Category Archives: Honor

Happy Memorial Day

Something else Black people gave to America. Just a reminder Memorial Day was started in South Carolina by African Americans — Black-Owned SC (@blackownedsc) May 25, 2023 Today, Vice President Harris delivered a historic commencement address at West Point … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dr. King!

You helped change the world. You certainly changed my world. I have so many opportunities because of your battles. Share this clip of my father. We must study him beyond the end of ‘I Have a Dream.’ (and that’s taken … Continue reading

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Rest In Power, Katherine Johnson🙏🙏

Brilliant NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson has passed away at the age of 101. What a life she had. What she saw in her 101 years. I am ashamed that I consider myself an educated person, and I had no idea … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Remembering Our Veterans

Today is Veterans Day. We remember those who put on the uniform, and who have risked their lives for this country.  

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Joan Baez Honor President Obama in ‘The President Sang Amazing Grace’

Joan Baez honored the victims of the 2015 Charleston church shooting and Barack Obama’s tearful eulogy at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in the new video for “The President Sang Amazing Grace.” The song appears on Baez’s new album, … Continue reading

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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. — 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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