One Starbuck’s barista did more than make many Pumpkin Spice Lattes, he saved a life. (DNAInfo)

Maurice Rowland and Miguel Alvarez, a cook and a janitor respectively, kept a California assisted living home afloat after everyone else left. (NPR)

Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Joliet, Illinois welcome a new pastor who is young in age but big on ideas. (The Times Weekly)

As part of their Life Cycles of Inequity: A Series on Black Men, Colorlines recently highlighted the stories of four unmarried working-class fathers. (Colorlines)

“12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen is set to make a film about Paul Robeson. (The Guardian)

Ever wonder about the best states for black people to thrive in? The Root has the answers.  (The Root)

The Smithsonian Institution will soon be the new home of Emmett Till’s casket. (CBS News)

And just in case you haven’t seen President Barack Obama’s Immigration Action speech check it out, here. (YouTube)


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