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Nonprofit to Redevelop Bank Damaged during Floyd Protests
November 29, 2021
 A Minneapolis bank that was badly damaged during protests over the death of George Floyd is giving the property to a nonprofit developer to build affordable housing, commercial space and a home for cultural organizations. ... read more »
Their Own Words may have Doomed Men who Killed Ahmaud Arbery
November 29, 2021
The video of Ahmaud Arbery's shotgun death was a shocking piece of evidence that suddenly brought the Black man's killing into the national consciousness. ... read more »
Community systems offer alternative paths for solar growth
November 29, 2021
Strolling his church’s rooftop among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr. acknowledged climate change isn’t the most pressing concern for his predominantly Black congregation _ even though it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor. ... read more »
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Hollywood Christmas Parade Returns After 2020 COVID Cancellation
November 29, 2021
After a hiatus in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Hollywood Christmas Parade returned tonight, moving through the streets of Tinseltown with its 89th edition to mark the unofficial start to the holiday season -- though one still being celebrated in the shadow of COVID-19. ... read more »
Ahmaud Arbery’s Mom: Thankful for justice and son’s legacy
November 29, 2021
Ahmaud Arbery’s mother woke up Thursday with a new, very important blessing on Thanksgiving Day. But there will still be an empty chair at the family’s celebrations. ... read more »
In French Pantheon, Josephine Baker makes History Yet Again
November 29, 2021
France is inducting Josephine Baker _ Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French World War II spy and civil rights activist _ into its Pantheon, the first Black woman honored in the final resting place of France's most revered luminaries. ... read more »
November 29: Chadwick Boseman known for his portrayals of real life historical figures was born in Anderson, SC, 1977
November 29, 2021
November 29: Chadwick Boseman known for his portrayals of real life historical figures was born in Anderson, SC, 1977 ... read more »
November 28: Record executive, songwriter, and film producer Berry Gordy Jr. was born in Detroit, MI, 1929
November 28, 2021
November 28: Record executive, songwriter, and film producer Berry Gordy Jr. was born in Detroit, MI, 1929 ... read more »
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November 27: Author Charles Johnson was awarded the National Book Award for his book “Middle Passage,” 1990
November 27, 2021
November 27: Author Charles Johnson was awarded the National Book Award for his book “Middle Passage,” 1990 ... read more »
November 26: Cicely Tyson and legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis were married, 1981
November 26, 2021
November 26: Cicely Tyson and legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis were married, 1981 ... read more »
November 25: William Hubbard, the first African American to win a gold medal at the Olympics as an individual, was born Cincinnati, OH, 1903
November 25, 2021
November 25: William Hubbard, the first African American to win a gold medal at the Olympics as an individual, was born Cincinnati, OH, 1903 ... read more »
November 24: The “Father of bioengineering in Canada,” and co-developer of the pacemaker Dr. John Hopps passed away, 1998
November 24, 2021
November 24: The "Father of bioengineering in Canada," and co-developer of the pacemaker Dr. John Hopps passed away, 1998 ... read more »
November 23: Inventor John Love patented the pencil sharpener, 1897
November 23, 2021
November 23: Inventor John Love patented the pencil sharpener, 1897 ... read more »
Black Entrepreneurs in Miami Feel Bypassed by the Tech Boom
November 22, 2021
 Black hair care is often overlooked by venture capitalists, a world that remains distant from Black and Brown communities. Only 2% of venture capitalists are Black men and only 1% are Black women. ... read more »
November 22: (Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay, the iconic song written and performed by Otis Redding was first recorded, 1967
November 22, 2021
November 22: (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay, the iconic song written and performed by Otis Redding was first recorded, 1967 ... read more »
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