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Officer in George Floyd Murder Taken Into Custody

Can you believe it?  Derek Chauvin one of four police officers involved in the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has been arrested.  He was the officer who had his knee on George Floyd’s neck while he was trying to breath while begging for the officer to please let him breath.  This will probably not… Read more »

John McCaa Announces Retirement From WFAA Channel 8

It’s the end of an era! WFAA channel 8 anchor John McCaa has announced that after nearly 35 years at the station, he will retire next year. “It’s not easy to step away from a business in which you’ve worked two-thirds of your life, and loved even longer” McCaa said. “However, I’ve always accepted it… Read more »

African-American Woman Named CEO Of Dallas Mavericks!

Cynthia Marshall will be named “interim” CEO of the Dallas Mavericks in a press conference later today, she’s the former head of AT&T operations who recently retired as chief diversity officer from the company. Marshall who was named as one of the top 50 most powerful women in corporate America by Black Enterprise magazine joins… Read more »

Black Panther Has Record Breaking Weekend!!

Black Panther lived up to the hype and had a record breaking weekend surpassing all expectations to make $192 million at the box office! Black Panther also broke 8 box office records. More on that here. The movie which stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyong’o was the go to event this weekend and… Read more »

Sterling K. Brown Makes History…Again!

Congratulations to Sterling K. Brown who made history last night at the SAG Awards by becoming the first African-American to win outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series for his role as Randall in This is Us! “What a blessing it is to do what you love for a living. What an… Read more »