is expected to double in the coming years, and […]

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SoCalGas and its employees donate more than $4.2 million and countless volunteer hours to hundreds of nonprofit groups
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SoCalGas and its employees donate more than $4.2 million and countless volunteer hours to hundreds of nonprofit groups PR Newswire LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — In 2013, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has shown its commitment to the more than 500 communities it serves by donating $4,219,411 to various nonprofit organizations through corporate […]

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LIFT Programs Help 5,000 People Achieve Dream of Homeownership
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Press Release Media: Chris Hammond Media: Douglas Robinson 415-222-4106 202-870-3583 chris.l.hammond@wellsfargo.com drobinson@nw.org LIFT Programs Help 5,000 People Achieve Dream of Homeownership Collaboration between Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks America provides homebuyer education and down payment assistance SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC — Wells Fargo & Company, America’s largest mortgage lender, and NeighborWorks America, a national nonprofit organization which creates opportunities for people […]

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Time Warner Cable Named a 2013 Top Company for People of Color by National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications
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  For Immediate Release December 27, 2013 Contact Information Time Warner Cable Shelley Loo 212-364-8293 Shelley.Loo@twcable.com or BTB Communications Charmaine Chapman for NAMIC 310-882-5498 char@btbcommunications.com (BPRW) Time Warner Cable Named a 2013 Top Company for People of Color by National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (BLACK PR WIRE)–NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Time Warner Cable was selected as a 2013 Top Company […]

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Toyota Creates Total-Market Marketing Model
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Toyota Creates Total-Market Marketing Model Toyota Embraces Changing Face of U.S. Market PR Newswire TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Walk into any dealership in the United States today, and you will notice the vast diversity of customers shopping for vehicles.  In the changing marketplace, the multicultural customer is the new mainstream. In fact, according […]

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Dementia Risk Greatest for Older Native Americans and African-Americans with Diabetes
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Dementia Risk Greatest for Older Native Americans and African-Americans with Diabetes PR Newswire OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 11, 2013 OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – In the first study to look at racial and ethnic differences in dementia risk among older adults with type 2 diabetes, researchers found that dementia was much higher among Native Americans and African-Americans and lowest among […]

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UPTOWN Magazine Announces Launch of U Brands with Acquisition of Hype Hair Magazine
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For Immediate Release November 26, 2013 Contact Information Squeakywheel Promotions Jackie Saril 914-393-7043 jackie@squeakywheelpromotions.com (BPRW) UPTOWN Magazine Announces Launch of U Brands with Acquisition of Hype Hair Magazine -New Venture to Develop Brands Targeted at Underserved Audiences- (BLACK PR WIRE) – NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Len Burnett and Brett Wright of Uptown Ventures Group, the parent company of Uptown Magazine, today […]

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PBS Renews ‘TAVIS SMILEY’ Talk Show for Two More Years
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  For Immediate Release November 14, 2013 Contact Information Paula Thornton Greear The Smiley Group, Inc. pthornton-greear@tavistalks.com 708-704-9565 Jennifer Rankin Byrne PBS JRByrne@pbs.org 703-739-5487 (BPRW) PBS Renews ‘TAVIS SMILEY’ Talk Show for Two More Years – Walmart returns as major underwriter through 2015 – (BLACK PR WIRE) – LOS ANGELES, CA (November 14, 2013) – TAVIS SMILEY, which airs weeknights […]

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Chelsea Film Festival Announces it’s 2013 Awards
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              Chelsea Film Festival – 2013 AWARDS Licks Trailer: http://licksmovie.com CHELSEA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ITS 2013 AWARDS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chelsea, NY – Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) announced on Sunday, October 27th the Grand Prix Award and other special awards of the 2013 Chelsea Film Festival at the Award Ceremony, hosted by Paul Calderon in […]

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UPTOWN Magazine Partners with Marriott to Launch “Uptown Studio”, “Uptown ProFiles”, and “The H List” to be featured on “Uptown Unplugged” Video Channel
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For Immediate Release October 29, 2013 Contact Information Squeakywheel Promotions Jackie Saril 914-393-7043 jackie@squeakywheelpromotions.com or Marriott International Felicia McLemore 301-380-2702 felicia.mclemore@marriott.com (BPRW) UPTOWN Magazine Partners with Marriott to Launch “Uptown Studio”, “Uptown ProFiles”, and “The H List” to be featured on “Uptown Unplugged” Video Channel – Digital Web Series to Provide Original Content Targeted to African Americans – (BLACK PR […]

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ASPiRE TO AIR THREE LIVE 2013 CIAA FOOTBALL GAMES, INCLUDING TWO HOMECOMINGS AND THE ANNUAL CIAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
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  For Immediate Release October 11, 2013 Contact Information Chelsye J. Burrows 770.692.4559 CBURROWS@UPTV.COM David Gardner 770.692.9939 DGARDNER@UPTV.COM (BPRW) ASPiRE TO AIR THREE LIVE 2013 CIAA FOOTBALL GAMES, INCLUDING TWO HOMECOMINGS AND THE ANNUAL CIAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – Network Expands Its Programming Lineup with Coverage Beginning on October 12th – (BLACK PR WIRE) – ATLANTA – October 11, 2013 – […]

