Entries by jdickerson

Black Mamas Matter Alliance Profiled By PEOPLE Magazine

During the 2nd Annual “Black Maternal Health Week” led by our client, the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, the organization was profiled by PEOPLE Magazine for its work shining a national spotlight on the urgent racial health disparities facing Black pregnant women and child birthing persons in the United States. “Black women are also more likely […]

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Ava DuVernay, Stacey Abrams, Eva Longoria, Judd Apatow, David Oyelowo, Laverne Cox, Melissa Etheridge And More Join for Day of Racial Healing Event in LA (PHOTOS)

Featured Conversations and Performances included Stacey Abrams, Eva Longoria, Judd Apatow, Laverne Cox, Melissa Etheridge, Amy Goodman, David Oyelowo, Jacqueline Woodson, Angela Robinson, and More In commemoration of the 3rd Annual “National Day of Racial Healing,” filmmaker Ava DuVernay and her foundation ARRAY Alliance partnered with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to present #HowWeHeal,” a 4-hour […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ryan Coogler, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Common, John David Washington, Jemele Hill and others Pay Tribute to MLK Jr.

On Monday, January 21, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, BLACK PANTHER Filmmaker Ryan Coogler, Journalist/Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, Artist/Activist Common, BLACKKKLANSMAN STAR John David Washington, Award-Winning Journalist Jemele Hill and many more came together for the fourth annual MLK Now event to celebrate and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Client Feature in the NYT!

Sometimes the stars perfectly align and conspire for your success! This week The New York Times published its feature on #GivingTuesday (also during Native American Heritage Month) with our client, Indigenous Author and Social Justice Philanthropy Leader Edgar Villanueva!

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#BlackoutBlackFriday Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Protest

On Black Friday 2018, the biggest retail shopping day of the year, Blackout for Human Rights launched its fifth annual #BlackoutBlackFriday campaign, urging people nationwide to take part in an economic boycott of major retailers, and any corporations that violate human rights standards, and/or profit off the pain and suffering of others.

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Join Sen. Kamala Harris + Support Black Mamas!

Serena Williams has recently been in the news sharing her personal traumatic health experience after delivering her daughter. Tragically, Erica Garner died of a heart attack just 8 months after giving birth. You likely have also seen this NYT Magazine in-depth feature from last week on the Black Maternal Health crisis. Collectively these stories have […]

Feb. 2018 Feature on Medium.com

In his Feb. 26th article for Medium’s Thrive Local, journalist Yitzi Weiner featured Janet among his list of “39 Prominent Publicists” to get her feedback on top three tips for earning quality media coverage:

4 Simple Ways to Improve Your Media Coverage

Whether you’re working with a team, or handling PR for yourself or your business/organization, there are key things to remember when interfacing with journalists and bloggers. The way you initiate and engage relationships with these gatekeepers will make or break your success in attracting solid media coverage. Here are some simple yet seriously effective ways […]

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Lupita Nyong’o, Black Thought, Yara Shahidi, Allan Houston And More Perform at #MLKNow 2018

WATCH THE FULL LIVESTREAM BROADCAST NOW On MLK Day, more than 2,000 people filled Harlem’s Riverside Church to see performances by Oscar-Winner and “BLACK PANTHER” Star Lupita Nyong’o, Grammy Winning Artist Black Thought, Actor and “GROWN-ISH” Star Yara Shahidi, NBA Legend Allan Houston, and more at the third annual “MLK Now.” Comedian/Author Baratunde Thurston and […]