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Juneteenth by the Numbers 2021

Juneteenth is the oldest known US celebration of the end of slavery. African Americans and others mark the anniversary much like the Fourth of July, with parties, picnics and gatherings with family and friends. Juneteenth was signed into law as a national holiday by President Joe Biden on June 17, 2021. Here’s a look at…MORE

The US marks a vaccine milestone, but one expert warns that the coronavirus Delta variant has a worrying impact on patients

As President Joe Biden celebrated America’s 300 million vaccine dose milestone Friday, experts warned that the spread of coronavirus variants could spur a surge in troubling new cases if more people don’t get inoculated. Overall, Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in the US have declined significantly in recent months. But virus variants, particularly the Delta…MORE

Gunman shoots man next to 2 children in broad daylight in the Bronx

New York City police are looking for two individuals in connection with a brazen daytime assault in which a 24-year-old man was shot next to two children on a Bronx sidewalk on Thursday. One of the individuals shot the man before fleeing on a scooter operated by the second individual, according to the New York…MORE

Summer is the season that reminds us to come alive

Welcome to the start of summer! Now slow down. You don’t want to miss anything by hurrying past it. And there is no need to sweat even more, unless you’re also having fun while doing it. That’s the wisdom of summer. It teaches us to be fully awake, engaged and open to everything around us.…MORE

New stamps celebrate a decade of watching the sun from space

The US Postal Service has issued a set of stamps to celebrate a decade of watching the sun from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, according to NASA. The Sun Science stamps draw attention to the different views of the sun as seen from the SDO. “I look at each of these pictures from the Solar Dynamics…MORE

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Tennessee State football coach Eddie George names his staff

Tennessee State football coach Eddie George names his staff

New Tennessee State football coach Eddie George officially announced his staff Wednesday. As already reported, George named former NFL coach Hue Jackson the Tigers’ offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach and Brandon Fisher, the son of former Titans coach Jeff Fisher, defensive coordinator. Jackson was the coach of the Oakland Raiders in 2011 and the Cleveland…

Eve and Trina’s VERZUZ Battle: Here’s What Happened

Eve and Trina’s VERZUZ Battle: Here’s What Happened

The hip-hop icons went head-to-head for over 20 rounds, playing hits from the past two decades Eve and Trina were the latest MCs to duel on VERZUZ. They went head-to-head earlier this evening, playing hits from their respective catalogs for over 20 rounds. Trina defended her home turf from Miami, while Eve appeared live from…

Cardi B is excited to join the Fast & Furious franchise

Cardi B is excited to join the Fast & Furious franchise

Cardi B is excited to join the Fast & Furious franchise. The rapper will be playing a new character named Leysa in her second major movie role ever. She appeared in a new promo video published on Tuesday to promote the performances. “Vin Diesel reached out, and he was talking about a role. I’m like,…