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Michelle Obama: The Historic Legacy of the Nation's First Black First Lady

For the past two years, Michelle Obama has attended a ceremony in the East Room of White House honoring the country's school counselor of the year as part of her program encouraging students to pursue higher learning. On Friday, she will use the occasion to give her final remarks as first lady of …

Michelle Obama

Exclusive: How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down

In a searing investigation into the once lauded biotech start-up Theranos, Nick Bilton discovers that its precocious founder defied medical experts—even her own chief scientist—about the veracity of its now discredited blood-testing technology. She built a corporation based on secrecy in the hope …

Genetic Engineering

How I Set Aside Two Days Each Week To Work On Just One Thing

You already know about time “batching,” but when those batch periods slide all over your schedule, they aren’t much good to you.<p>My company recently surveyed more than 350 U.S. business owners on the biggest time-wasters in their workdays. The results weren’t much of a shock, with email coming up on …

Time Management

Prince’s Women and Me: The Collaborators Who Inspired a Generation

The first lyrics I can remember ever singing came in 1984, when I was six: “I’m not a woman. I’m not a man. I am something that you will never …

Time I

Traces of Times Lost

How childhood memories shape us, even after we've forgotten them<p>The slippery baby in the plastic blue tub cringes when her daddy, holding a drippy orange washcloth, leaks a bit of water in her face. He is bathing her for the first time. “Make sure you get the folds in her neck, where milk hides,” I …

Google Executive: You Can Win Every Interview With These 6 Steps

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Laszlo Bock originally published this post on LinkedIn. Follow Laszlo on LinkedIn.</i><p>Three unbelievably cool things happened to me …

Employment

Our Assumptions About Old and Young Workers Are Wrong

It is almost second nature to create stereotypes of people based on age. If someone is in their twenties then they must be technologically adept, obsessed with keeping fit, prepared to change jobs frequently whilst obviously searching for meaningful work. Those in their sixties and seventies must …

Management

To Get Promoted, Get Feedback from Your Critics

Individuals often struggle to know where they need to grow in order to move up to the next level. One of the best strategies for aspiring leaders to rise through the ranks in organizations is to create a personal board of directors. The board is a group of six to eight people you select to help …

Leadership

The Day After: Obama on His Legacy, Trump's Win and the Path Forward

Commander in chief reflects on the election results and how he'll spend his time post-White House<p>My final interview with President Obama in the White …

A Moment Like This Used to Get a Black Man Killed

A few words about progress. And grace. And American cool.<p><i>I play it cool/I dig all jive/That's the reason I stay alive.</i><p>—Langston Hughes<p>PHILADELPHIA—On the crowded convention floor on Wednesday night, as the President of the United States gave his heart and his soul to the campaign of Hillary Rodham …

Barack Obama

Obama’s Aesthetic of Cool

On stage a young black man, the president of the United States, warmly embraced an older white woman in front of god and all the world. It is now an …

Democratic National Convention

Read the Full Transcript of Jesse Williams’ Powerful Speech on Race at the BET Awards

<i>Grey’s Anatomy</i> actor Jesse Williams was awarded BET’s Humanitarian Award on Sunday night. The outspoken human rights activist—who executive produced …

BET Awards

11 Foods You Should Buy Organic

You’ve heard that it’s a good idea to buy organic foods, and you probably do when you can (and, let’s be honest, when you can afford it). But with organic food options ranging from cookies to produce, how are you supposed to know which is worth it and which is kind of a rip-off?<p>First, why we do it: …

Today Is the 33rd Anniversary of Prince's First Performance of 'Purple Rain'

The artist known as Prince Rogers Nelson has a musical legacy that most artists can only dream of. His most famous song is undoubtedly “Purple Rain” …

Prince

Diabetes Diet– How To Control Your Diabetes Naturally

Finding Your Right Diabetes Diet<p>The appropriate diabetes diet is essential in the regulation of blood sugar levels. It’s been said many times that …

