Posts Tagged: national

pizza

Today is National Pizza Day

This calls for a big slice of pepperoni.  Today (Tuesday) is National Pizza Day.   Lots of national chains are doing special deals to celebrate including, Domino’s, Papa John’s, Little Caesars, Pizza Hut, and Pieology.  You should also check with your favorite local pizza places to see what’s going on (any excuse to not make dinner… Read more »

Da 5 Bloods

Da 5 Bloods Named Best of 2020

The National Board of Review has named Spike Lee’s film Da 5 Bloods the best film of 2020.   In addition, Spike won the top prize for a director to become only the second Black director behind Bary Jenkins to receive the honor.   Receiving this award has some award implications. Over the last 30 years, the film that… Read more »

Lloyd Austin

Lloyd Austin Confirmed As Secretary of Defense

The Senate has confirmed President Biden’s pick for Secretary of Defense, retired Gen. Lloyd Austin.  Austin’s nomination was confirmed by an overwhelming 93-2 margin, making him the first black Defense Secretary in U.S. history.  Austin commanded U.S. forces in the Middle East before retiring in 2016.  He was granted a special Congressional waiver that allows him… Read more »

National Black Museum

National Museum of African American Music to Open Next Month

Nashville is set to open the first National Museum of African American Music in 2021. The museum broke ground in 2017 and will be dedicated to honoring the contributions of African Americans in music. Corporate partners TiVo and Under Armour will contribute interactive installments to the museum which will highlight the sounds and styles of… Read more »