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Television Academy Foundation and KIA Motors America to Present ‘The Power of TV: Homelessness in Storytelling’ on Oct. 27

Open-to-the-Public Virtual Event to Examine Representation of Youth Homelessness on Television The Television Academy Foundation today announced it will present “The Power of TV: Homelessness in Storytelling” in partnership with KIA Motors America on Oct. 27. The free, open-to-the-public, virtual event will feature a panel discussion with on-screen and behind-the-scenes creative talent focused on how the media industry can raise

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Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of Virtual Passport Program to Promote Craft Breweries Along the Empire State Trail and a Comprehensive New Trail Website

Empire State Trail & New York State Brewers Association Partner to Add Passport Program to New York Craft Beer App Program Will Showcase 200 Breweries Within 10 Miles of Empire State Trail New Website Provides Detailed Information for 750-Mile Route Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of a virtual passport program that will showcase the 200 craft breweries closely surrounding

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Stand Up for Victims of Human Rights Abuse in Nigeria

In 2017 the hashtag #EndSARS went viral in Nigeria after several citizens published social media content describing the extortion, harassment, and kidnapping that they were subjected to at the hands of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a division of the Nigerian police force which was created in the early 90s to curb an uptick in crime and robberies and to ensure the safety of citizens across the nation. Over

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A Vibe Called Tech for Gucci Equilibrium Celebrating Black History Month UK

Black History month is well underway in the United Kingdom, and for the occasion creative agency A Vibe Called Tech will take over Gucci Equilibrium’s Instagram account. The UK-based firm, founded by Ghanaian-native Charlene Prempeh and renowned for nurturing Black talent—have created images, video and illustrations for the takeover. The line-up highlights the contributions of African culture and key historic

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Adrienne Warren Joins Public Forum’s Pre-Election Night Event WE THE PEOPLE

Join Public Forum ahead of the 2020 Election for a ritual of solidarity and celebration   Public Forum: WE THE PEOPLE is a pre-election night celebration of community, solidarity and hope, directed by Will Davis and featuring Tony Award nominee Adrienne Warren (Tina), Tony and Emmy nominated actor Brandon Victor Dixon (NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar), performer and 2020 TED Fellow Jomama Jones, and more. Through testimony, video postcards, music, and

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#StandWithWomen

CHIME FOR CHANGE and KERING FOUNDATION combat gender-based violence during COVID-19 pandemic Women and girls are disproportionately affected during times of crisis, and violence against women and girls has intensified since the COVID-19 outbreak. Building on Gucci’s longstanding commitment to gender equality, CHIME FOR CHANGE and the KERING FOUNDATION joined forces for #StandWithWomen, a campaign to expand funding for nonprofit

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CHIME FOR CHANGE Zine Issue No. 2

Continuing to amplify the voices of activists and artists fighting for gender equality worldwide Building on its work to amplify the voices of activists and artists around the world who are fighting for gender equality, CHIME FOR CHANGE released the latest issue of its CHIME Zine, edited by Adam Eli and art directed by visual artist MP5. The zine features

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Stand Up Against Street Harassment by L’oreal Paris with NGO Hollaback!

Self-worth, first. Stand Up is a training program designed to help prevent street harassment and build safe, inclusive spaces for all, powered by L’Oréal Paris in partnership with the NGO Hollaback! A Strong Partnership to train 1,000,000 people When we see someone fall, or drop something in public, we instinctively help out. Why don’t we have the same reaction when

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Tremaine Emory Wants His Converse Collaboration to Inspire the Black Community to Show Up to Vote

If the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star is a classic and iconic expression of American culture, how does its meaning transform when it reflects the Black experience and identity?  It’s through this provocation that Tremaine Emory questioned the intention of his Converse x Denim Tears collection. With his collaboration, Emory and Converse worked together to translate the African-American flag to

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Lamborghini celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Urraco

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Lamborghini Urraco, unveiled at the Turin Motor Show in late October 1970. This model immediately stood out for having introduced technical solutions that were very innovative for the time, thanks to the contribution of engineer Paolo Stanzani, the technical father of the Urraco and Lamborghini’s Chief Technical Officer at the time. The

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