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Meet The PhD Student Bringing Black History To Her Community, One Coffee Cup At A Time

When Catrice Hixon decided to open a coffee shop in the Southern Alabama town of Opelika, she knew she wanted it to serve three purposes: to educate, inspire and unite. The education and inspiration a...

Wa Na Wari: “Our Home” for Seattle’s Black artists & community

Wa Na Wari, a Kalabari term meaning “Our Home,” is the name of this community beacon in Seattle’s Central District. Co-founders Inye Wokoma, Elisheba Johnson, Rachel Kessler, and Jil...

Diddy Tells Black Community to Invest in Home Ownership Not Lavish Jewelry and Cars

Diddy decided to extend some financial wisdom to the Black community this week and some people are praising him for doing so while others call him a hypocrite. This week, the 51-year-old music mogul t...

This Heiress Is On A Mission To Help The Black Community Through Succession Planning

Lauren Miller is a 33-year old determined to help the Black community build a generational legacy. She ran her millennial-focused travel and lifestyle brand, Can’t Stay Put, for years until her ...

Black Community Group Rejected From Purchasing LA Mall Despite Highest Bid

A Black community group in South Los Angeles was denied ownership of a historical downtown LA mall despite offering the highest bid.  Downtown Crenshaw Rising (DCR) placed a $115 million bid on Baldwi...

Community Calls for Councilman’s Resignation After Asking “Do We Have A House N***** In Here?”

Community members in Tarrant, AL, are rallying together and calling for the resignation of Councilman John “Tommy” Bryant after he blurted out a racial slur during a city council meeting. ...

Ohio Community Wants Answers On What Caused George Floyd Mural to Collapse

A collapsed George Floyd mural in Ohio is receiving a number of mixed reasons as to what caused the artwork to crumble. On Tuesday, a large mural honoring the memory of George Floyd collapsed to the g...

Black Community Wakes Up To Post-Pandemic Reality

LeToya Luckett asks questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Virtual Community Day: Original Music by Ahamefule J. Oluo

During the Frye Art Museum’s Virtual Community Day hosted by local artist Moses Sun on Saturday, June 5, 2021, Ahamefule J. Oluo created original music in response to the painting “Silence...

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