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Grandmother, Alice Marie Johnson, Released From Prison After 21 Years

“BEST NEWS EVER!!!!” Kardashian-West was happy to share it on her Twitter after knowing Trump’s decision. She also expressed her gratitude “to everyone who has showed compassion & contributed countless hours…

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Dear Black People: AfroLife.TV is Your New Netflix

If you don’t know the name Alberto Marzan, he is a visionary and innovative entrepreneur. Marzan’s latest transformative venture, AfroLife.TV, the world’s first streaming service with content curated for people of color…

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National Anthem Reverberates a 400-Year-Old Message to African-Americans

Racism is about structuring social, political, and economic circumstances. Psychological and cultural circumstances such that one race can take advantage of another. One race can enhance itself at the expense of another. It has little to do with overt race hatred…

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Other Actions Signal More Backward Turns on Fair Housing

The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act is the nation’s most comprehensive mortgage lending report for its inclusion of data on lending by race and ethnicity.

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Grey’s Anatomy Star Chandra Wilson Honored at WomenHeart’s Annual Wenger Awards

The Wenger Awards celebrate individuals who have made extraordinary contributions in the fight against heart disease in women. Black women have heart disease at higher rates than White women.

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Private Prison Company Uses Forced Labor of Immigrants in Georgia to Boost Profits

CoreCivic, Inc., a private prison company under contract with Stewart County, Georgia, to house individuals detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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Meet the Only African American Female Stockbroker on the New York Stock Exchange

Lauren Simmons is the only woman that is a full-time employee at the New York Stock Exchange. And what’s more, she’s an African American! There are very few women who have occupied a trading position…

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for the release of the unredacted Department of Homeland Security memos known as the “Race Paper” and the “Growing Frequency of Race-Related Domestic Terrorist Violence.”

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ACLU, Color of Change, Free Press Call for Release of DHS “Race Paper”

Color of Change, Free Press, and over 35 other organizations to call for the release of the unredacted Department of Homeland Security memos known as the “Race Paper” and the “Growing Frequency of Race-Related Domestic Terrorist Violence.”

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document their genealogy to demonstrate a lack of African ancestry before they could receive ordination…

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The Mormon Church Is Still Grappling With a Racial Past

The racial restrictions caused problems elsewhere in Africa as well. In South Africa, for example, converts had to document their genealogy to demonstrate a lack of African ancestry before they could receive ordination…

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Doing Nothing: Why Daily Life Seems Overwhelming and Anxiety-Inducing

Clearly, acceleration demands more work – and to what end? There are only so many hours in a day, and this additional expenditure of energy reduces individuals’ ability to engage in life’s essential activities

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Parents-To-Be Want to Know What’s in Their Genome

Every parent-to-be wants a healthy baby. And, when offered an opportunity, most couples want to know which disease-causing genes, or risk factors, they carry and could unwittingly pass to their children.

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Why ABC Canceled Roseanne, It’s Not About the First Amendment

Late Tuesday, Barr tweeted a second apology to the writers and co-stars of the show and urging people not to feel sorry for her. She also highlighted supporters’ tweets that criticized ABC…

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