Wednesday, June 3, 2020
www.nytimes.com By Katharine Q. Seelye     Bill Jenkins, a government epidemiologist who tried to expose the unethical Tuskegee syphilis study in the 1960s and devoted the rest of his career to fighting racism in health care, died on Feb. 17 in Charleston,...
www.yahoo.com By Richard Natale     Burt Reynolds, one of Hollywood’s most popular leading men during the ’70s and early ’80s with such films as “Deliverance,” “Smokey and the Bandit,” “The Longest Yard” and “Semi-Tough,” has died. His rep confirmed that he died Thursday...
www.thegrapevine.theroot.com By Dara Sharif       Ayesha Curry, cookbook author, Food Network personality, mom, and wife of NBA star Steph Curry, once again became the target of Twitter memes and hot takes Tuesday after she acknowledged that she doesn’t like other women hanging...
www.espn.com New York Knicks lifted their ban on former player Charles Oakley on Tuesday, sources told ESPN, but Oakley says he just wants an apology. "It's not about being at the Garden," Oakley told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. "It's about the fans....
www.forbes.com By Rodney Brooks, Next Avenue Contributor  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15ezdh9xyNQ   There’s a saying: When white America catches a cold, black America catches pneumonia. So, if there is an impending retirement crisis in America, what does that mean for African Americans? The answer to that...
www.blackamericaweb.com By Nigel Roberts   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHPNS-5hBUE   Black folks are sounding off on Twitter in response to Cornel West’s critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates. The Harvard professor has been the focus of African American ire since his blistering criticism of the nation’s first Black president. “Coates’ allegiance to Obama...
www.espn.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oz2ZKzkALtE The New England Patriots are taking issue with a New York Times photo comparison that suggested a significantly smaller turnout for their Super Bowl celebration at the White House with President Donald Trump than one two years ago...
www.wtvr.com   For the first time, top beauty pageants — Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America and now, Miss Universe — have crowned black women as their winners at the same time. And that’s a big deal if you know pageant history. Beauty pageants early in their histories, some...
www.nypost.com By Yaron Steinbuch President Trump lashed out Monday at Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch for sitting during “The Star-Spangled Banner” and standing for the Mexican anthem before a game in Mexico City. The president, who has repeatedly assailed NFL players who take a knee...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     For the first time in Miss Black US Ambassador history both the Miss and Teen National titles are captured by the same state. On July 28th  2018 at Impact Event Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Contestants from across the...
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