On January 2, 1915, John Hope Franklin was born.
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On August 9, 2014 Police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year old unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Deval Patrick | First Black Governor of Massachusetts
On July 31st, 1956, Deval Laurdine Patrick was born in Chicago, Illinois.
Deval Patrick was elected the first black governor of Massachusetts in 2006. He’s only the second black governor in U.S history.
Haben Girma | Disability Rights Lawyer, Advocate | First Deafblind Person To Graduate From Harvard Law School
July 29th Haben Girma was born on July 29th, 1988 in the San Francisco area. She is the first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School. Academics Haben Girma accelerated in her studies early on using braille. Lewis and Clark In 2010, Haben Girma graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts from Lewis andContinue reading “Haben Girma | Disability Rights Lawyer, Advocate | First Deafblind Person To Graduate From Harvard Law School”
Today in History | July 23 | Detroit Riot of 1967
July 23rd The Detroit riot of 1967 started between African Americans and the Detroit Police Department. The riot started on July 23, 1967 and lasted five days. It is marked as the turning point for the black power movement. What Happened? The riot started when police raided an illegal drinking club and arrested hundreds, the majorityContinue reading “Today in History | July 23 | Detroit Riot of 1967”
WHAT IS HEAVIE TALK?
HeavieTalk is a person. HeavieTalk is a brand. Peace, positivity and truth with (tools or) fuel to live freely is the mission. HeavieTalk is a safe platform. Blog posts and podcasts curated by me to empower you to challenge status quo. Whenever I envisioned my future, having my own platform to be creative, as wellContinue reading “WHAT IS HEAVIE TALK?”