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CBE recieves death threat following Charleston massacre

Moments after the Charleston massacre the CBE received a death threat. The investigation into this criminal act is being conducted as a joint effort with Washington Metropolitan Police Department (“MPD”) and other local law enforcement resources. No injuries were reported. Earl D. Fowlkes Jr., CBE president made the following statement: “Moments after the cowardly act […]

Earl Fowlkes selected to receive the National Community Leadership Award from United Progressive Pentecostal Church Fellowship

CBE President/CEO Earl D. Fowlkes Jr. has been selected to receive the United Progressive Pentecostal Church Fellowship’s National Community Leadership Award. Fowlkes was selected because of his inspiring vision to empower the marginalized, especially in the African-American LGBT community. The award will be presented on Friday, June 20 during the United Progressive Pentecostal Church Holy […]

Center for Black Equity and Pitt Public Health announce HIV research project

The Center for Black Equity and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health are partnering on a new research project to study reasons for increased risk of HIV infection among African-American men who have sex with men (MSM). The project, funded by a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research at the National Institutes of Health […]

CBE’s First Fellow Announcement

The CBE is proud to announce Judith Fisher as the first CBE Policy Fellow through its internship program. Judith is currently pursuing a Master’s of Public Administration for Non-Profit Management through Cheyney University. She holds a B.A. in Africana Studies from California State University, Dominguez Hills where she also held a secondary major of sociology and a […]