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NAACP Files Suit against Myrtle Beach for Racially Discriminatory Practices during Black Bike Week

The National NAACP, the Myrtle Beach Branch of the NAACP and three individuals filed a complaint and motion for preliminary injunction in U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina alleging that the City of Myrtle Beach and the City of Myrtle Beach Police Department discriminate against African American tourists. ...

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African American math tutor’s books, Family Math LLC, helping families across the country learn math

Bowens says he is getting nothing but positive responses from people of all backgrounds who have used his books. He says, “I have had people hoping to pass GED exams (and other school exams), to others hoping to pass math classes in order to graduate, to a corporate executive and others saying Family Math LLC was the difference maker for them.” ...

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Ford announces new STEAM column for the Black Press

In an effort to encourage young people to pursue and succeed in STEAM careers (Science, Technology Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics), Ford announced a new quarterly column dedicated to showcasing opportunities in STEAM. The column will appear on and will be available to NNPA members through the NNPA Newswire. ...

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Raising Emotionally Competent Children

Raising Emotionally Competent Children ...

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Insight on the vigil to at Mount Herman African Methodist Episcopal Church. ...

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“Black Panther” Breaks Records at the Box Office

According to Entertainment magazine, “Black Panther” is already the eighth-largest single-day gross for the film industry ever and the third-biggest opening for a superhero movie. ...

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SOUTH CHINA SEA — Aviation Machinist’s Mate 1st Class Rhea Dias from Mandeville, Jamaica sings “Lift Every Voice” during an African American/Black History Month celebration ...

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Readers are leaders: Buy your children more books

We have to read more to our children and encourage them to read more for themselves. ...

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Fair Play Charter’ Aimed at Rooting Out Bias in the Ad Industry

— “Fair Play Charter” seeks to address perceived bias against Black and Hispanic media owners in the advertising industry. ...

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