REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 03:39

| Black vests: Who are the gilets noirs and what do they want?

Following on from the success of France's gilets jaunes - or yellow vests movement, a new protest group aimed at seeking justice for undocumented migrants is emerging....

| Black vests: Who are the gilets noirs and what do they want?

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The Best Pinot Noirs Under $20: A Discriminating Guide Why is it so hard to find a good bottle of Pinot for a good price? Our wine columnist investigated—and actually managed to find a few bottles both affordable and quaffable....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Canvas of lies: what Dominic Cummings tote bag and gilets tell From his quilted gilet and tote bags to his crumpled shirts and hoodie, Cummings’ look is as chaotic and misguided as the no deal Brexit he is determined to realiseDominic Cummings might be best known for being found in contempt of parliament and masterminding its prorogation. But his most egregious...
2019-09-13, 23:39

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people seriously injured in demonstrations since the movement started last November.Several had lost an eye or l...
2019-06-02, 22:52

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts French protesters’ rights have been “disproportionately curtailed” during the wave of recent “gilet jaunes”, or yellow jacket demonstrations across the country over Government economic policies, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on Thursday....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Five Running Vests to Keep You Hydrated From Town to Trail We know runners need to stay hydrated; we even chatted about it last week. But what do you do when a small handheld doesn’t hold enough glorious water to last the duration of your run? Or what happens if you need to carry extra snacks?...
2019-09-11, 02:26

French Protesters Hang Up Their Yellow Vests Seven months after waves of demonstrations first washed over France—bringing the government to its knees—the yellow-vest movement has run out of steam....
2019-06-16, 13:39

Chiding Macron, Putin says 'I don't want yellow vests in Russia' Vladimir Putin rebuked his French counterpart on Monday, saying he did not want "yellow vest" protests spring up like in France, after Emmanuel Macron urged the Russian leader to abide by democratic principles following weeks of protests in Moscow....
2019-08-19, 21:52

Holidays Are a Way of Life in France in August. Yellow Vests Can’t Afford Them. France is justifiably famous for its long summer vacations. But more and more can no longer afford to go, reflecting an increasingly unequal society....
2019-08-29, 19:39

At least 24 Yellow Vests lost eyes in violent protests. Now they're more determined than ever It was a warm afternoon in March. David Breidenstein says he looked on as some of the more radical yellow vest protesters set fire to Le Fouquet's, not just a restaurant but a symbol of wealth and power in France....
2019-07-14, 06:26

24 Yellow Vests lost eyes in violent protests. Now they're back for more It was a warm afternoon in March. David Breidenstein says he looked on as some of the more radical yellow vest protesters set fire to Le Fouquet's, not just a restaurant but a symbol of wealth and power in France....
2019-07-14, 23:26

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statement when she launched a line of t-shirts that read...
2019-08-23, 15:39

French yellow vests join global activists at G7 counter-summit Anti-globalization and climate activists have teamed up with yellow vest protesters and Basque nationalists ahead of a G7 meeting in France this weekend to confront a rich-poor divide they say is growing due to the "cynicism" of world leaders....
2019-08-22, 10:13

Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French 'yellow vests' protests Minor clashes broke out on Saturday during the 30th consecutive weekend of "yellow vests" anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of demonstrators remained well below earlier peaks....
2019-06-09, 00:26

David Ortiz's accused shooter, suspected cohorts led into court in helmets, bulletproof vests Newly released photos show the nine suspects in the botched hit on the life Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz being escorted into a Santo Domingo courtroom wearing police helmets and bulletproof vests....
2019-06-16, 00:13

Florida artist hopes his satirical back-to-school fashion ads featuring kids in bulletproof vests evoke real feelings and reactions (WESH)  A  Florida photographer and graphic designer is generating attention after he created images that look like back-to-school fashion ads featuring kids in bulletproof vests. The advertisements aren’t real, but the kids are, and so are the armored book bags and bulletproof vests they’re wearing...
2019-08-20, 22:52

Walmart replaces iconic blue vests with 'modernized' options made from recycled bottles The blue vests that Walmart employees are known for will be replaced with a gray option with neon blue, green or pink trim.        ...
2019-06-06, 23:00

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date Jesus, or DeRay Mckesson’s On The Other Side of F...
2019-06-06, 22:39

Black Is the New Black: Harlem's Fashion Row Presented a Challenge at Its 2019 Gala—and We Were Present “Tonight was a test. How many of you passed?” asked Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) founder Brandice Daniel of the packed house at New York City’s One World Observatory on Thursday evening. The invitation’s dress code read “All Black Everything”—which, to the glancing eye, seemed a pretty easy ask from a...
2019-09-06, 23:13

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him and tried to arrest the POLICE OFFICER for carrying...
2019-07-14, 21:26

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
2019-08-20, 02:39

Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously reminding us that we are worthy and we would surely b...
2019-09-10, 00:52

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On Friday, HBO premiered A Black Lady Sketch Show, a v...
2019-08-03, 19:26

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confederate...
2019-08-10, 20:13

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confeder...
2019-08-11, 17:00

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Editor at The Root) and Marcus Ferrell, former African...
2019-07-11, 22:13

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
2019-05-26, 02:26

'I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman': Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix's See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon Bristol and produced by Spike Lee, See You Yesterd...
2019-05-25, 16:26

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Robin Thede, she became only the fourth Black woman ...
2019-09-07, 17:52

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and astronomers just spotted a black hole in a distant...
2019-08-13, 03:13

Black Shark 2 Pro gaming phone builds on the popular Black Shark 2 smartphone When the Black Shark 2 came out we found it a pretty decent gaming smartphone, albeit with some small flaws here and there; now three months later Black Shark has unveiled a newer version of the device, called the Black Shark 2 Pro.The Black Shark 2 Pro is currently only available in China, but Blac...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Black Women OWN the Conversation Puts Black Women in the Center Black Women OWN the Conversation, a collaboration between OZY Media, co-owned by Carlos Watson, a former CNN and MSNBC analyst, and the Oprah Winfrey-branded network OWN, is a historic first for television. Launched August 24, the series features panels of such well-known women as Stacey Abrams, sin...
2019-08-28, 22:00

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
2019-08-19, 23:00

A Thank You to Black Women Black women are a gift that keeps on giving. A lot of us wouldn’t be the people we are today if it weren’t for black women blessing us with their presence and their grace. The lessons black women have taught us have shaped and saved our lives in infinite ways. We owe them a great deal of gratitude....
2019-09-06, 23:13

Being Black in a Newsroom When most people think of careers in television, their first thought usually goes to someone in front of the camera. I am no different. When I got serious about my broadcast journalism major, I too had visions of being in front of the camera to become the next Oprah. I knew I wanted to be a reporter...
2019-09-12, 01:52

Orange is the New Black Made TV—and Me—Gay In 2013, my need to binge the first season of Orange is the New Black felt so urgent that I couldn’t wait for WiFi to be installed in my new apartment to watch it on TV—so I streamed it on my phone. At the time, I thought I was straight. But upon meeting the show’s central couple, ...
2019-07-19, 21:39

Everything you need to know about the first black hole image Space and physics reporter Leah Crane answers New Scientist readers’ questions on the first ever images of a black hole from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)...
2019-05-21, 15:01

'Black Mirror' has nothing left to say The scariest thing in Black Mirror season five is Nine Inch Nails' song "Head Like a Hole" transformed into a teenybopper tune by Miley Cyrus. It's inherently unsettling, as if we're peering into an alternate universe where Trent Reznor's gloomy lyri......
2019-06-11, 19:13

|Black-ownedwines,spiritstogetanEUboost Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni on Tuesday submitted an agreement to Parliament between SA and the European Commission, for the latter to provide €10m towards a "support programme for the transformation of the wines and spirits sector in South Africa"....
2019-08-21, 19:00

BTS, Black Mirror and Big Little Lies Katie, Stevie and Bethany talk about all the must-see TV hitting our screens including Miley Cyrus in Black Mirror, Meryl Streep in Big Little Lies and Ellen Page in Tales Of The City....
2019-06-06, 23:00

Black Hat SEO: What is it, how does it work and how to solve it Imagine this scenario as a business with a significant online presence. Your rankings on your target keywords have dropped significantly. You haven’t made any major changes to the content or linking strategy of your website. What’s more, your competitors haven’t changed much on ...
2019-07-17, 17:52

Black Mirror, from worst to best Anthologies are, by nature, a mixed bag. It’s part of their draw: We crack open a collection of short fiction never knowing what to expect from one story to the next; classic television series like Playhouse 90, Hallmark Hall Of Fame, and The Twilight Zone kept viewers on their toes with a fresh pro...
2019-06-05, 14:13

Black Mirror: the five best episodes so far Black Mirror is back. From an 80s lesbian romance to a murderous choose-your-own adventure, here are the essential dystopian stories you must watch before the new season drops next weekSeason 2, Episode 1 Continue reading......
2019-05-31, 23:52

Black hole breakthrough: a lot done, much more to do The first direct image of a black hole is another triumph for Einstein's general relativity – but to make further progress we must look for even better theories...
2019-05-21, 15:01

The newcomers behind ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — The names Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot probably don’t sound familiar now, but that will soon change when audiences see their film “The Last Black Man in San Francisco.” It opens nationwide Friday and is already one of the most acclaimed of the year. Fails based th...
2019-06-13, 17:13

Ones to watch: Black Pumas Sam Cooke meets Wu-Tang Clan in the Texas-based duo’s surprisingly fresh take on 70s soulBlack Pumas are the answer to the exciting question of what it would sound like if Sam Cooke or Neil Young joined the Wu-Tang Clan. The Texas-based duo of Adrian Quesada (sword-sharp production, guitar) and Eric...
2019-06-08, 16:13

They've Got the Power, We've Got the Black Ass Game Some truths are undeniable; among them: that Power on Starz is unmatched. The show is brimming with grit, betrayal and ALL the drama. And for this good-ass television, we offer our gratitude to the TV gods....
2019-08-23, 22:00

MIT scientists just created the blackest black ever When it comes to paint, not all shades of black are the same. You can pick up a can of flat black spray paint at the hardware store and it’ll do a pretty good job of absorbing light, but if you really want the blackest possible black you have to enter the high-tech world of carbon nanotubes. F...
2019-09-15, 00:39

Men in Black: International Is a Galaxy of Fun for a New Generation Men in Black: International will not be the best movie you see this year. There are plot issues, character arcs go unfinished, and the ending felt rushed. But it’s still a campy, cool sci-fi spy thriller—one that coasts on the natural charisma of Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth, who may be one of...
2019-06-12, 18:26

Tessa Thompson is OK with the ‘Men in Black’ title, for now NEW YORK (AP) — The “Men in Black” franchise has a new recruit who isn’t a man, but actress Tessa Thompson is fine with keeping the film’s masculine-centered title — for now. Joined by co-star Chris Hemsworth on a black carpet, Thompson shrugged off the gender issue at the wo...
2019-06-12, 19:13

US’ first black priest, an ex-slave, may be on his way to sainthood Pope Francis on Wednesday deemed the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States to be "venerable," positioning the former slave for possible sainthood....
2019-06-13, 08:13

Bruins' Cassidy: Officiating a 'black eye' for NHL Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said after Thursday's Game 5 loss to St. Louis that the officiating throughout the playoff has been a "black eye" for the NHL. Cassidy was upset after an apparent tripping penalty that led to a Blues' goal wasn't called....
2019-06-07, 08:26

A black moon rises Wednesday: What is it and can we see it? There’s a black moon on the rise. On Wednesday night, North Americans will get a rare chance to see a “black moon,” which occurs only about every two and a half years, according to Space.com. To be clear, the moon won’t suddenly turn black — not exactly, at least. So what doe...
2019-07-31, 23:26

'Men in Black' can't catch lightning despite 'Thor' duo Receiving a power boost from the Marvel stable, "Men in Black: International" returns to the goofy universe where the wackiest tabloids contain the real news and aliens hide in plain sight. The movie conjures some of the goofy charms associated with the franchise, but sags in its midsection like "En...
2019-06-12, 16:52

The Definitive Ranking of Black Clothes Since the first human decided that it was a little chilly outside and put together a dope three-piece wooly mammoth fur outfit, black people have been at the forefront of fashion. Looking cool is a part of our expression and creativity so it is only natural that we have created our own culture of dr...
2019-06-12, 16:52

'We still need to be seen': behind the rise of black punk culture Amid increased backlash to the business of Afropunk, a host of collectives, festivals and artists of color have continued the punk resistance elsewhereIn the summer of 2001, a young first-time film-maker traveled across the US, shooting a documentary about an overlooked subject: black people inside ...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Black Panther II is coming in 2022 Marvel issued release dates for a whole hell of a lot of projects during Comic-Con this summer, but among all the Shang-Chis and Black Widows and Multiverse Of Madnesses were a handful of notable exceptions—including the long-anticipated follow-up to last year’s critically acclaimed blockbuster Blac...
2019-08-24, 21:13

The inside story: Decoding the CDO black box 2006: In the approach to the 2008 global financial crisis, Euromoney became concerned about hidden risks and complications in the structured credit markets....
2019-06-10, 19:52

Welcome to the NFC East, the NFL’s new black-and-blue division In a pass-first league, the Redskins, Eagles, Cowboys and Giants have paired run-first offense with stout defenses, making the NFC East something of a throwback....
2019-08-04, 08:26

What Is a Black Hole? Here’s Our Guide for Earthlings Welcome to the place of no return — a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape it. This is a black hole....
2019-05-22, 23:52