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THE TAVIS SMILEY SHOW FROM PRI” EXPANDING TO TWO HOURS “SMILEY & WEST” ENDING THREE-YEAR RUN
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  For Immediate Release October 04, 2013 Contact Information Paula Thornton Greear The Smiley Group, Inc. Pthornton-greear@tavistalks.com 708-704-9565 (BPRW) “THE TAVIS SMILEY SHOW FROM PRI” EXPANDING TO TWO HOURS “SMILEY & WEST” ENDING THREE-YEAR RUN (BLACK PR WIRE) – LOS ANGELES, CA (October 4, 2013) – The Tavis Smiley Show from PRI announced today that it will be expanding to […]

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BlackBizFunding Launches Campaign to Raise $1,000,000 to Give Away to Black-owned Businesses
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For Immediate Release September 25, 2013 Contact Information Cherlyn Carroll President/Founder BlackBizFunding T: 888-958-2771 Ext. 255 E: cherlyn@BlackBizFunding.com (BPRW) BlackBizFunding Launches Campaign to Raise $1,000,000 to Give Away to Black-owned Businesses -Funding black businesses empowers communities and builds wealth- (BLACK PR WIRE) – CINCINNATI, Oh. – BlackBizFunding, a national company that assists in providing funding for black-owned startups and businesses, […]

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Growth in Black Buying Power Continues – Nielsen and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) collaborate for third report on African-American buying power, consumer behavior and lifestyle trends -

  For Immediate Release September 20, 2013 Contact Information Nielsen Rebecca Roussell 312-315-8616 rebecca.roussell@nielsen.com (BPRW) Growth in Black Buying Power Continues – Nielsen and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) collaborate for third report on African-American buying power, consumer behavior and lifestyle trends – (BLACK PR WIRE) – WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– African-American buying power continues to increase and is expected to […]

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Pandora Removes 40-Hour-Per-Month Limit On Free Mobile Listening
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Pandora Removes 40-Hour-Per-Month Limit On Free Mobile Listening PR Newswire OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 22, 2013 OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Pandora (NYSE: P), the leading internet radio service, today announced it will remove the 40-hour-per-month limit on free mobile listening effective September 1, 2013. “We’re pleased to once again maximize free listening for everyone on Pandora,” said Tim […]

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AFRICANANCESTRY.COM AND U.S.-BASED AFRICAN EMBASSIES HELP DEEPEN ANCESTRAL CONNECTIONS OF DNA-TRACED DESCENDANTS OF AFRICA

For Immediate Release August 27, 2013 Contact Information Christina Crawford ccrawford@taylorcommunicationsgroup.com (BPRW) AFRICANANCESTRY.COM AND U.S.-BASED AFRICAN EMBASSIES HELP DEEPEN ANCESTRAL CONNECTIONS OF DNA-TRACED DESCENDANTS OF AFRICA – Genetics Ancestry Tracing Pioneers Serve As Cultural Resource for West and Central African Diplomats in the U.S.- (BLACK PR WIRE) – WASHINGTON, DC (August 2013) – U.S. Based African Embassies have tapped a […]

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Universal Music Group Sets Industry Record With Nine Of The Top 10 Digital Songs

Universal Music Group Sets Industry Record With Nine Of The Top 10 Digital Songs Record-Breaking Performance from New and Established Artists Representing a Wide Variety of Genres PR Newswire SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2013 SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music company, has set a new industry record by achieving […]

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B&B THEATRES 2013 Short Film Fest – Accepting Submissions
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For additional information please contact: Erin Schneider erin.schneider@bbtheatres.com /816-407-7469 When: Early October, 2013 Where: Select B&B Theatres locations Information: B&B Theatres is delighted to announce that, for the second year in a row, they will be holding their B&B Theatres Film Fest: Shorts! The flagship student fest in 2012 was a success, but will be bigger and better this year […]

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New Orleans comes to Southern California! It’s the 20th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival.
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WHAT New Orleans comes to Southern California! It’s the 20th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival. Serving seasoned Cajun Crawfish dinners, prepared to mouth-watering perfection in the world’s largest crawfish pots. Crawfish meals include succulent red baby potatoes, buttery corn on the cob and creamy and a delectable remoulade dipping sauce. Live entertainment mixes the best Cajun, Brazilian, Zydeco, and New […]

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Celebrities Share “Untold Stories” of The Kinsey Collection as Part of Wells Fargo’s Yearlong Celebratory Program
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For Immediate Release July 17, 2013 Contact Information Media Valerie Miller Williams 704-383-8025 Media C. Nicole Pierce 312-228-8820 (BPRW) Celebrities Share “Untold Stories” of The Kinsey Collection as Part of Wells Fargo’s Yearlong Celebratory Program – National art tour in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation continues with storytelling campaign – (BLACK PR WIRE) – San Francisco, […]

