Black BRAND Receives $750,000 Grant from Rockefeller Foundation to Support Local Businesses

Black BRAND Receives $750,000 Grant from Rockefeller Foundation to Support Local Businesses Black Brand is a 501c3 organization focused on Business, Research, Analytics, Networking, and Development. Black BRAND is the Black Chamber of Commerce for Virginia’s Hampton Roads and Dan River Regions. Their mission is to promote group economics through professional development and community empowerment. Black BRAND has…

Crucial Conversations with Dr. Keith Newby: Prescription Drug Prices. Why Is The Cost So High? Episode 5

Crucial Conversations with Dr. Keith Newby: Prescription Drug Prices. Why Is The Cost So High? Episode 4 Modern medicine is a miracle, and by it’s aid we’ve experienced significant gains in human life expectancy over the past century. It has allowed a quality of life never seen before, especially for people in the later stages of their lives. However,…

Crucial Conversations with Dr. Keith Newby: Who Are Our Black Leaders Of Today and Are They Relevant? Episode 3

Crucial Conversations with Dr. Keith Newby: Health Inequities Series Episode 2 Crucial Conversations with Dr. Keith Newby:Episode 3 In the early 1900’s, many of the initiatives that accelerated the socio-economic advancement of African Americans were launched by the centralized efforts of the black church, academia and black community organizations. As time has passed, it has become increasingly challenging for many of these…

Crucial Conversations with Dr. Keith Newby: Health Inequities Series Episode 2

Crucial Conversations with Dr. Keith Newby: Health Inequities Series Episode 2 Industrial pollution is adversely affecting the health and well-being of individuals who reside in predominantly African-American neighborhoods. Are you living in one? Learn about this epidemic facing the black community.   Speakers: Dr. Timothy Goler is an Associate Director of Research and Scholarship for the Center…