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by BA - 11 months ago

Leimert Park business thrives during COVID-19 pandemic

A visit to Nappily Naturals Apothecary is a guided experience with a sense of community and respect. In large part, because the staff is family. “Black people have an opportunity to spend their money with whomever they want. Our job is to treat them in such a way, where they want to spend it with us...

by BA - 11 months ago

Black Female Computer Scientist Creating Tech Hub in Mississippi

Dr. Nashlie Sephus founder of the "Jackson Tech District" and "The Bean Path." We all want to believe we’ve finally gotten to the point where every industry has an array of races and genders represented...and the technology industry is beginning to offer that. What an absolute breath of fresh air to...

by BA - 11 months ago

Christian Bale picks up a rail

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MacKenzie Scott donates $4.2 billion to 384 organizations

MacKenzie Scott announced on Tuesday her second major charitable contribution of the year, giving away nearly $4.2 billion to 384 organizations as part of a plan to donate a majority of her fortune. The announcement comes just four months after Scott donated $1.7 billion to 116 organizations, includ...

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Participants In Trash To Treasure Competition Rewarded

Press Release:– On Wednesday December 9, 2020, the Department of Sustainable Development held a prize giving ceremony to reward students who had participated in the “Trash to Treasure” Video Competition. Launched in October, 2020, the competition required participants to record a five minute v...

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In Memoriam: Edward Joseph Perkins, 1928-2020

Edward J. Perkins, the first African Amerian to serve as ambassador to the Republic of South Africa and who later taught at the University of Oklahoma, died last month in a Washington, D.C., hospital after suffering a stroke. He was 92 years old. After completing high school in Oregon, Perkins joine...

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Loeffler’s KKK Problem and Race-Baiting Attacks on Warnock Under Scrutiny

As the GOP unleashes race-baiting attacks on U.S. Senate candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock, U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler is doing damage control after a photo surfaced of her posing with former Ku Klux Klan “Grand Klaliff” Chester Doles, a longtime fixture in the north Georgia white supremacist movement...