The Egalitarian

“Pandemic Fights”- Relationships on Edge

Julia Montanez

July 10, 2020

It seems that the Pandemic of 2020 has brought about a lot of change. This pandemic has opened our eyes to systemic racism, the true compassion of others, and how well society has been handling it all under immense pressures. Relationships are just another arena that seems to be tested during this time....

First Church Truth of God Broadcast: HOLINESS OR HELL

July 8, 2020

Finally, a fierce pastor who will not back down or sell out. In a world that is seeking peace, love, and acceptance, there is no room for the ‘True Gospel.’ Gino N. Jennings is an Oneness Pentecostal preacher and overseer of the First Church of our Lord Jesus Christ in Philadelphia. Right now, he’s...

Is “Buying Black” Just A Trend

Julia Aaryn Montanez

July 5, 2020

The term “buying black” has become a nationwide trending topic and movement in the last few weeks. Many Americans of all races and creeds have jumped on the bandwagon of investing in the Black culture for years without any of these profits being put back into the Black economy. Schools, neighborhoods,...

The Effects of Information Overload

Julia Montanez

June 27, 2020

Humanity is on the brink of a new technological era where our information superhighway is the vehicle. With the invention of the internet, social media, and smartphones, the world as we know it is connected more than ever before. If we want to video chat with our friends, research the history of quantum...

“The Art of Forgiveness”

Julia Montanez

June 19, 2020

"THE ART OF FORGIVENESS" Forgiveness /fəˈɡɪvnɪs/ noun - the action or process of forgiving or being forgiven.   As Maya Angelou once said, forgiveness, "is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. To forgive yourself. To forgive everybody." However, what exactly does "forgiveness...

“Powerlessness, Protests, & Pandemic”

Julia Montanez

June 12, 2020

As an Afro Latina-American, living and working overseas during a pandemic turned worldwide racial equality protest, much of my reality has been divided. I work for an organization that works for the military and I love my job! I help service members handle the hardships of being deployed by boosting th...

Fire explosion in Los Angeles injures 11 firefighters

Firefighters respond to an explosion in downtown Los Angeles that has injured multiple firefighters and caused a fire that spread to several buildings, Saturday, May 16, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)

May 17, 2020

LOS ANGELES — An explosion Saturday at a hash oil manufacturer in downtown Los Angeles injured 11 firefighters who had gone inside the building after an initial report of a fire. Los Angeles Fire Department Capt. Erik Scott said “one significant explosion" shook the neighborhood around 6:30 p.m.,...

Houston mayor outlines proposed FY 2021 budget

Jamarcus Alix, Egalitarian

May 12, 2020

Houston Mayor Turner unveils budget proposal Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says his proposal will close a $169 million budget gap. HOUSTON - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner outlined details of his proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget, which he says will close a significant budge...

Bars, gyms, and salons must stay closed, Texas AG says

Jamarcus Alix, Egalitarian

May 1, 2020

Texas AG rules bars, gyms and salons must obey governor's order. HOUSTON, Texas -- Governor Greg Abbot's ruling that salons, gyms and bars must stay closed is not vague and must be obeyed by everyone in the state, according to a ruling by...

DPS set to launch new system to help drivers during pandemic

Jamarcus Alix

May 1, 2020

  HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- If your driver's license or ID card recently expired, here's when you can renew it. The Department of Public Safety said there's not a date set for their offices to reopen after being closed in March for sa...

San Antonio – CDC planned to drop quarantined cruise passengers outside The Cheesecake Factory

Zeba Kurji

March 9, 2020

Federal health officials planned to drop off some cruise ship passengers at a shopping mall after their release from a two-week quarantine at a Texas air base, one of several reasons the city declared a public health emergency over the new coronavirus, a city spokeswoman said Tuesday. The city fil...

National Black News Channel makes debut

In this Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, photo, Black News Channel Chairman J.C. Watts discusses the launch of the nations only 24-hour news network during an interview in Tallahassee, Fla. The launch followed years of planning for former U.S. Rep. Watts, who likened it too giving birth to a child. It is also made possible by the backing of billionaire businessman and Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan. (AP Photo/Brendan Farrington)

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press

February 25, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. J.C. Watts was beaming like a proud parent as he talked about the launch of Black News Channel — a project he's worked on for years to create what's now the nation's only 24-hour news network aimed at African Americans. He was sitting at the network's Tallahassee...

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