Atlanta mother’s message to city leaders after son was fatally shot while selling water in Atlanta

In Atlanta on any day of the week you can find children and teenagers selling water on various intersections throughout the city. According to an Atlanta Police report street sales are the cause of hundreds of calls ranging from disorderly conduct, fights, aggressive behavior, arrests, and in some cases, an shooting. Meka Pless’s son, Jalanni,… Continue reading Atlanta mother’s message to city leaders after son was fatally shot while selling water in Atlanta

Shalanda Young Backed By House Democratic Leaders For White House Budget Chief After Tanden Nomination Nixed

Democratic congressional leaders are coming out in support of Shalanda Young as the choice for director of the White House Office of Management and Budget following Neera Tanden’s decision to drop out of consideration following a disastrous nomination effort.  On Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn and leaders of… Continue reading Shalanda Young Backed By House Democratic Leaders For White House Budget Chief After Tanden Nomination Nixed

The Invincible: How Black Leaders in Sports Are Dominating With or Without the Ball

The following is a sponsored article in partnership with Xfinity. To celebrate Black History Month, Xfinity is highlighting industry leaders in a three-part editorial series. The series profiles trendsetters in sports, entertainment, and technology who are making history, today.  We’re here to give them their flowers now.  By Mike “Orie” Mosley  For decades, society has… Continue reading The Invincible: How Black Leaders in Sports Are Dominating With or Without the Ball