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Buffalo residents mourn loved ones and a community’s refuge

BUFFALO, New York — Phylicia Dove can’t hold back tears as she talks about the massacre that destroyed her community’s shelter in Buffalo’s Masten Park neighborhood. “Tops Market was a place of community, a safe space for us to meet, talk, be together,” she told CNN. “There’s no one here who hasn’t visited this Tops. […]

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Community leaders hold a rally, calling for a peaceful end to violence across the city

DETROIT – Community leaders gathered on Detroit’s east side to call for a peaceful end to the violence across the city. The group consisted of the Detroit 300, members of the Detroit Police Department, representatives of Detroit City Council members, Minister Malik Shabazz, Maurice “Pastor Mo” Hardwick and many others. This was all part of […]

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American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, community organizer and activist Mistah Fab Net Worth: How old is Mistah?

The Life and Times of Mistah Fab Mistah Fab was born on January 23, 1982, in the United States, and is a popular rapper. Rapper Stanley Cox, born Stanley Cox, was an important player in Oakland’s underground hip-hop community. He is Aquarius by zodiac sign, according to fortune tellers. Life imprisonment was imposed on his […]

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Full Circle Moments for Howard University’s Fine Arts Community at 2022 Graduation

By Deborah Bailey, AFRO DC News Editor Generations of Howard’s fine arts community demonstrated how the torch has passed to the famed HBCU, both on the podium and in the audience at Howard University’s 154th launch celebrated on May 7. Taraji P. Henson, Howard University alumnus, Oscar-winning actress, producer and director, has returned to the […]

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Queens and New York community calls for freedom for wrongfully accused man ahead of 97th court appearance

On the morning of May 10, about 30 protesters gathered on the steps of Queens County Criminal Court in New York to demand that District Attorney Melinda Katz drop all charges against 22-year-old Prakash Churaman. Desis Rising Up and Moving organized the rally, which was attended by the Party for Socialism and Liberation, How Our […]

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Louisville Community Leaders Express Concern Over Teen Violence

Within days, three teenagers were charged in two separate homicide cases. Activists say that while the problem is not new, it is becoming more widespread. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After seeing three Louisville teenagers charged with murder in just days, concerned community leaders say early intervention in children’s lives is more important than ever. On Monday, […]

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Community responds to leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade – The Williams Record

The student-led event took place on the steps of the Paresky Center. (Kitt Urdang/The Williams Disc) On Friday afternoon, a group of about 50 students and city residents gathered on the steps of the Paresky Center to show their support for abortion rights and take action to protect reproductive freedoms. an initial draft of a […]

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Yiaga Africa launches community organizing training for young civic leaders

Yiaga Africa on Monday, May 9, started community organizing training for young civic leaders in West Africa The curriculum was adopted from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Leadership, Organizing, and Doing Curriculum The initiative had around 40 participants across the sub-region and is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy FCT, Abuja – Cynthia […]

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The photo exhibition invites viewers to “discover your door”

Patricia San Pedro is pictured with one of her ‘Doorway’ photos. Doors to the world open with the opening of a photo exhibit by local artist Patricia San Pedro in May at Gally by Art Labbe 2522 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables (305-319-0190). The “Discover Your Door” exhibition, with opening parties on May 12, […]

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Saratoga Community News for the week of May 13 – The Mercury News

An SHS student appointed to the working group Saratoga High School student Anushka Tadikonda is one of three students from Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian’s district recently appointed to the county’s youth task force. As a student at Saratoga High School, Tadikonda’s passion for activism led her to become an ambassador for March for […]

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How One Napa Winery is redefining luxury

Cultural construction of luxury is a litmus test for a society’s achievements and concerns. It evolves over time, shifting consumer behavior towards conscious know-how and goal-oriented acquisition of goods and services. While the global pandemic has hit the hospitality industry the hardest, its luxury segment has shown resilience. He supported much-needed economic recovery efforts around […]

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HBCUs strengthen their support for the LGBTQ+ community

