Wednesday, January 19, 2022
www.secondacts.bulletin.com By Ron Clairborne   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i30SdcfEpSE In 2020, in the wake of George Floyd's murder in Minneapolis, Lift Every Voice and Sing was played before the season opener of every pro football game.   Some people call it an anthem. Others say it's a hymn....
www.ebony.com By Tanya Christian   On Monday, as the world commemorated the enduring legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Vice President Kamala Harris used the occasion to call attention to voting rights. King motivated the masses to fight for...
www.washingtonpost.com By Emmanuel Felton, John D. Harden and Kevin Schaul   New York, Los Angeles and Chicago are becoming less Black as African Americans leave the cities that drew their elders In the late 1940s, Thomas Johnson had a choice to make. After a...
www.akashicbooks.com     “Thomas’s interviews demand careful reading by all who want to expose racism, hold police accountable, and create an American society that practices social justice.” —Library Journal, STARRED Review “Activist and former NBA player Thomas follows up his 2018 interview collection, We Matter, with...
www.afrotech.com By Bernadette Giacomazzo   About a year ago, Google fired their star artificial intelligence (AI) researcher. Now, she’s bounced back with a firm of her own that received $3.7 million in funding from the MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Kapor Center, Open...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   A collection series of art curated by Black Pearl Diamonds Publishing in association with The Greenwood Gallery.   CNOTE RS WILSON, curator, author, poet, writer, actor, lyricist, music producer, and publisher is bringing a collection of art, bridging...
www.cnn.com By Brandon Griggs, CNN     Sidney Poitier, whose elegant bearing and principled onscreen characters made him Hollywood's first Black movie star and the first Black man to win the best actor Oscar, has died. He was 94.Clint Watson, press secretary for...
www.newyorker.com By Charlayne Hunter-Gault   The archbishop was a consistent voice for nonviolent social change, campaigning against apartheid, advocating for gay rights, and speaking out against the Iraq War.   There are times in my life—in many lives—when multiple identities come into play. I...
www.globalgrind.com     https://globalgrind.com/4933898/the-20-greatest-black-christmas-songs-of-all-time/
www.theblackwallstreettimes.com By Nate Morris   Leanna Crutcher, the mother of Terence Crutcher, consistently sought to uplift those around her. When her son was killed by a Tulsa Police Officer in 2016, Leanna transformed her pain into purpose. She worked alongside her daughter,...