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Black and minority-owned businesses need more than capital to thrive

[Black and Latino Businesses] Herman Nyamunga, the director of the Community College of Philadelphia’s (CCP) Power Up Your Business accelerator, believes entrepreneurship can be used as tool for Black and brown communities to fight poverty. Photo: Community College of Philadelphia Both Black and...

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Empowering Arts (Bishop Arts Theatre)

This Broadcast Partner Spotlight focuses on the Bishop Arts Theatre Center, which brings live stage performances to the heart of Oak Cliff throughout the year. They also host a Jazz series and feature Speakers on a regular basis. Additionally, BATC offers education and enrichment programs for commun...

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Coronavirus quarantine means solitary confinement for prisoners

by Eric Allen Jr. Eric Allen, a 26-year-old male currently incarcerated in Jamestown State Prison, is serving a 50-year-to-life plus life in prison sentence for participating in a senseless drive-by shooting in May 2009. After robbing an innocent person of their life, spending the last 11 ye...

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Award-Winning Black Journalists Launch News and Social Justice Podcast

[Run Tell This Podcast] Wesley Lowery: “The news often feels like an overwhelming firehouse of information. I’m looking forward to getting together once a week with smart friends to talk through the headlines and make sense of the chaos.” Photo: Four-time Emmy Award winning journalist Mara Schiav...

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This Is the Real Difference Between Rap and Hip Hop

digitalmusicnews.com - Most experts maintain that the broadest difference between rap and hip hop concerns scale. Rap represents a rhythmic style of vocal recitation that’s popular in some of hip hop’s top songs. But it’s …

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Conor McGregor to Fight Manny Pacquiao in Middle East

Just when fans of either the boxing or UFC world couldn’t speak their minds, there’s Conor McGregor in the media with a hot take. The Ireland native went beast mode to clarify and let people know on Twitter at the age of 32, he’s capable of putting on a show.His manager says it isn’t a done dea...

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Vietnamese Police To Investigate Condom Recycling Factory

Following a tip from a local resident, Binh Duong provincial market inspectors over the weekend raided a factory near Ho Chi Minh City where they found used condoms being repacked for sale at the market, the state-owned Tuoi Tre newspaper reported. A market inspector said the owner of the factory, a...

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Saint Lucia Police Collaborated In US Gun Trafficking Probe

Saint Lucia police say they collaborated with US law enforcement in an investigation that led to the arrest of a man who was charged with multiple firearms trafficking offenses stemming from a scheme to sell guns to a buyer in this country. The Eastern District of Pennsylvania ( a judicial district...

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Unfolded Interview: Multi-Talented Indie Artist ” Talib Matin”

Mult-talented singer/songwriter and producer, Talib Matin is a triple threat. With his debut EP Home, he focuses on the sensual nature of melodic sounds underscored with descriptive metaphors that lead to a urban twist. The West Atlanta native’s journey began at the age of 15 when he joined a group...

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Wyden presses DHS on “unconstitutional” surveillance in Portland

In the wake of DC correspondent Ken Klippenstein’s explosive report on federal agencies tapping protesters’ phones in Portland, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) demanding answers. The letter, addressed to DHS Acting Secretary Chad Wolf and signe...