The Money is Coming

March 31, 2020

The Money is coming.  (Cheryl McKeiver, PhD) – Here is what you need to know: How much? One payment and one payment only of $1,200. As long as your adjusted gross income is less than $75,000 What if I/we earned more than $75,000? If you earned between $75,000 and 99,000, your check will be prorated. […]

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D.C. Mayor Says, Stay at Home or You Could Go To Prison

March 31, 2020

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is not playing with Y’all! She issued a stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of coronavirus. Violate the order, and you will charged with a misdemeanor and subject to a $5,000 fine, 90 days in prison, or both. As of Wednesday, April 1st. Mayor Bowser order specifies that residents may […]

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Joe Biden announces that he will pick a female running mate

March 19, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is currently campaigning to win the Democratic candidacy in the race to become the next president of the United States, made a surprising announcement on Sunday, March 15, 2020. He stated that he would pick a woman as his running mate. This can be considered good news for black […]

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Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren postpones the Mayor’s Ball

March 16, 2020

Given that on Wednesday, March 11, Rochester had its first positive case of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Lovely Warren has decided to heed warnings from the county public health commissioner and cancel the Mayor’s Ball. The 42-year-old Warren, who assumed office in 2014, told the public the news via a statement on Thursday. […]

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Black Trump supporter and former felon runs for Congress against John Lewis

March 11, 2020

Casting her controversial hat into the political ring, Angela Stanton-King has officially registered as a Republican candidate for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District. Her choice of political parties may have raised a few eyebrows, but the fact that she’s a former felon really upped the ante. Stanton-King’s status as a “former” felon should be expanded to […]

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Congressman John Lewis Honored with 2020 NAACP Chairman’s Award

February 22, 2020

John Lewis is the recipient of the NAACP Chairman’s Award, to be awarded during the broadcast of the 51st NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, February 22, at 8:00 p.m. ET on BET. This award honors Lewis for his lifetime of public service in his fight for civil rights. From his humble beginning as the son […]

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Rochester mayor cries foul over firing of Brockport’s chief diversity officer

February 22, 2020

In the wake of Dr. Cephas Archie’s firing from the College of Brockport, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has weighed in to address Archie’s controversial termination. As Chief Diversity Officer at the college, Archie was fired for reasons that the college notes it cannot divulge because it’s a “personnel matter,” a response that Warren deems racially […]

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Jesse Jackson endorses Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

March 12, 2020

Jesse Jackson’s endorsement of Bernie Sanders for President is a perfect example of “turnabout is fair play.” In 1988, Sanders endorsed Jackson as a presidential candidate, which helped Jackson win Vermont. At the time, Sanders was mayor of Burlington, Vermont, and as Sanders notes, he was one of very few white politicians who supported Jackson […]

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Kamala Harris gives Joe Biden her full support

March 12, 2020

On Sunday, March 8, 2020, former California Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator, Kamala Harris, announced publicly via a statement and a video on her Twitter account that she was endorsing Joe Biden in the current Democratic race for president. Harris had known former Vice President Biden and his family before her own presidential run. […]

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Next Chief of Staff for Air Force could make black history

March 8, 2020

General Charles Q. Brown, four-star general, is slated to become the first black Chief of Staff for the U.S. Air Force. And not only would he hold this distinction, he’d also be the first black leader of any military branch and the next black Pentagon leader since Army General Colin Powell’s 1993 retirement. Brown has […]

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