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How about a “Late Night Drive” with Eric Essix

I was up working later than I should be and came across a recently posted video link from one of Birmingham’s hardest working musicians, Mr. Eric Essix. The link [...]

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Nikita Y. Jackson’s New Book Brotherhood of Black Fathers, Book of Affirmations on Health and Wellness, Coming in November 2020!

Delaware – October 27, 2020 – Birmingham, Alabama native, Nikita Y. Jackson – Brotherhood of Black Fathers, Book of Affirmations on Health and Wellness is the new self-care tool [...]

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Five Bags of Gold, #1 New Release in “Religious Studies Education”

After being officially released on April 15, 2020, the paperback edition of “Five Bags of Gold” has quickly attained the ranking of “#1 New Release” on Amazon/KDP in the [...]

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Radio personality launches web series that highlights the alumni Greek Community

Radio personality launches web series that highlights the community service efforts and accomplishments of Black Greek Letter Organization graduate chapters and alumni members.   Grown and Greek TV aims [...]

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This NBA player already owns 18 companies — but he visited Silicon Valley to learn more about entrepreneurship

You might say that Trevor Booker moonlights as a power forward for the Brooklyn Nets. But during the daylight hours and the offseason, when he’s not playing professional basketball, [...]

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Lagos ranks 4th wealthiest in Africa

Lagos, the former capital of Nigeria has been ranked the fourth wealthiest city in Africa. With no other Nigerian cities listed in the ten-city fortune club, the nation’s commercial [...]

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Birmingham’s Division of Youth Services Rewards Summer Enrichment with 2017 Summer Movie Series

Birmingham’s Division of Youth Services Rewards Summer Enrichment with 2017 Summer Movie Series The City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services (DYS), in partnership with Phoenix Theaters The [...]

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Meet Denise Young Smith, Apple’s New Diversity Officer

Apple has named Denise Young Smith vice president for Inclusion and Diversity, marking the company’s latest effort to improve racial and gender disparities among its employees. Young Smith, formerly [...]

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Study: Black students from poor families are more likely to graduate from high school if they have at least one black teacher

A new study says that assigning black students from low-income black families to at least one black teacher in the third, fourth or fifth grades reduces the probability that they [...]

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Urban Ministry Welcomes New Junior Board

Birmingham, AL—Urban Ministry is pleased to announce its new Junior Board members for 2017-2018. Members were selected from a diverse pool of young, emerging leaders in Birmingham with a [...]

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