April 23 – May 6, 2020
- Black Man on the Titanic: An Interview and Book Review
By the end of the first chapter, I wanted to see a movie about Joseph Laroche and, of course, the Titanic would be a part of the story. It is not hard to see why Serge Bile's version is written from a perspective in which I identify. The Ivorian–French journalist is the author of essays and documentaries on the African, Caribbean, and South American world.
- Segregation Tax: The Cost of Racial Segregation
The tax is not paid to the government, but is the price homeowners in Black neighborhoods pay because of past, and to some degree, present policies says David Rusk, one of America's foremost champions of regional strategies.
- Standing with the Asian American Community Against Racism, Hate, and Fear
As a bi-racial American of Asian and Black descent, I refuse to allow my fellow Asian Americans be a convenient scapegoat. Or, when it's convenient, (allow) the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders community (become) elevated as the "model minority" to incorrectly disparage Black and Latino communities and support racist policies to justify inequity.
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April 09 – April 22, 2020
- World Arts Network and Residency Program Eyes 2021
The flagship program of the San Francisco-based organization is its residency series where artists from around the globe gather in a city, create art, and hold workshops with the public. They held GAP VII, or the seventh residency program, in Dakar, in 2018.
- Why the Coronavirus Crisis Will Expand America's Racial Wealth Gap
The full scope of the damage remains unclear, but researchers and labor force leaders say the financial pain caused by the crisis probably won’t be evenly distributed along racial lines.
- 9 Things to Know About the COVID-19 Stimulus Bills
The 10% early withdrawal penalty will be waived on aggregate distributions of up to $100,000 from certain workplace retirement plans and individual retirement accounts (IRAs) for COVID-19-related purposes. The individual can elect to pay the federal income tax on the distribution over 3 years or has the option to repay the distribution within a 3-year period to an eligible retirement plan.
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March 26 – April 08, 2020
- Self–Love in the Time of Coronavirus
The Coronavirus has introduced to the world a "new normal." Use this uncertain time to take care of your health, mind, body, and spirit.
- Creating Families Across Cultural Lines
Shandra and Michael Banutu–Gomez along with Tina Riley–Fatty of Philadelphia talked about the cultural–based issues that separate them from their soul mates. We also talked to Washington, D.C. area residents, American–born Arlene Adedeji, who recently separated from her Nigerian–born husband, and Egyptian–born Mohamed Khattab and his American–born wife, Venetta.
- The Tomb Of Niankhkhnum And Khnumhotep
Egyptologist Ahmed Moussa discovered the tomb of Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum at Saqqara, Egypt in 1964, during the excavation of the causeway for the pyramid of King Unas. It is the only tomb in the cemetery where men are displayed embracing and holding hands.
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March 12 – March 25, 2020
- Black Businesses Devalued Just As Are Black Homes
Specifically, the study reveals that highly rated businesses in Black neighborhoods (as measured by Yelp ratings) experience slower revenue growth than poorly rated businesses in otherwise similar neighborhoods.
- Welcome to Nigeria – Part II of II
Later, we visited the home of Timothy and Doris Adewumi. I was surprised that Timothy, a Christian, has multiple wives. "That is our tradition," was his response to my revelation. "Are you friends with the other wife?" I asked Doris.
- What's New with Port Of Harlem?
Giveaways, advertisers' promotion, top Instagram posts reported, and Smile.Amazon donations to the Port Of Harlem Gambian Education Partnership (POHGEP) are all happening in upcoming issues of Port Of Harlem.
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