President Obama’s Top 10 Jokes from the White House Correspondent’s Dinner

The Root, News Report, Posted: May 02, 2016

Hands down, President Obama nailed his final White House correspondent’s dinner. POTUS was in tip-top comedic form last night, and his eighth and final ‘nerd prom’ was filled with pointed sarcasm, witty barbs, surprise video vignettes and wistful nostalgia.


My Year on the Road With Prince


The Root, First Person, Posted: Apr 25, 2016

After his death, Harriette Cole recalls the joy of spending many hours with the brilliant, passionate, visionary artist.

BREAKING: Prince Dead at 57


Ebony, News Report, Posted: Apr 21, 2016

The iconic superstar singer and producer, who changed the face of pop music itself, was found dead in his suburban Minneapolis home Thursday morning

Viet Thanh Nguyen Won the Pulitzer Prize for 2016 Fiction


Lit Hub, News Report, Posted: Apr 18, 2016

Last April, Nguyen released his blackly comic debut novel, The Sympathizer, the tale of a communist party spy who escapes Saigon for the United States, where he lives a double-existence—as a resident, and as a informer on a general who has landed in LA and runs a liquor store.

Sesame Street Introduces Hijabi Muppet


Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 14, 2016

The character will be appearing regularly on Baghch-e-Simsim (“Sesame Garden”) — a Sesame Workshop children’s series that’s been on the air in Afghanistan since December of 2011. Dawud Walid, Executive Director for the Council of Arab Islamic Relations (CAIR) told CBS Detroit that American producers of the series should consider featuring Zari.

The Price on Our Heads: New GapKids Ad Sparks Racially Charged Controversy


The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 05, 2016

This Gap ad is what happens when black faces appear but no black voices are at the table.


Bernie Please Disavow Sarandon, And Do It Now


New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Mar 30, 2016

Clinton should not have had to say a word to Sanders about Sarandon. Sanders should have seen the real damage that this did.

Hollywood Walk of Fame Receives Black Lives Matter Makeover


The Root, News Report, Posted: Mar 28, 2016

Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame had the names of people killed by police officers glued onto them


Cuba: Island of Broken Hearts, Including Castro's


New America Media, News Report, Louis Nevaer, Posted: Mar 21, 2016

When U.S. President Barack Obama traveled to Havana, he arrived on an island of broken hearts.


Sword of Destiny: A Shrunken Version of the Original Classic


North West Asian Weekly, Commentary, Eric Card, Posted: Mar 21, 2016

After more than a decade, the fantastical world of “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” makes its belated return in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.”

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