Opinion: Here's Why Black Wealth Is Dropping
Today I want to talk to you about this trillion dollar wealth drain in the Black community. Black wealth is dropping — we know that it’s dropping. Well, I just wanted to point out and bring to your attention, one part of the Black wealth that’s dropping by the trillions that we all need to be aware of.
Critical Race Theory Should Be Taught in Schools: Yay or Nay?
Critical Race Theory and its place in the educational system is just one of the topics dividing Americans right now. Americans are currently divided among a plethora of issues.
Opinion: Your Melanin Summer Glow
My Beautiful Melanin Queens, the time is upon us once more. The time when the sun provides us with serotonin but strips us of all hydration. Makeup gets cakey. Edges no longer lay flat. Our skin gets darker with tan and lighter with ash.
Opinion: Teaching Kids About Juneteenth is Hard
It’s that time of year again. The Jubilee Celebration. Freedom Day. Juneteenth. The holiday that arguably best represents Black America. A warm summer day of joy, food, and community, which we revere so as to remind ourselves where we came from and what we’re still fighting for.
Buffalo Shooter Charged With 26 Counts of Hate Crimes
Payton Gendron is Detained following the mass shooting on May 14NYPOST. The race fueled massacre of 10 Black Americans occurred not too long ago on May 14, 2022. The mass shooter, Payton Gendron, was only 18 years old at the time of his shooting. Payton is a white male who catalogued his hate for Black Americans and spewed racist extremist comments online. Confirmed by police, his shooting at Buffalo was in fact race-fueled and now, the courts have agreed.
Red Rose Run is Back in Lancaster, PA [ + kids fun run, wheelchair race, post-run beer garden]
How's that running coming along? This weekend, The Red Rose Run returns to Lancaster - for the 46th year, and it is a great opportunity to get your exercise in. The five-mile race through the city and its county park brings over a thousand runners to the city and is known to be a popular event locally and regionally. The event also includes a kids' fun run and a wheelchair race.
Copper Canyon Marathon Recap
There is no easy way to describe my experience in the Copper Canyon. Whatever I write will inevitably fall a bit short. I only wish you could have been there to experience it with me.
7-Year-Old Girl Wins Race After Losing Shoe
American professional boxer Terence Bud Crawford filmed his 7 year old daughter, Talaya Crawford, losing her shoe at the start of a 200-meter dash and winning the race after putting it back on. via Universe Live/YT
World-class cycling race back Labor Day weekend after two-year hiatus
(Maryland Cycling Classic) The Maryland Cycling Classic, America’s top-ranked professional road cycling race, recently announced the race will be held on Sept. 4, 2022, marking the first time since the pandemic that the competition is back on track.
Why White Architectural Candidates For Licensure Take The Longest To Gain Experience
On a recent episode of Inside the Firm Alex and Lance discuss how a recent report explains how white architectural candidates for licensure take the longest to gain experience.
How Race Affects Obtaining An Architecture License in Colorado and Beyond
On a recent episode of Inside the Firm Alex and Lance explain how a recent study shows how race affects obtaining an architecture license in Colorado and beyond.
Last call: Pre-season pricing for Denver Colfax Marathon ends tonight
(DENVER, Colo.) Pre-season pricing for the Colfax Marathon, Denver's only marathon, ends at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday. The marathon is on May 15 and winds through downtown Denver, through neighborhoods and along rivers and lakes. It is also a Boston Marathon qualifier race, according to its website.
Petaluma to confront race, equity issues
City leaders Monday unanimously directed city manager Peggy Flynn to finalize a multi-pronged effort. That includes a city equity czar and an independent city commission along with further police oversight.
Hair Discrimination Could Become Illegal in Massachusetts
According to nbcboston.com, Massachusetts lawmakers are set to vote on legislation that would make discrimination on the basis of a person’s natural hair style illegal. The legislation, known as the C.R.O.W.N Act, is currently in effect in 14 states nationwide.
The First Black-Owned Bookstore in USA (and NYC)
(David Ruggles is portrayed in the middle of the picture) February is Black History month, and many of us are trying to learn more about Black history and culture - not only this month but any time during the year. I already talked about the first black-owned restaurant and the first-ever black church in the United States. But what about the first black-owned bookstore? Books and education have always been an important part of our lives, and it's also something Black people have been denied for a long time as the education of enslaved Americans has been discouraged.
One of the Early Minority Lawyers in Utah
Utah State Capitol(Image is author's) The State of Utah now has over 8,000 lawyers who are considered in the racial minority category. There were very few in the early days of Utah's history.
Editorial: I Was a School Teacher For 10 Years. I Have Never Been as Embarrassed and Appalled as I Am Now.
Unlike most of my articles for NewsBreak, which refrain from personal opinion and are most frequently based on mental health or consumer issues, I will detour with this one. As a reminder, I am a former special education teacher with substantive training in psychology. My student populations were labeled as severely at-risk, and comprised primarily of substance abusers, gang members, and formerly incarcerated high schoolers. Issues of distrust and violence were rampant. Due to the difficult lives of these students, conventional learning was among the largest of their problems.