William Felton "Bill" Russell
NBA Legend Bill Russell Became First Black Coach In Pro Sports 46 Years Ago Today
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The 1968-69 season would be Russell’s last, and he capped it by winn ...
Posted Tuesday, March 28th 2023 at 8:47AM
William Harvey Carney (February 29, 1840 – December 9, 1908) was an American soldier during the American Civil War. Born enslaved, he was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1900 for his gallantry in saving the regimental colors during the Battle of Fort W ...
Posted Tuesday, March 28th 2023 at 8:33AM
For Immediate Release From USDE!
The U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona wrote to Governors, Chief State School Officers, and School District and School Leaders and urged them to end corporal punishment in schools—the practice of paddli ...
Posted Monday, March 27th 2023 at 4:47PM
On March 27, 1944 the first African American to serve as United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Jesse Brown was born in Detroit, Michigan.
After being appointed by President Bill Clinton, Brown served as Secretary of Veterans ...
Posted Monday, March 27th 2023 at 2:11PM
Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Referred to as the "Songbird Supreme" by Guinness World Records, she is noted for her five-octave vocal range, melismatic singing style, improvisation ...
Posted Monday, March 27th 2023 at 12:56PM
Sarah Lois Vaughan (March 27, 1924 – April 3, 1990) was an American jazz singer.
Nicknamed "Sassy" and "The Divine One", she won two Grammy Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, and was nominated for a total of nine Grammy Awards. She ...
Posted Monday, March 27th 2023 at 12:19PM
Diana Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer and actress. She rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes, who became Motown's most successful act during the 1960s and one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all t ...
Posted Sunday, March 26th 2023 at 3:13PM
William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. (October 23, 1810 – May 18, 1848) was one of the earliest biracial-black U.S. citizens in California and one of the founders of the city that became San Francisco. A highly successful, enterprising businessman, he w ...
Posted Sunday, March 26th 2023 at 3:04PM
So, you've worked on your book for years and now it's time to release it. Now What? How do you "get it out there?"
Here are my tried-and-true tips on how to launch a non-fiction book in glamour and style:
Plan a captivating book launch event: A ...
Posted Sunday, March 26th 2023 at 3:00PM
For Immediate Release From Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans!
Funeral Arrangements for Bishop Cheri
Most Reverend Fernand Joseph Cheri, III, OFM, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, died on March 21, 2023. He was 71 years of ...
Posted Sunday, March 26th 2023 at 3:14AM
This Day in Black History: March 25, 1983
The Motown family conducted a bittersweet reunion performance for its 25th anniversary on March 25, 1983.
It was a glittering reunion of some of the most prominent figures in the American music industry o ...
Posted Saturday, March 25th 2023 at 5:44PM
Haywood Knowles Nelson Jr. (born March 25, 1960) is an American actor. He is best known for having portrayed Dwayne Nelson in the television series What's Happening!!, which aired from 1976 to 1979, as well as in its spin-off series What's Happeni ...
Posted Saturday, March 25th 2023 at 5:34PM
Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter and pianist. Referred to as the "Queen of Soul", she has twice been placed ninth in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Artists of All Time". With global sales of ...
Posted Saturday, March 25th 2023 at 5:21PM
For Immediate Release From The Obama Foundation!
13 YEARS OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
Tell us how the ACA has affected you
Thirteen years ago today, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, a bill that has been called the mo ...
Posted Saturday, March 25th 2023 at 8:42AM
For Immediate Release From NAMI-Orange County!
YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND!
Youth 988 Summit
JOIN THE YOUTH 988 SUMMIT! This free, virtual event promotes mental health awareness and action. Anyone ages 13-24 can attend!
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Posted Friday, March 24th 2023 at 5:07PM
For Immediate Release From NAMI-Georgia!
Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, member of the Senate Finance Committee, and U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced the Be ...
Posted Friday, March 24th 2023 at 1:29PM
Dorothy Irene Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010) was an African American civil rights and women's rights activist. She focused on the issues of African American women, including unemployment, illiteracy, and voter awareness. Height is credited ...
Posted Friday, March 24th 2023 at 10:46AM
Halle Maria Berry (/ˈhæli/; born Maria Halle Berry; August 14, 1966) is an American actress. She began her career as a model and entered several beauty contests, finishing as the first runner-up in the Miss USA pageant and coming in sixth in the ...
Posted Friday, March 24th 2023 at 10:31AM
For Immediate Release From Catholic News Agency!
New Orleans, La., Mar 22, 2023 / 16:00 pm
Bishop Fernand (Ferd) Joseph Cheri III, OFM, a New Orleans native who had served since 2015 as auxiliary bishop of New Orleans, died March 21 at Chat ...
Posted Friday, March 24th 2023 at 9:40AM
For Immediate Release From Kingdom-Levine-Oliver Publisher, Inc.!
Apr 27 Thu • 7:00pm CeCe Winans Grace Church Eden Prairie
Eden Prairie, MN
Apr 28 Fri • 7:00pm CeCe Winans Fox River Christia ...
Posted Friday, March 24th 2023 at 9:25AM
Things Aren’t What They Are Made Out To Be
Junious Ricardo Stanton
The shock waves from the failure of several major US banks and the too big to fail Swiss bank Credit Suisse are still reverberating in the ethers as the banksters, government lead ...
Posted Thursday, March 23rd 2023 at 1:18PM
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Justin Bieber - the 2023 Justice World Tour
With his youthful exuberance and R&B-influenced style of pop, it's no wonder that Justin Bieber has taken the world by storm. And because he spent most of last couple of years a ...
Posted Thursday, March 23rd 2023 at 10:13AM
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Fri Mar 24 8:00 PM Tye Tribbett
Walker Theatre - TN - Chattanooga, TN
Thu Mar 30 8:00 PM Tye Tribbett
House of Blues Orlando - Lake Buena Vista, FL
Posted Thursday, March 23rd 2023 at 9:57AM
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Jonathan McReynolds at Buckhead Theatre Tickets
MON APR 17 8 PM Jonathan McReynolds Buckhead Theatre – Atlanta, GA
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Posted Thursday, March 23rd 2023 at 8:55AM
Prayer is very important because of situations and circumstances happening across our nation. Senseless killing content with young people dying, hunger numbers are growing daily, homeless on the rise across America.my question is too you, are ...
Posted Wednesday, March 22nd 2023 at 10:39PM