W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s $700K grant will aid 1st phase of Digital Tele-Health Incubation Hub at Jackson State University

(JACKSON, Miss.) — A $700,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation will help Jackson State University’s College of Health Sciences launch the first phase of its Digital Tele-Health Hub (DTH) that will address historical health disparities among African Americans. The department’s CEPH-accredited School of Public said the coronavirus pandemic and its variants have raised the…

JSU’s social media platforms listed as top-ranked among Mississippi institutions

(JACKSON, Miss.) — A nationwide study released by Rival IQ recently revealed that Jackson State’s social media engagement is ranked highest among all other competing Higher Ed institutions in Mississippi. JSU is also the overall second highest ranked Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the country. “Jackson State University is honored to be recognized…

Walgreens Mobile Clinic Administers COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines at Historically Black College and University Events

Latest mobile clinic tour builds upon success reaching rural communities and medically underserved groups across the nation September 09, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The next stops for the Walgreens mobile clinic offering walk-up access to COVID-19 and flu immunizations are focused on events tied to some of the nation’s historically Black…

Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations will be available Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Jackson State University

(JACKSON, Miss.) — COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to students, faculty, staff and community members from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14,at “One University Place, Suite 6, 1100 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217. The Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center will provide Moderna and Pfizer vaccinations. Insurance is not needed, and vaccines are provided at no cost by…

Multi-Award Winning R&B Hummingbird Chante’ Moore Live in Concert Powered by TavGo Entertainment

Opening Performances by Eric Shaun, Mapy, and RM8 Houston, TX, September 03, 2021 –(PR.com)– TavGo Entertainment (TGE) proudly presents Chanté Moore live in concert Saturday, September 11 at Rockefeller’s, 3620 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX, 77007. Founder of TGE Tavares Goode says, “The stunningly beautiful award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer Chanté Moore, has a history of giving…

ESSENCE Celebrates Global Black Fashion With Its Annual ESSENCE Fashion House During New York Fashion Week

Happening Thursday, September 9th, the Experience Will Highlight Cutting-Edge Global Black Creatives and Feature Fashion Runway Collections, Exclusive Designer Showcases, Industry Conversations and Much More! September 03, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ESSENCE, the leading and only 100% Black-owned media, technology and commerce company at scale dedicated to Black women and communities,…

Jackson State University will offer Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations Tuesday, Sept. 7

(JACKSON, Miss.) — COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to students, faculty, staff and community members from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7,at “One University Place, Suite 6, 1100 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217. The Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center will provide Moderna and Pfizer vaccinations. Insurance is not needed, and vaccines are provided at no cost by…

Casual clothing brand Dockers ‘Recognizes’ Jackson State University band director Little in inspirational storytelling series

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Dr. Roderick Little, director of bands at Jackson State University, is currently featured in the Dockers brand storytelling series “Recognize.” Launched in honor of Black History Month, and extending beyond, Recognize is “about celebrating inspiring community members, contributors and influencers making a difference with their distinct perspectives, style and commitment to finding…

Grammy-award Winning Artist Lecrae Partners With Experian North America to Talk About the Basics of Financial Health

The “Protect The Bag” Web-Series Will Take You From FOMO to Legacy Building August 31, 2021 09:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Lecrae, has partnered with Experian North America, a leading information services company, to present, “Protect The Bag,” a six-part web series, that provides viewers with a blueprint for building a financial legacy….

Jackson State University will offer Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations Tuesday, Aug. 31

(JACKSON, Miss.) — COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to students, faculty, staff and community members from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31,at “One University Place, Suite 6, 1100 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217. The Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center will provide Moderna and Pfizer vaccinations. Insurance is not needed, and vaccines are provided at no cost by…

Justice will be Relative this September as New Syndicated Court Show Premieres

Wrigley Media Group Produces First Syndicated Television Show from Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Get ready court TV fans, a new daytime show is set to premiere on Monday, September 13th that focuses on inter-family legal disputes. Relative Justice (check local listings) is a syndicated, arbitration-based, unscripted, court show that pulls back…

City of Hope’s 16th Annual Songs of Hope Will Partner With RWQuarantunes for Virtual Celebration Event Presented by Facebook on Sept. 30

Legendary producer and songwriter Jimmy Jam, along with RWQuarantunes’ Richard and Demi Weitz, will host the special event, featuring Clive Davis, Smokey Robinson and many more surprise guests August 30, 2021 03:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time DUARTE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, City of Hope, a world-renowned research and treatment center for cancer and diabetes, through its Music,…

Jackson State University will be closed Monday, Aug. 30, due to Hurricane Ida Precautions

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Due to the impending inclement weather from Hurricane Ida, Jackson State University campuses will be closed on Monday, Aug. 30. All classes and campus activities are canceled. Only essential employees should report to campus.  Non-essential employees who are able to telework are encouraged to do so. Administrative leave will be granted to any employee unable…

LEGENDARY RAPPER B-REAL OF THE ICONIC RAP GROUP CYPRESS HILL & GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING PRODUCER SCOTT STORCH TEAM UP TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM “TELL YOU SOMETHIN’”FEATURES RICK ROSS, BERNER, TY DOLLA $IGN, TSU SURF,KRAYZIE BONE, DJ PAUL, & FREEWAY RELEASES NEW SINGLE & VIDEO FOR “NUMBER 9”

(August 27, 2021) Legendary rapper B-Real, one of the lead rappers of multi-platinum West Coast Cypress Hill fame, has teamed up with GRAMMY-winning producer Scott Storch for the release of Tell You Somethin’ out today via eOne. The 10-song project features artists Rick Ross, Ty Dolla $ign, Berner, TSU Surf, Krazie Bone, DJ Paul, and…

MULTI-GRAMMY NOMINATED SINGER-SONGWRITER-PRODUCER STOKLEY OFFICIALLY SET TO RELEASE HIS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SOPHOMORE ALBUM “SANKOFA”ON SEPTEMBER 17

FEATURES H.E.R., SNOOP DOGG, WALE, THE BONFYRE, KIDI, SHAKESPEARE! & MAHMOUD EL-KATI NEW SINGLE & VIDEO FOR “WOMAN” OUT NOW! CLICK HERE PRE-ORDER “SANKOFA” TODAY! (August 25, 2021) Multi-Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter-producer Stokley is ready to take fans on a ride with the release of his highly anticipated sophomore album SANKOFA officially releasing on September 17 via…

R&B STAR SEVYN STREETER RELEASES SULTRY NEW SINGLE “NASTY GIRL” FEAT. BIA

LISTEN HERE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM DRUNKEN WORDZ SOBER THOUGHTZ ARRIVING SEPTEMBER 17NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER/PRE-SAVE [LOS ANGELES, CA – August 27, 2021] – Today, renowned singer/songwriter Sevyn Streeter drops her latest sensual single “Nasty Girl” feat. BIA via TStreetz Corp/Groundwērk/eOne. Produced by T Street & Charlie Heat, the track finds Sevyn and BIA channeling…

Photo of Inaugural Smithsonian “Our Shared Future: Reckoning with Our Racial Post” Forum Available on Business Wire’s Website and the Associated Press Photo Network

August 26, 2021 04:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Thursday, August 26, 2021, the Smithsonian is hosting its first “Our Shared Future: Reckoning With Our Racial Past” forum in Los Angeles, kicking off a national initiative addressing race in America. The free virtual forum is focused on income and health care inequality and includes…