Diabetes

You CAN eat to beat diabetes - so why isn't the NHS telling you how? The man behind the revolutionary 5:2 diet reveals exactly what should be on YOUR plate

• <b>Doctors aren't taught about nutrition and exercise, says TV doctor Mosley</b>• <b><br>While UK is in grip of 'major health crisis' of ever-rising blood sugar</b> …

The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

Why You Should Get Your Free FICO Score

There are plenty of promotions on the internet these days offering to give you your credit score for free. They come from banks, credit unions, and …

Personal Finance

This Week in Fiction: Discovering an Unpublished Story by Langston Hughes

<i>A conversation with Arnold Rampersad, the author of “The Life of Langston Hughes” and editor of “Collected Poems of Langston Hughes.”</i><p><i>“Seven People Dancing” is a story by Langston Hughes that was written, most likely, in the early sixties, but was never published. Can you tell me what you know about</i> …

Literature

The Five Most Important Years for Your Financial Life

To secure your retirement, make the proper moves at a few key moments.<p>When you’re saving and investing for retirement, you can make a lot of progress …

Retirement

Prince: Another Toll Paid on 2016’s Road of Heavy Losses

When you’re a child, you might not be accepting of things like cauliflower, bedtime, or the lack of the latest, greatest Tonka truck in your life. But a guy swathed in eyeliner and lace on a purple custom Honda CB400A? That’s perfectly fine. Totally bad-ass, even. That the man funked as hard as …

Prince’s Money Update: Net Worth, Estate Expected To Grow After Singer’s Death

<b>UPDATE: 7:45 p.m. EDT --</b> Prince's remains were cremated Saturday, publicist Yvette Noel-Schure told the Associated Press. Details of the "final …

Legends Collide on Previously Unreleased Prince and Miles Davis Collaboration

A meeting of two icons.<br>The post Legends Collide on Previously Unreleased Prince and Miles Davis Collaboration appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

Miles Davis

Van Jones Fights Back Tears As He Unveils Prince's Incredible Humanitarian Acts + Tavis Smiley Makes Us Smile With His Story On How He Met The Purple One

Van Jones and Tavis Smiley open up and tell stories the world has never heard before about the musical icon Prince. Come inside to get the deets on …

Sheila E.: Music locked in Prince's vault should stay in the vault | Fox News

“We’re just a small family, leaning together. It feels like we’re in our own little bubble,” Sheila Escovedo, best known as Sheila E., a longtime friend of Prince’s, told Fox News Latino on Friday – a day after his sudden passing in Minnesota.<p>The two singers met in 1978 at an Al Jarreau concert. In …

Percussion

Prince's Sudden Death Leaves Many Unanswered Questions

The sudden death of a pop superstar whose impact was larger than life has left fans reeling and officials searching for answers.<p>Prince was found dead Thursday morning at age 57 after a string of recently canceled shows and an emergency aboard a flight last week. He was discovered slumped in an …

Fashion Shows

Prince's Former Guitarist: 'You Wouldn't Get a Text Message From Him, He Lived in the Moment'

Dez Dickerson spent five years as Prince‘s guitarist, and though they stopped working together in 1983, Dickerson has stayed in contact with …

Prince's death highlights fine line between sympathy and advertising

Commentary: After brands honor Prince on social media via their products, CNET's Bonnie Burton suggests a more tactful way of paying tribute to the deceased.<p>When news spread Thursday that Prince had died, everyone from Oprah to the president of the United States posted their love for the legendary …

Public Relations

Prince’s Butler Shares The Very Real Story Behind Prince’s Breakfast Obsession

Sometimes breakfast <i>cannot</i> wait. Well, it can but you wouldn’t want to disappoint Prince, now would you? Of course not.<p>As we continue to mourn the passing of Prince and celebrate his life, stories about the Minnesotan music icon have been in ample supply. Among those sharing their thoughts? A former …

Dave Chappelle