Day: March 17, 2020

Governors order schools to close to slow the spread of COVID-19

Schools in 13 states so far have been ordered to close Governors in at least 13 states and the District of Columbia have ordered the closing public and private schools from K through 12 to slow and possibly stop the spread of COVID-19 or the coronavirus. The states are: Alaska, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania,[Read More…]


Barbara Neely

There’s Boston Blackie and there’s Sam Spade. They were both fictional white guy private detectives. However, mystery writer Barbara Neely named her black woman private detective Blanche White. Blanche in French means white, so the detective’s name was white white. Neely’s character’s name is an obvious play on words, but we will never know for certain because Neeley, an award-winning[Read More…]

Andrew Gillum checks himself into alcohol rehabilitation and out of politics

Former Florida Democratic candidate for Governor Andrew Gillum announced Sunday that he is checking himself into an alcohol rehabilitation program after police found him in a Miami Beach hotel room with two other men and three small bags of crystal meth. Gillum, Democratic Party’s 2018 nominee for governor, admitted to drinking too much at a wedding he attended in the[Read More…]