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Fond Memories of John Reaves, the Smokey John’s BBQ Experience and Others

Meanwhile, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) had a rough month with the passing of television anchor Nancy Parker…

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DeVos Hands For-Profit Colleges $11.1 Billion Over 10 Years

Over the next decade, the Education Department projects an $11 billion cost-savings from denying loan forgiveness.

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Washington State’s Big Bet on ‘Free College’

Washington state already keeps tuition from rising more than the rate at which average wages grow. Now, with this new initiative that provides state aid grants to more students…

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Voices from an Age of Uncertain Work – Americans Miss Stability

Unemployment in the U.S. hovers near a 50-year low, and employers describe growing shortages of workers in a wide array of fields.

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Aerial Footage of Devastated Bahamas Emerges, Campaigners Ask How Much Destruction

There’s still hurricane-force winds and rain coming down on us, and yet these people are going out and pulling people from their houses, from on top of their houses, and saving their lives…

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Voting Rights Advocates Celebrate as NC Court Strikes Down Gerrymandered District Map

Wake County Superior Court ruled 3-0 that the state’s map was unconstitutional and must be redrawn immediately—in time for the 2020 elections.

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Denny’s to Serve as Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 NCNW Hungry For Education HBCU Tour

As part of a national campaign to raise awareness about hunger and increase access to education, Denny’s has partnered with National Council of Negro Women, Inc….

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Howard University School of Business Launches New Diversity Coaching Program

The Howard University School of Business (HUSB) has launched its new Executive Certification in Diversity Coaching (ECDC) program. The program is a collaborative partnership…

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Unique Black Woman-Owned Therapy Practice Helps Busy Professionals Prioritize Self-Care

Feeling stressed and overwhelmed? It’s totally understandable! Professionals juggle many roles and typically neglect self-care. Established in April 2019, Therapy Topia specializes in…

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IN MEMORIAM: 1968 Memphis Sanitation Worker Baxter Leach, a Soldier for Labor

Mr. Leach and fellow sanitation workers rose up and in unison shouted to the world, “I AM A MAN.” They marched against the powers that be, earning a hard-won victory in a fight that brought Dr. Martin Luther King Jr…

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Breaking Barriers in Ballet: Misty Copeland Set to Receive Trailblazer Award

Determined to shatter the glass ceiling of the ballet world, on Sep. 11, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), will honor Misty Copeland, with their esteemed Trailblazer Award…

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Court-Ordered Mediation in Maryland HBCU Case Ends without Agreement

In 2013, Judge Catherine Blake of the U.S. District Court of Maryland, found the state in violation of the 14th Amendment rights of its HBCU students and alumni. Her ruling said Maryland continues to…

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