“UES Mommas,” a popular private Facebook group with nearly 28,000 members, is generally what you’d expect from an Upper East Side internet mommy group. The forum is filled with vacation advice, nanny recommendations, morning sickness questions, and discussions about the best way to shield one’s child from the eclipse…
You’re really about to do an entire explainer about dishes?
Full disclosure: My wife is neither black nor American. The current Mrs. Richardson is the daughter of Indian immigrants and was born and raised just outside of Vancouver in British Columbia. It’s a beautiful place, really. The Fraser Valley is the type of landscape that evenly swaps out steep hills and crested peaks…
I was recently in Roanoke, Ala., and ventured to McDonald’s because my children are obsessed with chicken nuggets like most American children are. I don’t know what they put in those things, but they’re mm-mm good. Also, how have fast-food prices been the same forever? Inquiring minds would like to know.
Joe Arpaio is the former sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona. Calling himself “America’s Toughest Sheriff,” he built a reputation as a tough lawman in Phoenix over the last two decades by making inmates in his jails wear pink underwear and sleep outside in tents during hot Arizona summers, and conducting aggressive…
On Tuesday, Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) appeared on a Fayetteville, N.C., radio show to talk about whatever Republicans talk about when they are asked to discuss the pile of lies in their nonsensical political agendas. The topic of conversation eventually reached Donald Trump’s public head nod to the white…
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A Milwaukee high school student was arrested after repeatedly punching a teacher in a horrifying incident that was caught on camera.
In the continued push to prove that the president of White Walkers was once a compassionate human person, Donald Trump gave another speech less than 24 hours after his wildly ridiculous retelling of events in which he compared white supremacist terrorists in Charlottesville, Va., to those who were fighting against…
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Some wallets do cards well. Others excel at cash. Basically none are good for coins. But Slide is remarkably adept at all three.
Howard University announced today that it was appointing ex-FBI Chief James Comey as this year’s opening convocation keynote speaker and the 2017-2018 Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King endowed chair in public policy.
Barry Deutsch is a political cartoonist and the author of Hereville, a fantasy adventure comic about an 11-year-old Jewish girl. He lives in Portland, Oregon. You can support his work on Patreon.
For years, gentrification has been changing and reshaping black communities across the country. But in Miami, gentrification includes another factor: climate change.
When is the president going to stop rallying? The president rallied and won, and the way this works is, once you’ve won, you stop fucking rallying because you won! Nope, not this president. He’s on a world tour longer than Maze has been featuring Frankie Beverly.
First of all, what did you think was going to happen? The lyrics of his most popular song begin:
Oh, I see what you did there. Because Robert Lee, an Asian announcer for ESPN, happens to share the same name as the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, ESPN thought it was a good move to take him off a University of Virginia home-opener football game because, well, awkward.
The Pennsylvania state university system has agreed to forgive $30 million in loans to Cheyney University, if it can maintain a balanced budget over the next four years, saving the struggling HBCU from closure.
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