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Campus partnership provides scholarships for African applicants

The Daily Californian 19 Aug 2022
“A cross-campus committee convened to shape the program, deciding ultimately to base it in the Center for African Studies, with assistance from multiple campus partners.” ... UC Berkeley’s program is based in the Center for African Studies, which also helps to advertise it.
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China helps Africa realize its potential

China Daily 19 Aug 2022
Also, Chinese investment in Africa's infrastructure increases the overall productive capacity of the African economies ... The author is an associate professor at, and founder and executive director of, the Center for Nigerian Studies at the Institute of African Studies, Zhejiang Normal University.
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Thu. 9:56 a.m.: Africa CDC says renaming of monkeypox variants curbs stigma

The Vindicator 19 Aug 2022
“We are very glad that now we can be able to call them Clade 1 and Clade 2 rather than make reference to these variants using African regions,” Ahmed Ogwell, acting director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said at a briefing today.
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History Center to host inaugural Martin Robison Delany Symposium

Observer-Reporter 19 Aug 2022
The two-day academic conference, presented by the History Center’s African American Program, will feature panel discussions with scholars from across the nation who have studied Delany, including keynote speakers Tunde Adeleke, director of African American Studies at Iowa State University, and Richard J.
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Long Beach wants your input on its proposed Cambodian American Cultural Center

Press Telegram 19 Aug 2022
The city also recently established the African American Cultural Center of Long Beach, is in the process of developing a Latino cultural district, and will potentially allocate funds in its fiscal year 2023 budget to consider establishing an LGBTQ+ cultural center and museum.
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Alliance Health bringing OB-GYN services to the '06

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 19 Aug 2022
Alliance Health Centers announced Wednesday it is collaborating with Parkview Health to offer obstetric and gynecological services in southeast Fort Wayne ... Among African Americans the rate was 17 per 1,000 ... To that end, Alliance Health Centers serve the insured, the uninsured and those who might face a language barrier.
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Yes, This Ex-NBA Pro, Writer and Social Activist Has A Few Words To Say

The Oklahoma Eagle 19 Aug 2022
Former NBA player, activist and author Etan Thomas (left) chats with basketball Hall of Fame player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (center) about their books at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on Feb.7 ... Before he was a towering 6’10” center in ...
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CSUF makes access to mental health resources easy, convenient

Orange County Register 19 Aug 2022
The needs of students of specific cultural groups have been addressed with support groups such as “Coping with CAPS” for Latinx-identified students and “Soulful Wellness Wednesdays,” which take place in the African American Resource Center.
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Today's events for Aug. 19

The Post and Courier 19 Aug 2022
today at the Amentum Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St ... Saturday at the Newberry Street Festival Center ... Saturday at the Columbia County Library, 7022 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans, Georgia ... Saturday at the Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St ... 26, at the Center for African American History, Art and Culture, 120 York St.
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Africa CDC says renaming of monkeypox variants curbs stigma

San Francisco Chronicle 18 Aug 2022
“We are very glad that now we can be able to call them Clade 1 and Clade 2 rather than make reference to these variants using African regions,” Ahmed Ogwell, acting director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said at a briefing Thursday.
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Renaming the Monkeypox Variants Curbs Stigma, Africa's CDC Says

Time 18 Aug 2022
“We are very glad that now we can be able to call them Clade 1 and Clade 2 rather than make reference to these variants using African regions,” Ahmed Ogwell, acting director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said at a briefing Thursday.
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Renaming the Monkeypox Variants Curbs Stigma, Africa’s CDC Says

Time Magazine 18 Aug 2022
“We are very glad that now we can be able to call them Clade 1 and Clade 2 rather than make reference to these variants using African regions,” Ahmed Ogwell, acting director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said at a briefing Thursday.
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Assata Shakur, Black Liberation Struggles and the Cuban Revolution

GlobalResearch 18 Aug 2022
As far back in history as the period of enslavement of African people in North America, resistance and rebellion has been met with retaliatory repression from the ruling interests ... Between the 1880s and the Great Depression of the 1930s, thousands of African Americans were extra-judicially murdered by mobs of law-enforcement agents and vigilantes.

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