Concept Art Gives Us New Looks at Black Widow, WandaVision, and More Nathan Fillion joins James Gunn’s Suicide Squad. The Snake Eyes spinoff has found its Storm Shadow. James Wan’s betwixt-Aquaman horror project fills out its cast. Plus, what’s to come on Fear the Walking Dead and The Purge’s new season, and Taika Waititi denies a Thor: Love and Thunder rumor in very...
2019-08-27, 01:52

Sources: Vikes' COO Big Ten's 1st black commish Kevin Warren will replace longtime Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany, who in March announced his plans to retire in 2020 after 30 years with the league....
2019-06-04, 05:39

Why are arguments always so black and white? | Eva Wiseman From politics to the bear pit of the Jeremy Kyle Show and Radio 4’s Today programme, there seems little room for nuance. And yet we live in a world where most issues shade into greyWhen you publish opinions in the paper, it is not uncommon to then receive requests to repeat them on the radio, or tel...
2019-05-26, 08:39

HBO wants more of A Black Lady Sketch Show HBO has just renewed A Black Lady Sketch Show for a second season, securing the excellent series’ future on the premium cable network for at least another year. The show, which is exactly what it says on the label, comes from creator Robin Thede, and stars her, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis,...
2019-08-28, 04:39

Biden Extols His Black Support: ‘I Think They Know Me’ In an interview with black journalists, the former vice president cited his support among black voters to push back on criticism of his candidacy as focused on the white working class....
2019-08-28, 06:26

Scientists figured out why there are black squirrels all over the US Whatever the case, they wrote, black fur remains a rare thing for squirrels in North America, occurring at rates of less than 1% in the two species. But already, they noted in a statement, it's made its way over to the United Kingdom — likely through black squirrels from the U.S. that escaped from p...
2019-08-15, 03:39

The Black Barbershop Is a Safe Space. Is It for Lil Nas X, Though? The black barbershop is not just a sacred space, it’s a safe space. Much like Vegas, whatever happens within the confines of that room colored with scattered floor follicles stays in that room....
2019-09-04, 17:52

Updates From Black Panther 2, Hawkeye, and More Some intriguing updates on the Disney+ Hawkeye series. A new look at some freshly-costumed Titans and their Big Bad next season. A familiar face will return for Supernatural’s final season, plus Lobo may live to ride again. Spoilers away!Read more......
2019-08-21, 15:52

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
2019-06-15, 11:26

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
2019-07-09, 06:00

Want your Tesla painted black? That'll be an extra $1,000, please A new Tesla isn't cheap, even if you opt for baseline option, but until now it's been possible to ease the strain on your wallet by opting for a black paint job rather than the flashier silver or blue options. That's about to change though, with the cost of a dark finish shooting up b...
2019-06-20, 12:26

VIDEO: Black Renaissance in Tucson A series of events have been taking place this month to showcase creativity in the Black community. The last event will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m....
2019-05-21, 19:52

Trump: More aid for some historic black colleges President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the government will no longer restrict historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that have a religious mission from accessing federal funding for capital projects. (Sept. 10)        ...
2019-09-11, 02:26

Here's your first look at Orange Is The New Black's final season This July, the end is finally upon the inmates of Orange Is The New Black. Netflix has released the first photos and a lovely teaser for the seventh and final season of its flagship series. Honestly, given how season six played out with everyone shipped off to different prisons and only a precious f...
2019-05-22, 17:39

Here are three new Black Mirror trailers for your eyeballs Three new episodes of Black Mirror are hitting Netflix on June 5—yes, just three, but you will take what Charlie Brooker gives you and you will be satisfied (or complain about it on Twitter, as is your wont). Speaking of which, Netflix has released a trailer for each of the new episodes, and I’ve ch...
2019-05-21, 23:26

What It’s Like To Be a Black Woman Named Beckii On Saturday, CNN published a lengthy piece of award-winning journalism on white people with black-sounding names. The insanely absurd story featured a collection of Caucasians (which is more than a “pinch of wypipo” but less than a “mob of lynchers”) ruminating about how uncomfortable it is living w...
2019-06-17, 02:39

You can finally get PowerBeats Pro in colors other than black After launching its truly wireless Powerbeats Pro headphones earlier this year, Beats is finally introducing new color options to its lineup. The earbuds, which retail for $250, will be available in off-white Ivory, a nature-green Moss, and dark blue......
2019-08-20, 03:00

There may be life on other planets, but there’s none in Men In Black: International The Men In Black movies are about chemistry as much as they’re about aliens. Beginning with the gruff father/cocky son dynamic between Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in Barry Sonnenfeld’s 1997 original, the series has been powered largely by the interplay between its charismatic leads. Men In Black:...
2019-06-13, 00:13

‘Black Panther 2’ might be one of the first movies of MCU Phase 5 Marvel a few weeks ago revealed no less than 10 titles that will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase 4, which will span from May 1st, 2020 to November 5th, 2021. Unlike the previous three phases, the MCU will get a large TV component thanks to Disney+, which will be the home of se...
2019-08-22, 10:39

Black skin care: The top 5 tips Everyone can benefit from a personalized skin care routine. Black skin is prone to certain issues, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Here, we list five skin care steps for black skin....
2019-06-13, 22:01

Black Desert brings its MMO action to PS4 PlayStation 4 owners have a new massively multiplayer online role-playing game option. Pearl Abyss announced today that Black Desert is now available on the PS4.Read More...
2019-08-22, 23:13

Every episode of Black Mirror – ranked! When Charlie Brooker’s series gets it right, its mix of sci-fi and satire is like nothing else on our screens. Here’s its 23 episodes so far, from worst to bestAn hour of television so relentlessly dour that it leaves nothing for anyone to cling to. Andrea Riseborough plays a surly murderer forced t...
2019-06-06, 08:26

Are we living inside a black hole? Our universe may be inside a black hole existing in a ‘parent universe,’ says physicist Nikodem Poplawski.       ...
2019-06-17, 13:13

Spider-Man is back—but why all dressed in black? Enlarge / New continent, new costume. (credit: Sony Pictures) It's maybe no weirder than anything else in comic books that Peter Parker—a working-class teenager from Queens who is also Spider-Man—must have a closet the size of the one at Vogue. (It's big. So I hear.) Because over his six-decade ca...
2019-07-05, 02:39

Markets could face 'bearish black hole' Warnings are sounding in global financial markets, punctuated by a cascade of selling in everything from stocks and crude oil to metals like iron ore....
2019-08-08, 19:00

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Shows a City in Flux Where, or what, is home? That question has as many answers as there are humans to ponder it. In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot’s odd and wonderful debut film, two young black men, best friends and natives of that often romanticized yet deeply complicated city, take a semi-dila...
2019-06-06, 13:39

The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a delightful, overstuffed ode to the City By The Bay The Last Black Man In San Francisco feels like an expulsion of everything director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails have ever wanted to say about their hometown. As childhood friends who grew up in the Bay Area, Talbot and Fails have watched their city irrevocably change over the years through gentr...
2019-06-06, 04:26

'There's still hope' – behind gentrification drama The Last Black Man in San Francisco Director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails discuss their buzzy, award-winning film that looks at a city they love as it falls further from their graspThe Last Black Man in San Francisco, the debut film from director Joe Talbot and star/partner/friend Jimmie Fails, is about a city in danger of disappe...
2019-06-08, 08:39

Mother says Utah officer pulled gun on her black son SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A mother wants an independent investigation after she says a Utah police officer pointed a gun at her 10-year-old son’s head in what she is calling a racially motivated incident. Jerri Hrubes of Montana told reporters Friday that a white officer pulled his gun on her son,...
2019-06-08, 02:26

| WATCH | All Black Scott Barrett sees RED! All Black lock Scott Barrett received a straight red card for a shoulder charge against the Wallabies in their Rugby Championship encounter in Perth....
2019-08-10, 17:00

We asked four black businesswomen how they got their start. Here's what they said. In a city not well-known for African American entrepreneurship, these four black businesswomen have blazed their own trails to success.       ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Milky Way's black hole has got 75 times brighter and we don't know why Astronomers were shocked to find the area around the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way growing 75 times brighter in just two hours...
2019-08-09, 23:00

Black Mirror's 'Striking Vipers' Summarized: And I ... Oop! You ever watch a trailer thinking it’ll go one way and then it goes a whole ‘nother way? There’s an entertaining beauty in that, and frankly, it’s my movie trailer style of choice—you know, instead of giving away the entire plot. Either way, trailers are meant to tease. The fun misdirection is an ad...
2019-06-05, 22:39

The 9th Black Trans Woman Has Been Killed This Year On Wednesday, the body of Chanel Scurlock—a transgender black woman—was discovered in a field in Lumberton, N.C. shortly after midnight. She was 23....
2019-06-07, 18:26

Saving Weeksville: Why Black Historic Landmarks Need Us The Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. preserves one of the first free black communities in America. Weeksville was formed in 1838 by African-American longshoreman James Weeks, 11 years after New York abolished slavery. It became a self-sustained community where black people were able to l...
2019-06-06, 20:39

The black hole at the center of our galaxy just lit up twice as bright as ever. Who knows why Astronomers observing the black hole at the center of our galaxy watched it light up with "unprecedented brightness." And they aren't sure why.        ...
2019-08-14, 09:39

Markets could face another 'bearish black hole' Warnings are sounding in global financial markets, punctuated by a cascade of selling in everything from stocks and crude oil to metals like iron ore....
2019-08-08, 17:52

For the Black Keys, Rock Lives. It Just Had to Wait Success led to burnout for the blues-rock duo. But after a five-year break, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney return with their ninth album, “Let’s Rock.”...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Black Directors on the Legacy of John Singleton Peers from the ’90s — Ernest Dickerson, Julie Dash, Matty Rich, Leslie Harris, Theodore Witcher and Darnell Martin — share personal memories of the filmmaker....
2019-07-08, 20:52

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family statement reported by local media Monday. Maseko became k...
2019-07-08, 22:52

‘CoD: Black Ops 4’ is getting a fresh batch of zombies on July 9th Zombies are on their way to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Activision announced today that "Operation: Apocalypse Z," a multiplayer-centric content pack that will conjure up game mode similar to the classic Zombies maps of previous games, will be coming......
2019-07-09, 00:52

The new 007 is a black woman – don't make her a Bond girl Online joy over Lashana Lynch inheriting James Bond’s codename may be premature. White men won’t give up their hero status so easilyFans have been hoping for a black actor to play James Bond at least since 2012, when Idris Elba was first rumoured as a possible successor to Daniel Craig. The franchis...
2019-07-15, 17:13

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up, with reports claiming that black British actor La...
2019-07-15, 17:13

The best Black Friday in July sales and deals Thought Amazon Prime Day was the only sales event worth checking out today? Think again. You can score huge deals this Black Friday in July.       ...
2019-07-15, 18:39

No Charges Against New York Cop In Choking Death Of Black Man A New York police officer accused of placing a 43-year-old black man in a banned choke hold just before his death in 2014 will not face federal charges, the government said, in a decision slammed by......
2019-07-17, 02:52

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here....
2019-07-17, 10:39

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people think all black people look the same....
2019-07-06, 19:13

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Remembers the Heart of the City Reading the script for The Last Black Man in San Francisco was like experiencing an earthquake, actor Johnathan Majors says. Strange at first, even surreal....
2019-06-21, 17:26

Orange Is the New Black's Danielle Brooks Is Pregnant There's a baby on the way for Danielle Brooks. The Orange Is the New Black actress has a new role ahead: mom. "So elated to finally share this news with you all. I'm happily......
2019-07-02, 19:39

We Dream a World: Black & Queer in Milwaukee On any given day, my partner, Lynnae* and I will be driving, engaged in our usual griping at the utterly reckless ways some Milwaukee drivers shit on safety laws while behind the wheel....
2019-06-28, 00:26

The Strange Story of the Black Prince of Canterbury Visitors can find the tomb of Edward of Woodstock, also known as the Black Prince, in the famous Canterbury cathedral. The 14th Century prince was the eldest son of King Edward III and Philippa of Hainault, but some may question why he’s laid to rest in such an important place. His biography isn't i...
2019-06-28, 02:39

New Updates From Black Widow, Enola Holmes, and More Black Widow set pictures continue to give us a look at the film’s mysterious new villain. The game is afoot for Henry Cavill and Enola Holmes. Margot Robbie plans to produce a sci-fi hacker horror flick about implants. The Hello Kitty film has found its writer from a surprising source. Plus, what’s ...
2019-06-28, 16:52

Black voters are cutting Biden some slack — for now The former vice president’s talk of working with segregationists has not torpedoed Biden’s strong support among African Americans. But they warn their patience is not unlimited....
2019-06-22, 23:26

‘Your Heritage Is Taken Away’: The Closing of 3 Historically Black Colleges For nearly 200 years, historically black colleges and universities have educated thousands of students, but they continue to face an uncertain future....
2019-06-29, 09:13

Mom booted off flight for wearing black, lacy top The mom-of-two was trying to board an EasyJet flight at an airport in Spain when a flight attendant took issue with her low cut, sheer, lacy black top....
2019-06-29, 23:52

Gaming comparison: Black Shark 2 vs OnePlus 7 Chances are that if you’re reading this, you are already aware of or are a part of the ballooning gaming industry in India. There are reports from different research firms which further substantiate the fact that this rise is only going to get bigger. With PUBG Mobile at the forefront of this...
2019-07-01, 14:52

