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West / California - 3 days ago

New Book Celebrates the Girl Power That Launched Kamala Harris

Senator Kamala Harris— who made headlines before and during her own 2020 presidential run and for her years as California’s first black attorney general—is currently being considered on the shortlist of Biden running mates. Her sister Maya, a fellow attorney, is also a political power-player, actin...

Midwest / Michigan - 3 days ago

What Do We Tell Our Children, Our Students?

Dr. Quinton T. Ross, Jr., President, Alabama State University For the past few days, I, like many others have been viewing through the lens of the media, the reaction of our country to the deplorable and senseless death of yet another defenseless black person at the hands of a white police officer,...

Midwest / Michigan - 3 days ago

We Accept This Challenge

By Gary Torgow When corporate and business leaders gather in their c-suites these days, we remind ourselves of an adage as old as business: “A company is only as healthy as the community it serves.” This ethic has never been truer than it is today­ when the African American community has been inflic...

Midwest / Michigan - 3 days ago

Economic Recovery Must Address Inequities

Last month, I had the pleasure of participating in a Michigan Chronicle webinar focused on supporting Detroit’s small businesses in the wake of COVID-19. I am proud that DEGC is an integral part of several public/private initiatives helping small businesses, including Detroit Means Business. It is h...

Southwest / Texas - 3 days ago

Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

By TOM HAYS and RYAN KRYSKA This image made from Monday, May 25, 2020, video provided by Christian Cooper shows Amy Cooper with her dog calling police at Central Park in New York. A video of a verbal dispute between Amy Cooper, walking her dog off a leash and Christian Cooper, a black man bird watch...

West / California - 3 days ago

The World of Sports Respond to the Killing of George Floyd

By Cameron Buford, whatsgoodinsports.com This past week was yet another reminder of how our country fails to live up to being the United States of America. Just in this short year alone, there have been countless incidents that have proven there is a different way in which black people have been...