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In Whose Garden Did the Harlem Renaissance Grow?

Amazing Fact About the Negro No. 91: Which black female poet owned a garden house that became a popular home-away-from-home down South for the leading lights of the Harlem Renaissance? Nearly a century ago, out of the bitter soil of Jim Crow segregation and the First World War, sprang one
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Judge Kevin A. Ross

Kevin Andrew Ross (born June 1, 1963) is an American host of the syndicated court show America’s Court with Judge Ross, a producer, communications strategist, and former judge on the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. A Los Angeles native, Ross attended Gardena High School, where he was student
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American Black Women Face Grim Unemployment Statistics

Unemployment rates are falling for nearly every group of Americans — except for black women. About 10.6 percent of adult African-American women age 20 or older are unemployed, unchanged from a year ago, according to Friday’s jobs report from the Labor Department. Unemployment for all adult women declined to 5.7
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Anita Wallace

Anita L Wallace is the Director of Community Relations for Forest Lawn Memorial Parks and Mortuaries. In her position, she manages Forest Lawn’s community events including: Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Martin Luther King Day, and others. Previous to her current role, Anita was the Grief Support Coordinator for Forest Lawn
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Demonstrators Arrested At Fast Food Protests In Cities Across The Country

Dozens of people participating in fast-food protests were arrested in New York, Chicago, Miami and other cities Thursday, according to police and organizers. Fast-food workers and activists protested in more than 100 cities across the country demanding higher wages and better working conditions. The protests are the latest in a
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California could face 35-year megadrought, study says

California is in the grip of a drought that has gone on for three years. The lack of rainfall has left the soil parched. Wildfires have destroyed property and consumed thousands of acres of vegetation. A new study says things could get much worse. According to scientists, these extreme conditions
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Ancient rock churches put Ethiopia back on tourist map

Kiya Gezahegne joined an unruly, jostling throng surrounding a priest who wielded a 12th-century gold and bronze cross, one of the most sacred artefacts in Ethiopia. A young man shut his eyes and trembled from head to toe as he was blessed. Finally, Gezahegne stepped forward and stooped so the
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