Month: April 2021

Two Howard University Alumni Open Boutique Hotel “The Moor” in New Orleans

Subject Howard University; Alumni; The Moor Description . In an effort to become a thriving, young, Black-owned boutique hotel management company, Howard University alumni Damon Lawrence and Marcus Carey, launched Homage Hospitality Group in 2016. After years of development, the duo has opened “The Moor,” their first boutique hotel, or what they prefer to call “home,” […]

AFTER MAKING HISTORY AT A HARVARD DEBATE COMPETITION, THIS HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR WILL BE RETURNING TO THE IVY LEAGUE AS A STUDENT

Subject Harvard Debate Competition; Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School Description Do you remember the 25 Atlanta students who made history over the summer when they returned home as champions after competing in the Harvard Debate Council’s annual residency? Well now one of them will be returning to the Ivy League as a student […]

Panel Discussing Black Men’s Experiences With Policing, Incarceration in VT.

Subject Panel Discussion; Policing; Incarceration Description Black Voices Discuss; Four Black area residents discuss their experiences with policing and incarceration at a virtual event on Sunday. Creator Bennington Banner Source https://www.benningtonbanner.com/local-news/panel-discussing-black-men-s-experiences-with-policing-incarceration-in-vt/article_19066970-a209-11eb-84f9-6bff6e67becd.html Publisher benningtonbanner.com File

Oakland Technical High Senior To Be School’s First Black Male Valedictorian

Subject Educatoin; Higher Education; California Description Hard Work Leads to Great Accomplishment; When 18-year-old Ahmed Muhammad graduates from Oakland Technical High School next month, he will make history by becoming the school’s first Black male to be named valedictorian. Creator Sharon Song Source https://www.ktvu.com/news/oakland-technical-high-senior-to-be-schools-first-black-valedictorian Publisher ktvu.com File

‘It Physically Hurts’: Black Men Are in Mourning for George Floyd — And Themselves

Subject George Floyd; Police Brutatlity Description The pain that Is felt with countless killings of Black people by police, especially after George Floyd, the Derek Chauvin trial is reopening fresh wounds. Creator Curtis Bunn Source https://www.today.com/news/it-physically-hurts-black-men-are-mourning-george-floyd-themselves-t215495 Publisher today.com File

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