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Sahle-Work Zewde becomes Ethiopia's first female president

November 13, 2019 - From BBC
Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's first female president.
Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become... Read more

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College and Career Conversations Series Money Matter$

Saturday, November 16, 2019  |  10am – 12pm (Doors Open at 9:45am)
Seminole Heights Library 4711 N Central Ave, Tampa, FL 33603​ Meeting Room 105
The College and Career... Read more

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‘We’re Self-Interested’: The Growing Identity Debate in Black America

November 13, 2019 - From NYTimes
Why a movement that claims to support the American descendants of slavery is being promoted by conservatives and attacked on the left.
In Hollywood, Harriet... Read more

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These Baltimore Teenagers Went From Cleaning Windshields To Forming Their Own Bottled Water Company

November 12, 2019 -  From Becauseofthemwecan
A group of teenage boys have expanded their squeegee business to now include a bottled water company, reports The Baltimore Sun.
Korner Boyz... Read more


St. Pete assistant chief among finalists for Tallahassee’s top cop

November 13, 2019 - From TampaBay
St. Petersburg police Assistant Chief Antonio Gilliam is one of three finalists for a vacant chief position in Tallahassee.
Gilliam, who started his career with... Read more


The Woodson's Toy Drive Collections: Toys will be accepted November 9th - December 14th

The Woodson's Toy Drive will be accepting:
-Dolls & more
Toys will benefit local charities  Read more

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Mo’Nique hits Netflix with a lawsuit for race and gender discrimination

November 15, 2019 - From TheGrio
Oscar-winning actress and comedian, Mo’Nique is not done with her beef with Netflix and has filed a 39-page lawsuit against the streaming company over pay... Read more

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Black-owned Developer Gets Nod for $41 Million South Madison Project

November 16, 2019 - From Madison365
City of Madison staff has recommended that Milwaukee-based Rule Enterprises, owned by developer and entrepreneur Brandon Rule, be awarded the contract to... Read more

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Orlando Florida Fusion Fest Thanksgiving weekend Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, 2019

Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, 2019
FusionFest is coming back to downtown Orlando on Thanksgiving weekend. Come share a smile and your heritage and “you may discover just... Read more

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Shea Moisture Founder Buys Essence Magazine, Returns to 100 Percent Black Ownership

November 18, 2019 - From Hollywoodreporter
Essence magazine is back under 100-percent black ownership. 
Essence Communications announced Thursday that it was acquired from Time Inc. by... Read more