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The Top 10 BAW News Stories Of 2017

[ad_1] In a year that featured natural disasters of Biblical proportions including wildfires, hurricanes and floods, when President Donald Trump tried to erase everything that President Obama had accomplished, when a Chicago teen’s mysterious death after a hotel ‘kickback’ went viral and when gun violence left over 50 people dead in a mass concert shooting in Las Vegas, turns out BAW readers were concerned most with hair. Yep, a story about science proving that Black women can’t grow long hair was the top read news story of the year. Here’s the rest of the news that captivated BAW readers in 2017. Why...

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The Top 10 BAW News Stories Of 2017

[ad_1] In a year that featured natural disasters of Biblical proportions including wildfires, hurricanes and floods, when President Donald Trump tried to erase everything that President Obama had accomplished, when a Chicago teen’s mysterious death after a hotel ‘kickback’ went viral and when gun violence left over 50 people dead in a mass concert shooting in Las Vegas, turns out BAW readers were concerned most with hair. Yep, a story about science proving that Black women can’t grow long hair was the top read news story of the year. Here’s the rest of the news that captivated BAW readers in 2017. Why...

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Lorde cancels Israel concert amid calls for cultural boycott

[ad_1] Eran Arielli, owner and founder of concert organizer Naranjah, which promoted the June show, confirmed the cancellation on Sunday."The truth is that I was naive to think that an artist of her age can withstand the pressure involved in coming to Israel, and I take full responsibility and ask the forgiveness of fans, admirers, and other dreamers," Arielli wrote on Facebook."I have no complains about her, and beyond that, my opinion of her has not changed one millimeter," Arielli said.Lorde is expected to clarify her decision on Twitter, he said.News of the cancellation followed an exchange the New Zealand...

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‘Sound of Music’ star Heather Menzies Urich dies at 68

[ad_1] Menzies Urich played Louisa von Trapp in the classic 1965 movie, alongside six other "von Trapp children." She was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme about a month ago, and her health declined rapidly, her son Ryan Urich said.He said his mother died Sunday, surrounded by loved ones at a family home in Canada. "The most important thing was my mom was an actress, talented dancer (and) really avid in arts and theater," Urich told CNN. "She had this unbelievable network of friends." The actress was a teen when she played Louisa, who famously tried to trick Julie Andrews' character into...

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry join royal family at Sandringham

[ad_1] The pair, who announced their engagement last month, joined Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip, as well as other family members at Sandringham, the Queen's country estate in rural Norfolk, around 100 miles north of London.According to British media, it is the first time someone who has yet to marry into the Royal Family has been invited to take part in the celebrations.The pair walked arm-in-arm along with Harry's father, Prince Charles, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.The Queen, dressed in orange, led the family into St. Mary Magdalene Chapel. [ad_2] Source link ...

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North Korea calls latest UN sanctions ‘an act of war’

[ad_1] Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, said the new sanctions will strangle North Korea's energy supplies and tighten restrictions on smuggling.The resolution cuts exports of gasoline, diesel and other refined oil products by a total of 89%. It also bans the export of industrial equipment, machinery, transportation vehicles and industrial metals to North Korea, and requires countries currently hosting North Korean migrant workers to repatriate them within 24 months. Around 100,000 North Koreans work overseas, according to the UN, many of them in "slave-like" conditions. Most of their wages are sent back home, raking in an estimated...

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Send Prayers: Erica Garner Hospitalized After Heart Attack

[ad_1] Source: Pool / Getty Erica Garner, activist and daughter of Eric Garner, was hospitalized after a heart attack. Her asthma attack started with cardiac arrest. The NY Daily News says she is in critical condition. Send love. Eric Garner’s daughter in critical condition after suffering heart attack https://t.co/lxgqBas1iy pic.twitter.com/VfZS1Q9UAD — New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) December 25, 2017 [ad_2] Source link ...

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Christmas Day Sports Schedule | Black America Web

[ad_1]   (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) It’s Christmas time in the city and while that means gifts and presents for the kids and for some of the adults. It also means family time and good food. But for the sports fans out there, it’s also a sports-a-thon of some of the top teams in both major sports leagues with a little college basketball thrown in. So as soon as you can escape the fam, head down to your man cave or woman cave for all the fun, or if you’re an all-sports family, break out those jerseys and get your cozy sock and blankets...

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Christmas Day Sports Schedule | Black America Web

[ad_1]   (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) It’s Christmas time in the city and while that means gifts and presents for the kids and for some of the adults. It also means family time and good food. But for the sports fans out there, it’s also a sports-a-thon of some of the top teams in both major sports leagues with a little college basketball thrown in. So as soon as you can escape the fam, head down to your man cave or woman cave for all the fun, or if you’re an all-sports family, break out those jerseys and get your cozy sock and blankets...

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