Verizon Wireless Honors African-American Achievements With an Online Multimedia Series

BASKING RIDGE – Verizon Wireless will spotlight seven influential African-American leaders in a unique online program, “Celebrating Your Story: Powering Your Network” throughout the month of February.  The multimedia initiative launches today and includes a series of candid video vignettes featuring Pastor Marvin Sapp, Dr. Steve Perry, DJ Beverly Bond, The Three Doctors, actor Laz […]

By The Numbers: A Statistical Look at Blacks In America

WASHINGTON – To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celebration occurred on Feb. 12, 1926. For many years, the second week of February was set aside for this celebration to coincide with the birthdays of abolitionist/editor […]

BET Pays Tribute to the Richness & Diversity of the African-American Experience

NEW YORK – This Black History Month, BET and CENTRIC will showcase the range, richness and diversity of the African-American experience with an exciting lineup of programming highlighting the cultural contributions of black America. BET‘s Black History Month lineup will encompass an array of culturally dynamic films, original series and specials including: the fifth annual BET […]

Bring Black History Month Home With A Click

With the rich history of contributions to this country by African Americans, it’s fitting that opportunities to celebrate Black History Month are taking a 21stcentury turn. For example, digital cable subscribers can access educational, entertaining and inspirational programming whenever they want just by clicking the On Demand button on their remote control. Programs and movies […]