Chicago weekend violence leaves at least 47 shot, 5 fatally; strains police, hospitals

CHICAGO (WLS) — Police patrols were stretched thin and a West Side hospital had to stop accepting patients after a violent Chicago weekend that has left at least 47 people shot, five fatally, across the city. The latest fatal shooting took place in Back of the Yards on the South Side at about 5:45 p.m. […]

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How Many Attacks Will It Take Until the White-Supremacist Threat Is Taken Seriously?

Such extremists have been tied to deadly rampages over the past year at synagogues in Pittsburgh and Poway , and possibly to a mass shooting just last week at a garlic festival in California. The statement posted shortly before the El Paso shooting cited the livestreamed assault on two mosques in New Zealand earlier this […]

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Unless You Do This, Neuroscience Says Listening to Music at Work Will Make You Less Productive

Productivity: Think listening to music helps you block out distractions and be more productive? It can, but only under the right circumstances. Getty Images Once upon a time, I was great at ignoring distractions. Loud music didn’t diminish my concentration . Source: [wp_colorbox_media url=”https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/unless-you-do-this-neuroscience-says-listening-to-music-at-work-will-make-you-less-productive.html” type=”iframe” hyperlink=”Unless You Do This, Neuroscience Says Listening to Music at […]

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Five Friends Who Saved $50 a Week for Two Years Just Purchased Their First Investment Property

Najee Hannigan, a 26-year old entrepreneur from Philadelphia, encouraged his friends and cousins to put aside $50 a week so that they could all collectively invest in something big. Two years later, they have successfully accumulated enough money to purchase their first own real estate property. “If you want to go fast, go alone. Source: [wp_colorbox_media […]

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Chase Bank Helps Launch 5-Day Boot Camp for Black Entrepreneurs

JPMorgan Chase Advancing Black Pathways and Chase for Business are partnering with StartupBus to lead 30 budding entrepreneurs in a national program designed for black technologists, designers, and innovators. These rising entrepreneurs will board the “Advancing Black Entrepreneurs” StartupBus to compete in a five-day, high-intensity tech entrepreneurship bootcamp. Source: [wp_colorbox_media url=”http://www.blackbusiness.com/2019/08/chase-bank-5-day-boot-camp-black-entrepreneurs.html” type=”iframe” hyperlink=”Chase Bank Helps […]

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‘Black American History from Plantations to Rap Culture’ — flawed but valuable

Courtesy of Nofi Group Pascal Archimede’s Black American History from Plantations to Rap Culture (Nofi Group) merits an “E” for earnest effort, though the execution is hit-and-miss. For ages, a lasting complaint in mainstream academia has been that by the time students reach university or college, their education entails scant reference to African American history […]

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Civil Rights Leaders Warn Against New HUD Rule

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed changes to the disparate impact rule under the Fair Housing Act, a provision that prohibits seemingly neutral policies that have a “disparate impact” on marginalized groups. Source: [wp_colorbox_media url=”https://diverseeducation.com/article/151282/” type=”iframe” hyperlink=”Civil Rights Leaders Warn Against New HUD Rule”]

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