Malachi Mitchell

Malachi Mitchell

Bio: Malachi Mitchell is a recent graduate from Binghamton University with a degree in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He has a passion for writing and creating things that inspire him and others. Malachi was born and raised in Queens, NYC and has deep pride for his city that he loves so much. He loves music, movies, television, basketball and analyzing all of them. He is growing a brand of his own and plans to become a visionary creative that the world has not seen yet.

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi Become First Basketball Players Ever to Win 5 Gold Medals

Last week, I was talking, in depth, about the stakes surrounding the men’s basketball tournament at the Olympics and what them winning would mean for the reputation of Team USA. While the men’s USA basketball team did end up winning, the true story of the weekend for Olympic basketball was the milestone that Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi accomplished after beating Japan in the gold medal game on Sunday. The teammates became the first basketball players ever, male or female, to win five gold medals, making them, now, the greatest duo in Olympic basketball history.

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Ex-Cuomo Aide Opens Up About Groping Allegations

In her first televised interview, Brittany Commisso, a former executive assistant on New York Gov. Andre Cuomo’s staff, spoke on her interactions with Cuomo. Commisso has spoken out before anonymously in a previous interview with The Times Union of Albany last winter.

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UN Calls New Report on Climate Change a “Code Red for Humanity”

According to a report released Monday, in about a decade, temperatures on Earth will probably blow past a level of warming that world leaders have sought to prevent. The United Nations (UN) called this report a “code red for humanity.” Report co-author Linda Mearns says, “it’s just guaranteed that it’s going to get worse, nowhere to run, nowhere to hide,” according to AP News.

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Kanye West Puts on Second Listening Event for New Album ‘Donda’ in Atlanta

In what seems like one of the weirdest album rollouts of recent memory, Kanye West put on his second listening event in the Mercedes Benz stadium for his new album, Donda.

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Team USA to Face France in Olympic Gold Medal Game

The road to the Olympic men’s basketball tournament final game for Team USA has been a bit of a rocky one. It started in the exhibition games, when Nigeria had shocked the world and beat Team USA in the first game of the exhibition round ahead of the Olympics. This wasn’t helped by the team also losing to France in the opener of the men’s basketball tournament. That game has now seem to come full circle as both teams will meet each other again in the final game of the Olympic men’s basketball tournament.

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U.S. Employment Surges in July, Unemployment Drops to 5.4%

The U.S.’s hiring has surged in the last month. According to AP News, U.S. employers added 943,000 jobs and unemployment dropped to 5.4%, which is some much-needed good news for the U.S. economy as it continues to bounce back from last year’s shutdown.

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Why the Book Always Seems Better Than the Film Adaptation

It’s a common occurrence, I think, to tell someone about a movie you just saw that you personally believe to be very good. You tell them that you thought the acting was great, the story was emotionally resonant, and that you just had an overall great time watching it. Suddenly, your friend, who has been very eager to speak since hearing the film’s title, chimes in saying “if you think that was good, the book is ten times better!”

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Free Agency Makes the NBA Postseason Fun

As a lover of the NBA, the end of the season is always a sad time. After enjoying multiple months of many entertaining and nail-biting games, then watching the intensity of the playoffs as teams get eliminated until there’s only one left standing; it’s hard to be excited having no more games to look forward to on a nightly basis.

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Delta-Plus Variant Cases Recorded in South Korea

On Tuesday, South Korea’s Disease Control and Prevention Agency reported that it had recorded at least two cases of the new delta-plus variant of the coronavirus. They told Reuters that the first case was a man in his 40s with “no recent travel records.” The second was recorded in a person who received both doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, returning to South Korea from the U.S.

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Isaiah Rashad’s Triumphant Return into the Sun

Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) artist Isaiah Rashad dropped his highly anticipated album, ‘The House Is Burning,’ after five years of being silent. The album serves as a new high point for the artist following his critically acclaimed album, ‘The Sun’s Tirade.’ In an interview with The Fader, speaking about the time during his last album and now, Rashad shed some light on to why there was such a huge gap between the two projects.

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Why The Knicks and Frank Ntilikina Parting Ways is Good for Everyone

Frank Ntilikina is officially a free agent. You either read that with a smile or you just got infuriated at the Knicks’ front office. We all know that this move was inevitable, Leon Rose and the Knicks have been trying their very best to free up cap space to sign free agents and Ntilikina carried a $18.5 million cap hold for the Knicks. Submitting a qualifying offer to Frank was going to hurt the Knicks chances of getting that free agent they need to go to the next level. Now, the Knicks could resign Frank for less, but I believe that it’s in the best interest of both parties that they part ways here.

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Kathy Griffin Announces She Has Lung Cancer, Will Be Having Surgery

This morning, comedian Kathy Griffin took to Instagram and Twitter to reveal that she has lung cancer and will be undergoing surgery that will result in half of her lungs being removed. In the post, Griffin assured fans and well-wishers that she “should be up and running around as usual in a month or less.”

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