WTO: Why the United States rejected Nigerian candidate Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Nigerians continue to be optimistic that former Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman and the first African woman to head the World Trade Organization (WTO), despite US opposition support. WASHINGTON, DC – The campaign to replace Roberto Azevedo, a Brazilian, took on a new dimension on Wednesday, after the United States rejected Nigerian […]Read More

Manatee County Voters’ Guide for Candidates in the General Election,

Featuring the background and viewpoints of candidates in the following elections What Legislative actions would you propose to ensure ballot security, improve voter access, and promote voter participation in elections? The first thing I would do is anything in my power to get rid of the poll tax implemented by Ron DeSantis against returning citizens. […]Read More

How to Evaluate a Candidate

Voter’s Guides, How to Evaluate a Candidate, Election Dates, and links to important information on voting locations, required ID, and more are on this page. Click here to see where to vote on election day, sample ballots, and your vote by mail address (if you elected VBM): https://www.votemanatee.com/Voter-Information/Voter-Status-Information-Check-Your-Registration-Status 2020 General Election Voters Guides Manatee County 2020 […]Read More

Florida’s Housing Market in Second-quarter 2020 Reflects COVID-19 Impact Over

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12, 2020 Florida’s housing market reflected the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and economic turmoil in the second quarter of 2020, particularly during April and May: higher median prices and more pending inventory, but fewer closed sales and fewer new listings compared to 2Q 2019, according to the latest housing data from Florida Realtors®. Closed […]Read More

America’s racial reckoning is putting a spotlight on Black mental

The pandemic, economic anxiety, and reignited fights on racist structures have created a “mental health tsunami” in the Black community. By Doha Madani As a child, Reginald Howard struggled with destructive visions, moments where he imagined destroying the shelves at the corner store or pushing another child down, but when he tried to identify what was […]Read More

These are the most popular banks in each state for

By Matthew Goldberg Matthew Goldberg’s Twitter profile New technology may mean fewer reasons to go into a bank. But even though simple transactions can be conducted online or using a mobile app, the number of branches in the U.S. has only seen a slight decline, according to Bankrate’s analysis of Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) data as […]Read More

Federal Statistics Reveal Coronavirus Kills Far More Black & Hispanic

The coronavirus is taking the lives of Hispanic, Black, and American Indian children at a significant rate compared to white children, according to federal statistics that were released Tuesday. The numbers, which are the most current comprehensive U.S. accounting of pediatric infections and fatalities, revealed that there have been 391,814 confirmed cases among children under […]Read More

Tia Mowry-Hardrict Says That Parents Should Begin Teaching Their Kids

Tia Mowry-Hardrict is encouraging parents to begin teaching their children about racism at home from an early age. “It starts at home,” Mowry-Hardrict said on the premiere episode of the Dear Media podcast Being Bümo. “What people have to understand is this behavior is learned, so it’s about communication. It’s about bringing awareness. It’s about […]Read More


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