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Metro Atlanta’s Diversity Complicates Census Count
May 17, 2019
Inside the Clarkston Community Center, a 20-minute drive from downtown Atlanta, Mayor Ted Terry talked about canvassing for votes in that neighborhood five years ago.  ... read more »
New Orleans Wins NBA Draft Lottery 2019 Presented By State Farm; Order Of Selection Set For June 20 NBA Draft
May 17, 2019
The Pelicans will have the first overall pick in NBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm, which will be held on Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m. ET at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.  The NBA Draft will air live on ESPN and ESPN Radio and stream live on the ESPN App. ... read more »
Everett Community College Offers Presidency to Daria J. Willis
May 10, 2019
The decision was made at a special board meeting Monday after a national search, a campus visit earlier this month with student, faculty, staff and community forums and an in-depth interview with the Board of Trustees. ... read more »
Rep. Underwood to Black Nurses: Go into Politics
February 22, 2019
Freshman Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.) told a receptive audience of the nation’s leading African American nursing association that they should seriously consider entering the political realm. ... read more »
Second Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Jazmine Barnes
January 10, 2019
Authorities announced Tuesday that a second black man has been charged in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old Houston black girl, whose death her family had initially believed was racially motivated. ... read more »
EDUCATOR SPOTLIGHT: Rebecca Francis 
January 3, 2019
Francis has visited over 25 high-performing schools across the nation to learn what it takes to make award-winning, high-quality public charter schools. She believes charter schools offer an alternative option to parents and students who are not satisfied with the options available to them.  ... read more »
Murex Petroleum to Pay $50K to Settle Race Harassment Suit
November 30, 2018
According to the lawsuit, Derrick Jenkins worked for Murex from April to September 2014 at its Tioga facility. The EEOC says Jenkins' co-workers directed racial slurs at him and made racially derogatory comments. It says Jenkins' supervisor witnessed the harassment, but did nothing about it. ... read more »
THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM ANNOUNCES FALL SEASON, FEATURING TWO HISTORY EXHIBITIONS AND SOLO SHOWS FOR ARTISTS NINA CHANEL ABNEY AND ROBERT PRUITT
July 23, 2018
The California African American Museum (CAAM) announced today that it will open four new exhibitions in fall 2018, including two original exhibitions that examine important chapters of African Americans history in California and solo exhibitions of new and recent works by artists Nina Chanel Abney (in conjunction with the Institute for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles) and Robert Pruitt. One of the upcoming exhibitions also includes CAAM’s first partnership with its Exposition Park neighbor, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which is lending pieces from its collection. ... read more »
Texas Family Honors Man Dragged to His Death 20 Years Ago
June 14, 2018
James Byrd Jr. was 49 years old when he was killed on June 7, 1998, in Jasper, which is about 115 miles (185 kilometers) northeast of Houston. ... read more »
Former Brown University president takes over at Prairie View
April 26, 2018
Retired Brown University President Ruth Simmons is being installed as president of Prairie View A&M University, making her the first female leader of the school in Texas. ... read more »
…While Rome Burned
October 5, 2017
Considering the lack-luster response of #45's administration to the tragedy in Puerto Rico, it is easy to draw parallels between Nero and #45. ... read more »
Equifax data breach leaves at least 143 million Consumers Credit at risk
September 13, 2017
Congresswoman Waters prefers a legislative approach – one that will ensure this type of financial disaster from happening again. ... read more »
Surviving Hurricane Harvey
September 7, 2017
This is the reality that we are living right now. That is the ideological conflict currently playing out in our economic policy, veterans hospitals, inner cities, in the streets of Virginia and in various ways all across this country. ... read more »
Wells Fargo Names Winners in Small Business Renovation Contest
August 31, 2017
Company awards physical makeovers to 20 small businesses in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and Minneapolis ... read more »
12 Years After Katrina, Harvey Devastates Houston 
August 31, 2017
On August, 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, creating one of the most devastating and destructive natural disasters in United States history. ... read more »
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