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General Editorial – includes general interest topics and feature story news, from the Send2Press Newswire service.


Georgia Black Women’s Roundtable Break from Battling Voter Suppression to Honor Valiant Women of the Vote

ATLANTA, Ga., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the ongoing efforts of many leaders to suppress the voices of Georgia residents, Black and Brown voters turned out in record numbers, electing the most diverse leadership in the state’s history. The Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda’s women’s network, Georgia Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) recognized the historic leadership of local Black women.

Environmental Justice Leader Mustafa Ali to Dialogue with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy at BIPOC Climate Justice Virtual Event

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After an introduction by U.S. Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry, environmental justice leader, Mustafa Santiago Ali, will discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s approach to climate justice with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy during a panel discussion at the day-long virtual BIPOC Climate Justice event, HBCU Green Fund announced .

What The World Needs Now is LOVE!

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ByDam Multimedia announces its latest release: “From A Place of Love – My Adoption Journey,” an award-winning documentary film from Writer, Producer, Director David Bynum.

ABEP – Moving The CU Forward

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Association for Black Economic Power (ABEP) is reaffirming its commitment to bringing a black owned and operated Credit Union to North Minneapolis.

California IVF Fertility Center to Offer 5 Free Infertility Treatments

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California IVF Fertility Center, a full-service infertility treatment center based in Northern California announced the second annual infertility awareness campaign. The center will accept video applications from now through April 17, 2021. The 5 selected recipients will receive free fertility services that may include IVF, a tubal ligation reversal surgery, and a donor egg IVF cycle.

Launch Pad Publishing Releases Energy and Longevity Book Bringing Biohacking to The Masses

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Launch Pad Publishing is releasing a groundbreaking new book about health, energy and longevity by biochemist, Registered Dietitian, sports nutritionist and formulation scientist Shawn Wells. The author’s experiences overcoming a range of personal health battles led to the writing of the book, which supplements scientific research with his own personal experiences.

Colorful Colorado road trips come alive for families with new kids’ adventure book

EAGLE, Colo., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Eli and Mort’s Epic Adventures Colorado Summer Road Trip” by Elyssa Nager provides a captivating outlet for families interested in a Colorado road trip. The book, published by Resort Books Ltd, is ideal for children aged 3 to 12, brings to life favorite places to visit across the Mile High State.

We ‘Self Talk’ Because We Are Born With Three Individual Personalities

ISANTI, Minn., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sidekick Services Corporation has published a new book titled “The Theory of Personality,” subtitled “The Three Of Us” (ISBN: 979-8715899712; paper), which identifies an ancient belief that all of us are born with three individual personalities.

Deliberately Considerate People Making a Positive Difference

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sugarpeel announces newest Deliberately Considerate™ digital publication recognizing people trying to change the world for the better, featuring Native American Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Onondaga Nation and international advocate for our Mother Earth, and Indigenous rights.

Veteran Launches Meditational / Spiritual Podcast in Wake of Mother’s Death

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local veteran, Phillip Polite (“Phil”), bares his soul and sparks intrigue and thought from his listeners with his new Podcast, “PhilaNomics.” Phil is an Air Force and Army PTSD combat veteran who has endured plenty of struggles already in his young life.

Participating Colorado Optometrists Give Infants One-time No-cost Eye Exam Through National InfantSEE® Program

DENVER, Colo., March 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leaders in Colorado eye health advocacy, the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and 2020 Eyes Colorado, announce that participating local optometrists are offering no-cost comprehensive eye exams to infants 6-12 months of age regardless of income or insurance.

The Lower Third Productions, LLC Presents: Today Show Host Craig Melvin Remembers Late Brother in Interview – Touching (and Hilarious) Final Moments Revealed

WESTPORT, Conn., March 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On December 9 of 2020, Craig Melvin, a news anchor on the Today Show, lost his forty-three-year-old brother, Lawrence Meadows to colon cancer. Weeks later, Craig sat down with “Ten Minutes With Brian Kelsey” talk show host, Brian Kelsey, for an off-the-wall interview, oddly enough, in Brian’s driveway.

Private Equity Firm CEO Co-Hosted SXSW Wealth Diversity Panels, Announces Launch of Black Angel Investors Initiative

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BWC Capital CEO and national chair of The Links Economic Empowerment Platform (LEEP) Bridget Chisholm was selected by Opportunity Hub (OHUB), the largest minority-owned multi-campus entrepreneurship center and tech hub in the U.S., to moderate and co-host two panels at the SXSW annual conference.

