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Energizing St. Croix, U.S.V.I: A Talk with Entrepreneur Brian Montgomery

Very few people realize just how closely tied the United States and the Virgin Islands (USVI), are. For example, as a U.S. territory, no passport is needed to visit any of the three main is-lands of St. John, St. Thomas, or St. Croix. Many have chosen to take advantage of this unique situation – transforming …

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Full STEM ahead: Army invests in science-savvy force

Written by Devon L. Suits, Army News Service WASHINGTON (Army News Service) — Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, young Aisha Haynes had to answer the same tough question every high school student eventually has to answer: What do you want to be when you grow up? The answer arrived during a summer camp program, …

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Harlem Times Talks About Women Experience

Harlem Times spoke exclusively with women who attended the Women’s March on Washington. Here is what they shared. Anahi Angelone, owner of Corner Social and Angel of Harlem organized a group called Harlem Heelz to make the trip. “We organized it. Tren’ness Woods-Black (owner of Sylvia’s Restaurant), Nikoa Evans-Hendricks, and myself. We organized buses to …

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What They See Is What They’ll Be….100 Black Men, Inc.

The Civil-Rights Movement was in its infancy in 1954 when Robert Mangnum became the youngest person, at 32, and the second black person to be named a deputy police commissioner in New York City. Mangnum was committed to “justice for all.” In February 1958, Police Commissioner Stephen P. Kennedy reprimanded him for “impulsive and improper …

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Brigadier General Patrick W. Burden from Picatinny Arsenal on Leadership and Careers in the Military

As the Joint Center of Excellence for Armaments and Munitions for the Department of Defense, Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey is responsible for the research, development, acquisition, and life cycle management of advanced conventional weapon systems and advanced ammunition. Brigadier General Patrick W. Burden is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps at Picatinny Arsenal, responsible for the …

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AABE Entrepreneur Member and Charlotte Based SEWW Energy Named to Newly Established President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa

Charlotte, NC based energy entity SEWW Energy is pleased to announce that its President and CEO, Kevon Makell has been named to the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA). The newly formed committee will advise President Barack Obama on strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and Africa. SEWW Energy is one …

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Immigrant Children: A Special Lens for the Immigration Situation

Immigration is a situation, not a problem. After all, the very nature of immigration means that people’s lives are in a mixed state of present stress and hope for a better future. Questions of identity weave in and out of the topic. Immigrants have to leave the patriotic pride of their former home and their …

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