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They Made Hit Records and Saw UFOs

      They Made Hit Records and Saw UFOs By Bill Knell On August 24, 1974 Lennon was lying in bed naked in a NYC penthouse apartment on East 52nd Street. He was not with Yoko Ono at that time, he was with his girlfriend May Pang. He was looking over mock ups of his next album’s cover and…

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Trinidad Born Circus Extraordinaire to STAR in Short Film Directed by Emmy Award-Winning Woman Filmmaker

Eight-time southeast Emmy award winning filmmaker Lauren Musgrove to direct film based on the book “Estranged Behaviour” by Tanita Ross-Cady LOS ANGELES — After Purple Magnet Productions director Lauren Musgrove read the book, she knew the story had to be on the big screen. While searching for the perfect lead, she came upon Darielle Williams, a Trinidad born circus professional and stunt woman whose career has…

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Newly Launched Faith Health Alliance Aims to Increase Vaccination in African American Communities

  WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 5, 2021) — National Minority Quality Forum’s Center for Sustainable Health Care and Equity (NMQF-SHC) announced that it will work with a network of pastors to launch the Faith Health Alliance — an effort to increase awareness of the benefits of COVID-19 and influenza vaccination in African American communities throughout the United States. Respected faith leaders…

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Black Babies Awareness Month campaign shines a spotlight on the health and wellbeing of Black children

Campaign highlights national policy agenda and research exploring long-standing inequities and the effects of COVID-19 CHAPEL HILL, N.C — Black Babies Awareness Month, a campaign to promote and center the needs of Black infants and toddlers, kicks-off November 1st. The initiative coincides with the release of the first-ever National Black Child Agenda. Led by the Equity Research Action Coalition at the University of…

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Landsat 9 Goes to Work

  Landsat 9 is an Earth observation satellite launched on 27 September 2021 from Space Launch Complex-3E at Vandenberg Space Force Base on an Atlas V 401 launch vehicle NASA is in charge of building, launching, and testing the satellite, while the United States Geological Survey (USGS) operates the satellite, and manages and distributes the data archive. This current satellite is the ninth in the Landsat program, which is the longest-running enterprise for…

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