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Endorsement: Lola Smallwood-Cuevas for state Senate

The Los Angeles Times 28 Sep 2022
Unemployment among African Americans nationwide was 16.3% at the time, compared with 8.7% for whites and 12% for Latinos ... Smallwood-Cuevas founded the Black Worker Center at UCLA with a mission to improve employment prospects for African Americans in Los Angeles.

Egypt working on listing water issues within COP 27

Egypt Independent 28 Sep 2022
The minister said Egypt is ready to be a regional center in the African continent in the field of building abilities in all issues related to water and climate change. ....

National Western Stock Show tickets on sale for 117th year

Fox31 Denver 28 Sep 2022
The National Western Stock Show officially announced tickets are on sale for the 16-day event taking place Jan. 7-22 ... African American Heritage Rodeo. The Yards and Stockyards Event Center will feature 25 breeds of cattle, bison, yak, longhorns and others ... .

20 Art Exhibitions To See In Louisville In October

LEO Weekly 28 Sep 2022
A gallery roundup of art shows to see in Louisville this month. Note. This list is a selection of current exhibitions. “STILL, LIFE! MOURNING, MEANING, MENDING”. Through December. The show focuses on dealing with loss during the pandemic ... 700 W ... Hours ... Carnegie Center for Art & History ... Kentucky Center for African American Heritage ... Muhammad Ali Center ... .

10 Upcoming Events In Louisville You Shouldn’t Miss

LEO Weekly 28 Sep 2022
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28. WFPK Waterfront Wednesday. Big Four Bridge. Free . 6 p.m ... This Wednesday, three bands — Houseplant at 6 p.m., Hot Brown Smackdown at 7.30 p.m. and Yonder Mountain String Band at 9 p.m. — will bring an interesting mix of bluegrass and psychedelic rock to the waterfront ... Don’t miss it ... 30 ... $12 ... Kentucky Center for African American Heritage.

The Assassination of Frank J. Robinson

Dissident Voice 28 Sep 2022
Warfield Center for African and African-American Studies at UT-Austin is now named, expounded on his remarks to the Statesman ... he was actually doing incredible things through the courts and bringing about the empowerment of African-American communities throughout East Texas.”.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Laverne Cox to be Awarded Harvard’s Highest Honor for African and African American Studies

The Harvard Crimson 27 Sep 2022
Du Bois Medal, Harvard’s highest honor in the field of African and African American studies, next month. The awards will be handed down by Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, which announced the recipients last Wednesday ... Hutchins Center director Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Bank of America customers get free access to select Michigan museums this weekend

Press & Guide 27 Sep 2022
... free admission to more than 220 cultural institutions including museums, botanical gardens, aquariums, zoos and science centers in dozens of cities across the U.S ... Wright Museum of African-American History, the Michigan Science Center, and the Motown Museum, all in Detroit.

The Woman King Proves the Possibilities Are Endless for Thuso Mbedu

Vanity Fair 27 Sep 2022
The film is based on the real-life all-female army called the Agojie, who protected the West African kingdom of Dahomey, and centers on Mbedu’s Nawi, a young woman who hopes to join the Agojie, under the leadership of the fearless General Nanisca (Davis).

Portsmouth City Council: Candidates spotlight

The Virginian-Pilot 27 Sep 2022
I served three tours of duty at Norfolk Naval Shipyard and, as Shipyard Commander, I was recognized by the Franklin Covey Institute for my principle-centered leadership ... Restore the Civic Center, put the police department back home and fix the Museum for the African-American Historical Society to have a home for tourism.

Chimamanda to Receive Harvard University’s W.E.B Du Bois Medal

This Day 26 Sep 2022
The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research announced in The Harvard Gazette that Chimamanda, alongside six other honourees, will receive the medal as people “who embody the values of commitment and resolve that are fundamental to the Black experience in America”.

Health experts call for establishment of mortality surveillance programs in Africa

Xinhua 26 Sep 2022
Lul Riek, the regional director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said it was important for African countries to unite and support each other in addressing health security issues instead of depending on outsiders.

Flashes of bold UN talk on feminism, masculinity, patriarchy

Morning Times 26 Sep 2022
“The problem is not masculinity,” said Ousseina Alidou, a professor who leads the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University and serves as president of the African Studies Association ... “Patriarchy has been the framework for which colonialism has manifested itself, in the most inhumane way on the African continent,” Alidou said.

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