Day: March 12, 2021

Health & Wellness

Making It Plain: What Black America Needs to Know About

By Darryl Sellers The new year has brought with it, more daunting challenges in the African American community’s fight against COVID-19. More transmissible variants of the coronavirus which have emerged are swiftly sweeping their way across the United States. This latest trend in the almost year-long pandemic is especially troubling for Black people who are […]readmore

Events

Keli Goff’s Crowning Achievements

Journalist/PoliticalCommentator/Pundit/Authorand Playwright on “The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls …” The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls is a world premiere play written by multiplatform storyteller Keli Goff.Broadway World described the play as “A collection of monologues in the tradition of For Colored Girls…, The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls […]readmore

Community News

Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) Speaks

Labor leaders and lawmakers are calling this one of the most important union elections in the history of the United States.Jamaal Bowman at a press briefing outside of the RWDSU Mid-South Council’s union hall in Birmingham, Alabama, March 5, said: “I want Amazon workers across the country to pay attention because you should be doing […]readmore

National News

The Real News Network’s With DANNY GLOVER on the Amazon

Background:One of the most historic union drives of our era is underway right now at the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, a southwestern majority Black or African-American suburb of Birmingham. Workers are fighting to unionize with the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union. After the National Labor Relations Board dismissed Amazon’s motions to delay […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On 3/11

WINTER/SPRING IN AMERICASHOW us the money! Evanston, IL! It is the first US city to pay cash reparations to its Black population. City has committed $10 million in payments to eligible Blacks, who will receive up to $25,000 for housing. Blacks who were victims of city’s redlining policies, dating back to the 40s, will be […]readmore

National News

H.R. 1 “For the People Act” Gives Power to the

The legislation supports the most disenfranchised of all Americans by giving them the constitutional and inalienable rights to make decisions based on their vote. In a nutshell, those rights will not be left up to local and state levels. It expands the due process to all Amricans, and removes the “multitude of restrictions” within the […]readmore

National News

American Rescue Plan Meets the Moment

Rep. Jeffries: The American Rescue Plan is meeting the moment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaccinations are up. Infections are down. $1,400 survival checks are on the way. This week, important gun violence prevention legislative measures voted on the floor is expected to pass with bipartisan support. America has 4% of the world’s population, 40% of the world’s guns. Because of loopholes that currently exist […]readmore