President Biden’s Plea for Mask Mandates Ignored

During a conference call, President Joe Biden pled with state governors to continue with mask mandates to slow the spread of the coronavirus. However, he was largely ignored by several Republican governors, according to AP News. The president, along with CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, previously stated that now was not the time to relax safety…

Train Crash in Egypt Leaves 32 Dead

A train crash in southern Egypt has left 165 people injured and 32 dead, according to AP News. The event took place on Friday, March 26, 2021. Apparently, someone activated the emergency brakes on the passenger train, which caused one of the trains to stop and the other to crash from behind. This impact caused…

What is Cryonics?

I’m sure most of you are familiar with the popular Batman villain Mr. Freezeā€”if not, you should reassess some things. Well, in the franchise, Mr. Freeze is a cryogenicist who put his terminally ill wife in suspended animation (a dormant state without death). According to New Scientist, this technique involves cooling a patient, who may…

Evanston Offers Reparations to African American Residents

The national discussions on reparations for African Americans have been nonstop for the last few years. Well, it looks like policies are now being implemented, particularly in the state of Illinois. As a way to make amends for redlining policies and housing discrimination in the past, Evanston, Illinois, is offering reparations to its Black residents….

Ghana No Longer Selling Cocoa to Switzerland

Ghanian President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced that Ghana will end the selling of raw materials to trade partners like Switzerland and other European nations. The announcement was made at the Federal Council of Switzerland, and it’s being looked at by many as a way for Africa to win on global trade deals. According to Face…

Endangered White Rhino to be Sent to Japan to Breed

Southern white rhinoceroses, the second-largest land mammals on the planet, are on the verge of extinction. In an effort to save them, a zoo in Taiwan is preparing to send a young female white rhino to Japan with the hopes that she will breed. Meet Emma. Emma is five years old, 2.5 meters long, and…

Book Review

Greetings Folks, I just finished reading The Brain: The Story of You by David Eagleman, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Imagine you’re making a simple choice, standing in the frozen yogurt store, trying to decide between two flavors you like equally. Say these are mint and lemon. From the outside, it doesn’t look…

Husband Disarms Gunman During Business Meeting

It’s Monday morning, and what better way is there to kick off the week than with manhood. A story, by way of ABC 15 Arizona, advised that father and husband Solomon Odubhao had to lunge and stop a pistol from being pulled on him and his wife, Brittney Myers, during a business meeting. The incident…

Imprisoned Former Black Panther Denied Medical Treatment

I argued in a previous post that honoring those who gave their lives to the revolution should be a mandatory sentiment amongst African people. Well, a fight for the freedom of a former Black Panther is currently in the works, and it looks like that sentiment is being put to the test. Writer, journalist, community…

Mask Wearing Can Lead to Dental Issues?

Fearmongering and conspiracy theories have been at an all-time high since the inception of the coronavirus. And I would be doing a disservice if I didn’t spotlight them on this blog. According to Natural News, consistent mask wearing could cause some serious health issues, particularly in your mouth. Several dentists are arguing that wearing a…

Going Home |GH| Ghana, Part 2

In a previous post, I highlighted Going Home |GH| Ghana, an amazing documentary showcasing the life of local Ghanaians in Africa. Well, documentarian Tahir Asadullah Lee is back with Part 2, and it’s just as impactful. Produced by Virtuous Lion Productions, Going Home |GH| Ghana, Part 2 follows Lee and nurse/volunteers Jordan Miller, Chanelle, and…

Book Review

Greetings All, I just finished reading Forty Acres: A Thriller by Dwayne Alexander Smith, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Martin glared at Damon. A glare that screamed, Where the hell have you brought me? Damon’s response was a patient smile. “It’s all right, Martin. You’ll see.” It’s all right? Martin had an urge…