Author: lawman

Black Soul Science > Articles posted by lawman (Page 34)

Colbert rallies for Trump’s fake news awards

[ad_1] It's officially awards season and Stephen Colbert is taking out "For Your Consideration" ads, but not for your average awards show. Following President Trump's tweet Tuesday announcing that he would hold "the most dishonest & corrupt media awards of the year" next week, the host of CBS' "The Late Show" said that he took out a billboard in order to not get "snubbed" for the awards. "Personally I'm excited for the most dishonest and corrupt media awards of the year or as...

Continue reading

Octavia Spencer To Star In New Drama Thriller Series

[ad_1] Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer is will be starring in a new drama thriller called Are You Sleeping. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the series is based off a book called Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber. Based off a true story, the crime drama looks at America’s fascination with crime podcasts. “It challenges viewers to consider the consequences when the pursuit of justice is put on a public stage.” Nichelle Tramble Spellman who’s worked with the shows Good Wife and Justified created the piece and will write the script. Actress Reese Witherspoon will executive produce the show with Lauren Neustadter, Peter Chernin, Jenno...

Continue reading

Woodson Named ‘Young People’s Literature’ Ambassador

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Jacqueline Woodson, the country’s next National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, originally had someone else in mind for the job. “It’s funny, because I called him (current ambassador Gene Luen Yang) awhile back to suggest another person,” the award-winning author told The Associated Press during a recent telephone interview. “And he told me, ‘Thanks, we already have a person we want.’ I had no idea it was me.” The Library of Congress, which along with the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader announced Woodson’s appointment Thursday, will hold a formal ceremony next week to begin her...

Continue reading

Real Weather Term ‘Bomb’ Blows Up On Social Media

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to weather, it’s hard to sound scarier than “bomb cyclone.” It’s a version of a real weather term that applies to a massive winter storm that pulled together Wednesday off the U.S. Southeast coast. But as fearsome as the storm is with high winds and some snow, it may not be quite as explosive as the term sounds. Meteorologists have used the term “bomb” for storms for decades, based on a strict definition, said University of Oklahoma meteorology professor Jason Furtado. After it showed it showed up in a Washington Post story on Tuesday, the weather...

Continue reading

Little Known Black History Fact: Ruth Cave Flowers

[ad_1] In the annals of Black history in the state of Colorado, late Boulder native Dr. Ruth Cave Flowers commands a lofty space. She was the one of the first African-American women to graduate from the University of Colorado. CU’s first Black female graduate was Lucile Berkeley Buchanan, a fact revealed in the early 90’s. Ruth Cave, born in 1902 and raised until the age of 15 in Colorado Springs, followed in Buchanan’s footsteps ultimately enjoying a celebrated career in education. After losing her mother at 11, Cave was raised by her grandmother and eventually relocated to Boulder. Despite graduating from Boulder High...

Continue reading

Angela Bassett On Hubby: ‘It Wasn’t Love At First Sight’

[ad_1] Angela Bassett opens up on her 20-year marriage to actor Courtney B. Vance. When asked by the hosts of CBS’ The Talk if it was love at first sight for the couple, she admits: “No. I mean, admiration, he was awfully cute, we were in drama school together, and I was a little ahead of him in drama school, and he came with a girlfriend, so no…” She also shares that the couple decided to be celibate for the year before their wedding: “It went pretty well. It worked out… I do find that it’s easier to get to know the person, them to get...

Continue reading

Mary J. Blige Among Actresses Joining Golden Globes Protest

[ad_1] PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Gal Gadot, Saoirse Ronan, Mary J. Blige and Allison Janney will be dressed in black at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards as part of a planned anti-harassment protest, and all four voiced their support for a new initiative, Time’s Up, that’s aimed at supporting women who bring complaints. “I am one of those women, so, you know, I don’t want to go into detail about that and I haven’t, but I am, and I stand with those women. I champion them,” Blige said Tuesday at the Palm Springs International Film Festival awards. Blige, who earned a Globe...

Continue reading

The Dark Truth About Bitcoin (Bitcoin Mining Explained)

If you've ever wondered how Bitcoin really works and what the potential risks are, you're in the right place. Subscribe to TheHub http://goo.gl/87YJzG Have you heard of bitcoins, but aren’t sure exactly what they are? Or maybe you’ve done your research and thought that they seem too good to be true. Either way, we are going to examine some of the dark truths behind this form of cryptocurrency. Making an investment in a digital format may seem like a great way to avoid banks, but it can also end up to you losing everything simply by forgetting your password...

Continue reading