Category Archives: Honor

Sunday Praise & Worship | Amazing Grace

Prayers to the family of the woman who died and the people injured in the terrorist attack in Charlottesville Virginia. My heart hurts for them all. Wintley Augustus Phipps (born January 7, 1955) was born in Trinidad and Tobago. Phipps … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Chance The Rapper is the recipient of the 2017 BET Humanitarian Award

Come all the way through, @chancetherapper! 👏🏾 His acceptance speech for the 2017 BET Humanitarian Award was nothing but the truth. pic.twitter.com/rDazHMMIQB — The Root (@TheRoot) June 26, 2017 Two of our favorite people 🙌🏾 Watch @MichelleObama's powerful tribute to … Continue reading

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#BlackGirlMagic | NASA Welcomes Jessica Watkins To Newest Class Of Astronauts

  The 29-year-old geologist from Lafayette, Colorado could be one of the first people to step foot on Mars. On Wednesday, NASA announced that Jessica Watkins has been chosen for their newest class of astronauts—their first class since 2013. The … Continue reading

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Black History | Jeanette Epps: 1st AA International Space Station Crew Member

Just as the highly anticipated movie Hidden Figures—the story of three African-American women who were crucial in the launch of the first American into orbit—hits theaters, more news of black female achievement in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Happy Birthday, Dr. King

Today is when we celebrate the National Birthday honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Thursday Open Thread

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Cubans Pay Last Respects To Fidel Castro

HAVANA, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Galvanized by a 21-gun salute that thundered across Havana, tens of thousands of Cubans paid final respects on Monday to Fidel Castro, who led a leftist revolution, ruled for half a century and resisted the … Continue reading

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