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COMMENTARY: Publisher became unforgettable

The Times & Democrat 15 May 2022
Leo Twiggs of Orangeburg received his BA summa cum laude from Claflin University, later studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and received his MA from New York University, where he studied with Hale Woodruff, the acclaimed African American painter and muralist.
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Africa Month: The chefs shaping African cuisine

Independent online (SA) 14 May 2022
African cuisine is splashed with a complex array of influences, ingredients, and inspirations ... Following her dreams, Itsweng packed her bags and escaped to New York, where she worked at the legendary South African restaurant Madiba, in Brooklyn, and studied at Peter Kump’s cooking school ... He says, every day, he aims at transcending African cuisine.
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‘Sneakerella’: Love letter to Disney Channel movies

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 13 May 2022
Homecoming Warrior." ... But readers likely know how Cinderella goes ... Defining a sneaker-driven subculture".. "A new study reveals that for 'Sneakerheads,' sneakers are an important facet of their identities, particularly for African-American men who grew up in the 1970s and '80s coveting sneakers popularized by hip-hop stars and basketball legends." ... .
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Symposium at N.C. History Center set to explore networking of Underground Railroad

New Bern Sun Journal 12 May 2022
This new research expands the understanding of how freedom was achieved by sea and what the journey looked like for many African Americans ... professor of history, and emeritus director of the Joseph Jenkins Roberts Center for African Diaspora Studies at Norfolk State University.
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Rutgers-Newark professor wins Pulitzer Prize in criticism

NJ 10 May 2022
Salamishah Tillet, a Henry Rutgers Professor of African American Studies & Creative Writing and a contributing critic at large at The New York Times, won the Pulitzer Prize in criticism Monday for what the judges called “learned and stylish writing about Black stories in art and popular culture.”.
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Gambia among 20 Sub-Saharan African countries in high risk of debt distress

The Point 06 May 2022
The Head of the Regional Studies Division in the African Department of IMF, Papa N’Diaye who disclosed this in a new podcast released by the multilateral lender, said debt burden in the region was very heavy at a time when the social and development needs are very large.
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Women’s groups, advocates decry SCOTUS leaked Roe decision

Nashville Pride 06 May 2022
Taylor, a professor of African American studies, noted that the dilemma had been a permanent feature of the modern movement for abortion rights. She pointed to one study that found that 80% of deaths caused by septic abortions in New York City in the 1960s involved Black and Puerto Rican women.
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IMF: 20 Sub-Saharan African Countries in Debt Distress, High Risk of Debt Distress

This Day 03 May 2022
The Head of the Regional Studies Division in the African Department of IMF, Papa N’Diaye who disclosed this in a new podcast released by the multilateral lender, said debt burden in the region was very heavy at a time when the social and development needs are very large.
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A place to explore history and culture through an African American lens

Democratic Underground 30 Apr 2022
African American history is no exception ... African American history has been studied using traditional methodology, research, and sources. It has also pioneered new ways to consider the past, including oral history, conservation, family history, and more.
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Study finds link between vitamin D and breast cancer risk

Atlanta Journal 27 Apr 2022
A new case study now suggests women who identified as Black/African American or Hispanic/Latina and were vitamin D deficient were more likely to develop breast cancer than those with adequate levels ...Together with prior studies on this topic, this article suggests that vitamin D ...
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