Education History Uncategorized

BLACK ADOPTIONS

BLACK ADOPTIONS Two sets of twin siblings have found their everlasting homes after being adopted on the same day by a Cincinnati, Ohio, Black couple. Karen and Tobias Thompson of Hamilton County consented to foster Wilmya and William, Karen’s now-14-year-old niece and nephew, about five years ago. Tobias pushed his wife to bring the children’s Read More…

Agriculture Business Food Uncategorized

Black Farmers

Black Farmers Black farmers to the rescue! Ricky Dollison is a fourth-generation Black farmer who is also the owner of Dollison Farms housed in Poulan, GA, reports Black Business. In true entrepreneurial fashion, Dollison also owns Warrior Creek Premium Meats — a resource hub for responsibly raised, antibiotic-free sausage, bacon, ground beef, ribeye steaks, chicken Read More…

Education International National News State Uncategorized

MARIJUANA

MARIJUANA Marijuana Laws by State What is Marijuana Decriminalization? Marijuana decriminalization eliminates criminal penalties, such as extended incarceration for possession of smaller amounts of cannabis. The typical penalties for people caught possessing marijuana within decriminalized limits (these limits may be anywhere from 10 to 100 grams depending on the state’s laws) are fines, usually a Read More…

Religion Uncategorized

AME CHURCH RECORDER

AME CHURCH RECORDER.  On the Edge of Ignorance and Knowing: Black Preaching and the Black Church Are We In Trouble? Recently, a video of Pastor Marvin Winans of Perfecting Church, Detroit MI., while preaching in Independence Kentucky, to a predominantly white congregation made willfully ignorant, damaging, and completely false statements about the legitimacy of the Read More…

Politics Uncategorized

Committee Week

Committee week, in Florida Capital – Festival of Ignorance. It’s all about sparing white people’s feelings, y’all. Legislators came to town for the autumn ritual of political harlotry they call “committee week.” Tallahassee’s collective IQ dropped by a good 60 points. That’s bad, but what they propose doing to Florida is worse. Seems Sen. Joe Read More…

Education History Uncategorized Youth In Action

HBCU

HBCU Student Mikayla Harris Earns $15K Astronaut Scholarship, Mikayla Harris, an African American student from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, is one of the winners of the prestigious Astronaut Scholarship Foundation award. She received $15,000 in scholarship awards, among others. Harris, who is a senior from the School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Read More…

History New Books Uncategorized

Black Descendant of 4th U.S. President James Madison

Black Descendant of 4th U.S. President James Madison Publishes Book About His Black Family. Santa Fe, NM — Dr. Bettye Kearse, retired pediatrician and black descendant of President James Madison, is the author of the award-winning book The Other Madisons: The Lost History of A President’s Black Family (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020). In recounting the struggles, perseverance, and Read More…