Oct 20, 2021 Entertainment

EXCLUSIVE: Biden Administration Announces Executive Order To Close Educational Gap And Bring Equity For Black Americans

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Tuesday (October 19) that seeks to begin the work needed to address and end racial inequalities in American education and, as a result, provide economic opportunities. The administration has directed a working group…

Oct 18, 2021 Entertainment

Seattle School Cancels Halloween Parade, Claiming It ‘Marginalizes’ Students Of Color | National

There won't be a Halloween parade for Seattle Public Schools this year because of the impact it has on marginalized students of color who don't celebrate the holiday, Seattle Times Report. School district officials said the pandemic played no role…

Oct 18, 2021 Entertainment

Ahmaud Arbery Mother’s Speaks Out As Murder Trial Begins | National

Jury selection begins Monday for three Georgia men accused of murder of Ahmaud Arbery, more than a year and a half later he was shot while walking in a neighborhood near his home. Arbery's mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, has long said…

Oct 18, 2021 Entertainment

Colin Powell, First Black Secretary of State, Dies At 84 Of COVID Complications

Colin Powell, the first African American to serve as the US Secretary of State, who was also a four-star US Army general and the first African American chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, died on Monday from complications of…

Oct 17, 2021 Entertainment

Black Louisiana Trooper Accuses Bosses Of Retaliation For Speaking Out About Motorist’s Beating Death | NEWS

Karl Cavalier He says his pending termination by the Louisiana State Police Department is retaliation for his criticism of how his department handled a deadly 2019 traffic stop. According to NBC NewsThe 33-year-old Cavalier said on Friday (October 15) that…

Oct 16, 2021 Entertainment

Ally, DC Comics Launch Initiative To Support Diverse Writers | News

friend The Bank is launching an innovative program with WarnerMedia and DC Comics to support and upgrade black and diverse writers and artists within the comic book industry. program, milestone initiative, as announced by the co-founders on Saturday (16 October)…

Oct 15, 2021 Entertainment

Howard University Receives Largest-Ever Alumni Donation | National

Philanthropic Couple and Howard University Alums Eddy And c sylvia brown Largest alumni donation ever to HBCU. according to a Press release, Brown pledged $5 million that would be allocated toward graduate retention access to Continuing Excellence (GRACE), a need-based…

Oct 15, 2021 Entertainment

Predominantly Black Michigan City Engulfed In Lead Water Crisis Reminiscent of Flint

Another predominantly black Michigan city has been warned about toxic drinking water - just seven years after the Flint water crisis. on 14 October, Governor Gretchen Whitmer Three years after the first reports of high levels of lead in tap…

Oct 15, 2021 Entertainment

Black Couple Awarded $75K By Louisville In Racial Profiling Case…But There’s An Annoying Catch | National

The city of Louisville has agreed to pay $75,000 to a black couple who they say were removed from their car by police and searched because of their race and that they were driving a fine vehicle. According to Luciville…

Oct 15, 2021 Entertainment

Florida Police Charge Man For Murdering Two Mothers In Separate Incidents Within A Week

St. Petersburg Police on Wednesday (October 13) accused a man, who was already behind bars in connection with the murder of another 35-year-old woman. Ken KnightA spokesman for the St Petersburg Police Department said investigators did not believe the shooting…