Category Archives: In Focus

Charlene Crowell: Coalition Demands Access to Housing and Mortgage Credit

Charlene Crowell: Coalition Demands Access to Housing and Mortgage Credit

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*As the Senate Banking Committee turns its attention to reform the nation’s secondary mortgage market, civil rights leaders recently spoke in a strong and united voice. For these national organizations, the housing finance system must embrace — not abandon– its obligation to provide broad access and affordability in mortgage lending. In a June 6 letter […]

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Gwen Jimmere Patents Hair Care Product Naturalicious

Gwen Jimmere Patents Hair Care Product Naturalicious

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*The first and only African-American so far to hold a patent for a natural hair care product is Detroit native Gwen Jimmere. She wanted to create a solution for black women that would reduce the amount of time they spent washing and conditioning their hair. Not only that, she wanted it to contain natural ingredients. […]

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Bam Crawford Announces the 6th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference 2017 ‘The Plan: Dream It. Plan It. Do It.’

Bam Crawford Announces the 6th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference 2017 ‘The Plan: Dream It. Plan It. Do It.’

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*Dr. Beverly “Bam” Crawford, Founder/President of The Company International and Pastor, Bible Enrichment Fellowship International will host along with Co-Host, Gabrianna Crawford, a.k.a. Punky G, Vice President, The Company International’s 6th Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference held on Thursday, June 1 thru Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, 1775 E. […]

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Beauty Supply Summit Plans to Address Asian Manager Beating and Choking Out of a Black Women

Beauty Supply Summit Plans to Address Asian Manager Beating and Choking Out of a Black Women

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*Beauty Supply Institute, a training and consulting organization founded in 2007 by former business & economics professor and 3-time store owner Devin Robinson, is hosting its 1st Annual Beauty Supply Summit on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 8am at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA. The Beauty Supply Summit will place black business owners, […]

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Racism and White Supremacy Discussed: Author K. Gerald Torrence Takes ‘America’s Origional Sin’ to Dayton

Racism and White Supremacy Discussed: Author K. Gerald Torrence Takes ‘America’s Origional Sin’ to Dayton

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*There is a very strong argument that can be made that most of what is taught in schools or in the mainstream media is so polluted by political (and other) agendas that the amount that’s honest and worthwhile is shockingly small. The good news is a true counter-culture has developed in an effort to try […]

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Omnibus Appropriations Act Makes Thurgood Marshall College Fund Greatful to Trump Administration

Omnibus Appropriations Act Makes Thurgood Marshall College Fund Greatful to Trump Administration

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*“On behalf of our 47 member-schools, Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) extends its gratitude to the 115th Congress and the Trump Administration for supporting HBCU funding in the FY’17 budget. In addition, we are pleased by their commitment to funding year-round PELL for the remaining five months of this year. Access to these additional resources […]

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25 Years After L.A. Riots Damian ‘Football’ Williams Reflects on His Life and Role in the Rebellion

25 Years After L.A. Riots Damian ‘Football’ Williams Reflects on His Life and Role in the Rebellion

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*Damian Monroe “Football” Williams never intended to make history, or revolt. But he wanted to make a name for himself, in South Central Los Angeles. In the decade leading up to the 1992 Riots, Williams sat on his porch and watched the happenings between Florence and Raymond, on 71st street. What he saw was the swagger […]

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Smithsonian Channel Recounts the Chaotic Days Following the Rodney King Verdict in ‘The Lost Tapes: LA Riots’

Smithsonian Channel Recounts the Chaotic Days Following the Rodney King Verdict in ‘The Lost Tapes: LA Riots’

*On the afternoon of April 29, 1992, the acquittal of four white LAPD officers in the beating of a black motorist named Rodney King set off an explosion of anger and frustration that erupted into deadly riots and devastated the already precarious social climate in Los Angeles. Resentment against the police, which had a reputation […]

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Sheryl Underwood & Mario Lopez to Host 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

Sheryl Underwood & Mario Lopez to Host 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

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*Announced today on the CBS Daytime program, The Talk, Mario Lopez, host and star of the Emmy-award winning syndicated entertainment news show, Extra, and Sheryl Underwood, one of the hosts of the Emmy- award winning, CBS Daytime program, The Talk, have been named as hosts of the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards to take place […]

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Author Nurse, Glennae E. Davis Improves Black Mental Health Choices

Author Nurse, Glennae E. Davis Improves Black Mental Health Choices

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*African-American professionals facing discrimination, looking to hire attorneys, been referred to mental health services, or expecting to be ‘made whole’ hoping equality will come through administration must pause. During the years 2012-2016, because of white supremacy, Glennae E. Davis, a registered nurse, faced systemic discrimination at University of California Los Angeles so disturbing it sent […]

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