‘Tea Is Everything’ For Couple Behind Bed-Stuy Sanctuary Brooklyn Tea — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Sometimes, tea for two can turn into something much bigger. Tea brought Alfonso Wright and Jamila McGill together. “We started dating, and at that point, I didn’t know much about tea at all,” Jamila said. WEB EXTRA: Taking A Trip Through Time At McNulty’s Tea And Coffee Alfonso introduced her to fragrant…

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How Reconstruction Still Shapes American Racism — TIME

During an interview with Chris Rock for my PBS series ­African American Lives 2, we traced the ancestry of several well-known African Americans. When I told Rock that his great-great-­grandfather Julius Caesar Tingman had served in the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War — enrolling on March 7, 1865, a little more than a…

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Bronx-Born Breakdancing Could Soon Be Olympic Sport — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A dance style born in the Bronx could soon be an Olympic sport. That’s right, the International Olympic Committee is considering a proposal to bring breakdancing to the 2024 Paris games. BBoys and BGirls had a chance to show their stuff in the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, and there’s a…

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Inside One Man’s Trip to the Idaho Camp Where His Great-Grandparents Were Interned During World War II — TIME

On Feb. 19, 1942, President Roosevelt signed an Executive Order that allowed the internment of Japanese-Americans. Now, nearly eight decades later, one young man has documented his journey to visit the site where his family suffered. In total, the infamous Executive Order 9066 led to the rounding up of 120,000 Japanese-Americans, most of whom were…

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Teen Rescued After Getting Trapped in Old Bank Vault With No Money at All — TIME

Sounds like a good plot for a story….

A Florida teen who got trapped inside an abandoned bank vault had to be rescued by a former bank employee who remembered the vault’s combination. The local rescue team of Hollywood, Fla., told WSVN that two teens were exploring an old office building that once contained a Bank of America branch on Wednesday when the…

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This Week In Black History — New Pittsburgh Courier

PEARL PRIMUS Week of November 28-December 4 November 28 1753—Revolutionary War soldier James Robinson is born in Maryland. Historically, like “40 acres and a mule,” Robinson epitomizes the White man’s false promises to the Black man. Robinson, a slave, was promised his freedom for fighting in America’s War of Independence from Britain. He fought so…

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NYC To Honor Shirley Chisholm With Monument In Prospect Park — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City has announced plans to erect a monument honoring Shirley Chisholm, celebrating a legacy of leadership and activism. The political trailblazer was both the first black congresswoman and the first woman to seek the Democratic presidential nomination. First lady of New York Chirlane McCray and a host of dignitaries…

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‘Museum Of Sex’ Ads On MTA Buses Raising Eyebrows — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A new ad campaign on New York City buses is raising eyebrows. As CBS2’s Valerie Castro reports, some think it’s too suggestive, while others say it causes safety concerns for bus drivers. “I think it’s terrible, only because the neighborhood is very sensitive to the subject, and it’s inappropriate,” said one resident…

via ‘Museum Of Sex’ Ads On MTA Buses Raising Eyebrows — CBS New York

Funny I saw this article because when I first saw this ad, I thought it was too suggestive as well. I always think about the children. This ad should not be placed on the bus at all. FRONT. BACK. OR SIDES.

London Breed Becomes the First African-American Woman to be Elected San Fransisco’s Mayor — TIME

(SAN FRANCISCO) — San Francisco Supervisor London Breed emerged victorious a week after Election Day to become the city’s first African-American woman elected mayor, narrowly defeating a rival who was seeking to become the first openly gay man in the position. Former state Sen. Mark Leno called Breed earlier Wednesday to congratulate her on the…

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This Animated Parody Reveals The Painful Truth Behind Dating In 2018 — New Pittsburgh Courier

In a new trending Youtube video, animator and ‘Junt Land’ creator Munirah Jones comedically explores how bleak modern dating can be. In the parody, the digital bearded bae feeds the Black woman archetype regurgitated lines such as “good morning beautiful” while running down his list of excuses “jobs” that give him no time to foster a…

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