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Enrichment Program Boosts STEM for Black Students but Leaves Latinos Behind

Getting more black and Latino students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics usually focus on those students’ college years.

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The ‘Freedom Movement’ and ‘The Faith That Strengthens’

The message was extremely relevant for an African American congregation working to keep their traditional values rooted in a gentrifying neighborhood.

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Black Indie Authors Conference Takes Your Book From the Page to the Stage

Helping black authors make a dent in the book publishing world and have attendees learn new, innovative information that will position them to build a solid platform as an authorpreneur and speaker.

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Capital One Bank Hit With Explosive Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Capital One minority customers allege the employee repeatedly complained to the bank that Capital One was breaking the law by discriminating against minority communities.

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Assault and Incarceration of an Innocent Black Man at the Hands of the NYPD and U.S. Marshals

Oswald’s assault and incarceration stand as a typical example of corruption at the highest levels of law enforcement in the US, particularly targeting people of color.

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Poetry Contest for National Poetry Month and NubianPoets.com

Anyone can enter the contest by submitting an original (non-published) poem 30 lines or fewer with a maximum of 60 characters per line, in any style. “Black Love” is the contest theme.

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Ruby Ridge – 25 Years Since the Siege That Fired up the Radical Right

The standoff at Ruby Ridge claimed the lives of a federal agent, a 14-year-old boy, and a mother with a baby in her arms, though the man at the centre of the siege, Randy Weaver, never fired a shot in retaliation.

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How The “I Approve” Tagline Boosts Nasty Political Negative Ads

A campaign reform aimed at deflating negative campaign ads has had the opposite effect. Their paper, “How Encouraging Niceness Can Incentivize Nastiness: An Unintended Consequence of Advertising Reform” …

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Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” Stars and Creators Comment On Its Debut

I couldn’t describe that feeling before actually sitting down and watching that film and seeing yourself on screen, not just me personally, but people that look like me in power …

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African-American Male Engagement To Keep at Risk Black Men Out of Prison

Program will focus on building a support network for young Black men, who mostly do not have families to turn to or to guide them to stay out of trouble. Andrey Buley, the former safety director will be the one to lead the office.

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Black Historian Slams NBC’s Today Show for Fake Statue of Queen Nefertiti

Amid orchestrated fanfare, a reconstructed bust of the famous queen’s skull, designed by sculptress Elisabeth Daynes, was unveiled on the show. The queen is depicted as white!

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NRA Funding & Loopholes for Getting Guns, N.C. Republican Senators Rank 2nd

N.C.’s  two senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, both Republicans, are two of the top four recipients of NRA funding —  each having received $6,986,620 and $4,418,012

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