FDA vs Black People

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WASHINGTON /PRNewswire/ — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering many bans on tobacco and vape products, but the only one that targets people of color  is the proposed ban on menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars and vapes, of which menthol cigarettes are the preferred choice of 85% Black people, and Menthol Is Not A Crime is shedding light on the…

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Remarks by President Biden at Signing of H.R. 55, the “Emmett Till Antilynching Act”

Rose Garden: March 29, 2022 4:11 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  (The bill is signed.)  All right.  It’s law.  (Applause.) (The President moves to the podium.) Thank you.  It’s a little unusual to do the bill signing, not say anything and then speak, but that’s how we set it up.  Well, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon.  I just signed into law…

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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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Huge Building Projection Confronts Milwaukee’s Drug/Alcohol Overdose Surge

Impossible-to-Ignore Teen Music Video Addresses Milwaukee’s Growing Overdose Problem WHAT:             Full-scale projection of ananti-drug music video created by local teens to combat the skyrocketing drug/alcohol overdoses in Milwaukee since the pandemic began. There will also be a press conference to address the increase in addiction since the pandemic began.   WHEN:             Teen Video Projection Premiere: Thurs, Feb. 17th at 6:15 p.m.*(countdown begins at 5 p.m.) WHERE:           Projection on…

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Catholic Charities USA Launches Campaign Designed to Increase Awareness for Its Life-Sustaining Work

Nonprofit aims to build on last year’s success in helping more than 15 million people Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), one of the country’s largest social service providers, launched a national campaign this week designed to increase awareness for the life-sustaining work provided by its 167 member agencies in 3,500 locations across the U.S. Known as “Lift,” the campaign drives consumers to…

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Former police chief faces possible 12-year sentence for assaulting suspect after rescuing baby from drowning

Former MO Police Chief, Greg Hallgrimson shares his story on the Shawn Ryan Show FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Former Greenwood police chief, Greg Hallgrimson shares his detailed account of the incident on The Shawn Ryan Show. Host Shawn Ryan, former Navy SEAL and CIA Contractor, asks hard questions in an emotional interview. Watch the full interview on Vigilance Elite’s YouTube channel. [videopack id=”80613″][/videopack] In December 2018 outside of…

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Critical Race Theory, Vaccine Mandates & More– 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 assists…

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Closing Achievement Gaps for African American Young Men in San Francisco

San Francisco Achievers Voted as The Myers-Briggs Company’s 2022 Charity Partner SUNNYVALE, Calif. — African American students’ graduation rates hover 20 percentage points below their white counterparts. San Francisco Achievers is addressing that inequality for African American young men by providing scholarships and other support. And their work has gained them support from many Bay Area residents, foundations and companies, now including The Myers-Briggs Company….

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

Black Tech Street

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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‘Flourishing Under Fire’ Event Highlights Professional Development and Skilling for Black Men

Flourishing Under Fire

Forum Will Explore Opportunity Growth at the Community, Corporate, and C-suite Levels; Speakers Will Include Black Leaders and Randstad Executives At a time when businesses and leaders are increasingly focused on promoting racial equity and diversity and inclusion, Randstad will bring together company executives and Black business leaders for its first ever “Flourishing Under Fire: The Future of Black Men”…

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