Is This America? Four Days Without Electricity, Gas And Water By Chido Nwangwu

For, at least, four days, from February 15, 2021, millions of Texans were forced by the harsh consequences of the failure of its own electric grid to turn to the ways of dark, dreary and rural quietness set in frigid, wintry temperatures…. Without electricity or natural gas to heat homes, it’s terribly and dangerously cold for us in Texas...

The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity – Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

As we celebrate Black History Month, we invite you to join us for a National Conversation with Artis Stevens, President & CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), Cheslie Kryst, Miss USA 2019, and National Board member for BBBSA, and Dr. Nia Imani Fields, Maryland 4-H Program Leader and Assistant Director of University of Maryland Extension. They...

Inspire Change, Become a Big! – Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and the NFL Inspire Change Initiative are teaming up to reduce barriers and ensure all kids have equal access to opportunities. While the NFL is drafting the next generation of players, Big Brothers Big Sisters is calling for the next generation of positive mentors to inspire change in communities nationwide. We need your help! Become...

Attorney Bernard Taylor Sr. receives Georgia State Law’s highest honor

(Photo: Courtesy of Alston & Bird) Georgia State University College of Law will honor attorney Bernard Taylor Sr. with the Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award, the college’s highest honor, in virtual ceremonies on Feb. 16 and 18. The Ben F. Johnson, Jr. Public Service Award is named for the college’s founding dean and is presented to a...