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The Report on Race That Shook America

It came out in 1968—yet little has changed since the Kerner Commission denounced “white racism.”<p>In July 1967, when President Lyndon B. Johnson formed a commission to analyze the riots then engulfing several major American cities, the radical wing of the civil-rights movement eyed his appointees …

Marlon Brando

Former Disney Channel Star Caroline Sunshine Joins President Trump's White House Staff

Former Disney Channel star Caroline Sunshine is joining the White House press office in the role of press assistant, according to CNN.<p>From 2010 to …

Donald Trump
Education

13 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about politics

If you feel like you want to binge on some Netflix documentaries but broaden your knowledge of politics at the same time, we've got you covered.<p>Netflix has an array of political documentary shows and films — many of which are among some of the best ever made.<p>The documentaries on the platform will …

Martin Shkreli

Heluva Good Dropped a New Dill Pickle Dip

Heluva Good Just Released a New Dill Pickle Dip, With Legit Pickle Chunks<p>Um, is everyone OK?<p>February 27, 2018<p>When it comes to family gatherings, the …

Should you retire your debt before retiring?

As part of my retirement planning, I’m eyeing my mortgage. It’s got to go. I don’t want to drag that debt — or any debt — into retirement.<p>But an increasing number of seniors won’t be able to do the same. They are carrying significant debt into retirement, reports Robert Powell for …

Retirement

There’s a Theory That if Black People Buy Guns, It Could Stop the NRA’s War on Kids; It Won’t

Before one begins any discussion about the gun debate, it is necessary to dismiss the slow-thinking zealots from the room by pointing out that two …

Guns

The FBI's War on Black-Owned Bookstores

At the height of the Black Power movement, the Bureau focused on the unlikeliest of public enemies: black independent booksellers.<p>In the spring of 1968, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover announced to his agents that COINTELPRO, the counter-intelligence program established in 1956 to combat communists, …

Black History

Jeff Sessions Let His Racism Peek Through a Little More Than He May Have Intended To

On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed a gathering of the nation’s sheriffs, where he once again committed to his job of making subtext …

Someone In The White House Leaked Trump’s Secret Plan To Divide The Country With Racism

A White House aide leaked to the press that Trump’s real plan for 2018 is to exploit cultural issues to fire up Republican voters ahead of the …

Donald Trump

Roy Moore: America “was great at the time when families were united — even though we had slavery”

He really said this.<p>Alabama’s Republican candidate for Senate, Roy Moore, says America needs to be a bit more like it was when it had slaves.<p>This is not a joke or exaggeration. When a black man at a September rally asked what President Donald Trump means by “make America great again,” Moore …

Black History

Recipes: Chef Kevin Belton's Mom's Oyster Dressing

Mom's Oyster Dressing<p>1 9×9 pan cornbread<br>8 Tbsp. butter<br>3 Tbsp. Creole seasoning<br>2 cups onions, diced<br>1 cup celery, diced<br>1/2 cup bell pepper, diced<br>1Tbsp. …

Recipes

Bobby's Parker House Rolls | Food Network

African Americans Disproportionately Suffer Health Effects of Oil and Gas Facilities

African American communities face a disproportionate risk of health issues caused by gas and oil pollution, according to a report issued Tuesday by …

39 best cheap things to eat in Chicago right now

Just about every week day, I grab a Tribune pool car and set out alone into the flat expanse of Chicagoland in search of something delicious to eat. More often than not, I encounter the kind of solid fare that any neighborhood would be proud to call its own. But nothing excites me more than when I …

A KKK chief just threatened to 'burn' all immigrants – freedom of speech has gone too far

“To me, you’re a N**ger. That’s it... and we’re gonna burn you out.” These were the words of Ku Klux Klan member Christopher Barker to Afro-Colombian …

The Complete List of Racists

I believe in fairness. That’s why I would never stoop so low as to defame a member of the Ku Klux Klan or a Nazi. When I refer to Klansmen, I call …

Rights & Freedoms

23 Innovative Ways to Eat Avocado For Every Meal

23 Innovative Ways to Eat Avocados For Every Meal<p>An avocado a day keeps the doctor away, right?<p>Avocados have become perhaps the most popular fruit …

Healthy Eating

Louisiana plantations reworking tours to include, not whitewash slavery | NOLA.com

WALLACE -- Ceramic sculptures of hollow-eyed slave children haunt the Whitney Plantation, west of New Orleans, where owner John Cummings has infused …

9 Ways to Make the Best Paella Ever

Your complete guide to mastering the Spanish essential and scoring perfect soccarat<p>Paella comes from the countryside around Valencia, where it began …

Flavors

Discarded Syringes from Heroin Crisis Create Health, Environmental Problems

LOWELL, Mass. — They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass. They wash into rivers and float downstream to land on beaches. They pepper baseball dugouts, sidewalks and streets. Syringes left by drug users amid the heroin crisis are turning up everywhere.<p>In Portland, Maine, …

New Hampshire

The Secret to Ultra-Juicy Chicken Is Already in Your Fridge

Place the chicken in a shallow dish or container and pour the brine over the top. If necessary, rearrange the chicken so each piece is completely …

Cooking

A Century Later, a Protest March for the Rights of Black Americans is More Necessary Than Ever – BLARB

The noose is making a comeback. In spite of the long, sordid and abhorrent history of lynching, some recently continue to hang nooses in public …

W. E. B. Du Bois

Americans were becoming fascinated with black Gullah culture, just as President Coolidge visited

The culture on Sapelo Island, Georgia was unique<p><i>In the 1920s and 1930s, researchers descended on Sapelo Island, Georgia, seeking to draw connections</i> …

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get …

Mindfulness

World's Best Pad Thai Noodle Recipes

Pad Thai is now one of the world's favorite noodle dishes, and luckily it's easy to make at home with these delicious Pad Thai recipes. Choose from …

Best BBQ Empanadas - Empanadas de Cerdo y Barbacoa

I've noticed that the cuisines of South America and the Southern United States have certain similarities (love of beans, corn, and grilling for …

Do African Americans Have a Right to Bear Arms?

And if so, why won’t the justice system or the NRA stand up for it?<p>Philando Castile’s shooting death, at the hands of a police officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, one year ago, was numbingly similar to a string of other killings of black men by police. But Castile’s shooting was notably different …

Justice

Not Just Toast: 16 Recipes That Let Avocado Shine

I've lived in California nearly a year, and one of the best things about it is affordable avocados. They've become a fixture of my diet, and I use them in all sorts of dishes. Creamy and buttery, there are few things that avocado doesn't make better. Often, I'll use it as a garnish, but avocado can …

Healthy Eating

How to grill the perfect steak

As we head into summer, it's time to perfect your grilling technique.<p>We reached out to professional chef David Mawhinney of Haven's Kitchen in New York to talk about the best cuts of steak to grill, as well as how to temper, season, and finish your meats.<p>Keep this graphic of his best advice handy …

BBQ