Month: July 2020

Grandson Tells Story of His Grandfather’s Heroism During Civil War

Subject Slavery To Freedom; Civil War, Heroism Description A hero is tucked away under the tree-covered forest in Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Andrew Jackson Smith is a hero you may have never heard of before. Creator Thomas Capps and Mason Watkins Source Publisher […]

3 Entrepreneurs on the Impact of Being Featured in Jay-Z’s Black Business Ads

Subject Black Businesses; Ads; Entrepreneurship Description As the push for supporting Black-owned businesses continues to grow, rapper and business mogul Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter is doing his part to ensure that Black entrepreneurs get the exposure and advertisement that’s needed. Creator Courtney Connley Source Publisher File

100 Black Men of Greater Mobile, Al Establish 2 Scholarships

Subject Scholarship Opportunity; Higher Education; Alabama Description The University of South Alabama and 100 Black Men of Greater Mobile have partnered to establish two scholarship opportunities for undergraduate students, the University announced Monday. Creator WKRG Staff Source Publisher File

White Couple Who Allegedly Harassed Black Mom for Years Finally Arrested and Charged

Subject Racism; Justice Description “They can’t say these kids are not trying and not strong and not smart,” Jennifer McLeggan said of younger generations. “They’re not the people of yesterday. They’re with the s**ts.” Creator Alyssa Curtis Source Publisher File

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