$25 Million Fund To Be Used To Preserve Historic African American Sites

Emmett Till Marker Near Grocery Store Site Vandalized

An Emmett Till marker in Mississippi that was vandalized. Photo courtesy of Twitter.

The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund is making sure that historical sites important to black history are no longer attacked or endangered.

READ: Emmett Till Memorial Sign Found Damaged With Bullet Holes

Through the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the fund will receive $25 million and will be financed through partnerships with groups such as the Ford Foundation and the JPB Foundation, according to a report from WSAV. The report also says that the fund already has $3 million on hand. Continue reading

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Damian Lillard’s Love For Skating Inspires The adidas Dame 4 Glow In The Park

Along with his love for music and rapping, roller-skating has been a passion of Damian Lillard dating back to his childhood in Oakland. Commemorating these memories and love for skate culture, adidas introduces the Dame 4 Glow in the Park.

The adidas Dame 4 Glow in the Park embraces classic elements found in skating rinks such as Oaks Park in Portland. It features a glow-in-the-dark outsole and dark gray upper with burgundy and neon blue midsole splatter.

For an OG skater like Dame, skates off the shelf aren’t going to cut it anymore. adidas created a custom pair of skates constructed from the Dame 4 Glow in the Park so Dame can continue to create balance in his life and in the game. Continue reading

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‘Black Lightning’ Premiere Date Revealed Alongside ‘Arrow’-verse Midseason Returns

With all of the allegations behind-the-scenes in the Arrow-verse right now, it’s nice to look forward to a brand-new superhero series that’s removed from the fray. The Atlanta-based production Black Lightning is set to premiere Tuesday, January 16, following The Flash (Legends of Tomorrow will return on a new night and time in February). Black Lightning stars Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce, a super-powered dad and charter school principal who hung up his cape (so to speak) over a decade ago, given the toll it was taking on his family life. But …

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