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The Forgotten Story of Igbo Landing

The Forgotten Story of Igbo Landing

Throughout history — with a particular focus on the slave trade era — there were stories of dehumanizing acts, mass killings, maiming, racism, resistance to slavery, and suicide. But none of these accounts were ever as heart-wrenching as the Igbo Landing story at Dunbar Creek on St. Simons Island, Georgia in 1803.  The events of...

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Blaxican: History and Significance of Blacks in Mexico

Blaxican: History and Significance of Blacks in Mexico

The transatlantic slave trade and the mass migration of Africans from sub-Saharan Africa started in the 15th century. And these movements led to the presence of black communities in most nations. Of course, Mexico isn’t exempted. There are a great number of black populations in Mexico, sometimes referred to as Blaxican.  Blaxican is a term...

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Jomaree Pinkard: Cocktail Company Pushing a Conversation

Jomaree Pinkard: Cocktail Company Pushing a Conversation

During the pandemic small businesses and entrepreneurs have felt the stress of figuring out how to stay afloat.  Many have had to take out loans and think of all of the different ways to survive and save what they’ve spent so long managing. One of those entrepreneurs is Jomaree Pinkard of Hella Cocktail. Though the...

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Meet Kevin Ford: The Man Changing the Medical Cannabis Industry

Meet Kevin Ford: The Man Changing the Medical Cannabis Industry

Starting any business is hard. It takes vision, discipline and execution. Kevin Ford, founder of Uplift Maryland, knows this all too well and his platform is changing the medical cannabis industry. Ford sits down with us to discuss more about Uplift Maryland, his goals and the opportunities he’s looking to create through this platform. Changing...

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The 5 Black Women That Helped Take Down President Trump

The 5 Black Women That Helped Take Down President Trump

One of the most historical elections in our history has come to an end. Although President Trump has refused to concede so far, all mainstream media outlets have called the election for former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris. President Donald Trump might have lost the election, but he actually improved his numbers...

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History!

History!

Finally, it has happened! Former Vice President Joe Biden has been projected as the winner of the 2020 presidential election. This will make Senator Kamala Harris the very first woman in the white house and the first Black woman in the white house. This comes after several news organizations have called Pennsylvania for Joe Biden....

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Should Superman Be Black? Some Say Yes!

Should Superman Be Black? Some Say Yes!

Black Superman? Some say it’s about time! After Henry Cavill left his elevated role as the ‘Man of Steel,’ a new possibility popped up: should the next Superman be Black? Most of us grew up watching the heart-pumping and intriguing stories of Superman. After being sent to Earth in a small spaceship by his parents...

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Oprah Sets up 26 Billboards for Breonna Taylor in Louisville

Oprah Sets up 26 Billboards for Breonna Taylor in Louisville

Oprah Winfrey is going a step further than having Breonna Taylor on the cover of her O Magazine for the September issue. The billionaire media mogul is also plastering the same image of Breonna used for the magazine cover on 26 billboards around Louisville, Kentucky for the 26 years Breonna was alive. It made headlines...

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Kamala Set to Make History as First Black Woman VP Pick

Kamala Set to Make History as First Black Woman VP Pick

In a highly anticipated announcement, Joe Biden has named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. This will make Kamala Harris the first Black and South Asian American woman to run on a major political party’s presidential ticket. Harris was long suspected as being the number one choice for the VP pick. She has consistently...

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