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New Memoir has Grit, Faith and Compassion – Larry Callies, the Black Cowboy Story

ROSENBERG, Texas, May 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "HERE COMES COWBOY LARRY, STEPPING OUT IN FAITH" (ISBN 978-1667838816) is the biographical story of Larry Callies in his own words, he dreamt from the age of ten of becoming a Cowboy; and his spiritual journey as man of color to the founding of the First Museum honoring the long history of the Black Cowboy Heritage.
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The Gathering of Queens to Convene in Miami June 11 on the importance of diverse representation in commercial real estate

MIAMI, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- Bringing programming and education on the importance of diverse representation in commercial real estate and other industries to Florida, "The Gathering of Queens" will commence in Miami on June 11, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today. Following on the heels of successful events in Atlanta, Phoenix, and Houston, the women's economic empowerment event is sponsored by M&T Bank.

Keynote Speakers Magic Johnson and Mike Tyson Announced for Recession Proof Convention May 27-28 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., May 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sharing their competitive fire and strategies for success, professional athletes Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Mike Tyson were just announced as keynote speakers for the upcoming 4th annual Recession Proof Convention, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today. Slated for May 27-28 at The Mirage in Las Vegas, this wealth strategy celebration from "Recession Proof" founder Marcus Barney will welcome an all-star line-up of attendees and speakers.

Recession Proof Convention with Wealth Strategist Marcus Barney to Elevate Members in Challenging Economic Times

LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While inflation and financial struggles are challenging many across the United States, wealth strategist and "Recession Proof" founder Marcus Barney and his members have a lot to celebrate this year, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today. With a theme of "Elevation," the 4th annual Recession Proof Convention will convene members for an exclusive entrepreneurship event on May 27-28, 2022 at The Mirage in Las Vegas.

Scottsdale Mayor Ortega Welcomes Minority Business Accelerator participants during Spring kickoff event

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a welcome from Scottsdale Mayor David Ortega and President of the Black Chamber of Commerce Arizona Robin Reed, the Minority Business Accelerator Program, in collaboration with the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, kicked off on March 8, welcoming more than 40 women-owned small businesses, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

Lincoln County Voters Triumph as Board of Elections Scraps Plans to Close 7 Polling Locations

LINCOLNTON, Ga., March 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After several attempts by the Lincoln County Board of Elections to reduce the number of polling places in Lincoln County Georgia, the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda and other voting rights groups were elated that the voice of the voters was heard and their efforts to stop the board from closing seven locations to create one was successful.

The Black Women Behind The World Games 2022 in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The city's support for women and inclusion is why The World Games 2022 (TWG 2022) committee announced the selection of three exceptional black businesswomen - Kathy Boswell, Pam Cook, and Rashada LeRoy - to head the planning, promotion, and production of the international multi-sports event.

Pop R&B Singer-Songwriter JADE Debuts with Celestial Original Dance Single ‘Lucky Stars’ Airing on MTV Spankin’ New and BETJams

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Classy in style, massive in appeal and savvy beyond her years, singer/songwriter and actress JADE has taken her time to learn her craft and study the business before jumping into it. The strategy is set to pay off like triple-cherry jackpots with her vibrant debut single and video, "Lucky Stars" (dropping on the artist's own TS2 Records imprint).

Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize Open for Applications

VENICE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beyond Baroque, one of the nation's leading literary arts centers, has announced that the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize is now actively accepting applications. The prize, created in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will accept applications until May 1, 2022.

California Soul Food Cookout and Festival: An Event with Purpose

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is an exclusive, two-day weekend event being held on September 17 and 18, 2022 at the Alameda Fairgrounds. In its 12th year, this year's lineup will feature some of the state's top food vendors, hottest R&B artists and gospel greats. What's more, Chef Milly, a celebrity chef from "Hell's Kitchen," is the food venue host at the heart of it all.

