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...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   RFQ Shortlist: Be Good Development Partners E Smith Legacy, Rose Rock, and Pivot Project Twenty20 Management (Tulsa Group)   Following the November 23 announcement to extend the deadline for submission for the Evans-Fintube redevelopment project, City and Tulsa and...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Joe Deere, the Cherokee Nation Councilor for District 13, which includes Tulsa, Catoosa and Owasso, has been named Grand Marshal of the 43rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Parade. He will be wearing purple...
www.bloomberg.com By Kanoko Matsuyama No, Smoking Marijuana Does Not Protect You From Covid-19 Cannabis compounds prevented the virus that causes Covid-19 from penetrating healthy human cells, according to a laboratory study published in the Journal of Nature Products. The two compounds commonly found in hemp...
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...
www.bet.com By Jamila Bey   Her office says the New York representative had gotten a booster shot last fall.   New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced that she tested positive for COVID-19. She was the fourth member of congress over the weekend to announce...
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...