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Attorney Zulu Ali Inducted into Prestigious Who’s Who Registry

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Nationwide -- Attorney Zulu Ali has been inducted into Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Law and Activism. Since 1898, Marquis Who's Who has recognized accomplished and prominent professionals in its biographical publications. As in all Marquis Who's Who...

Book Helps Parents Talk About Racism and Police Brutality

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BLACK AUTHOR RELEASES BOOK TO ASSIST PARENTS IN STARTING THE CONVERSATION ON RACISM AND POLICE BRUTALITY "The Talk: A Black Family's Conversation about Racism and Police Brutality" by Ama Karikari-Yawson, Esq. Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- All over the country, parents are having the...

EBONY Magazine Announces Leadership Transition; Willard Jackson To Step Down As CEO

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EBONY Magazine Announces Leadership Transition; Willard Jackson to Step Down as CEO NEWARK – On July 2, 2020 the board of directors of EBONY Magazine agreed to a leadership change and the removal of Chief Executive Officer Willard Jackson, Jr.  Several weeks ago, the...

Black-Owned Businesses See Sales Surge Amid Racism Reckoning

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By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — When Mahdi Hashemian was looking for a bicycle for his 7-year-old daughter Zeynab last week, the Cambridge, Massachusetts, resident decided to skip his local cycle shops in favor of a Black-owned one...

Worker Files Discrimination Complaint Against Facebook

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By BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A Black Facebook employee, joined by two others who were denied jobs at the social network, has filed a complaint against the company, saying it discriminates against Black workers and...

NASCAR Meets With Minister Pushing for Racial Equality

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By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer As the Rev. Greg Drumwright watched members of his ministry crowd the fence at Talladega Superspeedway to cheer for Black driver Bubba Wallace, he realized his first NASCAR race was the start of his...

9-Year Old Black Boy Launches Talk Show

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Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) -- Who says you can't be a kid and have your own talk show? No one does! That is why Atlanta native, 9-year old bestselling author Nicholas Buamah, can now add talk show host to the...

20-Year Black CEO, Custom Wigs and Extensions

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20-YEAR OLD BLACK COSMETOLOGIST AND HAIR LOSS SPECIALIST’S CUSTOM WIGS AND EXTENSIONS HELPING WOMEN LOOK AND FEEL THEIR BEST DURING PANDEMIC Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- The pandemic has left millions of women trying to figure out home remedies for styling, adding...

Pet Valu, U.S. War Dogs Association Team Up For “Patriotic Pets” Fundraiser

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By AFRO Staff Over its decade-long partnership with the U.S. War Dogs Association, Pet Valu has supported the fearless, four-legged heroes through its annual “Patriotic Pets” fundraiser. This year's fundraiser, which runs July 1-31, encourages Pet Valu customers to show...

Parade of Hearses

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You may have seen the long line of hearse riding down west North Avenue headed east on Friday, June 27, 2020 at approximately 6:15 p.m. in Baltimore, MD, but let’s talk about the reason for the caravan. Harri Close, President,...

Billions of Dollars in Aid For Small Businesses Go Unclaimed

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By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Billions of dollars offered by Congress as a lifeline to small businesses struggling to survive the pandemic are about to be left on the table when a key government...

Millions of African Women At Risk Because of COVID

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By RODNEY MUHUMUZA, Associated Press KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Rebecca Nakamanya rolls her eyes, dismissing a question about school fees. What really worries her is how to feed three children and a jobless partner on a daily wage of less...

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