Month: October 2021

Twitter Calls Out Colin Kaepernick for Comparing NFL Recruitment to Slavery

Subject Sports; Football; Slavery Description Colin Kaepernick has come under fire after a tweet shared a clip from his new Netflix series, Colin In Black and White, in which he draws comparisons between the NFL and slavery. Creator  Tai Saint-Louis Source https://www.blackenterprise.com/twitter-calls-out-colin-kaepernick-for-comparing-nfl-recruitment-to-slavery/ Publisher blackenterprise.com File

A New Program Empowers Black Men Across Washtenaw County

Subject Community; Brotherhood; Activism Description Empowering Black men across Washtenaw County is the goal of a new community program being launched this weekend. WEMU’s Lisa Barry talks with the man behind the initiative, Nate Frazier, about his ideas. Creator Lisa Barry Source https://www.wemu.org/post/new-program-empowers-black-men-across-washtenaw-county#stream/0 Publisher wemu.org File

The Original Black Media King

Subject Media; Entrepreneurship; Advertising Description In the late 1950s, long before he would be appreciated as one of the country’s most prominent Black media executives, Byron Lewis had a job working the weekend shift on the classified pages of The New York Times. Creator Ginia Bellafante Source https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/22/nyregion/byron-lewis-urbanite-black-advertising.html?smid=li-share Publisher nytimes.com […]

DeSoto’s ‘Renaissance Man’, Managing Dir. of Library Services’ Brings Experience To DeSoto

Subject Library Director; Managing Director; Executive Description If you have not heard the City of DeSoto has a new Managing Director of Library Services guru, now you know. The newly appointed library guru recently completed his first one hundred days. Creator Rita Cook Source https://www.focusdailynews.com/desotos-renaissance-man-managing-dir-of-library-services-hunter-hayes/ Publisher focusdailynews.com File

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Celebrates Transformative Leaders in the Black Community

Subject Smithsonian; Leaders; Exhibits Description “Men of Change” highlights revolutionary men – including Muhammad Ali, James Baldwin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, W.E.B. Du Bois and Kendrick Lamar – whose journeys have altered the history and culture of the country through politics, sports, science, entertainment, business, and religion. Creator wxyz.com Source […]

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