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The story behind the racist responses to “Black Panther” in China

In the run-up to the release of Marvel’s <i>Black Panther</i> in China last weekend, pundits warned that the movie could only hope to, at best, match <i>Ant-Man</i>’s opening in the region ($43 million). “The themes of most films with largely black casts will not be of interest to Chinese audiences,” USC professor …

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popsci shop<p>These nine courses will help you ace the exams.<p>Cisco networks are used throughout the world. If you plan to work in IT, you really need to know how they work. The Ultimate Cisco Certification Super Bundle helps you become a certified expert, with nine courses preparing you for the …

New York Hit by Deadliest Terrorist Attack Since 9/11; Neighbors Say Suspect Was Reserved and Religious

At least eight people are dead after a man in a pickup truck plowed through a bike path in New York on Tuesday afternoon in what Mayor Bill de Blasio …

Crime

Tillman's widow: Don't politicize Pat in effort to divide

Marie Tillman, the widow of former NFL player and Army Ranger Pat Tillman, says that her husband's service "should never be politicized in a way that …

Arizona Republicans Want To Prosecute Protesters The Same Way They Do Terrorists

Lawmakers say they're targeting "paid protesters."<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Feb. 28 ― Arizona House Speaker J.D. Mesnard (R) announced Monday that the chamber will not hear a bill that would permit the government to seize protesters’ assets and prosecute them under a racketeering law designed to target organized …

Sometimes I feel that my suggestions at work would be received better if I was white. When I opine on using good business sense ---I get that look like. "Angry Black Woman on a rampage". And yes, I have been called combative before.

A modern day lynching: Why I will not watch the video of Alton Sterling being killed by Baton Rouge police

<b>Alton Sterling (Facebook)</b><p>It’s psychologically and spiritually unhealthy for black Americans to watch endless imagery of attacks against them<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>July 7, 2016 6:13pm (UTC)<p>Another person has been added to the Necropolis of Black Death in the Age of Obama. On Tuesday, Alton Sterling was …

Alton Sterling

Hebrews 10:16-17 This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them; And their sins and iniquities will I remem | King James Version (KJV)

This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I …

CNN Revealed The Oregon Shooter’s Identity, And The Internet Is Upset

On Friday morning, CNN continued their coverage of the Oregon Community College shooting that left the nation reeling in the face of another tragedy. Yesterday evening, President Obama called for voters to demand changes in gun laws, while Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin refused to name the …

[The Android Police Podcast] Episode 177: Jony And The Giant iPad

Welcome back to another week of the Android Police Podcast. To catch us live on Hangouts On Air every Thursday at 5:30PM PST (subject to change as …

Android Pay

Samsung opens its new semiconductor headquarters in Silicon Valley

Samsung has opened up a new headquarters right where the original company campus was first constructed more than 30 years ago at Silicon Valley. This …

Customers duke it out in deli brawl at Publix supermarket in Florida (WARNING: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE)

Beatdown in the deli aisle!<p>A simple order at a Publix grocery store in Florida led to a supermarket squabble between customers, which was caught on …

State Will Seek Death Penalty For Girl In Florida Machete Murder

<i>The following article was originally posted by CBS Miami:</i><p>MIAMI (CBSMiami) – State prosecutors have announced that they plan to seek the death penalty …

Hide Ya Kids: Florida Math Teacher Told 10th Graders “Quiet Down You Ni**ers”

Florida Math Teacher Still Working Despite Students Claims She Called Them N-Words<p>What would you do if you heard your teacher call your classroom …

Teaching

At church, wife found out husband had remarried | The Star

ORLANDO, FLA.—She was at church when she found out.<p>The pastor, standing at the altar in front of everyone, announced that her husband, Patrick …

Orange County

Violent Brawl Erupts at Publix Deli in Florida

South Florida TV, radio news anchor Kelley Mitchell dies at 58

<i>UPDATE: A public memorial for Mitchell will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, at Miami Theater Center, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. Mitchell</i> …

What it’s like to use Motorola’s new Moto 360 smartwatch with an iPhone

I spent one week using Motorola’s revamped Moto 360 smartwatch with an iPhone — so you don’t have to.<p>The 360 is now available for pre-order, and while Motorola nailed it in terms of coming up with what looks and feels like an expensive accessory, the experience too often falls flat. In fact, I got …

Motorola Issue stagefright fix for Moto X 2013 and 2014 models

Security is a big deal these days and recently its been headline news for Android with the Samsung Keyboard scare and the Stagefright exploit. While …

Android News

Leaked Press Renders Show Off Every Last Detail of Google's Next Nexuses

Welp, it’s about that time. We’re anxiously fidgeting over Google’s upcoming Nexus event on September 29. But luckily, right on schedule press …

Vietnam War

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Not every app of the week is always new–sometimes even updates to apps are deserving enough for some fresh attention. This week there are a few …

Apps

The Pentagon's Research Arm is Putting Money Into DNA Manufacturing

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is the governmnet division that tries to take cutting-edge technology and turn it into …

DARPA

Report: FTC Investigating Google Over Anti-Competitive Android Practices

Earlier this year, EU authorities opened an anti-trust investigation into Google. Now, according to Bloomberg, the U.S. is doing the same thing.<p>The …

Tech Industry

2nd gen Chromecast details leaked

A rather major Chromecast update is in the works, according to leaked documents seen by <i>9to5Google.</i> The refresh looks set bring some improved hardware and all new features to Google’s miniature streaming platform.<p>Starting with the second generation Chromecast hardware, the biggest change looks to be …