Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Is Queen Nefertiti And Other Ancient Egyptian Royal Figures Identities Being Stolen?

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Were The Ancient Queens And Kings Of
Egypt Primarily Black?

Nationwide: During the first week of February, Black History Month, NBC's Today Show aired an exclusive program entitled “A Tomb to Remember: First Look at a Bust of King Tut’s Mother.”

It featured Josh Gates, the host of the Travel Channel's Expedition Unknown. He had traveled to Egypt and there in an underground tomb revealed what he and other scientists believe is the mummy of the 18th dynasty Queen Nefertiti, wife of the Pharaoh Akhenaton and mother of King Tutankhamen.

It is time for the American scientific, media and academic establishments to stop suppressing, distorting and ignoring Black history and culture for the purpose of promoting the concepts of White supremacy and Black inferiority. It is also time for these same institutions to cease depriving Black children of their rightful heritage.

One of the reasons that President Donald J. Trump could so blithely speak of Nigerian "huts" and African "sh*thole" countries in a recent well publicized meeting is because he, and most other Americans, are totally oblivious to the greatness of African people and the richness of their history and culture. Let us hope that, during this Black History Month, the "Truth About Nefertiti" may serve to enlighten the president and a brainwashed American public.


Controversial Nef Video On NBC



The Documentary Of The 1st Black To Own A Billion Dollar Company Reginald F. Lewis Streams With Love

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A REAL-LIFE BLACK AMERICAN HERO, AND
THE FILIPINA WHO LOVED HIM

New York, NY - For Loida Nicolas Lewis, love never ends. When asked why the Filipino American widow of Reginald F. Lewis enthusiastically shares her husband's story and legacy 25 years after his death, she simply remarked, "Because I love him.

Since the time I proposed to him while we were seated together in the subway: 'Darling, do you want a big wedding or a small wedding?' and he replied, 'A small wedding.' Suddenly, he realized what just happened. He put his hand on his forehead and said, ‘I have a headache."'


Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Feel Empowered At The 6th Annual Girlfriends Breakfast of Empowerment

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Stepping into your vision at the 6th Annual Girlfriends Breakfast. Great fun, Great Friends and Great Food. This is going to be another amazing event to come together to be inspired and empowered by women traveling a journey of success. Come share your business, meet and engage with Amazing women from All over and have a spectacular time.




Tuesday Afternoon Movies @ Central – “The Pursuit of Happyness” (2006) Rated PG-13

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If it’s Tuesday afternoon, then its movie time at the Central Branch of the Queens Library. Today’s feature is “The Pursuit of Happyness”. A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he’s poised to begin a life-changing professional career.





Discover The Almost Forgotten Southeast Queens Native That 1st Lit Up The Black Panther Comic Franchise!

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Learn How A Young Southeast Queens Writer Pens
 Organic Swagger Into The Black Panther Comic Series

By Kamau Austin
Courtesy The Vulture.com

The Black Panther is springboarding towards a worldwide revenue windfall that's been reported over 400 million dollars in 4 days over the President's Day Holiday Weekend by some media outlets.  It has broken many records especially for a movie opening in February.  But how did we get here celebrating such a royal depiction of Black culture?

It didn't happen overnight.  I remember reading the very 1st Black Panther Comic book way back in 1966 as a pre-teen.  And actually I remember feeling a sense of pride about reading of a fictitious African King in an technologically advanced nation.  It fired my imagination on the possibilities on Black people being technologically advanced and filled me with pride like the movie also did for countless people over the weekend.

The original Black Panther comic, which I read as a child, was more like an Africanized version of other Marvel Comics like Iron Man for instance.  Iron Man, was really a billionaire, Tony Stark, with a technologically advanced company and super gizmo suit.  Likewise, The Black Panther, T'Challa, was a wealthy African King with a highly technologically advanced nation and other resources.  This was a groundbreaking concept back in comics in the mid-60s.

The Black Panther was conceived and illustrated by the iconic leaders of Marvel at the time the legendary Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby.  In fact, I was always lagging in my reading ability when younger until I started reading Marvel Comics with the science and nerdy scenarios.  So I am in a way really indebted to Marvel comics. 

Black Panther, was the "first Black superhero in mainstream comics" according to Wikipedia.  I remember me and other guys on the block in Southeast Queens, talking back then about the latest Black Panther comics and other Marvel characters we loved - with high energy excitement!

So I know what I'm saying when I state - what we witnessed on the big screen this weekend was not the original version of the Black Panther of over 50 years ago.  That took input from Black writers over the years to get us to the cultural insights of the current Black Panther movie today.


Take Advantage Of This High School to Art School Opportunity - Deadline: Friday, February 23rd

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Queens Council on the Arts’ High School to Art School offers free portfolio development to high school juniors and seniors every year. Sophomores are also considered on a case-by-case basis.


Encourage Men To Avoid Prostate Cancer At Dad's Boy Stage Play

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Nationwide - Building on its success in prostate cancer education, awareness and advocacy, the Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) is enhancing its efforts with a Broadway-style stage play.

 Daddy's Boys tells the story of a widowed father and his sons, whose relationships are fractured, coming together when faced with prostate cancer. This highly entertaining play imparts real-life messages and information to the audience which raises prostate cancer awareness.