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by BA - 10 months ago

Catholic Charities of Dallas Awarded Dallas Emergency Assistance Fund Grant

The Dallas Emergency Assistance Fund will award a grant of approximately $47,900 to Catholic Charities of Dallas for the ongoing support of relief efforts following the October 20, 2019, EF-3 tornado that tore through the city. In the aftermath of the tornado, Catholic Charities of Dallas paid for h...

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Castries Constituency Council Announces Temporary Staff Layoffs

Press Release:-  Castries, St. Lucia, April 27, 2020 – Hard hit by the economic fallout due to the current global COVID-19 pandemic, the Castries Constituency Council has been forced to temporarily lay off its workforce. Memos to that effect have already been sent to staff through their Shop Steward...

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Celebrity Backpedaling Biden Support

The following article, Celebrity Backpedaling Biden Support, was first published on The Black Sphere. The fact that Biden is the last Democrat standing baffles me. The blatant hypocrisy proves leftists aren’t the loving, tolerant beings they claim to be. Of course we already knew that. However...

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City receives PPE donation

The City of Joliet received a donation of PPE from Harbor Freight Tools on Monday, April 27. Greg Elmore, Senior Manager of HR at Harbor Freight Tools worked with Mayor O’Dekirk, Councilman Larry Hug, and Fire Chief Greg Blaskey to coordinate the donation of a pallet of PPE that included masks, glov...

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Rowan, Carl Thomas (1925–2000)

mnopedia.org - Carl Thomas Rowan was a prominent American journalist, author, and government official. A liberal commentator and champion for civil rights, Rowan published books and a variety of news columns syndic…Tweeted by @mnhs https://twitter.com/mnhs/status/1255190549147123714

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Pellom McDaniels III, 1968-2020

Pellom McDaniels III, curator of African American collections at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University in Atlanta, died on April 19 at his home in Decatur, Georgia. He was 52 years old. “The depth of our sorrow and grief at Pellom’s passing is matched...

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48.9 Million Unbanked Consumers May Wait Months for Stimulus Checks

By Charlene Crowell TriceEdneyWire.com As the COVID19 pandemic continues to unfold with surging confirmed cases and ever-rising deaths, the Department of Labor announced on April 16 that more than 22 million consumers filed new unemployment claims since late March. For these and other Americans, the...

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Woman CEO Providing Grants To Va. Women Entrepreneurs

NJG Staff Report HAMPTON ROADS Dr. Angela Reddix announced on April 20 that she would provide 13 grants of $2020 to help 13 women entrepreneurs affected adversely by the coronavirus pandemic. Within a short period, as might be expected, response was swift. But Reddix’s generosity also was embrace...

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NMA President Advises: Think Like Health Advocate Not Victim

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Although a disproportionate number of African Americans are dying from COVID-19, boost your immune system by thinking like an advocate not a victim. This prescription was dispensed by Dr. Oliver Brooks, president of the National Medical Asso...

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HU Student, Councilwoman Issue “Meal Challenge” for Seniors

HAMPTON—Hampton University graduating senior Anthony Burley is helping to give back to seniors through his job at Anna’s Pizza in Buckroe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Anna’s has teamed up with Hampton Councilwoman Chris Snead to help provide meals for seniors and they are encouraging others to do t...