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Today's Date: January 21, 2021
New Hallo Report Finds Just 40 Black Founders Raised Venture Capital in Q4 2020
MillionaireMatch Pushes Back Against False Claims That It Is for “Sugar Daddies”
HITN Broadcasts Live Coverage of Inauguration Day 2021
First Cohort of Black Corporate Board Readiness Professionals Convenes at Santa Clara University
FOUNTAIN OF FREE SENIOR HOUSING SUPPORT Residential Assisted Living National Association Offering Memberships at No Cost
Channing Martin Jones Appointed CSG’s First Chief Diversity and Social Responsibility Officer
Four Corners Oil And Gas Community Steps Up And Provides COVID19 Supplies And Scholarships To Local Native American Communities
Women in Capital Markets Relaunches Return to Bay Street Program to Support Women Re-Entering the Finance Industry
A Multicultural America Ushers in Joseph R. Biden, Jr. As 46th President of the United States
P&G Announces Fiscal Year 2021 Second Quarter Results
Biden-Harris Administration Must Make Hunger a Priority in its First 100 Days
More Florida Publix Pharmacies to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations
U.S. Mayors Celebrate President Biden's Day One Focus on Rooting Out Systemic Racism and Supporting Underserved Communities
Facedrive Welcomes Susan Uthayakumar, Schneider Electric’s Global Sustainability Leader, as Newest Advisory Board Member
Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities
Boss Nation Brands, Inc. Gets National Recognition for Charitable Giving
Fragrance Creators Association President & CEO Farah K. Ahmed's Statement on the Inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden a
Nationally Recognized Diversity and Inclusion Expert Jennifer Brown to Host “Leading Inclusively in times of Crisis and Be
MetroPlusHealth Announces President and Chief Executive Officer Talya Schwartz, MD, Honored Again by City & State as One of
Emerging from COVID: An Opportunity to Reinvent Credit for Latino-Owned Businesses
Mourners Protest Black Youths Death By NYPD
NEW YORK – One year after a white New York police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old black youth, the victim’s friends and family took to the streets of the Bronx, NY over the weekend to protest police bias. Ramarley Graham was killed from a single shot fired by police officer Richard Haste who followed Graham into his home. The cop was part of a narcotics detail. Haste said he fired his weapon believing Graham was reaching for a gun. He had no weapon. ...
Violence Against Asians Grips Harlem
New York – Rocked by eight violent muggings in recent days of Asian residents of New York’s predominately Spanish Harlem, calls for better police protection are being sounded. Witnesses report a single male has been seen following Asian people entering local housing projects, board elevators where the attacks take place. After brutally beating the victims, mostly women, the thug then robs them. ...
West Indians Say No To Occupy Wall Street
NEW YORK - The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, which has been center stage in many of the world media’s stories over the past year, got a jolt yesterday from the organizers of the annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn. About two dozen OWS members, carrying a large bright yellow banner, became the object of disdain from the parade officials shortly after our photographer took this picture. ...
Asian-Americans Make Demands on China
NEW YORK – Demonstrators from the New York Chinese-American community are out in force outside the United Nations building in New York, expressing the view that their homeland in China doesn’t deserve its membership in the UN Security Council because of its political hold on Tibet . Displaying pictures of Tibetans who immolated themselves or otherwise violently protested Chinese rule over Tibet, the protestors charge the level of violence China has enacted in Tibet today is greater than when it hit record levels in 2008. ...
NY City Council Probes NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Policy
NEW YORK – The New York City Council Civil Rights Committee has started a series of public hearings to investigate the NYPD’s use of stop-and-frisk tactics. Residents appearing before the panel claim the police procedures mostly negatively impact on minority and gay people. ...
NYC Students Demand End To Job Bias
NEW YORK – Students and graduates from the Borough of Manhattan Community College, joined by members of the NY City Council, are demanding an end to credit checks by employees, which they charge unfairly blocks qualified students and recent graduates from needed jobs. ...
NYC Protestors Want Assad To Go
NEW YORK - New Yorkers of Syrian and Iranian descent have added their voices to demonstrations taking place outside United Nations Headquarters in New York. They are demanding the immediate departure of President Bashar al-Assad from Syria and the return of secular rule to the Mideast nation. ...
NYC Minority Housing Project Gets Good $$$ News
NEW YORK - The 4000 mostly minority tenants of the Diego Beekman Houses in New York’s South Bronx are receiving some good news today. That news is taking the form of a new, low interest, 30-year mortgage for $19 million dollars. NYC Comptroller John Liu told reporters the funds came from the NYC Employee Retirement System and the Police Pension Fund. ...
BLACKS EYE OBAMA'S JOBS SPEECH
Ahead of President Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress tonight, Black California Congresswoman Maxine Water's is putting the pressure on the president to make clear just what it is he plans to do to help the communities suffering the most in this bad economy. In a statement issued today, Waters challenged the president to, "spend as much energy working to create jobs in the black community as he is campaigning for votes in one of the whitest states in the nation." ...
Despite Bleak Jobs Market Minorities Still Optimistic
- Findings from the Blair-Rockefeller Poll challenge long-held assumptions about the impact of the economy on political attitudes and voting behaviors, according to a new report released today by political scientist Todd Shields. The report, â€œThe Economy Across Race and Region: Unemployment Fails to Dampen Positive Outlook Among African Americans ...
CA Gov Vetoes Bill Prohibiting "English Only"
California Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed SB 111, a language rights bill authored by San Francisco Congressman Leland Yee. According to Yee's office, SB 111 was landmark legislation that would have prohibited businesses from denying service to a patron because of the language he or she speaks. ...
Obama Black Approval Hits New Low
President Barack Obama earned the lowest monthly job approval rating of his presidency to date in August, with 41% of U.S. adults approving of his overall job performance, down from 44% in July. He also received term-low monthly job approval ...
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