Bronx Zoo “Apologizes” For Keeping African Man in a Cage

Empty apologies are being handed out left and right nowadays, especially those that pertain to race relations. The following information comes from the Atlanta Black Star. A zoo in The Bronx, New York, The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), has apologized for keeping an African man in a “monkey house.” Ota Benga, a member of the Mbuti…

Artist Spotlight

I’ve been vibing to some new music lately, and I want to start highlighting some of these talented artists. So Honest Media would like to shine a light on Kwoat. Kwoat is a Hip Hop artist, songwriter, and entrepreneur from Brooklyn, New York. He self-identifies as an “outer-world hybrid rapper” whose sound is a fusion…

White-Owned Chinese Restaurant Forced to Close

I came across some news that got my attention and had to share it with you all. The following comes from NBC News. New York City’s Lucky Lee, a white-owned Chinese restaurant, was shut down last Friday. The establishment was opened by nutritionist Arielle Haspel, who described their cuisine as “clean Chinese food.” Being accused…

5 Siblings Find A New Home

Greetings Everyone, We’re going to kick the day off right. The following information comes from CBS News. Single father, Lamont Thomas, recently adopted five siblings so that they could all stay together. The 48-year-old divorcee began adopting children back in 2001 and has fostered more than 30 kids throughout the years in Buffalo, New York….

Barbershop Books

Reading being fundamental is an understatement, in my opinion. It’s literally the foundation for every form of education. In my community, it’s not being promoted as much as I would like it to be. But some organizations are working diligently to change that narrative. There’s one in particular that’s kept my attention. Barbershop Books Barbershop…

The Sanctuary Juice Bar

Greetings All, Throughout this blog, I’ve discussed how important it is to maintain a proper diet by living a more holistic lifestyle. Health consciousness, particularly within my community, tends to stay on the back-burner. So when I came across a local business that distributes clean food, notably in an area that doesn’t offer many options,…