Black History: Brown v Board of Education

The verdict of the 1896 case of Plessy v. Ferguson held that segregated public facilities were constitutional as long as the black and white facilities were equal to each other. As a result of this, large portions of the United States had racially segregated schools. This started to change with the verdict made on May 17, 1954 with the case of Brown v. Board of Education, where the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the racial segregation of children in public schools violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment in the U.S. Constitution.brown v BE
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Demetria Mckinney Opening for R. Kelly

Demetria McKinney is a triple threat in the truest sense of the term. She is an award-winning actress who has played diverse roles on the big and small screens as well as the stage. demetriaShe is a gifted singer with a rich voice requiring zero studio enhancements. And she is a skillful songwriting who thoughtfully expresses emotions in a way that instantly connects with listeners.

Widely known for her role as “Janine Payne” on the hit TBS sitcom “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” which has taped over 254 episodes and received five NAACP Image Awards for Best Sitcom, Demetria can currently be seen on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives Of Atlanta” as the newest cast member. Mckinney also has reoccurring roles on Lifetime’s “Devious Maids” and TV One’s “The Rickey Smiley Show” sitcom.

She will be opening up for R. Kelly Sunday, February 14th at the Blue Cross Arena. Listen to her new single “Unnecessary Trouble” below:

Source: DemetriaMckinney.com

 

Memory Lane Remembers Earth, Wind & Fire’s Maurice White

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Join Andre Marcel and Tony Boler on Memory Lane as they remember the late Maurice White who passed away yesterday, February 4th. They will be featuring music from Earth, Wind & Fire all day Saturday.

Today text in your favorite Earth, Wind & Fire jam. We will be playing Earth, Wind & Fire every hour while you are at work today!

(I Know I’m requesting “September”)

R.I.P Maurice White