Black Ops 4’s Blackout Mode Is Starting To Feel Pay-To-Win New DLC weapons added to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 have its Blackout battle royale mode feeling a little bit more like a pay-to-win game....
2019-07-02, 01:26

Black postmaster honored 121 years after lynching Just months after becoming Lake City, South Carolina’s first black postmaster, Frazier Baker was lynched by an angry mob. 121 years later, the Post Office he died trying to protect bears his name. (July 17)        ...
2019-07-17, 13:26

Franchise fatigue continues with ‘Men in Black’ and ‘Shaft’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Men in Black: International” is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend but the Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth-led reboot isn’t exactly a franchise-revitalizing hit. Hampered by poor reviews, Sony Pictures on Sunday estimates that the film earned only ...
2019-06-16, 18:26

The ethics of deepfakes aren’t always black and white Chances are if you’ve seen a deepfake, such as this now infamous video of Obama ‘speaking’ Comedian Jordan Peele’s words, it has left an uncomfortable feeling. Since deepfakes emerged in December 2017, most media coverage has focused on their potentially catastrophic applications. These range from d...
2019-06-16, 16:26

‘Men in Black: International’ is an unfunny buddy-cop flop There are more than one billion trillion stars in the observable universe. “Men In Black: International,” however, gets only one. A cautionary tale for the age of reboots, “International” takes over from a perfectly good comedy film series, and turns it into witless, generic space debris. It is the ...
2019-06-12, 20:52

For Kids Who Hate Bibs, Use a Black T-Shirt My daughter never had a problem wearing bibs—in fact, I always considered the ones with the food-catching pockets to be the breakthrough invention of the century. (A harried-parent hack that I heard from “a friend”: On mornings when you’re racing out the door, pour some Cheerios into the pocket and ...
2019-08-01, 21:39

Much Ado About Nothing review – all-black show is exuberant but muddled The Delacorte Theater, New YorkOrange is the New Black’s Danielle Brooks excels in an uneven production that transports Shakespeare’s comedy to Atlanta There’s a war going on, somehow, somewhere. Or maybe several wars. In Much Ado About Nothing, at Shakespeare in the Park, Don Pedro and his corps ha...
2019-06-12, 03:26

Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why During Apple’s annual WWDC keynote on June 3, software boss Craig Federighi said that privacy is in “everything we do” — and shortly thereafter put his money where his mouth was. The newest updates to Apple’s operating systems, including macOS, iOS and the brand new iPa...
2019-06-11, 16:39

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’t seek re-election next year, jolting the party’s efforts to appeal to minority voters and wounding its already uphill chances of regaining Hou...
2019-08-03, 00:13

Finally a black 'Bachelor'? ABC president weighs in ABC's "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" reality shows continue to be ratings gold for the broadcast network. But critics say they don't succeed when it comes to diversity....
2019-08-05, 22:13

Finally a black 'Bachelor'? ABC's president weighs in ABC's "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" reality shows continue to be ratings gold for the broadcast network. But critics say they don't succeed when it comes to diversity....
2019-08-06, 10:13

BJP To Observe Black Day In Bengal: Live Updates The Bengal BJP will observe statewide "Black Day" today after some of its party workers were allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes on......
2019-06-10, 07:39

14 Christmas in July Items You Have to Buy During QVC's Black Friday We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-08-01, 02:00

How to treat acne on black skin naturally Acne is a common skin problem that may be more prevalent in people with black skin. While medical treatments can be effective, they can also cause side effects. Learn about a variety of treatments for acne in black skin here....
2019-07-06, 04:26

Naomi Campbell says hotel turned her away because she is black Model calls incident in France ‘revolting’ and says fight for diversity in fashion continuesNaomi Campbell has said she was refused entry to a hotel in the south of France because she is black.In an interview with Paris Match, the model said she and a black friend were blocked from entering the hote...
2019-07-31, 18:52

Beyond Dick: This One’s for the Ladies Is All About the Joy and Pain of Black Women You would think This One’s for the Ladies, Gene Graham’s foray into strip shows for black women, would be all about dick. If so, you would be wrong....
2019-07-09, 18:26

The Best Man capped off one decade of black rom-coms and inspired another From the late ’90s to the mid 2010s, Sanaa Lathan and Taye Diggs starred in five major romantic comedies, two of them opposite one another. Yet when people rattle off lists of the genre’s biggest stars, their names seldom appear alongside rom-com players like Kate Hudson and Hugh Grant. That’s parti...
2019-07-19, 13:26

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally attacked in a supermarket Friday by a middle-aged white man who used profanity, called her vulgar names ...
2019-07-20, 04:39

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
2019-07-20, 11:13

IAF: 'No survivors' from An-32 crash; 13 bodies, black box retrieved The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who went missing last week when their plane crashed near the Chinese border have been found, authorities said....
2019-06-14, 15:39

New Concept Art Reveals Our First Look at Black Widow's Taskmaster When some concrete info on the Black Widow solo film finally dropped last night at San Diego Comic-Con, all the hints pointed toward Taskmaster, a dude with the power to instantly replicate any physical action he sees, as the villain. Now, with the release of a new official illustration, that’s pret...
2019-07-22, 20:39

Go Behind the Scenes of Orange Is the New Black's Final Season and Try Not to Cry Grab the tissues because Netflix is taking you behind the scenes of Orange Is the New Black's final season. In the video below, the Orange Is the New Black cast looks back on the seven-season......
2019-07-23, 23:13

The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin Dark spots, usually due to hyperpigmentation, are a common issue for people with black skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of dark spots with home remedies and medical treatments....
2019-06-13, 22:01

If only I’d had a colonoscopy at 45, as all black people should | Yolanda Young Scientists say it takes 10 years for a polyp to become cancerous, so had I been tested at 45, I probably could have avoided a cancer diagnosis altogether“We found a mass.”The soothing tone and wide smile with which Dr Marie Borum delivered this news was in sharp contrast to the shock and terror raci...
2019-08-06, 21:00

First ever picture of a black hole may be revealed this week The Event Horizon Telescope aims to capture an image of the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way – and its first results will be released on 10 April...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Canadian man says he pleaded with black bear during attack: 'You don't have to do this' A Canadian man fighting for his life begged his assailant to let him go, but his pleas went unheeded — which is probably because black bears don't understand English....
2019-09-10, 02:26

'Soulful Vanilla Child': When Pink Was Black When I was nine years old, I assumed that Pink was a very light-skinned black woman. It sounds ridiculous now, especially considering Pink’s place in pop history. Her 2001 sophomore album, Missundaztood launched her into superstardom, featuring catchy singles like “Get the Party Started, “Don’t Let ...
2019-09-12, 20:39

VMware to Buy Pivotal Software and Carbon Black Software company VMware Inc. reached agreements to buy Pivotal Software Inc. and security cloud provider Carbon Black Inc., VMware said Thursday. VMWare values the deals at a $4.8 billion....
2019-08-23, 01:13

Nigel Slater: 10 recipes from my little black book Exclusive extract: For years, Nigel Slater has been writing down everything he eats in his notebook. These notes shape the plant-based recipes in his new book, Greenfeast There is a little black book on the kitchen table. Neatly annotated in places, virtually illegible in others, it is the latest in...
2019-05-21, 19:39

ShowBiz Minute: Black, Spears, Harington Prosecutors aim to reverse bail decision in Kodak Black case; Britney Spears' ex-manager restraining order extended; Kit Harington checks into wellness center post-"Thrones." (May 29)        ...
2019-05-29, 14:52

The new 'Twilight Zone' is available to stream in black and white CBS All Access just gave nostalgia-seekers something to watch this weekend. As promised, the streaming service has released a version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone series in black and white. It's an homage to the 1959 show, of course, but it......
2019-06-01, 20:26

Black unemployment rate hits record low The unemployment rate among black Americans hit a record low in August, closing in on the gap in unemployment rates between white and black Americans....
2019-09-07, 05:26

Twiggy: ‘A woman in a black tuxedo with bow tie looks fabulous’ The model, actor and singer on her love of trouser suits – and why she was the first well-known woman to wear broguesI’ve been wearing tuxedos for as long as I can remember. This is the one I wore for the album artwork on Romantically Yours, which I released in 2011. I wore it very masculinely, with...
2019-09-03, 19:26

It's Rumor Time: DC might actually introduce a Batman who is Black Take this with a grain of utility belt Bat-Salt, but Bleeding Cool says the “hot gossip” from “a number of prominent sources” is that DC Comics is going to introduce a new Batman at some point next summer who is Black. These prominent sources apparently said it’s not Bruce Wayne (presumably meaning ...
2019-09-04, 14:39

The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History Netflix’s new documentary, The Lion’s Share, chronicles the history of the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” how it became a worldwide hit and—most importantly—how media companies including Disney, kept the song’s original creator, South African musician Solomon Linda, from receiving any of the profit...
2019-05-30, 20:52

Black Mirror S5 is almost here and Netflix just dropped three new trailers Nicole Beharie and Anthony Mackie star in "Striking Vipers," one of three new episodes in the upcoming fifth season of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror. The long-awaited fifth season of Black Mirror debuts next month, and Netflix just released three—count 'em—new one-minute trailers to st...
2019-05-21, 21:52

'Orange is the New Black' Season 7 to premiere in July "Orange is the New Black" stars Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon and Natasha Lyonne sing the Regina Spektor song "You've Got Time" in a Season 7 promo....
2019-05-23, 01:26

When Will America Save Black Mothers From Dying? Never, Without Us “I have taken trauma and turned it into triumph,” says Brittany “Tru” Kellman, founder of Jamaa Birth Village in Ferguson, Mo. At the age of 13, Kellman found herself in an unfamiliar city, running away from a violent home, and pregnant. At 37 weeks into her pregnancy, a physician decided to induce ...
2019-09-16, 17:39

Need a college graduation ticket? There's a black market for that Tickets for New York University’s 2019 commencement ceremony are being advertised for as much as $250It’s graduation season in the United States, which means lots of caps, gowns, pomp and circumstance, corny speeches, selfies – and an underground trade in graduation tickets to top off the celebratio...
2019-05-22, 12:52

Tennis: Black and white's all right for stylish Barty Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is not known for extravagant outfits, preferring to let her tennis do the talking on court, but she made an impression on both counts as she began her French Open campaign in style on Monday....
2019-05-27, 22:39

Black Mirror Just Dropped 3 New Trailers for Season 5 Netflix already gave us a trailer for its next installment of Black Mirror but I guess they were feeling generous because they just gave us three more.Read more......
2019-05-21, 18:13

Orange, green or black: The colors of revolutions From black clothes worn by Hong Kong demonstrators to orange banners at rallies in Ukraine or green scarves accompanying protests in Iran, here's how colors are adopted to represent the hopes of a movement....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Americanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined with framed portraits of its past leaders – a succession of white men of a certain age. But change i...
2019-05-29, 14:00

New Survey Says: Politicians Don’t Care About Black People Tired of politicians talking at, about, but never to, black people, a bevy of organizations joined to conduct the largest survey of black people in the United States since Reconstruction, entitled More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Black Census....
2019-05-28, 23:13

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside a convenience store.        ...
2019-08-25, 04:26

First black hole picture: The big mysteries we still need to solve We finally have the first real image of a black hole, so researchers can begin studying these cosmic mysteries in detail. Here is what they are hoping to learn...
2019-05-21, 15:01

My Tote Is No Longer a Black Hole of Crap, Thanks To This Bag Insert There is no downside to a tote; they are all beautiful and useful in their own special ways. But if someone held a gun to my head and forced me to come up with one tote con, I guess I would say that that totes are more likely than other purses to become handbag black holes....
2019-07-25, 01:39

Black-and-white adventure 'Minit' lands on iOS and Android Indie adventure game Minit caught the attention of many when it landed on consoles and PC last year, through a combination of its monochrome pixelated art style and bite-sized gameplay. As of today, mobile gamers can check out Minit too, as it's avai......
2019-06-27, 19:39

‘Orange Is the New Black’ offers fans a way to give back The Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black” is offering fans a way to give back by helping advocacy groups pressing for criminal justice reform, support women re-entering society from prison, protect immigrants’ rights and end mass incarceration....
2019-07-31, 18:39

There's a Mystery Car in the First New Episode of Black Mirror That Reveals Exactly Where It Was Shot There’s a new season of the technology-themed Twilight Zone-like Netflix show, Black Mirror, and the premiere episode, called Striking Vipers, has a passing cameo from a very interesting car that reveals where the episode was actually shot, despite attempts to obfuscate this fact. I’m not going to s...
2019-06-11, 21:00

Broken nose and black eye can’t stop Nationals’ Max Scherzer WASHINGTON — With a broken nose, pronounced black eye and seven shutout innings, Max Scherzer provided a striking capper to the Washington Nationals’ day-night doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. Scherzer himself? He shrugged off his work in the Nationals’ 2-0 victory Wednes...
2019-06-20, 10:26

Review: History’s Shadows Haunt ‘The Black Clown’ In this musical theater piece adapted from a Langston Hughes poem, the bass-baritone Davóne Tines embodies the evolving, divided soul of black America....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Black bear gets stuck in women’s bathroom in hotel Hotel workers in Montana were shocked to find an unexpected guest in the women’s restroom: a black bear. Buck’s T-4 Lodge and Restaurant, adjacent to a national forest, isn’t a stranger to wildlife, but co-owner and general manager David O’Conner told Fox News that a “bear stuck in the bathroom” was...
2019-09-04, 20:13

