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All the fiercest signs from the Time's Up rally in London

A chorus of women and girls of all generations shouted the words "Time's Up" outside Downing Street, the epicentre of UK government.<p>Through the rain, …

New Magical 'Harry Potter' Artifacts Coming to NYC with 'History of Magic' Exhibit

Get your Floo Powder and Portkeys ready—a magical Harry Potter exhibition is coming to New York City this fall.<p>"Harry Potter: A History of Magic" …

We should have seen Trump coming

Obama’s rise felt like a new chapter in American history. But the original sin of white supremacy was not so easily erased. By Ta-Nehisi Coates<p>I have often wondered how I missed the coming tragedy. It is not so much that I should have predicted that Americans would elect Donald Trump. It’s just …

30 Top to Toe Warming Winter Stews and Casseroles

01 of 07<p>If is often said that the backbone of both British and Irish food is the wealth of wonderful stews and casseroles. There are so many …

This Is Why Your Lip Scrub Isn't Getting Rid Of Your Flaky Skin

Lip scrubs fall under the category of things we don't <i>really</i> need, but throw our money at anyway. There's just something so damn great about a product …

Fresh Ideas for Showing Off Your Book Collection

Although you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, you can definitely appreciate its presentation. Along with keeping all of your favorite texts …

Storage Ideas

8 High-Protein Dinners Ready in 15 Minutes or Less

Most nights, I decide what to cook for dinner based on how long it's going to take me from start to finish. Sometimes I don't mind a leisurely hour …

Healthy Eating

How Interracial Love Is Saving America

As a descendant of slaves and slaveholders, I embody uncomfortable incongruities — just as America does. In “Notes on the State of Virginia,” Thomas Jefferson wrote with anguish about the risks of amalgamation, or interracial sex, to a new nation. Whites were “stained” when they mixed with blacks, …

Black History

Artist Illustrates Everyday Life With His Wife

We've shared many relationship comics created by women, but relationship comics created by men are a rare find- and they're rarely very good looking …

The disrespect shown to Obama still rankles

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the day Donald Trump became president, black Americans exhaled as Michelle and Barack Obama got on that Marine One helicopter and flew away from the White House unharmed.<p>In 2008, black Americans quietly worried Obama would be assassinated if he won the presidency, or killed before he …

Barack Obama

Why Mixed-Race Americans Will Not Save The Country

Americans like to fantasize that a mixed-race future will free them from the clutches of racism.<p>But this illusion is incompatible with an America in which the presidential election was won by the candidate who ran a "Make America Great Again" campaign, which many critics have pointed out was widely …

Equality

Cooler than all of us: how the Obamas upheld African American pop culture

Black culture and art flourished with the Obamas in the White House, showing America that blackness can be mainstream without losing any of its vibrance<p>There is a point in history where every former president ceases to be much more than a collection of cliches. This usually takes places after he …

21 Christmas Crock Pot Recipes To Bookmark

All I want for Christmas is food.

'The old man is dead': Fidel Castro's death sparks celebrations on streets of Miami

Generations gathered for parties in the streets as some saw ‘the beginning of a new Cuba’, but experts said Fidel Castro’s policies had died long ago<p>At midnight they began to pour on to the streets of Little Havana, generations of Cuban Americans bashing metal pots, blasting car horns and waving …

Trump’s election means more police brutality towards black people

As a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, I have seen the way our communities have been terrorised. It may get worse – but we refuse to be silenced<p>Donald Trump has won the presidency. But did he win the nation’s heart?<p>We must believe that he did. And, for now, it appears that his form of …

With Hillary Clinton’s loss, the future my husband and I were planning for is gone

My husband and I were talking about children. That’s what keeps going through my head. We were standing in a long line outside an elementary school in Brooklyn on Tuesday, waiting to vote.<p>“Think about it,” he told me. “They’ll never grow up in a world where a woman or a black man can’t be …

Feminism

To the First Lady, With Love

<b>By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie:</b><p>She had rhythm, a flow and swerve, hands slicing air, body weight moving from foot to foot, a beautiful rhythm. In anything else but a black American body, it would have been contrived. The three-quarter sleeves of her teal dress announced its appropriateness, as did her …

Michelle Obama

5 tips for making sublime iced coffee at home

“Large iced coffee, extra half-and-half and nine sugars!”<p>When the barista at my favorite coffee shop called out that order one day, I actually …

Coffee

14 Hidden Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

If you live in a small space, storage hacks are your best friend. Anyone can save room by bringing in small furniture or putting up shelfie-worthy shelves, but even with the usual tricks, there never seems to be enough room for all your stuff. Instead of vacuum sealing, squeezing or stuffing your …

Decorations

Good Recessed Lighting For Long Narrow Kitchen Design With Unique Wall Art And Wooden Cabinet

Home » Kitchens » The Importance of Kitchen Recessed Lighting Ideas » Good Recessed Lighting For Long Narrow Kitchen Design With Unique Wall Art And …

Interior Design

15 Ways To Get Rid Of Negative Energy In Your Home

Because nothing is worse than feeling bummed out in your own house.<p>Everyone experiences gloomy Sunday afternoon feelings from time to time. But if your home feels like it's been in a constant state of the blues, it's time to banish those negative, sad and downright depressing vibes that can have a …

Feng Shui

The hug that will go down in history

On Tuesday night, former President Bill Clinton spent more than 40 minutes, and covered four decades, attempting to humanize his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.<p>A day later, President Obama did it in three seconds, with a hug that will go down in history.<p>Addressing the …

Democratic National Convention

21 Hilarious "Harry Potter" Tumblr Posts That Are Just Magical

"Hermione Granger and her sister, Hermitwo."