Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court destiny will not be blocked

“You can’t always be the smartest person in the room, but you can promise to be the hardest working.” – Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson The United States Senate is poised to vote later this week to determine whether or not Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson will be confirmed. On Monday night, April 4th, the Senate Judiciary Committee in a deadlock procedural voted to move Judge Jackson’s nomination to a Full Chamber vote. U.S. Senator Schumer [D-NY] will likely schedule the vote to wrap up this confirmation before Congress leaves…

‘Insecure’: The Beginning of the End

Welp y’all, it’s the fifth and final season of HBO’s Insecure, one of the most iconic Black shows of this decade. I’m not going to lie…as a fan of Awkward Black Girl, the original web series that started it all, I feel a way. To watch Issa Rae and her cohorts take this show from a homegrown YouTube production, to a gateway that has opened all kinds of Hollywood doors for everyone involved, has been beyond inspiring. It will be exciting to see where they all land next. Okay, enough…

Screaming Without Vocal Cords: Many Black Men Are Falsely Accused and Silenced

The revelation last week by the Innocence Project and American Civil Liberties Union that DNA and fingerprint evidence did not match Ledell Lee, a Black man executed in 2017 for the murder of a white woman, is part of a larger issue that we rarely discuss.  Too many Black men face false accusations without true redemption or justice. With all the protests for police and judicial reform, the rising issue of false accusations is buried in our conversations and focus on addressing blue bravado and the immunities afforded to prosecutors,…

Foot Knowledge creating Black-centered floor mats for every home

Foot Knowledge, founded by Joshua King, gets the investor nod from Cortez Bryant –– Co-Founder of Be-Great.tv Maverick Partner, The Blueprint Group Company — C.E.O., and Young Money Entertainment — C.O.O.