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Plans to Unveil a Bust of Marcus Garvey in Ethiopia Revealed

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once called Marcus Garvey the first “man on a mass scale...

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY: The Wilmington Ten, Fifty Years Later

On Feb. 6, during an uncharacteristically frigid night for a southern city like Wilmington, a bomb was set off in the popular neighborhood grocery. As police and firefighters arrived on the scene, gun fire could be heard above the siren squeals and activity. Sniper fire, which was intended for the Wilmington Ten’s members, struck a police officer. Police eventually arrested the ten activists.

Black Investors Take Note: Reddit Rebellion Rescues GameStop Stock

The band of amateur day traders that interact with each other on the Reddit page WallStreetBets, encouraged whoever was listening to buy shares of the flailing GameStop, AMC, Macy’s and Koss stocks. Big investors, often in the form of hedge funds, frequently bet against struggling public companies using a process referred to as “shorting,” which allows investors to bet on the degree of misfortune a stock may experience and earn billions of dollars in profits as a result.

IN MEMORIAM: Baseball Icon Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron Dies at 86

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Baseball’s recognized home run king and an African American hero, Henry “Hank” Aaron, has died at...

Georgia Senate Races Will Decide the Fate of Biden’s Presidency

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor On January 5, a set of runoff elections between Republican Senator incumbents Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue and...

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