Ingrid LaFleur, Artist and Curator, Enters Detroit’s Mayoral Race – The New York Times Actors have been mayors (Clint Eastwood). So have singers (Sonny Bono), high school football coaches (Rob Ford) and media moguls (Michael Bloomberg). Why not somebody from the art world?

Actors have been mayors (Clint Eastwood). So have singers (Sonny Bono), high school football coaches (Rob Ford) and media moguls (Michael Bloomberg). Why not somebody from the art world?

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A Tribe Called Quest’s Jarobi White & Chef Marcus Samuelsson on Cooking, Hip-Hop & Julia Child – Billboard Standing in the kitchen of chef Marcus Samuelsson’s music-fueled Harlem eatery Streetbird Rotisserie, A Tribe Called Quest co-founder Jarobi White says, “I’m experiencing serious flashbacks.”

Standing in the kitchen of chef Marcus Samuelsson’s music-fueled Harlem eatery Streetbird Rotisserie, A Tribe Called Quest co-founder Jarobi White says, “I’m experiencing serious flashbacks.”

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121 Years Ago, Ethiopia Repelled Italian Troops; This Year, They Celebrate That Historic Victory – Atlanta Black Star Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says Ethiopia’s victory over Italian troops 121 years ago in the famous battle of Akwa was a victory for the “African spirit, a spirit that echoed a common voice and determination by Africans to stand up and defeat external forces.”

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says Ethiopia’s victory over Italian troops 121 years ago in the famous battle of Akwa was a victory for the “African spirit, a spirit that echoed a common voice and determination by Africans to stand up and defeat external forces.”

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The Racist History of Dr. Seuss & What it Means in Today’s Social, Political & Educational Context – The Real African The problem with attempting to defend, rationalize, or sweep the racism Dr. Seuss espoused under the rug — is that it condones the very real implications those kind of narratives had (and continue to have) on oppressed groups.

The problem with attempting to defend, rationalize, or sweep the racism Dr. Seuss espoused under the rug — is that it condones the very real implications those kind of narratives had (and continue to have) on oppressed groups.

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Once Time’s ‘Person of the Year,’ an Ebola fighter dies in childbirth due to stigma of virus – The Washington Post As the chaos and tragedy of the Ebola outbreak engulfed parts of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea in 2014, a more insidious ill took root: distrust of all who had come into contact with the disease.

As the chaos and tragedy of the Ebola outbreak engulfed parts of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea in 2014, a more insidious ill took root: distrust of all who had come into contact with the disease.

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