Archive | November, 2016

More minorities buying guns following Donald Trump’s election

26 Nov



More minorities have armed themselves in the weeks following the election, shopping for guns and attending weapons classes in record numbers, gun sellers and advocates said. Read more:

Two black women embrace their chance to be hockey role models for black girls

26 Nov


Two black female hockey players,Kelsey Koelzer and Sarah Nurse, a forward at Wisconsin, are two of college hockey’s top players and rising stars in their national-team programs. With increased visibility, they recognize their capacity to motivate a generation of young girls from similar backgrounds. Read more:


Oldest remaining Tuskegee Airman, Willie N. Rogers , dies at 101

24 Nov


We have lost another one, another hero, another example of excellence, we have lost another Tuskegee Airmen. God bless his soul. Read more:

So, Ben Carson may serve in a Trump administration after all?

24 Nov



49074843-cachedWhat is up with Dr. Ben Carson? Just a week after leading many of us to believe that he may have a little common sense to go along with his book sense by saying that he wouldn’t serve in a Trump administration because he didn’t have the experience of leading a federal agency he seems to have put himself back in the running again for a spot in a Trump administration. Read more:

James Means, Unarmed 15 year old black teen killed by white man who claims he felt threatened

24 Nov
It’s happened again!
15 year old James Means was shot and killed by a white man who claimed that he felt threatened. Turns out that Means was unarmed an

d that his murderer was banned from carrying a gun due to domestic violence issues. Read more:

Keith Ellison formally announces his bid for DNC Chair

21 Nov

428163_10150561371852060_1026054672_nCongressman Keith Ellison (Minn) has formally announced his bid to run for chair of the Democratic National Committee. Read more here:

‘Doc McStuffins’ renewed for a 5th season

21 Nov


Disney Junior has ordered a fifth season of its beloved and critically acclaimed series “Doc McStuffins,” which will bring more stories of Doc, a girl who aspires to be a doctor just like her mom. Read more:

LeBron James contributes $2.5 million to Smithsonian Muhammad Ali display

21 Nov

NBA: New York Knicks at Cleveland CavaliersThe Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture announced today that LeBron James will give $2.5 million to support the museum and its presentation titled “Muhammad Ali: A Force for Change.” Read more:

Congressman John Lewis wins National Book Award

21 Nov


Congressman John Lewis can now add another accolade to his long and distinguished civil rights/political career. He has won a National Book Award. Read more:

New Documentary: Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

21 Nov

screen-shot-2016-11-01-at-11-49-52-am-610x250d multi-Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities is the first and only feature documentary an platform project to research, gather, and share a rich mosaic of stories that relay the history of HBCUs. Read more and watch the trailer here: