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Aunt Jemima, Not Just Pancakes!

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Aunt Jemima is a brand of pancake mix, syrup, and other breakfast foods. The Aunt Jemima pancake mix was advertised in 1889 as the first ready-mix. Aunt Jemima is based on the common enslaved “Mammy” archetype, a plump Black woman wearing a headscarf who is a devoted and submissive servant. Her skin is dark and dewy, with a pearly white smile. Although depictions vary…

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Mike’s Latest: System of the Down

  Check out Mike Sliwa’s latest video. The system is killing us while keeping us alive. Narrated by: Michael J Sliwa Editing: Rod Washington Video and Images: Storyblocks Chase a Different Carrot is a weekly series of short videos presented by Michael J. Sliwa. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dQpGwnN… https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dVo9Jiu… Check out Mike’s Blog: https://michaelsliwa.wordpress.com/be… Check out Mike’s Book: https://www.amazon.com/Chasing-Differ… For news and videos…

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Celebrating World Teacher’s Day

World Teacher's Day

World Teachers’ Day, also known as International Teachers Day, is an international day held annually on October 5. Established in 1994, it commemorates the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, which is a standard-setting instrument that addresses the status and situations of teachers around the world. This recommendation outlines standards relating to education personnel policy, recruitment, and initial training as well…

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MasterClass Underscores Diversity of Thought and Knowledge

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  MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, unveiled a new brand identity that emphasizes its commitment to diversity of thought while giving a subtle nod to critical thinking and purposely leaving room for interpretation. From day one, MasterClass has been steeped in cultural currency. This redesign brings that…

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Toyota USA Foundation to Address Digital Divide

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Grants Provide Access to Virtual Learning for more than 350,000 Students PLANO, Texas (September 28, 2020) – As virtual learning continues, many students across the country are still in need of internet access and computers to complete school work. To help meet this need, the Toyota USA Foundation approved grants totaling $3,357,000 to support students in 13 states where the company…

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Mike’s latest video: Ku Klux Klueless

Check out Mike Sliwa’s latest video. Institutional racism remains a mystery for many white folks. Narrated by: Michael J Sliwa Editing: Rod Washington Video and Images: Storyblocks Chase a Different Carrot is a weekly series of short videos presented by Michael J. Sliwa. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dQpGwnN… https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dVo9Jiu… Check out Mike’s Blog: https://michaelsliwa.wordpress.com/be… Check out Mike’s Book: https://www.amazon.com/Chasing-Differ… For news and videos visit:…

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Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama Donates Face Masks to Selma City Schools

  Montgomery, Ala. –  To help the neighboring community of Selma continue its fight against COVID-19, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) donated 6,000 face masks to Selma City Schools. HMMA donated 5,000 disposable masks and 1,000 reusable fabric face masks to Selma City Schools. The donation was received by school officials for distribution to students, faculty and staff. The Selma…

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Lincoln Financial Strengthens Racial Equity Commitment

Racial Equity

Company announces long-term sustained actions that will increase minority opportunities, align executive compensation with measurable diversity goals and further support the Black community Lincoln Financial Group shared its plan to amplify the company’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion and drive meaningful, measurable change. Designed to ensure long-term, sustained action that supports racial equity, the plan focuses on the company’s…

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For Hispanic Heritage Month: Hyundai Celebrates Latinx Artists in Drive-Thru Art Experience

Hispanic Heritage Month

  In honor of For Hispanic Heritage Month, Hyundai has partnered with the Chief Curator of the Museum of Latin American Art, Gabriela , and The Art of Elysium, to create an outdoor, drivable and free art experience. The exhibit, DRIVEN: A Latinx Artist Celebration Presented by Hyundai, will take place from October 1 – 4, 2020 from 12 –…

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Mike’s Latest: Hope is the key to our Incarceration

  Check out Mike’s latest video…. Hope is a narrative that can often paralyze us from taking action.   Narrated by: Michael J Sliwa Editing: Rod Washington Video and Images: Storyblocks https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dQpGwnN… https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dVo9Jiu… Check out Mike’s Blog: https://michaelsliwa.wordpress.com/be… Check out Mike’s Book: https://www.amazon.com/Chasing-Differ… For news and videos visit: https://tnc.network https://tnc.network/chase-a-different… https://tnc.network/the-bridge  

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