Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has been named the “NFC Offensive Player of the Week” for his performance in last Sunday’s 32-30 victory over the Buffalo Bills. For Black birders, it was business as usual, putting the daily issues they face in the outdoors on the national stage. A white woman threatened a black man who was bird watching in the park when he tried to get the woman to leash her dog. Perkins, a graduate student at NC State who expects to earn her master’s degree this summer, helped to lead an effort this week to raise visibility for Black people in the outdoors, and specifically in birding. The National Audubon Society had live-streamed two panels, featuring Newsome, Cooper, and other distinguished birders, to its 1.5 million followers. Corina Newsome, a lifelong lover of wildlife who’s passionate about birds, smiles at a barn owl. The hashtags #BlackInNature and #BlackBirdersWeek took Twitter by storm and trended across the U.S. during the first week in June. I’m hoping that soon a black birder won’t be a rare sighting. Chris: Purdue 35 - … Here’s a recap of how UCF Alum-knights performed in the NFL this week: Vikings CB Mike Hughes played just 13 snaps before re-aggravating a neck injury he sustained earlier this season. Though Black Birders Week was created for Black nature enthusiasts, everyone is welcome to participate. Black Birders Call Out Racism, Say Nature Should Be for Everyone. This week's Black and Gold Today Fan of the Week is one-year old Jaxon Sheesley of Northern Cambria, Pa. Jaxon loves rocking out his Troy Polamalu jersey and wave his Terrible Towel. A message from Black Swamp Bird Observatory in regard to the 2021 Biggest Week In American Birding and Coronavirus / COVID-19. Thanksgiving is just a week away. On this bye week edition of the Black & Gold Banneret Podcast, Jeff, Eric and Brian look back at the events around the Houston game that resulted in the dismissal of four defensive players from the UCF Knights’ roster. Oliver’s tweet has been liked 1.8 million times, shared by more than 300,000 people and the video has been watched over 17 million times—and is the most-liked tweet since Sunday, June 7, 2020. The week had been a huge success. One of the biggest social media sites on the internet, Twitter has changed its official display image to show solidarity with the ongoing protests against racism and police brutality. In response to the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, and the racism Black birder Christian Cooper experienced in Central Park, Newsome jumped into action to help co-organize the very first Black Birders Week. Raiders’ pass rusher Arden Key comes alive in Week 10 Third-year player makes an impact in win over Denver Broncos By Bill Williamson @BWilliamsonNFL Nov 17, 2020, 11:50am PST Launched as a social media campaign, Black Birders Week celebrated Black naturalists and broke down stereotypes of Black people in the outdoors and STEM. The Twitter campaign, "Black Birders Week," runs from May 31 until June 5, with a different theme each day. A fake Twitter account using the photo of Black veteran Damian Daniels, who was fatally shot by police in August, is one of over a dozen suspended profiles posing as Black Trump supporters. But any rust was quickly knocked loose, as … These hopes brighten the darkness of … In his video, which has gone viral, she tells 911 operators that an "African … With so much uncertainty about the safety of travel and large gatherings, we have not committed to a decision just yet. The only other change of note this week is the emergence of true freshman Yahya Black as the #2 right defensive end. Lions K Matt Prater was busy coming off of his bye week. I’m hoping that at some point I’ll see color sprinkled throughout a birding-festival crowd. Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals could have issues at safety, Kyler Murray limited at practice, Zach Allen returning and more Arizona Cardinals sign … So Black birders, astronomers, ... have taken to Twitter and Instagram to draw attention to the challenges ... Walker hopes that #BlackInAstro week, which showcased a … Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO) is located at the entrance to Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, Oak Harbor, OH. That’s how the first-ever Black Birders Week, hosted from May 31 to June 5, was born. Follow along the #BlackBirdersWeek hashtag, or check out the @BlackAFInSTEM Twitter … A black man says he asked a white woman in Central Park to leash her dog. Lanham, who has written extensively about birding while black, said he was almost 40 years old before he met another black birder. In response to what happened to Christian, 30 Black birders, scientists, and outdoor enthusiasts joined together to form @BlackAFinStem and launch the first ever Black Birders Week. But the incident has sparked a new social media event called Black Birders Week. She teamed up with young Black naturalists and scientists to launch a social media initiative called #BlackBirdersWeek. Black Friday Spotlight: Target Begins Week-Long Sale With Deals on iPhone 12, Powerbeats Pro, and More Monday November 23, 2020 8:07 am PST by Mitchel Broussard The Black Friday sales aren't quite over - it's still a pretty good time to buy a new phone. June 15, 2020 Berkeley Bryant Editor’s note: This is a guest piece written by Deja Perkins and Lauren Pharr, master’s students in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology in NC State’s College of Natural Resources. Let’s look at five keys to victory for the Las Vegas Raiders at the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday in a game the Raiders, are somehow, a slight underdog:. Many Biggest Week fans are wondering about the status of the 2021 festival. We also hear from Coach Josh Heupel and QB Dillon Gabriel from their media availability, and give props to the guys who stepped in to fill some big shoes on defense. The protests, which began in the United States after a black man, George Floyd was knelt on and killed by a policeman in Minneapolis, a city in the US state of Minnesota. Purdue (-3) vs Minnesota: Minnesota looks to stop the reeling but Purdue will look to continue their quality start to the 2020 season. I’m hoping for the day when young hotshot birders just happen to be black like me. Speaking of COVID, Wisconsin got smacked by it after week 1, and just played their second game this week. BSBO teams research with education to promote bird conservation. This week, black birders around the world are rallying around Christian Cooper, a black man and avid birder, who was harassed by a white woman while birding … Not a good look for the third-year player who has constantly been bit by the injury bug. Black Restaurant Week in Jacksonville with kick off in conjunction with the fourth annual Jacksonville Melanin Market on from 3-7 p.m. Friday on A. Philip Randolph Boulevard. Game of the Week Predictions Twitter Questions Click here to listen on iTunes or click the play button here on the webpage to listen through our Podbean account. Happy #BlackBirdersWeek! BSBO is the host the Biggest Week In American Birding.