Descendants of Black History Icons Gather in Historic White House Meeting

Some of the descendants met each other for the first time! According to NBC News, Vice President Kamala Harris recently addressed the descendants of some of the most notable civil rights leaders from the 1950s and 1960s! The group gathered at the White House. The families of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Booker T. Washington, Ida […]

Laphonza Butler Makes History as Third Black Woman Ever to Serve in U.S. Senate

Laphonza Butler has officially been sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris after her history-making appointment to the U.S. Senate. Vice President Kamala Harris, the second Black woman to ever serve as a U.S. Senator, officiated the swearing in of Laphonza Butler on October 3. Butler is now making history as the third Black woman […]

VP Kamala Harris Set to Lead Nation’s First Federal Gun Violence Prevention Office

The United States continues to deal with the issue of gun violence — from mass school shootings to neighborhood violence primarily impacting Black and brown communities. In 2020, gun homicides hit a historic high, reigniting the fight for federally funded violence prevention efforts, The Guardian reports. Many Black violence-prevention organizers used the moment to bolster […]

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