Day: March 19, 2023

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AFSCME Local 1733 sanitation workers strike in Memphis in 1968 as National Guard members watch. One carries a sign that reads “End dismal working conditions now.” Source: “National Guard,” I Am A Man, accessed 2-17-23 Historically, Black Americans have faced significant discrimination and have been refused equity in our society, including in workplace safety and health. At […]

Bea Dixon, the CEO and co-founder of The Honey Pot Company Courtesy: Honey Pot Company In 2016, Beatrice Dixon had finally secured a deal with Target to carry her line of feminine care products. But she had one problem: She was still making them in the kitchen of her Atlanta home, and she needed to […]

A flyover connecting US 183 and I-35 opened Friday (KXAN photo/Julie Karam) AUSTIN (KXAN) – The Texas Department of Transportation said multiple parts of Interstate 35 would be closed at U.S. Hwy. 183 nightly, beginning Sunday evening. TxDOT said the closures would impact both northbound and southbound I-35 main lanes, frontage roads, entrance and exit […]

The Georgia baseball team entered its matchup against No. 14 South Carolina with a question to answer. Through 17 games, the 13-4 Bulldogs had yet to establish an identity. They had won every series to that point, but they had yet to sweep an opponent. The team had exhibited electric displays of pitching prowess, but […]

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana authorities’ use of facial recognition technology led to the mistaken-identity arrest of a Georgia man on a fugitive warrant, an attorney said in a case that renews attention to racial disparities in the use of the digital tool. Randall Reid, 28, was jailed in late November in DeKalb County . […]

(jirkaejc/iStock via Getty Images) “How do you feel about black licorice?” sounds like a question for starting a simple chat at a Halloween party – or a silly internet fight. It’s a love-it-or-hate-it candy that inspires intense opinions. But if you ask a health expert, expect a serious conversation – because eating lots of black […]

At a time when we’re having a national discussion about how Black history fits into the American mosaic, we discovered that many stories of Black achievement are slipping away, going unpreserved for future generations. A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization called the historymakers is hoping to change that, by creating an expansive digital archive of first-person accounts. […]

Insider spoke with Black women who left white-collar roles to start businesses. Ponomariova_Maria/Getty Black women are being pushed out of corporate America by microaggressions, belittling, and burnout. Some are starting businesses and building teams of their own. Their departures are likely to hurt innovation and profits in corporate America. Sage Stewart’s bosses would take attendance […]

US envoy says victim of Huwara shooting is US citizen  The Times of Israel Source link

ORLANDO, Fla. — The first weekend of the outdoor season has ended. The Kentucky track & field team enjoyed a successful start to the season setting numerous performance records and personal bests at the Black and Gold Invitational over the weekend. In total, two freshman records were broken on Friday while 38 personal bests were […]

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