2011 News Releases

SELFLESS YOUNG COUPLE TURNS NETWORK MARKETING BUSINESS INTO COMMUNITY SERVICE INSTRUMENT
NEWBURGH, NY – Coffee is the second most consumed beverage on the planet after water. It’s the second most traded commodity after oil. … Bryan and Ericia Gray recognized that coffee is a commodity that is worthy of investment, thus dedicated time, money and attention to building a business by buying into Organo Gold, a direct sales organization that produces healthy coffee, tea and hot chocolate beverages. A dependable community volunteer, Ericia has always had a passion to serve people and empower women.
2011-03-21

XCEL EDUCATIONAL SERVICES NAMES MATH SCHOLAR MARK AYERS DIRECTOR OF EAST BAY SERVICES
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA – XCEL Educational Services- two-time Milpitas Post “Best of Milpitas” winning academic coaching service–is pleased to announce that it has named math scholar and skilled educator Mark Ayers to the position of Director of East Bay Programs, based in Alameda County.
2011-03-16

TRACY AFRICAN AMERICAN ASSOCIATION INVITES HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS TO APPLY FOR ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS
TRACY, CA – Tracy African American Association, LLC. places special emphasis on youth mentorship and education, and focuses nearly all of its events and activities toward fundraising to benefit its Wayne Nelson Academic Scholarship Program. Annually, the organization awards monetary scholarships … to enrich educational opportunities for college-bound African American students who are graduating from Tracy, CA high schools. TAAA Education Chairperson Paul Hall encourages all African American Tracy, CA high school seniors to apply.
2011-03-11

INTRODUCING “THE EDUCATORS’ INSTITUTE,” An Oakland-based Professional Development & Training Facility For Educators of All Kinds
OAKLAND, CA – R.T. Fisher Educational Enterprises, Inc. is proud to announce its newest foray into the realm of education–The Educators’ Institute (EI), which is designed to be a professional development and training facility for educators of all kinds – particularly school teachers, site administrators and parents who are interested in expanding their personal and/or leadership abilities.
2011-03-01

XCEL EDUCATIONAL SERVICES RECEIVES 2010 “BEST OF MILPITAS” TUTORING AWARD
For the second year in a row, residents of the City of Milpitas have recognized XCEL Educational Services as a Milpitas Post “Best of Milpitas” winner–named the city’s best academic tutoring company for 2010. XCEL continues to be an integral part of the Milpitas community by working closely with Milpitas Unified School District …
2011-03-01

IN NEW BOOK, AUTHOR WOODY CARTER, PH.D. TACKLES RELIGIOUS BELIEFS CRIPPLING AFRICAN AMERICAN YOUTH
A proficient student of Religion and Theology, and teacher of such topic courses as Mysticism and Social Change, Spirituality and Transformative Learning, and Theater Arts, Woody Carter, Ph.D. introduces his debut literary offering “Theology for a Violent Age: Religious Beliefs Crippling African American Youth.”
2011-02-10

PHYSICIANS MEDICAL FORUM PROGRAM RECRUITS AFRICAN AMERICAN PHYSICIANS TO PRACTICE IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
The Physicians Medical Forum (PMF) vies to increase the number of African American physicians, residents and medical students in Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Francisco Counties, while helping to eliminate health disparities and improve the quality of life and medical care for Bay Area patients.
2011-01-29

“THE ATLANTA POST” NAMES TONI BECKHAM AMONG NATION’S TOP AFRICAN AMERICAN PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENTS:
On January 18, 2011 “The Atlanta Post”–a New York-based national news site targeting African-American business news and politics–listed Toni Beckham, president and CEO of PR, et Cetera, Inc., among the nation’s Top African American Public Relations Agents.
2011-01-20

SENSATIONAL NEW NOVEL EXPOSES MEGA CHURCH’S SCANDALOUS SECRETS
Oakland, California author Terry E. Hill’s new novel “Come Sunday Morning” provides an insider’s look into the sometimes hypocritical existence of the ecclesiastical elite. Sharing the well hidden secrets of America’s mega churches, “Come Sunday Morning” provides an intimate glimpse into the personal life of Hezekiah Cleaveland, one of America’s most influential pastors, and his lovely wife Samantha.
2011-01-11

EAST BAY DRAGONS MOTORCYCLE CLUB LATEST ORGANIZATION TO SPONSOR THE 25TH ANNUAL AABE HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW
The AFRICAN AMERICAN BUSINESS EXCHANGE (AABE) and the EAST BAY DRAGONS Motorcycle Club (EBD) are pleased to announce the EBD is the newest sponsor of the 25th annual AABE Holiday & Kwanzaa Gift Show, which will take place December 11-12th at the Oakland Marriott Convention Center. Saturday’s entertainment headliner is Oakland’s own and former American Idle contestant, LaToya London with her new group Urban Punk.
2010-12-7

George C. Fraser and Dr. Julia Hare Join Gumbo For The Soul Family With Fourth Anthology
“Gumbo for the Soul: Men of Honor” – Call for Submissions Deadline Extended to March 2, 2011

The fourth title in the “Gumbo for the Soul” anthology series is “Gumbo for the Soul: Men of Honor,” a compilation of literary offerings in which contributing writers celebrate Men of Honor impacting their respective lives with purpose. The book will salute fathers, grandfathers, godfathers, friends, mentors, uncles, brothers, nephews, husbands and boos, too! Both – best-selling authors and celebrated keynote speakers – George C. Fraser and Julia Hare, Ph.D. will contribute to the book.
2010-12-1

“Gumbo For The Soul: Women of Honor” Hits Book Stores
Third in Award-winning Anthology Series Benefits Breast Cancer Organization

Compiled by San Francisco Bay Area native Beverly Black Johnson, “Gumbo for the Soul: Women of Honor” is an assemblage of savory literary offerings honoring women and supporting the fight against breast cancer. Synthia SAINT JAMES, Dr. Julia Hare, Lorraine Elzia, Shelia M. Goss, Bruce George, Sharon Stinson Gray and many other individuals of prominence contributed to successfully bringing the sure-to-be best-seller to fruition. Proceeds from this special pink edition anthology will benefit Sister’s Network Inc., San Francisco Chapter.
2010-11-4

DR. DICK GREGORY LEADS PRAYER VIGIL AT 32ND ANNUAL OFFICIAL JONESTOWN MEMORIAL SERVICE
Survivors, Families and Friends of Victims and Community Leaders Take Part

On Nov. 18, 1978 the world as we knew it was changed forever. 918 adults and 305 children–including 40 infants–lost their lives along with U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan and a United Press International film crew. The place was Peoples Temple in Jonestown, Guyana–that Paradise of Pain founded and led by James Warren “Jim” Jones, forever rendered infamous by its name “Jonestown.”
2010-11-18

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