Tour Stops #5 & #6: Raleigh & Charlotte Got The Party Going!

July 22, 2019 bcic_admin 0

Tom Joyner and friends are hitting cities across the country to celebrate 25 years of the Tom Joyner Morning Show. The One More Time Experience (OMTE) hit Raleigh and Charlotte on Friday, July 19, and Saturday July 20 2019 and it was a party to remember! Raleigh was the first stop…

3K Federal Inmates Released Under Criminal Justice Overhaul

July 19, 2019 bcic_admin 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 3,100 federal inmates were being released Friday by the Bureau of Prisons as part of a criminal justice overhaul signed into law last year. The First Step Act gives judges more discretion in sentencing, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs aimed…

Earth, Wind & Fire Among 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees

July 19, 2019 bcic_admin 0

A big honor for legendary R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire. The group is among the 2019 recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, announced Thursday (July 18). Other honorees include pop singer Linda Ronstadt, actress Sally Field, 11-time Grammy-winning symphony conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and “Sesame Street.” The public television educational…

Michelle Obama Named ‘Most Admired’ Woman In The World

July 19, 2019 bcic_admin 0

Michelle Obama our Forever FLOTUS can now add another accolade to the already lengthy list she’s accumulated over the course of her life. A new poll by YouGov.poll places Obama as the most admired woman in the world. She’s followed by another Black queen, Oprah Winfrey, actress Angelina Jolie, Queen Elizabeth II and actress…

NFL Won’t Suspend Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill In Case Involving Son

July 19, 2019 bcic_admin 0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyreek Hill has been cleared to report to Chiefs training camp next week after the NFL said Friday it would not suspend the star wide receiver under its personal conduct policy after a domestic violence case involving his 3-year-old son. The league spent eight hours interviewing…

Little Known Black History Fact: Ed Dwight

July 19, 2019 bcic_admin 0

This Saturday, the nation will be joined in celebration for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which put the American space program on the world stage. If race relations were different, it was possible that sculptor Ed Dwight could have been the first astronaut for NASA. Dwight was…

Kamala Harris And Joe Biden Set To Square Off In Next Dem Debate

July 18, 2019 bcic_admin 0

ATLANTA (AP) — The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading progressives as the party wrestles with its philosophical identity and looks ahead to a 2020 fight against President Donald Trump. Former Vice President Joe Biden and California…

WNBA Suspends Riquna Williams 10 Games For Domestic Violence

July 16, 2019 bcic_admin 0

\NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was suspended without pay by the WNBA on Tuesday for 10 games — nearly a third of the season — for a domestic violence incident. Williams was arrested on April 29 and charged with two felony counts, one involving the assault…

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