Year: 2019

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Cool Gear NASA Gear

My son and daughter are nuts about science, space and engineering. Because of that, I was looking for something that every Blerd kid would love. That’s when I stumbled upon a website that sold some really cool NASA gear for kids. They had some neat stuff. If you are looking for some cool NASA gear, […]

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Who is Katherine Goble

Being handpicked to be one of three black students to integrate West Virginia’s graduate schools is something that many people would consider one of their life’s most notable moments, but it’s just one of several breakthroughs that have marked Katherine Johnson’s long and remarkable life. Born in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia in 1918, Katherine […]

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African American Mobile Phone Use

African American mobile phone use is higher than that for other ethnic groups, yet African-Americans are distinctly underrepresented when it comes to holding jobs in the mobile tech sector or being aware of mobile tech’s economic empowerment potential, according to a new study. “African Americans are way out front as avid wireless consumers, yet the […]

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Police Go Wild in Galveston

The Galveston Police Department was forced to apologize on Monday evening after a disturbing photo began circulating online of two white officers on horses leading a Black man with a rope. Police arrested 43-year-old Donald Neely for criminal trespassing on Saturday and needed to transfer him to another location. The two mounted officers, identified only as P. Brosch and A. […]

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Top Powerful Black Women Quotes of 2019

At Blerd Planet, we love our strong black women. Often we can refer back to some strong black women quotes made by our mothers, aunts, sisters, grandmothers and for those of us fortunate enough, our great grandmothers. From Harriet Tubman to famous black actresses like Hattie McDaniel, there are some truly top of the line […]

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What’s the Best Boondocks Episode?

The Boondocks is an African-American themed adult animated sitcom on Cartoon Network’s late-night programming block, Adult Swim. The Boondocks was created by Aaron McGruder. The Boondocks cartoon was actually based upon his comic strip of the same name. The Boondocks season 1 episode 1 premiered on November 6, 2005 . But what is the best […]

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Korey Wise of the Central Park 5’s Coerced Interview

One of the most disturbing interviews of the Central Park 5 was that of  Korey Wise. The stories of each of the Central Park Five are tragic. In 1989, the teenagers were persuaded into confessing to a horrifying rape in the city’s famous park, and were later falsely convicted despite a lack of physical evidence. […]

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What States Have Apologized for Slavery

ADOS stands for the American Descendants of Slavery, and its attempt to seek redress for the injustices visited upon black people who can trace their ancestry back to slaves on American soil. Part of the ADOS movement is to seek an apology from the United States for its role in legitimizing the slave trade. We […]

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Online Grambling Graduate Degree Programs

Online education is the new “normal” when it comes to higher education. The offering at Grambling State University is no exception. Grambling graduate degree programs are currently supplemented by not only individual courses but entire graduate degree programs offered via online or distance education. What is Distance Learning Distance learning is a way of learning remotely without being […]

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Male Personality Traits

Realistically, most people fall under hybrids of two or more categories, which further divide into various other classifications (it’s enough to fill an encyclopedia but this is just a blog entry so we won’t go there). Personality types can also change over the course of one’s life: a man could start out as a high […]

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