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Black AIDS Institute’s 20th Gala Honored Karamo and Tarell Alvin McCraney Raises 300K
February 21, 2020
The Black AIDS Institute (BAI) hosted its 20th Annual Heroes in the Struggle Gala on Saturday February 8th, 2020 at the California African American Museum. Actor and activist, Jay Ellis welcomed the audience along with Senator Holly Mitchell. ... read more / view gallery »
ADOS Town Hall calls for multi-trillion-dollar reparations program and a new agenda for Black America
August 23, 2019
After decades of relentless political indifference, reparations for slavery have finally arrived at the forefront of national American politics. Practically every 2020 Democratic presidential candidate has embraced the concept to some degree. Many of them attended Al Sharpton’s National Action Network convention in April and promised to sign H.R. 40 if elected president. However, many Black Americans remain concerned as to how substantial the candidates’ plans for reparations truly are. Are candidates making reparations a real priority, or has the term merely become the latest buzzword, guaranteed to garner applause on a debate stage? ... read more »
Vanessa Williams Celebrates Daughter Jillian Hervey’s 30th Birthday
June 27, 2019
Last weekend, singer and actress Vanessa Williams threw a birthday party for her daughter Jillian Hervey, the lead singer of the R&B duo Lion Babe who turned 30 on June 19. ... read more »
The 2nd Annual Griot Oscar Night Gala Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion Makes its Footprint in Hollywood
March 7, 2019
The 2nd Annual Griot Oscar Night Gala celebrating Diversity & Inclusion held at the District by Hannah An. Glitz, glamour and stars were the scene as more than six hundred invited guests convened to celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of some of today’s top entertainers, influencers and industry greats who represent in support of diversity and inclusion.  ... read more »
Fourth Annual Truth Awards Says Next Year’s Ceremony Will Take Place In Wakanda (GALLERY)
March 1, 2018
The Annual Awards Honors and Recognize African Americans in the LGBTQ Community and Their Allies. ... read more / view gallery »
Heroes in the Struggle: Taraji P. Henson, Gina Brown, Laverne Cox, Alfre Woodard and more Honored in Fight Against HIV/AIDS
September 28, 2017
Gina Brown was pregnant with her daughter when she received the news that she was HIV positive on April Fool’s Day in 1994. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (July 20th – July 26th)
July 20, 2017
The New Orleans Tribune was the first daily Black newspaper to be published in English and French. Paul Trevigne Sr. was the associate editor. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week in Black History (July 22)
July 23, 2015
A week by week lesson on Black History. ... read more »
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