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Seacoast African American Cultural Center presents 'Fashion Forward: Africana Style'

Fosters 14 May 2021
The Seacoast African American Cultural Center has planned a color-filled season, chock-full of thought-provoking programs and two intriguing exhibits, and it's starting with a real doozy ... Obama photography exhibit coming to Seacoast African American Cultural Center.

Denver’s La Alma Lincoln Park proposed as an historic district honoring the Chicano Movement

Denver Post 14 May 2021
La Alma Lincoln Park was at the center of both these efforts ... The architecture of the neighborhood reflects the early development of the area and illustrates the changes over time as it evolved into the center of the Denver Chicano Movement.” ... The neighborhood and the surrounding area were once the center of the Chicano community in Denver.

Music for your walk in the park

Lockport Union-Sun 14 May 2021
Soundtracks created to accompany those walking the Artpark trails will be launched this weekend ... Cover the Water ... Weaving banjo, folk music, and storytelling, this guided walk centers the profound contributions of African Americans on American culture, music and history, seeking to imagine a society of inclusion, connection, empathy and justice ... .

5 unsung players who could decide the NBA playoffs

Yahoo Daily News 14 May 2021
But just when it seems like they’re turning the corner and shaking off the years of being the Staples Center stepchild, they kick themselves in the rear end ... #1 of the Denver Nuggets reacts following a timeout call during the fourth quarter of their game against the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center on May 11, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Area African farm and petting zoo prepares for 30-acre expansion

Springfield News-Sun 13 May 2021
Wild Hearts African Farm and Petting Zoo, a wildlife conservation non-profit, started construction on its new education center making way for family learning and job opportunities ... “Wild Hearts African Farm is excited to bring our community a new education center where families, ...

African countries conduct over 45 mln COVID-19 tests: Africa CDC 13 May 2021
ADDIS ABABA, May 13 (Xinhua) -- African countries have conducted 45,408,875 COVID-19 tests, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said Thursday.

Tribune celebrates women who have made significant achievements

The Philadelphia Tribune 13 May 2021
... of United Bank of Philadelphia, the city’s only African American-owned banking institution; Barbara Daniel-Cox, a community facilitator and public relations specialist and Ahmeenah Young, the first African-American and first female CEO of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

CDC to Ease Indoor Mask Rule for Vaccinated People: Virus Update

Yahoo Daily News 13 May 2021
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected drop the need for masks indoors in most places, Associated Press reported ... African Testing Declines as Variants Spread (9.11 a.m ... The African continent accounts for only about 1.5% of globally administered shots, data from the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show.

Riverside Arts Center makes a comeback with residency program after a year without art

Michigan Live 13 May 2021
YPSILANTI, MI -- Painting, dancing and other forms of art are back at the Riverside Arts Center in a new residency program. It’s been more than a year of zero creativity and art at the center at 76 N ... But, in April, the center decided to launch the residency program to allow artists to work in an isolated and safe space, Schrader said.

Menthol menace

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 13 May 2021
National No Menthol Sunday on May 16 is an annual observance led by the Center ...

HCHS opens new phase of exhibit focusing on local African-American history

Kokomo Tribune 13 May 2021
The Howard County Historical Society is set to open the second phase of its exhibit focusing on local African American history, and specifically the neighborhood around Carver Community Center ... .

Celebrating Juneteenth

The Gainesville Sun 12 May 2021
In describing the upcoming virtual event, Carter said the event will be “really centered around acknowledging the history and celebrating some of the traditions of African Americans and that will happen at 10 a.m.

African Heritage Festival kicks off summer of events at University Place

Provo Daily Herald 12 May 2021
This year’s lineup of events will include annual favorites the community has come to expect, such as the July 24th fireworks show that brings in nearly 7,000 people, and also new events like the African Heritage Festival, to encourage and highlight diversity ... The African Heritage Festival will be from 3 to 8 p.m.

Building bridges: Erie teachers discuss becoming 'culturally responsive' to Black students

Erie Times-News 12 May 2021
"It is a very Herculean task for a white suburban teacher to come into the inner city and connect — especially with African American boys," said Bishop Dwane Brock, founder of the Victory Christian Center ... of African American history can pay dividends in the long run.

Public invited to participate in community conversation, planning session regarding Depot

Natchitoches Times 12 May 2021
The Depot, owned by the City of Natchitoches, has been leased to the National Park Service and will serve as the primary visitor center for Cane River Creole National Historical Park, providing visitors with information about African American history along Cane River and Oakland and Magnolia Plantations.

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