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Nigerian Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wins Fiction Prize

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, a novel about race and identity by the acclaimed Nigerian author, has won the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction. Adichie, whose other works include “Half of a Yellow Sun,” was chosen over “The Goldfinch” author Donna Tartt and three other...

Feds Subpoena Kendrick Johnson’s Classmates

Kendrick Johnson’s former schoolmates and their parents have been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury investigating the Georgia teen’s 2013 death, according to sources with knowledge of the subpoenas. Among those seen entering the Lowndes County Courthouse on Thursday were current students at Lowndes High...

With Just 35 Students Left, Morris Brown College Is Barely Hanging On

Morris Brown College has been struggling to keep its doors open for over a decade. In 2002, the 133-year-old institution lost its accreditation, federal funding, and watched as most of its students and staff fled to other colleges. After years of crushing debt, Morris Brown...

James Larry Cosby, Father Of Texas Lesbian, Arrested In Connection With Alleged Murder Of Daughter, Girlfriend

Earlier this week we reported on the murders of Britney Cosby, and her girlfriend Crystal Jackson, both 24, in Galveston, Texas.  In what is a horrible turn of events, police have arrested James Larry Cosby, 46, Britney’s father in connection to the murders.  Crosby is currently being held...

Father Fatally Shoots Teen After Daughter Lies & Says He’s an Intruder – Should She Be Charged With a Crime?

A Texas teen was fatally shot early Thursday morning after he was found hiding in a teen girl’s bedroom. According to Harris County deputies, the tragic incident began after one of the homeowner’s younger children spotted Johran McCormick’s feet sticking out from underneath his sister’s bed...

Watch This: A 2-Minute Tour Of What The World Eats For Breakfast

I’m obsessed with the habits and routines of different cultures, the things people take for granted as “normal” that might seem completely alien to someone across the border, the continent, or even across town. And hey, what’s more of a basic routine than breakfast? This...