Dr. Steve D. Mobley Jr., assistant professor of higher education at the University of Alabama and expert on the LGBTQ+ experience in HBCUs.Historically, many HBCUs have had a conservative reputation that has led queer and transgender students to feel marginalized. Some of these students faced homophobic violence as evidenced by the beating of Gregory Love […]

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Community of North Bellport, NY demands closure of toxic landfill and repairs

On April 30, approximately 75 members of the North Bellport, New York, Long Island community held a rally and vigil at Frank P. Long Middle School to demand the closure of the nearby Brookhaven landfill. The action was organized by the Brookhaven Landfill Action and Remediation Group with the Party for Socialism and Liberation in […]

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Nevada City community growing frustrated with ongoing PG&E work – CBS Sacramento

NEVADA CITY (CBS13) — Pacific Gas and Electric and the community of Nevada City have clashed over the past two years after the utility company downed hundreds of trees that kept small businesses from operating. In an effort to protect the area from wildfires, PG&E is working to underground some of its power lines. But […]

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In the Kherson region, invaders kidnap the head of the Chorobaivka community, his deputy

In the Kherson region of southern Ukraine, Russian invaders kidnapped the head of the territorial community of Chornobivka and his deputy. It was announced on Facebook by the deputy chairman of the Kherson district council, Stanislav Troshyn, reports Ukrinform. “The chairman and deputy chairman of the legendary territorial community of Chornobayivka in the Kherson district […]

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Pittsburgh community leaders call for action after gun violence spikes in 2022

As we told you in First part of our special featurethe city is struggling to attract applicants and nearly 300 officers could be retiring right now. With a recent increase in crime, some say more officers are needed. Others say it won’t solve the problem. They say it’s much deeper than that. Target 11 investigator […]

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Rewrite history and reveal the truth

Lawyer/director Jeffery Robinson Lawyer/filmmaker Jeffery Robinson discusses the real history of anti-black racism in the United States on Ben & Jerry’s podcast, “Into the Mix” SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont, April 29, 2022—Jeffery Robinson, who just released his searing new documentary about the history of anti-black racism in the United States, is the latest guest on Ben […]

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Every Community Star You Probably Didn’t Know Starred In Rick & Morty

Throughout its six seasons, “Community” has boasted a variety of guest appearances and regular appearances from high-profile and established cast members. A good number of them have also appeared in “Rick and Morty” over the years. Perhaps the most obvious is Keith David, who appeared in the final season of “Community” as Elroy Patashnik, a […]

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Newport News police chief and community activist call on young people to complete survey

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Gun violence in Hampton Roads continues to be an issue community leaders seek to address. At Newport News, a community inquiry has been launched to hear from families and develop policy. The deadline for completing the survey is Sunday. You can only complete the 36-question survey if you live in Newport […]

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Syracuse neighbors speak about community-police relations at town hall

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) – About 30 Syracuse neighbors gathered Friday night at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church for a town hall on community and police relations nearly two weeks after an 8-year-old child years old was placed in the back of a police car for stealing a bag of crisps. Town hall organizer and community activist […]

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‘Critical Community’: A look back at Pomona’s stories of Asian American mentorship and activism

Asian American History Month will begin in May, but the history of student space activism has a much longer history. (Courtesy of Julia Catolico) CW: mentions of violence, suicide The history of Asian American activism in the 7Cs is rich, but little known to the student body. Like other affinity groups on campus, Asian American […]

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White House: ban on menthol cigarettes does not discriminate against black community

White House press secretary Jen Psaki disputed allegations raised Thursday that President Joe Biden’s proposed ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars unfairly targets the black community. PSAKI opened Thursday’s press briefing by touting new rules proposed by the Food and Drug Administration, which it said would help “enforce regulations around what stores sell and […]

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By Patrice Marshall McKenzie Educator and Community Advocate

