Day: January 28, 2021

Arts-Theater

Artist Al Johnson’s Gifts

Al Johnson is the consummate artist. His work ranges from the figurative to the expressionistic to the abstract and more. He is a fine artist, a commercial artist, a draftsman, a portraitist. He is beyond category.His work is exhibited throughout the world, including Tokyo, China, London and Japan. And his work is here.The Queens native […]readmore

Health & Wellness

Dr. Vanessa Northington Gamble

She traces historical links between the 1918 epidemic and Covid 19 in African American Communities Dr. Vanessa Northington Gamble, University Professor of Medical Humanities and Professor of American Studies at The George Washington University, is a physician and historian of medicine, is one of the most influential spokespersons for equal access to quality medical care […]readmore

National News

FIRST BLACK TO LEAD U.S. ANTI-DRUG EFFORTS

by Joe GonzalezThis week a stunning history making event took place. It was the appointment of the first Black to lead the United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The appointee is D. Christopher Evans, a career DEA Agent.Special Agent Evans began his thirty-year DEA career in 1992 in the Washington D.C. Field […]readmore

Health & Wellness

COVID-19: Have You Figured out Face Masks Yet?

By Glenn EllisTriceEdneyWire.comWill the vaccine slow down the rate of transmission of Covid-19?This is one of the key questions that scientists will be seeking to answer over coming weeks. The vaccines now being administered are designed to protect people from severe side-effects of the disease. They were not developed to block transmission of the virus. […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On

AMERICA, AMERICAA new Sheriff started running the United States on January 20. We call him President Joseph Biden whose deputy is Madame Vice President Kamala Harris, the nation’s first Indo/African VEEP. They won the election, the popular vote and the electoral college vote. Arguably one of the cleanest elections in US history. People are dancing […]readmore

National News

Legislation to Fight the Climate Crisis and Promote Clean Energy

Congresswomen Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) and Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) reintroduced a bill to create the first federal program to build 100-percent clean energy microgrids to power critical infrastructure for communities and protect against extreme weather events and power shut-offs.  The Energy Resilient Communities Act prioritizes energy equity and environmental justice by amplifying grant applications […]readmore

National News

Vice President Harris Used 2 Bibles

Vice President Harris used two Bibles to be sworn in on Jan. 20, USA TODAY reported. One Bible belonged to the late civil rights icon and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, who helped inspire her career path. The second Bible belonged to family friend Regina Shelton, whom Harris called a “second mother” to her and her sister. “Mrs. Shelton […]readmore

Black History

August Wilson Stamp Dedicated

The 44th Black Heritage Forever Stamp honoring late playwright August will be dedicated today Thursday, January 28, 2021 on the Postal Service Facebook and Twitter pages. For more information, visit usps.com/blackheritage-augustwilson. Among other awards for numerous plays, Wilson won seven New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards and a Tony Award, for 1987’s “Fences”; and two Pulitzer Prizes, for “Fences” […]readmore