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We need black men to step up and become teachers



Studies show that African-American boys in elementary school are less likely to be suspended or expelled if they have a teacher who is black.
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Midlife PSA strongly predicts PCa in African-American men



The findings also help fill a research gap by providing new data on the potential role of midlife PSA measurement in African-American men, who suffer …
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4 men appear in court in Grenada on a charge of murdering Jamaican national


Four fishermen appeared in a Magistrates’ Court on Monday charged with murdering Jamaican Norman Power, a food truck vendor who was allegedly stabbed to death last week.

The men, 23-year-old Anthony Chase, 25-year-old Rafeem Andrew, 33-year-old Clint Toussaint and 23-year-old Tyrone Francis, all from the west coast village of Grand Roy, are reported to have killed 52-year-old Power over the sale of a portion of jerk chicken.

The police said that the Jamaican, better known as “Yardie” was operating his mobile business close to the National Stadium on the outskirts of the capital when he got into an altercation with the men over the price of the chicken.

Media reports said that one of the men became upset when told that the chicken was being sold at EC$10 instead of the…

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Affection between African-American men


 

On Thursday, Nov. 1, take in a reception for “Love You, Bro,” an exhibition by Chicago-based visual artist Stephanie Graham that explores relationships and the ways in which affection is expressed between African-American men. Graham’s photos, videos and installations examine subcultures, social class, relationships and Black America, and her work utilizes humor, soul and satire to approach and facilitate otherwise difficult conversations regarding race and gender. As a graduate of Columbia College Chicago, Graham is an accomplished artist whose work has been presented at the Hyde Park Art Center, Mana Contemporary (Chicago), the Gene Siskel Film Center, the public collection of the Chicago Historical Society and in other galleries and exhibitions. “Love You, Bro”…

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National Black Catholic History Month honors holy men, women – Catholic Telegraph


National Black Catholic History month, celebrated in November, provides the opportunity to honor the holy men and women who inspire the faithful to this day.

That history traces far back to the Acts of the Apostles (8:26-40), when St. Philip the Deacon converted an educated, high-level Ethiopian official in charge of the treasury for the Ethiopian queen. The baptism of the African treasurer was one of the first times an Apostle evangelized outside of Jerusalem, and is thus considered the sowing of the seeds of the universal church. Several saints of African descent have since influenced Christians. Those holy ones include; Saints Anthony of Egypt, Cyprian, Moses the Black, Pachomius, Maurice, Athanasius, Pisentius, Mary of Egypt, Cyril of Alexandria, Monica of Hippo, Augustine of Hippo,…

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Ghana’s African Games men and women football double hopes brightened by 2023 hosting right


The west Africans will hope to clinch gold in both men and women football competitions at the same event for the first time in Accra

Ghana will have, perhaps, their best chance of winning both men and women football competitions at the same African Games for the first time in 2023, having been handed the hosting rights.

Popularly known as the All-Africa Games, the quadrennial competition brings together all countries on the continent to battle for honours in various sporting disciplines.

The 2023 gathering will be the 13th edition.

Ghana beat Egypt to the hosting rights, which was announced on Thursday.

According to a press release by Ghana’s Ministry of Youth and Sports on Friday, the championship “will be staged in Accra, Kumasi and Cape Coast stadia” and “will serve as…

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