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Attorney and the principal and CEO of D.C.-based political advocacy firm IMPACT Strategies, Angela Rye never misses an opportunity to make a statement — whether she rocks a black beret, Black Panther style, to speak at an event honoring Memphis’ 1968 sanitation strikers and calls out city officials for necessary unfinished business or bids adieu…

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If you are a millennial and you struggle with your finances like many millennials do, then award-winning personal finance expert Dominique Broadway has the perfect advice. Broadway is currently touring the U.S. with Chevy and Rainbow Push and collectively, they are conducting free financial workshops. These one-day financial workshops, geared at youth and young adults…

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It was an exciting day for 10 hopeful company founders who were given the opportunity to pitch their startup business to an esteemed panel of judges at the Morehouse College Ray Charles Performing Arts center. The winning company was Hipscience who presented their Mantis STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) platform. They have created a line of…

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LOS ANGELES – The Rainbow PUSH Coalition partnered with Google to present the “Dream Makers, Risk Takers and Money Makers: Diversity and Inclusion in Tech Forum” at Google’s headquarters in Los Angeles. This forum is part of an ongoing program designed to identify ways to open access and create pathways for people of color into the…

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The Rev. Jesse Jackson and his Rainbow Push Coalition served as the headliners for PUSH Tech 2020. The one-day conference took place in San Francisco and allowed aspiring entrepreneurs to share their ideas with tech executives and venture capitalists. There were also panel discussions on tech diversity and pitch sessions. The startup eHarvest Hub walked…

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The weather was pretty decent in Chicago this past weekend. Unfortunately, warm weather tends to bring on more guns. Chance The Rapper wasn’t kidding with the line, “I pray to God for a little more spring” because the summer can be unsettling with murders. At least 29 people were shot in the windy city, including…

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Fifty years ago, on a cold day in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963, President Kennedy was assassinated. To my mind what is extraordinary about the Kennedy assassination is that the haters did not win. Instead, crucifixion led to resurrection. As a result, for decades, African American homes across the nation featured pictures of three people: Jesus…

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The Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s “Creating Opportunity Conference” in Atlanta was once again a powerful example of our community coming together to support and recognize the people and organizations that support us while educating and informing us of how we can continue to move our collective agenda forward. A theme throughout the conference was “Freedom is…

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., founder or Rainbow PUSH offers his perspective on Government Shutdown 2013. Read for yourself: Did you happen to see Jimmy Kimmel’s interesting skit last week, where he asked people on the street whether they preferred “Obamacare” or the “Affordable Care Act”? Far too many people chose the “Affordable Care Act” over…

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