Yogi Law Launches Black Yogis Matter to Amplify Voices of Black, Indigenous and People of Color

HOUSTON, Texas, March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yogi Law is proud to announce the launch of Black Yogis Matter, an online platform created to amplify the voices of black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) yoga and wellness professionals and help them succeed.

Texas Country singer Taylor Dee dies after car crash – Dee, 33, considered to be a superstar in the making

EULESS, Texas, March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taylor Dee, a beloved Texas country-western singer considered by peers to be skyrocketing toward stardom, died Sunday night (3-14-2021) after she was injured in a Euless car accident, the Texas Newsroom announced this week.

AARP Community Challenge Grant Program Still Accepting 2021 Applications

BALTIMORE, Md., March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AARP Maryland invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program, now through April 14. Grants fund quick-action projects that can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand or tens of thousands for larger projects.

Friendship Village Columbus Transitions to New Name: Westerwood

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Westerwood (formerly Friendship Village Columbus) is launching its new brand this week. While the name will change, the commitment to excellence for their Senior Living community will continue with the same great top-rated team, same non-profit status, and the same friendly residents.

The Splash of the Season: Introducing the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Complete Digital Collection

BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GIT Corp. is excited to announce the release of the SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Swimsuit Issue Complete Digital Collection 1964-2020. This digital collection features all 57 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Swimsuit Issues, published since 1964.

Eyeglass Wearers Finally Seeing Clearly with a Face Mask

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., March 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a long year, we’re seeing light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, but face coverings will remain the new norm. The No Fog Cloth™ from EyeFi LLC eliminates the common inconvenience of foggy glasses that interferes with productivity at work, especially for healthcare professionals who are forced to wear goggles and face shields all day while wearing a mask.

‘Ancient Black Civilizations Matter’ – Brand New Book, Explores Black Lives in Classical Civilizations and Embraces the Healing Power of History

SHELBURNE, Nova Scotia, Canada, March 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Procopius Canning, historian and creator of the scholarly award-winning web sites Timeline: Ancient Rome, and Gladiator: The Real Story, announces the publication of “ANCIENT BLACK CIVILIZATIONS MATTER: Sort of like Wakanda, only real!” (ISBN: 979-8696570037), a deeply researched popular survey history of Blacks and Black culture in the ancient classical world.

Launch Pad Publishing Releases Self-Care Book For Parents with High Needs Children

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book in a new self-care series and it’s the answer to caring for a child with high needs in our “sacrificial mom” culture. “Everyday Self-Care and Your High Needs Child” follows author Natalie Brobin’s journey.

Tickets and sponsorships available for Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida Virtual Events

FORT MYERS, Fla., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida (PPSWCF) is excited to announce highly anticipated speakers for its large-scale virtual fundraising series – “The Naked Truth.” The series of events begins in March with a variety of Revealing Conversations and culminates with a virtual gala on Thursday, April 8, 2021.

Mocha Media, A Black Woman Owned Multi-Media Publishing Company, Launches the Second Season of the ‘Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK’

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mocha Media, a Black Woman Owned Multi Media Publishing Company, announces the season two launch of the “Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK” in partnership with the MLK Library in Washington D.C.

Recovery Expert Slash Coleman To Discuss New Laughter Yoga Addiction Treatment in Webinar to Help Participants Sustain Long-term Sobriety

RICHMOND, Va., March 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned author and US Laughter Ambassador Slash Coleman announced today that he will offer a webinar on a new form of addiction treatment entitled “Redefining Addiction and Recovery Through Laughter Yoga.”

Kids Read Now continues literacy partnership with schools, eliminating the summer slide for Michigan students

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Michigan, including Brighton Area Schools, Grand Haven Public Schools, Forest Hills Public Schools, and Coopersville Area Public Schools, to mail books directly to their students’ homes over the summer.

Midwives for an Equitable and Sustainable Future: ACNM Extends Year of Nurse and Midwife, Begins Decade of the Midwife

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization extended the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife into 2021 in Europe, to celebrate and recognize the hard work of nurses and midwives fighting the pandemic. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) supports this decision and hereby extends this recognition to the United States.

California Woman Survives Acid Attack and Works to Raise Awareness

PASADENA, Calif., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olga Kambod, a Pasadena, California resident, was the victim of a brutal acid attack which scarred the right side of Her face. And while she may have been the victim in the incident, her attitude is far from someone who’s giving in to her attacker.

