RuPaul’s Rainbow Book Bus Hits The Road to Deliver Banned Books

RuPaul’s Rainbow Book Bus Hits The Road to Deliver Banned Books (Photo credit: Allstora)

Beep beep! The Rainbow Book Bus is coming your way! At a time when administrations across the country are seeking to ban books and limit access to educational and diverse texts in schools and libraries, RuPaul and his Rainbow Book Bus will be traveling from the West Coast to the South to distribute the very […]

Meet Vaughan Gething, The First Black Leader of Wales

Vaughan Gething, The First Black Leader of Wales (photo credit: AP)

Vaughan Gething is the first Black head of state in Wales, in the United Kingdom, and perhaps in all of European history. NPR reports that Gething, a former lawyer and longtime member of the center-left Labour Party, will become the first minister of Wales after being elected by the Welsh Parliament in Cardiff and approved […]

Stacey Abrams Launches New Initiative at Columbia University to Economically Empower Women

Stacey Abrams Launches New Initiative at Columbia University To Economically Empower Women

Stacey Abrams is continuing her work of advancing equal rights for the most vulnerable communities! The author and activist has helped launch a new Women’s Initiative at Columbia University’s Institute of Global Politics (IGP) that focuses on economically empowering women and girls. “The Institute of Global Politics’ Women’s Initiative will produce high-quality, actionable research and policy […]

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 […]

Don Scott Makes History as the First Black House Speaker in Virginia

He’s a history maker with resilience! In a historic moment for the Virginia House of Delegates, Democrat Don Scott has been unanimously elected as the first Black speaker. The landmark decision, reported by NPR, took place on Wednesday, with Del. Scott receiving cheers and a standing ovation as he took the oath of office. Scott’s […]

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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