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Who Was Henrietta Lacks? 5 Striking Facts About The ‘Mother Of Modern Medicine’

 

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The Human Cost Of Trump’s Rollback On Regulations

 If Tom Ward had to die from his work, he’d rather fall off a scaffold than endure the slow death his father did from the debilitating lung disease silicosis. “I would choose to go much quicker,” he said, “rather than to have my family watch me suffer.” Ward fears that oth

Maxine Waters’ Political Career Makes Her Uniquely Suited To Take On Donald Trump

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Maxine Waters spends her weekends at home. For most people, this is not an unusual habit. But for Waters, it requires extra effort: Each Monday Congress has been in session over the past 26 years, she has embarked on a 2,300-mile commute from her home in Los Angeles to W

Each Of These Quadruplets Got Accepted Into Harvard And Yale

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Quadruplets Zachary, Aaron, Nigel and Nick Wade have more in common than DNA: they’re all friggin’ brilliant. All four of them have been accepted into Harvard and Yale, among other prestigious colleges including Duke, Stanford, Johns Hopkins and Cornell  The brothers run t

Black Fraternity Helps To Clean Up Mess After Spring Break Party On South Beach

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Once upon a time, a group of fraternity brothers went to South Beach to party ... then cleaned up after themselves.

When members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Florida International University saw the mess made from their daytime spring break shenanigans on Ma

Competition-winning 4th grade robotics team told to 'go back to Mexico'

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A group of black and Latino fourth graders from Pleasant Run Elementary in Indianapolis won a regional robotics challenge — and were in turn taunted by lesser-ranked competitors and their parents with cries of "go back to Mexico!" The five-person Pleasant Run PantherBots,

Harvard Law Review Selects Black Woman To Head Publication

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Nearly three decades after Barack Obama made history and became president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review, Susan Estrich, was recently elected to the post and made history.

Black and female, ImeIme (pronounced “Ah-MAY-may”) Umana, 24, is the daughter of Nigerian imm

Who Was Henrietta Lacks? 5 Striking Facts About The ‘Mother Of Modern Medicine’

Who Was Henrietta Lacks? 5 Striking Facts About The ‘Mother Of Modern Medicine’

  The world wouldn’t be the same had it not been for Henrietta. Hardly anyone knew of Henrietta Lacks’ life story prior to 2010.   That year, Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was released, and went on to become a New York Times best-seller. The biographical book told the story of a black woman born on a tobacco farm in Roanoke, Virginia, in 1920 who revolutionized medical research and saved the lives of millions, without ever knowing it....

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The Human Cost Of Trump’s Rollback On Regulations

The Human Cost Of Trump’s Rollback On Regulations

 If Tom Ward had to die from his work, he’d rather fall off a scaffold than endure the slow death his father did from the debilitating lung disease silicosis. “I would choose to go much quicker,” he said, “rather than to have my family watch me suffer.” Ward fears that other workers will face the same suffocating illness as his father, thanks to the regulatory rollback underway by the Trump administration. Ward’s father spent several years working...

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Maxine Waters’ Political Career Makes Her Uniquely Suited To Take On Donald Trump

Maxine Waters’ Political Career Makes Her Uniquely Suited To Take On Donald Trump

Maxine Waters spends her weekends at home. For most people, this is not an unusual habit. But for Waters, it requires extra effort: Each Monday Congress has been in session over the past 26 years, she has embarked on a 2,300-mile commute from her home in Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., where she currently serves as one of the most powerful Democrats in the House of Representatives. A pre-dawn, cross-country flight to head to work in...

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Each Of These Quadruplets Got Accepted Into Harvard And Yale

Each Of These Quadruplets Got Accepted Into Harvard And Yale

Quadruplets Zachary, Aaron, Nigel and Nick Wade have more in common than DNA: they’re all friggin’ brilliant. All four of them have been accepted into Harvard and Yale, among other prestigious colleges including Duke, Stanford, Johns Hopkins and Cornell  The brothers run track at Lakota East Senior High School in Liberty Township, Ohio, and discovered they’d all been accepted at Harvard and Yale while at practice.  The quadruplets are part of 2,272 students admitted into Yale this year ― for...

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Black Fraternity Helps To Clean Up Mess After Spring Break Party On South Beach

Black Fraternity Helps To Clean Up Mess After Spring Break Party On South Beach

Once upon a time, a group of fraternity brothers went to South Beach to party ... then cleaned up after themselves. When members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Florida International University saw the mess made from their daytime spring break shenanigans on March 13, they got to work alongside the beach’s maintenance crew.  Once other beachgoers noticed the fraternity’s efforts, they also began to assist in the cleanup.  Just a day prior, spring breakers in other...

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Competition-winning 4th grade robotics team told to 'go back to Mexico'

Competition-winning 4th grade robotics team told to 'go back to Mexico'

A group of black and Latino fourth graders from Pleasant Run Elementary in Indianapolis won a regional robotics challenge — and were in turn taunted by lesser-ranked competitors and their parents with cries of "go back to Mexico!" The five-person Pleasant Run PantherBots, three of whom are Latino and two of whom were black, became the target of the racist bullying at both a school auditorium and parking lot at the Plainfield, Indiana, competition, the Indianapolis Star reported. The team...