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Harold & Belles Restaurant Announces Third Generation takes the Helm Celebrates with Big Block Party!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Wendy Gladney Dean  (951) 313-4732 Harold & Belles Restaurant Announces Third Generation takes the Helm Celebrates with Big Block Party! Los Angeles, CA, July 6, 2013. – Saturday, July 6, 2013 Harold & Belles Restaurant will host its Annual Block Party! Harold and Belles Restaurant  keeps it all in the family.  Ryan Legaux, the grandson of […]

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CocoaFab.com & Actress Malinda Williams Form Content Development Partnership
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For Immediate Release June 25, 2013 Contact Information Crystal Howard for CocoaFab.com 917-805-7448 Lisa Sorensen for Malinda Williams 646-330-5458/LISA@LS-PR.COM Deborah Barnett-Smith for Namasté Laboratories, ORS (708) 824-1393, ext. 270 (BPRW) CocoaFab.com & Actress Malinda Williams Form Content Development Partnership – New Eight-Episode DIY Hair Care Series Hits Internet Today—“Mane Taming with Malinda Williams” –Video Series Demonstrates Black Hair Care Techniques […]

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Director Bill Duke’s Groundbreaking New Documentary – DARK GIRLS Airing on the OWN Network this June 7 on DVD Sept. 24th
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** PRESS RELEASE ** Contact: Lynn Jeter 323-933-8007 lajass@att.net DIRECTOR BILL DUKE’S GROUNDBREAKING NEW DOCUMENTARY DARK GIRLS: AIRING ON THE OWN NETWORK THIS JUNE & ON DVD Sept 24th 2013. (Los Angeles, CA – June 10, 2013) – Documentary Director/Producer Bill Duke took cameras into everyday America in search of pointed, unfiltered and penetrating interviews with Black women of the […]

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UPTOWN PROFESSIONAL Magazine Announces the 2013 Top Companies & Organizations for Diversity & Inclusion
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  Contact Information UPTOWN Ventures Group Robert Ingram 443-316-9970 bingram@uptownmagazine.com (BPRW) UPTOWN PROFESSIONAL Magazine Announces the 2013 Top Companies & Organizations for Diversity & Inclusion – Semi-Annual Publication Addresses Diversity in the Workplace – (BLACK PR WIRE) – NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UPTOWN Magazine’s brand extension UPTOWN Professional Magazine (www.uptownpromag.com), a twice yearly career-focused magazine and website for the global urban professional, […]

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Lyme Disease Survivor Details Battle in Memoir, Advocates for Greater Awareness

  For Immediate Release May 20, 2013 Contact Information Contact Agent: Carl DeShazior Telephone: 1-888-600-9330 Email: carl@lsan.net Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lymesurvivor.net (BPRW) Lyme Disease Survivor Details Battle in Memoir, Advocates for Greater Awareness (BLACK PR WIRE) – Atlanta, GA – Lyme Survivor Awareness Network (LSAN) Founder Rosa L. NeSmith highlights the difficulty of being diagnosed with Lyme disease in her book, A […]

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DIET SWAP PROVIDES CLUE TO AFRICAN AMERICANS’ LEVEL OF COLORECTAL CANCER RISK

For Immediate Release May 20, 2013 Contact Information Lauren Adams 202–745–5076 ladams@gymr.com (BPRW) DIET SWAP PROVIDES CLUE TO AFRICAN AMERICANS’ LEVEL OF COLORECTAL CANCER RISK – Study Presented at DDW® 2013 Finds Dramatic Changes – (BLACK PR WIRE) – Orlando, FL (May 18, 2013) — Research presented at this year’s Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) features new data on gut bacteria […]

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SOULNIC Rocks the Summer Free Festival of Afro-Latin, Soulful House and Dance at Griffith Park
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SOULNIC is a free, fun filled day at the park, for families, in an environment that promotes love, peace, unity and community. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kendrick “Drack” Muse Phone: 818.515.6873 or E-mail: muse@extramildsauce Soulnic Rocks the Summer Free Festival of Afro-Latin, Soulful House and Dance at Griffith Park Los Angeles (June 2013) – The 4th Annual SOULNIC free music […]

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GMC TV PRESENTS THE ORIGINAL WORLD PREMIERE STAGE PLAY ‘LOVE WILL FIND A WAY’
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  For Immediate Release May 15, 2013 Contact Information Chelsye J. Burrows 770.692.4559 CBURROWS@GMCTV.TV David Gardner 770.692.9939 DGARDNER@GMCTV.TV (BPRW) GMC TV PRESENTS THE ORIGINAL WORLD PREMIERE STAGE PLAY ‘LOVE WILL FIND A WAY’ – THE CONCLUSION OF A TWO-PART ROMANTIC DRAMEDY STARRING CHRISTIAN KEYES, GABRIELLE DENNIS, JASON WEAVER, VANESSA SIMMONS, CARL PAYNE, SHANTI LOWRY AND SUVERIA MOTA • FIRST ORIGINAL […]

