Letter From A Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 91st Birthday Black With No Chaser Presents “Letter From A Birmingham Jail” Republished in Its Entirety “Letter from a Birmingham Jail [King, Jr.]” 16 April 1963 My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little…

Black Greeks on a Mission to Save the Detroit Honey Bee Population by Turning Vacant Lots Into Urban Bee Farms.

Pollination is the transfer of pollen from a male part of a plant to a female part of a plant, later enabling fertilization and the production of seeds, most often by an animal or by wind. So how does pollen get from one flower to another? Well…flowers have to rely on vectors to move pollen. These vectors can include wind, water, birds, insects, butterflies, bats, and other animals that visit flowers. We call animals or insects that transfer pollen from plant to plant “pollinators”. Honey Bees Are Pollinators. Crop yield…

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”…