Poor People’s Campaign Co-Chairs, the Revs. Dr. William Barber II and Dr. Liz Theoharis to Launch National Truth and Poverty Tour On 50th Anniversary of Charleston Hospital Strike

The Revs. Dr. William Barber II and Dr. Liz Theoharis will launch the nationwide National Emergency Poverty and Truth Bus Tour March 23 on the 50th anniversary of the historic Charleston Hospital strike of 1969 with a rally at 10AM at 1544 E Montague Ave. in North Charleston. The Poor People’s Campaign’s organizing tour is a…

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CCSD Offers Family Style Dining at CD and Head Start Schools

The three-year-old students in Shirley Alston and Marie Bennett’s class at Sanders-Clyde Elementary School have table manners that could rival most adults. That’s because the teachers spend every single day modeling proper mealtime etiquette through Family Style Dining. Federal guidelines dictate that Early Head Start and Head Start students must be served all meals using…

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Continued Cruel Threats to Hungry Families and Children

By Marian Wright Edelman Once again children and families are under attack. After failing in past efforts to slash funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also known as food stamps), the Trump administration is taking a new approach to crippling the program millions of families in the United States depend on to survive and…

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NNPA Honors Black Lives Matter Founder with Newsmaker of the Year Award

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Alicia Garza said she’s “super excited” about being named the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) 2019 Newsmaker of the Year, an award she’s scheduled to receive on Thursday, March 21, in Washington, D.C., during Black Press Week. “I’ll say it’s really humbling when the community reaches out…

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USDA Announces 1890 National Scholars Program Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced the opening of the 2019 scholarship application cycle for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program. The program aims to increase the number of minority students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and other agriculture-related disciplines. The program is available through the USDA Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement…

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New Personal Growth and Development Company Hosting Monthly Seminars in Summerville

Newly-launched Cyngistix LLC is a space for personal growth and development. Whether you feel stuck, joyless or uninspired, Cyngistix claims to offer a wide range of quality programs and events designed to inspire, educate, challenge, and most importantly, transform.  Upcoming Seminars: Becoming the Best Version of Yourself, April 6, 2019 Finding the Courage to Forgive…

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OneUnited Bank Launches New Queen Card

OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in America, introduces its new Queen Visa Debit Card as part of its Royalty Campaign. The Bank is celebrating a new generation of Queens in America who are claiming their thrones. From scientists to activists, from educators to entertainers, Black women are changing the world. The impact of…

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