- It is with great joy and anticipation that Victory Community Church celebrates its 25th Church Anniversary and Homecoming Celebration on Sunday, August 21, 2016 with two power packed services at 9:30 am and 3:30 pm.
- The 2016 Rio Olympics began August 5, 2016 and will end on August 21, 2016. Thus far, much focus has been placed on the accomplishments of Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky, and are nothing to snuff at, but during this year’s Olympics, Black athletes have achieved greater success than in previous years. Simone Manuel, 20, of Sugarland, TX became the first Black woman to win an individual medal in swimming. She completed her 2016 Olympic journey with 2 gold and 2 silver medals.
- Authorities went door to door and car to car to check for bodies Tuesday, and homeowners began the heartbreaking task of gathering up soaked family photos and mucking out houses dank with bayou mud, as the floodwaters started to recede across parts of southern Louisiana.
- Your Take: Some reform critics seek a policy regime in which their opinions about school options trump the decisions of individual black parents. That is the opposite of black empowerment. A piece entitled, “Democratic Political Infighting Over Education Harms Black Families,” which was published on The Root last month, Dr. Andre Perry claimed that our organization, Democrats for Education Reform, not only “attacked” Hillary Clinton