Tempe: Perfect MEI Score

The City of Tempe was honored by the Human Rights Campaign for its perfect score of 100 in the 2021 Municipal Equality Index (MEI). The MEI measures inclusive policies for the LGBTQ community. The City of Tempe has earned a perfect score of 100 since 2014. The MEI examines how inclusive municipal laws, policies, and…

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State Of Pure Growth

Pure FarmlandTM recognized TigerMountain Foundation (TMF) in Phoenix, Ariz. for its positive local impact with a check donation of $15,000. The contribution is part of the…

A Long lasting Legacy

Rev. Bernard Black Dies At Age 94 By Informant Staff Dr. Rev. Bernard Black, 94, of Phoenix, died Nov. 23, in his home. He was…

A Black Happy Thanksgiving 2021

African Americans and other communities of color across the United States of America will spend the traditional Thanksgiving holidays this year with multiple perspectives ranging…

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Owning a Home: Guidance from Your Local Home Lending Advisor

Are you considering buying your first home, but unsure where to start? Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial decisions a person can make, and the path to ownership may feel confusing for many first-time buyers. Thankfully, it…

Starting And Scaling A Small Business As A Minority Entrepreneur

Ever dreamed of owning your own business? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re among more than 60 percent of Americans with the same aspiration. There are plenty of resources to support you in making that dream a reality,…

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Korn Ferry Qualifier Concludes Monday Bright and early Thursday morn- ing in Savannah, Ga., 149 golfers entered the Final Stage Qualifying Tournament. The 72-holes tour- nament would culminate with the top 40 golfers receiving full exempt status cards for the 2022 Korn Ferry Tour. Because of inclement weather during the second round on Friday, the finish was…

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Tennessee State Awards Arizona Students

Special to the Informant October was an exciting month for students at surrounding schools in Phoenix. Ne’Lexia Galloway partnered with Tennessee State University the week of Oct. 11, to bring scholarships to the students in Phoenix Union and Tempe Union school districts. Tennessee State University is a historically Black college and university (HBCU) looking at…

CDC Has New Disease Forecasting Center

NNPA Newswire The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced a new center designed to advance the use of forecasting and outbreak analytics in public health decision making. In a news release, officials said the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics will bring together next-generation public health data, expert disease modelers, public health emergency…

Tempe vs Apache Junction

GAME OF THE WEEK By Shelby Thryll Hill It was Senior Night at Tempe High and all across the state of Arizona. We applaud, congratulate and thank all you Seniors for your four years of hard work, dedication and unwavering school spirit. Tempe’s stadium decorated with balloons and streamers to celebrate their last home game…

Paying homage to Black servicemen & women for Veterans Day

Black soldiers have participated in every U.S. war, which makes Veterans Day all the more special for the throngs of individuals who have served in the military. Black soldiers know the true meaning of sacrifice as many have fought for a country that had a history of denying them certain inalienable rights and freedoms while…

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