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Watching Black Panther in Harlem

Black Panther is a deeply satisfying, and a deeply troubling film, for what it delivers and what it does not.<p>Magic Johnson Theaters in Harlem, or AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9 on Frederick Douglas Blvd to be precise, is where my children and I spend many of our weekend outings. It is the closest …

Black Panther

How an inmate hacker hid computers in the ceiling and turned his prison upside down

In the summer of 2015, Stan Transkiy was 16 years into a life sentence, and he had finally found a way to occupy his time. Inside the Marion Correctional Institution, which sits on green farmland off a series of quiet roads in rural Ohio, he had carved out a job running a recycling program, a gig …

Crime

The most valuable data tech companies collect about you

The privacy debate tends to focus on how big companies handle "private" information like Social Security Numbers, credit histories, financial …

Good cheeses that everybody — even nondairy folks — can eat

There's a revolution happening in the cheese world, and it doesn't have anything to do with dairy.<p>For decades, vegan cheese has had a bad rap. It was well deserved. Rubbery and often with an aftertaste compared to pencil erasers or Play-Doh, the plant-based varieties just did not stand up to the …

Most Popular How-To Guides of 2016

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. From start to …

This Photo Of The National Museum Of African-American History And Culture At Night Will Leave You Speechless

By now, you’ve likely seen the hundreds of amazing photos from inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History And Culture, but …

The best superfood proteins a man can eat

Christopher TestaniRather than filling your body with fatty meats, poor-quality fish, and low-protein dairy products, opt for sources that fuel your …

How much sex will make me happy?

If you are in a couple, it will make you happiest if you have it once a week. But having it more often won’t increase your happiness<p>You can’t have too much of a good thing, can you? And sex is definitely a good thing. Several studies show that couples are likely to be satisfied with their …

Researchers want to make license plates for drones

The rapid rise of amateur-piloted drones has created somewhat of a regulatory nightmare. Countless reports of pilots spotting drones near airports as …

Drones

Pocket-sized personal transporters could soon be seen on the streets of Tokyo

<i>(Reuters)</i> — A Japanese engineer has developed a portable transporter small enough to be carried in a backpack that he says is the world’s first ‘car in a bag’.<p>Twenty-six-year-old Kuniako Saito and his team at Cocoa Motors recently unveiled the lithium battery-powered “WalkCar” transporter, which is …

These are the Oppo R7 and R7 Plus

Oppo is taking a leaf out of LG’s book by revealing information about the upcoming R7 ahead of the phone’s official unveiling on May 20. More than that, Oppo just confirmed the existence of another device launching the same day: the supersized R7 Plus.<p>The R7 and R7 Plus have been revealed in a …

Mobile

The 18 most exclusive golf clubs in the US

These places attract the 1% and have become popular among the rich and famous, like Warren Buffett and Justin Timberlake.<p>In conjunction with this year's Masters tournament, we decided to look at just how difficult it is to get into some of the most premier golf clubs in the US.

Justin Timberlake

The First Black Player in the Major Leagues Lived His Life as a White Man

On June 22, 1937, Joe Louis knocked out James Braddock with a right to the jaw to become the world heavyweight champion. At a time when Major League …

9 Iconic Photographs From African American History

Photographer Zack Brown shooting dapper men in Harlem, ca. 1937<br>Eliot Elisofon—Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum<p>1 of 9<p>The casual student …

Why we still need Black History Month, even though #28daysarenotenough

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do black people have a history? There have always been doubters.<p>In 1843 Noah Webster, said by some to be the founding father of American scholarship and education, was asked by black minister Amos Beman to share "some account of the origin of the African race." Of Africans, Webster replied, …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Pebble's new smartwatch raised over $5 million in less than five hours.</b> It used a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds and reached its target in just 17 minutes.<p><b>2. HP stock was down 7% after reporting its latest earnings.</b> It beat on EPS but missed on revenue.<p><b>3. Valve is going to reveal its</b> …

NYPD commissioner: 'Many of the worst parts of black history would have been impossible without police'

New York City Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton spoke Tuesday morning in Jamaica, Queens, a community with a nonwhite majority. In his remarks, Bratton addressed racial tensions following the death of Eric Garner, which involved a chokehold by the police, among other recent events in New …

Educator of the Week Showcases Black History Project

02/24/2015 · by Alison Szopinski · in Classroom Ideas, Educator Spotlight. ·<p><i> <br>Angela Crawford is a two-time National Board Certified English teacher in Mobile, Alabama and a 2014 Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic</i> <i>Grosvenor Teacher Fellow</i><i>.</i> <i>Check out Angela’s blog</i> <i>to hear more about her trip</i> …

10 things you must give up now if you really wanna make yourself happy

<b>Make yourself happy</b>: Happiness is not a goal, but a state of being. People forget that though its true that you feel happiness when you reach your …

Apple Pay could be coming to Europe as early as mid-April

The question of when European iPhone owners can expect to start using Apple Pay may be answered sooner rather than later. Visa Europe has announced that it is putting in place the infrastructure to allow contactless payment terminals to support the “tokenization” service used by Apple Pay.<p>The …

26 Children's Books That Celebrate Black Heroes

From scientists and singers, to activists and artists: these books will teach children about black heroes.

Books

Black History Month: Central Park Displaced African-American Settlement

<b>Note:</b> <i>This is the 16th installment of WCBS 880’s Black History Month series. For other articles,</i> <i>click here.</i><p><b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — The conventional …

History

6 facts about black Americans for Black History Month

Since 1976, Black History Month has been celebrated every February to commemorate the accomplishments of black Americans throughout history. Over the …

Five African-American Geeks Who Made History

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>Comedian Chris Rock famously joked that in many schools, African-American history is often limited to the study of Martin …

16 ways to create your own happiness at work

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found …

Black history, black pride and American ignorance

At its best, Black History Month serves two important purposes in today’s American culture. The first is a needed expression of black pride.<p>The …

This Day In History – First African American to Become General in US Marine Corps

<b>On Feb. 23, 1979</b>, Frank E. Petersen Jr. became the first African American general in the United States Marine Corps, making history. Petersen was …

Here's How To Find Your African-American Family History Online

Finding your ancestors can be incredibly rewarding and an amazingly inspiring experience. The cool thing is that searching for your family tree online has never been easier — there's more digitized and scanned records than ever before, and more resources online to help you.<p>"One of the biggest …

Genealogy