WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 26, 2020: Thankful For What I Got — Obama Talks The Black Community — Quarantine Time Period Could Be Shortened

1. Thankful For What I Got  What You Need To Know: Two songs have been running through my head this week, perhaps because they have been playing in my car each time I get in. The first is William DeVaughn’s … Read more…

Trump’s efforts to deny Biden are moving to state legislatures, but there are signs, even among Republicans, that his efforts need some evidence

Overturning elections sounds like the stuff of secret deals in smoke-filled rooms, but President Donald Trump’s not even trying to hide his effort to subvert the results of the election as President-elect Joe Biden’s margin widens to more than 6 … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 20, 2020: Red To Blue — Highest-Ranking Black Aide — Diddy’s Our Black Party

1. Biden-Harris Turned This Red State Blue What You Need To Know: Election officials confirmed Thursday night that President-elect Joe Biden has won the state of Georgia. The win includes the state’s 16 electoral votes, putting the Democrat firmly over … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — Nov. 16, 2020: Trump 2024? — Pandemic Spreads Like Wildfire — FBI Warns of White Supremacist 

1. Trump 2024 What You Need To Know: With apologies to poet Dylan Thomas, Donald Trump will not “go gentle into that good night.” Although…..during a recent coronavirus update, he did talk about the handling of the pandemic by the … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 13, 2020: Biden Gaining Acceptance — Sterling Brown Settles $750K Lawsuit — New Obama Memoir 

1. Reluctant Acceptance by Some Republican Leaders  What You Need To Know: While still not speaking publicly about his loss of a second term as President, Donald Trump continues to tweet up a storm about voter fraud. 2. NBA Player … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 12, 2020: Georgia Voter Recount — Election Integrity Threatened — $55M Black Venture Capital Fund  

1. Georgia Secretary of State: Official Recount of 5 Million Votes What You Need To Know: One week after elections, the state of Georgia has not been called for either Donald Trump or Joe Biden. Wednesday Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 11, 2020: Voter Fraud Claims — 200K Upcoming COVID Cases — Flint Residents $2B Lawsuit

1. Attorney General Supports Trump Voter Fraud Claims What You Need To Know: While just a handful of leading Republicans have issued their congratulations to Joe Biden for his projected win as President of the United States, the great majority … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 5, 2020: 300,000 Missing Ballots — 91,000+ New COVID-19 Cases — States Decriminalize Drugs

1. Joe Biden Implores Supporters to Keep The Faith as States Keep Counting What You Need To Know: The voting is over, but the counting of votes continues. The Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ticket set a new record with more than … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 2, 2020: Voter Suppression Continues — Americans Face Another Lockdown — Protestors Seek Answers

1. Voter Suppression In Battleground State What You Need To Know: Acts of voter suppression are not letting up days before the end of Election 2020. 2. Caravan of Trump Supporters Surrounds Biden Campaign Bus In Texas  What You Need … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 29, 2020: Black Power at the Polls — Coronavirus Chronicles — High-Interest Rate Loans

1. Black Power at the Polls What You Need To Know: The messages of civic engagement and political action are getting across to Black people of all ages during this election season. 2. Kansas City Activist Keiajah Gabbrell Calls Out … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 28, 2020: Covid-19 Deaths Climb Again — Kushner Dismisses Black Inequality — Philadelphia Police Shooting

1. Jared Kushner Dismisses Black Inequality as ‘Complaining’ While African American Voters Flock to the Polls in Record Numbers What You Need To Know: White House adviser Jared Kushner and the Trump administration are facing backlash from many in the … Read more…

Maddow: Biden Doesn’t Need The Next Debate. Should He Even Bother? | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 14, 2020: 8 Million Covid-19 Cases — Faith Leaders Opposing Trump — ABC Travel Green Book

1. Supreme Court Nominee Hearing 2. Group of Faith Leaders From Both Sides of the Aisle Form Super PAC Opposing Trump What You Need To Know: During this crucial point in the presidential election, leaders of the Christian faith are … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 12, 2020: Black Business Opportunities — Texas Voter Suppression — A Mask-less Donald Trump

1. A Mask-less Donald Trump Appeared Before Black and Brown Conservatives on White House Lawn   What You Need To Know: A Saturday gathering marked the first Donald Trump event following his coronavirus diagnosis, hospitalization and release. 2. Texas Governor … Read more…

Here’s 5 Things You Need To Know If You Are Skeptical About Taking Antidepressants

Source: FatCamera / Getty During my time as a psychotherapist, I’ve seen that clients are often apprehensive towards taking psychotropic medication. When they explain why, they often cite reasons that are rooted in myths and stigmas about medication, specifically antidepressants.  … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 9, 2020: Trump Says No — Get Your Booty to the Polls — Coronavirus Update

