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5 surprising facts you didn't know about MLK

Tim Wise, the anti-racist author and educator, once said white America celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. "on their own terms, not his." As Wise wrote …

Civil Rights

A Cry From the Heart: Michael Eric Dyson Addresses Race Head-On

<b>TEARS WE CANNOT STOP</b><b><br>A Sermon to White America</b><br>By Michael Eric Dyson<br>228 pp. St. Martin’s Press. $24.99.<p>One Sunday in 1984, my father did something unexpected, at least for a white man in Georgia. He drove us past the little rural church we usually attended and kept going 40 miles south, all the way …

Why ‘Hidden Figures’ Is the Movie We Need Right Now

If you think <i>Hidden Figures</i> is just a movie about a group of black women doing mathematical equations on giant chalkboards to send men into outer space, you’re wrong.<p>The film is adapted from Margot Lee Shetterley’s book, <i>Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women</i> …

Women of Color

Obamas, Oprah Winfrey and others salute black culture in National Museum of African American History special on ABC

The spotlight falls on black culture on Thursday with the ABC special "Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories that Changed America."<p>The star-studded two-hour special, recorded last fall, includes appearances by among others, Oprah Winfrey, Samuel L. Jackson, Dave Chappelle and Tom …

You can feed yourself for a week with less than $15 of groceries from Trader Joe's — here's what you can make

Ramen and mac n' cheese aren't your only meal options when money is tight.<p>Finding a restaurant where you can get multiple meals for under $15 is quite a feat to accomplish. That's why Trader Joe's is actually the place to be when you're on a tight budget.<p>All five of these meals are nutritious and …

Stevie Wonder Serenades Michelle Obama on 'Tonight Show'

There's no better way to say goodbye to Michelle Obama than by having one of the biggest rock stars on planet earth—Stevie Wonder—serenade her.<p>The singer stopped by Wednesday's <i>The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon</i> and paid tribute to FLOTUS with a tear-jerking performance that had him belting out his …

20 Wines Under $20: Reds for Winter Moods and Foods

I’m not one to adhere rigidly to the idea of drinking seasonally: reds when it’s cold, whites and rosés when the weather heats up. This is textbook nonsense that makes it seem as if temperature is the only consideration in choosing a wine.<p>But this is winter, a time to hunker down. For many, that …

8 Management Tricks Barack Obama's Staff Learned at the White House

Don’t miss the beginning of email chains.<p><b>Dan Pfeiffer, former Senior Adviser to the President</b><b>:</b> One of the most important things you will do is keep …

Barack Obama

Go Get Your Ring

I remember when I truly learned what it meant to be a Dallas Cowboy. It was January 1993, my third season with the team, and we were getting ready to …

NFL

Black-ish got Trump and made lemonade

“Lemons” starts with a monologue from Dre about America’s love affair with upsets. This is true. This past Sunday at the Golden Globes, Tracee Ellis …

How to Conquer Cravings, Stress-Eating and 6 Other Weight Loss Hurdles

You know what to do to lose weight: Eat a little less, move a little more, and figure out what works for your body. “No more chocolate,” you declare. …

Fitness

Barack Obama surprises Joe Biden with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Joe Biden hints at 2020 presidential run: 'Fate has a strange way of intervening'<p>Read more<p>Barack Obama surprised the vice-president, Joe Biden, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday.<p>A teary-eyed Biden accepted the medal, the highest civilian honor, at a ceremony at the White …

Canada's response to the US election is a most Canadian nod to our predicament | Jean Hannah Edelstein

The #TellAmericaitsgreat campaign tells America where our northern neighbors stand on the presidential campaign – and it’s not with Donald Trump<p>I didn’t give much thought to Canada for the first 18 years of my life. Many Americans would not see this as a problem – Americans who think of Canada as …

Canada

Barack Obama reflects on presidency at final White House state dinner

The president and first lady welcomed Italy’s PM as guests and performers included Gwen Stefani, Jerry Seinfeld and a dinner prepared by Mario Batali<p>Barack Obama hosted his final state dinner on Tuesday, welcoming the Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi to the White House and spurring nostalgia …

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You're Doing It Wrong: These Are the Vitamin Combos You Should Be Taking

