Barack Obama has given Drake the greenlight to play him in a biopic. The former U.S. President revealed that he would be happy for the rapper to portray him on screen as he is a “talented brother” and is able “to do anything he wants.” Obama said: “I will say this: Drake seems to be […]
It was just three years ago when rolling out announced attorney Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker was the first elected African American officer to serve the State Bar of Georgia, since its inception in 1883 as the Georgia Bar Association. Perkins-Hooker makes history again! On June 7, she was installed as its 52nd president, which makes her the first […]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences elected marketed executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs as its new president this week. Boone Isaacs is the first black president of the Academy and only the third woman.
Can America’s First Black President, Barack Obama, Lead Other African American Men? Illinois is one of 32 states across the country that has the ability to early vote before the general elections on Nov. 6. Among the hundreds of black women present during the last day of early voting at a local Chicago elementary school on South Stony […]
Herb Wesson Named 1st Black President of L.A. City Council: Why Did the Other Black Council Members Stay Home?
Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson made history on Nov. 23 when his colleagues voted unanimously to name him the first African American president of the City of Angel’s council since it was established in 1889. The story made the front page of the LA Times, partly because of its historic aspect, but also because […]