November 15, 2017

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UNCF – Economic Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

UNCF – Economic Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities UNCF HBCUs have an incredible impact—they create skilled workers, jobs and serve as economic hubs for the areas that surround their campuses and beyond. The landmark study, HBCUs Make America Strong: The Positive Economic Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities—commissioned by UNCF’s Frederick D. […]

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November 15, 2017

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Situation in Zimbabwe

Situation in Zimbabwe Al Jazeera Zimbabwe’s military has seized state TV and blocked off access to government offices in the capital Harare. In a televised address early on Wednesday morning, military spokesperson, Major General SB Moyo, said the army was seeking to “pacify a degenerating, social, and economic situation” in the country. Moyo denied that […]

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November 14, 2017

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NFL: The new Las Vegas Raiders Stadium revealed – Groundbreaking

NFL: The new Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Revealed – Groundbreaking The Oakland Raiders broke ground November 13 on their new 65,000-seat domed stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Plans are to have the stadium ready for the 2020 season. For now the team will continue playing in Oakland, California. The San Francisco Bay Area currently has […]

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November 4, 2017

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First look at the Obama Presidential Center

First look at the Obama Presidential Center Source: Obama Foundation – The Obama Presidential Center The Obama Presidential Center will be a living, working center — an ongoing project where we will shape, together, what it means to be a good citizen in the 21st century. President and Mrs. Obama chose to build the Obama […]

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November 1, 2017

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Ethnic and cultural origins of Canadians

Ethnic and cultural origins of Canadians Release date: October 25, 2017 Highlights In 2016, over 250 ethnic origins or ancestries were reported by the Canadian population. Four in 10 people reported more than one origin. British Isles and French origins are still among the most common in 2016; however, their share in the population has […]

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October 30, 2017

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United Kingdom: National population projected to pass 70 million in 2029

United Kingdom: National population projected to pass 70 million in 2029 Office for National Statistics Release date: 26 October 2017 National population projections provide an indication of the future size and age structure of the UK and its constituent countries based on a set of assumptions of future fertility, mortality and migration. Over the period […]

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October 26, 2017

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The emergence of China’s petro-yuan

The emergence of China’s petro-yuan RT One of the world’s top energy importers, China, is set to roll out a yuan-denominated oil contract as early as this year. Analysts call the plan, announced by Beijing in September, a huge move against the dollar’s global dominance. The so-called petro-yuan is a “wake up call” for investors […]

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October 19, 2017

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Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources

Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources With the signing of the bill into law, the path has been cleared for the establishment of the specialized university in the Niger Delta, charged with training and research in petroleum technologies. Vanguard Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, signed into law the […]

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October 12, 2017

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Ever wonder why the Middle Atlantic states are not in the Mid-Atlantic of the East Coast?

Ever wonder why the Middle Atlantic states are not in the Mid-Atlantic of the East Coast? Have you ever wondered why in the United States the term “Middle Atlantic” includes only northeastern states and not states which are actually located in the Middle Eastern Atlantic region? There is an NCAA Division I (FCS) athletic conference […]

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October 11, 2017

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When African Americans built tall in business

When African Americans built tall in business North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Headquarters A group of mostly Durham-based investors, led by Michael Lemanski, bought the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Headquarters building in 2006 and in 2017 secured about $11 million in new capital to begin renovations to the 1960s-era office building and […]

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