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Jay-Z is not the first regarding talks of African American ownership in the NFL

August 18, 2019

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Jay-Z is not the first regarding talks of African American ownership in the NFL There is a lot of discussion taking place regarding Shawn C. Carter’s (Jay-Z) Roc Nation and the NFL’s announced partnership around social justice. The NFL partnership will make Jay-Z and his Roc Nation agency a co-producer of the Super Bowl halftime […]

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A historical look back at Joe Biden’s position against busing in 1975

August 2, 2019

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A historical look back at Joe Biden’s position against busing in 1975 Busing was a tool used for racial desegregation in American public school systems These historical newspaper articles gives a brief overview at what the then young U.S. Senator Joe Biden’s anti-busing amendment aimed to do with regard to the anti-busing bill that was […]

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Gentrification study released by Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on American cities

July 17, 2019

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Gentrification study released by Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on American cities A new study released on July 17, 2019 by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia looks at the consequences of gentrification in American citizens. Quentin Brummet NORC at the University of Chicago Davin Reed Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Community Development and Regional […]

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In 1911, Booker T. Washington was attacked for being an African American in New York City

July 12, 2019

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In 1911, Booker T. Washington was attacked for being an African American in New York City This is a brief look back, as reported in American newspapers, when Booker T. Washington was attacked for simply being an African American man in New York City. Born enslaved in Virginia in 1856, upon his gradating from Hampton […]

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A look back at the black/African descent demographics of Cuba, Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic

July 7, 2019

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A look back at the black/African descent demographics of Cuba, Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic This is a brief look back, as reported in American newspapers, at the black/African descent populations within 3 Spanish speaking regions of the Caribbean: Puerto Rico, Cuba and Dominican Republic. In the United States there is often confusion that there […]

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Nigeria will sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement

July 4, 2019

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Nigeria will sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement By Yomi Kazeem Quartz Nigeria—the continent’s largest economy and most populous country—will finally sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement which aims to boost intra-Africa trade and create the world’s largest trading bloc. While enough countries have signed up for the historic […]

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The Fourth of July during the era of slavery and the year slavery ended in the United States -Guam and Hawaii 1900

July 4, 2019

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Fourth of July during the era of slavery and the year slavery ended in the United States -Guam and Hawaii 1900 This is a brief historical look back at newspapers on Independence Day in the United States – Fourth of July, during the era of slavery. Also, this is a brief look back at the […]

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How the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in 1923

July 1, 2019

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How the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in 1923 This is a brief historical look back in time on how the U.S. Supreme Court defined the “white” race in the 1900s. What does race and “white” have to do with the 2020 Census? A most accurate count of the population is important in […]

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Top U.S universities for federal National Science Foundation R&D grants and expenditures

June 10, 2019

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Top U.S universities for federal National Science Foundation R&D grants and expenditures Rankings by total R&D expenditures The Higher Education Research and Development Survey is the primary source of information on R&D expenditures at U.S. colleges and universities. The survey collects information on R&D expenditures by field of research and source of funds and also […]

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African Union: African free trade zone takes effect

June 3, 2019

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African Union: African free trade zone takes effect The largest free-trade in the world, spanning the African continent with its 1.2 billion people, has come into effect – worth $2.5 trillion AFP ADDUS ABABA- An African free-trade zone came into force Thursday, a step toward creating what the African Union (AU) hopes will be a […]

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