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Government Shutdown Hits African Americans the Hardest

With over 50,000 federal employees, the fourth congressional district in Maryland represents the fifth largest number of workers, and Maryland likely counts as the third-largest impacted state by the government shutdown, according to Democratic Rep. Anthony Brown. “So, I’m hearing about this, like my colleagues, each and every day from my constituents while this shutdown is set to become the longest in the nation’s history,” said Brown, who joined Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-Calif.); Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), on a media conference call on Friday, Jan. 11.


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Forgeries of African American Art on the Rise

Today, the recent boom in museums has revealed a devotion to African-American artists and the increasing amount of attention paid to these artists has led to a significant rise in forgeries, according to a new report.

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Opera and the African American – ‘Figaro Meets Frederick Douglass’
Our artistry is vast, and can be used in many ways, but without funding for creating new stories with casting of old stories in collaboration with advertising and marketing...
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How Healthy Is Gentrification? In Search of Solutions
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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) Re-Introduces Legislation to Promote Diversity and Inclusion at Federal Reserve
Bringing greater diversity to the Federal Reserve will ensure that more perspectives are heard as major decisions are being made about our nation’s economic future…
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Soar Like an Eagle: 12 African American Teens Reach the Pinnacle of Success in The Boy Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 242, led by Scoutmaster Dameion Crook, Sr., presented the 12 African American Eagle Scouts during the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony that was held at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, Houston, Texas.

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Larry ‘D’ Is Back and Going Solo – The New Year Just Got a Bit Funkier
Now known as “Larry D,” the funkmaster says once he received confirmation from his family and some well-known friends such as R&B crooner Charlie Wilson. former lead singer of The Bar-Kays...
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Ezekiel 36: 24-26
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