Friday, October 22, 2021
www.yahoo.com By Lauren Gill, Newsweek     Britain’s relationship with race will change forever," screamed the headline above a Guardian column after news of Prince Harry's engagement to Meghan Markle broke on Monday, but the excitement might be premature — Markle will likely be instructed by royal...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Lilly Workneh “Being a woman of color, we need to understand that we’re dope,” said a creator of the...
www.blackdoctor.org By Ashley White Black Love is not perfect, but it’s certainly worth it. That’s why we’re here for the new docu-series on OWN, Black Love, created by filmmakers Codie & Tommy Oliver. Codie got the idea for the film before she met her...
www.time.com By Beyoncé Knowles-Carter       Loving Michelle Obama wasn’t much of a choice. It was something that came naturally, because of how she carried herself. Because she resembled us and was moving in spaces where, as black Americans, we weren’t exactly meant...
www.essence.com By  LAWRENCE ROSS   The Greeks believed in mythical gods: beings whose supernatural powers and immortality placed them above mere mortals. And yet, these mythical Greek gods also were flawed, making their mortality and humanity relatable to those who worshiped them....
www.cbsnews.com BY CAITLIN O'KANE   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgP7Ss2qlBE   Former first lady Michelle Obama has been named America's most admired woman of 2018, according to a Gallup poll. This is the first time in 17 years that someone other than Hillary Clinton was at the top of...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Lee Moran   “If you’d like to thank him for making it OK to use casual racism on Facebook, press 2 now.”   Jimmy Kimmel had some fun at the expense of a telephone hotline set up by Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign...
    Jenelle Riley Deputy Awards, Features Editor@JenelleRiley After last year’s nominations spawned #OscarsSoWhite, all eyes were on the Academy Award nominations Tuesday – and in stark contrast to 2016, this year proved to be a much stronger year for diversity, both in front...
www.totalsports.com By: Penn Collins   Jerrell Freeman was grabbing some BBQ in the Austin airport when he noticed another patron at the restaurant jump out of his chair “like he had forgotten something.” The man, Marcus Ryan, was choking on a brisket taco and...
www.time.com By LISA MASCARO     The 116th Congress gaveled into session Thursday swathed in history, returning the first woman to the House speaker’s office and ushering in a diverse class of Democratic freshmen ready to confront President Donald Trump in a new era...