Tavonia Evans Launches Cryptocurrency To Better Black Communities

Tavonia Evans has succeeded in launching the first ICO (Initial Coin Offering) for $Guap, a coin dedicated to restoring and recycling wealth within the Black community, according to Black News. With this coin, Evans has broken into the world of cryptocurrency to help African American consumers to support businesses that support them. Black News reports: …Read More

CIA’s Release Of Bin Laden Files Renews Interest In Iran Links

The CIA’s release of documents seized during the 2011 raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden has again raised questions about Iran’s support of the extremist network leading up to the Sept. 11 terror attacks. U.S. intelligence officials and prosecutors have long said Iran formed loose ties to the terror organization from 1991 on, …Read More

NAACP Issues Travel Advisory For African-Americans Flying American Airlines

The NAACP has issued a travel advisory to all African-Americans traveling on American Airlines. On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the organization released a statement explaining a pattern they’ve noticed in various incidents reported on the airline among African-American passengers. The incidents surrounding this advisory has caused the organization to believe that there is a …Read More

Rock and Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dies At Age 89

The amiable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honoring the traditions of the Crescent City, died Tuesday. He was 89 years old. Mark Bone, chief investigator with the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana coroner’s office, said Domino died of natural causes at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. The …Read More

Denise LaSalle Hospitalized

Last year the public learned that Denise LaSalle is suffering from congestive heart failure, but was recovering. Unfortunately, LaSalle is now back in the hospital at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and has had to have her leg amputated. The hospital issued the following statement: “Recently, Denise LaSalle found herself in one of her greatest health …Read More

Colin Kaepernick Files Suit Against NFL

As Black Lives Matter activists’ rallying cries about Colin Kaepernick being blackballed are gaining steam, the athlete’s attorney has a “high level of confidence” that he can prove that NFL team owners colluded to keep Kaep off their rosters. “I am going to predict right now that we will have a smoking gun,” attorney Mark Geragos explained …Read More

Puerto Rico Says U.S. Relief Efforts Are Inadequate

The Trump administration declared Thursday that its relief efforts in Puerto Rico are succeeding, but people on the island said help was scarce and disorganized while food supplies dwindled in some remote towns eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of 3.4 million people. President Donald Trump cleared the way for more supplies …Read More

‘Hidden Figures’ Katherine Johnson Is Honored With A Research Facility

On September 22, 2017, NASA honored Katherine Johnson by dedicating a new research building in her name on their campus. Johnson inspired the movie Hidden Figures. The facility is officially named the Katherine G. Johnson Computational Research Facility and it will house the research and development that will support NASA’s future exploration missions. Built on …Read More