X-rays help astronomers detect spinning black holes It can be tricky to measure the spin of a black hole, particularly when it's hard to see them, but astronomers have pulled off just such a feat. They've gauged the spins of five supermassive black holes through a combination of data from the Chandra......
2019-07-08, 08:39

Aggressive breast cancers more likely to hit black and younger women Black and younger women face elevated risks of developing breast cancers that are not only aggressive but also less responsive to treatment, a new study confirms....
2019-07-09, 20:52

At Tonight’s Democratic Debate, Black Voters Will Be the Focus With Joseph R. Biden Jr., Kamala Harris, and Cory Booker all onstage, candidates are likely to make direct appeals to the Democratic Party’s most loyal constituency....
2019-08-01, 00:52

The Secret to Adam Ottavino’s Calm: A Little Black Notebook The star Yankees reliever once couldn’t tame the thoughts and doubts running through his mind on the mound. Now, he meticulously documents them every day to stay mentally sharp....
2019-09-05, 02:52

Black ex-manager claims 1Oak is a hotbed for racism A black former general manager at 1Oak says the hotspot is a hotbed for racism, with a club promoter getting a slap on the wrist for calling him the N-word while he was eventually fired for complaining. Christopher Hibbert, 34, the first black GM at the celeb-packed Chelsea club, says he was working...
2019-06-13, 12:39

The Black Godfather: the untold story of the man holding up Hollywood In a new Netflix documentary, the incredible tale of music executive Clarence Avant is told by people he worked with, from Barack Obama to Snoop DoggSurrounded by dark wood, seated in a cushy chair, his fingers steepled and his gray hair brushed back, sits a sagacious Clarence Avant. His demeanor is...
2019-06-12, 10:26

MIT engineers develop “blackest black” material to date With apologies to “Spinal Tap,” it appears that black can, indeed, get more black. MIT engineers report today that they have cooked up a material that is 10 times blacker than anything that has previously been reported. The material is made from vertically aligned carbon nanotubes, or CNTs — micr...
2019-09-13, 08:52

How Liz Johnson Artur chronicled black culture – in pictures The photography of Russian-Ghanian Liz Johnson Artur is being showcased in her first solo exhibition, now on at the Brooklyn Museum in New York until 18 August. It spans three decades of work and offers up an intimate look at individuals and communities across the African diaspora. Continue reading....
2019-07-17, 09:52

Son Begs Father Not to Call Cops on Black Man for Standing Outside A man was caught on video performing the sacred ritual passed down from his fugitive slave catcher ancestors when on July 4, he called the police on a black man who refused to submit to his nonexistent authority as the cop caller’s son tearfully begged his father not to continue his public display o...
2019-07-09, 01:00

You Can Now Go Fishing In Black Ops 4's Battle Royale Mode, But It's Dangerous Thanks to an update last week Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 now lets you fish in its Blackout battle royale mode. You fish for items, not fish, and, if you’re lucky you can reel in some powerful guns....
2019-08-15, 07:26

Will Hurd, the only black GOP representative in the House, announces retirement Texas Rep. Will Hurd — the only black Republican in the House — announced on Thursday that he won’t seek reelection next year. He revealed the decision on Twitter, saying he’s leaving “Congress to solve problems at the nexus between technology and national security.” “While Congress has a role in th...
2019-08-02, 05:00

Heartwarming Movie About the Friendship Between a KKK Member and a Black Man Set to End Racism Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all post-racial propaganda movies are created redundantly....
2019-06-20, 19:00

Trump needs to shift his focus to black jobs, not jabs Vice President Mike Pence told reporters in Ohio this week, "I couldn't be more proud of what we've been able to do for the African American community in this country. ... We have the lowest unemployment ever recorded for African Americans. We have more than 8,000 opportunity zones that have been ce...
2019-08-01, 07:26

Look up! North America will be treated to a Black Moon tonight INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The black supermoon on Wednesday night will make for some out-of-this-world stargazing. The rare, all-black supermoon is the second new moon in a single month, according to NBC News, which only happens about every 32 months. The last black moon visible happened in 2016. The bla...
2019-08-01, 01:39

Laverne Cox on the importance of compassion and the legacy of Orange Is The New Black Laverne Cox’s time on Orange Is The New Black has been all about firsts—one of the first shows of the binge-watching era, first Emmy nomination for an openly trans actor. Those culture-shifting moments were quickly followed by a flood of original streaming content for Netflix, and second and third ...
2019-08-27, 14:52

Tata Harrier Black Edition To Be Launched In August Tata Motors will be introducing an all-black edition of the Harrier compact SUV in August this year. The automaker announced the special edition version at the company's 74th Annual General Meeting in......
2019-08-01, 00:52

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas in order to pursue opportunities outside the halls of Congress to solve problems at t...
2019-08-02, 05:01

Research Confirms That ‘Black Don’t Crack’—and the Secret Is in Our Bones Something strange has been happening lately; every time I’m out with my mother, without fail, someone asks in earnest if we are sisters....
2019-06-12, 23:26

Traveling While Black: behind the eye-opening VR documentary on racism in America In the Emmy-nominated virtual reality project, viewers are given an immersive historical experience on the depressingly topical dangers of being black in AmericaThe theatre has luxurious red velvet upholstered seats, grand ceilings and gilded trimmings. The rows of chairs stretch back into the osten...
2019-09-03, 09:26

Magazine publishes image of wrong black model South Sudanese-Australian supermodel Adut Akech has spoken of her anger and sadness after a prominent Australian magazine published an article about her, but with the image of a different black model, noting that the mix-up "would've not happened to a white model."...
2019-08-27, 20:52

Black Chapter In History Of Democracy, Says Mayawati On Karnataka BSP president Mayawati on Wednesday said the manner in which the JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka has been pulled down will go down in the history of democracy as a "black chapter"....
2019-07-24, 22:26

Black kids in poor neighborhoods half as likely to receive CPR Researchers report that both black and Hispanic children are less likely than white kids to receive bystander CPR, which they say could be a result of racial issues -- or simply a lack of people trained to deliver CPR....
2019-07-10, 17:52

Trump shows hurricane map 'doctored with black marker pen' President Trump has held up a map to reporters that appeared to be doctored with a marker pen to show Alabama was in the original path of Hurricane Dorian....
2019-09-05, 04:00

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3 p.m. Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, have jammed streets and subway stations to protest the government’s handling of a proposed extradition bill. The crowds, walking slowly ...
2019-06-16, 10:26

Protesters in Black Crowd Hong Kong Streets Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of protesters filled the city’s streets, increasing public pressure on the government to eliminate the bill completely....
2019-06-16, 13:39

Elijah ‘Pumpsie’ Green, the Red Sox’s first black player, dead at 85 BOSTON — Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85. The Red Sox said Green, who lived in California most of his life, died Wednesday at in a hospital in San Leandro, near Oakland; no caus...
2019-07-18, 05:26

Pumpsie Green, First Black Player for Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85 Green, who played mostly at second base and shortstop, broke the color barrier for the last major league franchise of the time that remained all white....
2019-07-18, 04:00

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching the rhino and her calf remotely using cameras to ...
2019-05-22, 21:00

Is Global Warming the 21st Century’s Black Death? In his novel “Gun Island,” Amitav Ghosh challenges readers to deploy all their powers, rational and magical, to confront the demons of climate change....
2019-09-10, 11:26

The Latest: Black caucus chairman says report has no impact NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The chairman of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus said little has changed after a law firm’s report failed to ...
2019-05-22, 18:13

First Black Woman To Climb Mount Everest Says It "Needed To Be Done" The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
2019-05-22, 18:00

Black Artists Built Country Music—And Then It Left Them Behind Over the past few months, a contentious debate has raged over whether Lil Nas X, whose single “Old Town Road” spent a record 19 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 this summer, is a country artist. But for the filmmaker Ken Burns, the answer is clear. “The fact somebody has walked in...
2019-09-12, 04:39

High Life’s sex and black holes sci-fi intrigues without satisfying High Life, a sci-fi tale of black holes, redemption and sex, intrigues while leaving big questions unanswered – like who does the disembodied hand belong to?...
2019-05-22, 17:00

'Men in Black: International' leads box office with muted $28 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood seems to be coming down with a contagious case of franchise fatigue this summer, as "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft" become the latest sequels largely dismissed by moviegoers in North America....
2019-06-16, 23:39

'Whitey's on the moon': why Apollo 11 looked so different to black America The civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy called Nasa’s moonshot ‘an inhuman priority’ while poor children went hungryThe date was 15 July 1969. As the Saturn V rocket towered over the launchpad, about to send the first men to the moon, two dozen black families from poor parts of the south, accompanie...
2019-07-14, 07:26

Orange Is the New Black Final Season First Look Will Bring a Tear to Your Eye It's almost time to say goodbye to prison. E! News can reveal the final season of Orange Is the New Black will drop on Friday, July 26 on Netflix. The streaming giant made the announcement in......
2019-05-22, 17:00

Our galaxy's central black hole is oddly quiet – now we may know why The supermassive black hole at the Milky Way’s centre is relatively calm and peaceful, which may be because magnetic fields keep gas and dust just out of reach...
2019-06-17, 14:26

| 9 black rhinos from SA relocate to Tanzania in a bid to protect species Nine black rhinos from SA have arrived in the Serengeti as part of efforts to repopulate the park with the critically endangered species, Tanzanian authorities say....
2019-09-11, 15:00

Netflix just released three new trailers for ‘Black Mirror’ season 5 With season 5 of Black Mirror set to air on June 5, it’s only a matter of weeks before we see what type of enthralling, twisted, and disturbing scenarios show creator Charlie Brooker has in store for us. From what we can tell so far, season 5 won’t feature any animals, which is either a ...
2019-05-22, 01:26

Why a Black Preacher Is Fighting for Control of a Neo-Nazi Group At a time when far-right extremism has been on the rise, James Hart Stern is battling with a longtime member of the National Socialist Movement over control of the group and its website....
2019-07-24, 00:39

WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD With Up to 2TB Capacity Launched in India WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD in 250GB storage option is currently on sale through Amazon.in at Rs. 6,929, while its 500GB variant is available at Rs. 9,999....
2019-06-18, 14:13

Jake Black, a Composer of the ‘Sopranos’ Theme, Dies at 59 Mr. Black was a founder of Alabama 3, whose 1997 song “Woke Up This Morning” provided the memorable soundtrack for the opening of a memorable HBO hit....
2019-05-23, 01:13

Scientists behind first image of black hole awarded $3m prize Hundreds of researchers share Breakthrough prize in fundamental physicsAn international collaboration that captured the first image of a black hole, a cosmic plughole from which nothing that enters can ever escape, has won the most lucrative prize in physics.Hundreds of researchers on the Event Hori...
2019-09-05, 17:52

Four Years Later, Players Are Still Digging Up New Black Ops 3 Easter Eggs Call of Duty fans are still finding Easter eggs that were squirreled away deeply in Black Ops 3, four years after its release, thanks to dedicated data miners....
2019-07-24, 02:39

Astronomers just spotted two supermassive black holes on a collision course There’s really nothing in the universe that can compare to the awesome power of a supermassive black hole. Well, almost nothing. In a new paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, researchers describe the discovery of not one, but two supermassive black holes located far from Earth, and th...
2019-07-11, 00:13

Black man killed in Memphis was a suspect in shooting: authorities A young black man shot dead by federal agents as they sought to arrest him in Memphis, triggering overnight clashes between police and protesters, was wanted as a suspect in the shooting of a man in Mississippi earlier this month, authorities said on Thursday....
2019-06-14, 00:39

Police say black man killed in Memphis was sought in shooting A young black man slain by federal agents as they tried to arrest him in Memphis, touching off violent protests, was wanted in the shooting of a man in Mississippi earlier this month, law enforcement officials said on Thursday....
2019-06-14, 03:26

'Orphan Black' is returning as a ten-episode audiobook series A little under two years after its five-season run ended on BBC America, Orphan Black is returning with a bang, and probably loads more sound effects. Fiction publishing startup Serial Box is reviving the beloved sci-fi show this summer as a ten-epis......
2019-06-14, 03:39

A white father called police on a black man. Both men speak out A black man who was accused of trespassing at a San Francisco apartment building by a white father and shot video of their tense encounter is responding to the father's explanation and apology....
2019-07-11, 02:52

Buttigieg details ‘Douglass Plan’ for black Americans Named after the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Buttigieg’s plan aims to “dismantle racist structures and systems” in the United States, the presidential hopeful said....
2019-07-11, 17:39

The Morning After: The black-and-white portable console of the future Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The new game system everyone is talking about can't do 4K, 8K or even 1K, but we're still excited about Panic's surprise Playdate portable console. On the other hand, it's time to say goodbye to Ouya and Consume......
2019-05-23, 13:39

The Online Abuse of Black Women Persists, and It Needs to Be Checked It can be tempting to think that social media is a veneer providing some level of protection from problematic face-to-face interactions. But on a platform known to constantly spew hostility and hatred towards black women and women of color, it is anything but....
2019-09-06, 23:13

Astronomers discover two supermassive black holes on a collision course There’s really nothing in the universe that can compare to the awesome power of a supermassive black hole. Well, almost nothing. In a new paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, researchers describe the discovery of not one, but two supermassive black holes located far from Earth, and they’re ...
2019-07-11, 22:00

