#1. New President; New impeachment
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has filed to impeach the President. “How Africa” reports that she supports QANON conspiracy theories and criticized the 25,000 National Guard deployed to Washington D.C. to protect the Presidential Inauguration. Rep. Taylor made her announcement on Twitter, and in the same breath, also announced that she is raising money for a “Impeach Joe Biden Fund” in another post.
#2 Roye Okupe, an Ayoo Top 10 D.C Tech & Innovation Awardee, Roye Okupe just signed a book deal. The Nigerian author is the Owner and Creative Director of YouNeek Studios and in his own words specializes in, “African inspired stories”. He announced today on Instagram that his studio has signed a 10-book deal with Dark Horse Comics. We are beaming with pride because our stories, told by us matter.
#3 Black Girl Medicine
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett is literally saving lives! She is a viral immunologist at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health based in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, in an interview with CBS News credited Corbett during a webinar for her work.
“The vaccine you are going to be taking was developed by an African American woman and that is just a fact,” Fauci said.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than 6.5 million Americans have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine so far.