The Flu Shuns Us, Says Health Doctor
Tales from Historic Mount Nebo Series Continued: On November 2, 1918, as the Spanish Flu pandemic marched around the world and eventually killing more than 50,000,000 people in two years, a headline in the Cleveland Advocate, a Black newspaper, read: "'Flu' Shuns Us,' Says Health Doctor."
Ain't Nobody Infallible – Baldwin's The Amen Corner Returns to DC
Shakespeare Theater is reopening the James Baldwin epic for a limited two week run September 14 – September 26 as it and other theaters across the greater DC area have united to require that their audiences provide proof of vaccination in order to attend all live performances at indoor venues.
What's Next in Tech?
Here's where some of Fidelity's portfolio managers see potential opportunities. It also provides insights on future consumer products and job opportunities.
Obama Legacy Speeches Oratorical Contest Winner
Shabad Singh's presentation won her the 2021 President Barack Obama Legacy Speeches Oratorical Contest. The event showcased Prince George's County, Maryland middle school students who presented two-minute excerpts from some of President Obama's most iconic speeches - from pre–presidential oratory to his farewell speech in 2017.
Gambian Fundraisers a Major Success
For the second fundraiser in a row, you have allowed us to exceed our fundraising goals. Before our August 15, 2021 deadline, we raised $195 more than the $1,850 needed. Abaraka, or thank you in Mandinka, the most widely–spoken language in The Gambia.
This issue has a plethora of new headings including Books, Fashion (a talk with Tracee Ellis Ross and others), History and Black History, Opening, Movies, and Music to cover new events. The history event is an online workshop. Both movies are online, one Christian and the other a story of entrepreneurs with disabilities. Most events are free.
It's not unusual for history related stories to attract and engage our readers the most and that continued, plus a political note. We hope to attract more readers on social media to follow us on Instagram and Twitter and to like us on Facebook. And, if you already do, thanks, and please invite a friend.