www.buzzfeed.com By Patrice Peck Of the 2,952 athletes competing at this year's Winter Olympics, only 43 (1.45-percent) of those athletes are black. Some have already made history, while all are challenging perceptions of what a winter athlete looks like. Here are the...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSFt7cuSmaI Edwin Hakins the four-time Grammy® Award-winning leader of The Edwin Hawkins Singers’ 1969 million-seller, “Oh Happy Day,” died January 15 th at his home in the Bay area, after a bout with pancreatic cancer. He was...
www.aol.com     Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle reportedly want to invite former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama to their wedding in May, but government officials in the United Kingdom are worried such a move...
www.newsone.com Written By Nigel Roberts   McNair refused to allow the Jim Crow South to limit his ambitions.     The nation paused on Monday to remember the ill-fated space shuttle Challenger mission in 1986, including pioneering African-American astronaut Ronald McNair, who overcame racism of the Jim Crow...
www.news9.com     LOS ANGELES - President Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was destroyed early Wednesday morning. Officials are investigating the hole in the sidewalk where the President's star used to be. CBS-Los Angeles first reported the incident. Donald Trump's star has...
FREEDOM IS ONE GENERATION AWAY FROM EXTINCTION   President Ronald Reagan said, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed...
www.hellobeautiful.com Danielle James , Style & Beauty Editor FacebookTwitterEmailMore President-elect Donald Trump was sworn into office, Friday, January 20th, 2017. In 2008, we were shouting ‘Yes we can!,’ with hope for the future bright and burning. Now, on the heels of a messy...
www.thewashingtontimes.com By Kelly Riddell - The Washington Times  Susan Rice, who Newsweek once described as former President Barack Obama’s “right-hand woman,” was at the center of unmasking Trump administration officials, a new report concludes. Eli Lake, who broke the story for Bloomberg...
www.thevox.com By Li Zhouli@vox.com      It’s officially day 18 of the partial government shutdown — and its effects are becoming increasingly apparent. The December 21 deadline for funding a portion of the government, including the State Department, the Justice Department, the Transportation Department, the...
www.huffingtonpost.com An exhibition on view at The Studio Museum in Harlem hopes to retire the persistent myth equating cowboys with whiteness. Priscilla Frank Arts Writer, The Huffington Post A quick internet search of “American cowboy” yields a predictable crop of images....