Tuesday, August 4, 2020
www.huffpost.com By Bianca Lambert   The answer is simple: Absolutely.   We’ve seen a wealth of celebrities including Miley Cyrus and the Kardashians appropriating Black culture, plus countless fashion designers sending white models down their runways wearing locs, braids and baby hairs. But what happens when we start to talk about...
www.cbsnews.com BY AIMEE PICCHI     By now, most Americans have received the federal stimulus checks directed by the CARES Act in March to help consumers weather the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Three months later, the downturn has been declared an official recession and...
www.theplayerstribune.com By Kyle Korver   When the police break your teammate’s leg, you’d think it would wake you up a little.When they arrest him on a New York street, throw him in jail for the night, and leave him with a season-ending...
www.blackpressusa.com By BlackPressUSA   If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on HBCU campuses must raise their turnout game come the general election this November.   By Cash Michaels and Peter Grear, Greater Diversity News   If preliminary...
www.nbcnews.com By Janelle Griffith   In 1971, Wayne said that although he didn't condone slavery, "I don't feel guilty about the fact that five or 10 generations ago these people were slaves."   The Democratic Party of Orange County, California, is pushing to remove John...
www.nytimes.com By Dillon Hayes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knQZwiezmhI   Cowboys are among the most iconic figures of the American West. They’re mythologized as strong, independent people who live and die by their own terms on the frontier. And in movies, the people who play them are...
www.time.com BY MADELEINE CARLISLE    A reporter in Oklahoma who covered President Donald Trump’s June 20 rally in Tulsa, Okla., says he has tested positive for COVID-19. Paul Monies, a reporter for the investigative nonprofit news organization the Oklahoma Watch, disclosed his test on Twitter on Friday.     “Friends, I...
www.cnn.com By Lisa Respers France   One of the major highlights of Sunday's BET Awards was Beyoncé receiving the prestigious Humanitarian Award. Michelle Obama presented the honor to the superstar, who also happens to be the friend of the former first lady. Obama...
www.vibe.com   https://youtu.be/FKKmBT1wefA   Mrs. Cosby slammed the Me Too movement, and defended her husband. Camille Cosby is speaking out in her first major interview in six years. The 76-year-old producer and wife of Bill Cosby talked to ABC News after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed to...
www.thegrio.com By Blue Telusma Aylin Caliskan and Akshat Pandey found that when passengers were either picked up from or headed to minority and/or lower-income neighborhoods they were charged more per mile. A new study that analyzed over 100 million ride-sharing trips in Chicago...
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