Sunday, June 20, 2021
www.blackamericaweb.com By Aaron Eaton     Diddy just got a step closer to owning the Carolina Panthers. Along with Warriors guard Steph Curry and a small group of investors, Diddy is partnering with billionaire Michael Rubin to purchase the football team which is estimated to be worth $2.3...
www.theroot.com     As I am writing this, thousands of school-age children are walking out of classrooms all across the country to protest U.S. politicians’ unwillingness to enact commonsense gun control. The nationwide demonstration is being hailed as a groundbreaking act of...
www.blackamericaweb.com     Families of two people killed by package bombs left on their doorsteps in Austin knew each other and were connected through local activism in the black community, a civic leader said Tuesday. But it was not clear how they...
www.npr.org By LAUREL WAMSLEY     If National Geographic's April issue was going to be entirely devoted to the subject of race, the magazine decided it had better take a good hard look at its own history. Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg asked John Edwin Mason, a professor...
www.latimes.com By ROBIN ABCARIAN   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXem5-xidaI   America asks a lot of its first couples. Fairly or not, they become national marital role models. We don't really care if they have separate bedrooms, but we do expect them to demonstrate a certain amount of mutual...
www.blackamericawaeb.com Diannah Watson, BlackAmericaWeb.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNFqMx0gY7I Rapper Craig Mack, known for being the start of Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment label, has died at the age of 46. The Daily News reports that Mack suffered heart failure at a hospital near his home in Walterboro, S.C. Monday, March 12. Mack...
www.blackamericaweb.com     Is there a pattern of racist behavior in public school classrooms across America? I’m not an alarmist, nor an expert in polling, and even though this may be a small sampling, it’s still worth considering these critical facts: Last week, a...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   On Thursday March 15 to Sunday, March 18, 2018 over 700 members of the nation’s oldest African American Greek-lettered organization and one of the premier service organizations in the world, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated®, will...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren today announced the naming of the Department of African and African American Studies in honor of longtime educator and civil rights leader Clara Luper, who made many contributions to...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Ariel Edwards-Levy and Amanda Terkel     More than 1 million Democrats in Texas turned out to vote Tuesday, the strongest turnout for the state party in a midterm primary since 2002.  Turnout rose from the 2014 midterms in both parties ― Republicans,...