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Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. “For those who are afraid of who they must be, are but slaves in a trance.” For Garrison, the idea of the African diaspora as “living monuments” was to some extent figurative. …

Black History

The 15 Best Thrillers On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 30th</b><p>“Thriller” is kind of a catch-all term for movies that bleed into multiple genres. It can describe films rich with drama, action, crime, and quite possibly horror. That’s why its Netflix category is such a hodgepodge of entries, varying in tone, subject matter, and quality. A</i> …

Entertainment

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

Flying

7 Tips for Seamless, Sexy Typography

Typography

The Iguana Scene From Last Night’s Planet Earth II Could Be Greatest Tv Moment Ever

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6 Ways to Kick Off Creative Meetings

This New Anti-Trump Tech Is The Most Genius Thing Of 2017

Nearly two months into Trump’s presidency, we’ve seen all the stories imploring us to write, call, and fax our senators about the issues that matter …

How federal judges used Trump’s own words to knock down his second travel ban.

Donald Trump can’t seem to escape his own bigotry. On Wednesday, two federal judges blocked his second travel ban from taking effect, citing …

After stellar 50-year career, ex-LA County sheriff convicted

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal investigation that targeted violent Los Angeles jail guards took down the longtime former leader of the nation's largest sheriff's department.<p>Lee Baca was convicted Wednesday of obstructing an FBI investigation into guards who savagely beat inmates and took bribes to …

Racist White Guy Suffers Epic Meltdown After Tinder Match Doesn't Respond Fast Enough

<i>This post has been updated. [03-01-2017 2:35 p.m. PST]</i><p><b>The saying “what goes around, comes around” was clearly the case for a 24-year-old</b><p>manboy from …

10+ Animals That Look Like They’re About To Drop The Hottest Albums Of The Year

The Grammys may have come and gone, but these animals are already putting their game faces on for next year. Hold on to your seat, Adele.<p>We don't …

Albums

28 Black Fitness Pros You Should Be Following on Instagram

As a black woman, I'm often discouraged scrolling through #fitspo accounts on Instagram because my body type is more muscular—and if I'm being …

Mexico ready to retaliate by hurting American corn farmers

Mexico is ready to hit the U.S. where it hurts: Corn.<p>Mexico is one of the top buyers of American corn in the world today. And Mexican senator Armando Rios Piter, who leads a congressional committee on foreign relations, says he will introduce a bill this week where Mexico will buy corn from Brazil …

Slow Pussy Sucking (Only For Grown Folks)

• 316shares<br>• Facebook244<br>• 22<br>• 49<br>• 1<p>About Me<p>Yia is part of the OMing Movement and a writer at Orgasm Daily.<p>I love having my pussy sucked. That wasn’t always the …

Watch: Justin Trudeau Scores a Stunning Draw in Handshake Domination Battle With Donald Trump

Here at <i>Paste</i>, we like to think we are connoisseurs of the bizarre genre we call “TrumpShakes.” Last week, we showed you how Japanese PM Shinzo Abe …

A Tribe Called Quest showed the Grammys how political statements are done (VIDEO).

In the most powerful performance of a night full of powerful performances, A Tribe Called Quest was joined by Anderson Paak, Consequence, and Busta …

Public Policy Polling: 51 percent of Trump voters say Bowling Green massacre justifies travel ban

Public Policy Polling, a Democratic poll known to throw a kooky question or two into the mix, got some interesting answers related to President Trump's (now stalled) executive order on immigration.<p>A few of the questions reference the much addressed but completely fake "Bowling Green massacre," a …

After confirmation, GOP Congressman filed legislation showing the real reason they backed DeVos

She’s not there to manage the Department of Education, she’s there to dismantle it:<p>On the same day the Senate confirmed President Trump’s secretary …

10 Mistakes to Avoid on your Shopify Website

<i>Updated: Oct 20, 2017</i><p>Working on Shopify stores on a daily basis there are a few things I always see time and time again. I wanted to write a blog …

Trump’s White House takes on retailer over his daughter’s deal

Nordstrom, a prominent high-end retail chain, had a business arrangement with Ivanka Trump, one of Donald Trump’s adult children, which recently ran …

Jugador de The Patriots gritó: “¡Derriben el muro… Te amo, México!”

Martellus Bennet, uno de los jugadores del equipo favorito de Donald Trump, The Patriots —que tuvo la victoria en el Super Bowl del pasado domingo— <b>se</b> …

US envoy Nikki Haley at UN: 'We're taking names'

Nikki Haley, the new US ambassador to the United Nations, has said Donald Trump's new administration will push for an overhaul of the world body and bluntly warned those who oppose Washington's policies that she is "taking names".<p>Haley made brief remarks to reporters as she arrived on Friday at the …

La cerveza Corona le responde al "Make America Great Again" de Donald Trump

El grupo empresarial mexicano Modelo lanzó el martes un comercial en el que resalta los valores de América en su conjunto y en el que llama a evitar …

Meet the woman who put 50 million stolen articles online so you can read them for free

Alexandra Elbakyan is a highbrow pirate in hiding.<p>The 27-year-old graduate student from Kazakhstan is operating a searchable online database of …

Social Sciences

Trump’s order already blocks green card, visa holders at airports

Within hours of President Trump’s executive order limiting immigration from Muslim countries, green card and visa holders were already being blocked …

Federally recognized tribes should brace for possible termination policy under Trump

Whether we like it or not, Saglutupiaġataq (“the compulsive liar” in Iñupiatun) is now president of the United States and Republicans control …

Forests

How Author Timothy Tyson Found the Woman at the Center of the Emmett Till Case

With a renewed cultural interest in the 1955 murder that catalyzed the 20th century civil rights movement, an interview with the author of a new book who tracked down the long-hidden woman at its center.<p>On a steamy hot September day in 1955, in a racially segregated courtroom in Sumner, …

Fresh Ideas to Deepen Student Connections

As Michelle Russell revisits her start-of-school teaching goals, she decides to focus the New Year on building deeper connections with her students. …

Watch 6-Year-Old Sophie Cruz Give One Of The Best Speeches Of The Women's March

Si se puede.<p>Young immigration activist Sophie Cruz amazed a crowd of hundreds of thousands with her rousing speech of hope and love at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday.<p>Joined on stage by her parents and younger sister, 6-year-old Cruz told the crowd that she had joined the demonstration …