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Joseph Arrington Sr., a true community leader and champion of education, has died. He was 83. The Arrington family is legendary for its commitment to the city of Atlanta, and as a longtime member and former president of the Atlanta chapter of the Morehouse College National Alumni Association, Joseph Arrington was no different. A proud…

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Launching a career in the music industry can be difficult for up-and-coming artists, but music education platforms like LiveThe.Biz are dedicated to assisting aspiring entertainers and professionals in kick-starting their careers. Founded in 2017 by entrepreneur Walter J. Tucker, the Black-owned brand has been successful in hosting networking events for a membership of over 12,000…

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A White teacher in Florida is seeking another job after making racist statements during a virtual classroom session. The incident occurred during virtual learning at Poinciana High School in Kissimmee, Florida, according to WFTV. During a discussion in social studies class, a student commented that “some Black people live in communities where cops do not…

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The future of diversity training is in jeopardy. On Oct. 16, it was revealed that Texas State University decided to “pause” its employee diversity training, according to The Texas Tribune.  The move comes after the White House issued an executive order, which banned diversity training by calling it anti-racism, divisive, and anti-American. Signed on Sept.…

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The 4th annual Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment Conference will be virtual in 2020, but attendees will still have an opportunity to gain expertise from leaders in business, technology, sports, music and film. On Sept. 25 and 26, the 2020 RIDE Conference will take place virtually and can be attended by purchasing tickets HERE.  “RIDE…

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There’s an economic cost to racism. According to a report, “Closing the Racial Inequality Gaps: The Economic Cost of Black Inequality in the U.S.,” conducted by Citigroup and released on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, the American economy is suffering due to discrimination and racist acts against Blacks. The report broke down the value lost by…

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A White graduate student resigned from a teaching position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison after lying about being Black. CV Vitolo-Haddad, who is of Italian and Sicilian descent, came clean in an op-ed piece in Medium. Writing under the name “See Vee,” Vitolo-Haddad, who identifies as nonbinary and uses the pronouns “they” and “them,” revealed…

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While some schools have chosen to go to virtual learning, a multitude of schools have opened for in-class learning. The latter decision has led to illness and death. Since schools have opened in late August and early September, three teachers have died from COVID-19, according to CNN. On Sept. 4, Demetria Bannister, 28, a third-grade…

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With schools opening across America, more reports have emerged of students testing positive for COVID-19. In Corinth, Mississippi, the Corinth School District decided to reopen schools for in-person learning on July 27, according to CBS Interactive. Within five days, a student tested positive for COVID-19. The positive COVID-19 test led to school officials sending 116…

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