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Eastern CT. ST Uni. Presents Martin Luther King Jr. Awards

Eastern CT. ST Uni. Presents Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Willimantic, CT– Elijah Oliver, enrollment services coordinator at Manchester Community College (MCC); Taylor Hemphill ’17, a social work major and ambassador in the Women’s Center at Eastern Connecticut state Uni., Kemesha Wilmot, associate director of the University’s Center for Com- munity Engagement (CCE); have been […]

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Maggie Anderson: “The Rosa Parks of Economic Empowerment” Speaks

Maggie Anderson: “The Rosa Parks of Economic Empowerment” Speaks Hartford – Several hundred gathered last Monday night at the Artists Collective to pay full attention to a petite woman from Chicago, Il. Her name is Maggie Ander- son – “The Rosa Parks of Economic Empowerment.” Featured on CNN, ABC, CBS, MSBNC TV-One, and written about […]

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CYNDI LAUPER: “GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS”

CYNDI LAUPER PARTNERS WITH OMAZE TO RELEASE OFFICIAL “GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS” BENEFIT T-SHIRT IN HONOR OF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH Proceeds from Campaign to Benefit Planned Parenthood and True Colors Fund NEW YORK, NY – Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning artist and activist Cyndi Lauper has designed and released her official “Girls […]

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McCrory takes oath of office as new CT. Senator

McCrory Take the oath of office as New CT Senator By Reggie Hales/Photos by Yvonne Francis Hartford – Saturday, Senator Douglas McCrory took the oath of office by Rev. Massey at Hopewell Baptist Church in Windsor, CT. looking on is his wife Foy and son. McCrory won special election, because Sen. Coleman vacated seat to […]

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H.E.Z.B.A. 2017 Annual Luncheon Celebrated

By Jocelyne Hudson-Brown-Inquiring News-CT HARTFORD – Uptown Vibz hosted the Hartford Enterprise Zone Business Association (H.E.Z.B.A.) annual luncheon. The 2017 theme: Health * Wealth * Succession Plan. The annual H.E.Z.B.A. luncheon is one of the most successful networking events in New England. Each year we break bread, fellowship and celebrate the accomplishments of African-American and […]

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Mizzou Researchers To Study Bullying

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE GRANT TO TRAIN PRINCIPALS ABOUT BULLYING By Susan E. Sagarra, Urban News Service With a $4.1 million grant to research bullying, researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) may be better equipped to help principals battle the age-old scourge of schools. The grant is controversial because some scholars believe that some […]

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Rep. Gonzalez Appointed Deputy Majority Leader

REP. GONZALEZ SWORN IN AS STATE REPRESENTATIVE State Representative Minnie Gonzalez (D-Hartford) received her committee and leadership assignments by Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin, Southington) and was sworn in to represent Hartford’s 3rd House Assembly District at the state capitol. “Despite the tough challenges, I am looking forward to a busy session ahead […]