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September 26 – October 9, 2019
 
 
angela davis at national women's hall of fame

The National Women’s Hall of Fame installed Angela Davis into its Hall of Fame.

The National Women’s Hall of Fame installed Angela Davis September 14 into its Hall of Fame. Davis’ 2019 honors highlight the intersection of Black and women’s rights.
 
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How to Preserve Your Legacy II – This Saturday

Attendees will also learn which documents, photographs, and other artifacts they should save from their personal collections for future generations and maybe even a biographer.
 
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Why Africans Became Coloreds, Anglo–Africans, Afro–Americans, Then Negroes

In the wake of efforts by the American Colonization Society (ACS) to encourage free Blacks to emigrate to Liberia in 1820, the term “African” was abandoned by many in favor of “colored.”
 
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buba camara

Meet Buba Camara, Helping to Pull His Community Up By Its Bootstraps

“We have saved many lives by building the bridge,” Camara says. With pride, he continued. “When we have a project, we call the people, they come out, even non-members, no one pays them, and we do the job.”
 
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Youth Investment Conference – NYC – This Weekend

Angel Onuoha was born in Colorado and raised by his mother, Tina, who had immigrated from Nigeria. His partners Menelik Graham is of Jamaican descent and Drew Tucker is of deep North American descent. Their company, BLK Capital Management, will host their 2019 National Fall Conference in New York City September 27 and 28.
 
fairview

Was Witnessing “Fairview” Part of my Destiny?
From the press write–ups, I knew “Fairview” was about race. I did not know that it would be a highly creative, higher level version of an Alexandria discussion on race, while being entertaining.
 
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poet allan king

Activities

A tribute to the late Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara takes place at the American Corner in Banjul. Poet Alan King (pictured) is the featured poet at the Poetry of Social Justice event on the day Port Of Harlem features How to Preserve Your Legacy II with Dr. Ida Jones. Words, Wine & Wings 7 Poetry Show And Open Mic takes place in Baltimore.
 
michelle obama as an egyptian

Readers' Trends

If you are on Facebook and liked our Facebook page, you may have seen the very popular portrait of Michelle Obama and know the controversy behind the image. The Travel section remains popular on our website. We updated the travel listing to reflect Ebenezer AME Church's plans to now only include Ghana, with a price reduction.
 
 
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