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Michelle Thornhill Named Strategy and Integration Manager for Wells Fargo Enterprise Diversity and Inclusion
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  For Immediate Release May 15, 2013 Contact Information Media C. Nicole Pierce 312-228-8820 Media Valerie Miller Williams 704-383-8025 (BPRW) Michelle Thornhill Named Strategy and Integration Manager for Wells Fargo Enterprise Diversity and Inclusion (BLACK PR WIRE) – Charlotte, May 15, 2013 – Wells Fargo recently named Michelle Thornhill, senior vice president, as strategy and integration manager reporting directly to […]

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LA’s BEST AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM & NFLPA CO-HOST HEALTH CLINIC FOR LOS ANGELES SCHOOL KIDS ON THURSDAY

LA’s BEST AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM & NFLPA CO-HOST HEALTH CLINIC FOR LOS ANGELES SCHOOL KIDS ON THURSDAY More Than 20 Prized Rookies From NFL Draft Participate in Workout, Workshop and Fun Activity for Over 100 Kids at Sunrise Elementary School After School Program LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2013 – The NFL is coming back to Los Angeles. Forty top […]

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Black Enterprise Magazine Names Walton Isaacson “Advertising Agency of the Year” for 2013

Black Enterprise Magazine Names Walton Isaacson “Advertising Agency of the Year” for 2013 WI’s bold re-definition of the traditional agency model has recently included the overall creation and production of NAACP Image Award nominee, “Verses and Flow” for Lexus and TV One; entertainer Kevin Hart’s award-winning Verizon holiday-themed digital and social-media campaign; the breakthrough “A Whole New Blue” General Market […]

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Wells Fargo Commits $520,000 for High School Students Across the U.S. to Use for College or Other Expenses
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Media Natalie Brown natalie.m.brown@wellsfargo.com Wells Fargo Commits $520,000 for High School Students Across the U.S. to Use for College or Other Expenses CollegeSTEPSSM expanded sweepstakes runs April 1-June 30, 2013; 520 high school winners will each win a $1,000 cash prize San Francisco, April 1, 2013 – Wells Fargo announced today the expansion of itsCollegeSTEPS® program. The expansion gives 520 high […]

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Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Suit Against JPMorgan Chase for Fraudulent and Unlawful Debt-Collection Practices
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Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Suit Against JPMorgan Chase for Fraudulent and Unlawful Debt-Collection Practices LOS ANGELES — Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today filed an enforcement action against JPMorgan Chase & Co. (Chase) alleging that the bank engaged in fraudulent and unlawful debt-collection practices against tens of thousands of Californians. The suit alleges that Chase engaged in widespread, […]

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(BPRW) U.S. ARMY PARTNERSHIP WITH THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND PROMOTES OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
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  For Immediate Release April 30, 2013 Contact Information Sonya Lewis 708.439.0326 (mobile) Sonya.Lewis@carolhwilliams.com (BPRW) U.S. ARMY PARTNERSHIP WITH THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND PROMOTES OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS (BLACK PR WIRE) – Alexandria, Va. (Apr. 29, 2013) — The U.S. Army and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) have completed a cooperative arrangement designed to ensure students have greater access […]

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ASPiRE GREENLIGHTS ITS FIRST ORIGINAL WEEKLY TALK SERIES “EXHALE” HOSTED BY ANGELA BURT-MURRAY, ERIN JACKSON, ISSA RAYE, RENE SYLER AND MALINDA WILLIAMS
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For Immediate Release April 26, 2013 Contact Information Chelsye J. Burrows 770.692.4559 cburrows@gmctv.tv David Gardner 770.692.9939 dgardner@gmctv.tv Jackie Bazan-Ross 212.643.4664 X 704 jbazan@bazanpr.com Evelyn Santana 212.643.4664 X 702 evelyn_santana@bazanpr.com (BPRW) ASPiRE GREENLIGHTS ITS FIRST ORIGINAL WEEKLY TALK SERIES “EXHALE” HOSTED BY ANGELA BURT-MURRAY, ERIN JACKSON, ISSA RAYE, RENE SYLER AND MALINDA WILLIAMS – Production Commences in Los Angeles – (BLACK […]

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Over 400 Black Voters Will Gather to Discuss the Next Mayor and An Agenda for Black LA
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*** PRESS RELEASE *** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2013 Media Contact: Steven W. Burt, Producer THE Dialogue dwbla2013@yahoo.com (310) 925-2815 Over 400 Black Voters Will Gather to Discuss the Next Mayor and An Agenda for Black LA Talk Show Host Starlett Quarles and West Los Angeles College partner to bring Black LA together to discuss an Agenda and LA’s […]

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Cancer Research Needs LA County to Join The Fight Today
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Cancer Research Needs LA County to Join The Fight Today From April 18 through May 9, the American Cancer Society is sharing an unprecedented opportunity with LA County Residents to change the face of cancer for future generations by enrolling in a historic long-term study. 300,000 diverse men and women ages 30 to 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer are needed to enroll in […]