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Harvard Law Review Selects Black Woman To Head Publication

Harvard Law Review Selects Black Woman To Head Publication

Nearly three decades after Barack Obama made history and became president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review, Susan Estrich, was recently elected to the post and made history. Black and female, ImeIme (pronounced “Ah-MAY-may”) Umana, 24, is the daughter of Nigerian immigrants. She was elected on Jan. 29 by the review’s 92 student editors as the president of its 131st volume, according to news reports.But she is not the first female, Hispanic, Asian American,  openly gay,...

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As Trump hits 100 days, Americans agree:…

29-04-2017

As Trump hits 100 days, Americans agree: We're still divided

CLOSE Donald Trump is set to mark his 100th day in office on April 29th. It's been an eventful and sometimes chaotic three months at... Read more

Led by Wall and Beal, Wizards moving on …

29-04-2017

Led by Wall and Beal, Wizards moving on to face Celtics

AP 3:12 a.m. ET April 29, 2017 Washington Wizards' Markieff Morris (5) and Bradley Beal celebrate their victory over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 6... Read more

Dalvin Cook selected by Vikings with 41s…

29-04-2017

Dalvin Cook selected by Vikings with 41st pick

Former Florida State running back Dalvin Cook was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the second round of the NFL draft.... Read more

Other News

‘Two Slaves For Sale:’ Florida Student I…

28-04-2017

‘Two Slaves For Sale:’ Florida Student In Hot Water For Racist Craigslist Ad

A Florida student at Fleming Island High School was recently suspended and transferred to an alternative school after the Clay County school district confirmed that... Read more

Entertainment News

Ciara Gives Birth! Singer Welcomes Baby …

28-04-2017

Ciara Gives Birth! Singer Welcomes Baby Girl Sienna Princess With Russell Wilson

It's baby time in the Wilson household! Ciara has given birth to her first child with husband Russell Wilson. The proud mama posted the following Instagram announcing the name of her...... Read more

Shannen Doherty Announces She's in Remis…

28-04-2017

Shannen Doherty Announces She's in Remission Following Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Shannen Doherty is starting off the weekend with great news. On Friday evening, the Charmed and Beverly Hills, 90210 star took to Instagram to update fans on her breast cancer diagnosis....... Read more

Vanderpump Rules Stars Scheana Marie and…

28-04-2017

Vanderpump Rules Stars Scheana Marie and Mike Shay Are Officially Divorced

Scheana Marie and Mike Shay's relationship has officially come to an end. TMZ is reporting that the Vanderpump Rules stars' divorce was finalized this week. According to the...... Read more

Farrah Abraham Explains Why She Walked O…

28-04-2017

Farrah Abraham Explains Why She Walked Off Marriage Boot Camp After Confrontation With Mom Debra Danielsen

Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition was saving the drama for its former teen mama. Teen Mom OG star Farrah Abraham almost quit the WE tv reality series in... Read more

Sports News

Bulls on clock: Time for retooling or re…

29-04-2017

Bulls on clock: Time for retooling or rebuilding? (Yahoo Sports)

Chicago needs to decide if it's worth keeping Jimmy Butler — with or without Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo — or time for a new... Read more

Talbot carries Oilers to 2-0 series lead…

29-04-2017

Talbot carries Oilers to 2-0 series lead over Ducks (Yahoo Sports)

With 39 saves, Cam Talbot was the difference for the Oilers, who will take a surprise 2-0 series lead back home in their second-round clash... Read more

Have Browns finally found their QB in Ki…

28-04-2017

Have Browns finally found their QB in Kizer? (Yahoo Sports)

After a disappointing slide down the draft board, Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer might have found a kindred spirit in Cleveland.... Read more

John Wall carries Wizards into round 2 (…

28-04-2017

John Wall carries Wizards into round 2 (Yahoo Sports)

John Wall dominated the fourth quarter to fend off a Hawks run and move the Wizards into the next round.... Read more

Business News

Chris Dodd to step down as Hollywood's c…

28-04-2017

Chris Dodd to step down as Hollywood's chief lobbyist

Hollywood will be getting a new chief lobbyist in Washington.... Read more

Google CEO made nearly $200 million last…

28-04-2017

Google CEO made nearly $200 million last year

Apparently the C in Alphabet stands for crazy cash.... Read more

A first look at Elon Musk's next grand i…

28-04-2017

A first look at Elon Musk's next grand idea

Read full story for latest details.... Read more

A big winner in Trump's first 100 days? …

28-04-2017

A big winner in Trump's first 100 days? 'Fox Friends'

As the political commentariat debates the successes and failures Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, there has been at least one clear winner in... Read more

Political News

North Korea defies Trump

28-04-2017

Hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for tough new action towards North Korea on Friday, the nuclear-armed dictatorship... Read more

Trump on trade: Scrutinize NAFTA, other …

28-04-2017

Trump on trade: Scrutinize NAFTA, other deals for 'abuses'

A fact sheet released by the White House said Trump “has been very clear that our trade agreements" must increase... Read more

Trump: Flynn 'was approved by the Obama …

28-04-2017

Trump: Flynn 'was approved by the Obama administration'

"Now, if somebody's approved at the absolute highest level by the Obama or a previous administration, I mean, does anybody... Read more

EPA scrubs website of references to Obam…

28-04-2017

EPA scrubs website of references to Obama climate plans

People walk past the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) building, on May 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. | Getty... Read more

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