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November 18, 2017

Diversity & Society: Human & Civil Rights

The Afrikaner Society is Seeking Legal Counsel Against the Government of South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa, November 09, 2017 –(PR.com)– Hannes Louw – Co-President of The Afrikaner Society alleges the following regarding the ongoing violence in South Africa: “In the wake of the ongoing horror attacks against the minority in South Africa, the Afrikaner Society hereby asks all affected Afrikaners, especially those who have suffered as a

Bhai Sahiba Bibiji Inderjit Kaur Khalsa Awarded Sikhs in Education at the Sikh Awards 2017 in Toronto

Espanola, NM, October 30, 2017 –(PR.com)– Bhai Sahiba Bibiji Inderjit Kaur Khalsa, PhD, was honored with the Sikhs In Education Award at the eighth annual Sikh Awards 2017. The Sikh Awards recognizes the pivotal contributions made by the Sikh community across a variety of fields, from business, charity, education, entertainment, professional services, selfless service and

Fattitude, a Highly Anticipated Film About Weight Bias Announces NY Premiere

Brooklyn, NY, October 25, 2017 –(PR.com)– Fattitude, a feature-length documentary that exposes how popular culture fosters fat prejudice and then offers an alternative way of thinking, announces its documentary premiere in Brooklyn, NY. The premiere, sponsored by and benefiting The Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA), will take place on Thursday, November 02, 2017 at 7:30

National Bar Association and Minority In-House Counsel Association Announce Strategic Partnership to Increase Diversity in Corporate In-House and Outside Counsel

Washington, DC, October 25, 2017 –(PR.com)– The National Bar Association (NBA) and Minority In-House Counsel Association (MIHCA) announce a strategic partnership with a primary objective to increase diversity in corporations broadly, by expanding business development and in-house counsel opportunities for lawyers of color. The two organizations will work collaboratively to raise awareness of the historic

Helping Bags Celebrates Three Years of Service

Los Angeles, CA, September 07, 2017 –(PR.com)– Helping Bags is proud to celebrate its third year of helping the homeless community. Founded the Summer of 2014 by Evan Pickens, Helping Bags had a simple mission to give back directly to people in need. Since then Helping Bags have been handed out the last weekend of

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

Institute for Healing of Memories – North America Receives Grant Award from Disabled Veterans National Foundation

New York, NY, September 06, 2017 –(PR.com)– The Institute for Healing of Memories – North America is honored to announce it has received a Capacity Building grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) for $25,000, which will support Veteran Healing of Memories Workshops in Chattanooga, TN and Los Angeles, CA. Gloria Hage, Executive Director

National Bar Association Organizing Members to Support Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts Legal Experts Offer Guidance in the Face of Devastation

Washington, DC, September 03, 2017 –(PR.com)– The National Bar Association (NBA) stands with Texas, Louisiana, and all other communities impacted by the devastating impacts of Hurricane Harvey. As communities begin the arduous task of recovery and rebuilding, NBA members are organizing to offer specialized services and support, along with other state and local bar associations.

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

World’s First Public Recognition Company is Open for Business

Toronto, Canada, August 31, 2017 –(PR.com)– Planet’s Choice, a startup 18 years in the making has created the world’s first greeting card that allows anyone over the age of 18 to publicly praise & celebrate everyone or anything that positively adds to the experience of their life. Public Nominations Planet’s Choice offers online & physical

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