Category Archives: Featured

200,000 deaths as Trump Continues to Downplay Coronavirus

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This week, President Donald Trump continued to minimize the severity of the coronavirus as the United States’ death toll surpassed 200,000. After admitting to intentionally “playing it down” in order to avoid “panic,” Trump has contested health experts’ warnings about the virus, repeating misleading information about the pandemic as he tries to fight for reelection this […]

Louisville Awaits Breonna Taylor Verdict

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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer signed an executive order last week that places the city under a state of emergency as Louisville awaits a grand jury decision in the case of Breonna Taylor, an emergency medical technician who died in a police raid at her apartment this year. Fischer’s order would allow him to impose a […]

How to Deal With Rejection The Right Way

How to Deal With Rejection The Right Way

Have you ever noticed how being turned down stops some people from trying again, while others bounce back from rejection stronger than before? Everyone experiences some sort of rejection, but mentally strong people use that pain to grow stronger and become better. If you were excluded from a social engagement, or you were passed up […]

The Diaspora of Black People Through 90’s Sitcoms: A Required Curriculum for Karens

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We are all sick to death of hearing Black people referred to as suspicious, intimidating or threatening, for no other reason than being Black. Walking. Jogging. Driving. Asleep. Unarmed. Just Black. With the litany of Black 90’s sitcoms, representing the full spectrum of Black life, there really is no excuse for the willful ignorance that causes people […]

5 Ways to Help Your Child Choose a Fulfilling Career

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Can you remember the first thing you wanted to be when you grew up? Chances are you don’t. The reality is, as adults, we’ve navigated through the realms of finishing high-school, heading to college, and facing the challenges of picking a career that “fits”. But wouldn’t it have been easier if we knew exactly what […]

City of Louisville Agrees to a $12 million settlement for Breonna Taylor Shooting

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A substantial financial settlement has been reached with the family of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old African American woman fatally shot by police in her apartment on March 13th. The $12 million wrongful death lawsuit settlement is coming six months after Louisville Metro Police officers broke down the door to Taylor’s apartment to execute a late-night […]

Heartbreaking Evictions in Houston Leaves Many Homeless

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From one home to another, Deputy Benny Gant of the Harris County Constable offices is executing judge’s orders to evict residents. Forty million Americans are facing eviction due to the downward spiral of the Covid-19 economy. Where Do They Go? Israel Rodriguez of Harris County was of one of the residents on Deputy Gant’s list. […]

Three of Kenosha’s Riot Victims Identified

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Family and friends have identified the victims shot in the Kenosha riots. The sole survivor was a volunteer medic for the Black Lives Matter protests in Milwaukee over the summer. Riots Turn Deadly Among the victims is a local dad of Kenosha who was brutally shot in the head by an alleged vigilante militia teen. […]

Black Comedy and the Culture

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I’ve been watching stand-up comedy for as long as I can remember. Long before it was age appropriate and long before I understood most of the punch lines. This was the only time my older brother allowed me into his room. He had his own television and we would watch Def Comedy Jam in secrecy […]

AMC Plan’s to Re-Open 100 of its Theaters

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The wait is coming to an end as movie goers anxiously await the re-opening of AMC theaters. AMC is scheduled to begin opening about 100 theaters starting August 20, 2020. It’s not a surprise that theaters throughout the country had repeatedly delayed openings because of the spread of Corona Virus. Abreast massive spikes in positive […]