Sunday, June 24, 2018

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Racist tropes in Ramadan TV satires anger black Arabs

Racist tropes in Ramadan TV satires anger black Arabs

For black Arabs, Ramadan TV satires evoked racist tropes when their lead actors appeared in blackface
Published: 06/23/18
Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold _ who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president _ fueling speculation that Cohen may have secret tapes of Trump
Published: 06/23/18
Michelle Obama's memoir conveys lessons of an eventful life

Michelle Obama's memoir conveys lessons of an eventful life

Former first lady Michelle Obama says her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless
Published: 06/23/18
AP Source: J. Cole to perform at BET Awards

AP Source: J. Cole to perform at BET Awards

J. Cole is set to perform at Sunday's BET Awards
Published: 06/22/18
Column: We can still save wild Florida, but time for panthers, black bears and us is running out

Column: We can still save wild Florida, but time for panthers, black bears and us is running out

When we dipped our paddles into Florida Bay at the mangrove fringe of Everglades National Park and took the first strokes of the 2012 Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition, I’m not sure I fully understood the scope of the challenge we were facin...
Published: 06/21/18
Updated: 06/22/18

Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from mother

A crying Honduran toddler whose picture was used on the cover of Time magazine and became a symbol of President Trump's immigration policy, was not separated from her mother, U.S. government officials say
Published: 06/22/18
DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors

DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has checked off another milestone for black female directors
Published: 06/22/18
Jailed filmmaker in Russia loses 44 pounds on hunger strike

Jailed filmmaker in Russia loses 44 pounds on hunger strike

A lawyer for a Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on hunger strike for more than a month in a Russian prison says his client has lost about 20 kilograms (44 pounds) and is severely weak
Published: 06/22/18
See Datz pastry chef Alicia Wolding on Netflix’s Sugar Rush

See Datz pastry chef Alicia Wolding on Netflix’s Sugar Rush

When Alicia Wolding joined Datz as the new executive pastry chef last year her hair was rainbow — pretty much the whole ROY G BIV spectrum in cascading tresses. More recently, it’s bright purple, somewhere between iris and lilac. This is the color yo...
Published: 06/22/18
Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea

Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea

A former Las Vegas Strip headliner has lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea in a federal child pornography case involving thousands of videos and images
Published: 06/22/18