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“Pretty Boy” Floyd hit the scene with the loud, over zealous crooners anticipating his ascension in 1993. He was handsome, ...


Mayor Chokwe Lumumba

Jackson, Miss., Mayor Lumumba’s Legacy Remembered

Washington, D.C.-area friends and supporters of the late Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Lumumba gathered on Saturday, April 12 at the ...


A new study suggests that Black men with low vitamin D levels have a higher risk of prostate cancer.

Insufficient Vitamin D Linked to Prostrate ...

The relationship between melanin and vitamin D—the nutrient that sunlight provides—may explain why African American, Caribbean, and men of African ...


The Botany of War

Recently I attended one of the Lagniappe Lecture series at the National World War II Museum in the U. S. ...



Michael B Jordan Responds To FANTASTIC FOUR Casting Backlash

Actor Michael B Jordan finally speaks out about landing the role of "Human Torch" in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot and all the backlash it has generated. Backlash from casting decisions is definitely not a new thing and fans get especially heated when it comes to their favorite comic book characters. Michael Keaton as Batman and Heath Ledger as The Joker are two examples that often come to mind and most recently,