Sharon Robinson’s New Book Digs Into Her Childhood

September 16, 2019 bcic_admin 0

Being the daughter of Baseball legend Jackie Robinson was, and still is an interesting experience for Sharon Robinson. As a small child she says she knew her dad was a baseball player but didn’t think much of it. It wasn’t until they were out and people started asking for autographs that…

Black Moms Matter: Would You Give Your Child Birth Control?

September 12, 2019 bcic_admin 0

As a parent you’re faced with difficult decisions as your child gets older. One of those decisions is how to handle sex and sexual health. When asked if she would give her son birth control or condoms Sherri says absolutely! Whatever she can do to make sure she doesn’t become a…

Congress Marks 400th Anniversary Of Slaves Arriving In US

September 11, 2019 bcic_admin 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress observed the 400th anniversary Tuesday of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in America at a time of renewed interest over the history of slavery and its continued impact on contemporary society. “We must tell the unvarnished truth,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi said during the…

Aid Effort Picks Up Momentum As Some Bahamians Seek Way Out

September 6, 2019 bcic_admin 0

ABACO, Bahamas (AP) — Carrying their meager possessions in duffel bags and shopping carts, hundreds of desperate people gathered at the port in Grand Abaco on Friday in hopes of getting off the hurricane-devastated island, as an international disaster-relief effort took shape. The search for victims and survivors continued, five days…

Papa John’s Founder Donates $1M To HBCU Simmons College Of Kentucky

September 6, 2019 bcic_admin 0

Papa John’s founder John Schnatter has announced plans to donate $1 million to the historically black Simmons College of Kentucky. If you recall, Schnatter made headlines in 2017 when he said Papa John’s pizza sales were hurt by the NFL’s handling of players’ kneeling during the National Anthem in protest of racial injustice. That comment spawned white…

Police Supervisor To Lose Vacation Days Over Garner Death

August 22, 2019 bcic_admin 0

NEW YORK (AP) — A police sergeant accused of failing to properly supervise officers involved in the 2014 death of Eric Garner has agreed to give up about four weeks of vacation time to settle her internal disciplinary case, a police official said Wednesday. Sgt. Kizzy Adonis was the first police…

Kansas Fights Claim Of Man Wrongly Imprisoned For 23 Years

August 22, 2019 bcic_admin 0

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is fighting the compensation claim of a man who spent 23 years in prison for a double homicide before a judge vacated his convictions, which were secured despite a complete lack of physical evidence and motive tying him to the crimes. Lamonte McIntyre’s case was one…

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