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August 29 – September 11, 2019
mayor pete

Pete Buttigieg Campaigns in Black Chicago, But Few Blacks Showed Up

The facility's auditorium holds 1,000 people. Out of the packed, standing room-only crowd, I counted 13 Blacks. Oh wait, it was 14. One was 25 minutes late.
mango soap

Coming to America: Soap from BYDA Women's Group and More

Gambia River body soap made by the Women's Group of the Baobab Youth Development Association (BYDA) is now available in Metro Washington. The honey and bees wax-based soap comes in seven varieties:  cassia, mango, ginger, peppermint (nana), moringa, shea butter, and honey.
ida jones

A Port Of Harlem Fall at the Alexandria Black History Museum

The Alexandria Black History Museum and Port Of Harlem magazine will host three of its most popular programs this fall.

Indonesian Racism Unleashed on West Papuans & Riots Erupt

Police stormed the students' dorm and used teargas to force them out, while bystanders and officers called them "monkeys," a derogatory term for ethnically Melanesian Papuans.
bryan stevenson

You Can Host a Screening of "TRUE JUSTICE: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality"

You can bring this important documentary to your community, campus, or classroom by hosting a screening. There is no cost to the screening host. The only potential cost is a shipping charge for the disc, but there is no cost for digital delivery.
african 1619

Jamestown Rediscovery Staff Member Accused of Insulting the Ancestors

It was during the July 4 presentation that some Afro-American Historical and Genealogy Society members claim they witnessed a Jamestown presenter saying that the Africans were "enslaved" because "their skin was black in color and black represented dark, dirty, and ugly."
port of harlem gambian education partnership


Washington's National Book Festival, Toronto's Caribbean Street Food Festival, RuPaul's DragCon NYC 2019, The Lagos Leather Fair 2019, and the Baltimore Rhythm Festival 2019 are some of the diverse activities taking place around the African world.
the white woman question

Readers' Trends

The most popular Facebook post (see image) not only got many reactions, but many comments and lots of brisk discussion. Surprisingly, our lead article in the last issue was not the most popular, but the fifth listing was the most popular and the previous issue's travel article is still trending.
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