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Inaugural Black Travel Expo Set to Take Place in Atlanta, Georgia

Black Travel Expo

Inaugural travel event launches and set to become a huge success ATLANTA — It will now be easier for people of color to learn more about the travel business, plan their next big vacation, find out who’s who in the travel business, and meet travel leaders and influencers. The inaugural Black Travel Expo will be held this October 14-17, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia at…

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Association of Black Cardiologists Supports COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates for Health Care Workforce

WASHINGTON — For nearly 50 years, the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) has been dedicated to its mission of eliminating cardiovascular disease health disparities in historically marginalized communities and pursuing health equity for all. Over the past 18 months, COVID-19 has followed the unyielding, traditional slope of disproportionately imposing adverse health outcomes upon the most vulnerable U.S. populations. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), as of 7/25/2021, Black,…

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Prominent Leaders Discuss Systemic Racial Challenges Facing Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders

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The Anti-Racism Initiative of the G20 Interfaith Forum is gathering experts from government and civil to discuss racial challenges faced by NHPI communities. WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — The Anti-Racism Initiative of the G20 Interfaith Forum, the world’s leading organization focused on the intersection of faith and policy, is gathering experts from government and civil society to discuss systemic racial challenges faced by Native Hawaiian…

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Family Equality Calls For Unity This Parents’ Day

Family Equality

The not-for-profit has partnered with creative agencies TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, Furlined and Directors Will Speck and Josh Gordon to cinematically showcase the complicated path to parenthood for the LGBTQ+ community through the lens of one child’s fathers Ahead of Parents’ Day this Sunday July 25, Family Equality is calling on Americans to join its mission in advocating for every LGBTQ+ person to have the right…

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Four Misconceptions About Clothes Made in China

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  By Melanie Schwartz China productions use cheap fabrics: The high demand and global market call for a huge variety of fabrics. Not only in patterns, colors, and textures but also in quality. The prices vary from around $8 a meter up to $100. Not everything is cheap anymore. The experience of visiting a Chinese fabric and textile armlet can…

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In a Post #BlackTikTokStrike World, Creators of Color Have a Home at TipSnaps, the First Black-owned Creator Platform

TipSnaps

TipSnaps, the Black-Owned alternative to OnlyFans and Patreon, is in the vanguard of a new era in Creator Monetization. With #BlackTikTokStrike sending shockwaves through the online landscape, it is clear that Black and Brown creators feel disrespected and underserved by current platforms. These creatives are the beating heart of all social media, and they are looking for a service that…

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Five Bay Area Counties Join Forces to Campaign to Push for Equity in Black Maternal Health and Infant Health

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  Five Bay Area counties — Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Santa Clara and Solano — announced #DeliverBirthJustice (DeliverBirthJustice.org), a regional public awareness campaign that puts birth justice for Black families front and center in the fight for racial justice in the Bay Area. The regional campaign highlights racism as a crisis that results in the deaths of Black women and infants at a disproportionate rate…

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The CROWN Coalition Takes Action To Dismantle Hair Discrimination In Swimming

CROWN Coalition

Swim Cap Ban Underscores Importance of Passing National CROWN Act (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Legislation #THECROWNACT Dove and National Urban League, founding members of The CROWN Coalition, an alliance founded to end race-based hair discrimination and the official founders of the CROWN Act movement, have taken action stemming from a July 2nd decision by the International Swimming Federation (FINA)…

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Black Women’s Health Advocates Applaud Legislation to Address the Uterine Fibroid Crisis

The Stephanie Tubbs Jones Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act of 2021 Would Fund 150 Million to Research Condition Affecting 80% of Black Women by Age 50. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Shelley Capito (R-WV) introduced the Senate companion bill to the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act of 2021, legislation that would appropriate $30 million to the National Institutes of Health for fiscal…

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On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re a Dog – or a Fake Russian Twitter Account

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BUFFALO, N.Y. – Many legacy media outlets played an unwitting role in the growth of the four most successful fake Twitter accounts hosted by the Russian Internet Research Agency (IRA) that were created to spread disinformation during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, according to a study led by a University at Buffalo communication researcher.   Russian Internet Research Agency In…

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