Real Significance of The AFROPUNK Festival Is Already Much More Than Just Music Festival, It Became a Part Of Black Culture

Real Significance of The AFROPUNK Festival Is Already Much More Than Just Music Festival, It Became a Part Of Black Culture! One of the most important cultural events in the history of the American rock experience recently took place in Brooklyn. The AFROPUNK Festival turned 10 years old in 2015; however, it is important to…

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Memorial Day

This 3-day weekend in the US is for celebrating Memorial Day, a time often known for the year's first camping trips, first cookouts, parades and festivals, and most of all, for honoring the soldiers that have died in service to America. Originally called Decoration Day, it first became popular after the Civil War, May 30…

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Alarming Number of Children Committing Suicide in The US

Alarming Number of Children Committing Suicide in The US Elementary age children committing suicide is a double tragedy, for any family to suffer the loss of a child is devastating, suicide makes it worse. Children killing themselves brings so many questions, it was not that long ago that kids didn't even know what suicide was.…

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26 Year-Old Soldier Dies After Telling Jail Guards He Couldn’t Breathe 20 Times

When someone checks into jail on Friday for a 2-day stay from a DWI, he should leave on Sunday and be done with it. When Sgt. James Brown did that in 2012, by Saturday he was dead and left in a body bag. There are so many questions, what exactly happened here being the most…

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Boston Bomber Trial: Was Justice Served?

Boston Bomber Trial: Was Justice Served? At the 2013 Boston Marathon the world watched in horror as two pressure cooker bombs went off, killing 3 people and injuring 264 others. The acts of terrorism rocked a nation just starting to feel safe again. The bombs were set up close to the finish line and went…

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The Disappointing Rank Of US In Maternal And Child Health

The Disappointing Rank Of US In Maternal And Child Health Save the Children's annual report on maternal health paints a disturbing picture in the U.S. Despite being one of the most developed nations in the world with access to the best of technology and some of the brightest medical and social service minds, the U.S.…

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The Passing of a King

The Passing of a King Blues guitarist B.B. King is a legend known around the world for his storytelling, singing, guitar playing, diabetes advocacy, and the beautiful Gibson guitar he affectionately refers to as Lucille. He was a new kind of blues musician with his 3-piece suit and distinctive voice, he brought joy to the…

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