Genesis Reed

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I helped draft the Freedom of Information Act 50 years ago. Here’s what I learned about government secrecy.

<i>Mark P. Schlefer is a retired maritime and shipping lawyer.</i><p>On Independence Day, it will be 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Freedom of Information Act into law. Every member of his Cabinet had recommended a veto. The chief counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee told me that …

Surveillance

Sticky Asian chicken bites are as addictive as they sound

What if I told you it can totally be satisfied with a super-easy at-home recipe?<p>Cue the fireworks.<p>The best part is that we're baking the chicken too, …

3 Easy Ways to Maintain Your Twist-Outs at Night

via <i>ForTheFabulousandFrugal</i><p><b>Tiffany writes:</b><p><i>"I did some small twists and wore those for a few days and now I have the best twist out I've ever had. But</i> …

The DIY Hair Care Recipe Buyers Guide

<i>Fro | tas·tic @hey_curlie</i><p>by Kim of the-nha.com<p>Too many people have told me that DIYing is too much work. Hardly anyone wants to expend the effort …

Black Herstory: 11 Black Women Who Ran for President of the United States

With election season heating up across the country, we wanted to take a moment to explore black women’s history in American presidential elections. …

This Might Be The Best Dove Campaign We’ve Seen Yet

Dove is known for its powerful, inspiring ad campaigns, and can be credited as one of the first major companies to shift the conversation and …

The Love Poem You Deserve

Because I never told you this. And I should have. I guess the truth is we all deserve an ooey-gooey love poem. No matter how late it’s written. <i>*shout</i> …

Top 10 Edge Tamers for Natural Hair- 'The Slick Back'

by <b>Christina Patrice</b><p>From wash and go's to stylish updos while temperatures climb, or for slicked back ponytails for a polished 9 to 5 look, sleek …

Meet Mapei, The Singer Out To Reinvent Modern Soul

Be prepared to have her on repeat.

Rhode Island

Stenographer: Holy Spirit moved me

The House stenographer that took over a microphone and began shouting in the House chamber Wednesday night told a Fox News reporter that the Holy Spirit compelled her to do it.<p>“For the past 2 and 1/2 weeks, the Holy Spirit has been waking me up in the middle of the night and preparing me (through …

4 Money-Saving Hair Tools Every Natural Should Have

When it comes to transitioning and natural hair, anything that will help me save money is a MUST. Traditionally, we talk about stretching/diluting …

Hillary Clinton: Why Women Must 'Dare To Compete' In Politics

Are female politicians doing enough to encourage other women to run for office?<p>In a conversation with a Toronto audience last week, Hillary Clinton ignited further speculation around a potential 2016 presidential run. “Hypothetically speaking, I really do hope that we have a woman president in my …