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First long-term home for teenage sex-trafficked survivors to open in Oakland

by Lisa Hornak on

Leah Kimble-Price will open the house she has been planning with her team—a home in Oakland that will serve sex-trafficked teenagers. As Kimble-Price sits in her office, she talks about her vision for the home. ... Read full article

The Weed Business

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This infographic, “The Business of Cannabis,” produced by BusinessStudent.com and developed by NowSourcing, provides succinct yet detailed information on the cannabis industry and its target audience... Read full article

Colin Kaepernick Items To Be Part of Black Lives Matter Exhibit at NMAAHC

by Angela Helm on

Former NFL quarter back Colin Kaepernick will be immortalized at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, according to a curator, who made the announcement on Friday. ... Read full article

New Slave Narrative Tells Story of Woman Who Escaped to Freedom on Underground Railroad

by Michael Harriot on

Clark’s journey includes details about the Underground Railroad including hiding in a cabin for almost a year, obtaining forged passes to travel to Washington, D.C., to witness a presidential inauguration, and securing train tickets Baltimore.... Read full article

#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke Writes Memoir, 'Where the Light Enters'

by Sameer Rao on

Tarana Burke first launched the #MeToo campaign in 2007 to build solidarity and healing power among Black girls and women who survived sexual assault.... Read full article

College scholarships for African-American students

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Students around the nation are always looking for money to pay for college. Here are some scholarships for African-American students with upcoming deadlines. ... Read full article

Carnival Full of Fitness® proposes Pop-Up for Peace

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Carnival Full of Fitness® Pop-Up for Peace project is proposing to utilize a park for active play, proper nutritional habits infused with core value principals: respect, responsibility, honesty, caring and coping with differences... Read full article

Texas Teacher Wears Same Hairstyle As Student Who Didn’t Believe She Really Liked Her Hair

by Brande Victorian on

Mrs. Bishop explained she’d only taken the picture to show her student what they looked like standing together, but seeing the response to the photo she now realizes the image “seriously speaks volumes!”... Read full article

From Zamunda To Wakanda: How ‘Black Panther’ Reimagined African Style

by Zeba Blay on

The last time we saw the kind of opulence, grandeur and pure African style displayed in Marvel’s latest box office juggernaut “Black Panther” was, perhaps, 30 years ago, in the classic Eddie Murphy comedy “Coming to America.”... Read full article

‘Tell Them We Are Rising,’ televised history of black colleges and universities

by Devon Ashby on

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCU's) have served African-American communities for 150-plus years, but they are frequently underrepresented according to filmmaker Stanley Nelson.... Read full article

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