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Malcom X Murder Case May be Reopened 54 Years Later

On the eve of the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance has indicated that his office may reopen the murder investigation. His statement is prompted by new revelations in the new Netflix documentary “Who Killed Malcolm X,” researched by Abdur-Rahman Muhammad, a central figure in the documentary.Read More

Stacey Abrams ‘Absolutely’ Wants to Run for President One Day,

The former Georgia lawmaker opted against endorsing a candidate in this cycle. By Quinn Scanlan Stacey Abrams, the former Georgia gubernatorial candidate who’s now focusing on tackling voter suppression head-on, said she “absolutely” sees herself running for president one day, but for the 2020 cycle, she “would be honored” to run for vice president with whoever the Democratic […]Read More

Georgia Governor Kemp Loses Vote Purge Suit Brought by Reporter

A Major Win in the Battle Against Voter Suppression By Nicole Powers for the Palast Investigative Fund In an extraordinary and unexpected move, Federal Judge Eleanor Ross has declared Gov. Brian Kemp the loser in a lawsuit brought by investigative journalist Greg Palast for the State of Georgia to open up its complete files on […]Read More

New Black History: Louisiana’s Largest HBCU Launches Own CBD Line,

By Brooklyn Baldwin, www.theroot.com The Southern University and A&M College has launched its own hemp-derived CBD product line named Alafia. Considered the largest Historically Black University in Louisiana, the Baton Rouge-based school’s Agricultural Research and Extension Center—along with partner Ilera Holistic Health Care—unveiled the lab-tested and pesticide-free products during a press conference and ribbon-cutting at H&W […]Read More

Census Matters: Count On Faith

By Joan M. Hagans Dedicated leaders of faith turned out in great numbers determined to galvanize Brooklyn residents to be counted in the upcoming U.S. Census. The Faith Summit and luncheon was held in the Lillian Minkin Ballroom at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, its sponsor. Several elected officials joined forces with the faith leaders as […]Read More

MTA Announces Reopening of Bedford Avenue Entrances to Nostrand Avenue

As Part of Historic 2020-2024 Capital Plan, Nostrand Avenue to be Made ADA Accessible MTA-New York City Transit today announced it is beginning construction work to reopen the closed Bedford Avenue entrances to the Nostrand Ave. A & C subway station in Brooklyn by the end of the year. The entrances will provide the station […]Read More

National Black MBA Association Names Troy D. Evans VP, Strategic

ATLANTA – The National Black MBA Association® recently hired Troy D. Evans as the new Vice President of Strategic Programming and Initiatives. In this role, Evans will be responsible for creating innovative content to support the organization’s members and national programs, including the NBMBAA® National Conference and Exposition and the Leaders of Tomorrow®. Evans previously […]Read More

Community Advocates, Ambassadors Honored by Bklyn Chamber

Brooklyn/Ghana Trade Mission Plans Announced Remarks of Randy Peers, President, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce When I first came back to the Brooklyn Chamber last September, one of the things I said was that we needed to get back to “being a Chamber again.” What I meant by that was, we needed to go back to […]Read More