Monday, January 25, 2021
www.thegrio.com By Cortney Wills Vanessa Bryant took the stage at the memorial for her husband, Kobe Bryant, and daughter, Gigi Bryant. Dressed in a gorgeous black dress, she took several deep breaths before she began to speak. She spoke about her 13-year-old daughter in great detail,...
www.cdc.gov   Sex trafficking is a type of human traffickingexternal icon and is a form of modern day slavery.  It is a serious public health problem that negatively affects the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Human trafficking occurs when a trafficker exploits...
www.time.com PHOTOGRAPHS BY PARI DUKOVIC FOR TIME   Gen Xers graduated as 9/11 changed the world forever. Millennials graduated into a job market decimated by the Great Recession. Now, in 2020, Gen Z could very well be renamed Generation Pandemic. The young adults...
www.today.com By Morgan Radford and Scott Stump The "Sisters of the Movement" are pushing for concrete changes in policing they hope will prevent other families from feeling the pain they have endured. They spoke to TODAY's Morgan Radford. It's a sisterhood born...
www.blackdoctor.org   Those with sickle cell suffer from episodes of sudden and severe pain, known as pain crises. It’s usually excruciating pain in both adults and children. But if that’s not enough, those with sickle cell also have to deal with issues...
www.forbes.com By Tommy Beer   BET founder Robert Johnson argued Monday that “now is the time” for white America to acknowledge damages resulting from slavery, and for the U.S. Government to provide reparations in the sum of a $14 trillion wealth transfer to help...
www.msn.com By Matt Webb Mitovich   BET on Tuesday announced a programming series that will address systemic racism, the violence faced by Black people in America and solutions to help move the country forward. The announced slate — which includes a presidential forum to...
www.abcnewsgo.com By LIBBY CATHEY Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings will lie in state in National Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, ahead of a funeral service. There will be a public viewing in the two-story chamber following a formal ceremony for members of Congress,...
www.yahoosports.com By Jason Owens,Yahoo Sports     Prosecutors in Pittsburgh are declining to investigate a sexual assault claim made against New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown related to the civil suit filed against him by a fitness trainer, citing a statute of limitations. The Allegheny...
www.bet.com By Paul Meara     Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson were both young, Black, and living in the Dallas-Fort Worth area when they were gunned down by police officers in their own homes. Jean, 28, was killed on September 6 of last year and Jefferson,...
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