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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: New Earth offers new hope to teens seeking a brighter future

By Angela Nicole Parker For Harry Grammer, founder and president of New Earth, working with system-entangled youth is not just a job, but a calling. In fact, New Earth has “freed” thousands of homeless, foster and juvenile justice system youth, ages 13-25, through programs that ensure they are formally free of system involvement, regularly housed, employable, educationally advanced and emotionally …

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COMPUTER SCIENCE PH.D/PROFESSOR HELPS BLACK WOMEN BECOME UNAPOLOGETICALLY DOPE IN TECH

Charlotte, NC  — Black women and girls, who are grossly underrepresented in tech degrees and careers, now have a blueprint for successfully navigating the field. In Unapologetically Dope: Lessons for Black Women and Girls on Surviving and Thriving in the Tech Field, Dr. Nicki Washington provides candid advice on not only excelling in this diversity-starved field, but also remaining one’s most authentic self …

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BOOK REVIEW REVISITED: ‘THE LIFE OF ARETHA FRANKLIN: RESPECT’

        By Larry S. Buford With the release of the almost 50-year-old documentary of Aretha Franklin’s “Amazing Grace” album recorded in Los Angeles at gospel giant James Cleveland’s church , here’s a book review I wrote four years ago, “The Life of Aretha Franklin” by David Ritz. I highly recommend the book for all Aretha fans. It’s very insightful! …

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