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Black Homeownership Lag Worst in Years – Market Watch
Market Watch reports "The homeownership rate has plunged since the (2008 financial) crisis, and blacks have disproportionately lost ground compared to other racial groups. The... Continues...
WA Secretary of State Cautions RE Non-profit Fraud Scheme
WA Secretary of State Kim Wyman is cautioning Washington business owners to be aware of a misleading and potentially fraudulent mailing that purports to be an official bill related... Continues...
Training and arming classroom teachers as school guards; costly, bad idea
Donald Trump, ever our protector, has proposed arming 20% of school teachers as part-time guards. That's 600,000 teachers. We can evaluate the proposal superficially rather quickly... Continues...
Hurricane recovery business opportunities unequally spread
Hurricane Harvey left 77 dead, caused $200bn in damage and left thousands homeless, and the rebuilding will be the largest effort since New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. And... Continues...
African art evades Africans as popularity, recognition increase
Writing in the NY Times, Chika Okeke-Agulu emphasized the dilemma of African art, which is being more appreciated and valued than ever, bringing record prices, at the same time it... Continues...

Uganda Equator worth a visit
By Emily Kembabazi
The equator that crosses through Uganda approximately 72 kilometers south of Kampala, along the Kampala – Masaka road, which has become a famous visit... Continues...



Shout Outs (Member Updates)

Michael Twiggs 24-Nov-2017
Check out Garden of Eden Urban Farming's demonstration garden at Tacoma Urban League! goefarming.org
Victor Freeman 26-May-2017
Here's a cool idea for ladies with fashionable natural African hair and a yen to swim. Thanks to JGC for the pointer. swimma.co.za
Rees Clark 4-Jun-2016
Today we welcome our first African correspondent, Emily Kembabazi of Uganda. Emily will be writing articles on the... www.nansanet.org
kenya williams 27-Dec-2014
Hello, I'm happy to be here.
Farmer Twiggs 21-Jul-2012
Purchase local fruits and vegetables for freshness and complete nutrition.


And more...

Black History for the Apolitical
Excellent articles presenting historic information about the African diaspora without grinding any particular axes. Worth your time. Many of the vignettes are just plain great stories every American should read.
Higher Education Resources
LISTS of historically black universities and colleges, plus scholarship resource list.
It's Your Web
Tips for new users of the WWW.

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