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Black History Museums, Memorial Sites, & Participating Black Owned Businesses
Feb13

Black History Museums, Memorial Sites, & Participating Black Owned Businesses

Last week, the on-demand, “ridesharing” transportation company announced last week on their website that during Black History month, they will be “providing one free ride up to $10* to Black history museums, memorials, and relevant cultural sites, as well as to Black-owned businesses throughout various communities”. Read more here:...

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OHIO TEEN GETS VACCINATED BEHIND MOTHER’S BACK
Feb13
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Wisconsin Republicans said former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is too controversial to be included in a list of influential black leaders.
Feb13

Wisconsin Republicans said former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is too controversial to be included in a list of influential black leaders.

According to TIME.COM, Wisconsin Republicans erased any mention of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick from a resolution recognizing Black History Month on Tuesday, saying he’s too controversial to be included in a list of influential black leaders. February is Black History Month. The Legislature’s black caucus had proposed a resolution honoring a number of black leaders, including Kaepernick. That didn’t go over well with the...

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Kamala Harris talks legalizing marijuana: “Half my family is from Jamaica, are you kidding me?”
Feb11

Kamala Harris talks legalizing marijuana: “Half my family is from Jamaica, are you kidding me?”

After her visit to the morning radio show, The Breakfast Club, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) confronts the rumor that she is against legalizing marijuana. When the morning hosts suggested that she’s against legalization, Harris stated “That’s not true”..“Half my family is from Jamaica. Are you kidding me?” She told the hosts that she smoked a joint “a long time ago” in college, “and I did inhale,” and she added: “I...

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Michigan political giant and the longest-serving member ever of Congress John Dingell dies at 92.
Feb08

Michigan political giant and the longest-serving member ever of Congress John Dingell dies at 92.

John Dingell Jr., the statesman from Dearborn who served longer in Congress than anyone, died Thursday, February 7, 2019 his wife said. He died peacefully at his home in Dearborn, surrounded by his wife, U.S. Rep. Deborah Dingell, her office said in a statement.  “He was a lion of the United States Congress and a loving son, father, husband, grandfather, and friend,” the statement said. “He will be remembered...

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