Watch trailers for each 'Black Mirror' episode in season five With season five of Black Mirror set to debut on June 5th, Netflix released trailers for each of the season's three episodes. They star Anthony Mackie and Miley Cyrus -- along with Topher Grace, Andrew Scott and Pom Klementieff. The show sticks to it......
2019-05-21, 20:00

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest. But as long as there’s football, everything will ...
2019-05-23, 01:26

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco. We recently sat down with Talbot and Fails (who crafted the story together) to talk about the ...
2019-06-15, 01:00

The Black Hole Engulfing the World’s Bond Markets There’s a multitrillion-dollar black hole growing at the heart of the world’s financial markets. Negative-yielding debt -- bonds worth less, not more, if held to maturity -- is spreading to more corne......
2019-07-13, 10:26

Tina ‘Knowles’ Black Excellence and Urges Us To Never Dim Our Light As a people, we’ve been known to make it out on top in some of the most unfortunate circumstances. With all that we have been through, we still manage to find a way to celebrate the beauty that comes with being black. Even when you trod us down into the dirt, still we rise and celebrate our black ex...
2019-07-13, 18:26

The best little black dress looks (and some long ones, too) from Rihanna, Beyoncé and more We've rounded up some of the best little black dresses (and some long dresses, too) from celebrities throughout the years.        ...
2019-05-21, 23:39

How a funky Harlem music fest became the ‘Black Woodstock’ When Freddie Stone, Sly’s brother, played the Harlem Cultural Festival as guitarist and co-founder of Sly and the Family Stone in the summer of 1969, it was not yet known as the “Black Woodstock,” as it would be christened in later years. “We didn’t know that it was going to turn out to be the......
2019-08-16, 17:13

Black Ops 4's Blackout Mode Now Lets You Play As A Zombie, But It Just Isn't Fun Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 lets players die and respawn as zombies in the new “Pandemic” Blackout mode. Unfortunately, even an entire horde of zombie players are at a disadvantage in this limited-time mode....
2019-08-12, 21:39

‘KKK cop’ revelation may lead to review of unarmed black man’s death A probe into a white cop accused of having a framed KKK application at his Michigan home could lead to a fresh look at the officer’s fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in 2009, a prosecutor said. Muskegon County Prosecutor DJ Hilson said the results of an internal investigation into Police Offic...
2019-08-12, 18:00

6 Fun Facts About Miley Cyrus' Episode of Black Mirror Say goodbye to Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus. There is now only Ashley O. Cyrus transformed into a new purple-haired pop star for an episode of the new season of Netflix's Black......
2019-06-06, 05:39

Jim Nantz: Bethpage Black won't be so vicious for PGA Championship Jim Nantz said he doesn't expect conditions at Bethpage Black to be nearly as tough as we've seen in recent years.        ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Black bear breaks into house then exits 'like the Kool-Aid man' A black bear broke into a house in Colorado at the weekend searching for food, then left by crashing through a wall "like the Kool-Aid man", police said....
2019-08-12, 12:13

When ‘Black Lives Matter’ Is Invoked in the Abortion Debate For some black ministers, abortion is both wrong and understandable. “I cannot guilt her,” one pastor said of his discussions with black women considering ending their pregnancies....
2019-07-06, 11:26

| Wounded All Black Coles eyes Bledisloe redemption Hooker Dane Coles says New Zealand's record loss to the Wallabies in Perth left him searching for what it means to be an All Black and desperate for redemption....
2019-08-12, 09:52

History of headbangers – Black Sabbath memorabilia on show A new exhibition about the band finally cements Birmingham’s reputation as the centre of a global musical phenomenon. ‘Home of Metal: Black Sabbath – 50 Years’ runs at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery from 26 June to 29 September Continue reading......
2019-06-23, 11:26

Valedictorian says her mic was cut when she spoke the names of black victims of police The cut-off was cited as a "technical difficulty," alleges Rooha Haghar. Her principal is visible in the video making a gesture.        ...
2019-06-06, 18:26

Cracking open the black box of automated machine learning Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed an interactive tool that, for the first time, lets users see and control how automated machine-learning systems work. The aim is to build confidence in these systems and find ways to improve them. Designing a machine-learning model for a certain t...
2019-05-31, 20:39

The Black Mirror Fighting Game Episode Was Out Of Control Kotaku Editor Natalie Degraffinreid and I watched the second episode of the new season of Black Mirror, which is about two old friends that reconnect through a video game. If that sounds both tame and normal, we would both like to assure you that it is neither. It was so out of control that we had t...
2019-06-06, 22:00

LIGO may have seen its first black hole and neutron star collision LIGO has probably seen the collision of a black hole and neutron star. That would mean it has spotted all three types of cosmic event it was designed to...
2019-08-22, 05:13

A future beyond ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’: ‘I’m not interested in being the guy who does black pain’ Gbenga Akinnagbe says he’s become painfully aware of the cost of depicting black suffering onstage every night in front of a mostly white audience. And he’s not sure he’d want to take on a similar role again....
2019-06-29, 06:00

Pediatricians: Black Children Suffer Significantly From Racism Surprise! Racism—that “thing” white people say doesn’t exist—has dire long-term effects on the health of black children and adolescents, according to a report released by the country’s largest group of pediatricians....
2019-08-10, 01:13

Black holes and lasers could let us cheat at interstellar travel Firing a laser at a pair of black holes can produce more energy than you start with, letting you travel the galaxy without needing a large amount of fuel...
2019-05-21, 15:01

New Black Widow Set Pictures Give Us Our First Glimpse of the Movie Another familiar face is confirmed to return for The Suicide Squad. Charlize Theron boards another comic book adaptation. James Cameron drops some hints about another returning character in Terminator: Dark Fate. David Harbour teases some heavy times ahead on Stranger Things. Plus, new Agents of SHI...
2019-05-30, 16:00

Black Mirror Season 6 on Netflix: will the sci-fi series return? The dust has only recently settled on Black Mirror Season 5, with some of the biggest and most ambitious episodes of the series so far – and even Miley Cyrus taking a lead role – but being a TV junkie like yourself, you're probably already wondering when Black Mirror Season 6 is g...
2019-08-09, 05:13

Five story lines to watch in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Bethpage Black, playing to a par of 70 and stretching out north of 7,400 yards, will greet the players each day like a jab to the face.        ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Fighting Germans and Jim Crow: Role of black troops on D-Day BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Portrayals of the massive D-Day assault on Normandy often depict an all-white host of invaders, but in fact it also included many African Americans. Roughly 2,000 African American troops are believed to have hit the shores of Normandy in various capacities on June 6, 1944. Se...
2019-06-04, 08:13

San Francisco’s Fading Black Presence, Captured on Film The creators of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” don’t begrudge the tech migrants who have moved to their hometown. Still, they lament the loss of a rich history....
2019-06-04, 16:39

At Black Colleges, the Baseball Teams Increasingly Aren’t As the number of African-American baseball players continues to decline, black players are often surprised to find themselves in the minority even at historically black colleges....
2019-05-21, 14:38

CIOs Crack Open the 'Black Box' of Tech Productivity Chief information officers are using tools to get a bird’s-eye view of their organizations’ productivity in an effort to cut costs, generate revenue and improve efficiency....
2019-06-04, 15:01

The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 20 years since its 1997 release, on the eve of a fr...
2019-06-05, 14:01

Why It's Always Bittersweet To See Black Female Contestants On Love Island "Her inclusion was, as so often with black women in reality television, bittersweet – one that makes you question whether it’s representation we want at all"...
2019-06-27, 19:39

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series set to make 680bhp Ultimate version of two-seater will take AMG's 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 to its limit, as new prototypes are seen testing Mercedes-AMG is well into developing the swansong for the GT range - the Black Series - ahead of its launch next year.  New imges of a prototype testing at the Nürburgring show an...
2019-08-15, 05:00

Even More Black Widow Set Pictures Tease a Mysterious Villain The casting rumors for The Eternals just keeps getting more intriguing. Legends of Tomorrow’s next season is bringing in some tots. Noah Hawley says his Doctor Doom movie is still on the table. Plus, what’s to come on Krypton, a viral new teaser for Stranger Things’ return, and new teases from Spide...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Buttigieg: opposition to gay marriage will 'wash away' among black Americans Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful says change will occur when voters see his policies will work in their interestsOpposition to gay marriage among African Americans will “start to wash away”, Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday, when such voters “struggling to get on to right side of history” see he wi...
2019-08-19, 06:52

The Democratic Party Does a Lousy Job Protecting Black Women “Why are you wearing all black?” I asked my friend, noticing her wearing a long sleeve black shirt, black jeans and black sneakers in the 1,000-degree Arizona heat despite being in an air-conditioned convention hall....
2019-06-05, 20:13

The Most Realistic Cars In Fast And Furious Were The Three Black Civics Honda Civics were staples of the tuner car scene in the late ’90s and early 2000s. They were common at import car shows before The Fast And The Furious came out and the aftermarket catalog was deep. In fact, that’s why they got a prominent role in the movie....
2019-08-13, 18:26

There Is Yet Another Dodge Charger Special Edition and This One Is Black or White One of the things that makes Dodge so wholesomely Dodge is that it regularly and eloquently debuts new editions of its rapidly aging muscle cars, keeping the masses happy and spending money in spite of the fact that their flashy new car and its flashy new style has sometimes decades-old roots....
2019-06-05, 20:26

Black Mirror steers into a skid, with mixed results Possibly the most famous joke ever told about Black Mirror comes from Daniel Mallory Ortberg: “what if phones but too much.” It’s part of a larger piece skewering the show, but that one phrase in particular caught on. It summed up so much of what people had come to dislike about the series—that at h...
2019-06-05, 21:13

Black hole that 'rings' like a bell shows Einstein was right Astronomers have looked at the way a black hole 'rings' like a bell to test a prediction of Einstein’s general relativity. Turns out Einstein is still right...
2019-09-16, 18:52

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where her friend Teniesha Johnson was murdered in front o...
2019-06-27, 18:52

The Murder Capital for Black Folks? Hint: It’s Not Chicago It may come as a surprise to many that the most murderous place for black folks in the U.S. isn’t the big urban centers of New York, Los Angeles, or even oft-maligned Chicago....
2019-08-13, 10:52

X-rated bikini censors boobs with cheeky black bar THIS Adriana Degreas x Cult Gaia bikini has been making waves. Camila Guper is among the Instagram stars to don the design, which features a black bar....
2019-06-27, 20:26

Air Force An-32 Still Missing, Villagers Saw Thick Black Smoke Tribal villagers had witnessed "thick black smoke" originating from a mountain towards Molo village in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday after an An-32 aircraft of the IAF lost contact with the ground staff......
2019-06-06, 12:13

Black bear tried to climb into woman’s car in Rhode Island Don’t pick up hitchhikers. Even furry ones. A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said. The curious black bear was spotted near Camp Varnum, a Rhode Is...
2019-05-30, 00:39

Texas Cops Paraded a Black Man Through the Streets by a Rope Texas once again has renewed its bid for Most Racist State in the U.S. after a pair of Galveston, TX, police officers on horseback arrested a black man and walked him through the town to the station by a rope....
2019-08-06, 18:52

President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black The pardon was the latest example of the president using a unilateral power of his office to absolve a prominent figure whose case personally resonates with him....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Crystal Dunn: 'As a black woman I always felt I had to go above and beyond to be noticed' Four years after watching her USA team-mates hoist the World Cup from a sports bar, the dynamic 26-year-old left back is out to win one for herself while busting stereotypes about black footballersCrystal Dunn talks a lot about what she calls the above and beyond stuff. Whether it’s stepping in to p...
2019-06-08, 10:39

The untold story of the Wild West's black cowboys The image of a typical American cowboy -- a rough-hewn white guy in dirt stained blue jeans, cowboy hat and boots -- is a staple of Western movies and modern country music. But as icons go, it gives an incomplete picture....
2019-07-05, 16:52

Orange Is the New Black final series review – back to its very best Gut-wrenching but gripping and full of heart, the groundbreaking prison drama bows out by bringing back all the fan favourites – even the chickensThere are not many shows that can lay claim to changing the television landscape during their lifetime, but Orange Is the New Black (Netflix) is one of th...
2019-08-06, 21:26

Marvel just released a ‘Black Widow’ trailer that you can’t watch, but we’ll tell you what happens It finally happened: we have a full Black Widow trailer to talk about. However, Marvel is yet to release it on YouTube or in theaters, as the first clip was only shown behind closed doors to people in attendance at the massive D23 Expo event over the weekend. Don’t worry though, because we&rsq...
2019-08-26, 19:39

Newspaper finds black drivers stopped, searched more often LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An analysis of traffic stop data by The Courier Journal has found African Americans in Louisville are disproportionately stopped and are three times more likely to be searched than white drivers. The paper analyzed 130,999 stops between 2016 and 2018. They found that African A...
2019-06-08, 19:13

Spend a Night in the Glass House from Black Mirror Want to spend a night in the middle of a desert like a tech billionaire in need of a digital detox? If you haven’t binge-watched the new season of Black Mirror just yet, fair warning up top: this post contains spoilers....
2019-06-10, 23:52

Why a Race-Baiting Trump Is Courting Black Voters Democratic leaders say African-Americans are deeply engaged in this election, but President Trump is also targeting them with Facebook ads. How they react may well determine his future....
2019-08-04, 13:39

'We have a long way to go:' Descendants of first black Americans on race relations Four hundred years after the first ship carrying enslaved Africans arrived on the coast of Virginia, the descendants of one of the first black American families say race relations in the United States still have "a long way to go."...
2019-08-05, 13:00

