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In Brazil the wounds of slavery will not heal

Brazil abolished slavery 130 years ago. Yet, even today its society has failed to deal with the crimes that took place.<p>Evidence of the massive crime …

Black History

Woman Fired After Flipping Off Trump While Biking Past Motorcade

Last week, Juli Briskman achieved peak virality after a White House photographer snapped a picture of her biking alongside the presidential motorcade …

Japan Is No Place for Single Mothers

The divorce rate has jumped 66 percent in recent decades, but women are ill-equipped financially to raise children alone.<p>TOKYO—Raising a child alone is hard, no matter where you live.<p>But among developed countries, single parents—and they are usually mothers—may be worst off in Japan. There is no …

Ref company cuts ties with Adidas over incident with LaVar Ball, female official

A company that supplies officials may be severing its ties with Adidas over an incident involving LaVar Ball.<p>Court Club Elite (CCE) is ending its …

Woman who cleaned Donald Trump's Hollywood star inspires hilarious memes

Amid the resistance against President Donald Trump, no one is safe from digital backlash — even a young woman who performed a seemingly harmless …

Kendrick Lamar bought his sister a car and folks got mad

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dear Internet, stop trying to spend Kendrick Lamar's money.<p>One of the hottest rappers in the game is catching flack over an act of kindness.<p>Lamar recently bought his sister, Kayla Duckworth, a 2017 Toyota Camry as a high school graduation present.<p>Naturally, she shared the good news.<p>"Thank …

Kendrick Lamar

8 High-Tech Socks Made Especially for Runners

Here at <i>Footwear News</i>, we spend a lot of time discussing the latest performance running sneakers, but also of great importance are the socks that …

Harvard withdraws 10 acceptances for ‘offensive’ memes in private group chat

The Facebook messaging group was at one point titled “Harvard memes for horny bourgeois teens.”<p>It began when about 100 members of Harvard College’s incoming freshman class contacted each other through the university’s official Class of 2021 Facebook group. They created a messaging group where …

College & University

Trump supporters gather in Orange County, launch rally with picnic in the park

In a dramatic contrast to a Huntington Beach melee three months ago, about 300 Southern California supporters of<p>President Trumpmarched peacefully Saturday in Fountain Valley to make America great again.<p>The event in Mile Square Regional Park drew many people carrying American flags and wearing …

California

Texas lawmakers pass controversial bathroom, adoption bills

<b>(CNN) —</b> Texas lawmakers call it a push for conservative values. Critics call it discrimination.<p>In a flurry of activity before the state's legislative session wraps May 29, Texas lawmakers are pushing through controversial bills that affect children and touch on hot-button issues of sexuality and …

LGBTQI

Doping: Gambling ad with disgraced Johnson sparks outrage in Australia | Reuters

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A TV ad for a gambling company that features disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson making light of doping has sparked outrage in Australia, with politicians and sports officials demanding it be pulled from the air.<p>Sprinter Ben Johnson of Canada talks with his colleagues during his …

Doping

Man dies after Las Vegas police use stun gun, neck grip to subdue him outside casino

A man in Las Vegas has died after police officers punched him, shocked him with a stun gun and used a controversial neck restraint to subdue him during an arrest outside a luxury hotel and casino on the Strip.<p>The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said it is investigating the incident. The …

Law Enforcement