ADCOLOR announced today 2016 Honorees and Nominees for the 10th Annual
ADCOLOR Awards as well as the 2016 Class of ADCOLOR FUTURES. The 10th
Annual ADCOLOR Awards on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, highlight and
honor the achievements of professionals and diversity & inclusion champions in creative industries.
Ambassador Herbie Hancock believes what the world needs is a little jazz diplomacy. The renowned jazz pianist's first major initiative since being named a
UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador last July is to establish International Jazz
Day to be held on April 30 of every year. That date coincides with the
last day of what has been celebrated as Jazz Appreciation Month in the
According to the Office of Minority Health, in 2009, African Americans
were 1.5 times as likely to be as obese as non-Hispanic Whites. So it
goes without saying that African-American should be concerned with their
diet. And according to the many nutritionists, the food pyramid is the
way to go.
Health disparities are creating economic burdens for families,
communities and the nation’s health care system. Across the country,
infant mortality and chronic diseases continue to affect people of color
at rates far higher than those for whites.