Black Panther 2 Confirmed, Gets May 2022 Release Date Black Panther 2 is now official. At Disney's D23 Expo in California on Saturday, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that a sequel to Black Panther would be part of Phase 5 of the Marvel......
2019-08-24, 22:26

Kit Harington Cast as Black Knight in Marvel's The Eternals At Disney's D23 Expo in California on Saturday, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that Kit Harington will play Dane Whitman a.k.a. Black Knight. Gemma Chan will be playing Sersi, while......
2019-08-24, 22:26

Black hole at centre of galaxy is getting hungrier, say scientists Scientists say Milky Way’s Sagittarius A* has been more active in recent months Unseeable and inescapable, black holes already rank among the more sinister phenomena out in the cosmos. So it may come as disconcerting news that the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way appears to be ...
2019-09-13, 19:13

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child will keep working A Utah officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old boy during a pursuit of armed suspects will continue to work amid an independent review of the incident, police said Monday....
2019-06-11, 02:39

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
2019-07-07, 22:00

Black Ops 4's 'Days of Summer' Event Is A Big Belly Flop Call of Duty’s most recent seasonal event, “Days of Summer,” hit Black Ops 4 on June 4 for PlayStation 4, but what was supposed to be fun in the sun turned out to be more like the Days Of Bummer....
2019-06-07, 20:13

World’s darkest material is ‘blackest black’ ever created A high-tech material has been dubbed the “blackest black” ever created. The unnamed substance traps over 99.9 percent of light, making it ten times blacker than anything that’s come before it. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology made it from nanotubes – tiny bit...
2019-09-13, 20:52

Sikorsky flies Black Hawk helicopter without a pilot Sikorsky for the first time operated a Black Hawk helicopter with full-authority, fly-by-wire flight controls in the Lockheed Martin company's quest to transform the aircraft into an optionally piloted vehicle....
2019-06-07, 20:26

Astronomers reveal first-ever picture of a black hole – video Scientists working on the Event Horizon Telescope project have produced an image of the "unseeable", capturing the world's first picture of a black hole. It took nearly two years for 200 researchers and a network of eight radio telescopes spanning the globe to make the breakthrough, which was previo...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Laboratory Black Hole Shows Stephen Hawking Was Right, Obviously Physicists have confirmed predictions of Stephen Hawking’s namesake theory of black holes using a black hole they constructed in their lab, according to a new paper.Read more......
2019-05-30, 00:13

Black Mirror is back for S5, but it might be running out of fresh ideas Enlarge / Anthony Mackie is a husband and father who finds himself caught up in a virtual reality game in "Striking Vipers," one of three new Black Mirror episodes. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) Netflix debuted the much-anticipated fifth season of its sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror last week, an...
2019-06-11, 06:39

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African American couple to leave because they did not have a reservation....
2019-05-29, 10:13

Enormous black hole in Milky Way galaxy appears to be hungry The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy is suddenly gorging on interstellar snacks, according to researchers, who can’t explain why it’s suddenly so hungry. “We have never seen anything like this in the 24 years we have studied the supermassive black hole,...
2019-09-12, 23:26

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students gets prison Man authorities say threatened to bomb Harvard University and shoot people who attended black commencement has been sentenced to prison.        ...
2019-07-18, 16:13

Ontario's slow rollout of weed outlets could help black market Ontario has blamed a shortage of legal cannabis from the federal government for its slow rollout of retail outlets, a claim dismissed by the federal government and regulatory bodies from other provinces, raising prospects the black market for weed may thrive longer in Canada's most populous province...
2019-07-08, 22:39

Man says he killed black teen for listening to rap music. Activists want #JusticeforElijah Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music.        ...
2019-07-08, 19:39

Through Thick and Thin: New Black-ish Episode Will Feature Girlfriends Reunion It’s the cross-over many Tracee Ellis Ross fans (uhhh, all of us) have been thirsting for for years: watching her Black-ish and Girlfriends universes colliding....
2019-09-13, 10:00

'A couple of black eyes': Johnson and the plot to attack a reporter The intended victim of a beating planned by the politician’s friend has called for an apologyAs a veteran News of the World reporter, Stuart Collier spent much of his Fleet Street career exposing villains. But the only criminal he investigated who prompted a threat to him and his family’s safety was...
2019-07-14, 18:26

Loot-Starved Black Ops 4 Players Finally Get A 'Contracts' Mode Players finally have a better way to earn more rewards in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, besides the game’s unfavorable microtransactions system. This week’s update marks the introduction of Contracts on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC....
2019-06-28, 00:13

Black-market THC-vape operation busted in Wisconsin, police say (credit: Ecig Click) Authorities in Wisconsin say they’ve busted an alleged large-scale operation making tens of thousands of bootleg THC-containing vape products. Authorities seized over $1.5 million worth of THC product from a single residence late last week. In a press conference Wednesday, the...
2019-09-13, 14:26

Legendary Black Knights: Mysterious Medieval Entities of Neutrality Black Knights began to appear in history during the Middle Ages. Since the 13th century, a series of legends mentioning the mysterious Black Knights emerged. Although the Black Knights were said to have carried out good deeds and fought to protect cities from unjust rulers and other threats, texts r...
2019-07-13, 23:39

YouTube exec calls cops on black man waiting for pal outside building An altercation between a white man who called police on black man waiting for his friend in a California apartment-building lobby was captured in a now-viral video The man who called 911, identified by Essence as Christopher Cukor, accused Wesley Michel, who is a black, of trespassing at his San Fra...
2019-07-09, 05:00

Arkansas Woman Charged Over Holding Four Black Teenagers at Gunpoint The boys were raising money for their football team. The woman, identified as Jerri Kelly, 46, is facing charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment....
2019-08-17, 00:52

Black man hooked up to IV busted by cops who said he was stealing equipment: complaint A black hospital patient in Illinois says he was arrested while on a walk last month after police claimed he was trying to steal the IV that was hooked up to his arm to sell it online. Shaquille Dukes, 24, claims he was being treated for pneumonia at the Freeport Health Network Memorial Hospital in....
2019-07-02, 22:39

University honors black players dismissed from team in 1969 Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of them returned to the Laramie campus to commemorate the anniversary as the school takes another step toward reconciliation....
2019-09-13, 20:52

Scientists think some supermassive black holes didn’t start as stars Despite the fact that scientists now have a real image of a supermassive black hole, they still have plenty of questions about the objects. Now, astrophysicists at Western University may have a new explanation for how some black holes formed. In rese......
2019-06-29, 00:13

'Killer Queen Black' drops on Switch and PC October 11th Nintendo announced a console and PC version of the competitive five-on-five arcade game Killer Queen at E3 2018, and Liquid Bit and BumbleBear have revealed when you can try to ride a snail to victory from the comfort of your couch. Killer Queen Blac......
2019-09-13, 23:13

Sikorsky nabs $91.2M contract to support U.S. Army Black Hawks Sikorsky Aircraft Co. was awarded a five-year, $91.2 million contract for engineering and support work on all versions of the Army's H-60 Black Hawk helicopters....
2019-06-27, 23:26

Black patient arrested for 'stealing IV machine' on hospital walk A black man recovering from pneumonia has said he was arrested on suspicion of stealing his IV drip after he left hospital to take a walk on doctors' orders....
2019-07-02, 14:26

Dior goes black in Paris show that celebrates couture roots Dior went back to the essential architecture of dressmaking, and the late designer’s penchant for black, for a brooding display of archetypally couture fall-winter gowns...
2019-07-01, 21:13

Rip Torn, actor best known for 'Men in Black' and 'The Larry Sanders Show,' dies at 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy Award-winning actor who starred in "Men in Black" and HBO's "The Larry Sanders Show," has died, according to his publicist Rick Miramontez. He was 88....
2019-07-10, 15:13

Video shows dog scaring off black bear in New Jersey yard A New Jersey man has promised to give his neighbor’s dog a steak dinner after the pooch scared off a bear in his back yard in a wild caught-on-video moment. “He is an awesome pup that comes to check on the kids from time to time. Now he is keeping them safe!” Mark Stinziano of......
2019-07-11, 18:00

Split Screen Was Quietly Removed From Black Ops 4, But It'll Be Back This Month Last week, as part of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s June 25 update, Treyarch quietly removed split screen co-op play from the game’s battle royale mode, Blackout. At first, no one was sure what was going on, but today, Treyarch said the feature will return on July 9....
2019-07-03, 01:52

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find 'millions' of black holes Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully launched Spektr-RG, an X-ray telescope co-developed with Germany's help. The vessel will take 100 days t......
2019-07-13, 21:52

Biden Has Deep Connection to Black Voters. Will It Translate Into Votes? The Democratic front-runner leads in the polls among African-Americans, and older black voters admire him. But it’s not “locked down,’’ said one party strategist....
2019-09-16, 07:52

Harris lands 2020 endorsement from 2 Black Caucus members BALTIMORE (AP) — Two more members of the Congressional Black Caucus are backing Kamala Harris’s bid for the presidency. Reps. Bobby Rush of Illinois and Frederica Wilson of Florida say they are supporting the California Democrat’s presidential bid. Endorsements from the caucus, which cou...
2019-07-01, 04:26

'Mermaids can be black': Network hits back at Ariel critics A Disney-owned cable network has hit out at the "poor, unfortunate souls" criticising the decision to cast singer Halle Bailey as Ariel in the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid....
2019-07-09, 11:52

#NotMyAriel: White Twitter Is Big Mad About Disney Casting a Black Little Mermaid As the nation celebrated the national holiday that symbolizes all men being created equal, a small minority of mistreated Americans cranked up the Caucasian outrage machine to address an egregious injustice that threatened the happiness and well-being of people everywhere. But this time, the righteo...
2019-07-05, 17:13

Kamala Harris Proposes $100 Billion Black Homeownership Plan Joining what seems like every black woman in America at Essence Fest, senator and presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan to increase black homeownership that, if implemented, could serve as a major step toward closing the racial wealth gap or at least pay two or three month...
2019-07-08, 04:00

Hubble spots black hole surrounded by material that shouldn’t be there The Hubble Space Telescope, which is operated by NASA and the ESA, is fantastic for spotting objects residing in the distant reaches of space. Black holes, which are impossible to actually see, give their position away thanks to the galaxies that often surround them, but a new survey has revealed a ...
2019-07-12, 11:52

Russia Deploys Fighter Jet To Intercept US Plane Over Black Sea: Report The Russian Defence Ministry on Friday said that it scrambled a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter aircraft to intercept a US P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance jet heading towards the Russian airspace over the Black......
2019-07-05, 09:00

Outrage over Arizona black teen's stabbing death A 17-year-old black youth was killed at a Phoenix-area convenience store. A white man charged with first-degree murder said he felt threatened by the teen's rap music. A defense attorney says the suspect is mentally ill. (July 10)        ...
2019-07-10, 16:26

Michigan cops stop black man for looking at white woman ‘suspiciously’ Police in Michigan stopped a black man for almost 20 minutes and asked for his ID after a white woman reported that he was “looking at her suspiciously,” according to reports. Devin Myers was stopped by cops in Royal Oak on Tuesday evening because the woman said he was “just staring at me” and “it’s...
2019-08-16, 21:39

'It could have been me': five years after Michael Brown, young black men in Ferguson speak On 9 August 2014 police in Missouri killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. We asked his peers from the same neighborhood to recall that day – and discuss how they’ve moved on Continue reading......
2019-08-09, 17:52

| Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis A prominent Lebanese daily has appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis....
2019-08-09, 08:00

Hotline for detained migrants featured on Orange is the New Black shut down Hotline shut down by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement connected detained migrants to an advocacy groupUS Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) has shut down a national hotline that connected detained migrants to an advocacy group, a month after the hotline was featured in a storyline in th...
2019-08-24, 01:39

Lose Weight By Including Black Pepper In Your Meals. Here Are Some Recipes Black pepper stimulates the appetite and aids digestion. It also has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that remove toxins from the body...
2019-08-08, 13:26

Unapologetically black: the vision of Toni Morrison | Valerie Babb Morrison reshaped our literature, making it more reflective of the nation that generated itMost bios begin, “Toni Morrison was an American writer,” and indeed the nation should thank her for a body of writing that held a mirror to its soul and social order. The nation should also thank her for being...
2019-08-08, 12:39

Kodak Black pleads guilty to federal weapons charges Prosecutors charged the rapper with crimes including falsifying information on federal forms to buy four firearms from a Miami-area gun shop on two separate occasions....
2019-08-24, 06:52

Cops On Horseback Led Black Suspect By Rope Through Texas Streets In a pair of photos, two white lawmen atop horses guide a bound black man with a rope down a wide and empty street. If it weren't for the cars and pavement, a quick glance may lead to the conclusion......
2019-08-07, 08:26

ICE Said to Have Shut Down an Immigrant Hotline After Orange Is the New Black Featured It in an Episode In what seems to be a case of life imitating art, Donald Trump style, immigration advocates charge the Trump administration deactivated a lawyer hotline set up for detainees—after an episode discussing the hotline aired on Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black....
2019-08-24, 10:00

Police in Texas apologize for leading black man by rope down the street Police chief Vernon Hale said that it is a “trained technique” and “best practice in some scenarios” and that his officers had no “malicious intent.”...
2019-08-07, 02:52

