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As New York debates flavored tobacco ban, this Massachusetts law shows promise | Opinion

Times Telegram 25 Mar 2023
Kathy Hochul aims to curtail the tobacco industry’s most pernicious tactic for targeting and addicting kids, Black people and other communities ... The tobacco industry wants to distract New York legislators from the devastating toll of flavored tobacco products, especially menthol cigarettes, on kids and the Black community.

Best Indigenous-owned Outdoor Brands

The Capital Journal 25 Mar 2023
Historically, the outdoor industry has largely excluded BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) populations ... Len Necefer (Diné) as a way to support Indigenous people in outdoor recreation and call attention to their lack of representation in this industry.

NIAGARA DISCOVERIES: The International Hotel, Main Street, Niagara Falls

Lockport Union-Sun 25 Mar 2023
Much has been written about the Cataract House Hotel in Niagara Falls, particularly its connection to the Underground Railroad ... In 1852, the Rochester, Lockport & Niagara Falls Railroad began operation ... For many years following the Civil War, the tourism industry continued to be a major source of employment for Niagara Falls’ Black community ... .

Black Residents of Louisiana File Landmark Lawsuit

Human Rights Watch 24 Mar 2023
James brought the action against the local government, citing decades of environmental racism and discriminatory building of industrial facilities in predominantly Black communities in St James Parish ... James Parish over the last 46 years, new projects continue to be greenlit in the majority Black districts, the suit contends.

This Week in People & Culture News: 10 Stories You Need to See

Longview News-Journal 24 Mar 2023
The new program will advance the scholarly contributions of humanities and interpretive social sciences faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), in recognition of their rich history in nurturing generations of scholars and accelerating vital social change.Omaha Children's Museum Opens A Generation of Hope.

Eleven events to celebrate Black History Month in Rhode Island

The Brown Daily Herald 24 Mar 2023
1, marks the first day of Black History Month ... Black History Month Celebration at the State House. The Black Lives Matter Rhode Island Political Action Committee and R.I ... Cultural Connections with Rhode Island Black Storytellers ... The tour will also go where free Black people built businesses and helped create the foundation of local industry.

Fans go crazy as Bigg Boss OTT fame Raqesh Bapat shares pics in all black attire; See pics

Pinkvilla 24 Mar 2023
Fans go crazy as Bigg Boss OTT fame Raqesh Bapat shares pics in all black attire; See pics. Actor Raqesh Bapat has been part of the entertainment industry for many years now ... In his latest pics, Raqesh is seen wearing an all black attire. In one pic, he is wearing black casual ...

Gov. Hochul wants NY to be third state to ban menthol cigarettes. Will she get ...

Daily Messenger 24 Mar 2023
... to Black Americans ... “For generations, Black New Yorkers and other communities of color have been uniquely targeted by the tobacco industry using flavored products and deceptive marketing," said Lorraine Braithwaite-Harte, health chairperson of the NAACP New York State Conference.

Triller Elevates Voices of Black Female Artists

Eagle-Tribune 24 Mar 2023
The ABC educates creators about the entertainment and social media industries, provides expert, professional support from Triller staff, and perhaps most importantly, it allows Black artists to control their content and monetize it in new ways, both through access to leading brands and through ownership of Triller stock.

San Francisco grapples with racism and reparations: ‘The world is watching,’ Black residents say

Yahoo Daily News 24 Mar 2023
Sherwood Forest was exclusively white, and Mays was Black ... By putting a dollar amount on historical wrongs, Black politicians, activists and residents are pressing San Francisco to live up to its progressive image ... And the flight of the shipping industry after World War II deprived blue-collar Black workers of reliable, if difficult, jobs.

SA needs to implement common measuring instruments to gauge its land reform, says Vumelana

Independent online (SA) 24 Mar 2023
... at least 30% of land into black hands, almost 30 years into the democratic dispensation. But industry analysts blame the lack of common measuring instruments and research methods for the lack of data on the amount of land has been transferred to black South Africans.

Watch moment US parents meet their surrogate baby boy in war-torn Ukraine as documentary exposes ...

The Daily Mail 24 Mar 2023
They are united with their little boy in National Geographic's docuseries, Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller, which also explores how the black market of commercial surgery is thriving in places like Kenya after the biggest supplier, Ukraine, was left an unsafe option.

Genesis Owusu live at the Sydney Opera House: a magnificent spectacle

NME 24 Mar 2023
As the 40-piece Sydney Symphony Orchestra lead into the first song, Owusu – draped in a regal black gown – is carried out by the Goon Club ... punchy 2022 single ‘Get Inspired’ and the blistering ‘Black Dogs!’ – a Death Grips-channelling, industrial-tinged belter – sound considerably more intense than their studio counterparts ... ‘The Other Black Dog’.

‘Their influence on me is immeasurable’

Longview News-Journal 24 Mar 2023
DeRamus was a reporter at the Black-owned Michigan Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press ... At the time, the city’s population was 63% African American and the six-county metro area was about 22% Black ... She normalized Black folks in this industry.”Watson was ‘eagle-eyed, fair, and funny’.

Oil industry activity likely triggered large Alberta earthquake, finds study

Phys Dot Org 24 Mar 2023
A rigorous new analysis by Stanford geophysicists suggests, however, that oil industry activity—specifically, disposal of wastewater deep underground—most likely triggered the tremor ... Operations in the Peace River area center on extracting a thick, black, sticky form of oil known as bitumen.

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