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The first game to actually give a damn about natural black hair

‘The Valley of Gods’ actually took the time to get its protagonist’s hair right, and it looks fantastic.<p>Unsurprisingly, most video game studios are …

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The story behind the viral photo of a teacher in Ghana showing students Windows on a blackboard

There has been global applause for a teacher in Ghana who posted photos of himself drawing on a blackboard with multi-colored chalk, the features of a Microsoft Word processing window. The students in his class can also be seen drawing it into their notebooks.<p>Social media exploded in admiration and …

How the Black Panthers helped jumpstart free breakfast programs for kids

Their reputation as radicals made the effort a target of the federal government<p>“Here are the children, tomorrow’s adults,” begins the booming …

She was a maid at 9, wrote a hit song at 11 — and won a Grammy at 93

Elizabeth Cotten was never famous, and almost slipped into total obscurity<p>“Domestic, 71, Sings Songs of Own Composition in ‘Village,’” ran a <i>New York</i> …

Here's the Amazing Thing Rihanna Is Doing for Children's Education

If you don’t count yourself as one of the many millennials obsessing over Rihanna’s every move, here’s a reason to join the bandwagon: The 29-year-old R&B singer has recently leveraged her star power to urge world leaders to financially commit to educating children in developing countries around …

Actionable advice to start learning to code

When I started sharing my journey about mastering programming and hacking my education, people got really interested and asked me a lot about how to …

Imagine if Versace was a Blackman would you buy from him?

In the past battling and blurring institutional bigotry was the fundamental job that needs to be done, and blacks of my age owe an obligation of …

How I Increased My LinkedIn Views By 10x Almost Immediately

For almost as long as I've been writing on the internet, I've been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each update was only seen by a small …

Jeff Sessions has delivered a blow to the marijuana industry’s ability to raise capital

In case it wasn’t clear before: Marijuana is illegal at the federal level.<p>For an industry that was expected to generate roughly $40 billion in …

The Biggest, Baddest Hardware Failures of 2017

From the iPhone X to the Juicero, 2017 was full of poor design decisions.<p>Like just about everything else that happened this year, technology in 2017 was a complete mess, from Equifax’s total incompetence to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube sucking up advertising money from bad people, to the FCC’s …