“No one is free until everyone is free.” These are the words spoken by legendary activist and organizer Fannie Lou Hamer in 1971 as she addressed the National Women’s Political Caucus. In this concurrent speech, Hamer shared how black and white women should work together toward freedom for all. In some cases, black people sometimes […]

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Chicago community leaders speak out against rising violence

Community leaders speak out against rising violence in Chicago Reverend Jesse Jackson says Chicago is in the midst of an urban crisis, so he and others are demanding a united plan from local leaders to address the violence. CHICAGO – Reverend Jesse Jackson says Chicago is in the midst of an urban crisis, so he […]

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Fraudsters trick Internet users on behalf of the transgender community

LAHORE: Presenting a front for helping the transgender community and often posing as non-governmental organizations (NGOs), social media pages have a knack for getting donations from unwary individuals by creating fake stories full of emotional rhetoric. intended to shed light on the fate of the communities. Sources with knowledge of the case told The Express […]

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5 things to know today, April 26, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, April 26, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Montgomery County Council: Council members will meet at 9 a.m. The Montgomery County Board meets April 26 at 9 a.m. to review the downtown Silver Spring plan and receive a briefing on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Montgomery County Police […]

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Terra (LUNA) Community Reveals Three UST Demand Drivers

Vladislav Sopov Enthusiasts of the Terra Ecosystem (LUNA) have named three protocols that can catalyze demand for Terra’s UST stablecoin Content Leveraged Trading, Collateralized Options, FX: Potential Catalysts for UST UST Breaks into the Big 3 as Terra’s Bitcoin Euphoria Continues The Terra (UST) high-performance smart contract platform ecosystem is ready to integrate three protocols […]

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All over the map: place name contest encourages students to explore the history of the community

Attention teachers and children in all 39 counties: The Washington Office of the Secretary of State has launched a new place name contest. Registrations must be made before Sunday, May 15. The contest is called “What’s in a place name“It’s underway now and is open to K-12 students and traditional or home school classrooms anywhere […]

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A year later, the Elizabeth City community remembers Andrew Brown Jr. and continues to call for change

ELIZABETH CITY, NC (WAVY) — A community continues to heal a year after the death of Andrew Brown Jr. threw Elizabeth City into the national spotlight overnight. A year later, the city is showing signs of healing and leaders have set their sights on a new goal to effect change. The community gathered Thursday to […]

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SF pledged $120 million from law enforcement budgets to the black community. Did he deliver?

Two years after San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Supervisory Board Chairman Shamann Walton promised to redirect $120 million over two years from law enforcement to the black community, the Dream Keeper initiative they created is widely hailed for its intent and impact, but questions whether it delivered on its promise to funding. About half […]

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Questions about legalizing marijuana in Oklahoma before the ballot | Community

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Plans to fully legalize marijuana can proceed to collect signatures, the Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled, clearing the way for two more cannabis projects seeking approval from voters. The High Court’s ruling on Tuesday night comes amid a marijuana boom in the state earlier after voters in 2018 approved the most […]

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Community, Home of St. Cloud City State Address Green Energy

ST. CLOUD — Standing in the new town hall roomsSt. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis was all smiles as he delivered his 17th annual State of the City address in person. Speaking to a full audience of city employees, community leaders, students and other residents, Kleis reflected on a year of change and resilience, commenting on […]

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Corby’s guilty pedophile caught by online community sting

A Corby man who was caught having sex with online activists posing as two young girls has pleaded guilty to three offences. Trevor Booth, from Beverley Walk, thought he was talking to young teenagers, but was actually caught off guard by online groups CIM (Children’s Innocence Matters) and COST (Child Online Safety Team). Booth, 25, […]

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Community activist offers reward after man left comatose by vicious Chinatown attack – NBC Chicago

A community activist is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a suspect accused of brutally beating a Chicago resident and leaving him for dead in the city’s Chinatown early of the month. Authorities say Jin Lew, 61, was violently assaulted and robbed on April 6. Lew, well known in […]

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Legal and communal marriages empower women in Jharkhand to live