Commemorative Coin Debuts to Celebrate Juneteenth National Independence Day

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Juneteenth Unlimited, LLC is excited to introduce the release of a commemorative coin to celebrate a new Federal holiday - Juneteenth - inspired by the African Diaspora, Black American history and the fight for freedom. Made of one troy ounce of .999 fine silver, this inspirational coin is for anyone who wants a valuable keepsake to memorialize this significant new holiday.

RICE Grant Enables HBCU Green Fund to Expand STEM & Energy Training, Mentorship, and Internship Opportunities for Atlanta University Center Students

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The HBCU Green Fund recently announced a partnership with the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) that increases their capacity to train, mentor and identify internships in energy and STEM industries for students at the Atlanta University Center (AUC). A Department of Energy grant to RICE provides resources for the AUC Energy Project, including a fellowship program exposing students from various majors to emerging opportunities in renewable energy and sustainability.

Thelma Wright, Philadelphia’s Beloved ‘American Gangster’ Empowers a New Generation with Mentoring and Reform

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Feb. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It has been well over a decade since Thelma Wright, once reputed to be one of the most dangerous and powerful Black women in Philadelphia, came to the forefront and shocked the nation with true confessions in her memoir, "With Eyes From Both Sides - Living My Live In and Out of the Game." Today however, Thelma Wright is impacting her city and the tri-state area in positive ways with her mentoring program, The Thelma Wright Empowerment Program.

Scientology Network Reveals Psychiatry’s Abuse of the African-American Community

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An episode of "Voices for Humanity" on the Scientology Network documents the work of Rev. Fred Shaw, international spokesperson for Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and vice president of the Inglewood/South Bay chapter of NAACP.

PRESS CONFERENCE WED. JAN. 19, 2022: Coalition of Voting Rights Activists Will Deliver Petition to Stop Lincoln County from Eliminating All...

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the U.S. Senate continues to discuss voting rights amid national efforts to disenfranchise voters, the new Lincoln County Board of Elections will vote Wed. Jan. 19, 2022 on whether to close all polling places except one. A coalition of voting rights activists will present a petition to the board at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 19, and a press conference will follow. The petition drive was coordinated by the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda (The Peoples Agenda) among others.

Minority Business Accelerator Program Expands to Support Small Underrepresented Female Entrepreneurs in Arizona, Georgia and Florida

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ThinkZILLA Consulting, announced its 15-week entrepreneur accelerator program for female minority entrepreneurs. The only firm that combines program management resources with extensive DE&I expertise, a network of thousands of minority-led business suppliers and full-service marketing capabilities, has expanded programming to combat poverty and support entrepreneurs in need of access.

Wall Street’s Oldest Continually Expands Partnerships and Push to Increase Women Investment Leaders through Corporate DE&I Goals

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today: As the nation's longest continuously operating Black-owned investment firm, Blaylock Van, LLC recognizes and embodies the power of diverse, equitable and inclusive leadership. To further expand its commitment to DE&I and employee success, the firm aims to increase the number of women leaders in the company in 2022 and beyond.

Former ‘American Pimp’ Turned Police Accountability Activist, Andre Taylor Revisits his Roots with ‘Many Shades of Dre’ Hip Hop Music and...

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In what might appear to be a major contradiction of sorts, civic activist Andre Taylor is reflecting on his notoriously iconic, urban culture hustler past and bringing back his alter pimp ego, "Gorgeous Dre," with the release of his new music and video project, "Many Shades of Dre."

Jaiimoni Starr releases single ‘Stop and I Go,’ launching career at age 16

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Sept. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jaiimoni Starr, who sung solo songs and performed praise dances at church, and began her career doing cover raps, launches her first professional rap single with "Stop and I Go." She is 16. Allen Daugherty, Daugherty Entertainment, is managing the artist.

United Diversity Business Summit Connects Top Valley Leaders with Minority Entrepreneurs

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thinkzilla Consulting today announced that As Scottsdale Mayor David D. Ortega proclaimed Sept. 15 "United Diversity Business Summit Day," diverse business leaders and entrepreneurs from across Arizona came together to share ideas and innovations at the first United Diversity Business Summit, which was livestreamed by the City of Scottsdale.

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