10 Events in History that have used the Raised Fist Symbol

10 Events in History that have used the Raised Fist Symbol

A raised fist, also known as the Power Fist, is a symbol of solidarity and support. It has been used in fights against oppression – related to gender, race, class and ethnicity. It is also used as a salute to express unity, strength, defiance, or resistance. Its most widely known usage is by the Black Panther Party [...]

Former first lady, Michelle Obama reads weekly read-along children’s books during quarantine

Former first lady, Michelle Obama reads weekly read-along children’s books during quarantine

As parents like me that are homeschooling during quarantine, we are always looking for educational ways to fill up the day. Former first lady Michelle Obama will be reading four of her favorite children’s books (one book every Monday) with a special arrangement with Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS. "As [...]

Pharrell Launches STEM Learning to Netflix with ‘Brainchild’

Pharrell Launches STEM Learning to Netflix with ‘Brainchild’

“That’s because at the core of the plight of children of color in this country is a lack of access to actionable education.” – Pharrell Williams If you are like me and have kids at home during the “Stay at Home” ordinance, you may be looking for supplementary materials or educational programming for teaching them […]

The conspiracy behind the cartoon, Static Shock

The conspiracy behind the cartoon, Static Shock

My boys were introduced to Static Shock, the television series this summer. Like most kids, they love 'superhero's but they also typically 'don't understand any show that 'isn't filmed in high definition. However, they love this show and look forward to each episode. If you are not familiar with this black superhero, you should check [...]

Crisis Counselors were on set for “‘When They See Us’ cast and crew

Crisis Counselors were on set for “‘When They See Us’ cast and crew

Crisis Counselors were on set for "‘When They See Us' cast and crew Age 17 Asante Blackk, is a passionate young actor who loves his craft. He was born and raised in Maryland to Ayize and Aiyana Ma'at both clinical social workers and couples therapists. Coming from a long line of preachers, social activists and [...]

What we should know about Diversity and Inclusive Training work?

What we should know about Diversity and Inclusive Training work?

History of Diversity in the workplace In the workplace in the United States, diversity was virtually non-existent for the first 150 years. It changed the workplace from a white male domain to better reflect a multicultural society after World War 1, the 1920s Jazz Age and the voice of minority workers. In 1948, President Truman [...]

Chicago Police traumatizing innocent children with wrong raids!

Chicago Police traumatizing innocent children with wrong raids!

The police had a search warrant to their address, but for the previous tenants. It was the morning of Friday, March 15th in Chicago, the morning of a home going service for a family member. Ms. Wilson, a Black single mother and a Registered Nurse of two adult children and three young kids, had family members [...]