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Sen. Cory Booker Announces 2020 Run for the White House

“I believe that we can build a country where no one is forgotten, no one is left behind, where parents can put food on the table. Where there are good paying jobs with good benefits in every neighborhood.

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Wes Moore Is the CEO of Robin Hood, Largest Anti-Poverty Force

Wes Moore is the CEO of Robin Hood, one of the largest anti-poverty forces in the nation. He is a bestselling author, a combat veteran, and a social entrepreneur.

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Homeownership in D.C., Maryland Get $7.1 Million Boost from NeighborhoodLIFT Program

The NeighborhoodLIFT program is Wells Fargo’s single largest corporate philanthropic effort of its kind in the company’s history and is funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation.

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Anthony Graves, Wrongfully Convicted Death Row Inmate, Gives Voice to Voiceless

The program works with qualified persons to help reduce recidivism and to encourage entrepreneurship and academic development in 12-weeks…

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The American Dream Remains Deferred for Black Millennials

As I entered my 30s, still navigating what achieving the dream would mean, I wondered what other black millennials were feeling. I wanted to figure out what my generation of Black Americans…

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FILM REVIEW “An Acceptable Loss”

Libby is shunned by faculty members, abhorred by some in her class, but still, at least on the outside she remains poised and at peace with her actions. One student, Martin (Ben Tavassoli, Overlord), stalks and spies on her. Why?

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API’s Energy Research Collaborative Focus is on Diversity

“The energy workforce opportunity could lead to an economic emancipation for many in our community,” said Stewart, a consultant for API and president of Frank M. Stewart & Company.

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If Beale Street Could Talk, It Would Tell Memphis to ‘Copyright Me’

When I first heard of the movie “If Beale Street Could Talk” I got excited about the possibility of seeing the legendary Beale Street of Memphis on the big screen. To my utter disappointment this movie…

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BET’s ‘Boomerang’ Yields First Major Role for On-The-Rise Actress

‘Boomerang’ is dynamic, solid good content. The stories we are illustrating are universal,” said Brittany Inge, who is also the creator of The (Non) Starving Artists, which is dedicated to empowering…

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Commentary:  How Will You Celebrate Your Birthday?

Every year of our life we get a chance to celebrate a wonderful milestone, our birthday! Birthdays are special days to reflect on our past experiences and accomplishments…

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Commentary: California Congresswoman Maxine Waters Makes History

As 2019 begins, there is also a new Congress with leadership in the House of Representatives that makes history for people of color and women alike.

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African-Americans Are No Better Off Than 50 Years Ago Data Shows

As 2018 comes to an end, we close out a 50-year period that began with the tumultuous 1968. This was the year Martin Luther King, Jr was assassinated; the year the Fair Housing Act passed…

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