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'The History of White People in America' Premieres July 6th on WORLD's YouTube Channel
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‘The History of White People in America’ Premieres July 6th on WORLD’s YouTube Channel

As Americans prepare to celebrate the nation’s birth this Independence Day in the midst of historic uproar about racial disparities and injustices, WORLD Channel — the public media channel that helps us understand conflicts, movements and cultures that may be distinct from our own — presents a new animated musical series, The History of White People […]

The Talk About Race That Doesn't Happen
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The Talk About Race That Doesn’t Happen

As longstanding racial disparities and injustices are exposed by the double crises sweeping the nation — COVID-19 and the civil rights movement sparked by the police killing of George Floyd — one man is aiming to help Americans learn how to discuss race. Michael Sidney Fosberg, details his own experiences with race and hidden identity, […]

Juneteenth: Know Your History
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Juneteenth: Know Your History

“Today, Juneteenth is recognized as the day the last enslaved people learned of the Emancipation proclamation. It is important to recognize, however, that our criminal legal system has been used since to continue forced labor. Here is a slice of that history shared by a friend that you should know and understand: “In 1866, one […]

Black-Owned Savings App Launching Movement on Juneteenth to Open 1 Million Savings Accounts for Black Youth
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Black-Owned Savings App Launching Movement on Juneteenth to Open 1 Million Savings Accounts for Black Youth

Goal-based savings and financial literacy app Goalsetter, has teamed up with Robert F. Smith, chairman of Vista Equity Partners, Black TikTok Influencers, and Sean Ali-Waddell, Jr., activist and cousin of Muhammad Ali, in a Juneteenth movement to sign one million Black youth up for Goalsetter savings accounts.  The #SavingOurSelves initiative, designed to help break the cycle of generational poverty […]

Local Teacher from Brooklyn Wins National Education Award and Wins $1K for Classroom
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Local Teacher from Brooklyn Wins National Education Award and Wins $1K for Classroom

Online learning platform Brainly has announced the five winners of its 2020 ‘Online Educator of the Year’ Awards, which were open for submissions last week during Teacher Appreciation Week. Nearly 2,000 nominations and nearly 4,000 total votes were received from Brainly’s student user community. All five winning teachers will be awarded $1,000 to go towards classroom […]

Online Earth Day Celebration
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Online Earth Day Celebration

The American Museum of Natural History has announced a slate of programming to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, including an all-day, online EarthFest on Wednesday, April 22, and the premiere of a new video on Saturday, April 18, featuring the latest scientific data that highlights how Earth – and humans – have changed since the annual day was […]

New App Keeps Kids & Families Connected
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New App Keeps Kids & Families Connected

Due to growing concerns and quarantines over the COVID-19 Pandemic, almost a billion children around the world have been dismissed from school, are missing friends, and are unable to see their extended families.  Caribu, the family-activity video-calling app, is helping bridge the gap created by social distancing and self-isolation during this tumultuous time. Now, AT&T […]

New Book Reaches Milestone as #1 in Ethnic Demographic Studies & #1 Hot New Release On Amazon
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New Book Reaches Milestone as #1 in Ethnic Demographic Studies & #1 Hot New Release On Amazon

New Book: Our Stories Our Voices Black Men Speak Their Truth / Book 1 reached milestone as No. 1 in Ethnic Demographic Studies and No. 1 Hot New Release on Amazon.com. Black Men telling their stories and speaking their truth will give readers a glimpse into their live as well as provide an inspiration for […]

NASA Mathemetician, Katherine Johnson Dies at 101
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NASA Mathemetician, Katherine Johnson Dies at 101

NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, whose calculations helped get the first Americans to space and back safely, died today at the age of 101. She was the inspiration for the movie Hidden Figures and calculated the flight paths for NASA’s early missions. “Ms. Johnson helped our nation enlarge the frontiers of space even as she made […]

New Book "Our Stories, Our Voices: Black Men Speak Their Truth" Launches Online February 17, 2020!
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New Book “Our Stories, Our Voices: Black Men Speak Their Truth” Launches Online February 17, 2020!

New Book Our Stories , Our Voices: Black Men Speak Their Truth Book 1 is available for launch sale on Amazon.com starting February 17, 2020. Black Men telling their stories and speaking their truth will give readers a glimpse into their live as well as provide an inspiration for many generations into the future. Our […]

Andrew Morrison Former Oprah Winfrey Show Guest Set To Headline Power Networking Business Series Conference, Forum and Expo In New York April 18, 2020
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Andrew Morrison Former Oprah Winfrey Show Guest Set To Headline Power Networking Business Series Conference, Forum and Expo In New York April 18, 2020

Andrew Morrison, former Oprah Winfrey Show guest is set to headline Power Networking Business Conference in New York April 18, 2020.  The conference is a One Day Conference includes Breakfast & Lunch, Forums, Panels, Workshops, Business 2 Business Networking, Business 2 Consumer Networking, Value-based training, Exhibitors, Professional Headshots available for purchase and One Minute Commercials […]

New American Museum of Natural History Exhibition, The Nature of Color, Opens March 9
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New American Museum of Natural History Exhibition, The Nature of Color, Opens March 9

Color is all around us, woven so tightly into our lives that we rarely stop to question what it is and how it works. Where do the colors in diamonds and rainbows come from? How have some animals benefited by evolving to stand out, while others survive by blending in? Why do some colors make […]

New York's Top Youth Volunteers of 2020 Named by Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
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New York’s Top Youth Volunteers of 2020 Named by Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Kunal Mohindra, 16, of Yorktown Heights and Victoria Holmes, 13, of Corning today were named New York’s top two youth volunteers of 2020 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Kunal and Victoria each will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all-expense-paid trip […]

Sharon R. Frank Real Estate, Inc. Presents Real Estate Investors Training 101 on Long Island
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Sharon R. Frank Real Estate, Inc. Presents Real Estate Investors Training 101 on Long Island

Sharon R. Frank Real Estate, Inc. Presents Real Estate Investors Training 101 on Long Island. Speakers Include: Leighton Miller, Miller Property Management, LLC, Yvette Sanchez, New York City Realty Group, LLC, Sasha Modgadasian, Flatiron Capital, LLC, and Sharon R. Frank of Sharon R. Frank Real Estate, Inc. Date: February 19, 2020 Location: 130 East Merrick Road Freeport, New York 11520. Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. About: Sharon R. Frank is […]

Christian McBride Presents The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons
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Christian McBride Presents The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons

Six-time Grammy award-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride is scheduled to release The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons, February 7th, on Mack Avenue Records (mackavenue.com). A masterful salute to Black History and the critical speeches that launched the movement of change and hope in America. Culminating musical documentation of a richly inspired piece – lauding […]