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Meet the Black Architect who designed Duke University 37 years before he could have attended it | SHOPPE BLACK

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In 1902, when Julian F. Abele graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in architecture, he was the school’s first-ever black graduate. The debonair Philadelphia-born architect went on to design hundreds of elegant public institutions, Gilded Age mansions, and huge swathes of a prestigious then-whites-only university’s campus. Yet the fact that an African-American architect worked on so many […]
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John Legend Wants To Improve Job Opportunities For People With Criminal Backgrounds | Forbes

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In Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Grammy-winning musician John Legend announced the second cohort of participants in Unlocked Futures, a 14-month accelerator program for social entrepreneurs who have been incarcerated and urged business leaders to be more inclusive of job applicants with criminal backgrounds. Unlocked Futures launched in 2017 as a partnership between the philanthropic venture fund New Profit and Legend’s […]
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Waves Trailer #2: An Epic Emotional Journey Through the Darkest of Times | Movie Web

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In Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Grammy-winning musician John Legend announced the second cohort of participants in Unlocked Futures, a 14-month accelerator program for social entrepreneurs who have been incarcerated and urged business leaders to be more inclusive of job applicants with criminal backgrounds. Unlocked Futures launched in 2017 as a partnership between the philanthropic venture fund New Profit and Legend’s […]
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Woman, 23, who texted her dead father’s phone every day for four years finally gets a text back and discovers she had been sending messages to a bereaved man who lost his daughter in a car crash | Daily Mail

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An Arkansas woman who lost her father four years ago but texted his phone every day to share updates on her life, received the shock of her life when one day she got a response from a bereaved man who lost his own daughter in a car crash. Chastity Patterson, 23, of Newport texted her father’s old phone number on […]
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