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During Black History Month, a significant moment unfolded after a 25-year-old nurse made history by becoming the first Black woman to compete in the U.S. Women’s Polo Championship. Raised by a single mother, Shariah Harris was given the opportunity to ride through a nonprofit initiative . . .

he former president’s latest victory Tuesday will increase pressure on Haley, who was South Carolina governor from 2011 to 2017, to leave the primary race. Author: 13wmaz.com Published: 5:29 PM EST February 26, 2024 Updated: 5:29 PM EST February 26, 2024 Source link

(The Center Square) – Military experts argue the use of “migrant warfare” by Mexican cartels has created the border crisis, which they say is not about immigration. The warning comes as the greatest number of foreign nationals have illegally entered the southwest and northern borders, including suspected . . .

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh of the Palestinian Authority, the body that administers part of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, tendered the resignation of his cabinet on Monday, according to the authority’s official news agency. The decision follows diplomatic efforts involving the United States and Arab states, including Saudi Arabia, to persuade the authority to overhaul itself […]

NORTHAMPTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / February 26, 2024 / U.S. Bank: Bank donates $100,000 in grant funding to help support Crenshaw District revitalization

U.S. President Joe Biden hosts a black-tie dinner for U.S. governors attending the National Governors Association  Colorado Springs Gazette Source link

Thirteen top Democrats in Congress urged the Biden administration on Sunday to reject the proposed merger between Capital One and Discover Financial Services, warning that the deal threatens to reduce customers’ banking and credit card choices and saddle them with high fees. Led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), the lawmakers also urged . . .

The Black business community has rich entrepreneurial roots and has played—and continues to play—a vital role in U.S. history. Since slaves landed in the British colony of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619, to the golden age of Black-owned businesses in the early 1900s, to today’s growing ecosystem of thriving businesses—a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship has […]

Viewers asked if a claim on social media saying Black men were the first paramedics in the U.S. was true or not. We Verified it for you. Author: wtsp.com Published: 7:20 AM EST February 26, 2024 Updated: 7:20 AM EST February 26, 2024 Source link

Federal authorities have launched a wide-ranging investigation of the nonprofit organizations that collect organs for transplant in the United States, according to six people familiar with the inquiry, which seeks to determine whether any of the groups have been defrauding the government. The probe involves U.S. attorneys in various parts of . . .

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