How prison pulls them back in: The story of Kerry Lathan and Nipsey Hussle is a window onto a parole system that re-incarcerates far too many people for technical violations | New York Daily News

MARA SCHIAVOCAMPO and TOPEKA K. SAM, New York Daily News When Kerry Lathan was released on parole after serving 25 years for murder, he went to rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon store for some free clothes, so he could look good while reuniting with family and friends. That trip would trigger a disastrous chain […]

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Finally! 24-Hour Black News Channel to Debut in November | The Root

Jay Connor, The Root Image: iStock, Featured Image I love Baby Boy reruns as much as the next person, but I’ve wondered for years why BET completely abandoned their daily news programming. And with TV One’s decision to can Roland Martin’s News One Now in 2017, those of us eager for network news have had […]

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EyeSeeMe bookstore teaches children the value of African-American history | USA Today

Tanisha Sykes, Special to USA TODAY, USA Today Jeffrey and Pamela Blair are the co-owners of EyeSeeMe African American Children’s Bookstore in University City. CAROLINA HIDALGO | ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO, Featured Image As African American parents, Pamela and Jeffrey Blair of St. Louis, Missouri, always taught their four children about their history and helped […]

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The Ultimate List of Black Owned Farms & Food Gardens | Shoppe Black

Shoppe Black Team, Shoppe Black FRESH FUTURE FARMS/ ADAM CHANDLER PHOTOGRAPHY, Featured Image PhenomenalBlack owned farms make up less than 2 percent of all farms in the United States. According to a recent report, Black farmers lost 80 percent of their farmland from 1910 to 2007, often because they lacked access to loans or insurance […]

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Salamander Resort Gets Five-Star Rating: An Interview with Sheila Johnson | The Network Journal

Sergie Willoughby, The Network Journal Sheila Johnson, owner, Salamander Resort & Spa, Featured Image Ever think of opening a world-class luxury resort & spa over 340 gorgeous acres of land in an idyllic setting? Entrepreneur Sheila Johnson thought about it a decade ago after visiting a quaint area in Loudoun County, Virginia; and in 2013, […]

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