Daniel Kaluuya wins BEST Actor in a Supporting Role at the 93rd OSCARS

The red carpet for the 93rd Academy Awards was a little sparse due to COVID-19. But the stars were out.  The good brother Daniel Kaluuya pulled up in the triple black Bottega Veneta double-breasted suit, seemingly paying homage to Black folks everywhere.  Angela Bassett looked as young as a 30 year old. H.E.R. hit the stage dipped in glitter and gold with her background dancers in all black. Viola Davis in her all white Alexander McQueen floor length gown. And Regina King, although she almost hit the floor from tripping…

Louisville Metro Chief Conrad resigning after the killing of Breonna Taylor

LOUISVILLE, KY – Today, Louisville Police Chief Steve Conrad announced that he will retire on June 30, after mounting pressure from grassroots organizers, conscious media and elected officials.  Pulitzer prize winner and Courier-Journal political writer Phillip Bailey reported that multiple sources told him Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer was given an “ultimatum which included the threat to impeachment if the chief was not pushed out due to the #BreonnaTaylor shooting.”  While the announcement of Chief Conrad’s forced resignation by Mayor Fischer checks off one of the demands by the Taylor Family,…

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant uses racist code language to keep a Black man from the U.S. Senate

Mississippi is one of those states that just cannot get out of its own way. According to a U.S. News 2018 and 2019 reports, Mississippi overall was ranked 48 out of 50 states in the union. In 2017, however, Mississippi was ranked 49 of 50. Guess who has been running the state over the course of this timeframe? Republicans. In fact, it has been nearly a decade of Republicans holding the trifecta of government: control of the governor’s mansion, senate and house.  Republicans are to blame, not the “liberal Democrats”…