Month: February 2017

Black History Month Post: Esther Rolle

Esther RolleEsther Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was the tenth child of eighteen children born to Bahamian immigrants. She is best known for her role as Florida Evans on the sitcom “Maude” and the spin-off series, “Good Times,” from (1974–77, 1978–79).  (more…)

Nearly 3,000 U.S. Communities Have Lead Levels Higher Than Flint

lead levels in waterWe live in the richest country on Earth yet a recent report revealed more than 3,000 communities across America have higher lead levels than those found in Flint, Michigan and Trump’s recent nomination of Rick Perry to head the EPA doesn’t leave much hope for improvement over the next four-years. (more…)