Dhuku or living together, prevalent in several districts, deprives women of social recognition and legal rights Dhuku or living together, widespread in several districts, deprives women of social recognition and legal rights On February 26, 2022, Bimla Devi and Jai Kishen Pardhiya from Bamarja village attended a community wedding in Khunti district of Jharkhand. The […]

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Phoenix Community Mobilizes for Ukraine at Central United Methodist Church

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Over the past few months, many rallies and marches have taken place in Arizona to show solidarity with Ukraine. On Saturday, another event at the Central United Methodist Church in Phoenix brought together different members of the community. All were united in their support but also accepted that much more could […]

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Remembering Cary Mitchell: Charlotte’s community-connected fashion visionary | WFAE 90.7

Friends and family said their final goodbyes to clothing designer Cary Mitchell on Friday at the Victory Christian Center Dome in Charlotte. Mitchell, who was known for his custom clothing designs in this region and beyond, died on April 2. Family and friends said if you spoke to Mitchell, he would rarely talk about his […]

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Fronteras: “It comes from the community” — The Museo del Westside preserves the unique stories of its residents; The women of MujerArtes share their life stories through clay

Residents of San Antonio’s nearby West Side Historic District have long watched its centuries-old culture erode as the city grew from within. An often underfunded area with a lack of infrastructure has led to floodand urban renewal has led to the demolition of historical structures. Nevertheless, the quasi-West Side persevered. His stories are now housed […]

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Task Force finally listens to community, moves 5-4 to reject gerrymandered map

The Reverend Arnold Townsend, the chairman of the redistricting task force who admitted he was under immense pressure from the mayor’s office to promote a heavily gerrymandered sup map, changed his stance early this morning and voted for a new version that community activists say will go in a much better direction. The 5-4 vote, […]

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ScottishPower Renewables says community benefits fund will support ‘the people and communities of Caithness’

The company behind the Halsary wind farm, south of Spittal, is due to launch its community charity fund soon and says it will support ‘the people and communities of Caithness’. But ScottishPower Renewables would not be drawn to a claim by Thurso and North West Caithness Highland councilor Donnie Mackay that cheaper energy bills ‘would […]

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Two residents of Trump-loving retirement community plead guilty to 2020 voter fraud

Trump supporters hold a golf cart parade through the villages, US – 08 – Credit: Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/Sipa USA) (Sipa via AP Images Two residents of the Florida retirement community The villages pleaded guilty to voting more than once in the 2020 presidential election, multiple media reported Wednesday. Charles Barnes, 64, and Jay Ketcik, 63, […]

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Sligo community ‘stunned’ after violent deaths of two men this week, TD says

A ‘cloud of worry and fear’ hangs over Sligo following two recent suspicious deaths and another violent attack, local TD Frank Feighan has said. “The community is stunned,” the Fine Gael MP for Sligo-Leitrim told Newstalk Breakfast. Mr Feighan said the past few days had caused huge concern in the region and people were trying […]

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London Community Foundation suspends grant to LGB Alliance

The London Community Foundation suspended a grant to the LGB Alliance, following online criticism of the decision. The grant would have been funded by a Arts Council of England program. But the CFL said in a statement today that it became aware that the organisation’s charitable status was in question and that the suspension of […]

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Bid to introduce Hamilton Community Councils rejected

Tom Lee / Stuff Hamilton’s representative arrangement for the next term will include 12 ward councillors, two Maori ward councilors and the mayor (file photo) No to community councils in Hamilton – yet. The Local Government Commission has rejected a call to create four community councils in the city in time for local elections this […]

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VHP blames minority community leaders and ‘left liberals’ for violence during Ram Navami

The Vishva Hindu Parishad on Monday alleged that minority community leaders and left-wing liberals were to blame for ‘attacks’ across the country on people celebrating Ram Navami and warned them against driving their supporters on the path of violence. The festival which marks Lord Ram’s birthday was celebrated with processions on Sunday in which incidents […]

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Why the Ukraine-Russia war is dividing Australia’s Chinese community

