Annual Thurgood Marshall College Fund Hosts Brunch Oct. 29, Honors Chris Paul

The Sphinx Educational found (SEF) and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) will host the 18th Annual SEF Thurgood Marshall College Fund Brunch Oct. 29, at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix (virtually and in-person). This year, Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul will receive the Thurgood Marshall Award of Merit during the event. The Thurgood…

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By Mike Dean The National Recreation and Park Ethnic Minority Society (NRPEMS) held its annual awards luncheon Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Renaissance Hotel in…

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5 Things To Do With Your First Paycheck

Getting your first paycheck is an exciting experience and an opportunity to kickstart your financial journey. Mapping out your short and long-term financial goals early on will allow you to build a strong foundation for your future. “That first paycheck is such a great moment…

Community Banking To Community Building

Juneteenth is a day like no other. It is both a celebration of freedom and a reminder ofthe work that still must be done to bring about a more equitable society. As we recognize Juneteenth this year, now is the…

Why The Habit Of Saving Is Key To Becoming Financially Healthier

Savings is a foundational piece to financial health since research has found that unexpected expenses, like car repairs, can become a hardship when people don’t have access to emergency savings funds. “When it comes to saving, the most important thing to…

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Deontay Wilder Set to Make Return to Ring Against ‘The Nordic Nightmare’

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr.Alabama NewsCenter When former heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder eventually looks back on Phase 2 of his fighting career, he expects he will have followed the mantra of Frank Sinatra. I did it my way. “Even in my first reign, a lot of it was my way,” the Tuscaloosa native said. “But this right…

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Still Rising, Enjoying Sisterhood 30 Years SISTERS OF THE VALLEY

Special to the informant Sisters of the valley is celebrating its 30th anniversary throughout 2022 during various social activities. This social club of more than 275 African-American women of varied ages evolved in February 1992 after a conversation between Muriel Hiller and Jan Jones, both of Scottsdale at that time. These two women – with…

 The Dream Continues Arizona MLK Seeks Noms 

The Arizona Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee, in collaboration with Arizona Opportunities Industrialization Center, City of Phoenix Equal Opportunity Department (EOD), and City of Phoenix Human Relations Commission (HRC), is still accepting nominations for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Calvin C. Goode “Lifetime Achievement” and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Living…

Merger Of Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, Arizona Grant makers Forum Official

Following unanimous approval by both boards of directors, the merger of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Arizona Grantmakers Forum is complete. Alliance Chief Executive Officer Kristen Merrifield will lead the combined organization, which will operate under the Alliance name for the immediate future. Arizona Grant makers Forum President and CEO Laurie Liles will become Chief Public Policy…

Police sued over wrongful arrest deny racial profiling claim

By Alanna Durkin Richer, The Associated Press  A Massachusetts police department whose officers are accused of wrongfully arresting a Black man while pursuing a White suspect said Aug. 5 that an outside investigation found no evidence of racial profiling. The town manager for Arlington, a Boston suburb, and its police chief said in an emailed statement…

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