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Black-Owned Construction Company Builds Affordable Housing To Fight Against Gentrification In Atlanta

Black-Owned Construction Company Builds Affordable Housing To Fight Against Gentrification In Atlanta

H.J. Russell & Co., an Atlanta-based Black-owned construction firm, and its sister real estate development arm, Russell New Urban Development L.L.C., are fighting against gentrification in one of the nation's largest cities for African Americans. The company has allocated $22.3 million to complete 210 affordable housing units in Atlanta to cater to low income families, […]

Cyntoia Brown Will Be Coming Home Next Week

Cyntoia Brown Will Be Coming Home Next Week

Cyntoia Brown will finally be released from the Tennessee Prison for Women next week after serving 15 years of a life sentence for a 2004 murder, according to USA Today. Eight months after Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted her clemency, Brown will walk free next Wednesday. Brown was 16 year-old when she was convicted for […]

Mississippi Frat Brothers Face Civil Rights Violation For Posing In Front Of Vandalized Emmett Till Memorial w/Guns

Mississippi Frat Brothers Face Civil Rights Violation For Posing In Front Of Vandalized Emmett Till Memorial w/Guns

Three University of Mississippi students have been suspended from their fraternity house and face possible investigation by the Department of Justice after posing with guns in front of a bullet-riddled sign honoring slain civil rights icon Emmett Till. One of the students posted a photo to his private Instagram account in March showing the trio […]