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Accountability Accountants Prevail

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By Camille Davis Special to the AFRO Americans showed resilience after the end of the Great Recession in 2009 and a little over a decade later they’re hoping to bounce back after a pandemic. Now, Covid-19 (coronavirus) has many businesses scrambling to...

Black Biz Owners Already Getting Stimulus Checks

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Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- In March 2020, the U.S. government announced that trillions of dollars would be made available to organizations, small businesses, and individuals in an effort to stimulate the economy. As of Monday, April 6, many small businesses...

Black-Owned Wig Company Donates Face Masks to NYC Hospitals

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New York, NY (BlackNews.com) -- RPGSHOW, a leading provider of luxury wigs in partnership with sister company, MyFirstWig, is giving back to the community with a donation of vital PPE materials to various hospitals in NYC and other areas...

RockDeep Makes Health Care Supplies Available

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Former sports talk host turned athletic apparel entrepreneur Rocky Parrish is coming off the sidelines and getting into the game once again.  His latest venture hopes to address two ways of surviving the COVID-19...

Press Release: How Coronavirus Quarantine is Birthing “2nd Chances” to College Students Going Back...

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(April 2nd, 2020) -- First generation college graduate Sasha Frank is giving college students a free copy of her memoir ‘Introducing Sasha Frank’ (which can be found on Amazon and Barnes & Noble), to help them navigate through any...

Commentary: Cloudy With A Chance Of Change

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By Terrance Blowe It’s been more than three months into 2020 vision, and three weeks since Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the first coronavirus (COVID-19) case was reported in the nation’s capitol.  The case is considered to be the result of...

Coronavirus Update: Deaths Continue to Mount in Intensifying Pandemic, Other Developments

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By BRYAN GALLION, MALIKA BUDD and ANNA HOVEY Capital News Service WASHINGTON — The United States logged over 206,200 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and more than 4,500 deaths Wednesday afternoon, according to John Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science...

African American Scientist Breaks Ground in Cancer Research

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, an assistant professor at Morehouse School of Medicine in the Physiology Department, has reportedly become the first person to successfully cure cancer in mice using laser-activated nanoparticles. According to Black Culture...

Applications Open for Philanthropy Tank Baltimore

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Funding for Innovation Available to Baltimore City Students Baltimore – Baltimore teens are full of creative ideas to address pressing issues facing their communities. From planning inner-city gardens that bring fresh vegetables to local residents to developing STEM curriculum for...

House Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Deal

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The $2 trillion stimulus deal reached earlier by the Senate, was finally passed by the House on Friday, March 27. President Trump is expected to immediately sign the massive legislation that promises to...

Black Sorority Launches COVID-19 Webinar

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AFRICAN AMERICAN SORORITY SUPPORTS MEMBERS, PUBLIC WITH 6-PART WEBINAR SERIES Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Hosts "We Are Sigma Strong" During COVID-19 Outbreak Cary, NC (BlackNews.com) -- "We Are Sigma Strong" is the theme of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority's 6-part webinar series...

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