www.washingtonpost.com By Rachelle Krygie Dorian slammed into the Bahamas as a Category 5 hurricane and battered Grand Bahama, the Abacos and other islands for days. The storm flattened and flooded whole communities. The official death toll is 20, but the number is expected to rise...
www.slate.com By REBECCA SCHUMAN The GOAT continues to revolutionize the sport on and off the mat.   After an uncharacteristic error on floor exercise during the first night of the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City this past Friday, Simone Biles saluted the judges,...
www.theroot.com By Stephen A. Crockett Jr.     Here’s the Trump presidency in a snapshot: If there is an issue, blame former President Barack Obama and his administration. If there is a triumph that spills over from the previous presidency, take all the...
www.independent.co.uk By Rachael Pells @rachaelpells Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah is to become the Queen’s new equerry – attending high profile events as her aide   A new personal assistant selected by the Queen is to become the first black equerry in British history. Major Nana...
www.nytimes.com By Jody Rosen   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTH08IYB8ek   ‘The Vault Is on Fire’ The fire that swept across the backlot of Universal Studios Hollywood on Sunday, June 1, 2008, began early that morning, in New England. At 4:43 a.m., a security guard at the movie studio and...
www.blackamericaweb.com By ERRIN HAINES WHACK and SCOTT BAUER     Robin D. Stephens lived through Jim Crow and thought the worst days of racism were behind her. Then President Donald Trump told four American congresswomen of color to “go back” to where they came from. “It was very hurtful to see...
www.wsj.com By Gerard Baker It’s a sign of our unusual political times that in the midst of a Democratic primary campaign featuring dozens of eager, seasoned candidates who want to be the next president, we have spent all week talking about...
www.yahoo.com By Christopher Wilson     Four female Democratic congresswomen responded Monday to President Trump’s attacks of the past two days by calling for an impeachment inquiry and turning the focus of the feud back to White House policies on immigration. “This is a...
www.blackpressusa.com By Miana Massey, Chevrolet DTU Fellow | The Atlanta Voic   THE ATLANTA VOICE — Timeless editions of Ebony featured some of the biggest stars in Black America, including issues covered by Diana Ross, Sidney Poitier, as well as President &...
www.imjustheretomakeyouthink.com By D. Calloway     The tens of millions of Black Americans, or rather Indians, who ‘disappeared’ after 1492 did not all die in the ‘holocaust’ inflicted within America. Hundreds of thousands were shipped to Europe and Africa as Indian slaves. The...