Blessing of the Harvest!

The Males Place, Inc. continues to make moves throughout the city of Charlotte, NC. Yesterday, the organization hosted its Annual Ceremonial Blessing of the Harvest, and it was inspiring, to say the least. The event took place at their garden on 1909 McAllister Drive. It featured music from the Senior African Drummers & Sister Kurstin…

France to Return Stolen Artifacts Back to Benin

After nearly 130 years, France will return 26 looted artifacts back to the West African country of Benin. According to Africa News, the items were stolen from Benin during the colonization wars over a century ago. These pieces, also known as the “Abomey Treasures,” consist of a royal throne, three wooden anthropomorphic statues, and four…

Sudan’s Military Seizes Power!

As stated in a previous post, Sudanese protesters are outraged at their government’s failed attempts to get the country out of political and economic stagnation. Military and civilian groups have since formed an alliance, with many urging the military to seize power. And according to recent news, that’s exactly what happened. Sudan has declared a…

What is The Internet of Bodies?

With the rise of artificial intelligence and the introduction of the 5G network, an internet-ran society is no longer a conspiracy but a reality. So what about internet-ran body parts? Could that be a possibility? Yes, and it’s known as The Internet of Bodies. According to RAND, The Internet of Bodies (IoB) falls under the…

HBO’s The Last of Us May Be Released Earlier Than Expected?

In a previous post, I highlighted the action-adventure survival horror video game The Last of Us and advised that a live-action adaptation of the franchise will be released on HBO. Set in a post-apocalyptic America twenty years after a cordyceps virus outbreak, TLOU follows smuggler Joel Miller and a 14-year-old girl, Ellie, as they trek…

Food Shortages in Alabama School Districts Causes Schools to Ask For Help!

Parents in the state of Alabama are being asked to feed their children breakfast before school or send them to school with their breakfast and lunch due to food shortages throughout the school districts. According to WSFA News, The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) advised that every district in the state is experiencing food…

Elders Should Start Weight Training?

Senior citizens may need to add strength and resistance training to their daily regime, according to Knowridge. A new study from the University of Stirling advised that researchers found resistance training in elderly adults to have significant effects on their functional capacity and strength. Physical activity has been noted to improve functional health but not…

Project B.O.L.T

During the Summoning the Village event yesterday, I was introduced to an impactful organization that I had to spotlight. Project B.O.L.T Project B.O.L.T (Building Outstanding Lives Together) is committed to making changes in the city of Charlotte, NC. President and Co-Founder Gemini Boyd is doing this by building connections between organizations and the youth, particularly…

Summoning the Village!

Greetings All, I attended an amazing event today in the Queen City (Charlotte, NC), and I wanted to provide a rundown. Hosted by The Males Place, Inc., Founder Baba Reggie Singleton presents Summoning the Village: African Centered Resolutions to Black Male Adolescent Violence in Charlotte. Sponsored by Afrikan Liberation Media, this event took place at…

Sudanese Protesters vs. Government

Recent protests in Sudan are making international headlines. According to Africa News, thousands of Sudanese protesters in Khartoum, Sudan, are accusing their government of failing to get them out of political and economic stagnation. Many are calling for the military to seize power, seeing as how the military and civilian groups have formed an unlikely…

Kenyan Personality Confronts French President

The synergy on the continent is shifting in the right direction because more and more Africans seem to be about that action, and I’m loving it. During the France-Africa Summit in Montpellier, France, Kenyan Media Personality Adelle Onyango confronted French President Emmanuel Macron and asked him to explain what his country stood for. She accused…

Where Will Our Planet Be in 500 Years?

Climate change and the deterioration of the planet have been hot-button topics for years. And if you’ve been following this blog, then you also know about the endangered species that are on the verge of extinction. So questioning where our planet is headed seems logical, and that’s exactly what scientists are doing. According to SciTechDaily,…