Wednesday, August 12, 2020
By: Matthew Jacobs Entertainment Reporter, The Huffington Post Having expanded to theaters nationwide at the start of the month, “Hidden Figures” is the perfect antidote to the doldrums of January moviegoing. It’s breezy but powerful, and its PG rating invites...
www.theroot.com President-elect Donald Trump will reportedly mark the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by meeting with the namesake son of America’s most brilliant civil rights icon.  As per usual, the meeting is to take place at New York City’s Trump Tower...
www.theroot.com By: Angela Helm@anjiihelm Bishop Eddie Long, the embattled pastor of Georgia megachurch, New Birth Missionary Baptist, has died from an “aggressive form of cancer” according to the church. He was 63 years old. New Birth issued a statement to the Atlanta Journal...
BY: Pastor Anthony Scott First Baptist Church North Tulsa In June 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote his book entitled, Why We Can’t Wait, in which he chronicled the momentum turning events that occurred during the Civil Rights Movement and...
 www.theguardian.com Bryan Armen Graham in New York @bryanagraham   Ice Cube can think of at least one good reason why people will pay to watch retired NBA stars play 3-on-3 basketball. “Summer’s boring as shit,” the rapper and film actor, born O’Shea Jackson, said...
By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer   The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has sent 14 African-American astronauts into space over the decades, however, Dr. Jeanette Epps will make spaceflight history in May 2018 when she will become the first African-American to board...
By: Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Charlie Wilson has done it all when it comes to being one of the top of the R/B Legends, he is one of-if not the number 1 hit-maker and songwriter in the current R/B/ and...
  www.blackthen.com One of the most pernicious allegations made against the African-American people was that our slave ancestors were either exceptionally “docile” or “content and loyal,” thus explaining their purported failure to rebel extensively So, did African-American slaves rebel? Of course they...
  www.vibe.com A firefighter from New York state was charged with a single count of second-degree arson Tuesday (Dec. 6) for burning his own house down. Jason Stokes, of Endicott N.Y., blamed Black Lives Matter members after he randomly set the home...
  www.heart.org Heart disease is the  No. 1 killer for all Americans, and stroke is also a leading cause of death. As frightening as those statistics are the risks of getting those diseases are even higher for African-Americans. The good news is,...
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