Feb 09 – Feb 22, 2022
The Debt Ceiling, Social Security and You
As the US debt ceiling talks walk toward center stage, so has talks on whether to cut Social Security payments, payments which 46 percent of African Americans rely on for more than 90 percent of their retirement income.
What’s Behind the Attack on Black history? Fear, of Course
The College Board’s decision has effectively erased broad swaths of history, dropping topics such as Black Lives Matter, which is now central to the modern civil rights movement; reparations for slavery, and queer theory — a double-whammy that attacks both Black people and LGBTQ Americans — who also are Black.
Bars and Measures Doesn’t Miss a Beat
Whenever tensions between the brothers reach a boiling point over guilt/innocence, family upbringing, American politics in the Middle East, or the tenets of classical music verses jazz, they quickly revert to their passion for music and turn the scene to bebopping and rhythmic cadets before embracing until the next visit.
Parton and Warick New Duet Due Feb 24
Musical legends Dolly Parton and Dionne Warwick are having their first ever collaboration with their recording of a gospel duet entitled ‘Peace Like A River,” which Parton wrote and Damon Elliott, Waricks’ son/manager, produced.
The 9th Annual Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Festival happens in Thomasville, GA at The Jack Hadley Black History Museum; Under Human Diversity, we added “A Black Woman with White Skin Struggles To Fit In With Society;" (pictured) The next Black Saturdays CO-OP and Farmers Market is Feb 18 in DC; and Under Young Adults, see Global Read Webinar Series - The Kaya Girl.
Art, history, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and business pride caught the attention of our readers on various platforms. See what you missed. And, sign up and don’t miss our upcoming posts covering our opening of the history/art exhibit “From These Shores” at the Juffureh Slavery Museum, Juffureh, North Bank, The Gambia.