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‘Decolonizing Wealth:’ Edgar Villanueva Discusses How Money Can Heal Native American Communities

Edgar Villanueva is an expert on philanthropy and a member of the Lumbee Native American Tribe in North Carolina. After spending years in the institutional philanthropic sector, he wrote “Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance,” which looks into how money — which has often been used…

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Former Police Officer Charles Anderson Says Racist Items in His Home Were Part of ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ and History Collections

Now-fired Muskegon, Mich., police officer Charles Anderson has an excuse for having Confederate flags displayed throughout his home and a Ku Klux Klan application hanging on his bedroom wall: He’s simply a history buff and a fan of the ’80s TV show “The Dukes of Hazzard.” Related Story: Charles Anderson,…

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and Tennessee State University President Dr. Glenda Glover Discusses Sustaining HBCUs

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were born out of necessity and have helped Black students achieve greatness and contribute to innovation worldwide. HBCUs have positive social and economic impacts for their communities. They generate a total of $14.8 billion for their local and regional economies and create over 134,000…

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Mario Wood’s Execution Led To Colin Kaepernick’s Activism

In a candid interview with Paper Magazine, former San Francisco 49ers superstar Colin Kaepernick disclosed what sparked his activism against injustice, racism, and police brutality. According to the magazine, the caveat which ushered him further into activism was Mario Woods’ execution by officers in the San Francisco Police Department in…

Opening Bids for Ebony Photo Archives to Start At $13 Million

Chicago-based Johnson Publishing sold its magazine portfolio Ebony and Jet three years ago and has been trying to sell its photo archives since 2015. That year, the expansive collection was appraised at $46 million. The archives have everything from Martin Luther King Jr. to Sammy Davis Jr. in more than…