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Trump taps emergency powers as virus relief plan proceeds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Describing himself as a “wartime president” fighting an invisible enemy, President Donald Trump on Wednesday invoked rarely used emergency powers to marshal critical medical supplies against the coronavirus pandemic. Trump also signed an aid package — which the Senate approved earlier Wednesday — that will guarantee sick leave to workers who fall […]Read More

The Ringling Welcomes Howie Tsui: Retainers of Anarchy

Sarasota, Florida- The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is pleased to present Howie Tsui: Retainers of Anarchy (2017) in its United States debut. The exhibition will open March 15, 2020, in the museum’s Keith D. and Linda L. Monda Gallery for Contemporary Art. Retainers of Anarchy is a monumental 25 meter-long projection with […]Read More

MBCC #BlackInBiz highlights Florida Artist Inez Barlatier in Concert

Sarasota, Florida—The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is thrilled to welcome Inez Barlatier in Concert: Moun-Moon–Spotlight Florida! Feb. 21 and 22. Barlatier, a rising star and Miami native, is a multifaceted musician and composer of Ayisen (Haitian) descent. Inez’s energetic performance draws on inspiration from African, Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Latin cultures. She will be […]Read More

The Democratic Party is clearly split along progressive-centrist lines on

The Democratic Party is clearly split along progressive-centrist lines on domestic politics, but the story is more complicated on foreign policy. Throughout the course of the primary campaign, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have pitched a distinctive progressive foreign policy that cuts the defense budget, ends military interventions, reforms the global economy, and confronts authoritarianism and networks of corruption […]Read More

MBCC #BlackInBiz Spotlight Baroness Valerie Amos appointed as Master of

The Right Honourable Baroness Valerie Amos CH PC, has been appointed as the new Master of University College, Oxford University, and will take up the post from 1 August 2020. The Baroness will be both the first female Master of University College, Oxford, and the first black head of any Oxford college. The current Director […]Read More

Seventy-five years later, the Netherlands honors the ‘Black Liberators’ who

On December 25, 1944 – Christmas Day – Cpl. James Baldwin and the 784th Tank Battalion landed in Soissons, France, to fight in the Allied liberation of Nazi-occupied Europe. The 19-year-old Baldwin, of tiny Wagram, North Carolina, had entered the service two years earlier through the U.S. Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP), which was created […]Read More

30 students, 3 teachers in South Florida return to school

Thirty high school students and three teachers from a Palm Beach County school were given the “all clear” to return to campus after a potential coronavirus scare that started with a visit to Yale University over the weekend. School officials say the group has not shown any signs of sickness following the four-day conference in […]Read More

Forsyth County School Board of Education Votes Against African American

FORSYTH COUNTY N.C. – The Winston-Salem Forsyth County School Board of Education has voted against the proposed mandatory African American history class. The vote was 7-1, against the class. Twenty-eight speakers and one council member all spoke in favor of the class. The district already has an “infusion program” that includes African American studies. On […]Read More

Former NBA player Delonte West being beaten on the highway

Video shows former NBA player Delonte West being beaten on the highway.Police in Maryland is sharing new details about now-viral videos that show former NBA star Delonte West being beaten by a man on a highway. The Prince George’s County Police Department said they are investigating after one of its officers recorded and released a […]Read More

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