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April is National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month Submitted by: Christine Pajarillo, LICSW, VP of Programs and Social Services and Carolyn Reynolds, MS, Associate Director of Behavioral Health Services, Whittier Street Health Center.  As April is National Minority Health Month (NMHM), a time to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect people from racial and …

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Top Scholarships for Black Students in April 2022

      By Will Geiger Updated: March 31st, 2022 Historically, access higher education has not always been equal. Many groups, including African American and Black students, have been left out of educational opportunities. Because of this, many colleges and scholarships aim to support African American students as they pay for college. These scholarships include …

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Trending Story: BLACK COMMUNITIES HARDEST HIT BY COVID-19

When the world shut down in the March of 2020, the Black Boston Covid-19 Coalition (“BBCC”) was formed. It started with 8 Black Boston residents and quickly grew to 420 individuals — including residents, clergy, physicians and nurses, elected officials, non-profit directors, and community leaders from around the Boston area. They organized to ensure that …

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Lead Story: Merieta Bayati, Super Photographer, Photo-Stylist and Entrepreneur Creating Magic!

Submitted by Wesley Webb, Senior Contributing Editor Merieta Bayati Born and raised in the Capital of Mississippi, photographer, and photo-stylist, Merieta Bayati, B.K.A Merieta B, adheres to her passion and skill by bringing enthusiasm to every photo she captures, affirming the best for each of her clients. While Bayati’s passion for photography and professional career …

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Featured Story: Meet Crystal Williams, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) New President!

  Crystal Williams believes that education, art and design, and commitments to equity and justice are essential to transforming our society. Williams has more than two decades of higher education experience. During that time, she has been an institutional catalyst, helping to envision, define and achieve greater outcomes for students, faculty and staff. As a …

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Ethnic GEM in the MAKING: Miles McCallum (President, Junior Link)

Ethnic GEM in the MAKING:  Miles McCallum (President, Junior Link) School:  University of Vermont Major: Global Studies State: Burlington VT Hello, I’m Miles McCallum, it’s my pleasure this year to serve as the Junior Link and President for the Boulder Society Class of 2022. Originally having grown up in Cleveland, Ohio, I’m currently majoring in …

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 Ethnic GEM in the MAKING:  Davis Jean-Noel

Ethnic GEM in the MAKING:  Davis Jean-Noel School:  Johnson & Wales Major: Marketing, Digital Media & Marketing Analytics State: Providence RI Davis Jean-Noel is a four-year DECA member currently studying marketing with a specialization in digital media and marketing analytics at Johnson & Wales University of Providence. He started his journey with DECA as a …

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