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Day: <span>May 20, 2021</span>

SENATOR KEVIN PARKER SPEAKS

Climate Change is City and State Game-ChangerCandidate for Comptroller, City of New York (Pt. II of II) Senator Parker sits on the State Senate’s Telecommunications and Energy Committee for the past 18 years, with the last two, as chair. He’s served on the Committee longer than anyone else, and run it longer than anyone else. […]readmore

Anna Maria Horsford Speaks

Look Back for Inspiration to Move (and Give) Forward (3 of 4) Anna Maria Horsford’s two-hour OTP interview, a pleasant and uplifting journey, explored as much about the actress’ life as our own. We mused on shared objectives and life experiences. She informed us of her personal work in counselling artists, and efforts to keep […]readmore

Black Women Leaders Declare ‘State of Emergency for Vote on

Set for vote by Senate Committee this week, she would be the first woman to head the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division By Hazel Trice Edney(TriceEdneyWire.com) – A coalition of organizations led by some of the most powerful Black women in America this week called for the immediate vote on the confirmation of civil rights lawyer […]readmore

‘Underground Railroad’ A Reflection On Black Pain

Eric Duggan of National Public RadioThere has been a lot of discussion in pop culture circles about the depictions of Black pain in recent films and TV shows; I’ll engage that debate more fully later. But, for me, The Underground Railroad mostly earns the right to deploy such terrible, emotionally devastating moments. These depictions enable […]readmore

A Timeline of the Life of Visionary Leader, Malcolm X

1925May 19: Malcolm X is born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska, the fourth of Earl and Louise Little’s seven children. Earl, a Baptist minister, is a follower of Marcus Garvey’s black nationalism and serves as Omaha chapter president of Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association. Louise Little serves as the division secretary. 1926December: The Littles leave Omaha […]readmore

What’s Going On – 5/20

OUR TROUBLED WORLD CONFLICTS: A year ago, the world had a common enemy, the coronavirus pandemic. Everywhere, people were quarantined, living in the unknown about how much devastation and for how long. Today, while most nations are recovering from the pandemic, two countries, Israel and Ethiopia are engaged in war. The week-old Israeli/Palestinian conflict dominates […]readmore

“LIBATION 2021” – The Opening Ceremony for the INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN

“HAMSINI NI DHAHABU” – Swahili for Fifty is Gold – is the theme for the 50th Annual International African Arts Festival, Brooklyn’s premier cultural event, which will return live this summer. LIBATION 2021, the Festival’s opening ceremony – Takes place on Saturday, June 5th, from 4pm to 8pm at RESTORATION PLAZA AMPHITHEATRE / TENT, 1368 […]readmore

Concerns Raised After Biden’s Administration Approves $735 Million Weapons Sale

By Victor Omondi,yourblackworld.netThe Biden’s administration has called for the immediate cessation of fire over the Hamas-Israeli conflict. However, it maintains that Israel has the right to defend itself against the terrorist organization, and in a recent decision, has approved the sale of $735 million worth of weapons to Israel. The proposed firearm sale that threatens […]readmore