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Black Angels Take Flight

Joshua Matthews, flight attendant, left, Kenny Jordan flies airplane during lesson, center, Kenny Jordan, right. By Megan Kirk The friendly skies have not always been so kind to Black people. Airports were largely segregated and many Blacks could not afford ticket fares. To make the distinction, though airlines were not legally segregated, airports actively practiced it and African Americans who did fly faced discrimination. Serving on the U.S. House of Representatives...

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Here’s why your Thanksgiving meal could be the ‘most expensive’ in history

By Black Information Network There may be a hitch in your Thanksgiving plans this year, and it’s likely hitting your wallet. According to expert predictions, this year’s Thanksgiving meal may be the most expensive yet, with multiple forces to blame.The ripple effect of a backed up global supply chain has already had some Americans waiting months for furniture and leaving grocery store shelves bare, but experts say holiday meal costs go beyond...

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Atlanta News Anchor Jovita Moore Dies at 53

By Roz Edwards Atlanta news anchor Jovita Moore succumbed to an aggressive from of brain cancer on Thursday, Oct. 28 that took the life of the popular new personality. Moore, 53, a highly respected journalist and longtime mainstay of Atlanta’s WSB-TV, seven months after being diagnosed with an incurable and aggressive form of brain cancer. Moore, “passed peacefully” as “as she wanted,” in her home surrounded by loved ones,...

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TRiBL Founder & CEO Ikechi Nwabuisi Lays Out Plan for the New Black Wall Street

ATLANTA, — Ikechi Nwabuisi, founder & CEO of TRiBL, today calls for a “New Black Wall Street,” offering a bold vision on how Blacks around the world can create generational wealth at a time when the pandemic over the past year has dramatically affected so many people’s lives. In this new op-ed, Nwabuisi, a Nigerian-American, is the founder and CEO @ TRiBL, a messaging app for Pan-African commerce, offers...

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Real Times Media and The Black Information Network Team Up to Expand Local News for the Black Community

In a move that brings award-winning storytelling and in-depth reporting from five respected Black-owned news outlets to a national platform, Real Times Media (RTM) and BIN: The Black Information Network have formed a partnership in which BIN would distribute RTM’s news and related content on its digital platforms and 32 affiliate radio markets. The partnership brings news and perspectives from some of the most prominent Black newspapers – The Atlanta Daily World, Atlanta Tribune: The...

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Who’s Who in Black Atlanta Returns to Rousing Reviews

By Roz Edward On Friday, Sept. 17 following a one-year hiatus in 2020 because of the deadly COVID pandemic, Who’s Who in Black Atlanta returned to long-awaited and much-anticipated reception by many of Atlanta’s most prominent citizens for a celebration of citizens and the unveiling of the Who’s Who In Black Atlanta Edition. More than 350 guests gathered in the Imperial Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta...

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