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Black Hurricane Florence Survivors Say They're Being Ignored After Historic Flooding In Wilmington

The response to Hurricane Florence survivors living in one of North Carolina’s worst-hit towns has largely ignored the Black community there, local residents said one week after the deadly storm left devastating flooding and widespread power outages. 431 more words

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City Launches Comprehensive New Initiative to End Human Trafficking

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms welcomed a panel of service providers, advocates, and government officials to City Hall to discuss labor exploitation, sexual exploitation and ways to address human trafficking. 313 more words

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Southwest Airlines Is Racist And Segregates It’s Workers, Former Employee Says In Lawsuit

A former Black employee at Southwest Airlines in Houston, Texas is suing after enduring what he says was an extremely racist environment created by his white co-workers. 381 more words

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Sheriff Who Suggested Black Folks Like Committing Crimes Refuses To Resign

Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino thinks his apology is enough after he was caught making racist comments.  Saudino, who has been in law enforcement for 46 years, made remarks about the Black community,  Sikhs and accused a woman of being a lesbian because she is not married. 383 more words

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Fulton County Expands Free Arts Programming for Seniors

Fulton County Commissioners this week set aside $75,000 in its budget to support expanded senior arts programming. Commissioner Marvin Arrington Jr., who represents District 5, spearheaded the initiative earlier this year to implement a pilot program at two arts centers in South Fulton County. 167 more words

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Spelman College Awarded $5.4 Million Grant for AUC Initiative to Increase Diversity in Museum Field

Spelman College has received a $5.4 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to establish the Atlanta University Center Collective for the Study of Art History and Curatorial Studies. 574 more words

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