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Six-Year-Old Creates Coloring Book Focused on Black Culture

Vanae James-Bey released the first of a coloring book series last month that focuses on the cultural contributions of Black people in America and across the globe. Bey, along with her mom, Veronica Bey, released The Indigenous Adventures of Princess Vanae on March 31. Little Vanae inserts a cute cartoon version of herself as the book’s …Read More

Tiger Woods Arrested for Suspicion of DUI

Tiger Woods was arrested Monday on a DUI charge in Jupiter, Florida.  Woods has since been released after being held for four hours.  Woods says an unexpected reaction to prescription medicine led to his arrest on a DUI charge. Woods spent nearly four hours in the Palm Beach County Jail after being arrested early …Read More

Obama Honored With Profiles In Courage Award

Former President Barack Obama made his first public comments about the ongoing debate over his signature health care plan. He implored members of Congress on Sunday to demonstrate political courage even if it goes against their party’s positions. Obama briefly returned to the spotlight as he accepted the annual John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award …Read More

President Trump Says He Supports HBCU’s

President Donald Trump said Sunday “my intention to spend the funds it appropriates, including the funds for historically black colleges and universities, consistently with my responsibilities under the Constitution. It does not affect my unwavering support for HBCUs and their critical educational missions.” Trump sought to clarify an earlier statement that some higher education …Read More

Former South Carolina officer to plead guilty in death of Walter Scott

Michael Slager, a white police officer charged with murder after he was recorded killing a black motorist running from a traffic stop, planned to plead guilty Tuesday to violating his civil rights, according to a copy of the plea agreement obtained by The Associated Press. “We hope that Michael’s acceptance of responsibility will help …Read More

Prom Dress Honoring Victims of Police Brutality

17-year-old Milan Morris made a statement in a floor length mermaid gown that boasts black and white pictures of those whose who lives were lost too soon including Travyon Martin, Sanda Bland, and Mike Brown to name a few.  Designed by Terrance Torrence, the gown payed homage to the Black Lives Matter movement, and the victims that have fallen …Read More

Sylvia Trent-Adams Named Acting Surgeon General

The Trump administration has removed Dr. Vivek Murthy of his duties as U.S. Surgeon General. A spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services says Murthy was asked to resign after “assisting in a smooth transition” under President Donald Trump. Murthy’s deputy, Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, is serving as acting surgeon general and …Read More