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CMA CGM set to acquire Containerships to strengthen its intra-European offer

June 22, 2018: CMA CGM Group has inked a deal with Container Finance Ltd Oy, under which the container shipping and logistics business Containerships …

Container Ship

Someone Called the Police on Rep. Janelle Bynum as She Campaigned in Oregon

"When people do things like this, it can be dangerous for people like me."<p>Rep. Janelle Bynum (D) was canvassing a neighborhood near Portland, Oregon on Tuesday, July 3, when a resident called the police on her, <i>CBS News</i> reports. According to Bynum, who was elected to the House of Representatives in …

Crime

Texas Mom Shoots Would-Be Carjacker After He Tries to Steal Vehicle With Her Children Inside

A would-be carjacker in Dallas picked the right one on Wednesday when he jumped into a car with the 2- and 4-year-old sons of a black mother in the …

Crime

Pusha T: ‘The Make America Great Again hat is this generation’s Ku Klux hood’

It was definitely good for hip-hop. What has been more energetic than this? Pusha T on his Drake beef<p>A surprising piece of trivia surfaced during the three-year wait for a new album by Pusha T. The rapper – whose cocaine-dusted songs detail the paranoia and luxury of his drug-slinging past on the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

10 things you should always do before sex if you want to have an orgasm

In theory, having sex is easy. You find someone you like, make sure that person likes you too, and consensually have at it.<p>But in reality, sex often comes along with more complications than many people would think. And some of these complications have much to do with what a person does <i>before</i> sex, …

Sexual Health

Watch: Why Is the South Obsessed with Bojangles’ Fried Chicken?

Chefs and restaurants around the country have tapped into the national fried chicken craze in recent years, but a lot of people will still find their favorite iteration at mega chains like Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, and Kentucky Fried Chicken. A slightly smaller chain with just as vocal of a following …

Food

Watch: White Georgia Woman Calls Cops on Black Woman for Smoking a Cigarette in Her Own Parking Garage

White people continue to call the police on black people who are not committing crimes with alarming frequency.<p>A new video shows a white woman …

Women of Color

Pusha-T on Getting Angry Calls From Teyana Taylor About Her Album ‘K.T.S.E.’

Though Chance the Rapper recently confirmed to Complex that he's got a Kanye West-helmed seven-track album of his own on the way, the May/June …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Sentient Marshmallow Calls Police on Black Woman for Swimming in Her Own Pool

A white man, upholding his civic duty to keep his community safe, summoned local police when a black woman threatened to use her neighborhood pool …

Women of Color

Bernice King responds to Steve Bannon's claim MLK would be 'proud' of Donald Trump

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon said that Martin Luther King, Jr. would be “proud” of what President Donald Trump has done for …

Alabama’s Lynching Memorial and the Legacy of Racial Terror in the South

Stevenson calls the death penalty the “stepchild of lynching.” At the Legacy Museum, the parallel is starkly drawn. Yet historians who have probed …

Black History

Before Loving, another interracial couple fought to marry - The Washington Post

June 12, 2018<p>Before Loving, another interracial couple fought to marry<p>The Kinneys married in Washington, D.C. in 1874. Then, they were arrested back home in Virginia for violating the state’s laws. They fought the ruling in higher and higher courts, but never won the right to stay married in their …

Long Island man allegedly shoves boy after catching kid filming wife: reports

A man on New York's Long Island was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly shoved a 12-year-old boy who had been filming his wife, which has some residents in support of the father who's been charged, NBC New York reported.<p>The alleged victim told the station that a woman in her car had been recording …

My Father The Drug Lord

"It was difficult trying to convince the most wanted man in the world to surrender. But I told him I was tired of the violence."<p>My name is Sebastián …

Crime

My Father the Greatest of All Time

He really wanted me and my sister to be good little Muslim girls. But I knew at an early age I did not want to follow that path.<p>My father, Muhammad …

Largest container ship delivered in Shanghai

Yu Zhou Hao, a Chinese-built container ship,is delivered to Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co. Ltd. in Shanghai, June 12, 2018. The ship, the largest of …

Suspect in deadly Florida standoff had stockpiled guns: police

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A convicted felon found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his Orlando, Florida apartment alongside the bodies of four children after a standoff in which he shot a police officer had stockpiled an arsenal of guns, police said on Tuesday.<p>Officers who stormed a …

Crime

Why Trump Could Pardon Jack Johnson When Obama Wouldn’t

On May 24, when Donald Trump pardoned Jack Johnson, boxing’s first black heavyweight champion, for a century-old criminal conviction motivated by …

Jack Johnson

Man pleads guilty to beating girlfriend to pulp over Snapchat

A Texas man pleaded guilty to beating his teenage girlfriend to a pulp for downloading the Snapchat app, according to reports.<p>Dameon Marmolejo, 21, …

Eurosatory 2018: Huge wheeled military ATV swims and surprises

Gigantic self-inflating tires turn this bulletproof combat all-terrain vehicle into a tiny tank that floats and swims.<p>Sure, it may look like a whole lot of fun and a must-have adult version of Big Wheels, but this eye-catching ATV, dubbed the SHERP, also delivers amazing off-road performance on the …

ATVs

Black man says co-workers built ‘white only’ fort to harass him

It started with the n-word.<p>White people had used the racial epithet to demean Teshawn Solomon in the past, he said, but until that point none of them had been a supervisor at his job.<p>It was 2017 and Solomon was working as a warehouse specialist in Sacramento for Vivint Solar, an energy company that …

African-American News

Einstein called racism a “disease of white people.” His diaries show that he had the disease

Albert Einstein is not just revered as the scientist behind the theory of relativity but also as a humanitarian icon. However, excerpts of the physicist’s private diaries, which detail his travels around Spain, Palestine, Japan, China, and Singapore in the early 1920s, will significantly diminish …

Albert Einstein

Seven True Crime Stories That Should be Made Into Netflix Shows

The future of binge-watching is here.<p>When I started writing about crime, some people still had a notably negative view of the subject. If they didn’t …

Behind the Picture: Medgar Evers' Funeral, June 1963

Myrlie Evers comforts her son, Darrell Kenyatta Evers, at the funeral of murdered civil-rights activist Medgar Evers, Ju<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John …

11-Year-Old Connecticut Boy Fights Off Man Who Tried to Steal Father’s Car 

An 11-year-old boy was not having it when a stranger hopped into his father’s car and drove off, fighting off the suspect and forcing the man to flee.<p>…

A white driver ran over a black man then allegedly sent shockingly racist Snapchat messages

LEESVILLE, La. — A pickup truck hit and killed a 31-year-old black man who was being a Good Samaritan as he tried to remove dangerous debris from a roadway in a community south of here.<p>His name was Sherell "Rell" Lewis of Leesville. Tuesday, the day of the accident, was his birthday.<p>He was a barber …

Social Media

Colourism: Do light-skinned black women have it easier in showbiz?

<b>Rihanna, Beyonce, Cardi B, Stefflon Don, Maya Jama, Mabel, Zendaya and Adwoa Aboah.</b><p>These are just some of the women at the top of their game in the world of entertainment in 2018.<p>But how much of their success is down to the shade of their skin?<p>It's been suggested by some that black women with …

Women of Color

15 people reveal what it's like to be 'the other woman'

Being cheated on is one of the worst — and sometimes unexpected — feelings in the world. Although many hear the stories of the person being cheated on, very seldom do those who are called "the other woman" get to tell their stories. And, in some cases, those are the ones that deserve to be heard …

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