CICELY TYSON NOW AN ANCESTOR

Emmy- and Tony-winning actress Cicely Tyson, who distinguished herself in theater, film and television, died on Thursday afternoon. She was 96. “I have managed Miss Tyson’s career for over 40 years, and each year was a privilege and blessing,” her manager, Larry Thompson, said in a statement. “Cicely thought of her new memoir as a Christmas

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VIDEO: With a Disney Film Behind Him, ‘Papa Jay’ Shifts Gears With Brand New Single

In securing his first film role in the Disney biopic “Safety,” 12-year-old actor Thaddeus J. Mixson brought the character of Fahmarr McElrathbey to light. The newly-released streaming movie focuses on the life and times of former Clemson University safety, Ray McElrathbey, and his little brother, Fahmarr. It’s an inspirational and thought-provoking film that highlights the

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VIDEO: Jackson State Coach Deion Sanders Looks To Level the Playing Field for HBCUs

Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion “Prime Time” Sanders learned the value of movement after purchasing his first “iced out” Rolex in his rookie season with the Atlanta Falcons. His multi-diamond timepiece wasn’t working properly — or so he thought, until the jeweler told him to move his arm. “The Rolex works off movement,” Sanders

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Photos: Robert E. Lee Monument In Richmond Turned Into Community Gathering Place For BLM

RICHMOND, Va. —  As fencing is set to be installed Jan. 25 around the 130-year-old Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond, Va., in preparation for its removal, the monument itself has become an unlikely symbol of hope and persistence for many in the surrounding communities. Gov. Ralph S. Northam ordered the removal of the Confederate

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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,

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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

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