When planning a Black-owned food truck competition in Medford, Oregon, the conditions need to be near perfect. The city, in the heart of Southern Oregon, is in Jackson County, where the Black population is just 1 percent; the area has a long history of institutional racism with still-rippling effects on the people of color who […]

Phantom of the Opera’s First Black Christine on Making Broadway History | Skip to content Top Navigation Close this dialog window Explore Close this dialog window Share & More Close this dialog window View image Phantom’s First Black Christine, Emilie Kouatchou, Almost Changed Careers During the Pandemic this link is to an external […]

NEW YORK – DECEMBER 16: Author and cultural critic bell hooks poses for a portrait on December 16, … [+] 1996 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Karjean Levine/Getty Images) Getty Images December 15, 2021 is a day that the world lost a shining light. It was recently

New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams named Keechant Sewell, a Long Island police official, as the city’s next police commissioner, making her the first woman to lead the nation’s largest police force. Adams, himself a former New York police captain, introduced Sewell on Wednesday as his barrier-breaking choice for one […]

New economic recovery program will connect local artists and entrepreneurs with vacant commercial spaces for pop-up shops and art installations    Seattle (December 10, 2021) — The City of Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) and Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the launch of 

The logo of Deutsche bank is seen in Hong Kong, China July 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register FRANKFURT, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank’s (DBKGn.DE) merger and acquisition . . .

Vice President Kamala Harris and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen headlined the annual Freedman’s Bank Forum on Tuesday, announcing $8.7 billion in federal funding for financial institutions serving minority and underserved small business owners. The sizable investment announced by the Office of the Vice President and U.S. Treasury Department is a part of $12 billion secured […]

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to serve in key roles: Chris Saunders, Nominee for Federal Co-Chair of the Northern Border Regional Commission Corey Wiggins, Nominee for Federal Co-Chair of the Delta Regional Authority Summer Mersinger, Nominee for Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Caroline Pham, […]

It has been nearly a decade since Teddy Kirkland started Triad Safe Choice (TSC). He was looking for a way to assist his mother with her transportation needs and that has manifested into a booming business. “My mom had to have surgery and she went in 100% and she came out at only 15, so […]

Black Rifle Coffee Co. – which has received endorsements from conservative figures such as Donald Trump Jr. and Fox News host Sean Hannity – will add coffee shops in the West Texas city of Midland and the Central Texas cities of Temple City and Harker Heights.  On Here is where Black Rifle Coffee Co. […]

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