Akufo-Addo Declares 2019 As ‘Year Of Return For Diasporans’ From Harlem To Hollywood

President Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has officially proclaimed 2019 as the year all diasporan descendants of Africans who were captured and transported into the Americas as slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries return to Ghana. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Talks Congressional Staff Diversity (Spanish)

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement to address the need for more diversity and inclusion on congressional staff following a report released this week by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. Continue Reading →

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Washington DC: TV One & The National Urban League Present ‘State of Black America’ Town Hall Coming

TV One and the National Urban League (NUL) discussed the present and future conditions facing black America on Tuesday evening at a Town Hall held at The Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. Continue Reading →

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Washington DC: Black Benefactors Dinner Series With Reggie Van Lee

Join Black Benefactors (BB) giving circle as we kick off our 2018 Dinner Series with Reggie Van Lee, philanthropist, arts advocate and retired Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton. Continue Reading →

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Washington DC: Civil Rights Groups Call For Congressional Action On Fatal Police Shootings

The American Civil Liberties Union, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. (LDF), called on Congress today to take action in response to the national crisis of fatal police shootings. Continue Reading →

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Washington DC: Black Benefactors Honors An Icon, Peggy Cooper Cafritz

The Black Benefactors are saddened by the passing of Peggy Cooper Cafritz, a visionary in the arts, education and philanthropy, and co-founder of the storied Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Continue Reading →

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