Boomer Brains Declining Faster Than Earlier Generations, Despite Higher Wealth, Education

SUMTER COUNTY, Fla., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite U.S. Baby Boomers having the longest life expectancy in history, their brains are aging at a faster rate than previous generations, according to a recent Ohio State University nationwide study. The feared complexities of living an increasingly longer life – but with a quickly declining brain – is evitable for those able and willing to invest in advanced treatments, such as the Aviv Medical Program.

Influencer-Driven Beauty and Wellness Brand Everra Reaches Milestone of 13,000 Brand Influencers and Successfully Launches Two New Global Markets

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Within its first year of selling, beauty and wellness brand Everra has collaborated with more than 13,000 Influencers from across the United States, Canada, and the U.K. At the beginning of February, Everra successfully expanded its Influencer platform to both Australia and New Zealand.

Twenty-Nine States Proclaim March SUDC Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming for making statewide proclamations declaring March 2021 as SUDC Awareness Month.

TimeoutIQ App Allows Parents to Remotely Manage Kids’ Screen Time and Helps them Learn Something Too

TORONTO, Ontario, March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids’ screen time has soared during the pandemic, yet parents are reluctant to restrict it because it’s their primary way of learning, socializing and playing. TimeoutIQ has the solution. It helps parents to subtly manage screen time, and challenges kids with educational content at their grade level while playing games, watching videos or engrossed in social media.

Cincinnati Company Develops Ground-Breaking Steam Technology for Sanitizing Amid Pandemic

CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bayzi Corporation has developed steam technology needed to quickly fight the spread of viruses like COVID-19 as well as bacteria, fungi, bed bugs and biofilms. They manufacture antimicrobial steam devices that will very quickly eliminate microbes, bugs and also provide a quick way to clean dust and grease. The machines use just water and no chemicals.

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas Warns Consumers Against Unlicensed Remediation Efforts Amid Disaster Cleanup

AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 12, 2021, Texas Governor Abbott issued a disaster declaration following the severe winter storm that caused damage statewide. Mold Inspection Sciences Texas recommends that consumers pay close attention to this announcement as it allows out-of-state and unlicensed mold assessment and remediation contractors to obtain temporary registration and to perform mold remediation and material removal on storm-damaged properties.

Stand with Georgia Virtual March Will Launch Black Youth Vote Georgia Campaign to Fight Biased Voter Suppression Laws and Promote John Lewis VRAA

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Youth Vote Georgia (BYV GA) will host the intergenerational Stand With Georgia Virtual March to launch “Don’t Bother My Ballot,” a youth-led campaign to fight oppressive voter suppression laws recently introduced by Georgia legislators and to promote the passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

Senate Reintroduces Legislation to Federally Invest in Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Program

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yesterday, the Senate reintroduced the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA) Act, critical legislation that seeks to reduce the disparate maternal and infant morbidity and mortality rates, especially among Black and Brown birthing people and infants. The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) strongly supports the MOMMA Act.

Kids Read Now celebrates partnerships with hometown heroes, delivering books to Ohio students

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Ohio, including Ansonia Local Schools, Troy City Schools, Mapleton Local School District, Greenville City Schools, and Northridge Local Schools, to mail books directly to their students’ homes over the summer.

Monument to an African American Patriot Drummer? You Bet!

BEAUFORT, S.C., Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Georgia American Revolution Preservation Alliance, if one battlefield archaeologist had his way, the first monument placed on the newly preserved Battle of Beaufort, SC site would not be to the two signers of the Declaration of Independence who also fought there.

Fortin Ironworks Reflects on 75 Years Serving Central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For most the American Dream begins with an idea. For Fortin Ironworks, that idea began with a truck, a small shed and a man with a passion for welding. Today, 75 years later, it’s reflecting on that humble beginning.

California Black Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Minority Contractors / Northern California Chapter Partner to Build Advocacy for M/WBE Construction Trades

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new year is off to an industrious start with Jay King, CEO and President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC), announcing a statewide partnership with the National Association of Minority Contractors, Northern California (NAMCNC), under the direction of its Northern California Chapter President, Pete Varma.

‘Can’t Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle’ New Docuseries Released by the Gund Gallery to Celebrate Black History Month

GAMBIER, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College is pleased to announce the release of the first episode in the new docuseries “Can’t Look Away: Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle.”