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For Hawwa Muhammad, good works organizations are the lifeblood of communities: She makes sure that they thrive

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For many non-profits, completing projects or navigating solutions with a sustainable model are the heart of growth. This is where the non-profit whisperer, Hawwa Muhammaed comes in.

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South African miners sickened by working conditions reach settlement in landmark class action lawsuit

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A six-year battle between thousands of South African miners and gold mining companies ended with a historical class action settlement on Wednesday.

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‘Black Panther’ is just the beginning: The history and future of the Black Comic Book movement

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While Marvel and DC Comics are doing a pretty good job of finally trying to erase the race line when it comes to its heroes of color, there are others who have been creating socially and culturally relevant comic book characters for years.

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Peaceful May Day marchers in Puerto Rico tear-gassed by police

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Daylong rallies of large numbers of teachers, social workers, students and activists culminated in law enforcement using aggressive tactics to disperse crowds.

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Damn: Like Bob Dylan, Kendrick Lamar is literary counterculture | Think Piece

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Hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar’s works are more than music, they are literary masterpieces

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Beychella and the state of HBCUs | Think Piece

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How the recent performance of Beyoncé Knowles made a powerful intersection of black power, black celebrity and HBCUs.

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Ireland set to vote on historic abortion referendum

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In one of the most conservative European countries on reproductive rights, Ireland will vote on a woman’s right to choose.

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Actor, philanthropist Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault

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In the 1980s, Bill Cosby was considered the “All-American dad.” Now, he faces up to 30 years in prison.

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Watch: Artist explores complications of gentrification in spoken word poem

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It’s one of the most polarizing social constructs within the American political and economic system.

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China-Africa economic relations continue to grow in billion dollar city development

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Chinese investment group plans to build a $7 billion city for tourists in Zimbabwe

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