Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett
"From These Shores" celebrates the accomplishments of known and lesser–known Africans throughout time and across geography including Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, the viral immunologist who co–developed the Moderna vaccine used to fight COVID–19.
God's Hate is Probably Not What You Think
When the Bible says that God hated Esau and loved Jacob, it does not mean 'hated' or 'loved' as humans have defined these words. It simply means that God rejected Esau's lineage and accepted Jacob's to bring His son through. But look how God treated Esau, who our mistranslated Bible says that He hated:
Islam is Salam
"Islam is Peace" is taken from Omar Njagan's new book of poems, "The Pen is Mightier than the Sword." Njagan is also a secondary school tearcher in The Gambia and filmmaker, who produced videos for the Port of Harlem Gambian Education Partnership.
Out of Baltimore, but online is "Website Storytelling Virtual Learning Intensive," and at the in–person and online Indy Shorts International Film Festival, we do not want to miss "The Barber from Little Rock." Jewelry artist Anthony Driver (in photo) is at DC's Eastern Market on Saturdays and Sundays. Tue, Jul 18 is Mandela Day. If you like to learn or to dance to Bachata or Salsa there is a dance party Fri, Jul 21 in Philadelphia.
CR Gibb’s "The Mystery of Abubakari II's Voyage," is the most searched for and found article on our website for the ninth consecutive issue. See more from Gibbs' in the current issue's "Anti–African American Reparation Bill Introduced in Congress, Suit Denied in Oklahoma," and "The Frederick Douglass Family, Pioneers in Civil Rights and Baseball." From the last issue his "African American Museum Opens in South Carolina: A Dream Once Deferred Is Now Realized," was the most opened.