Dear Harriet…

Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman were two of the most well-known and respected abolitionists during the American Civil War era. So you can imagine my excitement when I heard, by way of BlackMail4U, that Douglass pinned a letter to Tubman. Both Douglass and Tubman were born into slavery in Maryland. Frederick Douglass escaped to the…

Chinese Man Arrested for Whipping Kenyan Employee

The Open Door Policy that African people have for others comes with a price. I’m going to keep reiterating this until my group wakes up. The following information comes from Kenyans.co.ke. DCI, The Director for Criminal Investigations, has confirmed the arrest of four Chinese nationals after a video of a Chinese man beating his Kenyan…

What is Propertarianism?

As stated in a previous post, social media is a hub for political commentary. I’ve learned so much from content creators online that my resentment for not majoring in political science is almost null and void. One political analyst who’s kept my attention has been John Mark. He’s introduced me to a relatively new form…

Jamaica Bans Travel Between China due to Coronavirus

Greetings All, I’ve been somewhat annoyed with the continent and their actions regarding the coronavirus. But I saw some great news today and had to share. The following information comes from Loop Jamaica. Jamaica initiated a travel ban to and from China, sending back 19 Chinese nationals, to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. The…

Equatorial Guinea Donates $2 Million to China for Coronavirus

Greetings Everyone, In a previous post, I addressed the $5 million donation made by The Gates Foundation to fight the coronavirus. Well, I found some additional news today and had to share it. The following information comes out of Africa News.  Equatorial Guinea has donated $2 million to China to combat the coronavirus. Chaired by…

Is Polygamy a Solution?

I was listening to a podcast earlier when the host asked a very interesting question: Is monogamy a natural occurrence in humans or is it cultural? Monogamy is defined as the practice of being married to one partner. Here in the West, the societal norm is to fall in love with one person, get married,…

The Gates Foundation Gives $5 Million to Africa to Fight Coronavirus

Greetings Folks, I’ve tried to stay abreast with the coronavirus and came across some news today that I had to share. The following information comes out of Africa Feeds. The coronavirus first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan but has now spread to Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. To combat…

Words From The Wise: Shirley Chisholm

“You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.” – Shirley Chisholm   Women in politics have come a long way here in the United States. And I wanted to highlight someone who paved the way for not only women but other minorities to advance. Shirley…

Freedom Home Academy International

Greetings All, In a previous post, I advised that homeschooling is currently on the rise here in the United States. My community has become the fastest-growing segment, with an estimated 220,000 African American students being homeschooled and making up 10% of the nation’s demographic. I’ve recently discovered another homeschooling institution that’s been making serious strides…

How Powerful is the Human Brain?

With the rise of artificial intelligence, comparing robots and humans has become inevitable. Folks tend to romanticize a world controlled by a computer, but I’ve questioned it. And this led me to start researching a computer that many of us (myself included) take for granted, the human brain. According to Live Science, the human brain…

Flint Residents Sue Over Water Contamination

Greetings Good People, I came across some great news today and had to share it with you all. The following information comes out of the NPR. The Supreme Court has ruled that Flint, Michigan victims can sue the state and local government officials for water contamination. City officials and state regulators have argued that they were…

“The Success of America is the Success of the Rest of the World”

That foolish statement was made by South African Billionaire Patrice Motsepe. The following information comes out of The South African and BBC News. Patrice Motsepe has been in Davos, Switzerland, on behalf of South Africa, for the World Economic Forum. At the start of the meeting he advised the following: “All we wanted to say…