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Questlove Fires Back at Bill O’Reilly’s Slavery Comments

On Monday, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at the Democratic National Convention, which is taking place this week in Philadelphia. During her speech, she spoke movingly about the country's history, remarking, “I wake up every morning...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Thinks He’s Doing Well With Women, Needs a Math Lesson

When it comes to the needs and wants of female voters, the best Donald Trump can do is shrug. At a campaign rally in North Carolina on Monday, the most openly misogynist presidential candidate in modern history explained the yawning gender gap among his supporters by saying “I don’t know what is going on with the women here.”

Response to Michael Jordan’s anti-violence statement shows how polarized we are

NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan was notoriously silent when it comes to politics and social commentary during his playing career and that continued well into his years as an owner as well. Jordan broke with that history Monday when he published a piece called “I Can No Longer Remain Silent” in The Undefeated. Show More Summary

Virtual Tour of History: Indian Prime Minister Inaugurates New Hi-Tech Museum

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the Rashtrapati Bhavan museum that will allow visitors to experience meeting with all thirteen presidents, walk alongside Mahatma Gandhi and see presidents’ personal belongings, all on the grounds of the presidential residence.

Michelle Obama’s Pitch-Perfect DNC Speech Had a Stadium in Tears: WATCH

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First Lady Michelle Obama delivered the speech of the night on Monday evening at the Democratic National Convention. She made an emotional pitch for Hillary Clinton, paid tribute to the history behind her husband’s presidency, blasted Donald Tr… Read The post Michelle Obama’s Pitch-Perfect DNC Speech Had a Stadium in Tears: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

One of History's Biggest Drug Dealers Sentenced

A Colombian described as one of history's biggest cocaine dealers was sentenced to 35 years in prison Monday by a Manhattan judge who called the scope of his crimes "staggering." Known as El Loco, Daniel Barrera Barrera, 48, was sentenced by Judge Gregory Woods, who rejected a defense lawyer's request...

Elizabeth Warren Is Only The Third Woman In History To Keynote A Democratic Convention

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

PHILADELPHIA ? Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) delivered the keynote address at the kickoff of the Democratic National Convention Monday night, making her just the third woman in history to receive that honor. “I come to you as the daughter of a janitor, a daughter who believes in an America of opportunity. Show More Summary

Yahoo has made its exit as an independent company — here's what happens next (YHOO)

On Monday, Yahoo agreed to sell its core internet business to Verizon for $4.8 billion, putting an end to its 20-year history as a standalone company. The sale to Verizon drew nostalgic responses from Wall Street investors, including...Show More Summary

16-Year-Old From Compton Becomes Youngest Black Pilot To Fly Around The U.S.

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

A Compton teen has become the youngest black pilot to fly around the country. Isaiah Cooper, 16, made history when he landed in his hometown on Monday, July 18 after a 8,000-mile flight flying from California to Maine, Washington, Florida...Show More Summary

5 things to do: Slow Food Atlanta Trivia Night

Monday, July 25, 2016 Centennial Olympic Games Museum at Atlanta History Center …

Hillary Says Trump Is Most Dangerous Presidential Candidate Ever – But Is She?

Via The Daily Bell, Hillary Clinton said Monday that Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, was the most dangerous presidential candidate in the history of the United States. -CNN Clinton, in an interview with CBS News’ Charlie...Show More Summary

Smackdown beats Raw in ratings thanks to WWE Draft

There’s a long history of WWE’s Monday Night Raw outdrawing its other weekly Smackdown show, but that changed this week thanks to the WWE Draft. The first WWE Draft in five years gave Smackdown a huge ratings boost, with Tuesday’s show...Show More Summary

MSNBC Guest April Ryan: Steve King Is ‘Stunted Mentally,’ Doesn't Understand Racist U.S. History

Two days after a tense exchange on MSNBC involving race and American history, American Urban Radio Networks correspondent April Ryan returned to the network’s set on Wednesday night to declare her opponent from Monday in Republican Congressman Steve King (Iowa) is “stunted mentally to be honest with you.”

A Brief And Ugly History of the GOP's Anti-LGBT Platform

“It’s the most anti-LGBT platform in history,” said Gregory T. Angelo of the 2016 Republican Platform, which was released in its entirety on Monday. That’s quite an admission coming from the president of the best known gay conservative group in the country, the Log Cabin Republicans. Show More Summary

Why It Makes No Sense To Judge Groups of People By Their Histories of Invention

On Monday, Iowa Rep. Steve King, appearing on MSNBC, asked which nonwhite “subgroups” had contributed more than white people to “civilization.” King’s comments came about a week after the hashtag #WhiteInventions appeared on Twitter,...Show More Summary

'Former' New Black Panther Malik Shabazz Calls For Reparations 'For All of Our Blood'

Former New Black Panther leader Malik Shabazz, whose incendiary, racist remarks could fill a very long book, was interviewed by Megyn Kelly at Fox News Monday night. Shabazz has had a long history of establishment media indulgence, which...Show More Summary

'Duck Dynasty' Star Willie Robertson Heralds Donald Trump as Defender of Middle America

Willie Robertson, star of "Duck Dynasty," the most watched nonfiction cable series in history wasted no time in making his point to Middle America at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on Monday. "Donald Trump will have your back," he said. And it was no light endorsement of the brash billionaire.

Monday: RNC Features Anti-Equality Senators Tom Cotton, Jeff Sessions and Joni Ernst

Taking the stage on the opening night of the RNC convention, and just hours after their party embraced the most overtly anti-LGBTQ platform in its history, are three U.S. Senators who embody the GOP’s hostility toward equality: Tom Cotton (R-AR), Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Joni Ernst (R-IA). Show More Summary

All the best dance moves from the Republican National Convention

Come for the politics, stay for the awful dancing. The Republican National Convention kicked off in Cleveland on Monday. The city has significant ties to music history and is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. SEE ALSO: 50 things we want from the Republican National Convention But none of that seemed to matter, because when G.E. Show More Summary

The embarrassing history of ‘Bachelorette’ contestants lying about past relationships

This season of “The Bachelorette” has been teasing a potential scandal since the very first episode, and it will finally come to a head on Monday night: Does Robby Hayes, the 27-year-old Floridian whose occupation is “former competitive swimmer,” have a girlfriend back home?! It’s a valid question, as “The Bachelorette” has an embarrassing history of […]

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