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sweeter hue
May 23 – June 5, 2019
the neighborhood

There Goes the (Black) Neighborhood

According to an analysis of demographic and housing data, the arrival of White residents is now changing nonwhite communities in cities of all sizes.
janine boyd

Black Lawmakers Are Voting Against Abortion Laws

Much of the focus has been on the widespread support the anti–abortion bills have gotten from White Republican men and a surprising number of White females, but very little to the strong resistance Black men and women have provided across the country including in Alabama, Missouri, and Ohio.
sooner or later

"Sooner or Later"

Mosaic Theatre always earns kudos from Port Of Harlem for its diverse casting, and "Sooner or Later" is no exception.
mike jones state farm
Chef Ivy

The Disabled Becoming More Visible

"Hollywood and theater are making progress," says Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, President of RespectAbility, a nonprofit fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities for people with disabilities. She shared her optimism as more performers with disabilities, like Chef Ivy (pictured here), take center stage.
oumie jagne

Photo Exhibit Aims to Help Gambian Reconciliation

So far, over 1,000 victims and their families have registered with the Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights to share their stories and help build international support to bring former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to justice. The photos help document their experiences, acknowledge pain, and heal a nation.
tyrone and ivy

Colbert's Go-Fund Me Update

T. Michael Colbert is now working overtime in a prison furniture factory, which allows him to contribute an additional $200.
ivan brown realty
african liberation day


Several activities are celebrating the diversity of African people from DC Black Pride to a Racial Wealth Inequality: Social Problems and Solutions discussion at the Brookings Institution in Washington and online. In Chicago, there is the Gospel Music Festival, while in Harlem there is a musical tribute to the late Donny Hathaway.
100 Black 2 Egypt

Readers' Trends

The "100 Black 2 Egypt" article was the run–away most popular story in the last issue and we appreciate the follow-up responses you made to us and Champion Services Travel about this upcoming travel adventure.
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