Moving Forward

Brian Figeroux—the people’s champion

Growing up on the Caribbean island of Trinidad has its perks.
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Great White Way gets a bit of color

Given the prominence and harvest of Tony nominations of “Hamilton” and “Shuffle Along,” the Great White Way is a little bit darker this year.
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Twins work together in support of art

Identical twin sisters Karen and Sharon Mackey are on a mission to show the love to artist of color by teaching people how to become art collectors and decorate homes and businesses with fine art.
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Catherine Green is keeping the arts in East NY

Catherine Green is using her passion for the arts to bring new opportunities to residents of the East New York community and beautify the neighborhood with the grand opening of the new Arts East New York headquarters.
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Women of Wisdom helping others

Women of Wisdom is bringing women of all walks of life together to share inspiring stories.
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105 years later we remember the Triangle fire and its role in the fight for worker safety

Recognizing the strength and resilience of the women of the labor movement that came before us.

Female HBCU presidents to speak at Abyssinian Baptist Church

Two women who serve as presidents of historically Black colleges are speaking at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church Sunday during the church’s 63rd Women’s Day Celebration.
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Union's importance in Black History

Remembering the importance of labor unions and their fight for African American worker's rights as we celebrate Black History Month.
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Black history month commemoration features Civil Rights activist Claudette Colvin

Civil Rights Activist Claudette Colvin is commemorated at Black History month film festival.
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Deacons for defense film showing

The film "The Deacons for Defense" shares a different side of black men during the Civil Rights Movement.

10 HBCUs that offer full scholarships

Families and students are getting misinformation about full scholarships available at HBCUs.
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King Nobel Secrets Revealed

The mystery surrounding who nominated civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for the Nobel Peace Prize 50 years ago is cleared up in a new exhibit, “1964: Martin Luther King Jr.,” under way at the King National Historic ...
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Million Woman March in celebration of 17th anniversary launches a movement

It was 17 years ago, Oct. 25, 1997, that Black women from across the nation gathered in Philadelphia, Pa., for the first Million Woman March to highlight the need for a movement to restructure the image of Black women.

Dear White People’ conveys complexity of contemporary race relations

“Dear White People, the minimum requirement of black friends to not seem racist has just been raised to two.
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Black South Africans Get New Chance to Seek Redress for Stolen Land

Jun. 30 (GIN) - South Africa will restart the claims process that provides compensation to black families who were illegally removed from their land during white rule. The window for those claims had been shut 16 years ago.
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