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LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, leading live streaming, social selling online network talkshoplive® announced their month-long partnership with The King Center in honor of Black History Month.  The site’s built-in “donate” button, which appears on EVERY checkout site-wide, will direct all funds raised to The King Center’s “BE LOVE” campaign, a growing movement of courageous acts to achieve […]

DALLAS, Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jakes Divinity School and Urban Renewal Center of Norfolk are hosting a virtual event titled “Lead Like King” on Monday, Jan. 18.  The event will include entertainment and remarks from Andrew Young, a civil rights leader and former top aide to King, and Bishop T.D. Jakes.  The event, […]

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, TIME’s Emmy-award winning division TIME Studios launches its groundbreaking immersive project, The March, which brings the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech to virtual reality for the first time. Co-created by TIME’s Emmy-winning Mia Tramz and industry-leading immersive storyteller Alton Glass, with executive producer and narrator […]

ATLANTA, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bounce will world premiere an original new one-hour special, Bounce Celebrates Black History, paired with a number of popular movies inspired by contributions of African Americans, in honor of Black History Month this month. Queen Latifah, Common and Harry Belafonte headline Bounce Celebrates Black History as they present a collection of stories depicting the strength and courage of […]

DETROIT, Jan. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Rainbow PUSH founder and legendary civil rights leader, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., will host MLK national holiday at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 20, 2020 at historic Fox Theater in Detroit. The prestigious Let Freedom Ring Awards will be bestowed on four remarkable individuals whose work has promoted and protected freedom, opportunity, fairness and dignity, thus furthering the legacy […]

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In honor of the life and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Toyota Financial Services and Toyota Motor North America are continuing their support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and their communities, by providing a total contribution of $60,000 to five HBCUs as well as the […]

(Black PR Wire) ATLANTA- Dr. Bernice A. King, CEO of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center) has announced plans that The Center will lead the nation and the world in the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of her father’s assassination. Dr. King stated, “This year we will commemorate the […]

Celebrated recording artist, Earnest Pugh, will perform during The King Center’s 50th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service on Monday, January 15, 2018 in the Horizon Sanctuary at The Ebenezer Baptist Church, 450 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30312. Pugh, who is known for Billboard Magazine No. 1 gospel radio hits such as […]

MINNEAPOLIS (PRWEB) DECEMBER 12, 2017 — David Oyelowo, award-winning actor known for his critically acclaimed role in “Selma,” will serve as keynote speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday breakfast on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the newly renovated Minneapolis Armory at 7:00 a.m. CST. Organized in partnership by General Mills and UNCF (United […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 21, 2017 — Three-time Grammy nominated artist B.SLADE (Anthony Williams, II) wins Emmy Award for his participation in the 34th Annual Black Music and the Civil Rights Movement Concert. Curated by Curtis King through partnership with CBS11 KTXA, the 34th Annual Black Music and the Civil Rights Movement Concert dramatized and reflected […]

TV One congratulates its 6 nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards, announced today by NAACP. When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story received two nominations in the categories of “Outstanding Television Movie, Limited – Series or Dramatic Special” and “Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Special.” Both News One Now and Unsung are nominated in the category of “Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special)”.  TV […]

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) November 19, 2017 — Tavis Smiley, in partnership with Mills Entertainment, the leading producer of alternative and branded live entertainment, announce the initial dates for the nationwide tour of DEATH OF A KING: A LIVE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE. This multi-media stage presentation of Smiley’s best-selling book, Death of A King: The Real Story […]