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Julia Roberts Playing Black Abolitionist Harriet Tubman?

The producer of a new biopic of the celebrated U.S. abolitionist Harriet Tubman has said that actress Julia Roberts was originally tipped to star in the movie. Tubman’s family said the movie would’ve been blacklisted in the black community because it would’ve been a slap in the face, and utterly disrespectful if Roberts, who is white, were cast to play […]

Culture

Michelle Obama Gets Grammy Nomination For Audiobook

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, American lawyer, university administrator, writer, and first lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017, continues to create milestones as she could soon earn a Grammy award as part of her bragging rights. The former first lady was recently nominated for the best spoken word album award for her work on the audiobook of her […]

LIFESTYLE

The Obama’s 2019 Summer Playlist Is Out

Former President Obama has unveiled his and former first lady Michelle Obama’s 2019 summer playlist on Twitter and Instagram. “With summer winding down, here’s a sampling of what Michelle and I have been listening to — some new, some old, some fast, some slow. Hope you enjoy,” Mr. Obama posted on the social media outlets. The playlist featured 44 songs which some pundits have […]

Food

How To Make Homemade Oat Milk

Today, many people are looking for non-dairy milk alternatives. Consequently, they have turned to products such as soy, rice, coconut, almond, rice, cashew, hemp, among others. However, one of the latest raves is oat milk, not only because of its nutritional value but also because of cost and convenience. Notwithstanding, the protest of ‘old-timers’ that milk can only be produced […]

LIFESTYLE

The “Squad” — AOC, Omar, Pressley, And Tlaib

Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley dubbed the “squad” are four U.S. female citizens who were elected to the House of Representatives in last November’s mid-term elections. The four women are described as progressive but have gained the reputation of attacking the Trump administration fearlessly time and again. They have even clashed in recent weeks with their […]

LIFESTYLE

Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba — Africa’s Rising Star

“We live in a country where our young ladies who have recently attained the age of puberty cannot afford sanitary pads, but our men and women in public offices have iPads which they do not even know how to use.”  ― PLO Lumumba Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba a.ka. PLO, the 57-year-old Kenyan lawyer, professor, and fire-brand speaker is not only commanding […]

LIFESTYLE

A Jamaica Goat Farmer’s Joke

Renown public relations consultant and writer, Lance Neita, in a piece for the Jamaica Observer, shared the following joke which is bound to have you rolling on the floor laughing: A goat farmer named Maas Tom had an accident on Old Harbor Road with a truck. In court, the trucking company’s lawyer questioned Maas Tom, “Didn’t you say, at the […]

LIFESTYLE

4 Ways To Make A House Feel Like Home

Savvy real estate agents know they can make more money off of a property sale if they call it a ‘home’ instead of a ‘house.’ A house is simply a building until it is filled with all the things that make it a home. If you’ve just moved into a house and can hear your voice echoing in the empty […]

LIFESTYLE

4 Inventions That Changed The Face Of The Planet

The axle Many people think the wheel was one of the most important inventions in the world, but the wheel itself is an easy concept. Anyone can see that a round object is needed to ease loads, but that’s not the tricky part. The tricky part is keeping a flat, stable surface balanced on it without that surface moving. This […]