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To revitalize Crenshaw, Nipsey bought a fish market and a Fatburger—and uplifted local business owners by preaching the importance of ownership.
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They chanted “Black power!” and carried signs demanding reparations for the violence that occurred 100 years ago.
A Black employee is suing the oganization after he says he was demoted and put in a position that paid about half what he'd been making.
For decades Black organisers have created hubs of friendship and opportunity.
Warlords, mafias, and serious failures of governance have all combined to turn Lebanon into a dumping ground for hazardous chemicals, just like those that caused a devastating explosion in Beirut last summer.
London-based social enterprise Stories On Our Plate teaches refugees, former refugees, and asylum seekers cooking techniques, as well as the practical skills needed to run a food business.
“The ‘Blue Wall of Silence’ is so real and so pervasive that people outside of it don’t have a clue of what it’s like,” one former officer told VICE News.