“Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night of their captivity.
While we have Veterans Day in the fall and Memorial Day in the spring, our servicemen and women sacrifice their time and safety every single day of the year, to preserve our freedoms. And in many homes across the U.S., every day there is an empty seat for one who is serving, or one who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
Nationwide — Tesix Wireless, a telecommunications company announced its launching in summer 2018. It has since gandered the attention of interested customers and private investors with interest in the startup. With their interest, Tesix Wireless received....
Miami, FL — Lowell Poitier Jr., a 35-year old unarmed Black man, was almost thrown to the ground when a police officer punched him in the face during an argument because he apparently felt threatened. A video of the incident was released by a fellow police officer, who is now demanding to be under whistle-blower protection.
Baltimore, MD — Jacquelyn Smith, a 52-year old woman from Baltimore who stopped her car to give some money to a homeless woman and her baby, was stabbed to death by a man nearby. Officials are warning people to be more cautious of what seems to be a rampant crime nowadays.
Nationwide — Cyntoia Brown, a woman from Tennessee who was 16-years old when she killed a 43-year-old man who solicited her for sex, must serve at least 51 years in prison before she would be eligible for release, the Tennessee Supreme Court has decided.
Stephen Mader, a white police officer from the Weirton Police Department who was fired after deciding not to shoot a Black male suspect, has filed a federal lawsuit against the department and won a settlement for wrongful termination last February.
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) as the department commissioned 92 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers. The graduation ceremony was held in Austin.
There is a relationship between African- American Mental Health and the Church. Church teaches our community to dismiss symptoms of mental illness and focus on spiritual wellness. The following mental illnesses and disorders are frequently dismissed in the church: anxiety, PTSD, depression, Bipolar I, Bipolar II, Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Histrionic Personality Disorder.
Guillaume, a junior student who is concentrating on both African-American Studies and History and Literature, has served as one of the paper’s central administration reporters during which she was able to interview two of the university presidents and be a part of the team that covered Harvard’s 2018 presidential search.