After a recent discussion about the war between Ukraine and Russia became heated and even “abusive” in her WhatsApp group for church members, Susie Su was forced to ban the topic. The 69-year-old Taiwanese Australian, who helps run the social media group comprising around 50 Chinese Christians in New South Wales, said she wanted to […]

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Baltimore community members discuss activism and resilience at TEDxJHU main event

TEDxJHU held its spring main event, titled “Amplified,” on April 2. The event featured speakers from the Baltimore area, including activist Legacy Forte, neuroscientist David Linden, artist Hannah Brancato, author D. Watkins and educator Melanie Shimano. Hip-hop dance group Hopkins SLAM performed and student-produced short film The people of Baltimore was presented during intermission. Forte, […]

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Cameroon says separatists attack border of Mbororo ethnic community

Yaoundé, Cameroon — Cameroonian authorities said on Friday that separatists attacked a village on the Nigerian border earlier in the week, with local officials saying they burned at least 12 houses and killed six people. Authorities say the rebels appeared to be targeting members of the Mbororo ethnic group, whom separatists accuse of collaborating with […]

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Que Viva El Barrio: Residents of Barrio Logan talk about their community’s fight against pollution

This week, the San Diego Union-Tribune released a 22-minute short documentary titled “Que Viva El Barrio: One Neighborhood’s Decades-long Struggle for a Cleaner Future.” The film explores the Barrio Logan neighborhood of San Diego and follows residents and activists as they work to adopt a community plan that could help reduce pollution in the community. […]

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Column: The Return of National Interlibrary Loan Services | Community

Through a generous agreement with Seaside Public Library, Cannon Beach Library will once again offer patrons interlibrary loan services across the United States as well as continued access to materials through Seaside, Astoria and Warrenton Libraries. . ILL services are limited to a maximum of two requests per month for items not available in the […]

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Book launch celebrates urban diversity and community gardens

Community gardens and urban diversity go hand in hand. With the influx of refugees pouring into Buffalo, the role of the urban garden took on a new role. These neighborhood gardens have become oases where immigrants and refugees socialize, plant seeds, and reap bountiful rewards in the process. To recognize and honor the diversity of […]

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Upstate New York’s Ukrainian community is mobilizing for Ukraine – one Pierogi at a time

The food is more than what’s on the plate. This is Equal portionsa series from editor Shane Mitchell, investigating bigger issues and activism in the world of food, and how a few good eggs help make it better for everyone. “We missed out,” says Father Mike. “People showed up and said, ‘I wanted pierogies, but […]

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How to Get Involved in Penn State Organizations Focused on the LGBTQ Community | University Park Campus News

April is Penn State Campus Pride Month. Amid the celebration, it’s also a time to highlight resources for members of the LGBTQ community. Here are some clubs meant to provide support and community. allied house Ally House provides an “open, safe and inclusive” environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied students, as well as […]

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LIBRARY’S ONLINE PODCAST CLUB FOCUS ON OCEAN POLLUTION IN APRIL | Community

The next Academic Branch Library Online Podcast Club meeting will be Thursday, April 21, starting at 6:00 p.m. In recognition of Earth Day in April, the theme for the month is “Save the Oceans”. A link to the Webex meeting will be emailed to everyone who registers. Similar to a book club, the Podcast Club […]

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Stanford Community to Honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Stanford’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Education (SHARE) team will honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) through a myriad of educational events and activities throughout the month of April. The SHARE: Education team hopes to use the SAAM as an opportunity to raise awareness about sexual violence at the University and promote the values ​​of consent […]

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Women of Oakland Co. Celebrated for Leadership and Community Involvement – The Oakland Press

At their last regular meeting in March, Oakland County Commissioners paused to recognize notable women from across the county. Although this is part of a Women’s History Month, these women are making a difference every day. Commissioner Angela Perry, D-Pontiac, invited her fellow commissioners to nominate a star in their respective communities. Most of the […]

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Austin Community Celebrates Transgender Awareness Day at the Capitol