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African American Investors Optimistic About Financial Future and the Economy, but Concerned About Retirement, According to Recent Wells Fargo Survey
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    For Immediate Release April 10, 2013 Contact Information Media: Matt Hurwitz 415-396-6964 Matthew.s.hurwitz@wellsfargo.com Sarah Tonigan 505-818-7480 Sarah.h.tonigan@wellsfargoadvisors.com (BPRW) – Saving for Retirement Moves to Back-Burner as Investors Focus on Day-to-Day Financial Challenges – (BLACK PR WIRE) – SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2013 – African American investors report high levels of confidence in their financial future, along with optimism […]

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THE SAVOY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER PRESENTS TV ONE’S “UNSUNG” Red Carpet WORLD PREMIERE OF R&B ARTIST JOHNNY GILL!

For Immediate Release March 15, 2013 Contact Information Kimberly McFarland kym@kimberlynco.com 310-245-4386 (BPRW) THE SAVOY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER PRESENTS TV ONE’S “UNSUNG” Red Carpet WORLD PREMIERE OF R&B ARTIST JOHNNY GILL! Hosted by Johnny Gill Tuesday March 19th, 2013 -Barry Bonds, Arsenio Hall, Bobby Brown and Johnny Gill Gets Real About His Public Image, Private Life & His “UNSUNG” Musical Journey- […]

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Black Pioneers of Genetics-Based African Roots Tracing Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary
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For Immediate Release March 11, 2013 Contact Information Christina Crawford ccrawford@taylorcommunicationsgroup.com (BPRW) BLACK PIONEERS OF GENETICS-BASED AFRICAN ROOTS TRACING CELEBRATES 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY – 100,000 Families and Counting Demystify Roots with AfricanAncestry.com • DC, Chicago and Atlanta Top Three Enlightened Cities – (BLACK PR WIRE) – WASHINGTON, DC (March 2013) – It’s easy to forget that just 10 short years […]

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Coca-Cola Teams Up With African American History Makers To Launch “Pay It Forward”
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  For Immediate Release February 07, 2013 Contact Information Melina Baetti Coca-Cola Refreshments 404-676-1533 mbaetti@coca-cola.com Tracey Bowen PRecise Communications 404-983-3727 tracey@precisecomm.net (BPRW) Coca-Cola Teams Up With African American History Makers To Launch “Pay It Forward” – Magic Johnson Encourages Captivated Audience to Uplift Young People – (BLACK PR WIRE) – ATLANTA, Feb. 7, 2013 – NBA legend and business mogul […]

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SINGLETON ENTERTAINMENT CORP. PRESENTS THE 6TH ANNUAL URBAN ENTERTAINMENT EXECUTIVES TOAST IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND PRE GRAMMY CELEBRATION

** MEDIA ALERT ** For Immediate Release Contact: Lynn Jeter February 5, 2013 323-933-8007 lajass@att.net SINGLETON ENTERTAINMENT CORP. PRESENTS THE 6TH ANNUAL URBAN ENTERTAINMENT EXECUTIVES TOAST IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND PRE GRAMMY CELEBRATION WHO: Ernie Singleton, CEO of Singleton Entertainment Corp. and Former President of Urban Music, MCA Records Vassal Benford, CEO New Nation Entertainment, Grammy Award Winning […]

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Grammy-Award Winning Singer, Brandy, Set to Perform at 11th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase
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For Immediate Release January 07, 2013 Contact Information Ajana Adams Flowers Communications Group 312-228-8823 Melissa Martinez American Honda 310-783-3549 (BPRW) Grammy-Award Winning Singer, Brandy, Set to Perform at 11th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase – Fan “Dance-off” at Atlanta’s Georgia Dome Will Bring “House Party” Theme to Life – (BLACK PR WIRE) – TORRANCE, Calif. (January 7, […]

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FLIGHT – Mesmerizing Tour de Force Debuts on Blu-ray™ and DVD February 5, 2013!
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Flight soars.”—Richard Corliss, Time ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING* ACTOR DENZEL WASHINGTON STARS IN OSCAR®-WINNING** DIRECTOR ROBERT ZEMECKIS’ RIVETING AND CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED DRAMA FLIGHT Mesmerizing Tour de Force Debuts on Blu-ray™ and DVD February 5, 2013 HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (January 3, 2013) – “One of the most memorable movie-going experiences of the year” (Richard Roeper, “Richard Roeper & The Movies”), the “keenly […]

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Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable Expands Cash Award Programs
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  620 E. Manchester Bl. Inglewood 90302 323-383-6145 November 13, 2012 For Immediate Release Contact: Debbie Washington 909-214-5844 Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable Expands Cash Award Programs The Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable’s expanded Teacher Impact Award, Impact Micro Award, and Building Self-Sustaining Communities Project continues to provide much needed support to organizations in Los Angeles as well as to organizations in […]

