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A representation of virtual currency Bitcoin is seen in front of a stock graph in this illustration taken January 8, 2021.Dado Ruvic (REUTERS) A software developer twice invested his savings in cryptocurrencies, only to lose it all. But he still promotes it to the Black community and would like to get back in himself. A […]

Emergency responders are seen near a site where two military helicopters crashed Wednesday night during a routine training mission in Trigg County, in southwestern Kentucky, on March 30, 2023. (Brandon Smith/WSMV-TV via AP) By SHARON JOHNSON, REBECCA REYNOLDS and DYLAN LOVAN (Associated Press) FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — U.S. Army investigators are trying to determine what […]

Beneath the soaring dome of Low Memorial Library, Columbia Law School hosted alumni, faculty, students, and other guests on March 9 for two annual events: the Paul Robeson Lecture and Alumni of Color Reception. Part of a year-long centennial celebration of Robeson’s graduation from the Law School, this year’s program featured a forthright and often […]

At least nine people have left or are transitioning out of BlackRock’s communications group. Brian Beades, who joined the company in 1999 and is now a top PR executive, is exiting.   The departures come as the firm and CEO Larry Fink aim to counter tremendous criticism. In the last year eight people from BlackRock’s corporate […]

Josiah Varghese, a 22-year-old barista in Chicago, has built up a following of 1.4 million on TikTok, in part by sharing off-menu Starbucks creations. One video, pinned to the top of his TikTok feed, shows him making a chai using a method of tea infusion different from the Starbucks standard – the post has 15.4 […]

Wanda Holland Greene couldn’t help but get choked up as she walked through the halls of Monroe Elementary School, now the site of the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site. Growing up in New York City more 40 years ago, Holland Greene, who is Black, had been one of the “school bus” kids […]

Rossville, Georgia, on the border with Tennessee, doesn’t look like a tech town. It’s the kind of place where homey restaurants promising succulent fried chicken and sweet tea are tucked among shuttered businesses and prosperous liquor stores. The cost of living is moderate, crime is high, politics are red, and the population has withered to […]

Voices of Wards 7 and 8: Black Women In Business  DCist Source link

Civilians and the military have taken turns to rule Pakistan, but the system, arguably, has remained the same, ‘unscathed’ by democracy. One of the most perplexing debates around is on the subject of democracy, where it is easy to confuse concept with practice, form with substance and illusion with reality. There is another problem. Countries […]

If you know of local business openings or closings, please notify us here. PREVIOUS OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS – Air Products & Chemicals Inc. plans to invest a half-billion dollars to produce environmentally friendly hydrogen in New York state. – The Trexlertown Chick-Fil-A plans to add a second drive-thru lane as part of a plan to reduce […]

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