The district is on the National Register, but developers have still been able to push through projects like the 103-year-old Central Station, which was converted into a lavish hotel—at an estimated cost of over $50 million. Warehouses scattered throughout the neighborhood have been converted into condos. … [Read more...] about 6 Charming Homes in Historic Black Enclaves Across America
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One of the most fraught areas of debate has been over the role that gender should play as voters consider who would is best-positioned to defeat President Donald Trump. Warren has said Sanders told her in a private meeting in 2018 that a woman could not win, a charge that Sanders denied. After a heated exchange on the debate stage last week, in which he continued to contradict her account, Warren approached Sanders, didn't take his outstretched hand, and said, "I think you called me a liar on national TV." … [Read more...] about With two weeks until Iowa, the Democratic presidential candidates are getting aggressive – with each other
The transgressions: I hope you were throwing the football in your front yard during halftime shows in the 1970s and early 1980s, which all seemed to feature either Up With People or Carol Channing. Up With People always had a creepy-weird cultish quality, with exaggerated dance moves, brightly colored yet chaste clothing and industrial-grade happiness. The group's 1982 "Salute to Motown and the 1960s" was the worst of its four Super Bowl appearances. The performance featured the whitest people in the world performing music most closely identified with African American culture. Imagine watching the cast of "Bonanza" performing in a Tyler Perry play. … [Read more...] about Worst Super Bowl halftime shows ever
After the election, her family persuaded Abrams to go to Turks and Caicos, deputizing her old friend Camille Johnson, who accompanied her, to make sure she ventured outside the hotel. While Johnson assured Abrams they wouldn’t have to “climb a mountain” or “do something totally out of character” for her, they did try to jet-ski, in part because Johnson knew something about Abrams: She likes to drive fast. Some years earlier, Porsche had moved its headquarters to Georgia, and Abrams brought Johnson along when she was invited to drive its cars at a nearby racetrack. They’d listened to an instructor explain how to get out of skids and doughnuts at speeds of 90 mph, but when Abrams got into the Porsche, she just began to spin. “After she was done, I was like, ‘Stacey, you were not paying attention!’ And she just looked at me and said, ‘Oh, yes, I was.’ ” … [Read more...] about Stacey Abrams for ….
"Like anybody, I would like to live a long life. Longevity has its place. But I'm not concerned about that now. I just want to do God's will," King told a spellbound audience. "And He's allowed me to go up to the mountain. And I've looked over. And I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the promised land." … [Read more...] about Martin Luther King Jr. Was a Man of God. Why is the Secular Media Ignoring It? | Opinion