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Preserved – From Promise Made to Prayer Answered

Have you ever been so focused on receiving one type of blessing that you almost missed when God was trying to bless you in another way?   I wonder if God sends these other blessings to let us know that he hasn’t forgotten us or our prayer requests.   This week as we are in a season of thankfulness, I am reminded …

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Giddings receives AFRIMMA’s Leadership Award

By Earnestine Cole, ITWPA Reporter, Special to Texas Metro News NNPA NEWSWIRE- Helen Giddings, a former 26-year member of the Texas House of Representatives, received a Transformational Leadership Award, at the 6th Annual AFRIMMA Music Awards, held at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas. Her recognition at AFRIMMA, an all Africa Music Awards, was a culmination of her many years …

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Black News Channel Now to Launch to a Larger Viewing Audience

Tallahassee, Florida—November 6, 2019–Black News Channel (BNC) announced today that it has updated the launch of the nation’s only African American news network to January 6, 2020 in order to more than triple its viewing audience. Network executives credit advancements in new technologies and the advent of new distribution platforms as the catalysts for rethinking their launch strategy. “The launch …

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Kevin Hart finally makes statement regarding devastating car crash

By Terry Shropshire Superstar comedic actor Kevin Hart has finally broken his silence about the horrific car crash in suburban Los Angeles that nearly claimed his life. The 40-year-old father of three was in the passenger seat of his classic 1970 Plymouth muscle car – without proper safety restraints – when it careened off an embankment in Malibu, California. Hart …

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Chief Executive visits the Southland, discusses Skid Row

By Gregg Reese, Our Weekly News Contributor “Today, more than 150 years after the end of the Civil War, America is again divided, by geography, party, ideology, economics and race.” —From “Is America Heading For Another Civil War?” By Austin Sarat on July 30, 2019. The debate over the merits of Donald John Trump’s presidency continue with no sign of …

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ACE Cash Express Raises $40,140 to Help Teachers Bring Supplies to Their Classrooms

DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — This year ACE Cash Express associates raised more than $40,140 for AdoptAClassroom.org during ACE’s annual fundraising event, the Give A Little Campaign. Last year, ACE was able to support 140 classrooms and 3,500 students by giving each classroom a donation of $383 to buy school supplies. Over the past six years, ACE Cash Express has raised a cumulative total of $435,851 for classrooms …

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Black Kids Deserve This Treatment in School?

By Jeffrey L. Boney, NNPA Newswire Contributor Laughing at the humiliation and degradation of a young and impressionable Black boy is intolerable but having that type of behavior displayed by the people directly responsible for the education and development of that young Black child is even more despicable. Better yet, what if it was your child? Well, one family is …

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Rankin Celebrates 125 Years

By Brianna McAdoo In 2020, Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel will celebrate its 125th year of serving as a spiritual, historical and cultural center on Howard University’s campus. Built between the years of 1894 and 1895, Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel has served as a pillar of truth, service and a spiritual oasis for students, faculty, staff, alumni, the greater Washington D.C. …

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National Association of Black Journalists Should Help Create African-American News Network

  Luther Campbell | August 7, 2019 Over the next four days, black journalists, media executives, and celebrities will take over the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa in Aventura for the annual National Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair. The main topic of discussion should be about establishing our own news network that shows African-Americans who …

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Math Skills and Black Culture Come Together at CBAC

By Imani Sumbi Like many parents, Pastor James Thomas of the Living Word Community Church, and his wife, Mona, aimed to place their children in a private school with the expectation that they would receive an exceptional education, and have the best chance possible of thriving in college. But once their children were enrolled in a private school, the Thomases …

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