A broken leg clearly wasn't enough to stop arguably the greatest fighter in MMA history. Anderson Silva, 13 months removed from the horrific injury he suffered against Chris Weidman, cruised to a 49-46, 50-45, 50-45 unanimous decision...Show More Summary
After a far-from-perfect performance, the Atlanta Hawks head into February with the NBA's best record and savoring a bit of NBA history as the first team to go 17-0 within a calendar month.
The Hawks head into February with the NBA’s best record and savoring a bit of NBA history as the first team to go 17-0 in a calendar month.
Everyone knows that February in the U.S. is observed as Black History Month. This tradition began nearly 90 years ago when noted scholar and author Carter G. Woodson, himself the son of formerly enslaved Africans declared Negro History Week to highlight and celebrate the contributions of Black people to human history and combat racial prejudice. Show More Summary
"Carter G. Woodson. Teacher, Historian, Publisher" by Charles Henry Alston Carter G. Woodson, historian and the father of "Negro History Week," died in 1950, and did not live to see Black History Month, which started at Kent State in...Show More Summary
January 2015 ends with a most dubious distinction: it’s been the driest January in recorded California history. That’s especially bad news, considering that January has traditionally been the wettest month of the year in the Golden State. Show More Summary
The launch of a small satellite won’t fix the the drought in the American West—now entering its fourth year—and it won’t change the fact that January was the driest month in recorded California history. But the Soil Moisture Active Passive...Show More Summary
Al Jazeera America will celebrate Black History Month by examining race in America with all-new content throughout February. The hash tag #brandingblack will drive the network’s social media campaign, designed to raise questions about...Show More Summary
In this preview of the next Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Daryl Michael Scott to discuss the importance of Black History Month. Scott is a Professor of History at Howard University and the President of the Association of the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH).
As the first month of 2015 ends, a new Mexico kit arrives, and the fans are baffled. The national team released images of El Tri 's new home and away jerseys through their Twitter account, along with the message "History is written on the pitch." Yes, forget about the traditional green kit, it's time to welcome a black shirt with grey stripes. Show More Summary
Well, sort of. The idea is that given three months of shopping history, with no names or numbers attached, Big Data techniques can figure out who you are anyway, or at least can match your records to your name (if...
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, For 73 months running the Fed has lashed the money markets to the gross financial anomaly of ZIRP. Never before in the history of the world has any central bank or other monetary authority...Show More Summary
Chaz Ebert, president of Ebert Digital and wife of iconic film critic Roger Ebert, has teamed up with the Chicago Urban League and Columbia College to give aspiring film critics a chance to review movies by or about African Americans,...Show More Summary
The 74.5 million iPhones sold over the last three months of 2014 didn't just help Apple report the highest quarterly profit of any publicly-traded company in history, they also propelled the Cupertino giant into a first-place tie with Samsung as the largest smartphone maker in the world.
As part of a month-long Black History Month celebration the library will host a series of events, including a gentrification panel. [ more › ]
Earlier this month Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told an audience of conservatives that the legal philosophy known as judicial restraint has been an abysmal failure throughout American history. So Paul offered an alternative: The Supreme Court...Show More Summary
Photo of former Yonkers mayor Nicholas Wasicsko courtesy of the Westchester County Historical Society Several months before his sociopolitical crime drama The Wire premiered on HBO in 2002, creator David Simon sent his co-writer Bill Zorzi up to Yonkers, New...
Apple delivered the greatest earnings report in history last night. That's not hyperbole. Apple earned $18 billion in net income over the three month period of October to December 2014. That's more than any other company has ever earned over a three month span. Show More Summary
Apple reported the largest net income of any public company in history in the three months to December, as record iPhone sales of 74.5m units beat even the most bullish Wall Street forecasts. “Demand for iPhone has been staggering, shattering our high expectations,” said Tim Cook, chief executive. “This volume is hard to comprehend.” Apple […]