California’s new governor, Gavin Newsom has named Dr. Nadine Burke Harris as the state’s first-ever Surgeon General.
As a pediatrician, entrepreneur and nonprofit CEO, Dr. Burke Harris has dedicated her professional career to understanding the link between adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress in children, and the effect both have on future health outcomes.
Good Lord! How would you like to be this couple from Auburn, Washington who had to live like they were living in a real-life horror film after they discovered someone had been watching them via their home security cameras.
According to Abby Laguidao, she installed a Nest home security system in her home in December. She had a camera positioned near the front door, and another mounted in the corner of her living room.
Laquidao shares her house with her baby daddy, Conrado Casallo, and their three children: six-year-old twins and a baby. It was shortly after installing the equipment that she started feeling like something just wasn’t right.
(Via Yahoo News) – They’re red and white and debated all over.
The baseball caps embroidered with the campaign slogan “Make America Great Again” are synonymous with President Donald Trump’s administration, and have become a hot-button topic, especially in the wake of a racially charged confrontation last week near Washington’s Lincoln Memorial.
Many, including actress and activist Alyssa Milano, now are calling the baseball caps the modern-day white hoods of the Ku Klux Klan, representing a white nationalist ideology pushed by the president.
*We can only shake our collective heads at what’s happening to a straight-A honor student who is facing a possible 10-day in-school suspension all because he unknowingly used counterfeit money to purchase his lunch.
The school is even considering this punishment in spite of the student’s parents filing a police report regarding the counterfeit $20 bill.
If you don’t already know about her, meet Howard University senior, Latroya Pina. She’s getting ready to compete in the 2020 Summer Olympic Games on the first-ever Cape Verde National Swim Team in Tokyo, Japan.
However, Latroya is not the only Pina competing in the Olympics. Her siblings, Troy and Jayla, will also join her on the inaugural swim team and make history as a family.
*The Pan African Film & Arts Festival announced that it will celebrate its 27th Annual Opening Night with a screening of Aretha Franklin’s cherished Amazing Grace concert documentary at the Directors Guild of America.
The festival, which presents an impressive slate of over 170 new Black films from the US and around the world and exhibits more than 100 fine artists and unique craftspeople, starts on Thursday, February 7 through Monday, February 18 at the Cinemark Rave 15 Theatres (3650 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd) and the adjacent Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles, California.