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Abraham Lincoln’s Lock Of Hair Auctioned For $81,000

Abraham Lincoln

Items belonging to the 16th President of the United States were recently sold in a Boston auction. An anonymous buyer purchased both a lock of his hair and a blood-stained telegram dating back to his assassination in 1865 for $81,250. Memorabilia collectors are known to seek treasure in rare finds. …

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Republican National Convention: What You Should Know

Donald Trump on Stimulus

The RNC kicked off on Monday night with a startling but not surprising attack on Democrats. Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump advisor who is also his eldest son’s girlfriend, said, “They want to destroy this country and everything that we have fought for and hold dear. They want to steal your liberty, …

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Cities Around The U.S. Are Cracking Down On Protesting

Protesting

The news coverage may have slowed down, but nationwide protests against police brutality in support of #BlackLivesMatter and other pressing social issues haven’t stopped. Historically, protests have served as a means for citizens to get their voices heard and incite change. Where many had hoped to use their voices to …

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The World’s Most Expensive Face Mask Costs $1.5 Million

On par with how things in 2020 are going, it’s not a surprise to see the rich people out here acting rich again. According to reports, an anonymous buyer who is only being identified as a “Chinese businessman living in the United States,” has requested Israeli jewelry company, Yvel to …

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Beyoncé Takes Our Breath Away With “Black Is King” Visual Album

Beyonce for Black Is King

Beyoncé shines in Black Is King, which is her third visual album release to date. Paying homage to Pan African identity, her overwhelming sense of Black pride captivates audiences through stunning images, choreography, symbolism, and song. The former Destiny’s Child singer has evolved into an unapologetically proud Black woman, wife, …

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Sony Creates A Wearable Air Conditioner

Air conditioner

As temperatures continue to rise, especially in the summer months, people around the world are looking for a way to stay cool. These days, there’s pretty much an app for everything, and Sony has come up with a device that can help moderate your body temperature. The Reon Pocket is …

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Luxury Hotels Lure Guests With Private Flight Packages

Every industry imaginable has been affected by the economic effects of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19. While many small businesses have been severely impacted and are least likely to recover; luxury hotels, resorts, and attractions reliant upon tourism have also seen a major decline in business. As citizens around …

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Ballerific Woman Spotlight: Tressa Smallwood

Tressa Smallwood

Award-winning Book Publisher, Author, and Movie Producer, Tressa Smallwood, is making major moves in the entertainment and media industry. With over 162 published titles to her name, her rise to success as an entrepreneur is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. A native of North Carolina, Smallwood, a former public school teacher, …

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Americans Banned From Traveling To Most Countries Around The World

Americans banned

As coronavirus cases continue to soar throughout the US, other countries are reopening for tourism, but there’s a catch; Americans won’t be welcomed everywhere. In response to the United States, leading the charts with the most COVID related infections and deaths, countries around the globe are banning US citizens from …

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Black Women Aren’t Bitter, We Just Deserve Better

Black WOmen

Malcolm X is often quoted for saying, “The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman.” While all of this remains true today, in the same 1962 speech, he …

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Why Are You Celebrating The 4th Of July?

The crimes against Black people in America are vast. Aside from the atrocious way our ancestors were brought into this country, one of the worst things to ever happen post-slavery is the way in which we have been conditioned to love and honor a country that has never loved or …

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That’s Baller: Adult-Only Casino Opening In Las Vegas

As states across the nation are reopening, many people are finding themselves back to “normal” amidst the COVID-19 global health pandemic. The initial shelter-in-place orders majorly impacted travel and tourism in Las Vegas however, tourists are sure to return upon the opening of Circa, the first-ever adult-only casino and resort. …

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