1. Trump Says Virtually No Chance of a Virtual Debate What You Need To Know: Thursday morning’s announcement of a change in the next Presidential Debate, brought a swift reaction from Donald Trump: No. 2. 13 Charged In Plots Against … Read more…

ECB Minutes: Policymakers Saw Need For ‘Free Hand’ In Monetary Policy Amid High Uncertainty

European Central Bank policymakers saw the need for latitude in monetary policy to tackle the difficult economic situation as the outlook remains highly uncertain in the absence of a permanent cure for the coronavirus and political factors such as Brexit … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 8, 2020: Harris vs. Pence — Census Extension — Michelle Obama Blasts Trump

1. Historic Vice Presidential Debate 2. Judge Orders Extension of Census Head Count Through October 31 What You Need To Know: A federal judge has issued an order that requires the U.S. Census Bureau to continue counting citizens for the … Read more…

London Film Festival is easier than ever to watch this year – here’s everything you need to know

While the coronavirus pandemic has led to some film festivals cancelling, some going entirely virtual, and some attempting to crack on as normal, the 64th London Film Festival is going with a hybrid model – so is both physical and … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 2, 2020: Two Steps Back for Donald Trump — Sisters in the Skies — Coronavirus Update

1. One Step Forward, Two Steps Back for Donald Trump What You Need To Know: Just days after a campaign stop designed to talk directly with African American voters in Atlanta, Donald Trump scuttled whatever progress he made Friday with … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 30, 2020: Trump vs. Biden — $1M+ Global Deaths — Diversity Efforts Continue

1. Presidential Debates: Round One 2. Transcripts in Breonna Taylor Case to Be Released to the Public After Grand Juror Files Motion What You Need To Know: An unidentified grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case filed a motion on … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 23, 2020: 200,000+ Deaths — Bloomberg Funds Former Felons — Slavery Assignments

1. State of Emergency Declared in Louisville Before Decision In Breonna Taylor Case What You Need To Know: The mayor of Louisville, Kentucky has declared a state of emergency as the city awaits the decision in the Breonna Taylor case. … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 22, 2020: GOP Senators Take A Stand — Women Arrested For Ricin Letter — Mortgage Payments Delayed

1. Key GOP Senator Says She Opposes Taking Up a Supreme Court Nomination Before Election Day What You Need To Know: The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Friday set off a quick turn of events. 2. Woman … Read more…

Everything You Need to Know About Nurse Ratched Before Watching the New Netflix Show

When the world first meets Nurse Ratched, the cruel asylum nurse in Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, she’s characterized in terrifying terms. She’s too comfortable unlocking doors, her movements sudden and unsettling. Cold air seems … Read more…

We All Need to Work Together to Encourage and Promote Participation in Youth Sports

By ADM Brett P. Giroir, MD, Assistant Secretary for Health and LCDR Katrina L. Piercy, PhD, RD, Physical Activity and Nutrition Advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 17, 2020: New Stimulus is Needed — Donald Trump Challenged — Black Families Purchase 97 Acres

1. On this Pelosi and Trump Can Agree: A New and Fatter Stimulus Plan is Needed What You Need To Know: Perhaps it was the ABC News Town Hall Tuesday night with real, concerned voters, perhaps he saw the What … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 11, 2020: Divine 9 Roundtable — Early Voting — No New Stimulus Bill

1. Get Ready for Early Voting 2. Target to Increase Representation of Black Employees by 20% in 3 Years 3. Coronavirus Update: Lawmakers Fail to Pass New Stimulus Bill Before the Election 4. White Professor Who Lived As a Black … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 9, 2020: DeJoy Under The Microscope — Breonna Taylor Update — Free Hotspots to Students

1. Postmaster Campaign Donations Conduct Under Congressional Microscope What You Need To Know: Embattled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, he, of the recent alleged mail-in ballot slow down controversy, is embroiled in yet another high profile inquest regarding possible malfeasance. 2. … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 4, 2020: Voter Suppression Attempt? — Coronavirus Update — March Murder of a Black Man

1. Another Attempt At Voter Suppression?   What You Need To Know: Trump administration officials are trying to make sense of, or rationalize, his latest off the cuff suggestion about trying to vote twice to make sure one’s vote is … Read more…

Must Read: What Happened to Need Supply and Totokaelo, Designers Reflect on the Future of Fashion

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. What happened to Need Supply and TotokaeloThe already-challenged retail sector has been hit hard by the coronavirus. Need Supply and Totokaelo are the latest boutiques to close up shop, facing … Read more…

News24.com | CSA might need total collapse before it can be saved, says former Proteas selector

Hugh Page, who already last year organised a grassroots initiative bemoaning the state of SA cricket, says independent governance is sorely needed but the right people are needed for it. Sport Top Stories BEST DEAL UPDATE: Lorna Jane Active Outlet … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — August 31, 2020: Remembering Chadwick Boseman — Covid-19 Vaccine — Commitment March

