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Today's Date: September 19, 2021
The National Foundation to End Child Abuse And Neglect (EndCAN) Kicks Off 'Walk Together' Series in Three American Cities
The Africa-America Institute 2021 Awards Gala Honors CDC Africa, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, and
Floor & Decor Launches the Grand Opening of its Waltham, Massachusetts Store on September 23, 2021
Staff of Maggie’s: Toronto Sex Workers Action Project Join CUPE
U.S. Navy Memorial To Hold Live Wreath Laying Ceremony in Honor of POW and MIA Remembrance
PrimeLending Named Top Ten Best Workplace for Women
DKT International and The Pleasure Project Launch 12 Global Fellows to Advocate for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Xi'an Taking Measures to Ensure the Smooth Running of National Games, Accelerates the Adoption of Healthy Lifestyles across the
Stars of Science, the Qatar Foundation TV edutainment initiative, gives Arab women the chance to pursue their ambitions in scien
U.S. Navy Memorial Dedicates Lone Sailor Statue in Cleveland, Ohio
Herta Takes Honda to the Pole at Laguna Seca
KILL Staff of Maggie’s: Toronto Sex Workers Action Project Join CUPE
Geisinger and Acadia Healthcare Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Behavioral Health Center in Moosic
Event Celebrating Book Release and Upcoming Mini-Series: JOI LANSING: A BODY TO DIE FOR
2021 ISA Women's Influence Award Winner
Empowering Conversation with Latina Leaders Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Southeastern Grocers Partners With Feeding America® for Hunger Action Month®
Logility Congratulates Mandy McCain of Berry Global, Katherine Storer of Berlin Packaging and Stephanie Francis of ChemPoint as
Keter Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
Sobel Network's Exciting Team Expansion in the Sunshine State
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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