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Call to Action to Dismantle Structural Racism and Economic Disparities in Minneapolis-St. Paul

In response, these leaders reached out to seven African American nonprofit executive directors (I was one) and together, we established the Itasca North Minneapolis Partnership. The Partnership’s mission: develop and implement strategies to better leverage private-sector employment and economic development assets against the disparate and deepening racial and economic disparities experienced by African Americans in North Minneapolis.

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Meta: Crypto trading platform at a glance. Source: Washington City Paper
Business

What is Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is one of those buzzwords that everyone is talking about, but very few people understand. The explosion of the digital capital market over the

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Business

Racial biases impact media’s portrayal of Black people in the legal system, new media analysis released by Global Strategy Group

In collaboration with our partners at Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), Global Strategy Group (GSG) has developed: Innocent Until Proven Guilty? A look at media coverage of criminal defendants in the U.S. This report takes a deep dive look at the discrepancies in media coverage of Black defendants versus white defendants. 
 

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Business

David Morgan, MMCA

Working hard to increase Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) Media Power. Meet David Morgan President, Multicultural Media & Correspondents Association. David is managing partner

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Advice

TPD Pharmacy launches community wide health initiative to better serve Blacks in Walnut Park

With a desire to bring pharmacy services to a historically underserved neighborhood, Dr. Tracy M. Reed opened the TPD Pharmacy to serve the St. Louis community and beyond. A podiatrist by trade, Dr. Reed obtained her degree in Podiatric Medicine from the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, completed her Residency at Saint Barnabas Hospital, and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field.

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Business

Dr. Tracy Reed Offers an Essential Pharmacy for Walnut Park Residents in St Louis, MO

Dr. Reed opened the TPD Pharmacy in the Walnut Park West neighborhood to improve access to prescription medicine in the community. “As a responsible medical professional, I felt the need to bring much-needed healthcare services to a challenged community,” said Dr. Reed. A noted community advocate, Dr. Reed also served as a Founding Director of the Missouri Foundation for Health and has actively participated with Big Brothers / Big Sisters of America and Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.

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Business

Meet Kathy Conley Jones

Kathy Conley Jones has over 30 years experience as an Insurance Counselor helping families “Protect What Matters Most.”

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Business

Ten Black Newspapers Unite to Create Platform that Amplifies the Black Experience

Word In Black consists of a newsletter and website (wordinblack.com) that publishes content from the 10 participating newspapers, which include: New York Amsterdam News, The Atlanta Voice, Houston Defender Network, The Washington Informer, The Dallas Weekly, The Afro, Michigan Chronicle, The Seattle Medium, The Sacramento Observer and St. Louis American. It also publishes original content.

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Business

AH!TV is Here to Bring You The Contents With Empowerment

From the months leading up to the launch party, there was several important meet and greet sessions scheduled on Wednesdays in August, at 3pm. The guests were able to meet the hosts and producers, and find out more about the network, that will be on Roku, Apple TV and Fire TV.

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Business

Jones Takes the Helm of ITSMF as Successor to Retiring Executive Viola Maxwell-Thompson

“I am thrilled to begin my leadership tenure of such an influential and vital organization,” said Johanna R. Jones, newly appointed ITSMF President and CEO. “ITSMF has made tremendous progress toward the development and advancement of Black professionals in technology fields and I’m eager to use my experience and strengths in inventive ways to expand organizational growth and impact.”

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Business

Community Revitalization Fund

The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) and many others have played a significant role in lobbying for Community Development Funding Institutions as the distributors of an upcoming HUD $10 billion non -housing community investment.

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