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New Bern largest-ever Juneteenth heads into final week of activities at various sites

New Bern Sun Journal 15 Jun 2021
A number of events have been held - the Juneteenth ArtWalk; New Bern Civic Theatre and the African American Heritage and Culture Center's performances of Sankofa - An African American Musical Review, with songs, dance and spoken word; ... African American Lecture Series ... The new African American Heritage Trail signage will be dedicated at 10 a.m.
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World Bank, AU partner to deploy vaccines for 400M Africans

Anadolu Agency 15 Jun 2021
The World Bank and the African Union (AU)'s COVID-19 Africa Vaccine ... COVID-19 vaccines are critical for achieving the goal of vaccinating at least 60% of Africans, said John Nkengasong, the director of the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and member of the AVATT.
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Roundup: World Bank, AU join hands to deploy vaccines for 400 mln Africans

China.dot.org 15 Jun 2021
... to deploy vaccines for 400 million Africans ... COVID-19 vaccines are critical for achieving the goal of vaccinating at least 60 percent of Africans, said John Nkengasong, the director of the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and member of the AVATT.
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World Bank, AU join hands to deploy vaccines for 400 mln Africans

Sina 15 Jun 2021
... to deploy vaccines for 400 million Africans ... COVID-19 vaccines are critical for achieving the goal of vaccinating at least 60 percent of Africans, said John Nkengasong, the director of the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and member of the AVATT.
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Around town: New music series brings the love of vinyl to the South Slope

Mountain Xpress 15 Jun 2021
Celebrating 156 Years of Freedom and The African Dream of an Emancipated Descendant. Both shows are free to attend and feature African American art by North Carolina artist Diamond Cash, as well as African artifacts from Cauley’s personal collection ... The African Dream of an Emancipated Descendant is on display at HOLA Cultural Center, 801 Fourth Ave.
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Ways Fort Smith residents can celebrate Juneteenth

Fort Smith Times Record 15 Jun 2021
Juneteenth events will also take place in-person and online with the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in Little Rock ... The center, a museum in Little Rock that preserves African- American history and culture, will host events from Wednesday to Saturday in person and through a Facebook live at 1 p.m ... as June is also African American Appreciation Month.
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Huawei Launches Modern Center to Boost Technology Training in East Africa

Walta 15 Jun 2021
China’s telecommunications firm Huawei has launched an upgraded and expanded training center on emerging technologies to spur the fourth industrial revolution across the east African region ... The revamped East Africa Regional Training Center, based in the Kenyan capital ...
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At a Glance

Shenzhen Daily 15 Jun 2021
Huawei center. HUAWEI Technologies has launched an upgraded and expanded training center on emerging technologies to spur the fourth industrial revolution across the East African region. The revamped East Africa Regional Training Center, based in Kenyan capital Nairobi, will be a ...
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Juneteenth events this weekend in the Capital Region

Times Union 15 Jun 2021
In Albany, the African American Cultural Center on South Pearl Street will be holding a daylong event featuring music, food and stalls operated by local businesses ... At the Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence in Arbor Hill, the Underground Railroad Education Center will be holding an open house, organized by teens from the center’s youth program.
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World Insights: Nationwide shootings could foreshadow violent U.S. summer

Xinhua 15 Jun 2021
Woodson, an African American and head of the Woodson Center, said that calls to defund the police have made black neighborhoods more dangerous ... That totals 81 percent of African Americans who want the police presence to remain unchanged or to increase, according to the poll.
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Monument dedication Saturday is canceled

The Dunn Daily Record 15 Jun 2021
A monument dedication planned Saturday, June 19, at Wilkins Cemetery in Dunn with Desi Campbell and the Harnett County African American Center has been canceled due to a conflict in scheduling. The ....
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Nooses found hanging at North Carolina pharmaceutical plant

Hickory Record 15 Jun 2021
DURHAM, N.C ... In April, six nooses were discovered at the construction site of an Amazon distribution center in Connecticut. Loops of rope have long been used to intimidate African-Americans because they evoke lynchings ... .
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Nationwide shootings could foreshadow violent U.S. summer

People Daily 15 Jun 2021
Woodson, an African American and head of the Woodson Center, said that calls to defund the police have made black neighborhoods more dangerous ... That totals 81 percent of African Americans who want the police presence to remain unchanged or to increase, according to the poll.
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ENTERTAINMENT NOTES: Mosaic Templars host virtual events to celebrate Juneteenth

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 15 Jun 2021
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center's annual Juneteenth Celebration gets underway at 1 p.m ... Saturday, the center marks African American Music Appreciation Month as well as Juneteenth, in partnership with the Arkansas Arts Council, with a livestreamed "extravaganza" featuring Rodney Block, Akeem Kemp, Bijoux and the Big John Miller Band.
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Eye on the Pie: Fathers and Families

The Courier Times 15 Jun 2021
Some readers may see these women as victims of their own mistakes ... Most often they presume the veracity of claims against them ... The causes of this situation are many, but incarceration of young men, particularly African-American youths, is a leading factor in fatherless families. Enter the Fathers and Families Center (FFC) serving Marion County ... ....

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