Friday News Bites: #BlackLivesMatter, Obituaries, SPACE! + More

Happy New Year, unicorns! I hope you aren’t too hungover for some news today. I took last week off because of Christmas, and who needs grim news on Christmas? Certainly not me; I’ve had enough of that in the past. That said, I’ve also got some non-grim stories to take along with your Alka-Seltzer.

Let’s get started.

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PoC News in America

Hope you are enjoying this long wonderful, 3-day weekend if you are stateside. Read More PoC News in America

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This just in from ladyblogland: our pockets are too small!

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PoC News In America

Happy Yom Kippur and Eid Mubarrak to all people who are celebrating holidays this past week!

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Record Machine: The Community College Comes A’Callin’

Two months ago, a friend of mine who works as a librarian at our local college posted a photo of an “RCA Victor Prevue” record on Facebook with the caption, “This morning the maintenance crew at the College discovered boxes of what appear to be old vinyl records. I need help figuring out who could take a look and tell me if there are any of value that the library should keep. Any idea who to call?” I may have responded enthusiastically.

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Women Who Rock – Fabulous Five – Black History Month

With this “Women Who Rock” post becoming a weekly thing, I decided that I wanted to honor Black History Month by focusing on a different Black female music artist each week. The problem is that there are only four Fridays in February and I just could not narrow it down to only four ladies. (Obviously, I’ve got the whole year to write about talented women of any race and I will but I still need to choose some for this month.) Read More Women Who Rock – Fabulous Five – Black History Month