Jaden Smith’s Foundation Unveils Filtration System Designed to Provide Flint with Clean Water | The Root

Jay Connor, The Root Jaden Smith Hollis Johnson/Business Insider, Featured Image While Jaden Smith is most commonly known for his acting chops and blossoming rap career, on the low, the son of Jada and Willard is quite the philanthropist too. The Associated Press reports that the 20-year-old’s JUST goods foundation is joining forces with First […]

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Queen Latifah Is Developing $14 Million in Affordable Housing in Newark | The Root

Jay Connor, The Root Photo: Nino Muñoz. Featured Image After conquering the entertainment industry, and leaving an indelible mark on music, film and television, multi-hyphenate Queen Latifah is looking to extend her reign by giving back to her hometown of Newark, N.J. Through her company BlueSugar Corporation, the 48-year-old will partner with GonSosa Development to […]

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Will Packer To Produce ‘The Atlanta Child Murders’ For Investigation Discovery – TCA | Deadline

Peter White, Deadline In 1981, Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson is flanked by security guards in his office as he poses with $100,000 in reward money offered for clues to the deaths of 17 Atlanta children. AP. Featured Image The Girls Trip and Night School producer is making The Atlanta Child Murders for the Discovery-owned network. […]

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Living Near Your Grandmother Has Evolutionary Benefits | NPR

Jonathan Lambert, NPR Nicole Xu for NPR. Featured Image Killer whales, Japanese aphids and Homo sapiens — they’re among the few organisms whose females live on long past the age of reproduction. Since the name of the evolutionary game is survival and reproduction, the phenomenon begs explanation — why live longer than you can reproduce? […]

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Essential Arts: Destination Crenshaw, a bold outdoor museum plan inspired by black L.A. | Los Angeles Times

Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times A rendering from the Destination Crenshaw project shows the upper-level viewing deck of the proposed Sankofa Park, located where Crenshaw and Leimert boulevards split. (Perkins+Will). Featured Image The Randy’s Donut is bright yellow as the Rams head to the Super Bowl. And as the Lunar New Year approaches, I’m […]

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