Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Google to Open Computer Engineering Lab in Oakland for Black and Latino Youth

Google is launching a new lab in Oakland, California to increase diversity STEM initiatives among Black and Latino youth. The company, which has previously partnered...

France Opens Dialogue About Injustices Committed Against...

The Aldet Center-Saint Lucia, Secretariat of the Indigenous Peoples Regional Competent Authority (IPRCA-Americas) and the Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Council (IPHRC-International) is in receipt...

Islamist Militant Sentenced to 9 Years for Destroying...

The International Criminal Court has sentenced an Islamist militant who destroyed ancient shrines in Timbuktu to nine years in jail. Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi admitted to...

Frequent Exposure to Shootings of Black People Can Cause PTSD-Like Trauma, Research Says

Graphic footage of Terence Crutcher's final moments have been on a constant loop since his ill-fated encounter with police, playing over and over again...

Jenell B. Stewart on Black Beauty, Health and Business: ‘That Is My Community’

Jenell B. Stewart has made a brand for herself. She is the founder of KinkyCurlyCoilyMe, a website that brings together bloggers of all hair types....

Why These Black Doctors Are Pushing President Obama to Ban Menthol Cigarettes, Tobacco Products

The popularity of menthol-flavored cigarettes among African-American consumers has a group of Black doctors urging President Barack Obama to ban all mentholated tobacco products. According...

Homeschooled 8-Year-Old Starts a Baking Business After Mother Teaches Him the Basics of Entrepreneurship

After 8-year-old Jalen Bailey expressed a desire to buy his mother a house, Sharhonda Mahan took the proper channels to get her son's bakery...

Detroit Engineer Develops Coding Program to Teach Teens Tech Skills in a Gutted Out...

In recent years, Detroit's fledgling school system and constant infighting between teachers and governmental officials has dominated national headlines. That infighting and bitterness came to...

Haitian Grown Cocoa Beans Win Gold Prize at Chocolate Awards, Could Positively Impact Local...

When a tiny Quebec chocolate maker won a gold prize at this year’s premier International Chocolate Awards for a bar made with Haitian cocoa...

George Washington Williams Explored the Rich African History That Did Not Begin With Colonization

Dr. George Washington Williams, one of the first great African-American historians, through the Internet and film, has recently been brought back to our attention....

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