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5 Black comic book creators with 5 ways of seeing this inclusive superhero moment

News & Record 16 May 2021
Yet Black storytellers in the comic book industry are no longer invisible ... We asked a few current comic book creators about the state of the industry for Black professionals and the influences helping shape today’s heroes ... spaces for Black people ... Black Panther” On the industry.
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Why Solange Matters by Stephanie Phillips review – celebration of a free spirit

The Observer 16 May 2021
She describes her voyage as a Black woman trying to find moments of peace and freedom in a society that doesn’t offer such liberty so easily. The singer and author share a story as Black women moving through spaces that weren’t built with them in mind. The narrative doesn’t homogenise the Black experience.
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UK rapper Enny: ‘Black women are beautiful. They don’t get told that enough’

The Observer 16 May 2021
Peng Black Girls – a track by the up-and-coming south London rapper Enny – was released in October 2020, but thanks to a December remix, it snowballed into a viral sensation that served as an antidote to lockdown gloom ... She admits that sometimes, as a Black woman, she feels the pressure of the industry looming over her.
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Perry Bacon Jr.: The Washington Post America is having a Black Renaissance. We should learn ...

The Philadelphia Tribune 16 May 2021
We are in the midst of a “Black Renaissance,” to use author Ibram X ... But after the initial rise of Black Lives Matter and, even more so, after last year’s protests following the killing of George Floyd, it simply became untenable to have no or few Black people in most industries and professions ... There were always Black people who could do any job.
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BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors shares story blasting 'racist architecture of homeownership' just weeks after her ...

The Daily Mail 16 May 2021
The issues were addressed in an NPR documentary, We Hold These Truths, which looked at how black people have been systematically discriminated against by the real estate industry and government policy over decades ... Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullor has bemoaned the history of racism inside the housing market.
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Michigan health officials: FDA's proposed menthol ban a big step towards reducing youth smoking rate

Royal Oak Daily Tribune 16 May 2021
It’s one of those things that has really assisted the tobacco industry in keeping people hooked on cigarettes and other tobacco." ... As of 2017, 36% of all youth smokers were Black or Hispanic ... Sutfin said the Black community, especially, has also been targeted with menthol cigarette and flavored cigar tobacco industry marketing for decades.
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Arrest made after boy, 4, found slain on Dallas street

Olean Times Herald 16 May 2021
DALLAS (AP) — A man was arrested in the slaying of a 4-year-old boy whose body was found lying on a neighborhood street in Dallas, police said ... Saturday ... More from this section. Critics of Biden's proposed oil-and-gas industry taxes fueled by gas shortages. Footage released of mentally ill Black man who died in SC jail. Walensky ... "And now I’m afraid ... .
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Fauci says pandemic exposed 'undeniable effects of racism'

Olean Times Herald 16 May 2021
“COVID-19 has shown a bright light on our own society’s failings,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said during a graduation ceremony for Emory University ... More from this section. Critics of Biden's proposed oil-and-gas industry taxes fueled by gas shortages. Footage released of mentally ill Black man who died in SC jail. Walensky ... Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights icon ... .
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EPA shuts polluting Caribbean refinery reopened under Trump

The Observer 16 May 2021
As is common with industrial facilities in the US, the majority of people living near the Limetree Bay refinery are Black or Latino, and many are poor ... on the refinery’s future – a welcome move for locals that don’t want the island to become a pollution haven for a dying industry.
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Editorial: Back Biden ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes

East Bay Times 15 May 2021
That’s goes double for Blacks and teens. The tobacco industry has for decades used targeted advertising of menthol cigarettes to attract Black and teen smokers with devastating results ... 1 cause of preventable death among Blacks, claiming about 45,000 lives every year.
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For the record: Clarence Avant's path to the rock Hall of Fame started in Greensboro

News & Record 15 May 2021
Avant, 90, a chairman of Motown records who is known around the music industry as the Black Godfather, will receive the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Ahmet Ertegun Award for non-performers because of his influence on music and culture ... Blacks may be artists but weren’t focused on the upper power structure of the industry, he said.
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Black Country Living Museum to feature in TikTok marathon

BBC News 15 May 2021
A museum in the Black Country where actors take visitors back to industrial Britain will take part in the first "museum moment" on TikTok ... The open air museum, set across 26 acres, features shops, houses and industrial areas which represent the Black Country's story at the heart of the Industrial Revolution.
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Gayle King Announces Million Dollar Scholarship for HBCU Students from ViacomCBS

The Birmingham Times 15 May 2021
Black Enterprise ... “THIS NEW SCHOLARSHIP DEMONSTRATES VIACOMCBS AND USC ANNENBERG’S COMMITMENT TO ELEVATING BLACK EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AS WELL AS A TREMENDOUS INVESTMENT IN SUPPORTING THE DIVERSE REPRESENTATION WE ALL SEEK IN THE INDUSTRY,” KING SAID.
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BHSU to offer specialization in forest, grassland ecology

Black Hills Pioneer 15 May 2021
It is our hope that we can now provide graduates who want to live and work in the Black Hills and who are committed to working in forestry or the forest products industry.” ... This initiative is dedicated to maintaining and preserving forests not only for industries dependent on timber, but also for private and public landowners.
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The Shade Store Joins The Kaleidoscope Project Designer Showhouse as the Exclusive Window Treatment Partner

Daily Times Chronicle 15 May 2021
LENOX, Mass., May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shade Store fosters the visions of extraordinary designers at The Kaleidoscope Project Designer Showhouse – a celebration of diversity and inclusion within the creative interior design industry ... career in the arts and design industry.
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