These High School Murals Depict an Ugly History. Should They Go? | The New York Times

Carol Pogash, The New York Times One of the 13 murals that make up “The Life of Washington,” at George Washington High School in San Francisco. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times, Featured Image SAN FRANCISCO — In one of the murals, George Washington points westward over the dead body of a Native American. Another […]

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She’s Creating An All-Female Superhero Comic Book Universe | Black Enterprise

Samara Lynn, Black Enterprise Courtesy Aza Comics, Featured Image In Now that the movie Black Panther has turned out to be a cultural and money-making phenomenon—interest in comic books and how to create them is bound to spike. There are several well-established black comic books writers and artists who have worked on major comic book […]

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Google has opened its first Africa Artificial Intelligence lab in Ghana | CNN

Aanu Adeoye, CNN, CNN Farmers in Tanzania are using the Nuru app to better manage their cassava crops. CNN, Featured Image CNN A rural farmer in Tanzania hovers over a wilting cassava plant with her phone. In seconds she gets a diagnosis of the disease affecting her plant and how best to manage it to […]

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Donald Glover’s ‘Guava Island’ Debuts After Coachella Set as Childish Gambino | The New York Times

Joe Coscarelli, The New York Times Donald Glover and Rihanna in “Guava Island,” streaming on Amazon., Featured Image CNN “Guava Island,” a new 55-minute film starring Donald Glover and Rihanna, was released as a limited-time free stream on Amazon overnight Saturday, during Glover’s headlining set as Childish Gambino at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts […]

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Six Historically Black Beaches to Visit This Summer | Medium

Angela Dennis, Medium Illustration by Neal Fox, Featured Image When we think of black history often times vacation destinations are left out of our dialogue. Our past is well documented with stories of slavery, plantations, and oppressive reality yet little do we hear about how some of our ancestors and those who came before us […]

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Paul Coates | HuffPost

Wil S. Hylton, HuffPost Illustration by Neal Fox, Featured Image In a just world, Paul Coates would not be famous primarily for the work of his son. As the father of Ta-Nehisi Coates, whose analysis of American history has transformed the public discourse on race, the 72-year-old Coates is immortalized in his son’s writing as […]

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Fast Food Mogul, Serial Entrepreneur La-Van Hawkins Dies at 61 | Black Enterprise

Samara Lynn, Black Enterprise Illustration by Neal Fox, Featured Image La-Van Hawkins, a black entrepreneur in the food industry, just died at the age of 61, reports Crain’s. Hawkins was featured several times in BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine. In 1995, his business, La-Van Hawkins Inner City Foods, ranked No. 45 on the BE 100s listing of […]

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