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Networking event invites white people to ‘Come Meet a Black Person’

By |November 16th, 2017|

(Photo: Fotolia/denisismagilov) A networking group in Lawrenceville, Georgia, is hosting an event called “Come Meet a Black Person.” Urban Mediamakers, a group for media professionals, said in their announcement that the event was meant to address the “divisive and racist atmosphere of this country” and challenge stereotypes. “Many white people want to begin to cultivate [...]

His Life Sentence for Rape Overturned, Louisiana Man to be Freed

By |November 15th, 2017|

Wajeedah Jones, niece of Wilbert Jones, reaches to wipe away tears from Wilbert’s sister-in-law, Wilda Jones, as family members and attorneys speak on the steps of state district court in Baton Rouge, La., (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — It has been nearly 50 years since a Louisiana man was sentenced to life in [...]

Anita Hill shares her #MeToo story on stage

By |November 15th, 2017|

(Today.com) Anita Hill and Aly Raisman took the stage at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards on Monday night to share their #MeToo stories. Along with Ann Cardenas and model Cameron Russell, these accounts came from all different walks of life and reminded us that all it takes is one woman standing up to tell her [...]

Black lottery winner decides to rebuild Florida’s Black business community with winnings

By |November 14th, 2017|

(PilgramGroup.com) Miguel Pilgram, who won $52 million in the lottery in 2010, is using his winnings to help rebuild Florida’s Black community. Specifically, Pilgram is using his company, The Pilgram Group, to invest in properties on Sistrunk Boulevard, a corridor that was once Fort Lauderdale’s blooming center of Black business but is now known for violence and [...]

Half of US Adults Have High Blood Pressure in New Guidelines

By |November 14th, 2017|

File photo, a patient has her blood pressure checked by a registered nurse in Plainfield, Vt. New medical guidelines announced Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — New medical guidelines [...]

A One Day in Auschwitz | Full History Documentary Movies |

By |November 14th, 2017|

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LeBron James, Cavaliers ride the New York subway before game against Knicks

By |November 13th, 2017|

(Twitter) On Monday, LeBron James and the Cavs rode the subway in New York City ahead of a game with the Knicks, and LeBron caught the whole thing on camera. LeBron filmed himself and his team as they all squished into the train at the 34th Street-Penn Station stop. According to LeBron, the team had decided [...]

Why are Millennials Leaving the Black Church?

By |November 12th, 2017|

Why are Black millennials leaving the church?The Black church has long stood at the center of Black communities as a place of worship and social advocacy. The civil rights moment saw religious leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., Andrew Young and Joseph Lowery on the front lines of marches, preaching and pushing policy reform while [...]

Another UK Magazine Forced to Apologize for Changing a Black Woman’s Hair on Cover

By |November 12th, 2017|

LONDON (AP) — British magazine Grazia U.K. has apologized to Lupita Nyong’o after the actress accused it of altering her hair on its front cover “to fit a more Eurocentric notion” of beauty. The Academy Award winner tweeted before-and-after images, saying the magazine “edited out and smoothed” her hair. She added [...]

JPMorgan invests $4.2 million in veteran-owned small businesses

By |November 12th, 2017|

(Getty Images) One-quarter of military service members who leave the armed forces over the next five years will start their own business. Sadly, only 4.5 percent of that quarter will succeed. JPMorgan Chase & Co have committed to investing $4.2 million as part of a $75 million effort to help minorities and women-owned businesses succeed. [...]