African American This category contains the latest news of special relevance to the African American community, including cultural and historical events, awards, scholarships and educational initiatives along with announcements of African American entertainment network events and premieres. Find releases regarding interviews with Black artists, athletes, and business and community leaders. Read reports based on studies about diversity in the workplace, multicultural achievement and issues in education. Also included are results of studies and research devoted to minority health concerns.

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Jan 15, 2019, 16:15 ET Robert Half Selected For Forbes' 2019 List Of America's Best Employers For Diversity

Staffing firm Robert Half (NYSE: RHI) announced today that it was selected as one of Forbes' Best Employers for Diversity 2019. The 500 companies on...


Jan 15, 2019, 07:00 ET 1st Afro Urban Festival - Traces and Presence

Celebrations between Afro Urban artists and montrealers of all origines. Friday 25 until Sunday 27, January 2019 at Centre des Arts de la Maison...


Nov 21, 2018, 12:18 ET Hong Shing and Emile Wickham Resolve Racial Discrimination Incident

Hong Shing's new owner ensures profiling will never again occur TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - After heartfelt and frank discussions, Emile Wickham...


Nov 09, 2018, 09:00 ET Young Living Executive Honored at IMPACT Magazine's 2018 Women of IMPACT Honorary Black Tie Affair

Lauren Walker, Chief Supply Chain Officer at Young Living Essential Oils—the world leader in essential oils—was named Guest of Honor at IMPACT...


Oct 23, 2018, 03:04 ET Groundbreaking Partnership to Forge a Blockchain Powerhouse, Fund and Empower Millions of Entrepreneurs in Africa

A consortium of international bankers, Papersoft Africa, and Digital Transformation company iVEDiX have teamed up to launch a transformative...


Oct 16, 2018, 14:15 ET Great Huts Presents the 8th Annual Cinema Paradise Portie Film Festival

Port Antonio Festival Brings a Taste of Hollywood to Jamaica from November 1st – 4th, 2018 PORT ANTONIO, Jamaica, Oct. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - The 8th...


Oct 15, 2018, 06:00 ET RBC launches 10th Annual Black History Month Student Essay Competition

30 scholarships up for grabs for grade 12 students across Canada TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - As part of the celebrations for next February's Black ...


Oct 12, 2018, 06:55 ET Golden Star Supports the Return of Giants of Africa to Ghana

TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE American: GSS; TSX: GSC; GSE: GSR) ("Golden Star" or the "Company") is pleased to...


Sep 25, 2018, 10:37 ET New Initiative Announced to Support the Mental Health of Black Canadians

Funding for culturally relevant mental health programs for Black Canadian communities OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Standing up for diversity – a...


Aug 23, 2018, 09:07 ET The CRRF Joins the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) joins all Canadians in commemorating the International Day for the...