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California Black Freedom Fund Invests Nearly $9 Million in 74 Black-led Power-Building Groups Around the State

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The California Black Freedom Fund today announced nearly $9 million in general operating grants to 74 Black-led groups across California as part of its commitment to resource, connect and strengthen Black-led power-building organizations in the state. In its second round of grantmaking, the fund is awarding grants to Black-led organizations operating in all corners of the state — San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles County, Northern…

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Public Names ‘Moonikin’ Flying Around Moon on NASA’s Artemis I Mission

“Commander Moonikin Campos” is the official name of the manikin launching on Artemis I, NASA’s uncrewed flight test of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft around the Moon later this year. The Moonikin received its name as the result of a competitive bracket contest honoring NASA figures, programs, or astronomical objects. NASA received more than 300,000 votes.

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U.S. Senators And Congressmen Respond To Byron Allen’s Call To Action To Revise And Update Federal Civil Rights Law

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U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Cory Booker and Ron Wyden with U.S. Representatives Jamie Raskin and Mondaire Jones Introduce Companion Legislation to Amend and Strengthen Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Allen Media Group Founder/Chairman/CEO, Byron Allen, today announced his call to action to strengthen the original civil rights act in America, which was put into…

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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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Nissan Foundation awards $697,000 in grants to organizations promoting the value of cultural diversity

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Nissan Foundation today announced it is awarding $697,000 in grants to 28 nonprofit organizations for its 2021 grant cycle. The nonprofit recipients are located in Southern California, Tennessee, Texas, Central Mississippi, Southeast Michigan and the New York and Atlanta metro areas – all locations where Nissan has an operational presence. Over its 29-year history, the Nissan Foundation…

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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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Dove Men+Care is Supporting Dads this Father’s Day and Beyond

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Dove Men+Care is celebrating caring dads and providing helpful resources including curated meditations with Headspace, the #DadsCare How To series and a new children’s book, ‘Dads (They Care A Lot).’ We’ve come a long way through the years in addressing and dismantling the barriers that hold fathers back from being their most caring selves. We know that care has a…

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