NASA Renames Street After ‘Hidden Figures’ Pioneers

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The unveiling ceremony took place on Wednesday. The contributions of mathematicians Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Dorothy Vaughan will forever be embedded in the fabric of American history. The three women were honored by NASA for pushing space exploration forward. According to NPR,...

Meet The Black Woman Promoted By Elon Musk To Lead Diversity At Tesla

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Despite reports that suggest a number of past black employees faced racism and discrimination at Tesla, Mayo says people within their workforce belong to the mission of contributing to the future of the world; and Tesla takes training its workforce from the top down seriously.

Eleanor Holmes Norton Set to Introduce Bill to Require Federal Agencies to Advertise with Black Press

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By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire [email protected] Legendary and longtime D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton is hoping to accomplish what may not have been possible during the last Congress. Norton, who is in her 28th year...

Kroger Supermarkets to Carry Black Family-Owned Food Product Line, Heritage Fare, in Over 1,000 Stores

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Nationwide — From its sweet and savory seasonings to its hot and spicy sauces, Heritage Fare, Ltd. has created a line of convenience foods that capture traditional down-home African American flavors. Their brand, Heritage Fare, targets busy consumers who want...

Lyft offering free rides to cultural sites for Black History Month

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Lyft is offering free rides in more than 30 cities this month in celebration of Black History Month. The ride-share service announced the offer Feb. 7 in a blog post. Specifically, the rides are to black history museums, memorials and black-owned...

Marilyn Mosby Declares Her Office Will No Longer Prosecute Marijuana Possession

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Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Tuesday that her office would no longer prosecute marijuana possession cases, regardless of the quantity or an individual’s criminal history.

New Black History Trivia Book Features 2,000 Questions and Answers About African American Heritage

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Nationwide — The Ultimate Black History Trivia Book by Curtis Claytor has two thousand multiple choice questions and answers in four categories: History; Music; Sports; Television, Arts & Literature! Most of us learn in school about Martin Luther King, Jr., Harriet Tubman, and George Washington Carver....

Meet Harvard Newspaper’s First Ever Black Woman President In 145 Years — She’s Only 20 Years Old!

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Cambridge, MA — Kristine E. Guillaume, a 20-year old student of Harvard University, has recently been voted to lead the prestigious school’s newspaper, The Crimson. She made history as the first ever Black woman to serve as President of the publication, which is the nation’s...

Black Woman-Owned Beef Jerky Manufacturer: Now a Supplier for Pro Sports Camps

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Jachin, AL — Marjorie’s Beef Jerky is currently shipping to Major League Baseball teams (including to Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Amir Garrett, who loves the products) and NASCAR. In addition, the Black woman-owned company also received a major order to supply products to NFL training...

Blaqsbi: New Media Platform Designed Specifically For Black People

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Charlotte, NC — Don’t wait until the next unarmed Black man is killed by racist cops or the next racially insensitive advertisement from corporations to start talking about having our own. Introducing Blaqsbi, a brand new profit-sharing media platform dedicated to Black excellence worldwide....

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The Oldest Black-Owned Restaurant in the U.S. — In Business For...

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Jones Bar-B-Q Diner in Marianna, Arkansas is believed to be the oldest Black-owned restaurant in the country. Currently owned by James Jones and his...

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