Breeja Wilkins, 21, is latest victim in a hate crime. In late May, Wilkins was driving down I-95 in Prince William County in Virginia when she encountered a road-rage driver. Wilkins pulled over to the right shoulder on the highway to check an odd sound coming from her tire. At this point, Robert T. McGee, 51, entered the highway adjacent to Wilkins. He began yelling at her and called her […]
An Australian woman has won the right to use her dead boyfriend’s sperm to become pregnant, in a landmark court case. A judge ruled on Wednesday that Ayla Cresswell, 25, from Queensland, should be able to use the reproductive cells of her former partner, Joshua Davies, theAustralian Associated Press reported. Cresswell found Davies, 23, dead at their home in Toowoomba on August 23, 2016, after he took his life, according […]
Oprah Winfrey Has Made It To The Bloomberg Billionaires Index As The First Black Female Entrepreneur.
Oprah Winfrey’s affluence has landed her as the first Black female entrepreneur to be listed on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The Bloomberg Billionaires Index names the world’s 500 richest people, and Auntie O is the 494th person on that list. With Winfrey being added to the list there are now 65 women and six of them are entrepreneurs. The media maven has been making money moves since she first […]
Out goes another Confederate general and in comes #BarackObama. A Virginia elementary school is switching its name honoring a Confederate general to the name of our forever president, Mr. Obama. The Richmond School Board in Virginia made the announcement on Monday (June 8), after an 8 – 1 vote to rename the school formerly known as J.E.B. Stuart Elementary. The process began at the start of 2018 when parents, students […]
The city of Charleston is officially apologizing for its role it had in the slave trade. The Charleston City Council approved a two-page resolution on Juneteenth in its City Hall, a structure that was built by slaves, that apologized on behalf of the city for its role in slavery and acknowledged wrongs committed against African-Americans by slavery and Jim Crow laws. The city’s port was where about 40 percent of […]