PRESS ROOM: Hampton University is Proud to Announce the Hampton University Repertory Theatre: The First and Only Professional Theatre Company Housed at an HBCU

By Black PR Wire Hampton, Va. – Hampton University has again distinguished itself in establishing the Hampton University Repertory Theatre to provide professional theatre offerings for the University and Hampton Roads Community. “One of our goals is to present engaging, thought-provoking, professional theatre for the campus and community,” says Dr. Karen Turner Ward, artistic director for


PRESS ROOM: National Urban League Conference Will Attract Thousands of Attendees, Millions in Economic Impact to Houston

By Black PR Wire HOUSTON – The 2023 National Urban League Conference, returning to Houston after 24 years, will attract thousands of the nation’s most forward-thinking community and business leaders for four days of world-class speakers, informative workshops, dynamic entertainment, and networking events.National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial and Houston Area Urban League President


Freelance journalists of color win $100,000 prizes

By The Associated Press Two California-based freelance journalists were awarded the American Mosaic Journalism Prize, giving them $100,000 each for their work, it was announced on Feb. 15. The Heising-Simons Foundation gives the annual prize for excellence in long-form journalism about underrepresented groups in the United States. The foundation said it is the largest dollar


Black queer authors net 7-figure book deal

By The Associated Press Two leading young adult authors have a seven-figure deal to write a pair of novels centered on Black, queer characters. FSG Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, announced Feb. 15 that George M. Johnson and Leah Johnson (no relation) will write two romantic comedies, starting in