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Her grandfather Albert B. Walker was born a slave in Virginia back in the 1850s, and thanks to the Emancipation Proclamation, he was freed...
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Dr. Merrick, thanks for your time and for answering my question. I have tried everything but some of the people around me still tell...
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Advancing Black pathways:  Bringing racial equity to the financial services system

Last December, Byna Elliott joined JPMorgan Chase & Co. to lead Advancing Black Pathways, the firm’s strategy to strengthen the economic foundation of the...
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COVID Vaccination Update

The New York Christian Times tracks the global spread of the coronavirus and tracks the progress of COVID-19 vaccinations.  The following data shows the...
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Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women initiative tackles Black women’s economic disparities

Goldman Sachs kicked off the New Year with a round of investments as part of its One Million Black Women Initiative, named for the...
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Looking Back At 2021

2021 was a year of tumults and triumphs.  The coronavirus raged on as many countries around the world and states in America struggled to...
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Omicron variant could weaken or end the pandemic, experts reveal

The highly transmissible Omicron variant of the coronavirus is having its way with the American population, and mayors, governors, and the powers in Washington...
How Google treats Black female employees. California’s civil rights regulator is investigating Google’s treatment of Black female workers

California investigating how Google treats Black female employees

California’s civil rights regulator is investigating Google’s treatment of Black female workers following alleged incidents of harassment and discrimination.  Workers identifying as “Black+ female” left...
Court blocks vaccine mandate

Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate that covered 80 million workers

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the federal government from enforcing a vaccine-or-testing rule for large private employers but let stand a vaccine mandate...
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Bklyn startup BlocPower raises $30M from Microsoft to “turn buildings into Teslas”

Turning gas-powered buildings into much greener, electric-powered ones is what the Brooklyn-based startup has done in nearly 1,200 residential buildings during its seven years...

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