1. Chadwick Boseman: Black Excellence and Inspiration What You Need To Know: To so many, Chadwick Boseman, the lovely, talented man, was a real-life Super Hero. 2. Thousands Travel to D.C. For Racial Justice on Anniversary of 1963 March What … Read more…

‘We Need To Demand Change’: Activist Walks 750 Miles To Join March On Washington | NBC News NOW

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WATCH: What You Need To Know — August 28, 2020: Athletes Take A Stand — CDC Backlash — Time Off to Vote

1. Professional Athletes Take a Stand 2. Final Night of RNC 3. Coronavirus Update: CDC Director Reverses Testing Guidelines After Backlash 4. Companies Step Up and Give Employees Time Off to Vote 5. Tapping Into The $ 15 Billion Influencer … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — August 27, 2020: Prepare To Vote — White BLM Protesters — Testing Guidelines Raises Concern

1. Prepare to Vote Like Your Life Depends on it. Registration Deadlines 2. Republican National Convention 3. Coronavirus Update: CDC’s Reversal on Testing Guidelines Raises Concern 4. White BLM Protesters Harass White Diners For Not Raising Fists in Support 5. … Read more…

NBA YoungBoy “Murder Business,” HOTBOII ft. Lil Baby “Don’t Need Time (Remix)” & More | Daily Visuals 8.26.20

Source: Gary Miller / Getty Say what you will about today’s generation of rappers and how they go about their business, but on the low NBA YoungBoy is one of the hardest working rappers in the game as it seems … Read more…

“We Don’t Need Men To Save Us.” WNBA Star Candace Parker on Making Her Vote Count on the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

I didn’t realize the world saw women as “less” until I started school. I’ll say that again: the moment I stepped out of the comfort of my family’s home, I noticed the world saw women as less than everyone else. … Read more…

The White House counselor’s husband, George Conway, is also stepping away from Lincoln Project. Both cite a need to focus on family

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway announced Sunday evening she will leave her post at the end of the month and George Conway said he was withdrawing from the Lincoln Project, both citing a need to focus on their family. CNN.com … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — August 19, 2020: Democratic National Convention — Parental Paid Leave — Fashion Nova Faux Pas

1. Democratic National Convention 2. Postal Service Halts Some Operational Changes After Outcry 3. Coronavirus Update: Parents May Qualify for Unemployment or Paid Leave If Schools Close This Fall 4. Class, Decency and Common Civility Live Through Presumptive Presidential and … Read more…

The Secret Service bought phone location data, dodging the need for a warrant

A newly released Secret Service document confirms that U.S. law enforcement has been purchasing phone location data gathered from popular apps — soundly circumventing the need for a warrant. Obtained by Motherboard through a Freedom of Information Act request, the … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — August 11, 2020: Brothers To Biden — 97,000+ Children Test Positive — Violence Across The Nation

1. Brothers to Biden: You Will Lose If You Don’t Select a Black Woman What You Need To Know: Alerts have been set for every communications device owned by news and political types as they await the Big Announcement from … Read more…

One of the most important things you need to kill the coronavirus is still impossible to find

Clorox disinfecting wipes continue to be in short supply, the company confirmed earlier this week. Demand for disinfecting products remains high since the novel coronavirus pandemic is still completely out of control. Clorox took several measures to increase the production … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — August 6, 2020: Voting Rights Act — Census Deadline Change, Again — Coronavirus Update

1. 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act What You Need To Know: Fifty-five years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Voting Rights Act of 1965. 2. 2020 Census Deadline Changed, Again What You Need To Know: … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — August 4, 2020: It’s Votin’ Day — HBO Gifts HBCU $1M — Pac-12 Players Speak

1. It’s Primary Votin’ Day in the states of Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington What You Need To Know: Primary elections are taking place in five states today: Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington. 2. New Changes at U.S. … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — August 3, 2020: Extending Unemployment — Risking Covid-19 To Vote — Politicians Against Kneeling

1. Congressman Clyburn to Republicans on Extension of Extra Unemployment: “Quit Jerking People Around What You Need To Know: Discussions continued over the weekend between Democrats and Republicans over the latest coronavirus relief bill. 2. Oklahoma Politician Threatens Action Against … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — July 28, 2020: Voting Rights Bill Renamed — Coronavirus Milestone — Protest Continue

1. House Colleagues Rename Voting Rights Bill In Honor Of John Lewis As His Body Lies In State What You Need To Know: As Congressman John Lewis was being honored Monday in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, his colleagues announced the … Read more…

McConnell formally unveils Senate Republicans’ stimulus proposal: ‘The American people need more help’

Senate Republicans on Monday are formally unveiling their stimulus proposal, which will serve as an opening bid ahead of bipartisan negotiations with Democrats as lawmakers scramble to respond to the ongoing economic and public health crisis sparked by the pandemic. … Read more…