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28 African Descendants You Should Know – February 2

Phyllis Wheatley May 8, 1753 – December 5, 1784 First African descendant poet to publish a book. Born in 1753 in West Africa, Phyllis Wheatley was kidnapped and taken to New England, enslaved and sold to John Wheatley of Boston in 1761. Due to the fact that Phyllis showed extreme talent in literacy, she was […]

28 African Descendants You Should Know – February 1

Jean Baptiste Point DuSable 1745 – August 2, 1818 A frontier trader, trapper and farmer, generally regarded as the first resident of what is now Chicago, Illinois It is unknown the year Jean Baptiste Point DuSable was born, but according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, he was born in St. Marc, Sainte-Domingue [now Haiti]. He was believed […]

Lockheed F-117

“Congratulations. You got the Black Jet you asked for. Learn to be comfortable with the night.” – “The Porch” Personnel (early 1998) Appearing more like something from a sci-fi movie, the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk was the first U.S. top-secret stealth technology warplane. And despite its “F” (“Fighter”) designation, it had no aircraft-to-aircraft engagement capability; it […]

Literary Minute – Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman’s Soul: Captivating

By: Jasmine Franklin Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman’s Soul: Captivating, was beautifully written and made for any woman in any stage of her life. John & Stasi Eldredge reach into the inner workings of a woman and pull forth truths that even I had never thought to see or wanted to admit about myself. […]

FYI Magazine – Winter 2019

Having trouble viewing the magazine? Click Here to read it on Issuu.com It’s our 20th Anniversary Edition – hence the gold writing! We wanted this cover to represent what we hope to move towards in 2019 – Empowerment, Unity and Strength! We are empowering our readers to be strong while finding unity in the community! […]

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