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The Southern Truth: A Lesson On Satan

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief When I heard all the hype and media sensation about Lil Nas X “Satan Shoes” featuring a bronze pentagram, an inverted cross and a drop of real human blood, I thought it was the right time to talk about Satan from a Biblical perspective and what I believe is going on…

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Public Notice, A Potential Gold Mine

By Julian Do, EMS “You’re sitting on a gold mine but you don’t know it,” said Wallace Allen, publisher of the African American newspaper Westside Story News, speaking to an EMS workshop for half a dozen ethnic media leaders representing Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, South Asian, and Filipino communities in California. Allen added, “And getting…

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Blueprint CEO Jacob Walthour Jr. Honored by NJBIZ and ROI NJ

NEWARK, N.J., /PRNewswire/ — Jacob Walthour Jr., the founder of New Jersey’s first and largest Black asset management firm, Blueprint Capital Advisors, is garnering widespread attention for the work his firm is doing for clients and New Jersey’s Black community. He was recently recognized as part of the NJBIZ ‘Leaders in Finance Awards’ and the…

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CHD’s New Documentary, ‘Medical Racism,’ Co-Produced by Rev. Tony Muhammad

The new documentary, “Medical Racism: The New Apartheid” premieres today. You can watch it for free by visiting the “Medical Racism” website. The film is co-produced by Children’s Health Defense, Centner Productions, Kevin Jenkins of the Urban Global Health Alliance, Rev. Tony Muhammad and author/historian Curtis Cost. “Medical Racism” illuminates the shocking history of human experimentation…

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Experience the Community: L.A. Public Charter Schools Near You

The global health pandemic has upended education for many families in unexpected ways. As we slowly emerge out of this crisis, many of us are beginning to reimagine what education will look like moving forward. You may now be thinking about the fall and new school options available in your community that may offer you…

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Black History Includes Black American Slave Holocaust, a Justification for Reparations NOW! Remembering Mr. Peoples: The Legendary Social Prophet of Reparations NOW

By Ted Hayes LOS ANGELES—The prophetic work of the legendary Mr. John Peoples to bring about Reparations NOW between the United States of America and American Black US citizens, the descendants of West African Americanized chattel slaves and their children will be presented in a series of articles. Awakened out of a peaceful sleep in…

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OneUnited Bank, Largest Black Owned Bank And Visa Launch OneTransaction Campaign

LOS ANGELES, PRNewswire/ — OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank and first and only Black owned digital bank in the country and Visa are proud to announce for Black History Month the OneTransaction Campaign to close the racial wealth gap. The Campaign includes a state-of-the-art, free virtual financial conference on Juneteenth (June 19, 2021). In 2020, America was…

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California’s $500 Million Small Business and Nonprofit Grant Program Second Round Application Window is Open, Lendistry Announces

 New Applicants Can Apply Through February 8, With No Advantage for Early Birds and No Action Necessary for Round One Applicants Who Were Not Selected — — Round One’s 45-Day Funding Distribution Period to Selected Diverse, Disadvantaged and Disproportionately Impacted Businesses and Nonprofits Began January 22 — — More than 300,000 Round One Applications Completed, Processed,…

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Farewell To One of the Greatest Actresses of All Times, Cicely Tyson

By Gloria Zuurveen Editor-in-Chief  “I come from lowly status. I grew up in an area that was called the slums at the time,” “I still cannot imagine that I have met with presidents, kings, queens. How did I get here? I marvel at it.” Cicely Tyson spoke these words when she was presented with an…

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