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By Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux OCT. 4, 2021, AT 6:00 AM The Supreme Court is more conservative than it’s been in almost a century. ​​Its new term begins today, and by next June, when the term ends, Americans might finally understand what that means. Public opinion of the court is already at a record low after the court allowed a strict abortion law to…

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Q: Which U.S. presidents relied on enslaved labor at the White House? A: According to surviving documentation, at least nine presidents either brought with them or hired out enslaved individuals to work at the White House: Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, John Tyler, James K. Polk, and Zachary Taylor. Q: Which U.S. presidents owned enslaved…

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BRAVE NEW SOULS is a documentary detailing the thoughts, goals, and inspirations of a new generation of Black creators in graphic novels, television, cinema, literature, and digital media. Producer/director Brandon M. Easton – himself an acclaimed comic book and animation writer – wanted to shine much-needed light on new Black writers whose contributions have done…

Read More Brave New Souls: Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Writers of the 21st Century.

This is my favorite apple pie, well, cake, well apple slice. When I go to Germany, I always stop at Kamp’s Bakery in the airport or train station and get a piece or two to hold me over until dinner. This is as close as I’ve gotten to making their apfelkuchen. Read the entire recipe…

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ANDREW LIMBONG Updated September 28, 202112:09 PM ET Yes, we know they’re technically called “MacArthur fellows.” We also know that the MacArthur Foundation doesn’t love that the term “genius” has stuck around for so long. (The term is “both too narrow and too broad,” it says.) But when we’re talking about people researching pediatric brain cancer treatments…

Read More This Year’s MacArthur ‘Genius Grants’ Were Just Announced—Here’s The Full Winner List

“As a response to the #MeToo era, and in particular, the allegations of sexual harassment and assault in the political arena, a non-partisan panel of female lawmakers hopes to rewrite the rules of the workplace. In February of 2018, State Senator Melinda Bush, State Representative Carol Ammons, and State Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza formed the Anti-Harassment,…

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BY CHRISSY STROOP  OCTOBER 6, 2021 After 60 years at the helm of his Christian Broadcasting Network, and 55 hosting its signature “news” magazine broadcast, The 700 Club, the 91-year-old Southern Baptist minister and Christian media mogul Pat Robertson is retiring. The feminist agenda is not about equal rights for women. It is about a socialist, anti-family political…

Read More AS PAT ROBERTSON RETIRES, HERE ARE 10 OF HIS MOST CRINGEWORTHY MOMENTS

By Emma Crist  Updated September 29, 2021 Pumpkin puree is not pumpkin. It’s squash. Pumpkin puree: You know, the canned orange stuff that’s lining the supermarket walls right now? The stuff you use to make all your favorite fall desserts that’s labeled “100% pumpkin”?! Yes, well, it’s actually made from 100% not pumpkin. The mix is made from a…

Read More I Just Found Out Canned Pumpkin Isn’t Pumpkin At All, And My Whole Life is Basically a Lie

BY DAVID WEISSMAN UPDATED OCTOBER 07, 2021 10:52 AM Pain Killer Beach Twenty years ago in Myrtle Beach, authorities shuttered one of America’s first “pill mills.” No one knew the nation’s opioid crisis was just getting started. Myrtle Beach has no shortage of popular tourist attractions, so it was curious that throngs of out-of-town visitors…

Read More The dark history of the deadly SC opioid epidemic begins at a Myrtle Beach pain clinic