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September 22, 2017

Diversity & Society: African American

Filmmaker Skinner Myers’ New Film, “Frank Embree” Wins Grand Jury Award at at the 13th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival

Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 2017 –(PR.com)– The 100-year-old story of the lynching of Frank Embree is brought to life by up and coming filmmaker Skinner Myers in an award winning short film. "Frank Embree" is screening at the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, CA September 22-28 at 12:30PM as part of ShortsTV's "Shorts From Around

National Bar Association Statement on Acquittal of Former St. Louis Police Officer for Murder of Anthony Lamar Smith

Washington, DC, September 18, 2017 –(PR.com)– Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley has been acquitted of first-degree murder in the shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith by St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson. National Bar Association (NBA) President Juan R. Thomas, issued the following statement in response: “We are saddened and appalled that yet another

National Bar Association Denounces DACA Reversal; Calls on Congress to Fill Trump’s Intellectual and Ethical Void

Washington, DC, September 06, 2017 –(PR.com)– Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which now provides protections for over 800,000 unauthorized immigrant children living in the United States. “Attorney General Sessions presented a cunning political appeal to an anti-immigrant agenda, and provided yet

Major General Harry W. Brooks Jr., Dies at Age 89 Indiana’s First African-American General and Sixth in the Nation

Indianapolis, IN, August 31, 2017 –(PR.com)– Gen. Harry W. Brooks Jr., USA Ret, the first African-American general from the State of Indiana, and only the sixth African-American general in U.S. history, died August 27. He was 89. General Brooks will be remembered by family, friends, military and retired military members at Witherspoon Presbyterian Church (5136

National Bar Association President Issues Statement on President Trump’s Pardon of Former Sheriff Joseph Arpaio

Washington, DC, August 27, 2017 –(PR.com)– National Bar Association President Juan Thomas issued the following statement: “President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joseph Arpaio, one of the most blatant bigots of this era, marks a dark day in the history of our nation. Arpaio, a paragon of hatred, has for decades initiated

Rick Bowers Interview Availability

Washington, DC, August 23, 2017 –(PR.com)– Rick Bowers is available for an interview on the origins of white supremacism and it’s recent step back into the spotlight. Rick is an award-winning author, journalist, screen writer and public speaker specializing in the quest for equal justice and the scourge of white supremacy. Bowers has authored two

New Music from Donnell Isaac

Greensboro, NC, August 18, 2017 –(PR.com)– Soul singer Donnell Isaac, who shot to fame with the hit single Shelter from the Storm, is set to amaze and inspire everyone with yet another heartwarming single called "Loving You," to be released on August 18, 2017. One of the rising stars in the soul music industry, Donnell

National Bar Association (NBA) Alarmed by the Sheer Depravity of the Actions of White Supremacists

Washington, DC, August 14, 2017 –(PR.com)– As the nation's oldest and largest association of African American lawyers, judges and legal professionals, the members of the National Bar Association (NBA) are alarmed by the sheer depravity of the actions of white supremacists at the rally in Charlottesville on Saturday. The injuries and loss of life are

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