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This pregnant black mom was accused of hiding stolen goods under her shirt

A back-to-school trip to Staples turned into an ordeal for Sherell Bates.<p>Sherell Bates was 34 weeks pregnant with twins when she went back-to-school shopping at a North Carolina Staples on Friday. She ended up having to expose her belly to a police officer, who thought the bump under her shirt was …

Women of Color

9 Of The Best Superfoods To Fight Chronic Pain Fast

Here are nine foods that research suggests may actually help reduce pain.<p><b>1.Turmeric</b><p>This is another almost miracle food when it comes to pain relief. …

Monsanto Ordered to Pay $289 Million to Dewayne Johnson, 46, as Jury Rules its Weedkiller Roundup Caused His Cancer

<i>by Sam Levin and Patrick Greenfield via theguardian.com</i><p><b>Monsanto</b> suffered a major blow with a jury ruling that the company was liable for a terminally …

San Francisco

NPR doesn't do its job in interview of white nationalist

Ahead of the one-year anniversary of Charlottesville, NPR decided to give an on-air lesson on the proper care and feeding of white nationalists and neo-Nazi ideology.<p>On Friday's Morning Edition, NPR's Noel King interviewed Jason Kessler, the organizer of Sunday's Unite the Right 2 rally in …

Rights & Freedoms

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

How to keep your brain sharp as you get older

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s — but research has unlocked four key strategies that boost your brain power, …

Workona helps web workers finally close all those tabs

A new startup, Workona, this week launched software designed for those who primarily do their work in a browser. The company’s goal is to become the OS for web work – and to also save web workers from the hell that is a million open tabs. To accomplish this, Workona offers smart browser windows you …

Software

400 free online courses with credits that can count towards your degree

These days, more and more universities are offering for-credit programs via MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses. What started with a small number of degree programs, such as the iMBA from the University of Illinois (Coursera) and Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science …

Online Education

The 5 LinkedIn Videos Every Executive Should Be Making

The fact that video gets so much more engagement on LinkedIn today than text—three times more, according to LinkedIn senior director of product …

Marketing

How 911 calls on blacks are a new twist on something old: white flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's getting hard to keep up with the latest hashtags devoted to 911 calls on black people.<p>There's #SittingInStarbucksWhileBlack, #BarbecuingWhileBlack, #GolfingWhileBlack, #EatingSubwayWhileBlack, and even #WearingSocksWhileBlack. Those are just some of the infractions committed by black …

Civil Rights

Jury Awards Man $289 Million In Lawsuit Against Monsanto

A man whose lawsuit claimed the popular weed and grass killer Roundup gave him cancer won $289 million from Monsanto who, along with Haliburton, …

San Francisco

#ServingYourNeighborhoodWhileBlack: Calif. Safeway Calls Cops on Black Woman Donating to the Homeless, Accuses Her of Shoplifting

Imagine you are out and about, doing some good, helping your community and your fellow man when you get the cops called on you, accusing you of being …

Women of Color

LG’s V30S ThinQ will cost $930 in the US

The 128GB model<p>LG announced a storage and memory update to its V30 phone earlier this year at Mobile World Congress, and only now are we getting an idea of what the device might cost in the US. B&H has listed the 128GB version of the V30S ThinQ for $929.99. We don’t yet have pricing for the 256GB …

Here's the Avengers edition OnePlus 6

The most ambitious crossover event in history<p>OnePlus said it’d be making an <i>Avengers</i>-branded limited edition of the OnePlus 6 a while back, and here it is. The <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> edition features a Kevlar-style patterned back along with a gold Avengers emblem and color-matched mute switch. …

Microsoft’s Android launcher now lets you track your kid’s location and app usage

Microsoft is bringing a new location-tracking feature to its Android launcher app. Available in preview, the new family tracking feature lets Microsoft Launcher users track the last known location of their family members. The launcher also includes an activity report of what apps are being used on …

Google Photos is the next big Google service to get a Progressive Web App

Somewhere between a website and a full-fledged app<p>Google Photos is the latest Google service to get a Progressive Web App version. It’s following in the footsteps of Google Maps Go, which got its own lightweight web app last December, via <i>Android Police</i>.<p>To set up the Photos Progressive Web App, go …

Google Photos

Gmail for Android now lets you customize swipe actions

Google’s been delivering a bunch of overdue updates to Gmail over the past few weeks, and one more arrived in the latest update on Android: the ability to customize what happens when you swipe an email to the left or right. The addition was spotted by <i>Android Police</i>.<p>Previously, swiping an email in …

Apps

Black Panther Party co-founder Elbert "Big Man" Howard dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elbert "Big Man" Howard, a co-founder of the Black Panther Party who served as newspaper editor, information officer and …

Black Panther Party

Brave Hearts: Remembering the Little Rock Nine

Arkansas National Guardsmen prevent African American students from entering Little Rock Central High School, September 1<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Francis …

Brown v. Board of Education

Nina Simone

As with so many other jazz greats, gospel music and the church would shape Nina Simone’s musical direction. She was difficult to work with at times, …

Civil Rights

My Best Friend is Scared of Black People

“I can’t go in there.”It was a Saturday night when I was in college, and my friend and I were walking to a party. By the time we arrived, the music …

TV shows

'Am I accepted now?' — St. Louis couple's art tackles colorism

(St. Louis Public Radio) - Married couple Danielle and Kevin McCoy are used to being treated differently based on the color of their skin — not only …

Washington University

IFTTT adds 15 new services, including Hive View, VeSync, and Tailwind

Automation services like IFTTT are great, but are only useful so far as they support the devices and platforms you're interested in. With hundreds of …

This Nintendo Switch adapter addresses one of our biggest annoyances

Last November, Nintendo “fixed” what is perhaps the one glaring deficit on its most adaptable console to date: lack of support for any headphones that don’t use a 3.5 millimeter jack. Unfortunately, the fix was a messy one, requiring USB-based wireless headphones, or a nasty mess of adapters.<p>To say …

Headphones

Cop Fired For Calling Black People 'Alabama Porch Monkeys' ... Then Re-Hired

A Colorado police officer fired for using a racial slur to describe black citizens who were concerned over a police shooting has been re-hired by the …

All Android users can now use YouTube's incognito mode

YouTube for Android just got a lot better at keeping secrets. The incognito mode the video platform has been testing since May is now rolling out to all Android users. Just like incognito for Chrome, the one for YouTube doesn't log what you watch, keeping your history squeaky clean. To access the …

No excuse for forgetting black St. Louis

History happens twice they say: once tragedy, then again as farce. Never more so than under the Arch. In July 1964, Percy Green II climbed the Arch …

Google Pay rolls out support for peer-to-peer payments and mobile ticketing

Google is making several updates to Google Pay, its recently-rebranded service for all its different payments tools. Most of these updates were announced earlier this year, but now, Google says they’re actually going live in the app.<p>One of the additions is peer-to-peer payments. You could already …

Google Pay

Better Relationships Make You Happier, Healthier, and Richer: 7 TED Talks on How to Build Them

Twenty minutes isn't too long to invest in healthier, happier relationships.<p>The science is definitive: People need people. When researchers followed the lives of more than 200 people for seven decades to discover the key to human flourishing, the study director summed up the essential takeaway from …

Black Women Are Tired Of It: Young Model Educates A Fan Who Called Her Ghetto

When a fan called Salem Mitchell's photo ghetto, instead of clapping back, she taught a class and schooled her. See what she had to say.