Review: ‘Sulwe’ Sends a Powerful Message of Love

October 18, 2019 bcic_admin 0

Written by: Cherrelle Rand Oscar award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o’s first picture book Sulwe is a poignant and beautifully illustrated story that acts as a mirror for dark-skinned Black children who are poorly represented in literature. It sends a powerful message of self-love and offers a window into a perspective that’s often…

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes Injures Right Knee Against Broncos

October 18, 2019 bcic_admin 0

DENVER (AP) — Now the wait begins to see how long it takes Patrick Mahomes to return from a gruesome right knee injury. Waiting in the wings, just in case: 35-year-old backup Matt Moore. Mahomes, the MVP quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, was hurt on a second-quarter sneak in a…

Chicago’s Top Cop Found Lying In Car; Requests Investigation

October 18, 2019 bcic_admin 0

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson asked the city’s police department to conduct an internal investigation on himself Thursday after he was found lying down in a car. A passerby found Johnson early Thursday in a car parked near a stop sign and called 911. Police department spokesman Anthony…

Police Cooling Off Period After Shootings Is Questioned

October 18, 2019 bcic_admin 0

After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer’s version of what happened. In many states, that so-called cooling off period is carved out in state law or in a police department’s contract. That opportunity to take…

‘The Apollo’ Documentary Debuts November 6 on HBO

October 17, 2019 bcic_admin 0

An Exploration Of The Unique History And Contemporary Legacy in The Apollo Theater. The Apollo, directed by Oscar and Emmy winner Roger Ross Williams, chronicles the legacy of New York City’s landmark Apollo Theater, covering the rich history of the storied performance space over its 85 years. What began as a…

Roland Martin Remembers Elijah Cummings’ Laugh

October 17, 2019 bcic_admin 0

This morning we lost Elijah Cummings, and one person who has some of the best memories of him is Roland Martin. Martin knew that Cummings was having health issues. Just one month ago he sent a text to Cummings’ wife Maya to check on him and she said that he was…

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