In my lifetime I’ve met a couple of famous people. Some good, some bad but I’d return all the meetings and advice to met one man, my namesake Mr. LeVar Burton. From Reading Rainbow, to Jordi LaForge to recreating the series that made him famous Burton has been not just an advocate for reading but knowledge and history in general, especially when it comes to our people and he inspires me to this DAY!
The Sacramento CA native was just recently honored by his city with a 3 acre PARK renamed in his honor. The PARK includes a fitness area, jungle gym, urban garden and a volleball and basketball court.
Learn more here…… https://www.cityofsacramento.org/ParksandRec/Parks/Park-Directory/South-Sacramento/LeVar-Burton-Park
Leganary 90s artist E40 and Veteran 2000s artist Chamillionaire have teamed up to donate to minority owned and women’s companies.
Chamillionaire is no stranger to donating to minority businesses and initially E40 jump on to raise the bid from 10 to 25K now the pot is up to $100K!
“A Winchester rifle should have a place of honor in every Black home, and it should be used for that protection which the law refuses to give”
– Ida B. Wells
Check this video of an interesting conversation on gun control and rights by Rapper and Activist Killer Mike and NRA TV host, Lawyer and Gun enthusiast Colion Noir.
Here they give an insight into what the 2nd amendment means for African Americans historically and more gun training as opposed to just banning them.
Here’s words from Marketing genius and entrepreneur Derrick Grace Two. After the vid don’t forget to check out his site and his revolutionary “In home banking” board game.