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Fellas We Love: LeVar Burton

For this, the inaugural “FBW Fellas We Love” post, I wanted to take over the keyboard myself. This is because anybody who knows me well knows how I feel about LeVar Burton. Yes, I was three when ‘Roots’ (the ground-breaking mini-series based on the novel of the same name by Alex Haley), first aired. Yes, […]

The Next Vice President of the United States May Very Likely Be a Black Woman

Included on a list of possible VP picks for presumed Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden are both former gubernatorial candidate, Stacey Abrams and  Senator Kamala Harris (D-California). Also included on that list is Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts)—who was also a candidate for the presidency until she suspended her campaign in March of this year after […]

Black Women and the Economic Effects of the Coronavirus

Black women have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. According to recent statistics, Black people have been dying at a higher rate from the coronavirus epidemic than other ethnic groups. The economic inequalities became apparent when a survey was conducted in early April by Sheryl Sandburg’s (Chief Operating Officer at Facebook) company, Lean In.   […]

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