Celebrated for ‘BuildingUnity,’ Harvard Law Review and Motown presidents to receive African Diaspora Awards

Celebrating excellence while acknowledging the international impact of those from the African Diaspora, Applause Africa Communications will host its highly anticipated African Diaspora Awards, at the French Institute and the Alliance Française de New York, this weekend. “Many of us have accomplished a lot individually in our respective host states,” said Debo Folorunsho, Founder and CEO of Applause Africa and African Diaspora Awards (ADAs). … Continue reading Celebrated for ‘BuildingUnity,’ Harvard Law Review and Motown presidents to receive African Diaspora Awards

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African & American Leaders of The 4th Industrial Revolution: Mariéme Jamme

Global Leadership: African & American Leaders of The 4th Industrial Revolution Led by Euvin Naidoo, Head of Financial Institutions - Africa at Thomson Reuters, Mariéme Jamme was one of an esteemed group of panelists and industry leaders that participated in A Discussion on the Investment Landscape in Africa last week in association with the United States Chamber of … Continue reading African & American Leaders of The 4th Industrial Revolution: Mariéme Jamme

Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost

For more than a decade, Kamau Murray has committed himself to using the sport of tennis to empower, educate and inspire young people of Chicago. On Sunday, Murray joined a list of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) alum — including Dr. Robert Walter “Whirlwind” Johnson and John Wilkerson — that have gone on to become professional tennis coaches, … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost

Ford Foundation awards NABJ grant ahead of its 42nd Annual Convention and Career Fair

Days before kicking off its 42nd Annual Convention and Career Fair in New Orleans, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced the Ford Foundation has granted $150,000 to the largest organization of journalists of color in the nation. “Once again the Ford Foundation has provided significant support to NABJ,” said Sarah Glover, NABJ president. The Ford Foundation funds will … Continue reading Ford Foundation awards NABJ grant ahead of its 42nd Annual Convention and Career Fair

JCamp concludes as Asian American Journalists convene in Philadelphia

High students from across the country gathered in Philadelphia this week to receive hands-on training in writing, reporting, photography, broadcast and online media from professional journalists. For the 17th year, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) hosted its signature student program, JCamp, for 42 freshmen, sophomores and juniors from across the country. “This is a critical … Continue reading JCamp concludes as Asian American Journalists convene in Philadelphia

Philadelphia area Black journalists influence shifting media landscape

Black journalists in the Greater Philadelphia region have been active this week, showcasing their influence on the ever-shifting local and national media landscapes. “Success is not owned, it is leased,” said Ric Harris, president and general manager at Philadelphia’s NBC10 and Telemundo62. “The rent is due every day,” he affirmed. Read the entire article here.