Taraji P. Henson Launches Foundation for Mental Health Awareness | Los Angeles Sentinel

Facebook0Twitter0MailLauren A. Jones , Los Angeles Sentinel Photo by Sara Jaye Weiss. Featured Image Oscar-nominated actor Taraji P. Henson launched the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in honor of her late father, on Sept. 23 at a private estate in Beverly Hills to raise awareness for mental health in the Black community. Henson kicked off the […]

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23 Black Chefs You Should Know About | Shoppe Black

Facebook0Twitter0MailShoppe Black , Shoppe Black Although the number of Black chefs is increasing, there’s still plenty of progress to be made in terms of representation in the culinary industry. We’d like to take a moment to shout out some chefs who are doing their thing nationally and internationally, paving the way for the next generation […]

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Former Astronaut Mae Jemison over the Moon for ‘Mars’ | The Network Journal

Facebook0Twitter0MailTNJ Staff , The Network Journal Lucy McBath defeated the Republican incumbent, Karen Handel.Credit Lynsey Weatherspoon for The New York Times. Featured Image The second season of the National Geographic series “Mars,” set to debut Monday, will continue to blend fictional storytelling with fact to present a look at what the efforts to establish a […]

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Up in The Air Life Founder Shares How She Built a Million Dollar Travel Business | Shoppe Black

Facebook0Twitter0MailShoppe Black , Shoppe Black Up in The Air Life is an international travel company founded by Claire Soares. The company is focused on showcasing luxury travel and amazing experiences that you’ve never imagined. What inspired you to create Up In the Air Life? I started Up in the Air Life because I felt there […]

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Decades before Stacey Abrams, these black women risked their lives to register black voters | The Washington Post

Facebook0Twitter0MailDeNeen L. Brown , The Washington Post Annell Ponder, a civil rights worker who fought against voter suppression in the South, is shown at the funeral of Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968. (Builder Levy (Chrysler Museum of Art)). Featured Image Annell Ponder is one of those fearless black women whose names may not be […]

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A Portrait of Black Mental Health in Hues of Black and Blue | Hyperallergic Influenced by Picasso’s Blue Period, Malik Roberts explores the repercussions of generational poverty, racism, and violence in Black communities using monochromatic hues.

Influenced by Picasso’s Blue Period, Malik Roberts explores the repercussions of generational poverty, racism, and violence in Black communities using monochromatic hues.

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5 Women Who Changed How We Think About Race | The New York Times

Facebook0Twitter0MailAmisha Padnani , The New York Times Devah Pager, a Harvard sociologist who died on Nov. 2, demonstrated the tenacious power of race in hiring decisions. We looked back through our obituary archives and found five other women, some recently deceased, whose thinking had an impact on our understanding of race. 1862–1931 Ida B. Wells […]

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Grambling State Approved to Offer Cybersecurity Degree | Los Angeles Sentinel “With the vision of your team and the support of this Board, we are confident Grambling is prepared to educate cybersecurity professionals the market is demanding...”

“With the vision of your team and the support of this Board, we are confident Grambling is prepared to educate cybersecurity professionals the market is demanding…”

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Fewer Black Male Doctors has Broader Public Health Impact | The Network Journal “We know that black doctors made a difference in the health-seeking behavior of black men. We know that black male doctors are more likely to work in under served communities. We have significant health disparities, and if we had more individuals, we could put a dent in that.”

“We know that black doctors made a difference in the health-seeking behavior of black men. We know that black male doctors are more likely to work in under served communities. We have significant health disparities, and if we had more individuals, we could put a dent in that.”

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The Newest Jim Crow | The New York Times Recent criminal justice reforms contain the seeds of a frightening system of “e-carceration.”

Facebook0Twitter0MailMichelle Alexander , The New York Times Courtesy of the Cornell Chapter of Amnesty International. Featured Image In the midterms, Michigan became the first state in the Midwest to legalize marijuana, Florida restored the vote to over 1.4 million people with felony convictions, and Louisiana passed a constitutional amendment requiring unanimous jury verdicts in felony […]

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