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NAACP Celebrates 110th Anniversary of Freedom Fighting

February 21, 2019 Carma Henry 0

“Had there been no May 17, 1954 (the day the Supreme Court ruled in Brown V. Board of Education), I’m not sure there would have been a Little Rock. I’m not sure there would have been a Martin Luther King Jr., or Rosa Parks, had it not been for May 17, 1954. It created an environment for us to push, for us to pull,” Lewis said. […]

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Chicago Police Announce “Shift” in Investigation Regarding Jussie Smollett Case, Confusion

February 20, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     “We can confirm that the information received from the individuals questioned by police earlier in the Empire case has in fact shifted the trajectory of the investigation,” Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi confirmed in a statement. “We’ve reached out to the Empire cast member’s attorney to request a follow-up interview,” he added. […]

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Tribune lauds History Makers at awards luncheon

February 20, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     In a packed upstairs dining room in the Union League in Center City, the Rev. Calvin O. Butts III of the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City, delivered a powerful keynote speech on Thursday at The Philadelphia Tribune Christopher J. Perry/Carter G. Woodson Black History Awards Luncheon.

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New TSD video series tells forgotten history of Memphis

February 20, 2019 Carma Henry 0

Over the course of February (and maybe beyond), we’ll bring you short video clips of historic places you drive or walk by every day – places that have profound historic implications that go overlooked all the time. We published the first one, “The People’s Grocery,” on Feb. 5. […]

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African Free Trade Agreement Nears Completion

February 20, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is an  agreement between African Union (AU) member states with a stated goal of creating a single market followed by free movement and a single currency. It was first presented and signed at the AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda in March 2018. […]

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Upholding Our Values and Standing Against Discrimination

February 20, 2019 Carma Henry 0

I’m outraged that anyone at Toledo Transmission – or any facility – would ever face threats or discrimination. My heart goes out to anyone who was touched by this bigotry. This is not who we are. I and the entire leadership team at GM, condemn – in the strongest possible terms – any type of intimidating or intolerant behavior. If we find that someone has engaged in such discriminatory behavior […]

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Most and Least Ethnically Diverse U.S. Cities Identified

February 20, 2019 Carma Henry 0

“A growing body of social psychological research suggests that information about increasing ethnic diversity can lead white Americans to express greater concerns about their ethnic group’s status and, further, these concerns can have implications for interethnic attitudes as well as political attitudes,” said Dr. Maureen Craig, a WalletHub expert and assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at New York University. […]

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