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Nigeria’s Zamfara State Offers Cows To Repentant Bandits In Return For Guns

BBC News:- Repentant bandits in Nigeria’s north-western state of Zamfara are being offered two cows for every AK-47 they surrender. It is an attempt to encourage them to give up a life of crime and live a normal life as responsible citizens, Zamfara Governor Bello Matawalle said. Motorcycle-ri...

by BA - 9 months ago

Faces Of Marchand Mural To Be Unveiled Soon!

Press Release:- A massive mural dubbed “Faces of Marchand Mural” is expected to be unveiled here next month, in the community of Marchand. The mural, which got underway in June of this year, was commissioned by the Department of Culture and Creative Industries with the full endorsement of the Minist...

by BA - 9 months ago

In Asia, Brands Built on Racist Stereotypes Face Scrutiny

bloomberg.com - Darlie toothpaste on sale at a Shanghai supermarket. Almost 90 years ago, consumer-products maker Hawley & Hazel decided to piggyback on the popularity of vaudeville singers like Al Jolson, a White m…Tweeted by @BW https://twitter.com/BW/status/1284206639139164161

by BA - 9 months ago

Apple Boosts Its Partnership With the HBCU Community

Apple has announced it is expanding its partnership effort with historically Black colleges and universities adding 10 more regional coding centers that will serve as technology hubs for their campuses and broader communities. Launched last year, Appleʼs Community Education Initiative now extends to...

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NWU Says Relief In Sight For Former Majestic Industries Workers

The National Workers Union (NWU) says a settlement is looming for former workers of Majestic Industries Limited. The company folded in 2004 after operating here since 1971. It gave a mere 72 hours notice to the NWU. There was no severance or notice pay given. In stead, the company departed without p...

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New Assignments in Higher Education for Four Black Faculty Members

Kevin Haggard is a new assistant professor of social work in the College of Public Service at Tennessee State University. He was director of talent management for RePublic Charter Schools in Nashville. Dr. Haggard is a graduate of Tennessee State University. He holds a master of social work degree f...

by BA - 9 months ago

Saint Lucia Launches ‘I AM CARICOM’ Digital Photo Frame

Press Release:- The Regional Integration Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister has launched the ‘I AM CARICOM’ digital photo frame, which seeks to create a tangible representation of individual CARICOM citizens locating themselves within the Caribbean Community construct. The idea for...