Austinite Joseph Hendricks did not expect to see a large turnout Saturday at a Transgender Visibility Day rally on the South Steps of the Capitol. The area has flourished with community members holding flags and signs in support of transgender children, especially transgender teens, after Governor Greg Abbott ordered the state’s child welfare agency to […]

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Former Port Arthur City employee Jose Martinez remembers community activist – Port Arthur News

It wasn’t until she read Jose Martinez’s obituary that Libby Arnold even knew how much he had achieved in his life. The director of Community Care-Prayer Outreach had known Martinez through the Rotary Club of Port Arthur before returning to his hometown of San Antonio. But bragging was not something the former director of the […]

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Community activists want Bellaire coach Nick Azuna fired

“He was looking at the canoe and they were scratching and acting like a monkey and making monkey noises,” Quannel X said on Friday. BELLAIRE, Texas — Community activists are demanding that Bellaire High School baseball coach Nick Ozuna to be fired over allegations of racist taunting by his players. HISD is investigating gamers and […]

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From the community | I agree with JK Rowling, and so do you

What do you call it when thousands threaten to rape and murder a woman, strangers online tell her to kill herself, and protesters post her home address online so crowds can search for her in person? The words that come to mind are “harassment”, “cyberbullying” and “criminal threats”. No honest person would find such behavior […]

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Central Florida’s LGBTQ Community Celebrates International Transgender Awareness Day – Central Florida News

Trans visibility day. Photo: Human Rights Campaign Thursday is International Transgender Day of Visibility. Some Central Floridians will celebrate community while drawing attention to transphobia in the recently passed “Don’t Say Gay” law. The new law prohibits students in kindergarten through third grade from discussing sexuality and gender identity. This includes transgender and non-gender confirming […]

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Judicial Junk Kidnapping Case Against Community Physician Activist

Castro is now back in the NCR after more than a month held in Agusan del Sur MANILA – A Bayugan City Court has dismissed the charge of kidnapping and serious unlawful detention against community physician and activist Dr. Natividad Castro. In a resolution dated March 25, Acting Presiding Judge Fernando Fudalan, Jr. of Section […]

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Community groups and city leaders call for more communication to slow skyrocketing homicide rate

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Families of the victims, community leaders and city officials gathered on the North Side of the city on Tuesday evening in the latest attempt to understand the rise in deadly violence. The number of homicides so far this year has risen to 50, more than double the total this time last […]

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An associative activist will stand for municipal elections

A DEDICATED community activist has thrown his hat into the ring to run for local office. Paul Travers, former chairman of the Larkfield & Branchton Community Council, will run as an independent in Ward 6. He says he has the right experience to serve local people because he knows what the problems are in his […]

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South Asian trucking groups come together to give the community a united voice

The South Asian Trucking Associations of Ontario have taken the first step to unite to provide a common platform for drivers in the community to air their grievances and seek solutions to the challenges they face. Members and leaders of the AZ Canadian Truckers Association (AZCTA), Ontario Dump Truck Association (ODTA) and Ontario Aggregate Trucking […]

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Flint school board president fired after alleged physical altercation at meeting, community activist defends her

The partner of former Flint Community School Board chair Dr. Danielle Green is speaking out after Green was released from her post for allegedly fighting with board treasurer Laura MacIntyre. In a nearly hour-long Facebook Live video, Arthur Goodson detailed how the fight would have started between Green and MacIntyre. According to the passionate activist, […]

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Culpeper Area Community Submissions for March 27, 2022 | Lifestyles

Soap Box Derby season is hereKnow a kid between the ages of 7 and 20 who is interested in racing a Soap Box Derby car? This year’s local derby will take place on Saturday, June 18 at Paul Bates Raceway in Culpeper. Piedmont Area Soap Box Derby is currently awarding cars and registering drivers for […]

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The LGBTQ community is moving forward

