Kimberli Diaz

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Chance The Rapper Delivers An Utterly Untouchable Freestyle Accompanied By A Ukulele

If you weren’t convinced that Chance The Rapper can make pretty much any kind of backing beat sound cool by all the gospel sounds on <i>Coloring Book</i>, perhaps his next offering will finally do the trick. While apparently on vacation somewhere sunny and situated seaside, the relentlessly upbeat Chicago …

How to Bounce Back After Hitting Rock Bottom In Your Career, According to Walt Disney and Steve Jobs

These three lessons from those who have been there can show you the best way out.<p>Like most people, I relish the feel-good stories of successful people who overcame setbacks to make it to the top. But what about when you have a complete career breakdown? I mean a time when you hit rock bottom and …

The Librarian at the Nexus of the Harlem Renaissance

Regina Anderson ate shrimp with W.E.B. Du Bois and let Zora Neale Hurston sleep on her couch.<p>You might not know about Regina Anderson, but you’ve …

Breffu: a slave, a rebel, a fighter – and a woman almost invisible to history

The role of women in conflict is often lost to the archaeological record – but Breffu’s story illustrates how sometimes we catch a glimpse of them<p>Early one November morning in 1733 on St Jan, a small island in the Danish West Indies, two slaves waited outside a small stone house belonging to a …

Black History

Say Her Name: Marielle Franco, a Brazilian Politician Who Fought for Women and the Poor, Was Killed. Her Death Sparked Protests Across Brazil

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Marielle Franco, 38, a black politician from Rio de Janeiro, died fighting for the rights of women and …

Little Known Black History Fact: The Real Woman Warriors Of Dahomey

Fans who took in Marvel movie blockbuster <i>Black Panther</i> were no doubt thrilled by the all-woman fighting force known as the Dora Mijale, the fierce …

Five Traits Every Woman Leader Needs To Embrace

It’s no secret that women get penalized for the kinds of behaviors that earn men respect. This phenomenon has many knock-on effects, making it harder for women to advance in corporate or other organizational settings, normalizing bad behavior because it’s coded as masculine (and thus powerful), and …

Jeb Bush

10 Members of the Black Panther Party You Should Know

Black history is a level of intelligence that requires consistent daily acknowledgement. One month is not enough.<p>Founded in 1966 by <b>Huey P. Newton</b> and</b> …

The Motivation Secrets of Richard Branson, Gary Vaynerchuk and Other Superstar Entrepreneurs

"Screw it. Let's just do it."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a demanding job -- and one that encroaches on your lifestyle. You’ll face long nights, working weekends, tough decisions and tougher consequences. So what is it that gets entrepreneurs out …

If you work from home and don’t have this insurance, you could be at risk

When Regina Mohr started her home-based business, Caliber Meetings and Events, she knew she needed insurance. “Luckily I have good relationships with all my clients,” Mohr said, “but if something were to happen, I don’t have a huge company to fall back on and a huge pocketbook.”<p>Being a meeting …

Health Care

Pagedraw UI builder turns your website design mockup into code automatically

For years, one of the holy grails of web design has been trying to automate turning front-end design into clean code. Early attempts included tools like Dreamweaver and FrontPage. Pagedraw, a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2018 class, has developed a tool to fulfill that vision in a modern …

Launching a Website? Here Are 5 Common Intellectual Property Pitfalls to Avoid.

Don't fall into these trademark and copyright traps.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Receiving a cease-and-desist letter or, worse, having a complaint filed against you in court, is never a welcome occurrence. Multiple resources must be diverted away from your business …

How Daymond John Shuts Down Skeptics--and Why He Thinks Most Entrepreneurs Are Wasting Their Time

The entrepreneur and TV star explains the value of goals and grit--and 'Shark Tank' idiots.<p>Don't tell Daymond John there isn't enough time in the day to get everything done. He might just tell you off.<p>After all, the father of three is running three businesses he's launched--the urban clothing brand …

Welcoming a Black Female Composer Into the Canon. Finally.

In November 1943, the composer Florence Price wrote to Serge Koussevitzky, the music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, asking him to consider performing her scores.<p>“Unfortunately the work of a woman composer is preconceived by many to be light, froth, lacking in depth, logic and virility,” …

Piano

ASTU treats us for an alluring "Staycation" and "Runaway"

We got a 2 for 1 with this newest effort from ASTU, an Eritrean R&B/soul singer-songwriter out of Oakland, CA. The songs are "Staycation/Runaway" and …

Staycations

Watch Anderson .Paak Discuss Radiohead in New Hip-Hop Documentary Trailer

A new hip-hop documentary called <i>Word Is Bond</i> is set to premiere on Showtime on Friday, February 16. Today, the network has shared a new trailer featuring Anderson .Paak, who discusses his influences. “I consider myself someone that’s coming up out of the hip-hop culture. And when I really was …

The 20 best jungle mixes you can listen to online

The fast-paced junglist sound is currently surging through clubs with increasing popularity. More and more DJs from outside the d’n’b world are …

Music Production

Opening Ceremony 2018: Congratulations, you’ve just discovered K-pop. Now what?

The Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics included plenty of performances from K-pop acts … and you’re hooked. What’s a newbie to do?<p>Before we …

Franz Ferdinand are still operating on an elevated plateau – Always Ascending, review

Franz Ferdinand’s fifth album is called Always Ascending, which suggests that the Scottish art-rock band are girded and bound for new career peaks. But is perpetual ascent even possible? It is a question that must haunt every artist, especially in the fickle world of popular music. Even the most …

15 tools that can power your PR efforts

There are no shortcuts in public relations, but there is help.<p>Developing a successful PR campaign is an effective way to raise awareness for your …

2017 is the year cryptocurrency joined the global financial system

This week, the value of a single bitcoin officially cleared $10,000, a new high point that’s over an order of magnitude greater than its price at the start of this year. Bitcoin has defied market expectations before, but in 2017, it didn’t just become more valuable. Bitcoin and other …

Cornel West Doesn’t Want to Be a Neoliberal Darling

<b>After nearly a year of the Trump presidency, do you regret your criticisms of Barack Obama?</b> Oh, no. I told the truth. When I said drone strikes are crimes against humanity, when I said Obama bailed out Wall Street rather than Main Street — I shall forever support that. I was just speaking to the …

Black Lives Matter

Twitter says it may finally turn a profit - after 11 years, £1.9bn losses and hundreds of millions of users

Twitter has said it could finally turn its first profit, sending shares in the much-maligned social network up by 12pc.<p>The company, which has lost around $2.5bn (£1.9bn) since its inception in 2006, forecast that an advertising turnaround helped by growing user numbers could help it turn a profit …

Social Media

Vijay & Sofia, Notte - World Of Colors

Boston ‘free speech’ rally ends early amid flood of counterprotesters; 27 people arrested

BOSTON – Tens of thousands of counterprotesters crammed Boston Common and marched through city streets Saturday morning in efforts to drown out the planned “free speech” rally that many feared would be attended by white-supremacist groups.<p>By 1 p.m., the handful of rally attendees had left the …

Rights & Freedoms

EFF says border control needs a warrant to search your tech

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has submitted a court filing arguing that federal agents at international airports should obtain a warrant before snooping through passenger laptops, phones and other digital devices. Warrantless border searches are currently permissible under an exception …