Russia Developed a COVID-19 Vaccine

There’s some major news coming out of Russia regarding the coronavirus. The following information comes from AP News. Russia has become the first country to clear a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use. President Vladimir Putin advised that the vaccine underwent the necessary testing and has a lasting immunity for up to two…

Can Cats Spread The Coronavirus?

Since the virus that causes COVID-19 belongs to a family of viruses that causes diseases in animals, whether or not animals can catch and spread the coronavirus has been brought into question—particularly household pets like cats. The following information comes from The Conversation. A 2019 survey revealed that cats are the most popular pet in…

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…

Saturn Photographed Behind The Moon

The featured image in this post is a shot of the planet Saturn peeking behind the moon. Amazing, isn’t it? The following information is from Peta Pixel. Based in Timaru, New Zealand, astrophotographer and astronomer Paul Stewart captured this shot back in 2014 and created a composite of three photos. After capturing this image, Stewart…

Eritrea Hasn’t Signed Africa’s Free Trade Agreement

I came across some news that left me with more questions than clarity, so it’s only right that I share it with you all. The following information comes from Africa News. Eritrea still has not signed the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement, AfCFTA. Their Minister of Information, Yemane Meskel, stated that Eritrea’s government is advocating…

NFAC: Not F*cking Around Coalition

Videos floating around online introduced me to a now nationally recognized group, and it prompted me to do some research. On July 4, 2020, the Black Militia, known as the NFAC (Not F*cking Around Coalition), made their debut in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Marching into the stomping grounds of the Ku Klux Klan, the organization sent…

Zindzi Mandela Contracted COVID-19 Before Passing

Greetings All, I don’t know what rock I’ve been hiding under, but I just found out about the passing of Zindzi Mandela. The following information comes from Africa News. Zindzi Mandela, daughter of South Africa’s anti-apartheid activists Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and Nomzamo Winnie Madikizela, passed away on July 13 at the age of 59. She…

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…

Self-Assessment

I’ll ask the question again: Will combating intraracial violence ever become a serious movement, or are we going to continue to deflect? Rest In Peace, Sincere Gaston Until Next Time…

Gambia To Repeal Skin Bleaching Law?

There’s some disturbing news coming out of Gambia that I had to share. The following information comes from Africa News. Gambian Members of Parliament (MPs) are debating the repeal of a skin bleaching law passed by former President Yahja Jammeh. Passed in 1996, this law banned the import of skin lightening products and imposed a…

The Facebook “Hate Memes” Challenge

This crybaby, milquetoast culture that came with the new millennium is driving me crazy. And a current news article shows why. The following information comes from the National File. Facebook recently launched the “Hateful Memes Challenge,” where a $100,000 prize will be offered to anyone who can develop artificial intelligence to detect hate speech memes….

Funds For The Defense Production Act Redirected

COVID-19 has had a grave effect on the nation’s economy, and one area, in particular, is the defense industry. The following information comes from Space News. Due to the pandemic, the $116 million set aside for small launch contracts under the Defense Production Act have been redirected to other priorities. Assistant Secretary of the United…