Day: June 14, 2022

Op-ed: Athletes Being Open About Political Beliefs is Important

Op-ed: Athletes Being Open About Political Beliefs is Important

For the past couple of years, the political climate has been very heated and popular amongst all generations and sectors of society. The sports sector was not shy of it either. Sports have become intertwined with politics and political beliefs like never seen before.

Netflix Announces ‘Squid Game’ Season 2

Netflix Announces ‘Squid Game’ Season 2

Korean fictional drama and Netflix hit show, Squid Game has officially been given the green light for a second season. The dystopian K-drama centers around the lives of citizens who in a desperate attempt to make money enter a bloody game where they gamble away their lives in a series of children’s games.

$175 Billion Specialty Foods Industry on Display at NYC Fancy Foods Show

$175 Billion Specialty Foods Industry on Display at NYC Fancy Foods Show

Considering that New York City is the culinary mecca of the world, housing some of the most extraordinary restaurants and variety of cultured cuisines, it only makes sense that specialty foods vendors have traveled across the globe for the first Fancy Foods Show held in three years. After an extended hiatus due to Covid-19, the Fancy Foods Show is finally being held again, located at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan.

Books About Juneteenth

Books About Juneteenth

Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19th, in remembrance of the day that all enslaved people in America were ensured freedom. Federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas on June 19th, 1865, a full two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, to take control of the state. Today it honors the end of slavery, and on June 17th, 2021 it became an official federal holiday. Below are books for both children and adults to learn more about the longest running African American holiday.

Gucci Collabs with Adidas in Retro-Inspired Collection 

Gucci Collabs with Adidas in Retro-Inspired Collection 

The first Adidas x Gucci collection dropped online last week, on June 7, and it is available to purchase solely via the ‘My Gucci’ or Adidas platforms. The items range in price, starting at $235 for the Adidas x Gucci ankle socks and going to $3,100 for the Adidas x Gucci mini duffel bag and $3,800 Adidas x Gucci Trefoil jacquard jacket. You can also get the Adidas x Gucci Gazelle sneaker for $850.

Pending Bipartisan Gun Deal: How comprehensive is it?

Pending Bipartisan Gun Deal: How comprehensive is it?

Following the tragedy of the Uvalde school shooting that took place less than a month ago, American citizens have been more vocal than ever in advocating for the implementation of gun control laws that prohibit the easy access to semiautomatic weapons. Within our politically divided nation, the question remains whether permanent gun control legislation can be successfully crafted with support from both parties.

Lizzo Is Being Criticized For Using An
‘Ableist Slur’ In New Single ‘Grrrls’

Lizzo Is Being Criticized For Using An
‘Ableist Slur’ In New Single ‘Grrrls’

After much criticism over her lyrics in her new song “Grrrl” Lizzo has decided to change the lyrics to her song. On Friday, Lizzo excited fans with the release of her new single, the latest addition from her upcoming fourth studio album Special. The song was not met with much praise after its release. Over the weekend it began to trend on TikTok as users criticized the singer for her controversial lyrics.

Jack Daniel’s and Coca-Cola Mix it Up With A New Cocktail

Jack Daniel’s and Coca-Cola Mix it Up With A New Cocktail

Jack Daniels distillery, Brown-Forman, has decided to team up with Coca-Cola to make a cocktail in cans just in time for summer.
This popular mix in many bars across the country represents the latest propel by soft drink makers into alcohol, given that more people prefer and turn to pre-mixed, ready-to-drink cocktail beverages.

Ohio Passes Law Allowing Armed School Staff

Ohio Passes Law Allowing Armed School Staff

The Governor of Ohio, Mike DeWine, signed a bill on Monday that will make arming teachers and school staff easier by reducing the hours of training required. The bill will reduce the training requirement from 700 hours to just 24. In a briefing DeWine reasoned that the 700 hours is intended to train law enforcement, and largely irrelevant to a school setting.

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