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Win, lose or draw: Tezlyn Figaro files lawsuit against Our Revolution, says Black operatives faced issues during Bernie Sanders 2016 presidential bid | Watch

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Political and communication strategist, Tezlyn Figaro once served as National Director of Justice for the Bernie Sanders 2016 presidential campaign. In 2018, she says she was fired from Sanders surrogate organization, Our Revolution, for her staunch African American advocacy. Now she sues for wrongful termination and racial discrimination.

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Learning to cry is an important part of the journey to manhood | The Man Project

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A couple of weeks ago, my older son Noah asked me a question while I was dropping him off at school. It was a question that took me by surprise. “Dad, how come I’ve never seen you cry?”

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Entrepreneurs of color must create new business models says Kelly Burton | Video

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The racial wealth gap expands, and people like Kelly Burton, CEO of Founders of Color works to understand how entrepreneurs can close the gap.

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A plan to build a permanent school structure in Awash Kolati, powers an education revolution in a rural Ethiopian community

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The second story in a two-part narrative, the finale covers how the farming community of Awash Kolati rallied together to build a permanent school for their children. The initiative sparked more than they planned.

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Black spies played pivotal roles in the US Civil War

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Thousands of Blacks fought or helped in a number of subversive actions in the Civil War, but have never been formally recognized. In particular, Blacks in the service industry who provided critical intelligence to the Union Army. Here are some Blacks who contributed tremendously.

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Upgrade your tech gadgets for the summer | Tech Talk

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UrAvgconsumer shares the latest tech and accessories for a sweet summer kickoff. In the twenty-third unboxing for Judner Aura and his partner Arie, the unveiling shows devices appealing to the minimalist techie and the hardcore collector.

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Dignity and Power organization provides families of those incarcerated with mental health and healing outside Los Angeles jails | Photo Story

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In the last days of May’s mental health month, Ark Republic highlights organizations and people who employ revolutionary approaches to mental health and awareness.

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Rural Ethiopian school washed away every year finds permanent home in the resilience of a community

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This two-part story tells how an Ethiopian farming community powered through the challenges of building a permanent school structure that withstood, heavy yearly rains.

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The struggle to stay relevant | The Man Project

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If you’ve noticed, I haven’t written a column in a couple of weeks. I want to chalk it up to being busy with my freelance clients, but I’d be lying.

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Billionaire’s gift wipes out Morehouse graduates’ student loan debt, points to a bubbling financial crisis for the college experience

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The philanthropic act of billionaire investor, Robert F. Smith, CEO of Vista Equity Partners, gave the ultimate gift to Morehouse graduates—the promise to pay every cent of their student loans. It also gave people a sticker shock at the price of education and looming student debt crisis.

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