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Search for Spaceman: Memphis legendary Voice-Driven Car Inventor

MEMPHIS, TN – Paving the way for the community, building a greater Mid-South, stone by stone.

That was the purpose of the annual Stone Awards, which were held  at the Buckman Performing Arts Center.

The night is meant to encourage, promote, and honor leaders and organizations who pave the way for the community.

Bear cubs are left to drown by their mother,

before fishermen step in to save them

Bear & cubs are part of the animal kingdom and the animal kingdom is one that we will never truly understand – no matter how hard we try. Jane Goodall tried her hardest to integrate into the world of wild chimpanzees, David Attenborough has attempted to show us the deepest and darkest spots in the ocean, and Steve Irwin has even tried to prove that crocodiles

Not Star Wars but Starbucks: From Boycott to Victory

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Phillip Jackson, Founder and Chairman, Board of Directors The Black Star Project

If Howard Shultz wasn’t the founder of Starbucks, he would have been one of the boycott protesters with us. He said he was “embarrassed” and “ashamed” by the arrest of two Black men in a Starbucks Store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who were taken away by police and subsequently

MARION COUNTY NAACP BRANCH ANNOUNCES NEW BRANCH LEADERSHIP

The Marion County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is excited to announce TiAnna Greene, as the new President of the Branch.

​Last year, the new, national leadership of the NAACP challenged local units to re-imagine and to reawaken our commitment to advancing equality for all people by renewing our community

Black woman loses job over dreadlocks, petitions Supreme Court

An African American woman who was denied a job after she refused to cut her dreadlocks is trying to take her case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

THE CASE

Chastity Jones was offered a job at Catastrophe Management Solutions (CMS), an Alabama-based claim processing company, in 2010. CMS’ HR manager informed her that wearing dreadlocks

More than 1 million children were victims of identity theft in 2017

Kids are easy targets for identity thieves — and they’re becoming more common ones, as well.

A new report from Javelin Strategy & Research says that in 2017, more than 1 million children in the United States were victims of identity theft, resulting in $2.6 billion in losses. Families paid an

Black-owned vegan company uses Amazon to grow their business

 

Black Enterprise/Sequoia Blodgett

With studies showcasing that diseases in our bodies are caused by unhealthy eating habits, many health and fitness gurus are choosing to eat “clean,” which predominantly consists of plant-based dieting. Founders Claude Tellis and Kareem Cook took note

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U.S. Court Upholds Most Of Texas Law To Punish ‘Sanctuary Cities’

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court panel on Tuesday upheld most of a Republican-backed Texas law to punish “sanctuary cities,” allowing it to remain in effect while the case is being fought in a lower court.

The law was the first of its kind since Republican Donald Trump became president in January 2017, promising to crack down on illegal immigration and communities that protect the immigrants.