Category: Local Monitor News

Remember Shirley

Do you remember the infamous Beer Summit, the one that Henry Louis Gates got when his feelings were hurt when reminded he was a black man in White America? The entire incident was deemed a “Teachable Moment” by then and former president Barack Obama. He invited the VP Joseph Biden, Gates, and officer Crowley to

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Life Expectancy Gap Between Black And White Americans Closes By Nearly 50 Percent In 30 Years

By Martin M Barillas Improved health among black Americans has narrowed the life expectancy gap between white and black Americans by 50 percent over the last 30 years. Even so, a reversal in both groups’ mortality rates since 2012 remains unresolved. Researchers at Princeton University analyzed data from 1990 to 2018, comparing mortality rates between

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Deontay Wilder Eyes Victories Over Tyson Fury, Oleksandr Usyk, Heavyweight Title Unification

By Lem Satterfield Deontay Wilder has a reminder for the heavyweight division. “I’ve always wanted to be the unified undisputed heavyweight champion of the world,” Wilder said. “That’s my mission, and I won’t rest or retire until I accomplish that.” Wilder wants to regain his WBC heavyweight crown from England’s Tyson Fury in their third

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editorial

This of course is SATIRE, so buckle up… What is worst, being numb and blind to historical facts or being confused, disoriented by community social sickness? Either way, there’s a new character in our midst called “TASHA”. Well, the character “TASHA” has conveniently always been in our midst, let Black men tell it. In a

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Driver’s Seat: Female Auto Shop Owner Empowers Women, Gives Back To Community

Hilda Mera’s story defines the classic immigrant experience: She came to the U.S. with nothing — but worked hard and became a successful businesswoman. In eight years, Mera and her husband Jose Masache transformed a rundown building in Newark, New Jersey, into a thriving enterprise — S&A Auto Repair — that had gross sales of

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Togolese College Student, Burgeoning Luxury Brand Owner Finds Success Via Social Media  

A college student from the West African nation of Togo has a side hustle that is starting to set fashion trends. Hogoe Elimiera Ivana Kpessou’s luxury womenswear brand HK — named after herself — is “an empire of uno [one]” for now. But the entrepreneur-designer is motivated toward greater success. For her, that means a better life

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Combate Global And Univision Have Been A Winning Combination

A unique partnership between a mixed martial arts company and Univision, a leading Spanish-language television network, is making a strong showing in the Nielsen viewer ratings. Combate Global, an MMA property that features primarily young Hispanic fighters, aligned with Univision in July, with the network acquiring what has been described as a “significant” equity stake

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THE BIG, THE BLACK and THE BLOCK of Digital Money

As AFRO-Humans move into a natural space of nothingness, the cosmic exchange of things is in the funkiest vibe of all NFT’S. CROWNMAG delivers a great perspective into the world of blockchain relationships.~ SDMNEWS/Staff Written by: cee sandoArt: GammyKillz I am sure I do not have to convince you of the erasure of Black people

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