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Maame Biney First Black Woman Winter Olympics Speedskating

[ad_1] Source: JEWEL SAMAD / Getty #BlackGirlMagic is real y’all. From Hollywood sets to science labs to the Olympic stage, there isn’t a realm of this world that we can’t succeed at or make history in. Case in point: 17-year-old Maame Biney just became the first Black woman to make the U.S. Olympic team in speedskating! According to NBC Sports, Biney solidified her covered spot after a pair of victories in two qualifying 500 meters races. In addition, the Ghana beat out Olympians Lana Gehring, Jessica Kooreman, and Katherine Reutter-Adamek for her historic win. “I can’t believe it, aww geez,” she said after the race. “It’s a really good feeling,...

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Hundreds get sick on Royal Caribbean cruise ship

[ad_1] Story highlightsThe cruise line says more than 300 people fell ill among more than 5,000 passengers and crewRoyal Caribbean said it's taking "intensive sanitary procedures" to minimize riskDuring the five-night cruise, 332 cases of the illness were reported, Owen Torres, a spokesman for Royal Caribbean told CNN in a statement. He stressed that it was a small percentage -- 5.99% -- of the more than 5,000 passengers and crew onboard the ship, Independence of the Seas."Those affected by the short-lived illness were treated by our ship's doctors with over-the-counter medication," Torres said, "and we hope all our guests feel...

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‘SNL’ has a special Christmas message from Baldwin’s Trump

[ad_1] "Saturday Night Live" opened with a Christmas message from President Donald Trump. It's the most wonderful time of the year and "Saturday Night Live" had a special Christmas message from President Donald Trump on Saturday night. "The war on Christmas is over," Alec Baldwin's Trump said opening Saturday night's show. "It will soon be replaced by the war with North Korea." Baldwin's Trump stood alongside his wife, Cecily Strong's Melania Trump, as the two wished a Merry Christmas to all from the White House. "It's Christmas time. Soon white Santa...

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Bitcoin nears $10k: Why I’m NOT investing in Bitcoin (The Truth)

To get this out of the way, I’m totally neutral about cryptocurrency - I’ve been following Bitcoin for several years and have been watching most of the other coins closely over the last year or so. While it’s easy to say “in hindsight, I should have bought here and sold here,” life doesn’t work like that. Here’s why I’ve yet to invest in Cryptocurrency. Snap/Insta: GPStephan While the blockchain technology behind it is extremely interesting and I think we’ll have a bright future ahead of us in terms of what Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies can offer, right now I see the...

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Hollywood execs name Anita Hill to lead anti-harassment effort

[ad_1] As sexual harassment scandals continue to roil the media and entertainment industries, Hollywood executives are banding together to address the underlying issues. On Friday, top players came together to form the Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace. Anita Hill will chair the commission. "Following widespread revelations of pervasive sexual harassment and assault in the media and entertainment industries, executives, independent experts and advisors have come together in a unanimous effort to tackle the broad culture of abuse and...

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K. Michelle And Loni Love End Their Nasty Feud

[ad_1] Source: Prince Williams / Getty It looks like K. Michelle and Loni Love have buried the hatchet. After the singer was a guest on The Real this week to promote her new album, she posted online a pic of herself and Love all smiles and throwing up Delta Sigma Theta signs of sisterhood. “Delta Sigma Theta. Black Girl magic. We are better in unity than at odds. Beautiful spirit. Glad we got to really speak,” K. Michelle wrote.   Love posted up the same picture with the following caption: “Sisterhood is not always by blood but by experiences … Thxs @kmichellemusic for being so open and...

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