For decades, the Black Baptist church has been leading the Black communities when it came to matters of race, community issues and - yes - politics. But this time around, there was more silence than support for candidates in the 2020 election season. What made Black Baptist preachers ease their endorsements, lowering the boom of voices they began establishing in America more than 200 years ago?
Here is a list of who is in, and who is still in the running.
If there was ever more of a need to stress the importance of hunkering down this winter, it is now, because Texas has become the first state to surpass a million Coronavirus cases in the United States last week, as the country battled a third wave of new infections and recorded over 100,000 infections three times in less than a week.
You didn’t believe us when we told you that we were coming to get you. We are going to take control of our destinies without firing a single shot.
Beyond a shadow of doubt, Black women hold high the blood stained banner of social democracy, and equal justice for all Americans. Moreover, when Lady Liberty’s Light fades, Black women rekindle the light through their hard work, and Godly votes for a more just society for all regardless of race, color or creed.
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Former California Senator and Howard University graduate Kamala Harris will soon be back in Washington DC, a stone's throw from her alma mater, as she reports to work at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as the Vice President of the United States of America.
The Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees declined Thursday to select Interim Superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan to serve as the district's permanent leader.
The George Floyd Memorial Foundation, founded by the family of George Floyd, and the Texas A&M University-Commerce African American Male Mentorship Program (AAMMP) have partnered to create the “Be His Legacy” internship program. Scheduled to launch in January 2021, this two-semester, groundbreaking initiative will provide hands-on equity experience to AAMMP students through community outreach and targeted educational programs.
One of the most historic mothers of the Civil Rights Movement, Lucille Bridges, has died at the age of 86, just a few short days after a photo of her daughter, Ruby Bridges, went viral once again.