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Huffington Post Union of Bloggers: Book Predicted Obama Two-Term Presidency Five Years Ago
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For Immediate Release November 07, 2012 Contact Information Huffington Post Union of Bloggers Larry Gold 206-339-3652 Editor HuffingtonPostUnionofBloggers@generalmail.com (BPRW) Huffington Post Union of Bloggers: Book Predicted Obama Two-Term Presidency Five Years Ago – Author Daniel Bruno Is Ignored by Media Focused on Opinion Polls – (BLACK PR WIRE)–NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Written in early 2007, Why Obama Will Win in 2008 […]

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New Registry Allows Individuals to Participate in Research and Prevention to Find a Cure for Alzheimer’s
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For Immediate Release November 05, 2012 Contact Information Susan Karesky 480-543-2300 Susan.Karesky@bannerhealth.com Kate Enos 202-745-5071 kenos@gymr.com (BPRW) New Registry Allows Individuals to Participate in Research and Prevention to Find a Cure for Alzheimer’s -African Americans Twice as Likely to Be Diagnosed with the Disease- (BLACK PR WIRE) – PHOENIX (November 5, 2012) – With 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s […]

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New Registry Allows Individuals to Participate in Research and Prevention to Find a Cure for Alzheimer’s
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For Immediate Release November 05, 2012 Contact Information Susan Karesky 480-543-2300 Susan.Karesky@bannerhealth.com Kate Enos 202-745-5071 kenos@gymr.com (BPRW) New Registry Allows Individuals to Participate in Research and Prevention to Find a Cure for Alzheimer’s -African Americans Twice as Likely to Be Diagnosed with the Disease- (BLACK PR WIRE) – PHOENIX (November 5, 2012) – With 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s […]

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MillerCoors Will Award up to $150,000 to Small Business Owners as Application Deadline Approaches
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For Immediate Release October 15, 2012 Contact Information MillerCoors Karina Diehl 312-496-2973 karina.diehl@millercoors.com or Flowers Communications Group Danyele Davis 312-228-8809 ddavis@flowerscomm.com (BPRW) MillerCoors Will Award up to $150,000 to Small Business Owners as Application Deadline Approaches (BLACK PR WIRE) – CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The MillerCoors Urban Entrepreneur Series (MUES) business plan competition application deadline is quickly approaching. The competition is open to […]

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McDonald’s USA Adding Calorie Counts to Menu Boards, Publishes Nutrition Progress Report, Innovating With Recommended Food Groups
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          For Immediate Release September 12, 2012 Contact Information Beletra Atwaters, McDonald’s 630-623-2901 beletra.atwaters@us.mcd.com OR Toni Harrison, Burrell Communications charrison@burrell.com 312-890-9759 (BPRW) McDonald’s USA Adding Calorie Counts to Menu Boards, Publishes Nutrition Progress Report, Innovating With Recommended Food Groups – McDonald’s leadership takes further steps in journey toward helping customers, employees make informed nutrition choices – […]

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(BPRW) SanDisk Foundation Announces Its First Roster of “SanDisk Scholars” for 2012
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  For Immediate Release June 25, 2012 Contact Information SanDisk Corporation Mike Wong 408-801-1240 Mike.wong@sandisk.com (BPRW) SanDisk Foundation Announces Its First Roster of “SanDisk Scholars” for 2012 – The SanDisk Foundation Continues its Mission to Help Disadvantaged Students Achieve A College Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math Related Fields – (BLACK PR WIRE)–MILPITAS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a […]

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(BPRW) Savoy and Black Enterprise Recognize Aetna Execs
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      For Immediate Release May 01, 2012 Contact Information Aetna Scot Roskelley 312-928-3034 roskelleye@aetna.com (BPRW) Savoy and Black Enterprise Recognize Aetna Execs (BLACK PR WIRE) – HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced today that two of its senior executives were included in Savoy Magazine’s “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America” list. In addition, another Aetna senior […]

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(BPRW) More Than 67,000 Volunteers Spring into Action as Comcast and NBCUniversal Celebrate Their Commitment to Communities on 11th Comcast Cares Day
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      For Immediate Release April 17, 2012 Contact Information Comcast Corporation Neal Scarbrough O: 215-286-7524 M: 215-519-7068 Neal_Scarbrough@Comcast.com or John Demming O: 215-286-8011 M: 215-429-4744 John_Demming@Comcast.com (BPRW) More Than 67,000 Volunteers Spring into Action as Comcast and NBCUniversal Celebrate Their Commitment to Communities on 11th Comcast Cares Day Annual Day of Service Will Surpass 2.5 million Hours Volunteered […]

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Image Entertainment and One Village Entertainment proudly present All Things Fall Apart
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  PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CURTIS “50 CENT” JACKSON IN AN UNFORGETTABLE STORY ABOUT BEATING THE ODDS IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS ALL THINGS FALL APART Available on Blu-ray ™, DVD and Digital Download February 14,  2012 CHATSWORTH, CA– On February 14, Image Entertainment and One Village Entertainment proudly present All Things Fall Apart on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital Download.  […]

