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Chromatic Black Launches National “Keep Black Love Alive” Campaign with a Pop-Up Celebration at Washington Park with Morehouse and Spelman College Alumni

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 10:00pm

Chromatic Black launches Keep Black Love Alive - a national storytelling and story-catching campaign aimed at addressing the consequences of truth decay.

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  • Chromatic Black launches Keep Black Love Alive - a national storytelling and story-catching campaign aimed at addressing the consequences of truth decay.
  • Campaign partners include Public Health Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, Partners for Southern Equity, CEO Swag and RISE.
  • Against the backdrop of cancelled Morehouse and Spelman College homecoming activities due to the surge in coronavirus infections, the Keep Black Love Alive campaign kicks off tomorrow, Saturday, October 16, from 9 AM to 6 PM ET at Washington Park in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • The Washington Park pop-up clinic kicks off Chromatic Blacks Keep Black Love Alive campaign.

86% of Americans Say Global Hunger Remains a Serious Problem According to Action Against Hunger Poll for World Food Day

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 9:27pm

"The vast majority of Americans recognize that global hunger is a serious problem, and that the climate crisis is a hunger crisis. Now, our leaders must step up to act on our concern," said Dr. Charles Owubah, CEO, Action Against Hunger. "Around the world, 811 million people go to bed hungry every night -- and in too many parts of the world, hunger can be deadly. We must make every day World Food Day until we achieve our mission of ending hunger for everyone, for good."

Key Points: 
  • "The vast majority of Americans recognize that global hunger is a serious problem, and that the climate crisis is a hunger crisis.
  • Now, our leaders must step up to act on our concern," said Dr. Charles Owubah, CEO, Action Against Hunger.
  • We must make every day World Food Day until we achieve our mission of ending hunger for everyone, for good."
  • Boomers are most likely to say that global hunger remains a serious problem.

Chinese Food & Soul Food Cook-Off, a Black and Asian Community Event

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 6:55pm

Health and Healing event with Chinese and Black communities in San Franciscos Bayview, featuring sustainable farming, entertainment and healthy eating

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  • Health and Healing event with Chinese and Black communities in San Franciscos Bayview, featuring sustainable farming, entertainment and healthy eating
    Florence Fang Community Farm is San Franciscos largest community farm and 1st farm to be USDA certified.
  • FFCF brings together Asian, Black and Latino farmers as well as seniors, adults and young children from San Franciscos public schools.
  • FFCF builds strong community, sustainable farming and healthy living in San Franciscos most diverse and most underserved neighborhood.
  • View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211015005584/en/

The Association of Black Cardiologists Honors Distinguished Advocates for Health Equity and Celebrates a Year of Innovation & Resilience in the Field of Cardiology

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 6:37pm

The "Health Equity in Motion" themed event will celebrate an incredible year of innovation and resiliency amongst ABC's members and the communities they serve.

Key Points: 
  • The "Health Equity in Motion" themed event will celebrate an incredible year of innovation and resiliency amongst ABC's members and the communities they serve.
  • "Health equity in motion not only describes the work of the Association of Black Cardiologists', but it also defines the core of ABC's organizational DNA," said CEO of ABC, Cassandra McCullough, MBA.
  • This night of recognition pays tribute to those who have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of health equity in medicine, research, public service, leadership, and volunteerism.
  • As ABC's premier fundraising event, this celebration benefits ABC's ongoing clinical research, advocacy, education, community outreach, and heart disease prevention awareness.

Highland Dallas Foundation Awards $2.4 Million to Local Nonprofits Addressing Current and Future Needs in the Dallas Community

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 12:40am

We thank the Highland Dallas Foundation for its ongoing commitment to our community."

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  • We thank the Highland Dallas Foundation for its ongoing commitment to our community."
  • This is the second $1 million grant issued by the Highland Dallas Foundation to The Family Place since 2015.
  • The Highland Dallas Foundation is a supporting organization of The Dallas Foundation, the first community foundation in Texas.
  • In 2020, The Dallas Foundation, in partnership with our more than 400 fundholders, invested over $60 million into the community.

Holiday Shopping Starts Now With Lenovo’s Black Friday Sneak Peek Sale

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:12pm

Lenovo is kicking off the holiday shopping season with a Black Friday Sneak Peek Sale , where consumers can receive discounts ahead of the highly anticipated Black Friday Sale.

