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An Open Letter on the Politics of Ambition

“Ambition has been the saving grace of Black people since we were dropped on the shores of America in 1619. The resolve for freedom birthed ambition and set the course for Black women who struggled to keep their families together, ...

Bounce Celebrates The Life & Legacy of Rep. John Lewis, To Air Memorial Service for Civil Rights Icon Live Thursday, July 30

ATLANTA, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bounce will broadcast live the farewell memorial service for Rep. John Lewis tomorrow, Thursday, July 30, starting at 11:00 a.m. (ET). The funeral will also be live-streamed at BounceTV.com

IN MEMORIAM: The World Mourns A True Icon and Freedom Fighter - John Lewis 1940-2020

Somewhere it’s raining. Somewhere the heavens have opened up, reflecting the tears that are falling across the globe as news of the death of civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) spreads.

IN MEMORIAM: Legendary Civil Rights Icon C.T. Vivian Dies at 95

“Some thoughts on the Reverend C.T. Vivian, a pioneer who pulled America closer to our founding ideals and a friend I will miss greatly,” Former President Barack Obama wrote in a statement. “We’ve lost a founder of modern America, a ...

Civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis dead at 80

John Robert Lewis, the son of sharecroppers who survived a brutal beating by police during a landmark 1965 march in Selma, Alabama, to become a towering figure of the civil rights movement and a longtime US congressman, has died after ...

Businesses must embrace the digital age to survive COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has triggered massive changes in consumer behavior. Demand for online grocery shopping has more than doubled. At-home fitness gear is flying off the virtual shelves. And e-commerce platforms of all types are recording unprecedented traffic. Online sales ...

COMMENTARY: The annexation of Palestinian territory is illegal

The attitude of liberal supporters of Israel is akin to someone who knows that an individual embezzled money from a company, but they would rather not press charges because they believe that there is something about the person that is ...

Keep your foot on the gas

The timeline of racial injustice stemming from slavery, segregation and mass incarceration to police brutality dates back centuries but today the world is forced to see and recognize the unfortunate trauma that Black people have endured overtime.

How to get ready for hurricane season during coronavirus outbreak

Plans may have to be adjusted due to COVID-19

Policing in America 2020: Vestiges of Slave Patrols on Contemporary Urban 'Plantations'

It was Negro History Week, 1968. I couldn't wait to get home from school to tell my grandfather what I had learned. Papa, 89-years-old, still lucid and engaged, always asked about my 'lessons' in 4th grade.

Tulsa organizations launched campaign to memorialize Tulsa race massacre

Tulsa, Okla.— The Black Wall Street Memorial committee and Tulsa Community Remembrance Coalition launched the “10,000 Brick Campaign” throughout May to build a memorial to Black Wall Street in honor of those lynched during the 1921 Race Massacre.

The American Legion pays tribute to America's fallen veterans

Every crisis has new heroes. During the 9/11 attacks, they were the first responders running into burning and crumbling buildings as others ran out. Now, during the Coronavirus pandemic, the most visible heroes are the health care professionals, who are ...

What Do You Say To Someone Battling COVID-19?

Excerpt: “You know how to ask the right questions,” the late John Murphy, then-assistant managing editor of the Times-Tribune newspaper in Scranton, Pennsylvania, once told me. “You seem to know what to say.” However, if Murphy were alive today, I ...

No Easter for America?

No Easter?

New To working From home? Here Are Some Tips

I grew up in a family business and was accustomed to working for long hours at my desk. I had an innate discipline that helped me stay glued to my seat and maybe a little too much. But as times ...