07-04-2022  5:48 am   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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Last year, Boseman passed away after a private battle with colon cancer at 43. Shortly after his passing, students began a petition to rename the fine arts college in his honor.

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Former President Barack Obama and actor Eva Longoria are joining a social media chat next week about COVID-19 vaccines and the pandemic’s effects on women, particularly women of color.

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Prom send-offs have become a rite of passage for many Black girls in which their communities celebrate the girls as they take one of many symbolic steps on their journey toward womanhood.

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Paul Mooney, the comedian who wrote episodes of “Sanford and Son,” “Good Times,” and “The Richard Pryor Show,” has died at the age of 79.

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Rashad was a theater acting major at Howard, graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s in fine arts in 1970. She then began her career on Broadway before moving on to play Clair Huxtable on the groundbreaking 1980’s hit sitcom “The Cosby Show.”

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The duo set out to create a network of African American women that would provide meaningful and beneficial relationships. They found it difficult to organically network with people over a typical networking event, so they got creative.

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What a beautiful way to celebrate motherhood!

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Edwina “Curlie” Justus made a name for herself in the 1970s, making history as the first Black woman to become a train engineer for the Union Pacific Railroad.

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Photo pulled from Nuture Well Center Website 

Dr. Margaret Towolawi offers a large array of services that include physical and lifestyle health, and a supportive community.

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“I’m a Father First,” an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization geared towards helping local boys who come from single-parent homes or may not have a father present in the home. 

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