When Hollywood takes Washington. Keep tabs on the celebrities influencing politics with their activism, opinions, campaign endorsements and more.
(Previously published on Medium) Once again I recently read what has become for some, the solution for dealing with matters of racism and white supremacy in America. “Just stop talking about it”.
With Martin Luther King Day approaching (18/01/2021,) it is essential to remember all the good he created and inspired in others during his life. He was a man of significant influence, having the profound ability to entice his listeners and make them aware of all the injustices their own country was serving them. Before King came along and took hold of the civil rights movement, the topic was not often thought of, let alone spoken. King opened black Americans' eyes to the fact that they should not endure inequality, but stand up to it and demand equal rights. He also opened the eyes of white Americans who needed to know that segregation was unnecessary and cruel, that being white does not mean they can stand back and watch.
Who are you voting for? The Presidency – the highest position of power you can get to in any democratic government. So many people vie for that position, people have done unspeakable things to get that position. It is the holy grail to so many. Including celebrities.
In March of 2020, COVID had pierced the earth with its claws. The world was in chaos, the conspiracy theories soared high, mixed messages spewed like word vomit from the TV, and for the first time in a long time, America lost herself in madness. Helpless against the storm brewing outside, 64 million people immersed themselves in Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness, reveling in the distraction from the COVID chaos.
From Yemi Alade to Kate Henshaw. On the 15th of December, The Nigerian Communications Commissions released a press statement in regards to the implementation of new SIM registration rules.
Queen Sophia Charlotte was known for being the first queen of England whosever ancestry allegedly could be traced back to a black heritage through the Moore’s. Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton’s daughter Charlotte bears the name of this ancestor. Queen Sophia is also known for a property she owned that is called Frogmore Cottage. This residence is not a cottage at all at least not in the eyes of those of us who are not of the blue blood. To most regular folk it appears to be a stately home which is located on the Frogmore Estate, which is part of Home Park, Windsor, England.
Some people continue to watch and comment on what Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say and do even though they are no longer senior members of the Royal Family. They still have the titles Duke and Duchess of Sussex, but they did not retain their "His and Her Royal Highness" titles after they announced on January 8, 2020, that they were stepping down from their royal duties.
Henry Charles Albert David Duke of Sussex, AKA Prince Harry continues to catch flack from both sides of the ocean. Although he has stepped down as a senior Royal and given up the title "His Royal Highness" he is scrutinized as if he is still operating in his former capacity. Harry and his wife Meghan are now living in the United States but their detractors don't believe they should have anything to do with American politics. The Duchess of Sussex was crticized for saying that registered voters should cast their ballot against hate. Republicans became angry, as they took this to indicate that she was promoting Joe Biden and against Donald Trump.
"OluwaBiden is President" On November 3rd, Americans went in to cast the last bit of votes for the 2020 United States of America Elections.
Big mistake. Nigerian actor Desmond Elliott just gave one of the most polarizing and controversial speeches since, well, Pres. Buhari’s speech not too long ago about the #EndSARS protest.
Rosa Louise McCauley was born on February 4th, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama to James McCauley and Leona Edwards and was the older sibling of her brother Sylvester. Her parents would eventually separate leading Rosa to move to Pine Level, Alabama with her mother and brother where they lived on her grandparents' farm.
No, but seriously. Have we really thought about this? First off, people often forget that the lesser of two evils is still evil, but no one talks about three evils, so we should all be good to go here: