Miami-Dade County To Rename Street After ‘Moonlight’

Groundbreaking motion picture Moonlight continues to be celebrated. It was a box office success, won the Academy Award for Best Picture, and audiences everyone adored the film. However, the citizens of Miami, and Liberty City, specifically, view the film as a shining beacon on their life experiences .

To show how proud local residents are of the film, Miami-Dade County has announced that it will be renaming a Liberty City street “Moonlight Way,” according to The New Times.

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Georgetown University, Jesuits Apologize For Supporting Slavery

Another university has owned up to its past involvement in the slave trade and is hoping to make amends. Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic university in the United States, held a service on Tuesday to admit to its involvement in slavery, the hypocrisy of doing so as a religious institution and apologized, according to CNN.

Barack Obama To Deliver First Speech As Ex-President In Chicago

After traveling the world and enjoying a long overdue break/vacation/baecation with his wife Michelle, former president Barack Obama is coming home.

The Chicago Tribune reports that Obama will visit The University on Chicago to deliver his first speech since leaving office. He will speak with a group of six students on stage in front of an audience of high school students, college students, and recent graduates from the Chicago area. Obama and the students will discuss the future of civic engagement and community organizing.

Franchesca Ramsey gets pilot for late night Comedy Central series

When you look across the late night landscape as it currently stands, you’ll find a lot of white and a lot of men. Despite America being filled with everything but white men, they’re still often treated as the faces of pop culture as they host late night television. Fortunately, Comedy Central is looking to change that.

Franchesca Ramsey, a comedian, writer and host of MTV’s Decoded, will executive produce and host her own late night show for the network, according to NBCBLK.