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Black writers courageously staring down the white gaze – this is why we all must read them

The white gaze – it is a phrase that resonates in black American literature. Writers from WEB Du Bois to Ralph Ellison to James Baldwin and Toni Morrison have struggled with it and railed against it.<p>As Morrison – a Nobel Laureate – once said:<p>Our lives have no meaning, no depth without the white …

Literature

26 Gooey Pasta Bakes You'll Want To Eat All Week

Lovin' in the oven.

Watch What This Guy Does After He Catches His Girlfriend Cheating On Him

Society has this bizarre fascination with people who cheat on their significant others. Just look at today’s top story regarding Ashley Madison. The site, which promotes itself as a place for discreet encounters and married dating, was hit by hackers who were upset about the business model. In …

The Xbox One Effectively Costs $230 This Week

While this is not the “Sale! Sale! Sale!” glossy section of the newspaper, it has become clear that Microsoft is running a promotion that is slipping under the radar for many, and is actually the single best deal on any new-gen console we’ve seen since their 2013 launch.<p>In the wake of E3, Microsoft …

World War II

10 Funny Things I Will Do Someday

Quinoa: Health Benefits & Nutrition Facts

Quinoa, often described as a "superfood" or a "supergrain," has become popular among the health conscious, with good reason. Quinoa (pronounced …

Nutrition

Three Rocks at Bandon

Sweet and Sour Pork with Ginger (for Confinement)

Sweet and Sour Pork (fresh spare ribs)<p>I will also rinse the pork in warm water when I get them from the vendor (just in case). Then throw it into a …

How impressive is the camera in iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? Let Iceland show you

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>If you’re among the thousands standing in line for a new iPhone, you probably have a little time to kill. So this …

Visual Breakdown For Snowpiercer Reveals The Train's Secret Meaning

We shall never tire of analyzing Bong Joon-Ho's <i>Snowpiercer</i><i>.</i> And now, Nerdwriter has compiled a video breakdown of the film's visual allegories. Watch …

Better Squatting For Better Running | Competitor.com

<i>Learning to squat effectively teaches runners how to be better runners by addressing and improving basic athletic skills.</i><p>Irrespective of the training …

Tenerife Landscape

20 Biggest Songs of the Summer: The 1970s

20<p>The possibilities of the LP format that were explored in the 1960s flowered more fully in the Seventies, with rock, R&B and countless emerging new …

Music

STEINLE, Edward Jakob vonThe Lorelei1864Oil on canvas, 211 x 135 cmSammlung Schack, Munich

<b>STEINLE, Edward Jakob von</b><br>The Lorelei<br>1864<br>Oil on canvas, 211 x 135 cm<br>Sammlung Schack, Munich

George Zimmerman in millions of dollars in debt after Trayvon Martin shooting case

Trayvon Martin killer has no job and spends hundreds of dollars a month on counselling<p>George Zimmerman, the neighbourhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed black teenager, has been left with millions of dollars of debts, papers filed as part of his divorce proceedings show.<p>Shellie Zimmerman …

LeBron James Opts Out of Miami Heat Contract: Hollywood Reacts, Dallas Cowboys Offer Him a Job

As the biggest name in the NBA explores his free agency options, stars from sports and entertainment speculate about where he will play next, and …

Michelle Wie twerks, fills U.S. Women's Open trophy with 21 beers to celebrate 1st major

An American wins the national championship and celebrates accordingly.<p>While most of America was nervously sweating out the Portugal match Sunday night, Michelle Wie was rather enjoying her first major championship. Whenever Wie is involved in a major championship, it's obviously very good for …

Dow, S&P 500 extend string of record closes | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs again on Monday as more deal news raised enthusiasm for stocks, though Wall Street’s fear gauge advanced.<p>It was a fourth straight record closing high for the S&P 500 and a third for the Dow. The gains, though, have been moderate in most …