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A coffee company created a virtual expo when store fronts to collaborative partners shut down

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What happens when a pandemic shuts down your storefront business? You tap into your online potential, team up with 10 other entrepreneurs then start a cooperative economic revolution. 

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Spain starts 10 days of mourning, works to open for tourism by early summer

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On Wednesday, flags across Spain were lowered to half mast to begin 10 days of grieving and remembering those who died when Covid-19 disrupted the country.

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Started by Charleston residents honoring Black Civil War soldiers, Memorial Day is an American holiday using African customs

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Today’s celebration of Memorial Day, recognizes dead soldiers and in particular, those who were in combat when they served. Yet, Memorial Day origins actually trace themselves back to formerly enslaved and free Blacks in Charleston, South Carolina who honored Black Civil War soldiers buried in disgrace. 

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The fate of Black BBQ in the midst of Covid-19 | Southern Perspective: Culture + Food + Tradition series

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In the midst of what may be the equivalent to the worst economic fallout since the Great Depression, will the Covid-19 crisis, aka CoronaVirus, decimate the legacy of 100 percent, black-owned barbecue joints?

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At the end of the road: Escaping protests in Hong Kong and living in a Covid-19 New York | Think Piece

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Living through protests in Hong Kong then experiencing another hot spot, New York during the Covid-19 crisis, I discovered that escaping danger is not the answer. Rather, sitting still and figuring out how we can be better is what we need now.

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Thousands of cruise ship crews still stuck at sea, reports of suicides and hunger strike

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Cruise ships once bragged about onboard experiences being paradise at sea. Now for thousands of crew members, they are floating hells.

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The Bill Gates vaccine, nefarious or nah?

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While the Gates Foundation has been inoculating the Blacker and browner parts of the world, his vaccine efforts during Covid-19 raise eyebrows.

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In a race for a coronavirus vaccine, Trump’s medical team considers over 100 candidates

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The Trump Administration projects a coronavirus vaccine to be available by early 2021 through efforts that hasten vaccine trials.

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Grocery store essential workers are not second class citizens | Think Piece

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Even though essential workers have been critical during the Covid-19 quarantine, some essential workers are treated as second-class citizens.

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Dibble Dabble: Celebrities who practice traditional African spirituality or are ATR adjacent . . . allegedly

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Now that the world has split open, let’s talk about some celebs who practice non-western spiritual systems.

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