Passing the Torch – Generation X Welcomes in Generation Z

We can no longer make the mistake of letting our efforts loseefficiency because our leaders are no longer able to doefficient work. We, Black people, must start thinking morecritically about the strategies and tactics that will carry us intoa more elevated and conscious space. If we are not preparingthose after us to become powerful, well-equipped

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Eric Jerome Dickey, Bestselling Author Whose Novels Focused On Black Life, Dies at 59

Bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey, whose novels depicted romance, erotica and suspense from the Black perspective, including Milk in My Coffee, Sleeping with Strangers and Friends and Lovers, has died. He was 59. He died in Los Angeles on Jan. 3 after a long illness, his longtime publicist confirmed Tuesday. His publisher, Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House,

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Black Colleges Use Esports to Attract Students and Hook them on Science and Engineering

The holiday gift that keeps teenagers on the sofa with game controllers in their hands may help parents pay their college tuition. For some, training to compete in cyberspace contests like Fortnite and NBA2K could soon replace training for team sports — and create a new scholarship pipeline and professional opportunities after graduation. Gaming and

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20 Reasons 2020 WASN’T the Worst in History

This was the year we learned a whole new vocabulary — lockdown, PPE, furlough, Covid-19. It was the year that the facemask went from being inconceivable to being (almost) ubiquitous. It was also the year when businesses and industries crashed, unemployment rose dramatically, events were canceled, airports ground to a halt, and loneliness and separation

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The Mass of Manmade Stuff Now Equals the Planet’s Biomass

The mass of human-produced materials, such as concrete, steel and asphalt, has grown to equal the biomass of all life on the planet, according to a study from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. Humans are adding new buildings, roads, vehicles and products at a rate that doubles every 20 years. This “concrete jungle”

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