Entrepreneur Prioritizes Supporting Black Women in Madison | AFRO

Lisa Speckhard Pasque, The Capital Times, AFRO Sabrina Madison, founder, at the Progress Center for Black Women in Fitchburg, Wis. — photos by Michelle Stocker/The Capital Times via AP, Featured Image MADISON, Wis. (AP) — It’s a Wednesday afternoon at Ford’s Gym, a “Rocky”-style gym filled with “regular old-school dudes,” Sabrina Madison says. That’s why […]

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Pa. Man Who Gives Free Haircuts to the Homeless Receives Free Barbershop From Stranger | The Root

Breanna Edwards, The Root Brennon Jones takes to the streets of Philadelphia giving haircuts to the homeless. Courtesy of Brennon Jones. Featured Image Winter is approaching and, with it, all the difficult weather conditions that often apply. Because of that, one kindhearted Philadelphia man thought that he would have to temporarily give up his mission […]

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Richard Overton, World War II veteran and America’s oldest man, dies at 112 | The Washington Post Richard Overton was in his mid-30s when he began serving in World War II. It was perhaps the most important thing he did with his life, but it was far from the last.

Richard Overton was in his mid-30s when he began serving in World War II. It was perhaps the most important thing he did with his life, but it was far from the last.

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How ‘Gardening While Black’ Almost Landed This Detroit Man in Jail | The New York Times A black man started an urban farm in his old neighborhood. Three white women called the police repeatedly, accusing him of threatening them. The case went to court.

A black man started an urban farm in his old neighborhood. Three white women called the police repeatedly, accusing him of threatening them. The case went to court.

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