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The city of Baltimore mourns the loss of one of its civic history-makers. Bishop Robinson, served the city as the Police Commissioner — the first African American to hold the post. Robinson law enforcement career spanned 50 years.
Reading culturally affirming literature is critical to African American and Latino students. A Black Voices blogger and education advocate, Quassan Castro compiles the top reads that African- American and Latino children should acquire.
One of the oldest African American fraternities marks a century of serving mankind this year. Founded in 1914, Phi Beta Sigma will hold it’s Centennial Founder’s Day Weekend with much pride from January 9th to the 11th. Notable members of the fraternity will be in attendance.
The University of Texas makes strides in race-relations as they welcome their championship football team’s new head coach, Charlie Strong. Strong is the first African American to hold the position for the Texas Longhorns.
Courts have sentenced Ron Oneal Morris, a transgendered woman to serve a state prison sentence of 366 days in the male unit for performing botch cosmetic surgery procedures in southern Florida.
The former athlete-turned-self appointed diplomatic envoy to North Korea had sharp words during a CNN interview after being questioned about whether his group should have made the trip.
The gravelly voiced rapper turned himself in for a fight, and alleged “terrorist” threats, against his own son.