On August 5, 1990 William Pinkney became the 1st African American and the 4th person to circumnavigate or sail around the world.
Deciding he wanted to leave behind a legacy for his grandchildren Capt. Pinkney set sail from the Boston harbor on a 47 foot boat. He chose the most difficult tour taking him around the five capes. Read more here…. https://blackpast.org/aah/pinkney-william-bill-1935
“Black Americans need Businesses not Jobs- Dr. Claude Anderson
In a study by Rutgers university in the book: Research in Race and Ethnic Relations lead author and assistant professor Pamala Valera talks about public mis percerption of Black masculinity being hyper aggressive, hyper sexual and criminal which influences the way police see Black Men.
To illustrate she used the case of Furgeson police officer Darren Wilson killing unarmed teen Mike Brown as told by the LA Times, N.Y. Times and the Washington post. Each paper painted Mike Brown in a negative light using Wilson’s words portraying the unarmed teen as a monster the size of Hulk when they actually were around the same size.
Sad to say that this has been a common thing in this country and finally outlets other then ours are speaking out about it. To read more of Rutgers findings visit… …. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-11/ru-mpo112118.php