The release of a Kanye West album has long been an event, a musical moment worthy of grabbing a snack and settling in to listen. I did just that in 2010 when “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” dropped. I remember scurrying away to my room so that I could immerse myself in the warped harmonizing […]
The Philadelphia Police Department instituted a new policy on responding to calls about trespassing on private business property nearly two months after the controversial arrest of two black men at a local Starbucks. The new policy advises officers to first attempt to de-escalate and mediate the situation between the property owner or authorized person and […]
A Jamaican woman who won the equivalent of $1 million in a lottery found a clever way to collect the loot while protecting her identity: by wearing an emoji wink mask. The woman, N. Gray, won the jackpot last month when she randomly picked numbers a few hours before a regional Super Lotto draw, according […]
When François Clemmons first met minister-turned-childhood-educator Fred Rogers at a Good Friday service in the 1960s, he had no clue what was in store for him. He caught the attention of the beloved TV personality while singing at the service. Enamored with Clemmons’ operatic voice, Rogers immediately asked him to join a then in-the-works educational kids program called “Mister Rogers’ […]
The ladies of Twitter never fail to brighten our days with their brilliant ― but succinct ― wisdom. Each week, HuffPost Women rounds up hilarious 280-character musings. To see this week’s great tweets from women, scroll through the list below. Then visit our Funniest Tweets From Women page for past roundups.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Even the name given to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at birth — Nomzamo, “one who undergoes trials” — foretold a life of struggle. During her nearly 38-year marriage to Nelson Mandela, she fought for black majority rule even as she vowed to escape the shadow of the great man. And although many South Africans […]
Ugandan Afrobeats star turned politician Bobi Wine is the latest opposition figure to return $8,000 (£6,100) – a sum given to all 429 MPs to help them to consult their constituents on the controversial age-limit bill.