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Covid-19 Update 11/23/2020

Daily Update:

Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths.

Total positive cases (cumulative)276,500
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative)271,557
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative)4,943
Newly reported cases6,353
Newly reported confirmed cases6,070
Newly reported probable cases283

Newly reported cases detail

Newly reported deaths24

Newly reported deaths detail

Tennessee Teen Becomes Youngest Student To Attend Clark Atlanta University

Black youth are making historic moves in the realm of academia. According to HBCU Buzz, 16-year-old Emory Pruitt recently began her college journey at Clark Atlanta University, making her the youngest student in the HBCU’s 155-year history to attend the school.

Pruitt—who hails from Hendersonville, Tennessee—enrolled at CAU during the Fall 2020 semester when she was 15 years old.… Read more

Universal Music Group Launches Music Internship Program For HBCU Students

Universal Music Group is investing in the futures of HBCU students who aspire to pursue careers in the realm of music. According to Rolling Stone, the global music corporation has teamed up with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund for the creation of an internship program designed for students who attend historically Black colleges and universities.

The initiative is a collaborative effort being led by the nonprofit and the company’s Task Force for Meaningful Change.… Read more

Stephen Curry’s Company Inks Podcast Production Deal With Audible

NBA star Stephen Curry is expanding his imprint in the media and entertainment industry. According to Deadline, the Golden State Warriors player recently inked a first-look deal with Audible.

The partnership is through Unanimous Media; a multimedia production company Curry co-founded that is centered on the creation of content related to family, faith and sports.… Read more

Marlon Wayans Donates Computers To Harlem Children In Need

The digital divide is a longstanding issue that has been exacerbated by the global pandemic. As more schools make the transition to solely online instruction, due to the spike in coronavirus cases, actor and comedian Marlon Wayans is ensuring students from underserved communities are equipped with the tools needed to continue learning. Wayans recently donated computers to children in Harlem.

According to a study conducted by the Pew Research Center, 59 percent of parents with lower incomes say their children will likely face digital barriers when it comes to completing schoolwork.… Read more

KMOJ-FM 89.9 LAUNCHES THE STATE’S FIRST URBAN HIP-HOP STATION

               

September 20, 2017

 KMOJ-FM 89.9 LAUNCHES THE STATE’S FIRST URBAN HIP-HOP STATION

 The New Urban Hip-Hop sound heats up the Minneapolis-St. Paul airwaves today at Noon and in the process logging another first for The Center for Communication and Development/ KMOJ-FM and HD1.

CCD/KMOJ-FM 89.9 is on the air with KMOJ HD2, The Ice. The new HD Channel, found at KMOJ-FM 89.9 HD2, is Minnesota’s first Urban Hip-Hop format. The Ice will also present Public Affairs programming in keeping with its community radio FCC license.… Read more