Day: August 13, 2021

Sports

Champions

Lauren Edmonds,Business Insider, IndiaAllyson Felix said her daughter gave her courage to keep racing despite critics who suggested motherhood would stop her from running at an elite level. Felix and the US women’s 4×400-meter relay team won gold over Poland by more than three and a half seconds on Saturday at the Tokyo Olympics, as the Associated Press reported. […]readmore

Health & Wellness

Boost the Immune System

University of MarylandMedical CenterWith the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infecting many, people are seeking to boost their immune systems. We definitely need our bodies’ defenses to be as strong as possible. How can this be done?Like the Army, the immune system is an intricate network of units that act together to combat invaders, in this case […]readmore

Community News

Prayer & Praise at Restoration

The United Clergy Coalition, under the leadership of Dr. Bishop’s Gerald Seabrooks (Senior pastor Rehoboth Cathedral) and Dr. Bishop Albert K. Jamison, Sr. The Senior pastor of Pleasant Grove Tabernacle. started a “Takin’ It to The Street” series of prayer of worship services. They have opened the church beyond the doors and are going out praying […]readmore

Black History

Book Examines ‘Unsung’ Civil Rights Heroine

Until There is Justice: The Life of Anna Arnold Hedgeman by Jennifer Scanlon is the first biography (published 2016) of the African-American civil rights leader who helped organize the 1963 march on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. A demanding feminist, devout Christian, and savvy grassroots civil rights organizer, Anna Arnold Hedgeman […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On – 8/12

NEW YORK, NYLEO DRAMA: On August 10, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation effective in 14 days. He said “I will step aside and let government get back to government” meaning the pandemic, economic recovery, and assorted problems. Personally, he has a laundry list of woes. Ouch! An independent investigation, ordered by the NYS Attorney […]readmore

Black History

Anna Arnold Hedgeman

By Emma Rothberg Through her work with various local and national organizations, Anna Arnold Hedgeman always fought for equal opportunity and respect, particularly for African American women. Throughout her long life, Hedgeman advocated for civil rights, education, social justice, poverty relief, and women.  Anna Arnold Hedgeman was born on July 5, 1899 to Mary Ellen Parker […]readmore