Stacey Abrams Says She’d Serve as Vice President

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The overcrowded Democratic presidential field has a record six women seeking the nomination. But one prominent individual who isn’t running for the top job has thrown her hat into the ring for vice president. Former Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams said she would be delighted to serve under one of the 22 candidates. “I would be honored to be considered by any nominee,” Abrams told The New York Timeson Wednesday, Aug. 14. “I’ve just come to the decision that my best value add,…

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From The Ngemba People, Achu Soup

Achu Soup. Image: Taste Atlas Original article published at TasteAtlas. Traditionally prepared and consumed by the Ngemba people from the Northwest Region of Cameroon, achu soup consists of boiled and pounded cocoyams, canwa (lime stone), water, spices, and palm oil. The palm oil changes the color of the soup to yellow, which is the reason why achu soup is also known as yellow soup.When served, it is typically paired with beef or fish, which can be boiled, fried, or smoked. TasteAtlas is a world atlas of food and drinks, an encyclopedia of flavors dedicated…

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Bowie State to Launch the Center for Research and Mentoring of Black Male Students and Teachers

Professor Julius Davis (photo via bowiestate.edu) According to jbhe.com, Julius Davis, an associate professor and mathematics education researcher at Bowie State University, has been selected for the Wilson H. Elkins Professorship by the University System of Maryland. The award will provide him with a grant to establish a Center for Research and Mentoring of Black Male Students and Teachers. “It’s humbling and an honor to receive such an award. It feels great to know that the University System of Maryland thought that it was worth the investment to create a…

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The 5 Hidden Teachings Of Kemetic Yoga Every Initiate Should Know

Kemetic Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years as a way to refine the mind, body, and spirit of the African Spirituality Initiate. The West has popularized (and commercialized) Ayurvedic style yoga, its postures, and its health benefits. But when it came to the practice of postures, our ancestors in Kemet called the exercise Tjef Sema Paut Neteru which means “Movements to promote union with the gods and goddesses”. To them, yoga was far more than physical exercise – it was a path to Ascension. Kemetic Yoga’s Stolen Legacy…

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El-Shifa: A forgotten war crime

You have to know the past to understand the present. Carl Sagan Missiles out of nowhere Twenty-one years ago, on 19 August 1998, the then largest country in Africa was the scene of a grave war crime. I talk of Sudan, a nation that has been on the front news pages of recent. But I do not refer to Darfur, the civil war in the south or other oppressive acts of the regime. I have in mind the sudden destruction of a factory in Khartoum that was producing essential medicines needed…

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Money Matters: Teaching Kids the Value of a Dollar and Putting an End to the Comparison War

While it’s true that money isn’t everything, it does allow access to experiences that are important to raising healthy and well-rounded children. When families have more money, they can live in neighborhoods with better-funded schools and provide opportunities for their children to succeed outside of the classroom through music, drama and sports programs. But for […] source: https://www.ebony.com/life/family_parenting/money-matters-teaching-kids-the-value-of-a-dollar-and-putting-an-end-to-the-comparison-war/

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Nipsey Hussle to Be Memorialized with Tower Outside of Marathon Clothing in Los Angeles

Hussle & Motivate was the motto of the slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, tribute mural near the end of LA’s Arts District on Violet Street near Mateo St. (photo via flickr.com) According to thegrio.com, Nipsey Hussle’s long-time partner, Lauren London, recently announced via Instagram that a monument in Hussle’s honor is going to be erected outside his Marathon Clothing store in Hyde Park. Nipsey, 33, born Ermias Davidson Asghedom, was shot and killed March 31 after an argument with another individual. The alleged gunman, Eric Holder, has been charged in his murder.…

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