BraveDog co-founders Isiah Reese (right) and Dustin Mack have a positive vision of what’s ahead for the BraveDog Innovation Center in Soulsville. (Photo: Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell)
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Rooted in 38126: ESports and video gaming breaks ground in ‘Soulsville’

NNPA NEWSWIRE — LOC CDC president Michael Minor praised the “spirit of cooperation and pure joy” from young people at the school who were on hand to cheer the plans for a gaming lounge. “This facility will bring others into the community who don’t look like us,” said Minor. […read more]

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Caption: Texas State Senator Borris Miles
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COMMENTARY: Elected Enemies – The Government Shutdown That’s Crippling America

NNPA NEWSWIRE — This has been the third shutdown of the federal government since President Donald J. Trump took the oath of office. However, as a result of the current catastrophic and life-altering shutdown, millions of the people who rely on the government for their livelihood — directly and indirectly — have been severely impacted. […read more]

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Black Children Among the Nation’s Poorest

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the American economy stumbles through an uneven  economic recovery, Black children continue to suffer record levels of poverty, including 1 in 4 Black children under 5 years of age that live in extreme poverty, Read More