With over 300 anti-LGBTQ bills advancing in legislatures across the country, this looks like an unprecedented legislative assault on our LGBTQ community in 2022, surpassing 2021, which was the worst year on record for the introduction and the enactment of anti-LGBTQ legislation in state houses across the country. Yet 45 years ago, on March 26, […]

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Local Community of Pan-African Uplifts Groups – The Gothic Times

Q: Did the families start to get back on their feet once the help was given to them? A: Certainly, we stayed in touch with a few different families. Some are still struggling, but others we were able to help at really crucial times. Some have obviously avoided homelessness thanks to this program. Q: Is […]

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QAnon community embraces Republican attack linking Ketanji Brown Jackson to pedophiles

QAnon conspiracy theorists have embraced an attack some Senate Republicans have leveled at Supreme Court nominee Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, who falsely claims she is soft on child predators. In the days leading up to Jackson’s Senate confirmation hearings, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) deceptively claimed in a series of tweets that Jackson had “a tendency […]

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Recent murder of 7-year-old child leads to emergency community meeting in Pontiac

Pontiac leaders gather in emergency community meeting after violence escalates As the community mourns, they also want action. Activists and leaders of organizations spoke about the importance of building a community center for children, as well as having de-escalation and anti-violence classes. PONTIAC, Mich. (FOX 2) – An urgent message of change from the mayor […]

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Community and Conflict: How Turks and Syrian Refugees Learn to Live Together

ANKARA: The latest UN-backed study on Syrian refugees living in Turkey and the reflections of the two communities was released on Monday. Supported by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Syrian Barometer-2020: A Framework for Social Cohesion with Syrians in Turkey was published under the direction of Prof. M. Murat Erdogan of Ankara University […]

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Texas Elementary School Hosts Pride Week With ‘Confidential’ Community Circles

A Texas Elementary School is hosting a Pride Week for students, with planned programs ranging from social-emotional learning to teaching students about social justice. Events planned for Doss Elementary School Pride Week in Austin, Texas have drawn attention online after popular Twitter account Libs of Tik Tok highlighted the week’s agenda which included “community circles” […]

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Museums are community anchors that unite people

A few years ago, a team from the University of Cincinnati calculated the economic impact of the Cincinnati Museum Center: $114 million per year for our community. Impressive, but that doesn’t quite reflect the true impact of museums. A wide range of research has shown that when people reflect on their museum experiences, they overwhelmingly […]

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Fifth Ward bike tours aim to educate the community about gentrification and relocation in a historically black neighborhood

Kendra London and Felicia Latson looked like captains of a Houston cycling team on a sunny Saturday morning, leading a peloton of riders wearing matching t-shirts down Lyons Avenue in a De Facto Tour of Fifth Ward. This race, however, did not culminate in medals. Instead, the goal of Fifth Ward activists is to use […]

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Parusha Naidoo’s Cookbook Builds Community: New Frame

Parusha Naidoo’s cookbook is a fascinating newcomer to the South African scene. Her food philosophies and curation of her recipes are not mainstream but are aware of the times, the power dynamics inherent in the European (and male) dominated world of cookbooks and gender roles in the kitchen, while offering an answer to these […]

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“We all belong to this community.” Students report to the ANC office

The lack of accessible transportation out of Georgetown is usually just a blight on students; for Arnav Kumar (SFS 23), it sparked a race for political elections. Cimrun Srivastava (SFS ’23) and Kumar are running for seats on Neighborhood Advisory Commission (ANC) 2E, which represents the neighborhoods of Georgetown, Burleith and Hillandale. Together, the neighborhoods […]

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Nilma Dominique aims to build community and nurture the soul | MIT News

Nilma Dominique makes it her mission to create community ties, whether in a language class at MIT, where she teaches Portuguese, more broadly in the Institute, or in the community at large. Dominique was one of four honorees who recently received an MLK Jr. Leadership Award in recognition of her work embodying the spirit of […]

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Community activist reacts after police defuse student gun incident at Lincoln High – NBC 7 San Diego