Black men are 2.5 times more likely to be killed by police force than white men: Study A new study is painting a bleak picture for law enforcement across the country. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.        ...
2019-08-06, 21:26

Alleged 'Snake Oil' Crypto Firm Sues Over Boos at Black Hat The paper being presented suggested that the two researchers had a method to quickly find large semiprime numbers and essentially break RSA-2048 and any other semiprime-based encryption....
2019-08-24, 22:00

Texas police apologise after officers on horseback led black man by rope Donald Neely, 43, handcuffed and led through Galveston by ropePolice say white officers ‘did not have any malicious intent’A police department in Galveston, Texas, has apologized after two white officers on horseback led a black man through the city’s streets on a rope. Related: Trump hits back at O...
2019-08-06, 21:00

Stopped, Ticketed, Fined: The Pitfalls of Driving While Black in Ferguson Despite five years of changes in Missouri, black drivers continue to be stopped at much higher rates than white drivers in communities throughout the state....
2019-08-06, 20:13

What links Conrad Black and Patty Hearst? The Weekend quiz From a meat dress to yellowcake, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Which Beatles song was inspired by a headline in American Rifleman, the NRA magazine?2 Priceless Blake won what derby in June?3 What is the highest point in England outside the Lake District?4 Who proclaimed the “end of hist...
2019-08-03, 09:13

US Cop In Black Man's Death Case Suspended After Judge Calls For Sacking A New York police officer was suspended Friday after a judge recommended that he be sacked for placing a black man in a banned choke hold just before his death five years ago....
2019-08-03, 05:39

China Claims U.S. 'Black Hand' Is Behind Hong Kong Protests Beijing stepped up its accusations of U.S. involvement in fomenting protests in Hong Kong, as authorities and protesters in the restive Chinese city prepared for a critical tenth weekend of demonstrations....
2019-08-09, 19:52

Black Women's Equal Pay Day: It's Bad Enough to Make 61 Cents on the Dollar, but What About the 'Emotional Tax'? Sixty-one cents on the dollar. That’s what black women currently make, in comparison to their equally qualified white male counterparts (of non-Hispanic origin). Despite being the most educated demographic, black women—also 80 percent of breadwinners in black households—are no closer this Black Wome...
2019-08-23, 15:39

To Improve Mental Health in Black America, We Must Empower Communities We’re still struggling to reconcile historic trauma with the black experience in America. After years of systemic oppression, exclusion, and discrimination affecting generations of families, black America has been left to shoulder the burden of that trauma alone. It shows up when applying for jobs a...
2019-08-23, 15:39

Autosport, Sporting Memories host black-tie event at Williams Autosport has teamed up with dementia, Alzheimer's and loneliness charity Sporting Memories Foundation for a new event this year held at the factory of Formula 1 team Williams...
2019-08-16, 12:26

Google employee describes ‘burden of being black’ at tech giant “So, just as I’m doing with this essay, I ultimately resolved to break my silence. And though I eventually grew more comfortable using challenging moments to educate my co-workers, I never stopped feeling the burden of feeling black at Google," the memo read....
2019-08-17, 11:52

White Texas cops who led black man by rope won’t face charges Two white Texas cops on horseback who were caught on video leading a black suspect by a rope through the streets of Galveston will not face a criminal investigation, according to a report. The officers – identified as P. Brosch and A. Smith – led Donald Neely, 43, down a street handcuffed and bound ...
2019-08-18, 22:26

Black squirrel 'super' species? No, just a darker shade of grey Black squirrel result of interbreeding between grey and fox squirrels – and they both carry virusIn popular myth they are an aggressive new “super” species pushing out the grey squirrel just as it has displaced the red squirrel.But the black squirrels seen scampering through southern England are a f...
2019-08-13, 23:00

"His Dog Doesn't Like Black People", US Priest's Staff Told Housekeeper The home of a Catholic priest was the last place LaShundra Allen ever would have expected to be denied work because of her skin color, she said. Allen, who is black, arrived with her white co-worker......
2019-08-19, 21:26

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2019-08-13, 03:39

White Officers Who Led Black Man on Rope Won’t Face Criminal Charges A photograph of the man’s arrest in Galveston, Tex., on Aug. 3 evoked images of slavery. The authorities are also investigating whether the officers violated any police department policies....
2019-08-20, 01:52

Astronomers Spot Unprecedented Flashes From Our Galaxy's Black Hole An attempt to prove Einstein’s hallmark theory of gravity revealed something even freakier: an unprecedented flash from the black hole at the center of our galaxy.Read more......
2019-08-13, 00:26

Suspected mosque shooter arrives in court with two black eyes The man accused of opening fire in a Norwegian mosque over the weekend appeared in court on Monday with two black eyes and wounds to his face and neck....
2019-08-12, 23:13

WD Black storage is for gamers who are running out of space as games get huge Western Digital is launching five storage solutions for gamers under its WD Black label, with as much as 12 terabytes of storage, or 300 games.Read More...
2019-08-20, 17:52

School forced black student to ‘Sharpie in’ his haircut: lawsuit Another black student has been humiliated by school faculty over hair. Pearland Independent School District in Texas is being hit with a lawsuit by parents Dante Trice and Angela Washington, who say faculty at Berry Miller Junior High School disciplined their son, J.T., by using a black Sharpie mark...
2019-08-20, 22:52

Scientists find the largest observed black hole to date Astronomers aren't done with major black hole discoveries this year. The Max Planck Institute's Kianusch Mehrgan and colleagues have found the largest black hole ever observed at the center of Holm 15A, a galaxy about 700 million light-years away.......
2019-08-12, 08:26

Knowing where you come from is so important. Leave us a message to help record black history USA TODAY's 1619 Voices Project is asking readers to share what they know about their family history by calling into a Google Voice number.        ...
2019-08-22, 16:26

VMware buys Carbon Black and Pivotal, valued together at $4.8 billion VMware is following through on its proposal to buy Pivotal, a fellow Dell subsidiary, and expanding into cybersecurity with the acquisition of Carbon Black....
2019-08-22, 23:13

"Little Black Book": How Epstein Allegedly Built Network Of Victims A month before Jeffrey Epstein's death by apparent suicide in a New York prison, a federal indictment cast light on what prosecutors said was a sprawling network of high school and college students......
2019-08-11, 09:52

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority lawmakers, announced Thursday that he will not seek......
2019-08-02, 22:39

Cryptography startup sues Black Hat conference after getting booed and heckled Tech conferences are usually civil by nature, but one cryptography startup is taking things up a notch by suing organizers of security conference Black Hat USA after being heckled and booed by attendees. The case emerged following last month’s edition of the event in which digital identity startup, ...
2019-08-27, 02:39

First trailer for latest Black Christmas slasher reboot goes for “woke” Sorority sisters are hunted by a crazed killer in Black Christmas, a remake of the 1974 cult-classic slasher film. The calls (and texts) might be coming from inside the house as a killer stalks a group of sorority sisters in the first trailer for Black Christmas, directed by Sophia Takal (best kno...
2019-09-06, 09:39

Hundreds of black deaths finally being remember 100 years after Red Summer America in the summer of 1919 ran red with blood from racial violence and yet today, 100 years later, not many people know it even happened. It flowed in small towns like Elaine, Arkansas, in medium-size places such as Annapolis, Maryland and Syracuse, New York and in big cities like Washington and ...
2019-07-23, 22:52

China tells U.S. to remove 'black hands' from Hong Kong China said on Tuesday that U.S. officials were behind violent chaos in Hong Kong and warned against interference, following a series of protests in the city, including bloody clashes on the weekend....
2019-07-23, 22:13

The first ‘Black Widow’ trailer was shown behind closed doors at Comic-Con – here’s what happens Marvel Studios had a busy panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, where it unveiled its plans for the next phase of MCU adventures. We’re looking at five new movie releases through November 2021, as well as five new Disney+ TV series made by Marvel Studios. All of these stories will be intertwined ...
2019-07-22, 21:13

'Black Widow' cast drops hints about the superhero's ledger Despite the super-spy's prominent appearances in seven Marvel films to date, the secrets of the Black Widow's backstory have remained in the shadows....
2019-07-21, 23:26

Decriminalizing Sex Work Makes the Entire Black Community Safer I came out rather late, while I was serving in the military, hundreds of miles away from my parents, siblings and children. I was stationed in Fort Myers, Virginia, and I worked part-time in Washington, D.C. This was also the time when I started transitioning and doing sex work. Since then, I have s...
2019-09-09, 22:52

Black Magic, Lemons Discussed During Karnataka Floor Test Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after its leaders accused his brother and a minister in the cabinet HD Revanna of doing black magic. The BJP made......
2019-07-19, 15:13

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order review — only sometimes super I think most people know what they're going to get with this one: a simple Marvel-themed beat-'em-up game. Just don't expect anything more than that.Read More...
2019-07-19, 01:52

Royalty in Our DNA: Black Girls Rock! the Stage, the Screen and the Red Carpet As the cameras panned the audience at the 2019 Black Girls Rock! ceremony, which aired on BET Sunday night, the breadth of black beauty was absolutely breathtaking. Every age, shade, style and shape were represented, making Angela Bassett’s statement that “We were present for each other tonight,” al...
2019-09-10, 00:52

Pumpsie Green, first black player in Boston Red Sox history, dies at 85 Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, passed away Wednesday at the age of 85.       ...
2019-07-18, 09:26

Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for black students in order to "end their pro-black agenda."...
2019-07-18, 05:52

Will Hurd, only black House Republican, is latest to not seek re-election Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House and one of the last remaining members of his party in Congress critical of Donald Trump, will not seek re-election in 2020.Hurd joins ...
2019-08-02, 17:00

Audi Q7 Black Edition Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 82.15 Lakh The new Audi Q7 Black Edition comes packed with a range of exterior updates, only cosmetic though, and looks more sporty and sassy than the regular model. Its production will be limited to 100 units......
2019-09-11, 14:13

It's Stripper Fallout, Wedding Hiccups and "Black Magic" on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Finally, all the 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way couples are together. In the Monday, July 15 episode of TLC's new reality show, Laura made her way to Qatar to be with Aladin. While......
2019-07-16, 04:26

Freak dressed in black gimp suit terrorizes UK village A man dressed head to toe in black bondage gear is terrifying residents on the dark roads of a UK village, according to a new report. One of the alleged victims was a woman who told the BBC she was walking in Claverham, Somerset — about 2½ hours west of London — when she spotted......
2019-07-16, 01:39

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince lawmakers to restore a higher excise tax on coal companies to help fund their medical care, but several said the meeting left them discouraged....
2019-07-24, 04:00

At N.A.A.C.P. Forum, 2020 Democrats Say Trump Harms Black Communities The candidates argued that the president is a bigot and outlined their plans to uplift black people at the civil rights group’s convention in Detroit....
2019-07-25, 02:26

Remembering Rutger Hauer, Black-Armored Knight of the Genre His monologue in Blade Runner turned Hauer—who died this week at the age of 75—into a go-to actor for lending gravitas to genre for the next four decades....
2019-07-25, 02:26

Church offers lower payouts to black abuse victims A Catholic religious order recently settled sex abuse cases by secretly paying two black Mississippi men $15,000 each—far less than other survivors of clergy abuse typically have received, The Associated Press found. (Aug. 27)        ...
2019-08-27, 09:26

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in House, won't seek re-election Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a three-term Congressman and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced he will not seek reelection in 2020....
2019-08-02, 18:00

Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House, abruptly announces he's retiring Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, a former undercover CIA officer and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced Thursday that he would pursue other opportunities in the private sector and not seek reelection in 2020. "I have made the decision to not ...
2019-08-02, 17:39

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in U.S. House, will not seek re-election Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year....
2019-08-02, 08:52

Dascha Polanco Reveals What Really Happened to Orange Is the New Black Character Orange Is the New Black pretty much wrapped up the stories of every inmate. Piper (Taylor Schilling) moved to Ohio after Alex's (Laura Prepon) transfer to that prison and went back to school,......
2019-08-02, 01:00

TV host issues tearful apology after saying her black co-anchor looks like a gorilla Jason Hackett told KOCO-TV viewers that he wanted to take the experience as a teachable moment and show "words matter" after Alex Housden's comment.        ...
2019-08-27, 17:39

Nearly 1 in 3 Young Black People Say the Democratic Party Doesn’t Care About Them Young black people are more likely than their peers to consider themselves Democrats—and “strong Democrats” at that—but nearly a third of them believe the Democratic Party doesn’t care about them, according to a recent poll....
2019-08-01, 20:26

They Made It to the Top: A Black Lady Sketch Show Renewed for Second Season at HBO Remember the “Bad Bitch Support Group” sketch from A Black Lady Sketch Show (ABLSS)? Well, the show’s writers are also “bad bitches” because ABLSS has been renewed for a second season at HBO!...
2019-08-28, 22:00

Maxine Shaw Ain't Nuthin To F' With: A Black Ass Game with Erika Alexander Erika Alexander will forever be a staple in black television and is still on top of her game. You may know her best as Maxine Shaw from Living Single or Cousin Pam from The Cosby Show but now she’s starring as a young RZA’s mother in Hulu’s Wu-Tang: An American Saga....
2019-08-29, 23:39

Tony Stark falls into the Web Of Black Widow in this exclusive preview Natasha Romanoff’s history as an assassin for the Russian government gives creators a lot of opportunities to explore different chapters of her past in Black Widow comics, typically when an old enemy comes out of hiding to take her out. The cycle continues in the new Web Of Black Widow miniseries fr...
2019-08-30, 11:13

