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Who is Kandace Crystal?

A Catalyst for Change, that’s who! Kandace Crystal (she/her) is an Actor, Director, Producer, & Florida State alum from Miami, FL. As Artistic Director of American History Theatre and Associate Artistic Director of Trinity Theatre Company, Kandace implemented an online discussion series examining historical American events on the mental health of marginalized communities.  With Trinity,

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Former Champs Craig Hodges, Zina Garrison Talk Sports Activism With Scoop Jackson

Negro League Baseball and Black College (now known as HBCU) sports would have been totally omitted from American sports history had it not been for journalists of color and minority publications. Outlets such as the Amsterdam News, Afro American, Atlanta Daily World, Pittsburgh Courier, and Jet Magazine made legends athletes who were afterthoughts in mainstream

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The Guardians of the Community

San Diego Guardian’s power-forward Iso Kane, visits Rady’s patient Anthony Nunez and his brother Joseph Nunez upon Anthony’s return home. After 11 surgeries in 13 years, Anthony was ready for some hoop downtime. Anthony’s love for basketball was energized with a wonderful hoop visit by Iso Kane who wanted to show off his moves but

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Pandemic Pot: How Marijuana Went Mainstream in the Year of Covid-19 

DENVER — As the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic descended on Colorado in November, gatherings were limited and restaurants closed to sustain social distance. However, pot shops remained open. Recently at The Green Solution, a brightly lit dispensary in Denver, there wasn’t a sense of urgency. Nor were there any crowds. That’s a far

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Cryptocurrency tries to fill in during Zimbabwe’s cash shortages

Long, winding lines in front of banks are a daily occurrence in Zimbabwe due to rampant cash shortages in the southern African nation. Since the coronavirus hit the country in March, COVID-19 restrictions have forced depositors to queue early to withdraw only 1,000 ZWL (Zimbabwe dollars) weekly, per central bank regulations, which translated to $3.11

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