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Macys Celebrates Black History Month with Special Events Honoring the Legacy of Famed Artist Romare Bearden
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For Immediate Release January 30, 2012 Contact Information Macy’s Orlando Veras 646-429-7450 Orlando.Veras@macys.com (BPRW) Macy’s Celebrates Black History Month with Special Events Honoring the Legacy of Famed Artist Romare Bearden – In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Romare Bearden’s birth, select Macy’s stores nationwide will highlight some of the artist’s most important works via special exhibitions and events – […]

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IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS A CONTEMPORARY TALE OF HOPE, HUMOR AND TRIUMPH ROBERT TOWNSEND’S DIARY OF A SINGLE MOM
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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS A CONTEMPORARY TALE OF HOPE, HUMOR AND TRIUMPH ROBERT TOWNSEND’S DIARY OF A SINGLE MOM Urban Parable Provides Love and Life Lessons For The New Year; All-Star Cast Includes Leon, Richard Roundtree and Monica Calhoun Chatsworth, CA – Image Entertainment and One Village Entertainment proudly present a moving and very […]

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(BPRW) PBS Announces Programming Line-Up for 2012 Black History Month Commemoration
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For Immediate Release December 08, 2011 Contact Information PBS Michaé Godwin 703-739-8483 mmgodwin@pbs.org (BPRW) PBS Announces Programming Line-Up for 2012 Black History Month Commemoration – New specials include UNDERGROUND RAILROAD and, from INDEPENDENT LENS, “Daisy Bates: The First Lady of Little Rock,” “Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975” and “More Than a Month,” Schedule also features SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME and AMERICAN […]

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(BPRW) Three in Four African American Small Business Owners: Retirement Preparedness Crisis Looms

For Immediate Release December 13, 2011 Contact Information Nationwide Mike Switzer 614-249-4092 switzem1@nationwide.com (BPRW) Three in Four African American Small Business Owners: Retirement Preparedness Crisis Looms – New Nationwide Financial study shows African American small business owners more hopeful about 2012 and more likely to enhance employee benefits – (BLACK PR WIRE)–COLUMBUS, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new small business survey by Nationwide […]

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From Image Entertainment: A Film Worth Fighting Over… “He’s Mine, Not Yours”
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            FROM IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT: A FILM WORTH FIGHTING OVER… HE’S MINE, NOT YOURS Yours On DVD December 6 Yours On DVD December 6Chatsworth, CA – On December 6, Image Entertainment and One Village Entertainment present He’s Mine, Not Yours, a comedic look into relationships, commitment…and temptation.  Featuring an all-star ensemble cast starring members of the […]

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(BPRW) Michael Brownlee Joins NBC4 LA as Co-Anchor and Reporter
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      For Immediate Release November 03, 2011 Contact Information NBC4 Los Angeles Terri Rosales 818.840.3612 terri.hernandezrosales@nbcuni.com (BPRW) Michael Brownlee Joins NBC4 LA as Co-Anchor and Reporter (BLACK PR WIRE)–BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Michael Brownlee is joining NBC4 Los Angeles as Co-Anchor and General Assignment reporter, starting November 7. Brownlee will co-anchor the station’s new mid-day newscast alongside Lucy Noland and […]

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(BPRW) “Verses & Flow” is Ready to Air – Brought to You by TV One

For Immediate Release November 02, 2011 Contact Information for Lexus Karen Lewis 323-556-2811 karen.lewis@waltonisaacson.com (BPRW) “Verses & Flow” is Ready to Air – Brought to You by TV One (BLACK PR WIRE)–LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–“Verses & Flow” is finally here and ready to hit television screens nationwide with high levels of entertainment and luxury. The show is set to air on […]

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Retail 101 With Macy’s “The Workshop at Macy’s”, the retailer’s minority- and women-owned business development program, returns to identify and foster up-and-coming vendors
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For Immediate Release September 29, 2011 Contact Information Macy’s Orlando Veras 646-429-7450 Orlando.Veras@macys.com (BPRW) Retail 101 With Macy’s “The Workshop at Macy’s”, the retailer’s minority- and women-owned business development program, returns to identify and foster up-and-coming vendors – Applications are now being accepted for second Workshop at Macy’s – (BLACK PR WIRE)–NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After a highly successful inaugural edition this […]

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CLOTHING EXCHANGE BOUTIQUE POISED TO BE INGLEWOOD’S NEWEST ECOMONY LIFT

NEWS RELEASE LL’s Designer Consignment and Jewelry Boutique 1205 N. LaBrea Ave., Inglewood, CA. 90302 Phone (323) 839-3612 or (323) 270-6067 Email: AtLLsShop@gmail.com CLOTHING EXCHANGE BOUTIQUE POISED TO BE INGLEWOOD’S NEWEST ECOMONY LIFT Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of LL’s Designer Consignment and Jewelry Boutique Saturday October 1, 2011 Release 09.23.11 INGLEWOOD, CALIF. – Clothing exchanges are quickly becoming […]

