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Black pastor’s

How Black pastors under 40 are trying to get their peers back into the pews

Empowerment Church in Southfield, Michigan, has a robust 1,000-member, mostly Black congregation. The Rev. Carlyle F. Stewart IV, 26, an associate pastor focused on youth and community outreach, however, says he sees the writing on the wall: His Black peers are abandoning traditional faith communities because they’re not finding solace in churches or meaning in…

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Black Middle

Black Middle Middle School Students Ordered To Pick Cotton

Published 14 hours ago Written by Vance Brinkley A mother in Spokane, Washington, is calling for the removal of school officials after a racially insensitive assignment for her daughters that reportedly involved picking cotton. According to ABC News, the mother, Brandi Feazell, was informed by her 14-year-old twin daughters that their teacher at Sacajawea Middle…

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Black Celebrating

Celebrating The Black Community Of Madison, N.J.

Celebrating The Black Community Of Madison, N.J. The Hidden Figures of Madison launched this weekend with a series of events, including one honoring the descendants of prominent African Americans from Madison, N.J. Celebrating The Black Community Of Madison, N.J. The Hidden Figures of Madison launched this weekend with a series of events, including one honoring…

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Barbecue Black

Black Barbecue Gets Its Due within a Inspiring New Cookbook

My pal Riley Starks and I texted like a couple of kids as we figured out what to make from an exciting new barbecue cookbook, cross-referencing recipes with the food we could get our hands on and the equipment at our disposal. The book, Rodney Scott’s World of BBQ: Recipes and Perspectives From the Legendary…

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Black Teens

Black Teens Say Teacher Told Them to Clean Cotton to’Teach Us How Slaves Were’

Stock image of a girl at school (Getty Images)Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here.A middle school assistant principal allegedly offered to segregate a pair of Black students from class after their mother took issue with a social studies teacher’s in-class assignment: cleaning raw cotton. Now, the family of the twin eighth-grade…

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American Black

Why do Black American women die having babies?

The United States has the highest — yes the highest — maternal mortality rates in the developed world. Black women are three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related issues than white women. That is in keeping with other sobering statistics of racial health inequities revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Mary C. Curtis sits down with…

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Black Festival

SF Black Film Festival XXIII Celebrates with South African Wines from Roots & Vines Trading Company

The san francisco black film festival xxiii salutes official wine partner “roots & vines trading company,” importer of south african wines by black female vintnersSAN FRANCISCO – June 2, 2021 – PRLog — Posted Courtesy of Wright Enterprises San Francisco~Dallas Community Spotlight~~~June is “Black Music Month” with Juneteenth and Father’s Day being celebrated, and among…

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Black Women

A new era: Black women aim for higher political office

Atlanta Virginia native Jennifer McClellan remembers her parents’ recounting life as Black Southerners enduring segregation and the trauma and triumph of the civil rights movement.It showed her that government can be “a powerful force for improving people’s lives” but also one “that oppresses some, ignores others.”A generation later, despite her interest in public office, there…

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Black Knights

Black Knight’s REvolution suite helps streamline a time-consuming process

Buying and selling a home can be challenging, and the real estate process is often time-consuming and stressful. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. One of the most challenging aspects in a real estate transaction is the valuation process. A simple mistake could drastically slow down the process and frustrate lenders, home buyers…

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Black Street

Black Wall Street ‘Remember & Rise’ Event Cancelled

Published 20 hours ago Remember & Rise, a centennial memorial event remembering the 1921 Tulsa Black Wall Street massacre, has been cancelled, reports say. According to Deadline, the commission behind the star-studded occasion cited “unexpected circumstances with entertainers and speakers” as the reason for the cancellation. John Legend was scheduled to headline the event, with…