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The Historical Roots of Contemporary Violence Against Pregnant Black Women

Brenda Hardaway was five months pregnant when police were called to her home in Rochester, New York, because of a family dispute. While intervening …

Free on the internet: The Eisner nominated “Black Death in America” by Tom King and John Paul Leon

“Black Death in America” is an Eisner nominated short story that originally appeared in the Vertigo CMYK: Black issue. Written by Tom King with art …

The Obamas' money: Boring investments, steady income

Like millions of other Americans, President and Mrs. Obama are still paying off their mortgage.<p>But unlike a lot of Americans, they also have substantial cash and savings -- both for their daughters' college educations and for their retirement.<p>They're also in line to receive that dinosaur of …

The Weird-but-Totally-Mind-Blowing Skin Care Powers of Turmeric

It's been under our noses all along.<p>Recently, I had one of those <i>where have you been all my life</i> moments. Not with a guy, but with a spice tucked away in my kitchen cabinet that apparently has magical powers for skin.<p>Turmeric, or "haldi," is a deep orange root from India, where it's one of the …

Skin Care

Michael Brown Sr. and the Agony of the Black Father in America

Thanksgiving at the Brown house, with family, friends, ham hocks, a little football, and an empty chair.<p><b>It is Thanksgiving</b> at Mike Brown's house, three days after a grand jury declined to bring charges against the policeman who killed his son and his city exploded in riots. His wife, Calvina, and …

How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Speed Read: A Black Cop Infiltrates The KKK

While he was a Colorado Springs police officer, Ron Stallworth successfully infiltrated the KKK, even though he was black. Read the highlights of his …