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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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New Mentorship Program Rising Star to help Black Canadian Youth in the Tech Sector

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New program from Athlete Tech Group features a nine-month mentorship program for high school students across Canada TORONTO – Rising Star, a new technology mentorship program for Canadian Black youth, is now accepting applications. The first of its kind program will empower Black high school students to learn the technological skills to help them prepare for careers in data science, cloud computing, video game design…

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Black Tech Street Announces Community Partners and Issues Call for New Symbol of Tulsa

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Tyrance Billingsley, II and impact and innovation company SecondMuse announced its first group of community supporters who are working with Black Tech Street to build a tech hub of Black entrepreneurs in what was once the wealthiest and most successful Black community in the United States before it was destroyed by government-backed racism and hate. Since Billingsley launched his vision for Black Tech…

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The Tulsa Massacre Was Driven by a Problem with Equity Relating to Black People

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Darrell “Coach D” Andrews, author of the upcoming book, “Equity is Not a Head Issue, it is a Heart Issue,” takes a deeper look into this historic event. There are many conversations and interests in the Tulsa Massacre of 1921 due to the release of the recent film and celebration of the 100th year of the event. “It is now news…

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