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Beyond the Bus – R.H. Boyd to Publish Book of Life Lessons from Mrs. Rosa Parks

    Beyond the Bus: Rosa Parks Life, Lessons, and Leadership, a heartfelt collection of wisdom truths and anecdotes gleaned from author H.H. Leonards’ friendship with Mrs. Parks is available for pre-sale on December 1, the day that Mrs. Parks was arrested for refusing to relinquish her bus seat to white passengers. “This book is about my time with Mrs. Parks and the…

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Critical Race Theory, Vaccine Mandates & More–AcademicInfluence.com Provides Resources on the Hottest Controversies

GEORGETOWN, Ky — The saying goes, “You never have to advertise a fire.” This is true whether there’s an actual building on fire or just an inflammatory item in the news. People are drawn to anything incendiary. Making sense of a heated news item or communicating it to others, however, can be challenging. Inflection, the opinion, editorial, and news analysis journal of AcademicInfluence.com assists…

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Statewide Coalition Focused on Racial Equity Encourages Fairness in California Redistricting Process

The California Black Census and Redistricting Hub Coalition Responds to Flaws Identified in Draft Maps Presented by the California Redistricting Commission LOS ANGELES — The California Citizens Redistricting Commission released draft maps that could shape California’s Congressional, Senate, Assembly, and Board of Equalization political boundaries for the next ten years. The California Black Census and Redistricting Hub coalition (The Black Hub) is committed to…

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Colin Kaepernick Reminds Black Corporate Executives That Freedom Comes at a Cost

Athlete, activist, and entrepreneur accepts The Executive Leadership Council’s prestigious 2021 Global Game Changer Award Last night, athlete and social justice advocate, Colin Kaepernick, accepted The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) Global Game Changer Award at the organization’s Annual Recognition Gala and 35th Anniversary Celebration. Prompted by the event’s theme “Celebrating Our Impact and Inspiring Our Future,” Kaepernick praised The ELC’s history…

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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”

Elizabeth

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

systemic racial challenges

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

Health Equity

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

black health

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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