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Virtual Forum to Address Patient Testimonials Pertaining to Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Survivorship

Fourth Forum in Series to Take Place September 8, 2021 The Atlanta-based nonprofit TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation will host the fourth and final in a series of virtual forums addressing the subject of “Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Survivorship,” one week from today on Wednesday, September 8, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. ET. Virtual Forums “Over the past year we’ve hosted a series…

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“Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth”

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Multi-Faceted Entertainer Vanessa Williams Spotlights New American Founding Figure Slave Heroine with Foreword in Creative Nonfiction Release Multi-award-winning entertainer Vanessa Williams has penned a moving book foreword that shines the spotlight on an amazing tale of spying and slavery during the Revolutionary War while unveiling an unlikely heroine. “Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth” by Claire Bellerjeau and Tiffany Yecke Brooks, published…

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Black Future Co-Op Fund To Commemorate Black Philanthropy Month Through Virtual Panel Series

Black Philanthropy Month

SEATTLE — As we enter a new month, the Black Future Co-Op Fund is taking the opportunity to celebrate the legacy of Black giving, while inspiring increased investment in Black Communities during Black Philanthropy Month.  The KD Hall foundation joins in this month of recognition. Throughout August the goal is to demystify philanthropy through a virtual panel series intended to bring…

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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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Ending Racism Partnership Panel of Health Experts Addresses Ways to Further Health Equity in Philadelphia and Society

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Result of Regional Sentiment Survey Identifies Criminal Justice, Education, and Housing as Top Areas Where Racism Exists Top regional health experts gathered before a virtual audience of nearly 400 at the “Blueprint to End Racism – Health Equity” panel discussions hosted by the Ending Racism Partnership (Partnership), a collaborative effort co-convened by the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) and Independence Blue Cross (Independence)….

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Black Health Matters and Kappa Alpha Psi® Fraternity, Inc. Partner To Convene Nation’s Largest Black Health Forum

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Community Invited to Hear from Nationally-Acclaimed Experts on Chronic Disease, Mental Health, Fitness, Wellness and More Over the last year, Black Americans have raised awareness from coast-to-coast, reminding everyone that our lives and votes matter. Black health matters, too. Black Health Matters For nearly a decade, Black Health Matters (BHM) has worked with a wide range of partners to raise awareness around chronic…

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Atlanta IKEA’s Racially Insensitive Juneteenth Menu! (video)

  Atlanta IKEA’s attempt to honor Juneteenth fell flat after a racially insensitive menu surfaced. This location of the Scandinavian furniture giant tried to observe the holiday with a problematic menu that outraged many employees. Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African American…

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Atlanta IKEA’s Racially Insensitive Juneteenth Menu!

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Atlanta IKEA’s attempt to honor Juneteenth fell flat after a racially insensitive menu surfaced. This location of the Scandinavian furniture giant tried to observe the holiday with a problematic menu that outraged many employees. Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African American culture.   Racially Insensitive According to TMZ, who…

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BLACK ENTERPRISE to Present Its Second Groundbreaking Summit

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit II will explore the state of career mobility and business opportunities for Black people, focusing on solutions to inequities in corporate America and broader society. BLACK ENTERPRISE—the No. 1 Black digital media brand, with more than 8 million monthly unique visitors—will present its latest Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Virtual Summit, June 23. The DEI Virtual Summit will bring…

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WebMD: Black Doctors Say Covid Opened Eyes to Disparities

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  While the Covid-19 pandemic continues to deal a serious blow to the Black community,  a group of Black healthcare professionals told WebMD that the devastation exposed long-standing health inequalities, as it also mobilized them to speak out against racism in healthcare and work for substantive change. In two far-reaching interviews, the physicians were blunt in their assessment of a…

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