Black Lives Matter in Death, Too – Mt Nebo AME Preserves Historic Cemetery
Some of those buried in the Mount Nebo African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church cemetery in Bowie, Maryland, outside of Washington, DC, were probably once enslaved. "The work of the church's members to reclaim the cemetery is proof that to many people Black lives matter in death, too," says Morgan State University Archivist Dr. Ida Jones.
Commemorative Bricks Offered to Support Local WWI Memorial Restoration
The 40–foot–tall Peace Cross monument, serves as a reminder of the 49 local residents who died in World War I, four of them were Black. Prince George's County has embarked on a mission to restore the memorial built in 1919. The African Americans highlighted on the Peace Cross are:
Retire to the World
After leaving Jamaica in 1968 to live in the United States, Leanora Henry had no desire to travel. That changed when she retired from working at Brooklyn Jewish Hospital. She has since become a world traveller. Henry, a former nursing assistant, takes a pause after absorbing the Hong Kong skyline.
The Back Way from The Gambia to Germany
Mamadi Susso is an African immigrant in Europe, but the stories of African immigrants have not gotten much coverage in the United States. As a pan–African magazine, we are taking the time to again look at the plight of immigrants from the homeland.
Jason Reynolds (pictured), CR Gibbs, and Michelle Obama all have upcoming virtual presentations while the new Jacob Lawrence exhibit continues live in Seattle. If you want a great laugh, check out Lilly Singh's "A Geography Class for Racist People" under Edutainment. Like us on Facebook and get more posting of events between magazine issues.
Can you name these three very famous men? The image of these baseball sports legends ruled our Instagram page. The two on the ends passed in 1972 and 2021 respectively.
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