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Arizona: Time to Put an End to the Big Lie! Neither America Nor AZ Need Candidates Supporting the Big Lie!

By DL White Note to America: Trump did it! He Lied, and Unfortunately Some Died! A common cliché’ that has survived for a number of years, “All is fair, in Love & War” however as of the past 22 years and longer no doubt “All is fair, in Love, War and Politics! Fair and honest? …

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San Diego: Afrofuturism Lounge Returns to San Diego Comic Con

Hundreds to Convene in San Diego for Afrofuturism Lounge 2022 San Diego, CA — Conceived in 2018 as a meetup for San Diego Comic-Con visitors, Afrofuturism Lounge returns to the city this month as an in-person gathering. Presented by Afrofuturism Lounge founder LaWana Richmond, EdD in collaboration with the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art …

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Detroit: Comcast Awards Three Detroit Organizations Awarded $225,000 in Grants For Digital Equity

The grants follow the announcement of a nationwide study by the Boston Consulting Group, which found that Digital Navigators are critical to closing the digital divide and reducing socioeconomic inequalities by helping more people get online. Digital Navigators are individuals affiliated with trusted community organizations who are trained to help people access the Internet, use devices, and build digital …

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San Diego: SDAAMFA Honors Four Creative San Diegans as Keepers of the Culture

San Diego is home to many aspiring and highly accomplished artists. The San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art wants to make sure that the masterful works of those creatives are recognized and honored by the local community. In an interview with the San Diego Union Tribune, Gaidi Finnie, executive director of the museum, …

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Tucson: African American Legacy Fund Award $50K to Six Local Organizations

The African American Legacy Fund (AALF), an initiative of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA), is proud to announce $50,000 was granted to six local organizations in their 2022 grant round to address the educational and economic disparities faced by African Americans living in Southern Arizona. Founded in 2013 by esteemed educator, philanthropist, and civic leader Dr. Anna Jolivet, Ph.D., …

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San Diego: African American Museum of Fine Arts Presents: Keepers of the Culture

In 2018, the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Arts (SDAAMFA) began an annual recognition program known as “Keepers of the Culture.” This event is an opportunity to thank members of the San Diego community who, through their various contributions promote the rich elements of Black Arts and Culture. This year honorees include: Alyce Smith …

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Earth Day: Why BIPOC Should Care?

 It’s that time of the year when we celebrate National Earth Day. Climate change hits communities of color and marginalized communities first and worst due to systemic racism and intentional disinvestment. The machines of industrialization were deliberately placed in these communities, locking in pollution and harming residents’ health for generations. Climate change means the world is …

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 Filmmaker Jessica Sarowitz Re-defining the landscape of LA’s Creative Community with Stocker Street Creative

LOS ANGELES – And just like that! Jessica Sarowitz is  the woman re-defining the landscape of LA’s creative community through philanthropy, filmmaking and social impact investing. She’s a mother, wife, executive producer, entrepreneur, social impact investor and founder of 4S Bay Partners LLC, based in Chicago. More importantly, she’s changing the scenery of  South  Los Angeles and the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw …

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Tucson: National Women’s History Month – Celebrating and Thanking Sheroes in our Midst Past & Present

By DL White The late god-father of Soul, James Brown sang in one of his hits, “It’s a man’s world, it’s a man’s world, but it would be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.”  Brown was right women are the healers of society and make things better and often right. Welcome to National …

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