Black-Owned Construction Company Awarded Contract to Replace Flint Water Pipes – Atlanta Black Star A Black-owned construction company in the heart of Flint, Mich., is slated to play a key role in the city’s recovery following a crippling water contamination crisis.

A Black-owned construction company in the heart of Flint, Mich., is slated to play a key role in the city’s recovery following a crippling water contamination crisis.

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N.A.A.C.P., Energized by Liberal Activists, Dismisses Its President – The New York Times WASHINGTON — The national board of the N.A.A.C.P. voted Friday to dismiss the organization’s president, Cornell William Brooks, after only three years, pledging a “systemwide refresh” at the nation’s largest and most storied civil rights group in order to confront President Trump more vigorously.

WASHINGTON — The national board of the N.A.A.C.P. voted Friday to dismiss the organization’s president, Cornell William Brooks, after only three years, pledging a “systemwide refresh” at the nation’s largest and most storied civil rights group in order to confront President Trump more vigorously.

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Basquiat Painting Sells for $110.5 Million, Becoming Most Expensive Work by US Artist at Auction – Hyperallergic The Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezaw who bought the 1982 painting last night at Sotheby’s New York posted multiple images of himself posing with his treasure on Twitter and Instagram.

The Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezaw who bought the 1982 painting last night at Sotheby’s New York posted multiple images of himself posing with his treasure on Twitter and Instagram.

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Ailey II—Always a sure bet! – New York Amsterdam News Ailey II, the revered junior company of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, presented their first season at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, March 29 through April 2.

Ailey II, the revered junior company of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, presented their first season at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, March 29 through April 2.

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8 Black Panther Party Programs That Were More Empowering Than Federal Government Programs – Atlanta Black Star The Black Panther Party is known for its tremendous efforts to obtain justice for African-Americans during the civil rights movement. Their impact on history can be showcased through the numerous programs created to help the Black community.

The Black Panther Party is known for its tremendous efforts to obtain justice for African-Americans during the civil rights movement. Their impact on history can be showcased through the numerous programs created to help the Black community.

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