Category Archives: YOUR-News

  • Nations Most Influential Black Church Leaders Assemble For Climate Change Imperative

    Mar 19, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ 1 Comment


    *Oakland – Some of the most influential African American church leaders in the country are joining forces with the U.S. Green Building Council and Green For All to launch Green The Church, an effort to reach 1,000 black churches and address the disproportionate impacts of climate change and pollution on communities of color. Watch the […]

  • Maxwell, R. Kelly, Erykah Badu, Toni Braxton & More at Jazz in the Gardens

    Mar 14, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *The 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) music festival  takes place Mar. 20 – 22, 2015, in Miami Gardens, FL.  It is one of the most anticipated music festivals in the country. Visit http://www.jazzinthegardens.com. The two-day lineup of world class artists represents a dynamic mix of musical genres including Jazz, R&B, Neo-soul and World Beat sounds. The […]

  • Bruce Haneef Welch’s ‘They Made Me an Addict’ Offers Raw View of Street Life

    Feb 27, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ 1 Comment


    *Neward, NJ  —Acclaimed author and motivational speaker Bruce Haneef Welch is on a mission to divert urban youth and young adults from the lures of the street life by way of his riveting novel, “They Made Me an Addict: An American Tale.” The book, based on his own life, is a literary masterpiece that provides […]

  • 2015 Bill Gates Scholarship Program To Give $20K Scholarships To Minority Students

    Feb 20, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ 1 Comment


    *The Gates Millennium Scholars Program (also known as the Bill Gates Scholarship) awards scholarships each year to African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American students. The program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to […]

  • Bronx Students Inspired Verizon’s Black History Month Ad Campaign (Watch)

    Feb 4, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *To celebrate Black History Month this February, Verizon is shining a spotlight on a group of Bronx Academy Middle School students who had the odds stacked against them. A national app challenge provided the students with the impetus to realize their passion and potential for greatness. Today, these students are featured in Verizon’s newest advertising […]

  • Actor/Activist Jesse Williams Takes Home Drum Major for Justice Award

    Jan 27, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment


    *During the recent King Week in Los Angeles, the SCLC-SC Legacy Awards Gala honored six individuals who continue to do work inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The award recipients were Jesse Williams (Actor, Activist) who took home the Drum Major for Justice Award, Peggy Dammond Preacely (Member of SNCC, a Freedom Rider and MHP-retired), Helen and […]