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"We are black people and we shouldn't have to feel like this.” - Zianna Oliphant, age 9
As reported by ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, "Zianna Oliphant, a young girl from Charlotte, NC, gave emotional testimony to the Charlotte City Council ... [Read More]
Today, 23 winners for the MacArthur Genius Awards were announced. Every year the MacArthur Foundation awards a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant to extraordinary individuals who are breaking new ground in their field.
“While our communities, our nation, and our world face both historic and emerging challenges, ... [Read More]
And the gold medal for "Selective Memory" when it comes to women’s achievements in Olympic history goes to John Inverdale. The pro, who gets paid to know the facts about the sports he's covering, gave a fact-lacking performance ... [Read More]
Snail mail is about to get super powered! In the latest round of exciting Wonder Woman news to come out of San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, the U.S. Postal Service, in partnership with Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, previewed four Forever stamps that commemorate the 75th anniversary of one of the ... [Read More]
“I was coming out here with a vengeance. I wanted to show these girls that I still had it in me. Yes, they beat me. But I knew I still had a lot left in the tank so I wanted to come out here and prove it.”
And prove it, she most certainly did. On Friday, 23-year-old sprint hurdler Kendra Harrison broke a 28-year-old world record ... [Read More]
On Monday, Fox40 News, a local Sacramento affiliate, ran a story on Leah Nelson, a 10-year-old girl from West Sacramento, who has embarked on a mission to “fix the future” with a public participation, pay it forward-style initiative she dreamed up in her bedroom called “Becuz I Care”. Designed to make the world a better ... [Read More]
"But does joking about a woman that way make America great again?"
Last night at the RNC, Scott Baio said, "Let's make America America again." So, this morning, when MSNBC's Tamron Hall sat down with the actor best known for his roles as Chachi Arcola on the sitcom Happy Days (1977–1984) and the lead character on Charles In Charges (1984-1990), the ... [Read More]
Veteran Ohio Police Officer Nakia Jones, who joined the force in 1996 and wears "that blue uniform proudly," posted an impassioned response to the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling on her Facebook page yesterday. Over the course of her 7-minute video, she delivers a powerful message. ... [Read More]