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Black Community Fighting to Buy Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Out of Fear of it Being Gentrified, Plaza is Home to Black-Owned Businesses and Black Culture in Los Angeles

Protesters outside Crenshaw Mall

The Black community is working to own its beloved Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza because they are worried it will be gentrified. Baldwin Hills is a well-known Black neighborhood in Los Angeles, flourishing with Black-owned businesses. Businessowner Malik Muhammad has had his Malik Books in the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza since …

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Fanbase Launches Direct Voice Feature

fanbase app

The Black founded and operated social media platform Fanbase has launched a new initiative geared to helping Black content creators. On Wednesday, the platform launched “Direct Voice,” a drop-in audio chat room feature similar to Clubhouse. Founder Isaac Hayes III says the company knows the importance and impact Blacks have …

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TikTok To Launch Incubator Program For Black Creatives

NYC Joins Federal Government and Most States in Banning TikTok on City-Owned Phones

TikTok has created an incubator program to support 100 Black creators, CNN Business reports.  TikTok has adopted a new strategy recently used by other social media platforms to highlight Black talent. On Wednesday, TikTok announced its incubator program called “TikTok for Black Creatives,” which was created to invest in and …

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FDA Says Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Meets Prescribed Success Criteria

Novavax is Newest Vaccine Company On The Block, Headed To The FDA For Approval

In a detailed analysis, the Food and Drug Administration said that Pfizer and partner BioNTech vaccine “met the prescribed success criteria.” This is a step forward for the vaccine to be approved for distribution. The vaccine is expected to be distributed as early as this weekend. The detailed analysis highlighted …

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Common Says Offset Said He Felt Voting ‘Was Better Than Any Award’ As A Former Felon Who Didn’t Know His All His Voting Rights

Common For Atlanta Symphony

Common sat down with Florida Senator Perry Thurston, Florida Representative Shervin Jones and local community leaders to discuss issues within the Black community and the importance of educating the Black community about voting. On Sunday, October 25, Biden for President Florida hosted a Shop Talk roundtable with Chicago native, activist …

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Is Desegregation The Black Community’s Problem?


There’s been a sort of spiritual awakening within the Black community where many are seeking knowledge that will bring them closer to their roots. For some, the culture was not completely lost or gentrified but instead was passed down through generations. In the early 2000s, you would have been considered …

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