US Ban Electronic Devices From 9 Muslim Countries

The Trump administration has banned all electronic devices larger than a mobile phone from carry-on luggage from 8 countries. In an effort to fight terrorism, the ban is recommended by administration to due “innovative methods” of terrorists from middle-eastern countries to cause turmoil in the US. Tablets, game devices, laptops, e-readers cameras and portable DVD players are among devices now prohibited from flights. Medical devices are exempt from this rule. The countries affected are Kuwait, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The US issued a…

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Why is Louisiana Losing a “Football Field” Worth of Land Per Hour?

According to Tulane University New Orleans, the state of Louisiana is losing approximately 1 football field worth of land every hour due to natural processes and human activity. Torbjörn E. Törnqvist, Geology professor at Tulane, told factcheck.org, “Estimates vary a bit, but by and large the one football field per hour metaphor is very reasonable.” According to the US Geological Survey in 2011, the coastal wetlands of Louisiana is the 7th largest delta in the world, yet is losing 16.5 miles per year, equating to 1 football field per hour. Louisiana…

Local NAACP President Calls for Reparations After University of Georgia Re-buries Remains of Likely Slaves [TIME]

Via TIME: The University of Georgia on Monday commemorated the 105 likely slaves who recently had to be buried again after their gravesites were unearthed during a construction project on campus. The graves were discovered in November 2015 during construction on an academic building next to the Old Athens Cemetery, which was used during the 19th century. Archaeologists exhumed and researched the remains for DNA analysis. They found that it was possible to analyze the DNA of about a third of the remains. Of that, they concluded the “vast majority”…

New Study Finds Black Entrepreneurs Face Economic Wealth, Credit and Trust Gaps

African-American entrepreneurs have the drive to start firms. So why isn’t this happening? Read More HERE.

It Is Now A Crime To Board Plane With Galaxy S7 Device

The United States issued a emergency restriction/prohibition order banning the faulty and potential life-threatening smartphone from all aircraft last Friday. Somewhere out there, iPhone and even Nokia users are laughing in unison.  Samsung has reportedly suffered a 17-billion-dollar loss in the explosive phones and has officially stopped production. Even the S7’s that were replaced during recalled have been deemed fatal. Samsung is expected to release a in-depth report on why the devices are exploding in the coming weeks. The Federal Aviation Administration issued the order on Friday, Oct. 14, prohibiting…

Michelle Obama for T Magazine

To the First Lady, With Love Four thank-you notes to Michelle Obama, who has spent the past eightyears quietly and confidently changing the course of American history. Written by By Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, Gloria Steinem, Jon Meacham & Rashida Jones  Read Full dedication to the First Lady at T Magazine by New York Times