Roy Allela is a 25-year-old engineer and inventor from Kenya, who has invented gloves that can translate signed hand movements into audible speech.
A Few Words Before: This is written for those who argue against reparations for slavery on the grounds that slavery happened oh so very — too — long ago to be a rational idea; for those who contend that no living black people were slaves; who argue that no living white people were slave owners; for those who go on and on about the fact that "Africans old their own people" into slavery; and for people who insist, therefore, that the time to ask for slavery reparations has long since passed. And, anyway, why didn’t the ex-slaves themselves demand reparations/compensation?
The US Supreme Court has ordered the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to re-visit its ruling that had affirmed comedian and billionaire media mogul Byron Allen’s $20 billion racial bias lawsuit against media giant Comcast Corp. Allen has long claimed that the cable television giant consciously and purposely discriminated against black-owned channels.
“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” — Rahm Emanuel, Obama’s first Chief of Staff and former Mayor of Chicago * * *
“There was an effort to make this election about one big case involving a celebrity. The voters have overwhelmingly put that fallacy to rest.”
Commentary Trump just cannot help himself. He appears to be hard-wired to default to his white supremacist/white racist history and mentality every single time adversity strikes.
Baltimore City’s State Attorney Marilyn Mosby traveled to St. Louis recently and joined fellow top black female prosecutors from around the country to speak out against the racially charged attacks they all have experienced while in office.
In Ohio, a Franklin County judge has ordered the March 17 Primary Election to be held despite the governor’s call to postpone it in the face of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping through the country, including Ohio.