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Rep. Karen Bass of California Will Lead the Largest Congressional Black Caucus in History

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus selected California Congresswoman Karen Bass to be the next Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.

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Viola Davis to Portray Shirley Chisholm in Film by Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios won a bidding war for the rights to produce the Shirley Chisholm film. The project is the first Amazon Studios production deal emerging from the partnership…

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Minority-Owned Tech Startup Mixtroz Raises Over $1M for Networking Software

Mixtroz, a minority and woman-owned tech startup specializing in connecting people at live events in real time, has reached the historic fundraising mark of $1 million.

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FSU Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement Scholars Recognized

Two Fayetteville State University Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (FSU-RISE) scholars, Don Eaford and Shamar Wallace, received awards for outstanding poster presentations of their summer research…

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Meet Harvard Newspaper’s First Ever Black Woman President In 145 Years

At Harvard you’re in a space that was made for white men, so if you’re not the cookie-cutter white man who Harvard was built for, it can be difficult to navigate being here,” she said.

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NNPA’s Black Parents’ Town Hall Meeting to Discuss State of Education in Houston

Teachers should seek to build trust with the parents and seek to know the parents on a first name basis, so they can stay in the loop. I think that will go a long way…

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12-Year Old CEO Micro-Franchising Her Company to Help Young Girls Start Businesses

Award-winning GaBBY Bows CEO Gabrielle Goodwin and her mom Rozalynn are sharing their international brand with other girls and their moms through the Mommy and Me Entrepreneurship Academy.

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Building the Faith on a Firm Family Foundation

Apostle Herman L. Murray’s leadership of a local 3,000 congregation, evangelistic travels and, weekly sermons are often heard around the world. The goal is to see the transformative impact…

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Racial Profiling and Teaching While Black at VCU

It comes amid a string of incidents — some of which have gone viral on social media — in which white people called the police on black people…

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Valder Beebe Show: Randy Jackson

Multi-talented music producer and this year he is partnering with Colgate and the American Diabetes Association on their “Everyday Reality” campaign.

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Can a Woman’s Coalition Survive Petulant White Women?

Black, white, Latina, Asian, Native, Palestinian and other women have starkly different experiences. We are joined by our gender but separated by the status…

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Oral Arguments Scheduled for HBCU-Maryland Inequality Case

In 2013, Judge Catherine Blake, U.S. District Court of Maryland, found that Maryland continues to operate vestiges of a de jure system of segregation…

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