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2014-04-02 20:22:23

LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 19 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded $115 million over five years to 21 organizations to provide technical assistance to health departments and organizations implementing CDC's new prevention strategies and improving health outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS. Not one of these organizations is a Black organization. The effect of this decision is that Black organizations have been locked out...

2014-01-26 00:20:11

- Eight of the Nation's Top HBCU Marching Bands and Grammy-nominated Big Sean Wow Fans at Georgia Dome ATLANTA, Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marching band fans from across the country poured into Atlanta's Georgia Dome on Saturday to celebrate the 12(th) annual Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase, and to witness firsthand the dynamic ensemble of music, choreography and showmanship displayed by eight of the nation's premier Historically Black Colleges and Universities...

2014-01-08 16:23:34

Festival introduces an online awards for moviegoers to name the best in Black cinema NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Life, Inc., the organization that produces the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) today announced the nominations for The ABFF Hollywood Awards - an online platform created to recognize the work of persons of African descent in the motion picture industry and outstanding films portraying the Black experience. The awards will give fans a voice in naming the...

2013-12-17 12:24:50

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HitFix (http://www.hitfix.com) announced today that "Breaking Bad" has been chosen as the top television series of 2013 in HitFix's Second Annual Television Critics' Poll. The AMC network and Sony Pictures Television's Emmy winning series also topped last year's inaugural poll. Following "Breaking Bad," the rest of this year's list includes (in the following order) "Orange is the New Black," "Game of Thrones," "The Good Wife," "Masters of...

2013-12-17 12:24:20

NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Film Life announced that it is seeking exceptional narrative feature and documentary films made by or about people of African descent for consideration for the 18(th) annual ABFF (American Black Film Festival). The 2014 ABFF is scheduled to take place in NYC, next June 19-22. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131107/NY12968LOGO) "2013 has certainly been a tremendous year in Black cinema, providing great inspiration for Black...

2013-11-19 23:01:01

TurnKey Internet, Inc. announced today the launch of their Black Friday Deals offering 75% off for life and some of the best black Friday web hosting and cloud services deals for 2013. Latham, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Sustainable IT solutions provider TurnKey Internet, Inc. announced today the launch of their Black Friday Deals offering some of the best black Friday web hosting and cloud services deals for 2013. TurnKey Internet is known for running its eagerly-awaited,...

2013-11-13 08:27:23

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor Morris Chestnut (The Best Man Holiday, Nurse Jackie) will be the American Black Film Festival's (ABFF) 2014 celebrity ambassador, and author/producer Tonya Lewis Lee (The Watsons Go To Birmingham) its Host Committee chair. The 18(th) annual festival will be held June 19-22, 2014, in New York City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131107/NY12968LOGO ) "Morris Chestnut is a beloved and charismatic actor," states Jeff...

2013-11-12 23:19:35

Recently, one of the world’s most famous wedding dress companies, TBdress.com, has proudly announced its Black Friday Sale. Now, all its beautiful dresses are offered at greatly discounted prices, up to 78% off. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Recently, one of the world’s most famous wedding dress companies, TBdress.com, has proudly announced its Black Friday Sale. According to a sales manager of the company, the big sale is open to all customers around the globe. Now, all its beautiful...

2013-11-12 16:27:24

The Black Turkey is one of America's oldest breeds and may have been at the first Thanksgiving. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The turkey. It's synonymous with Thanksgiving -- much like gratitude, football and family gatherings -- and at the heart of nearly every Thanksgiving tradition. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131112/CL15731) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131107/CL13011LOGO) This Thanksgiving, if tradition and food that has...

2013-11-01 23:19:16

14 Team Lloyd Irvin fighters will compete in the IBJJF No Gi Worlds in Los Angeles this weekend. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Team Lloyd Irvin will arrive in Los Angeles, CA this week to test their skills against the Worlds best in No Gi Jiu Jitsu competition. The IBJJF No Gi Worlds are held every Fall at the Walter Pyramid at the University of California Long Beach. Leading a group of over a dozen fighters is jiu jitsu mastermind Lloyd Irvin, who’s won the no gi Worlds...


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2007-12-18 12:17:26

The Austrian Black and Tan Hound is thought to be the descendent of the original Celtic Hound. It was used for tracking wounded game in high altitudes. It is black with small fawn colored markings, notably two above the eyes. The coat of the Austrian Black and Tan Hound is smooth, short and dense. It has medium-sized rounded ears that lie flat and a long, slightly bent tail. It stands from 19 to 22 inches tall.

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