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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...

Test Your News Knowledge With Zenger: A Royal Birthday Celebration

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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...

Redefining Disney’s Black Princesses

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By Blacknews.com  Stunning photos of young Black girls dressed as Disney princesses have gone viral after being shared on social media. CreativeSoul, a Black-owned Atlanta-based photography studio, has teamed up with hairstylist LaChanda Gatson (@LaChandaGArtistry) to make the project happen. Kahran...

Wide Angle Youth Media and WYPR 88.1FM Presents: Virtual Graduation 2020

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By AFRO Staff Wide Angle Youth Media and WYPR 88.1FM partnered to host the first-ever virtual graduation for its seniors on June 25. Graduation featured a keynote address by Baltimore born actress Tiffany Boone, as well as guest speakers Erricka...

Youth Poetry Competition: I Matter! Reflection on the Racial Injustices

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By Blacknews.com  Nonprofit organization National Youth Foundation (NYF) announced an “I Matter” national poetry competition for students K-12. “The death of George Floyd and the deluge of stories and videos which illustrate the deep roots of racism in our country...

THE RUN DOWN – August Alsina and Jada Pinkett Smith

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By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Host Micha Green touches on the murky relationship between August Alsina and Jada Pinkett Smith and the trending stories in this weeks AFRO American Newspaper.

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...

AMC Delays Movie Theater Reopening

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By Lindsey Bahr Associated Press AMC Theaters, the nation’s largest chain, is pushing back its plans to begin reopening theaters by two weeks following the closure because of COVID-19. The company said June 29 that it would open approximately 450 U.S....

Hot News Cycle Leads CNN to Best Ratings in 40 Years

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By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — An extraordinary stretch of news with the coronavirus pandemic and racial reckoning triggered by George Floyd's death has led CNN to its biggest audience for any three-month period in the...

L’Oreal to Remove Words Like ‘Whitening’ from Skin Products

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By The Associated Press French cosmetics giant L'Oreal said June 27 that it will remove words like "whitening" from its skin care products, a move that comes amid global protests against racism sparked by the death of George Floyd in...

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