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….

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…

Gastonia Protestors Will Pay a Fine?

Members of the Black Talk Radio Network were outside of the Gaston County Sheriff’s Office today in Gastonia, NC, protesting against a proposal to tax those who protest on Gaston County property. WCNT News confirmed that the Gaston Board of Commissioners voted on an ordinance to tax protestors a fee of $250 for groups larger…

Meet Caleb Anderson

I’m a firm believer that scholastics needs to be promoted to Black male youth more than athletics and entertainment. And there’s a story about a young genius that may motivate my community to do just that. The following information comes from CBS News. 12-year-old Caleb Anderson is currently studying aerospace engineering at Georgia Tech University….

Charlotte’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan

The City of Charlotte recently held a press conference discussing the 2040 Comprehensive Plan, and I had to give an overview for those who are inside and outside of the Queen City. The Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan is a shared vision to guide the city’s growth over the next 20 years. This community-driven Plan…

North Carolina’s Presidential Polls Are Heating Up

Being a North Carolinian, by way of the Queen City (Charlotte), I wondered about our behavior in this year’s election. Well, upon doing some research, I’ve found out that North Carolina is about that action. The election polls are heating up, and the numbers here in the state show that this race is going to…

Rick Ross Buys Land in Georgia

I’m not one to highlight every move made by celebrities, for various reasons. But I came across some interesting news that I had to share with you all. The following information comes from The Source. Rapper Rick Ross is making headlines after purchasing 87 acres of land in the state of Georgia. Already owning 254…

Teenage Boy Given Estrogen For Behavioral Issues

I saw some extremely disturbing but not surprising news earlier and had to share. The following information comes from The Los Angeles Times. A 16-year-old boy held at an LA County Juvenile Hall developed enlarged breasts after he was prescribed estrogen to treat a behavioral disorder. The teen, whose identity hasn’t been revealed because of…

5-Year-Old Passes Away from COVID-19

There’s been a lot of heavy news recently, and I came across another story that put me in a somber mood. The following information is from The Detroit News. 5-year-old Skylar Herbert has become the youngest person on record to pass away from COVID-19 in the state of Michigan. After being admitted to the hospital…

Hero Saves Elderly Woman in Burning Building

“You don’t think about scaredness when you, when you realize that it’s somebody, but then I don’t even know her. You know, but I know this is somebody’s family. You don’t think about being scared or anything when it’s, when you know you can do something about it.”   That quote was from Quinn Parrish…

Man Saves Toddler From Pit Bull

Greetings All, There was a time in my adolescence when I desired having a pet dog. But after receiving a full breakdown of the responsibilities that followed, I quickly submitted to weekly goldfish. And a recent news article further supports why that will never change. The following information comes from Fox 2 Detroit. 47-year-old Johnell…