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(BPRW) African-Americans Wield Considerable Consumer Power
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    For Immediate Release September 22, 2011 Contact Information Nielsen Rebecca Roussell 312-385-6507 Rebecca.Roussell@nielsen.com or For Nielsen Anthony Darby 214-741-2100, x224 Anthony@mstrategies.com (BPRW) African-Americans Wield Considerable Consumer Power (BLACK PR WIRE)–WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–African-Americans’ buying power is expected to reach $1.1 trillion by 2015, according to The State of the African-American Consumer Report, released today, collaboratively by Nielsen, a leading global […]

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(BPRW) MBDA Awards $4.3 Million in Grants to Advance the Growth of U.S. Minority Businesses
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    For Immediate Release September 14, 2011 Contact Information Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Raini Brunson Phone: 202-482-0760 Fax: 202-219-8809 Email: rbrunson@mbda.gov Website: http://www.mbda.gov (BPRW) MBDA Awards $4.3 Million in Grants to Advance the Growth of U.S. Minority Businesses – Funding will support new MBDA Business Centers in Boston, Minneapolis and Riverside, California – (BLACK PR WIRE) – WASHINGTON […]

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New Book Offers Unwritten Rules for Professional Success
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Media Contact:  Will DeGirolamo Padilla Speer Beardsley wdegirolamo@padillaspeer.com Tel: (212) 752-8338         New Book Offers Unwritten Rules for Professional Success Workplace Insights Help Accelerate Careers in Uncertain Economy Michael C. Hyter Waltham, MA / September 20, 2011 – Although technical skills are important in today’s workplace, professionals must also focus on relationship-building and organizational influence to increase […]

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(BPRW) NBC Owned Stations Launch Two New Programs Aimed at Attracting Diverse Journalists to News Roles

For Immediate Release September 19, 2011 Contact Information NBC Owned Television Stations Shawn Feddeman Cronin 212-413-5884 shawn.feddeman@nbcuni.com (BPRW) NBC Owned Stations Launch Two New Programs Aimed at Attracting Diverse Journalists to News Roles (BLACK PR WIRE) – NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NBC Owned Television Stations today announced the launch of two new development programs designed to attract aspiring young journalists from diverse […]

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Nephew Tommy, One of the Stars of the Steve Harvey Morning Show, Cranks it up on His First Ever Stand-Up Comedy Special
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“Just My Thoughts” DVD Set to Release on July 26 Chatsworth, CA, June 2, 2011- Nephew Tommy (aka Thomas Miles), one of the stars of the syndicated “Steve Harvey Morning Show” (7 million listeners daily), will release his debut stand-up comedy special “Just My Thoughts” on DVD and digital download July 26th. Produced by Melee Entertainment in association with Swirl […]

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Another Black Film, “35 & Ticking,” Rolls Into AMC Theatres Near You!
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PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Wyllisa Bennett, publicist wrb public relations wyllisa@aol.com 310.266.9704 cell For Immediate Release FOR SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASE, http://pitch.pe/144032 “35 & TICKING” COMING TO AN AMC THEATRE NEAR YOU Hilarious Film Offers a Realistic Slice of African American Life Russ Parr’s Romantic Comedy Stars Ensemble Cast With Nicole Ari Parker, Tamala Jones, Kevin Hart, Keith Robinson, Wendy Raquel Robinson, […]

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SPEED DATING: CEO TAKES BLENDED APPROACH TO IMPROVE INDUSTRY FORMULA FOR FINDING LOVE
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Shannon Mack, Founder & CEONovember  2010 Match in a Minute 888-262-9402 info@matchinaminute.com   SPEED DATING: CEO TAKES BLENDED APPROACH TO IMPROVE INDUSTRY FORMULA FOR FINDING LOVE   LOS ANGELES, CA–Match in a Minute, a Los Angeles based speed dating company for black singles, is changing the rules of the speed dating game. A small, yet, […]

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ACTOR AND COMEDIAN KEVIN HART TO HOST THIS YEAR’S BET AWARDS PREMIERING SUNDAY, JUNE 26 AT 8 P.M.*

ACTOR AND COMEDIAN KEVIN HART TO HOST THIS YEAR’S BET AWARDS PREMIERING SUNDAY, JUNE 26 AT 8 P.M.* Chris Brown Leads with 6 Nominations, Lil Wayne Receives 5 and Kanye West, Rihanna and Drake Tie With 4 a Piece ——— Cee Lo Green and Bruno Mars Go Head-to-head for Best Male R&B Artist Along with Chris Brown, Trey Songz and […]

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O” INTERNATIONAL is bringing Bourbon St back to the white sandy beaches of Cancun, Mexico to celebrate the 8 year Anniversary of The Largest Urban Event Held Outside of the United States. Already anticipated to be the largest Memorial Day Weekend gathering ever held in Cancun, the 2011 extravaganza will celebrate all that is positive in the young, trend setting, […]

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