archiveMarch 2021


6 Books About American Labor and the Minimum Wage

Recently, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion stimulus package intended to speed up America’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The stimulus includes direct payments to Americans and allocates funds for extending unemployment benefits, supporting state and local governments and school reopenings, and expanding access...

BTS Condemn Anti-Asian Racism: ‘We Feel Grief and Anger’

BTS denounced widespread anti-Asian racism following a surge of violence in the U.S. “We stand against racial discrimination,” the South Korean pop group tweeted Monday night, using the hashtags #StopAsianHate and #StopAAPIHate. “We condemn violence. You, I and we all have the right to be respected. We will stand together.”...

Mickey Guyton Notches First-Ever No. 1 Song

Mickey Guyton has earned her first-ever No. 1 song. The country singer's duet with Canadian country artist Dean Brody, "Boys," is at the top of the country radio airplay charts in Canada as of Monday (March 29).The new chart-topper — Brody's sixth in Canada — makes Guyton the first Black...
Celebrity News

Bethenny Frankel Teases Wedding Plans After Announcing Engagement

Once again, there are wedding bells in the future for Bethenny Frankel, although it seems like she's taking her time making plans for the big day.Last week, E! News revealed the Real Housewives star was officially divorced from her husband, Jason Hoppy, after 11 years of marriage. Soon after, a source confirmed she's...
Horror News

Adam Wingard Directing ‘ThunderCats’ Movie for Warner Bros!

On the road to this week’s release of Godzilla vs. Kong, director Adam Wingard (V/H/S, You’re Next, The Guest, Blair Witch) has set up his next project, a feature film adaptation of the beloved 1980s animated series “ThunderCats” for Warner Bros! Deadline reports that Wingard is directing the film and also...

Nike Sues Designer of Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’

Nike has filed a lawsuit against MSCHF, the art collective that designed Lil Nas X’s “Satan shoes“, which went on sale Monday, March 29th. In the lawsuit, obtained by Rolling Stone, Nike said the “Satan shoe” was made without the company’s “approval or authorization.” It adds that the shoe is...

Blake Shelton Announces New Album, ‘Body Language’

Blake Shelton will release a new album this spring. The country star and The Voice coach's Body Language is due out on May 21.Shelton's 12th career album, Body Language features 12 songs, with a title track featuring the Swon Brothers, "Happy Anywhere" -- Shelton's recent No. 1 duet with his fiancee, Gwen...
Fashion & Style

The Best Looks From the 2021 NAACP Image Awards

From Issa Rae in Prada to Tracee Ellis Ross in Schiaparelli, the virtual red carpet did not disappoint. By Patricia Karounos Date March 29, 2021 Facebook Twitter No red carpet? No problem. The 2021 NAACP Image Awards were a five-night celebration of outstanding work by people of colour in the...
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