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A look back at how Atlanta became the “Black Mecca” and the “Hollywood of the South” with white flight

December 4, 2019

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A look back at how Atlanta became the “Black Mecca” and the “Hollywood of the South” with white flight This is a brief historical look back, via newspaper articles, at the transformation of the city of Atlanta and the Atlanta metropolitan area. Atlanta may not be as well known for racial challenges like Birmingham, Alabama […]

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Remembering Yesteryear: 1929 College Athletes Commercialized

November 25, 2019

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Remembering Yesteryear: 1929 College Athletes Commercialized Long before the current conversation regarding allowing NCAA student athletes to receive payment for their athletic performance from their universities there was a conversation that took place in 1929. ____ October 28, 2019 NCAA poised to move toward allowing athletes to make money By Associated Press NEW YORK— The […]

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$2.6 billion concession agreement signed for Ghana’s Accra Skytrain

November 19, 2019

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$2.6 billion concession agreement signed for Ghana’s Accra Skytrain 2019 Africa Investment Forum: Historic signing of high-speed railway construction concession agreement for Ghana, with the support of the African Development Bank Source: African Development Bank The African Development Bank has thrown its weight behind a concession agreement for the construction of a high-speed railway in […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Historical Flashback: How poor whites in the South were used during the U.S. Civil War

May 31, 2019

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Historical Flashback: How poor whites in the South were used during the U.S. Civil War Today, there is an aggressive rise of open xenophobic views in the United States. It’s not new. Post the 1960s some Americans became cautious or were even embarrassed to expose their xenophobic beliefs outside of their peer groups. The use […]

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2018 – Release Date: May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2018 Release Date: May 23, 2019 See 2018 metropolitan populations https://dilemma-x.net/2019/04/18/u-s-census-bureau-metropolitan-population-estimates-july-1-2018-release-date-april-18-2019/ Source: U.S. Census Bureau MAY 23, 2019 — The South and West continue to have the fastest-growing cities in the United States, according to new population estimates for cities and towns released by the U.S. Census Bureau. […]

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