BREAKING: Simone Biles Just Set the World Record as The Most Decorated Gymnast in History!

With a win at the world championships today on the Balance Beam – Simone Biles just became the most decorated gymnast in history- female or male. She set the record while performing her routine in which she incorporated a new element (a double twist/double somersault) now known as the Biles 1. We are incredibly happy for Simone Biles and love the video of her Boyfriend Stacey Earvin, Jr. Emotionally cheering her on. We are extremely proud of Simone and She is FAR FROM DONE! Watch out Tokyo Olympics 2020 –…

The road to victory for Jennifer Riley-Collins includes a stop in federal court

Four Mississippians challenge obscure law, dating back to the Reconstruction Era, meant to keep Black Mississippians from being elected in certain races. Why? For the first time in almost 150 yrs, a Black candidate could win a statewide elected position. Jennifer Riley-Collins, a Black woman and Democrat, is running for state Attorney General. The law being challenged requires candidates for statewide office to win not just a majority of the vote, but also a majority of the 122 districts in the state House. Essentially, this means Riley-Collins could win a…

Video: Atatiana Jefferson, Killed By Police, was a Pre-Med Major from HBCU Xavier University

More updates on the tragic murder of Atatiana Jefferson, killed by a North Texas Police officer this past week. In the below video you can see Atatiana Jefferson as she studies the human anatomy and describes the way the body works. On the night of the incident she was playing video games with her nephew. Some news outlets continue to bring up the VERY IRRELEVANT “fact” that there was a gun in her home- That isn’t illegal and it has NOTHING to do with an officer firing a shot through…

Black in the Day…A Navy Hero

October 13, 1926: On this day a history making Navy aviator and proud Mississippian was born. Jesse Leroy Brown was the first Black man to complete Navy pilot training and become a Naval aviator. Doing so was one of his greatest challenges—fighting his way to such an illustrious place in the armed services at a time when the military was still segregated and most traditionalists felt that there was no place of honor in the Navy for anyone who was not a white male. Jesse Leroy Brown set his sights on…