Category: Local Monitor News

Everything you need to know about white fragility

Martin Luther King Jr. was the epitome of the recipient of White Anger. This MLK we examine the root and psychological causes of this ironic phenomenon. White people in the United States have protection from racial stress. Engaging in conversations about racism may trigger a range of defensive actions, feelings, and behaviors, such as anger,

Continue reading

Doctor’s Death After Covid Vaccine Is Being Investigated

A Florida physician developed an unusual blood disorder shortly after he received the Pfizer vaccine. It is not yet known if the shot is linked to the illness. By Denise Grady and Patricia Mazzei in NEW YORK TIMES Jan. 12, 2021 Health authorities are investigating the case of a Florida doctor who died from an unusually severe blood

Continue reading

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,

Continue reading

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

Continue reading