A 16-year-old Lincoln High School student could face charges for bringing a ghost gun and ammunition to school, officials said. The unidentified student was carried on a stretcher and taken by ambulance for medical examination after San Diego police shot him with a bean bag. The school was closed on Tuesday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. […]

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Chavez family and community activists demand justice after HPD reinstates officers – Houston Public Media

Nicolas Chavez, 27, was fatally shot by Houston police on April 21, 2020. Nicolas Chavez’s family was not told the four officers who killed him were being reinstated until Police Chief Troy Finner made the announcement this week, his father said Tuesday. Joaquín Chavez – the father of Nicolas Chavez, 27, who was shot 21 […]

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Boston activist community reacts to fraud charges against Monica Cannon-Grant – NBC Boston

As Boston activist Monica Cannon-Grant is charged with fraud, people who have supported her organization are speaking out on Tuesday. Cannon-Grant was the force behind the citywide marches following the death of George Floyd, and she was a vocal presence on TV and social media. His organization, Violence in Boston, was created to raise funds […]

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Women’s History Month Community Resources – The Temple News

CARLY CIVELLO / TEMPLE NEWS March is Women’s History Month, and there are many ways to honor and celebrate it both on the Temple University campus and around Philadelphia. Women’s History Month, originally established in 1981 as a week-long celebration, became a month-long celebration in 1995dedicated to honoring the contributions and achievements of women throughout […]

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GV Faculty Letter of Support Project for Ukrainian and Russian Community – Grand Valley Lanthorn

Recently, Grand Valley State University The Department of Integrative, Religious and Intercultural Studies (IRIS) has created a support letter which recognizes the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the community members affected by the events. “As a community of scholars, we hold ourselves accountable to certain ethical standards as faculty and staff,” said IRIS Affiliate Professor […]

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George Mason campus community protests harsh working conditions for janitors

By Demetrius Dillard, Special at AFRO After months of unreasonably harsh working conditions for George Mason University custodial staff, the campus community decided enough was enough. The school’s non-union janitors joined students and faculty for a rally outside the GMU president’s house on January 27, protesting charges against the GMU cleaning contractor for imposing a […]

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Community mourns loss of beloved Fresno LGBTQ+ activist

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Fresno’s LGBTQ+ community lost an icon this week. Jeffery Robinson led the way for the pride parade in the Tower District. He has also launched programs and safe spaces for those seeking support. On Saturday, his loved ones gathered to mourn and honor the “gay mayor of Fresno.” “It hurt. It […]

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Respecting Claremore’s African-American Community Matron: Oletha Bennett | News

Oletha Bennett was an influential Christian who lived in Claremore in the last century. While researching the story of this highly esteemed African-American matron, Paula Davis, co-ordinator of the Claremore History Museum, graciously put me in touch with Cora Brown Ross, a woman who knew Ms. Bennett well. Cora delightfully shared fond memories that gave […]

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Kayleigh Pepper – how a self-proclaimed community hero destroyed the last shred of trust in grieving families

The very last thing Kayleigh Pepper’s victims thought was that she was robbing them. A self-proclaimed community activist fighting knife crime and raising funds to support victims’ families, Kayleigh reaffirmed what little faith in humanity was left to those bereaved by the violence. For more real life stories, click here After all, she was a […]

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A South Carolina county councilor wears a Confederate flag t-shirt at a community event

Photo: MSG (Shutterstock) If we’ve learned one thing over the past few years, it’s that our elected officials don’t always make the best decisions. In the latest case of “you can’t make this stuff up,” a South Carolina county councilor showed up to a March 4 community event in Greenville wearing an openly racist t-shirt […]

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Longtime Rockville Center Rabbi Authors Deliver Adventurous Experiences | Herald Community Newspapers

The cover of “A Man of Wit”. Former Rockville Center rabbi Dr. Barry Dov Schwartz worked alongside a Nazi hunter. He marched for civil rights in Washington, DC He served as a chaplain during the Vietnam War. These stories and many more of his exciting adventures and experiences are chronicled in his new book, “A […]