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Softest Every Body Oil — A Promise You Body Deserves — Shaun Leon Bath & Beauty
March 11, 2021
This level of care is done to ensure effectiveness which embodies Shaun Leon Bath & Beauty’s belief that ingredients derived from nature are agents of wellness and self-care. ... read more »
UMG Announces New Chairman/CEO of Motown Records
March 5, 2021
Ethiopia Habtemariam was appointed president of Motown and executive vice president of Capitol Music Group in 2014. That same year, she oversaw Motown's relocation to Los Angeles from New York. ... read more »
IN MEMORIAM: Civil Rights Icon Vernon Jordan Dies at 85
March 4, 2021
NAACP President Derrick Johnson said the world lost an influential figure in the fight for civil rights and American politics. “An icon to the world and a lifelong friend to the NAACP, his contribution to moving our society toward justice is unparalleled,” Johnson declared. “In 2001, Jordan received the NAACP’s Spingarn Medal for a lifetime of social justice activism. His exemplary life will shine as a guiding light for all that seek truth and justice for all people.” ... read more »
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New Study: Innocent Blacks Seven Times More Likely to be Wrongfully Convicted of Murder Than Innocent Whites
March 4, 2021
The nonprofit legal organization committed to exonerating wrongly convicted individuals also noted that Black people are more likely to be wrongly convicted of murder when the victim is White. Among Black people exonerated of murder convictions, approximately 31 percent were wrongly convicted of killing White people. However, only 15 percent of homicides by Black people involve White victims, the National Registry of Exonerations reported. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: February 22 – Brought to you by Black365.com
February 22, 2021
One of the best basketball players to ever live, Julius "Dr. J" Erving was born in Roosevelt, NY, 1950. ... read more »
Is Removing Confederate Monuments, Changing Sports Teams Names Just A Distraction?
January 21, 2021
Protests and unrest in 2020 sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, shined an even brighter spotlight on police brutality against African Americans.  ... read more »
Film Review: ‘SOUL’
January 14, 2021
It’s a bit jarring. A New York City middle school band is murdering the Disney song “When You Wish Upon a Star.” By the time they’re through, you’d wish a dream-fulfilling star had given you earplugs. Still, they continue, inspired by their very patient music teacher Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx). Jazz is the reason their instructor loves music not matter how screechy the band gets. ... read more »
Spike Lee’s children named Golden Globe ambassadors
January 14, 2021
Spike Lee’s daughter and son have been chosen as the Golden Globe ambassadors to assist with the awards ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Tuesday morning that Satchel and Jackson Lee will assume the ambassador roles for the 78th annual Golden Globes Awards in February. ... read more »
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Madison Group Hires Senate Democrat
January 14, 2021
The Madison Group, a bipartisan, bicameral, and bicoastal government relations firm, is pleased to welcome Tiffany Harris, Esq. as director of Government Relations. Harris brings legislative policy and judiciary expertise to the Madison Group. ... read more »
Take a stand against gun violence terrorizing our streets
January 7, 2021
Gun violence spiked across the country in 2020, the most violent year in decades. 19,000 were killed in shootings, the highest death toll in 20 years (and that does not include gun suicides). Mass shootings — defined as four or more shot in an incident — also rose drastically to over 600. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Monday, December 28, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
December 28, 2020
 Actor, director, and producer Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. was born in Mount Vernon, NY, 1954. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
December 22, 2020
Record setting artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was born in Brooklyn, NY, 1960. ... read more »
More US churches are committing to racism-linked reparations
December 13, 2020
The Episcopal Diocese of Texas acknowledges that its first bishop in 1859 was a slaveholder. An Episcopal church in New York City erects a plaque noting the building’s creation in 1810 was made possible by wealth resulting from slavery. ... read more »
IN MEMORIAM: David Dinkins, New York’s First and Only Black Mayor, Dies at 93
December 10, 2020
Dinkins was viewed as a compromise candidate during a time of turmoil in New York. Elected a year after the infamous 1989 “Central Park jogger” incident that led to the wrongful convictions of five Black and Hispanic boys, Dinkins proved to be a cautious and stoic figure who was a competent caretaker of the city, including its many fiscal, social and political challenges. Dinkins’ administration followed that of one of New York City’s most storied politicians, Ed Koch. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 – Brought to you by Black365
December 8, 2020
 Dancer, actor, and comedian Sammy Davis, Jr. was born in Harlem, NY 1906. ... read more »
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