What You Need to Know About the Black Knight, Kit Harington's Side-Step From Game of Thrones to the MCU The fact that Marvel is making an Eternals movie is just one of the absurdest things in their already incredibly absurd slate of upcoming projects. But somehow at D23 they managed to make it just a touch weirder, by announcing that Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington had joined the film as one of the obs...
2019-09-02, 23:00

Apollo Global's Leon Black Addresses Epstein Relationship Apollo Global Management CEO Leon Black said he had previously used the services of financier Jeffrey Epstein, but that he doesn’t think the association with the jailed financier is impacting Apollo’s relationship with investors....
2019-07-31, 23:26

Black and white flag becomes F1's official 'yellow card' warning FIA race director Michael Masi says the return of a black and white flag warning for unsportsmanlike driver conduct should be considered Formula 1's equivalent of football's yellow card...
2019-09-04, 11:00

Star hurtling around a giant black hole proves Einstein right - again We watched a star orbit the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy for 24 years and its light is stretched just as Einstein predicted it should be...
2019-07-31, 17:52

‘Orange Is the New Black’ star Laura Gómez on Blanca’s ICE storyline “Orange Is the New Black” just released its seventh and final season. Laura Gómez, who plays inmate Blanca Flores, stopped by Page Six to reflect on her character’s journey throughout the series. She admits that Blanca had to persist and grow, even when she was unfairly incarcerated and struggling ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Michael B. Jordan: It’s ‘Groundbreaking’ for a Black Man to Be the Face of Coach Men’s—and Yes, We Can Call Him ‘Bae’ To watch Michael B. Jordan’s ascension to Hollywood A-lister and now, the first global face of Coach Men’s—a face that just happens to be black—is astonishing....
2019-09-12, 01:52

Drop the pop: 10 summer alternative albums you need, from Springsteen to Black Keys Bruce Springsteen, The Black Keys and Tame Impala are a few of the artists making long-awaited comebacks this summer.        ...
2019-05-21, 19:26

Reframing History: In Houston, Juneteenth Becomes a Celebration of Black Love Every story of black struggle and black triumph is also a story of black love. Too often, we view love mainly through the lens of romance, as if those are the only love stories worth telling. But there are bigger, more expansive, more radical ways that we can contemplate black love—including self-lo...
2019-06-19, 21:26

Queer fears: the problem with Black Mirror's 'no homo' episode There’s a frustratingly regressive tone to an episode about two men exploring their sexuality that feels embarrassed and coy about its subject matter. Major spoilers aheadNow in its fifth series, Black Mirror has firmly established itself as concerned with theories rather than feelings: as a growing...
2019-06-11, 00:00

Black-ish spin-off Mixed-ish gets Mark-Paul Gosselaar in recasting According to Deadline, ABC’s Black-ish prequel series Mixed-ish has had a bit of a shake-up in the cast, with Mark-Paul Gosselaar stepping in to replace Anders Holm as the male lead. The show is set in the ‘80s and is about a young Rainbow Johnson—the character played by Tracee Ellis Ross in Black-i...
2019-06-20, 19:52

Jake Black, of Alabama 3 and ‘Sopranos’ theme fame, dies LONDON (AP) — Jake Black, co-writer of the song that opened “The Sopranos” and co-founder of the English electronic band Alabama 3, has died. The band announced Black’s death Tuesday on Facebook and says it is “heartbroken.” His age and the cause of death were not avail...
2019-05-22, 18:13

Campaign Against Black Money To Be Taken Ahead At Faster Pace: President The Narendra Modi government will take forward the campaign against black money at a faster pace and make the zero tolerance policy against corruption more comprehensive and effective, President Ram......
2019-06-20, 12:26

New Research Says That Identifying as a ‘Strong Black Woman’ Can Lead to Depression In the last few years at least, there has been some pushback against the prevailing notion of the “strong black woman” as a good thing, as black women themselves have recognized that vulnerability and yes, selfishness, is an important part of a healthy mental make up. Like so many things that have g...
2019-05-28, 18:00

Black Cab rapist John Worboys admits four more attacks on women The notorious predator John Worboys, known as the Black Cab Rapist, is facing more years in prison after he today admitted four more attacks on women....
2019-06-20, 11:00

Selena Gomez Redefines the "Little Black Dress" at The Dead Don't Die Premiere Selena Gomez is taking on the Big Apple, and with major style! Attending the New York City premiere of her latest movie, The Dead Don't Die, the 26-year-old star is bringing the glitz......
2019-06-11, 03:13

Black Shark 2 gaming phone enters India starting at Rs 39,999 Xiaomi backed Black Shark has finally launched its second generation gaming phone, the Black Shark 2 in India on Monday. The phone packs in powerful hardware that will easily satiate a gamer's hunger. There is a dearth of dedicated gaming phones in India, especially if you consider the massive ...
2019-05-28, 09:13

Thanks, MIB: International, for giving us a chance to celebrate the Men In Black animated series In anticipation of this week’s premiere of Men In Black: International, YouTube’s Mr. Sunday Movies decided to revisit perhaps the least-remembered chapter of the decades-old franchise—Men In Black: The Animated Series. Despite this video being the latest installment of their continuing “Caravan Of ...
2019-06-11, 23:13

Prosecutors aim to reverse bail decision in Kodak Black case MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black is due back in federal court after his arrest at a Miami hip-hop festival around which several violent incidents occurred. Federal prosecutors are appealing a judge’s decision to release the 21-year-old on $550,000 bond. The rapper was arrested at the Rolling Lo...
2019-05-29, 07:39

Zoe Spears Becomes 10th Black Trans Woman Killed This Year Maryland police are investing the death of 23-year-old Zoe Spears, the 10th transgender woman to be killed in America this year—each of whom has been black....
2019-06-20, 21:39

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t have a reservation. “RACISM IS ALIVE AND WELL!” wrote Jessica Richardson, of Macon...
2019-05-29, 12:13

Black households try to close wealth gap by chasing higher returns Black investors are trying to close the wealth gap and feather their retirement nests should avoid taking on too much risk to speed their savings rate. Professional advice can help....
2019-05-21, 19:39

Astronomers discover massive ring of gas circling our black hole The center of the Milky Way galaxy is somewhere you wouldn’t want to be. We have it pretty easy here on Earth, orbiting our star and staying out of everyone’s way, but deep within the heart of our galaxy, a monster lurks. It’s a supermassive black hole known as Sagittarius A* (that...
2019-06-07, 13:26

Black Voters and Their House Members Are Driving Impeachment Talk While House Democratic leaders agonize, black voters want President Trump impeached, and their ardor on the subject is driving their representatives....
2019-05-30, 20:26

Bruins rip referees after latest ‘black eye’ call decides Game 5 In a Stanley Cup Playoffs filled with officiating miscues, what’s one more on the NHL’s biggest stage? The St. Louis Blues took a 3-2 series lead over the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup final, but Thursday’s 2-1 Game 5 win was marred by late controversy. With the Blues up 1-0 in ...
2019-06-07, 20:13

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks. But she endorsed the caucus in a tweet when it w...
2019-06-07, 23:26

'48 years is enough': activists and celebrities call for release of ex-Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after nearly five decades in prisonLeading civil rights activists, academics, actors and writers are calling on Andrew Cuomo to release Jalil Muntaqim, a former Black Panther who has been in prison for ...
2019-05-21, 22:00

Google may add an extra Pixel 4 color to the black and white stable While the rumored "Mint Green" color for the Pixel 3 never materialized, and the midrange Pixel 3a came with a Purple-ish option, there is now renewed hope that it will be the Pixel 4 edition that will carry the mythical green version.Take it with a grain of salt as it only comes from one person tha...
2019-06-21, 18:13

UK politician caught on video ‘assaulting’ protester at black-tie event A British politician is under investigation for manhandling a Greenpeace activist during a black-tie event in London, according to reports. Mark Field, a Foreign Office minister, has been suspended for grabbing the protester, Janet Barker, Thursday night in a confrontation that was caught on video, ...
2019-06-21, 17:52

Bengal Face-Off Spirals, BJP Calls For Statewide "Black Day": 10 Points The BJP has called a "Black Day" in Bengal today after it was allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes, on a highway near Kolkata.......
2019-06-10, 07:39

Russia urges arbitration panel to toss out Black Sea case THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Russia has urged an international arbitration panel to throw out a case filed by Ukraine linked to mineral and fishing rights in waters around the Crimean Peninsula. Preliminary hearings that started Monday in The Hague stem from Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea...
2019-06-10, 12:26

Meek Mill Says He Was Denied Entry to a Vegas Hotel Because He's Black On Saturday, Meek Mill accused a Las Vegas hotel of racism after its staff denied him entry and threatened to have him arrested for trespassing....
2019-05-28, 06:52

Oui, Cannes: Film Director Mati Diop Becomes First Black Woman Ever to Win On Saturday French-Senegalese director Mati Diop became the first black female director to win an award in the Cannes Film Festival’s 72-year history. She also was the first black woman to ever have a film accepted for competition at the festival....
2019-05-27, 19:26

Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone Arrives in India Xiaomi Black Shark 2 price in India starts at Rs. 39,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model, going up to Rs. 49,999 for the top-of-the-line model with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage....
2019-05-27, 10:52

Black employee sues Boeing after finding noose at desk A black employee at Boeing has filed a federal lawsuit against the plane manufacturer alleging racial discrimination after he said he found a noose hanging near his desk and signs near his workspace saying the N-word, according to reports. Curtis Anthony, a quality inspector on the 787 Dreamliner at...
2019-06-17, 15:13

Schumer calls for ‘black boxes’ in helicopters after fatal NYC crash The Federal Aviation Administration should require that all helicopters be outfitted with the same sort of “black boxes” that record flight information and cockpit conversations in commercial airplanes, US Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday. Schumer (D-New York) cited last week’s deadl...
2019-06-16, 23:39

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child sparks protests WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will continue to work. Black Lives Matter in Utah founder Lex Scott said Thursday they will hold a protest Friday night to demand the off...
2019-06-14, 05:39

Black Ops 4's Long-Promised Zombies 'Factions' Feature Is Still Missing Black Ops 4’s Zombies still doesn’t have all the content that Activision promised prior to its launch last year. In fact, the undead survival mode hasn’t really seen a proper content flow or substantial rewards. Seven months since Black Ops 4’s launch, and the Zombies community is still left specula...
2019-05-24, 22:52

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot DENVER (AP) — Authorities say they broke up hundreds of black market marijuana growing operations in Colorado that flouted the state’s cannabis law by raising tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes. State and federal prosecutors said Friday that investigators seized more than 80,000 ...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Call of Duty Black Ops 5: 2020 Release date and next-gen consoles - everything we know NOW Activision may be shaking things up with next year's Call of Duty release - here's everything you need to know about a potential Black Ops 5 release....
2019-05-26, 11:39

Record number of black female West Point graduates The crowd of cadets tossing their caps in air at West Point's graduation ceremony Saturday will include a record-high 34 black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 cadets in the Class of 2019. (May 24)        ...
2019-05-24, 20:00

Rage, tech and Miley Cyrus: What the new Black Mirror will bring The trailer for the new season of Netflix's Black Mirror suggests the show will continue to capture our collective disquiet about technology – this time with a stellar new cast including Miley Cyrus and Andrew Scott...
2019-05-24, 18:26

Review: Men in Black: International is solid addition to the popular franchise Enlarge / Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson join forces as Agent H and Agent M to ward off an alien attack in Men in Black: International. (credit: YouTube/Sony Pictures) A pair of shapeshifting aliens with electrifying powers and mad breakdancing skills threaten the safety of Earth's inhabitants...
2019-06-14, 23:26

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with the best....
2019-05-24, 02:00

Windows 10 giving you a black screen after latest patches? Don’t panic! The latest cumulative updates for some versions of Windows 10 contain a bug that’s causing some PCs to produce a black screen after they’ve been installed, potentially leading some users to worry that their system might be seriously broken – but fortunately, the cure is simple t...
2019-06-17, 15:52

7 Black-Ass Things I Will Teach My Kids to Make Them HBCU Ready My daughter is now 10 years old. This means in 8 years she’ll be off to Spelman College in Atlanta to become the best she can be at the best HBCU in the country. I remember announcing on this here website that her mother was pregnant. Oh how time flies. While my daughter can go wherever she wants—a...
2019-05-25, 08:39

Bodies Of Air Force Men Killed In An-32 Crash Recovered; Black Box Found The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who died in an An-32 aircraft crash last week in Arunachal Pradesh have been recovered today, a day after IAF helicopters spotted the wreckage. The black......
2019-06-13, 18:52

Men in Black: International review – a galactically gormless fall to earth The earnest introduction of gender and migrant issues can’t save this space-invaders caper from CGI-dependant mediocrityIt’s time once again for what must now be called the Meh in Black, making another intensely tiresome and pointless reappearance, now with Liam Neeson and Chris Hemsworth on excepti...
2019-06-12, 16:52

Scientists discover why our galaxy’s black hole is so quiet NASA’s SOFIA project is looking at what makes black holes active versus quiet, which has revealed why the Milky Way’s black hole is so docile.       ...
2019-06-12, 20:52

Adidas Sells Diversity. Black Employees Say It Doesn’t Practice It. Fewer than 4.5 percent of the workers at the company’s North American headquarters identify as black. Members of that small group say they feel ignored and sometimes discriminated against....
2019-06-19, 11:39