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Four Urban Students Named 2017 Math and Science Scholars
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(Black PR Wire) WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Four graduating high school seniors have been selected by the Council of the Great City Schools(CGCS) to receive the 2017 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship. The students were chosen from se

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Research Shows Trump’s Election May Have Negative Health Consequences
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A new article published in the New England Journal of Medicine points to increased racism-related anxiety following President Donald Trump’s election. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images News/Getty Images) Researchers in an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, June 8, point to growing evidence that suggests racism as well as related […]

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Black Community Rally to ‘Buy Back the Block’– Even After Indiegogo Killed Their Successful Campaign
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Following the successful creation of ‘Buy The Block’ as well as the passionate contribution of the community towards ensuring that the movement’s goal of raising the sum of $60,000 is reached.  Lynn is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated launch of their new one-stop online crowd investing real estate investment platform, April 2017. Even though… […]

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Racist Acts Can Get You Jailed In Brazil — If You’re Black
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Brazilian funk singer Ludmilla has been the target of numerous racist remarks since she first broke onto the music scene in 2012 with the YouTube hit “Fala Mal de Mim.” In one recent attack Ludmilla was called a “disgusting nigger” on Instagram. She reported the incident to authorities, and the offender is now facing up to 4 years in jail, thanks to […]

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Bill Maher’s Reaction to Ice Cube’s Critique Does Not Fly with Viewers
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"I like your show and I like you. But I think this is a teachable moment, not just to you but to the people who are watching." –@icecube pic.twitter.com/qscEBqAu4H — Bill Maher (@billmaher) June 10, 2017 Bill Maher was the center of attention on the Friday night broadcast of “Real Time with Bill Maher.” The […]

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Black Business Spotlight: Lakay Designs Making Global Impact With African Inspired Home Decor
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“I love our African fabric from Lakay Designs, the feel, the vibrant colors and the meaningful patterns. The touch of African fabric interiors brings this nostalgic feeling along with it. “Janet Evans. Lakay designs is an online business owned by a savoir-faire entrepreneur called Jojo. It is the first African Decor Business who is dedicated… […]

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This Black-Owned Barbershop Has Been in Business For 40 Years
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Snazzy’s Barbershop sits right on Barnwell Ave NE in Aiken, South Carolina. It’s the oldest Black-owned business in Aiken County and will soon be in business for 40 years. But it’s more than just a place to get your hair cut. Snazzy’s is a historic landmark in the local community. Celebrating 40 years in business… […]

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