WNBA’s Brittney Griner Convicted at Drug Trial in Russia and Sentenced to 9 Years — TIME

KHIMKI, Russia — U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner was convicted Thursday in Russia of drug possession and sentenced to nine years in prison following a politically charged trial that came amid soaring tensions between Moscow and Washington over Ukraine and could lead to a high-stakes prisoner exchange between the two world powers. The 31-year-old Griner,…WNBA’s Brittney... Continue Reading →

What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: August 3rd, 2022 — What’s on Netflix

https://www.youtube.com/embed/-nI6vlSRacI?feature=oembed Flight is back on Netflix – Picture: Paramount Pictures Happy Wednesday and welcome to another daily rundown of what’s new on Netflix. There are 12 new releases to cover on Netflix in addition to the 45 new ones added on August 1st. Here’s what’s new and what’s trending on Netflix for August 3rd, 2022. On…What’s... Continue Reading →

6 Unusual Self Care Hacks To Cleanse Your Spirit, Body & Space — HelloBeautiful

Source: Delmaine Donson / Getty Self-care. We hear the word tossed around more than ever, given today’s bleak political and social landscape. But taking care of yourself shouldn’t be just a daily buzzword. It’s imperative, especially with so much going on in the world today, from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to the growing Monkey Pox health…6 Unusual... Continue Reading →

African Countries Push For Rich Nations to Help Continent’s Climate Transition Ahead of COP27 — TIME

(MOMBASA, Kenya) — African officials outlined their priorities for the upcoming U.N. climate summit, including a push to make heavily polluting rich nations compensate poor countries for the environmental damage done to them. The continent will also focus on how countries can adapt to global warming and how the continent can best halt further climate-related…African Countries... Continue Reading →

Luminary Actress Mary Alice of ‘A Different World’ and ‘Sparkle’ Dies — The Urban Daily

Source: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Legendary actress of the stage and screen, Mary Alice who is best known for her roles as Leticia “Lettie” Bostic on NBC‘s A Different World and as Effie Williams in the 1976 musical drama Sparkle, died Wednesday in New York City, according to the NYPD. Her age is disputed…Luminary Actress... Continue Reading →

Simone Biles Teams Up With Athleta Girl For A Motivational Back-To-School Collection — HelloBeautiful

Source: Courtesy of Athleta / Courtesy of Athleta Olympic medalist Simone Biles has teamed up with performance lifestyle brand Athleta Girl for a back-to-school collection. Source: Courtesy of Athleta / Courtesy of Athleta The inspiring athleisure-wear collection speaks directly to girls who are changemakers, teammates, athletes, activists, and students. The line includes sporty pieces such…Simone Biles... Continue Reading →

Keke Palmer Shuts Down Career Comparisons To Zendaya, Brings Up Colorism Debate — The Urban Daily

Source: SOPA Images / GettyKeke Palmer is one of the most dynamic entertainers around, showcasing her vast talents as an actress, television co-shot, and social media darling. Palmer took to Twitter to address comparisons to another young actress in Zendaya, and also spoke to the colorism debate that sparked the chatter. Keke Palmer, 28, fired…Keke Palmer... Continue Reading →

Old Man by William Faulkner(Reflection) (2022)

In the short story Old Man, William Faulker employs community characteristics by brilliantly depicting the theme of return and craftily applying subtle inferences throughout the story. Specifically, Faulker explores various languages, patterns, customs, and traditions within the community context. Three prominent illustrations of community that follow along the storyline are the community of convicts, Black... Continue Reading →

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