Look beyond pill form when combining vitamin C and iron, says Keri Glassman, nutritionist and founder of Nutritious Life and The Nutrition School. …

2017 Super Bowl Odds, Week 7: After Patriots, not many good teams

After you get past very few NFL teams, everyone stinks; sorry, but it's true<p>Not to get all ranty in this intro, but there aren't a lot of good teams …

The Latest: Ivanka Trump says father will honor vote results

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):<p>7:31 p.m.<p>Ivanka Trump says her father will honor the results of the …

27 Modern Living Rooms Full of Luxurious Details Photos

As one of the most frequent gathering spots for family and friends, whether you're hosting a movie night or a cocktail party, living rooms should be welcoming and cozy—but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style. These living rooms from the <i>AD</i> archives embrace a minimalist, modern aesthetic to …

In Versace, Michelle Obama Sends a Powerful Message at Her Final State Dinner

On Tuesday night, at her final state dinner as first lady, Michelle Obama solidified her legacy as perhaps the most adept and successful practitioner of the art of political dressing that any administration has seen.<p>Her choice of an Atelier Versace gown for the Italy state dinner was not only a …

Michelle Obama

President Hillary Clinton would be historic. Let's not lose sight of that | Lucia Grave

For her detractors on the left who say they want a woman, just not this one, I have to ask: how long are you willing to wait?<p>To announce you’re excited about Hillary Clinton is an oddly subversive act, and to suggest others ought to feel the same, even more so.<p>But following a decisive victory in …

Royalty, Obama & fans mark 400 years since Shakespeare died

LONDON (AP) — If all the world's a stage, William Shakespeare is its architect.<p>The playwright died 400 years ago Saturday, but remains the world's most famous writer, living on through endlessly reinterpreted plays and globally known characters, including the tormented prince Hamlet and the …

Richard III

Hormones, Weight Gain, and Infertility | Goop

Dr. Laura Lefkowitz received her M.D. with honors in OBGYN, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, and Radiology, before switching gears and transitioning …

Women's Health

Voodoo Doughnut's Prince Tribute Doughnuts Are Blowing Up Instagram

Perhaps Clyde Commons bartender <b>Jeffrey Morgenthaler</b> was right yesterday when he Tweeted, 2016: The year the music died. People in bars and restaurants throughout Portland are raising glasses in communal appreciation of <b>Prince</b>, the late great musician who passed away at the age of 57 on Thursday, …

Texas

Could Prince Still Perform as a Hologram Like Tupac Did?

Hologram USA reveals that it’s ready and willing to celebrate Prince<p>Hologram USA, a company with technology and patents that recreate …

Prince's Death 'Probably' Due to Drugs: Expert Pathologist Wecht

With no obvious signs of trauma to the body and nothing to indicate suicide, Prince’s surprise death looks likely to have been the result of a drug overdose, an expert said Saturday.<p>The 57-year-old superstar was found dead at his estate in Minneapolis Thursday, and autopsy results are not expected …

Pulses: The Hottest New Healthy Food Trend You *Need* to Try

By now you may have heard of one of the newest healthy food trends of 2016: pulses. Pulses are part of the legume family, and include dried peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas. You already know these foods are incredibly versatile — there are <i>tons</i> of healthy bean dessert recipes out there, and hummus …

This website lets you book private jet rides that are cheaper than some commercial flights

Stratajet bills itself as "the world's first online private jet marketplace," using technology to pull up real-time prices and availability for aircraft, much like Skyscanner or Expedia except for private jets.<p>Though it's not the only private jet booking website online, it's the first to let users …

Obama questioned on LGBT rights, Black Lives Matter in London

<b>London (CNN) —</b> London's diversity was on full display Saturday during a town hall discussion hosted by President Barack Obama, who faced questions on gay and transgender rights and offered advice to the Black Lives Matter movement during his second day in the British capital.<p>Speaking at the Royal …

New 'Independence Day: Resurgence' trailer reveals epic destruction

Just in time for Earth Day, it’s time to watch the planet get destroyed.<p>Fox released a new full-length trailer for <i>Independence Day: Resurgence</i> on …