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Senate passes bill to create Civil Rights Trail connecting Greenwood Rising to other sites

Longview News-Journal 20 Mar 2023
It would wind up at the planned Clara Luper Civil Rights Center, named after the civil rights leader who in 1958 led the Oklahoma City sit in movement ... Pictured is the Oklahoma African-American Educators Hall of Fame that opened in 2011 in the Clearview Community Center ... Vernon of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Understanding South Africa’s energy crisis

Independent online (SA) 20 Mar 2023
This crisis, explored in depth in our soon-to-be-released report, The State of South African Energy, is hardly a new problem ... South Africa’s energy challenges will be front and center at African Energy Week scheduled to take place on 16-20 October in Cape Town. NJ Ayuk is the the Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber.

Chinese-built shopping center in Angola expected to boost local development: official

People Daily 20 Mar 2023
... Era Commercial Center" ... According to Huang Yuequan, chairman of the board of directors of the African Sunrise Investment Group, which developed the project, the shopping center will generate approximately 10,000 direct and 30,000 indirect jobs.

Discrimination Linked to Frailty in African American Cancer Survivors

The Post-Star 20 Mar 2023
Mandelblatt, M.D., M.P.H., from the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington, D.C., and colleagues conducted a population-based sample of 2,232 African American cancer survivors aged 20 to 79 years at diagnosis, enrolled within five years of breast, ...

Let’s Dance Together! Bridging Cultural Siloes on Campus

The Harvard Crimson 20 Mar 2023
Some clubs are doing it already — from Harvard Creative Writing Collective’s poetry reading last semester with the Black Arts Collective and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, to a discussion of bodily femininity recently co-hosted by the Asian American Women’s Association and South Asian Women’s Collective.

Roundup: Kenyan police clash with opposition protestors against high living costs 20 Mar 2023
Most shops across the city center remained shut as traders feared their businesses would be looted ... Police blocked all roads leading in and out of Nairobi to prevent the anti-government protestors from getting into the city center.

Study by Karmanos and Georgetown researchers find relationship between discrimination and frailty in Black cancer survivors

Longview News-Journal 20 Mar 2023
"Association between major discrimination and deficit accumulation in African American cancer survivors ... Schwartz is also professor and associate chair of oncology at Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine and deputy center director and executive vice president for research and academic affairs at Karmanos.

Review: 'Septima' tells story of civil rights activist called 'Mother of the Movement'

The Post and Courier 20 Mar 2023
Dockery, the former executive director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, was tapped to tell the story of the Black educator and civil rights activist who was born in Charleston in 1898.

Lecture to address historic economist Sadie T.M. Alexander

The Milton Standard Journal 19 Mar 2023
Tuesday, April 4, in the Trogner Presentation Room in the Krapf Gateway Center ... Alexander was the United States’ first African American economist and first African American woman to earn her doctorate, receiving that degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1921.

Community Milestones

Winston-Salem Journal 19 Mar 2023
The first African American and third woman to be appointed as the North Carolina Poet Laureate, Green teaches documentary poetry at Duke University Center for Documentary Studies and was appointed as the 2021 Frank B ... Wake Forest University’s Center for Research, Engagement and ...

Editorial: Protect St. Helena Island from encroaching development

The Post and Courier 19 Mar 2023
Helena Island outside Beaufort is among the many unique places along South Carolina’s coast and serves as a major focal point of our nation’s African American history ... After its last class graduated in 1953, the site became a community center that focused on improving life for African Americans.

Mitigating Risks in Nigerian Banking Sector

This Day 19 Mar 2023
FDIC Intervention ... Emefiele, who spoke at the opening of the 2023 African Central Bank Conference held at the Global Leadership Center, Johannesburg, South Africa, also advised governors of central banks and other African financial sector regulators to improve their supervisory roles to forestall any run-on financial institutions in their countries.

‘You poor. You stupid.’: How a welfare mom took on the system. And won.

Las Vegas Review-Journal 19 Mar 2023
Civil rights leader Ruby Duncan addresses the crowd after being given recognition for her work in the community during the Clark County Commission meeting that honored African-Americans as part of Black History Month at the Clark County Government Center in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Feb.

Exhibit dedication planned for LaFayette radio disc jockey Ken ‘Bubble Gum’ Batie

Walker & Catoosa County News 18 Mar 2023
Walker County African American Museum and Cultural Center in LaFayette has a couple of new exhibits ... at the Walker County African American Museum and Cultural Center, 309 N.

African American history museum celebrates Women’s History Month

The Star Democrat 18 Mar 2023
The museum also hosted a dialogue featuring artists Deborah Willis, Amy Sherald and Bisa Butler centering on portraiture of African American women and social justice ... African American Aviators During World War II as told by living-history interpreter John McCaskill, a Spring STEM Teacher Workshop ... The African American Military Gallery.

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