Category : News

3 days ago

Stocks tumble as Powell signals inflation is ahead

US stocks tumbled Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell predicted an increase in consumer prices this summer — something investors fear will force interest rates up sooner than expected. Powell, speaking at a conference Thursday, pred...

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SLP Leader Philip J. Pierre Takes COVID-19 Jab

Philip J. Pierre took a COVID-19 vaccine jab Thursday, reiterating that had always said that he would. “I believe in the science,” the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) leader told reporters afterwards. Pierre recalled that he had said that...

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Cancel Culture: Seen the NEW Price of Dr Seuss Books?

The following article, Cancel Culture: Seen the NEW Price of Dr Seuss Books?, was first published on The Black Sphere. If the price of Dr. Seuss books is any indicator, cancel culture is dead. If not, then cancel me. Because Dr. Seuss book prices hav...

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COVID-19 restrictions lifted amid political disagreement

Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order (GA-34) on March 2, lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increasing capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100 percent. The Governor made the announcement while in Lubbock in an addre...

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Melanie Miles

The Texas Coalition of Black Democrats (TCBD), in preparation for the 2022 and 2024 election cycles, has organized a statewide Texas Alliance of Black Political Action Committees (PACs) to engage in coordinated local, statewide and national fundraisi...

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Vernon Jordan

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Vernon Jordan, the former National Urban League president and civil rights leader, has died at 85. Vickee Jordan Adams, the icon’s daughter, confirmed his death on Tuesday. “My father pass...

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Flowers are an Artistic Expression at Roots and Blooms

“A lot of people tell me, ‘I can feel you in the flowers and I know you did them with love’,’” says Ednita Tingle, owner of Roots and Blooms in Decatur, Ga. “I love hearing this. It’s why I do what I do.” Tingle moved to Atlanta from Chicago after wo...

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Westlake girls advance to Final Four, boys fall to Kell

The March to Macon continued this week with an elite eight doubleheader between the Westlake Lions and the Kell Longhorns. This game featured a sold-out crowd with very intense fan bases. One side dressed in black and blue and the other side dressed...

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The Solution to Trump, White Privilege and The Republican Party

By Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher and CEO, San Diego Voice & Viewpoint We know from the appearance of former President Trump at the conservative Republican gathering in Florida over the weekend that their agenda against America continues. We see o...

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As Key PPP changes begin, advocates demand equitable solutions

By Charlene Crowell Over the past year, COVID-19 and its variants have plagued the globe taking lives and interrupting normal activities in virtually all areas of life. For Black America, already plagued with steep health, income and wealth dispariti...