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Community rallies for 2 African men facing deportation – Story

– Two men facing deportation are hoping the support of a community will convince the government to let them stay in the U.S.

Both immigrants could be put on a plane to Africa at any moment. Protests outside the Rosa Parks Federal Building Thursday as the two Detroiters face deportation.

“A lot of times you forget lack immigrants, a lot of times we either think of the conversation as Black Lives Matter or separating families,” said Nabintou Doumbia. “We don’t realize there is an entire group of people who actually exist in between those two things.”

Nabintou and Assita Doumbia’s father, Banny, is one of them. The Ivory Coast native and married father of four is facing deportation after living in metro Detroit for 30 years. He’s been in ICE custody in Chippewa County since August.


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Rich, older South African men are buying Plan B passports in Europe in record numbers

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  • The first half of 2018 saw a huge surge in applications from South Africans looking to buy their way into second passports, mostly in Europe, numbers from an advisory company show.
  • Mostly older men are securing passports from the likes of Malta and Cyprus – with cash.
  • But they’re not always looking to actually leave South Africa, says Henley & Partners.

In the first half of 2018 – after the election of Cyril Ramaphosa to replace Jacob Zuma as ANC president – it recorded a 229% year-on-year increase in applications from South Africans looking to buy their way into foreign citizenship or residency, Henley & Partners says. Henley & Partners is a global citizenship advisory firm, headquartered in London with more than 30 offices…

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5 African-American female stars dating African men

Many things, including culture and religion factor into the type of mates we choose.  It is not uncommon to find people who have selected spouses or partners from the same cultures and backgrounds, even going to the extent of joining the same religion or church as their spouse.

For others, variety is the spice of life; they relish in and welcome the fact that their significant other is from a different cultural background.  Quite a number of African American celebrities have not been left out.

Scroll through to check out five African-American women stars dating African men:

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Oral Health Of African American Men. : ThyBlackMan




(ThyBlackMan.com) Oral health is a very important consideration for any individual. With gum diseases and cavity filled teeth it can be extremely hard to eat and drink. This is going to impact your overall health. As an African American male you might be surprised to learn that it was recently reported that African American males receive poorer dental care than white Americans. This is even true if the individual has some form of insurance coverage. With such great dental technology available why is this the case?

Medicaid Insurance Coverage

When it comes…

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Bettering Health Care for Older African-American Men

Jamie Mitchell, an assistant professor of social work at the University of Michigan, is dedicated to improving the experiences older African-American men have within the health care system. Mitchell, a 2018 Influencer in Aging, studies communications between older African-American men and their physicians during cancer and chronic disease care, testing ways of intervening to increase support from family members and health providers and looking at how older African-American men navigate their appointments and aftercare directives.

Prior to working at the University of Michigan, Mitchell studied social work through lenses of health care at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Ohio State University. Mitchell also serves as co-director of the Gender and Health Research Lab at the…

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Two men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after Caribbean festival shooting in Manchester

TWO men have today been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a dozen people, including a 12-year-old girl, were injured after a Caribbean festival.

The men, aged 24 and 30, were arrested after police conducted raids across Manchester this morning as part of their investigations.

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Police examine the scene in Manchester after a shooting unfolded last month

It comes after a gun was fired on in the early hours of August 12, the same weekend of the Caribbean Carnival.

Twelve people were treated in hospital, including a 12-year-old girl.

The men are today being questioned by detectives on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of a firearm.

The incident happened during a street party on Claremont Road following Manchester’s Caribbean Carnival, held in nearby…

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