Black College Votes Matter, Presidential Candidates Are Finally Finding Out

Source: Facebook/Bernie Sanders ATLANTA — The fight for the Black vote came to Atlanta this week for the Democratic debate and culminated in candidates holding a series campaign of rallies, including Bernie Sanders, who held court on the historic campus of Morehouse College on Thursday. Each person credibly seeking the Democratic nomination has been looking for chances to make inroads with Black voters before the primaries begin. For many of the candidates, that meant making overt appeals to students at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). MORE: Stop Telling Black…

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Julián Castro Unfazed By The Consequences Of Being Honest About Race

Julián Castro has proven to be at the forefront of Black and minority issues, and despite the criticism he has received, Castro dons a fearless armor when taking those hits. The Democratic presidential candidate called into SiriusXM’s “The Clay Cane Show” on Thursday and spoke candidly on his outspokenness about race, and if it has done more harm than good to his campaign. MORE: Joe Biden Has Reportedly Lied For Decades About Marching In The Civil Rights Movement “I would like to think that it hasn’t, but let’s be honest maybe…

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How to Dominate Business Ownership In Black Communities Using Powernomics Principles

This article is a followup to our series on Dr. Claud Anderson’s Powernomics principles. If you have not read Powernomics, add it to your bookshelf using the link below. Sale 197 Reviews PowerNomics : The National Plan to Empower Black America Hardcover Book Anderson, Dr. Claud (Author) English (Publication Language) $28.00 −$11.66 $16.34 Click Here Why do Arabs, Europeans, and Asians dominate business ownership in Black communities, and what can we do about it? If we are to create new Black economic zones that translate into more political power, better…

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Zimbabweans furious as President Mnangagwa names 10 roads after him

There is ongoing debate among Zimbabweans about the latest renaming programme announced by the government. It’s nearly four decades since the country gained independence from Britain but many roads, landmarks and schools still honour British functionaries of the colonial era. Roads and schools still bear names of Royal family members as well as prominent British figures such as Princess Margaret Road, Churchill Boys School, Allan Wilson Boys schools, Queen Elizabeth Girls High School, Prince Edward and Elizabeth Windsor Road. And so while many welcome the renaming of some of these…

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Black Protesters Aren’t Buying What Sen. Elizabeth Warren Is Selling

Black women are tired! Tired of presidential candidates “not talking about” what they want to hear at debates and rallies, tired of these same candidates only coming to their communities when it is time to vote, and tired of the value of Black women voters being glossed over. MORE: Three Years Dead In His Apartment: Navy Vet’s Passing Causes Questions According to ABC News, Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s speech was disrupted by members of the Powerful Parent Network – an organization that is pro-charter schools and goes against Sen. Warren’s proposed…

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd November 2019

How Good is Quality of Oxytocin in Nigeria? Buhari signs Executive Order to tackle Open Defecation in Nigeria. Tackling antimicrobial resistance in Nigeria. Polio eradication campaign gets $2.6 bn boost. Nigeria commemorates third Noma Day – resolves to eliminate disease by 2030. FG launches campaign to protect over 28m children against measles, meningitis. Senate moves to establish commission for mental health. Lagos declares zero tolerance for maternal, child deaths. Taraba govt partners primary health agency to reduce maternal deaths. Senate decries sale of medical reports by public hospitals. READ ALL…

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Zimbabwe: 25 Butcheries Closed, 754 Nabbed

At least 25 butcheries have been closed, with 754 businesspeople and vendors arrested for selling uninspected meat, mostly in Dzivaresekwa, Harare, where beef from informal traders was selling for as low as $50 a kilogramme, half the general average price charged by licensed butcheries. A joint police and Harare City Council blitz has seen unscrupulous butchers and vendors being raided. This follows complaints that they were selling uninspected meat. The meat could come from diseased animals, or had started to rot, or had been adulterated with unimproved chemicals, usually the…

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Kenya: Government Extends Logging Freeze By One Year

Logging in community and public forests has been extended by a further 12 months. The current ban was to end on November 24, 2019. Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko said the government will map and take stock of the acreage of public forest plantations in the country. PUBLIC OUTCRY “A multi-agency team will be constituted to among others, undertake an independent mapping, verification and valuation of all mature and over mature forest plantations and submit its report to government within four months,” the environment CS said in his statement. The…

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