Key Points: 
  • Lenovo is kicking off the holiday shopping season with a Black Friday Sneak Peek Sale , where consumers can receive discounts ahead of the highly anticipated Black Friday Sale.
  • This sale runs from October 18 to November 1 and includes significant discounts on laptops, desktops, tablets, monitors, electronics and accessories.
  • The sale culminates on November 1 with a sneak peek offer of a Black Friday Sale doorbuster deal, with limited quantities of the Lenovo Legion 5i Pro Gen 6 (16) gaming laptop available at only $2,089.99.
  • The Black Friday Sneak Peek Sale was designed with these shoppers in mind.

Holiday Shopping Starts Now with Lenovo’s Black Friday Sneak Peek Sale

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:01pm

Lenovo is kicking off the holiday shopping season with a Black Friday Sneak Peek Sale , where consumers can receive discounts ahead of the highly anticipated Black Friday Sale.

Key Points: 
  • Lenovo is kicking off the holiday shopping season with a Black Friday Sneak Peek Sale , where consumers can receive discounts ahead of the highly anticipated Black Friday Sale.
  • The sale culminates on November 1 with a sneak peek offer of a Black Friday Sale doorbuster deal, with limited quantities of the Lenovo Legion 5i Pro Gen 6 (16) gaming laptop available at only $1,599.99.
  • The Black Friday Sneak Peek Sale was designed with these shoppers in mind.
  • For more details on all the great offers included in this years Black Friday Sneak Peek, visit https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/d/deals/doorbusters/?cid=us:seo:41h72l
    *Offers good while supplies last.

Beautiful Brown Girls™ Launches Crowdfunding Drive to Support Community Among Black Women

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 5:00pm

MIAMI, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Beautiful Brown Girls (BBG) announces the launch of its crowdfunding drive to fund the development of a branded iOS App and raise seed money to keep their service offerings affordable for Black women.

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  • MIAMI, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Beautiful Brown Girls (BBG) announces the launch of its crowdfunding drive to fund the development of a branded iOS App and raise seed money to keep their service offerings affordable for Black women.
  • Caress Dreams to Reality Fund powered by iFundWomen recently became the first to donate to Beautiful Brown Girls (BBG) during the crowdfunding campaign's inaugural week.
  • Founded in 2010 originally as a monthly brunch event by Christina Duren the Beautiful Brown Girls has blossomed into so much more than a brunch club.
  • "Since the launch of the Beautiful Brown Girls inMarch of 2010, we have reached over 100,000 women of color through one-on-one virtual outreach, small group engagement, community events, and last but not least brunch events" says Duren, founder of Beautiful Brown Girls.

Holiday Has Arrived! Best Buy Announces Earlier Black Friday and Guarantees Black Friday Prices

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:30pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211014005640/en/
    Best Buy kicks-off holiday season with earlier Black Friday and Black Friday prices guaranteed.
  • If it does, well automatically refund our My Best Buy and Best Buy Totaltech members the difference.1 No need to email or show us your receipt, just money back in your pocket.
  • At Best Buy, Black Friday starts a week early, on Friday, Nov. 19.
  • Best Buy reserves the right to send a gift card or e-gift card as a method of reimbursement for the difference.

CAIS Collaborates With the Milken Institute to Deliver Educational Content to the Wealth Management Industry

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:23pm

The best minds in wealth management will address the most urgent challenges the industry faces and the most exciting opportunities to drive the wealth management community forward through education, innovation, and transparency.

Key Points: 
  • The best minds in wealth management will address the most urgent challenges the industry faces and the most exciting opportunities to drive the wealth management community forward through education, innovation, and transparency.
  • We are excited that the Milken Institute continues to focus attention on the wealth management community, which we believe validates the critical role the industry plays in the worlds economic, social, and political environment, said Matt Brown, Founder and CEO of CAIS.
  • CAIS will livestream select panels from the Global Milken Conference through its CAIS IQ Center.
  • As part of this collaboration to focus on the wealth management industry, select leaders within the financial advisor and independent wealth management community will be invited by CAIS to receive complimentary passes to attend the Milken Institute Global Conference.