Monday, February 19, 2018

Illinois Man Charged with Hate Crimes After...

An Illinois man has been charged with two counts felony hate crime after authorities said he called a Black woman and her son the...

Judge Reverses Decision Allowing White Alabama Community...

The predominately white city of Gardendale, Ala. won't be allowed to secede from the largely Black Jefferson County school district after all, thanks to...

Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency Amid Wide...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian officials have declared a state of emergency amid widespread anti-government protests that have persisted for more than two...

Haiti President Strongly Condemns ‘Shameful’ Actions of...

LONDON (AP) — Haiti's president condemned the British charity Oxfam on Tuesday for a sexual misconduct scandal, describing the alleged misbehavior of aid workers...
Camryn's Creations

13-Year-Old Turns Her Dreams Into Reality By Selling Over 500 Paintings, Authoring Her Own...

At just 13 years old, North Carolina girl Camryn Green has already made significant strides in turning her dreams of becoming an artist into...
Apple Store

After Secretly Slowing Down Older iPhones Apple Takes Away Refunds and Offers Discount Instead

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is mulling refunds to customers who paid full price for battery replacements on older iPhones. Apple now offers a $50...
black robotics

Young Robotics Entrepreneur with a Knack for Innovation Secures Massive Deal with Apple

Nigerian-born entrepreneur Silas Adekunle isn't your average 25–year–old with a knack for crafting toy robots in his spare time. In fact, it was his passion...

Gaspar Yanga, The Man Who Led the Armed...

Gaspar Yanga (1545 - Unknown) Yanga was an enslaved man on a sugarcane plantation in Veracruz, Mexico, but escaped in 1570 with a group...

Dutty Boukman, The Fearless Leader Who Helped Spark...

Dutty Boukman ( ??? - November 7, 1791) Dutty Boukman was born in Jamaica but was sold to a plantation in Saint-Domingue (modern-day Haiti)...

Robert Smalls: How an Enslaved Man Took Over...

Robert Smalls (April 5, 1939 - Feb. 23, 1915) His mother had him sent to the fields to work and see enslaved Africans at...

Thomas Sankara, the ‘African Che Guevara’ Who Tried...

Thomas Sankara (Dec. 21, 1949 – Oct. 15, 1987) Thomas Sankara was dubbed "Africa's Che Guevara" after leading a successful coup d’état against the...
FLU VACCINE EFFECTIVENESS

Flu Shot Only 36 Percent Effective, Experts Say It’s Still Worth Getting

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses. Preliminary...
Ultra-Processed Foods

Surprised? New Study Suggests Link Between Consumption of Ultra Processed Foods and Cancer

Stop and step away from the chicken nuggets. And that soda too. A new study into what are known as ultra-processed foods, or foods pumped...

Should Soul Food Go Vegan? A New Study Hopes to Make That Case

Vegan soul food? It sounds like an oxymoron, but it's a new trend catching on at hundreds of soul food restaurants across the nation...

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