Month: August 2019

A Celebration Recognizing Today’s Black Man Kicks Off at the Black Men XCEL Summit in Miami

Subject Excellence Of Black Men; Events; Miami Description Black men are rising through the ranks of corporate America, ascending to unimaginable benchmarks, and using their wealth and knowledge to empower their communities. Creator Selena Hill Source https://www.blackenterprise.com/black-men-xcel-summit-miami/ Publisher blackenterprise.com File

Meet the Teen Who Registered People To Vote While They Waited in Line at Popeyes

Subject Working To Get The Community Politically Activated; Voting; Politics; Community Description David Ledbetter wanted to meet the people where they are, and right now, the people are in line for chicken sandwiches. Creator Jamie Feldman Source https://www.huffpost.com/entry/popeyes-register-to-vote_n_5d654351e4b0641b2553caf4 Publisher huffpost.com File

One of the Last Original Striking Sanitation Workers of 1968, Baxter Leach, Has Died

Subject History; Civil Rights; Protests Description Baxter Leach, 79, one of the surviving sanitation workers who participated in the 1968 sanitation workers strike that brought Martin Luther King Jr. to Memphis, died Tuesday morning, family members said. Creator Micaela A Watts & Ted Evanoff Source https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/breaking/2019/08/27/baxter-leach-1968-sanitation-work-striker-has-died/2132743001/?fbclid=IwAR0S9ZsbGpQN42wIb98WChuQXh9G4TlFfqqzSOFuHp2JWdB9xKf868wZMpE Publisher commercialappeal.com […]

Black Males Mancave: A Safe Space for Black Men To Speak About Issues That Matter

Subject Conversation And Mentorship; Cincinnati, Ohio Description Politics. Health. The economy. Education. An end to violence. No topic is off-limits at the Black Males Mancave, and difficult questions are encouraged. Creator Raven Richard Source https://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/cincinnati/black-males-mancave-a-safe-space-for-black-men-to-speak-about-issues-that-matter Publisher wcpo.com File

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