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NFL Partners with Contract With Black America to Strengthen Economic Equality

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The NFL has spent and allocated over $125 million targeting Black-owned businesses over thelast year, bolstering its commitment to economic equity NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — The National Football League (NFL) announced today its partnership with Contract with Black America Institute (CWBA), an economic inclusion-focused initiative led by artist and entrepreneur O’Shea Jackson, also known as Ice Cube. The CWBA and NFL partnership enhances the NFL’s…

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Why does the Black Community Oppose the Menthol Ban?

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Many in the social justice community and Menthol Is Not A Crime are opposed to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposal to ban menthol-flavored and other flavored cigarettes. Since 85% of menthol smokers are Black, at first glance, this might seem like a good way to curb smoking-related health issues, but the unintended consequences of making anything illegal that…

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Denial of structural racism linked to anti-Black prejudice

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Denial also associated with less racial empathy, study finds Newswise — People who deny the existence of structural racism are more likely to exhibit anti-Black prejudice and less likely to show racial empathy or openness to diversity, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. However, there were no similar findings for people who claimed they ignore race, which…

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THE SKIN OF COLOR SOCIETY (SOCS) SUCCESSFULLY HELD ITS 18TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM FEATURING LATEST RESEARCH & INSIGHTS FROM LEADING EXPERTS AND YOUNG RESEARCHERS ON KEY ISSUES IN SKIN OF COLOR DERMATOLOGY

High-interest presentations covered AI in Dermatology, Dermoscopy in Scarring Alopecia, Physician Leadership in Advancing Equity, Aesthetics in Skin of Color, Keloids, Pigmentary Disorders, Diagnostic Bias and other topics relevant to patients of color CHICAGO /PRNewswire/ — The Skin of Color Society, (SOCS), the world’s leading professional organization dedicated to advancing skin of color dermatology through research, education, mentorship and advocacy, successfully presented its…

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Black Lives Matter – Canada, Black Inmates and Friends Association, Keep6ix and the Toronto Black Farmers and Growers Collective launch ‘Earthseed,’ a new garden program for formerly incarcerated Black people

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TORONTO /CNW/ – Created in collaboration with the Black Inmates and Friends Association, Toronto Black Farmers and Growers Collective, and Keep6ix, Black Lives Matter – Canada has established a re-entry support program at Wildseed Centre for Art and Activism. Launching on March 28, 2022, Earthseed Community Garden Program builds on established programming led by Toronto Black Farmers and Keep6ix. An abolitionist experiment, the program…

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Political motivation often comes down to personal assessment of other races’ deservingness

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Newswise — While maybe not racially prejudiced, a broad swath of American citizens nonetheless do and say things that racists do, according to a new study. “Everyday people are implicated, not because they are racist but because they possess certain values that lock in disadvantage for African Americans,” wrote Darren Davis, the Snyder Family Mission Professor of Political Science at the…

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Racial discrimination charges filed with the EEOC against delivery logistic giant DHL

Prominent Los Angeles Civil Rights Attorneys Harris & Hayden LLP Champions of workers’ rights LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The leading Los Angeles civil rights law firm Harris & Hayden filed charges of racial discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against DHL on behalf of several DHL Express LAX Gateway employees on February 9, 2022. The charges accuse DHL of “blatant racism,…

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New exhibition Behind Racism: Challenging the Way We Think now open at the Ontario Science Centre

Developed in partnership with the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, informative and interactive exhibition explores racism in Canada and breaks down the mental processes that contribute to discrimination TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2022 /CNW/ –  If you could better understand how your brain processes information that can lead to bias and racism, could it impact your behaviour and result in positive change? Designed and fabricated by the…

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Shon’tonette Leary, Battling Racism in the 21st Century

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Systemic racism against African Americans is not a thing of the past. Unfortunately, it remains deeply embedded in the United States and prevents most blacks from climbing the social hierarchy and truly integrating into society.  SOUTH HACKENSACK, NJ, February 19, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — This press release aims to bring the public’s attention to a grave incident that occurred in Bergen County, New…

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Black History Month

  Black History Month #BlackHistoryMonth Black History Month is an annual observance originating in the United States, where it is also known as African-American History Month. It has received official recognition from governments in the United States and Canada, and more recently has been observed in Ireland, and the United Kingdom. It began as a way of remembering important people and events in the history of…

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