Why is US embassy move to Jerusalem so controversial?

Why do both sides see Jerusalem as their capital? Jews argue that Jerusalem has been their capital for 3,000 years, citing religious and historical connections. The Holy City was the ancient capital of the Jewish King David in the 10th century BC and later of the Hasmonean Jewish dynasty from the

25 Racist Photos From The Past That Will Make You Cringe in Horror - black blogs - share your passion black voices iblackvoicescom - iBlackVoices

John Aghadiuno | 2/15/2017 | History | Racism

25 Racist Photos From The Past That Will Make You Cringe in Horror

Jim Crow was the name of the racial caste system which operated primarily, but not exclusively in southern and border states, between 1877 and the mid-1960s. Jim Crow was more than a series of rigid anti-black laws. It was a way of life. Under Jim Crow, African Americans were relegated to the status

Meet the beautiful Melanin Goddess Lolita Model "The Black Hannah Montana"

Different is beautiful. Diversity is beautiful. The more models who come onto the scene and embrace their differences and uniqueness, the more beauty's definition expands and grows. Lolita is an African American model known for her stunning and dark features. She calls herself the Black Hannah M

Photos: Inside the Obamas’ new house

The Obamas leave the White House Jan. 20, but they won't be going far. See photos of their new Kalorama house, inside and out. The house the Obamas will rent in the Kalorama section of D.C. is about two miles from the White house – and even closer to the vice president’s residence at the U.S. N

Obama family most-desirable neighbor for 2017

Is your neighbor annoying? Turns up the tunes to 11? Peels out of the driveway in a back-firing hot rod? Turn up his nose at your home improvements? That sounds bad. But, as we have reported before, there are bigger problems a neighbor can cause that actually reduce not only your quality of li

Daliyah Marie Arana, The Georgia Girl Who Has Read 1K Books At Age 4, Visits Library of Congress, Becomes Honorary Librarian

Daliyah Marie Arana likes to read. A lot. The 4-year-old Gainesville, Georgia girl has read 1,000 books and she hasn’t even started kindergarten, the Gainesville Times reported. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden posted this photo of her with Daliya Arana touring the Library of Congress on Ja

‘Hidden Figures’ Wins Box Office with $7.6 million

Heading into the weekend, a tight race was projected between “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” “Sing” and “Hidden Figures,” the latter of which showed a strong expansion judging by early estimates. Sure enough, Fox’s “Hidden Figures” earned $7.6 million at 2,471 locations to win Friday, on its way to

The secret history of black Santas

America's biggest shopping mall grabbed headlines this week by hiring its first African-American Father Christmas. But black Santas have been around for a lot longer than you might think - and even played a role in the civil rights struggles of the 1960s. "Everything that Santa represents

How to Stage a Career Comeback Like Muhammad Ali

Former boxer Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74. Born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. and named the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time by ESPN, he was the first three-time heavyweight champion, with 37 knockouts to his credit. But Ali was a lot more than just a guy who could punch—among other thi

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Tosin | 4/21/2016 | Entertainment |

Superstar Singer Prince dies at 57

Singer Prince has died at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota at the age of 57, his publicist tells AP. Police were called to a medical emergency at his estate earlier on Thursday, US media reported. Prince became a global superstar in the 1980s, with albums such as 1999, Purple Rain and Sign O'

How to make Conversations with Strangers: 4 Tips for Solo Travellers - black blogs - share your passion black voices iblackvoicescom - iBlackVoices

Tosin | 3/17/2016 | Travel | jovago

How to make Conversations with Strangers: 4 Tips for Solo Travellers

Solo travellers often have mixed experiences that go a long way in helping them decide if they will travel regularly or not. Making conversations with strangers can be an uphill or simple task depending on the individual but the end result of winning a new friend is usually well worth it. No matter

5 reasons why your spouse will never travel with you - black blogs - share your passion black voices iblackvoicescom - iBlackVoices

Tosin | 3/17/2016 | Travel |

5 reasons why your spouse will never travel with you

5 reasons why your spouse will never travel with you In every relationship, travelling has been proven to add spice to any romantic relationship. The justification for this is not far-fetched because couples who travel together are certainly guaranteed to spend more time together. In spite of

Eddie Murphy and Girlfriend Paige Butcher Are Expecting a Baby! This is Murphy’s ninth child and Butcher’s first.

Eddie Murphy is going to be a dad! Again! The 54-year-old actor and his girlfriend of four years, Paige Butcher, 36, are expecting their first child in May 2016, Murphy’s rep told ET in an exclusive statement. This is Murphy’s ninth child and Butcher’s first. Murphy’s oldest children are 26-year-o

D. Smith - Black, Transgender, Talented And Fearless

Talented, fearless, provocative and groundbreaking describe D.Smith in a few words. This Miami-born, Brooklyn-bred Grammy Award winning producer turned artist has worked with some of the best, including Andre 3000, Ne-Yo, Lloyd, Ciara, Keri Hilson, Monica, Fantasia, Estelle, Janelle Mona&#

Michelle Obama shuts down Internet Wearing a Vera Wang dress for China state dinner - black blogs - share your passion black voices iblackvoicescom - iBlackVoices

Tosin | 11/6/2015 | Politics | Obama

Michelle Obama shuts down Internet Wearing a Vera Wang dress for China state dinner

First lady Michelle Obama chose a dress by a Chinese-American designer for Friday’s White House dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping. Mrs. Obama wore a black, off-the-shoulder mermaid gown by Vera Wang for the occasion. Fitted, with sheer sleeves, it skimmed the floor with its tulle flounce. Mrs

Saheela Ibraheem, Listed Among World's 50 Smartest Teenagers, Honored By President Barack Obama

Four years ago, Saheela Ibraheem stepped onto the campus of Harvard University, a freshman in college at only 15 years old. After skipping the sixth and ninth grades, Ibraheem received a near-perfect score on the SAT and was accepted to 13 prominent colleges, including several Ivy League schools. S

President Obama meets mini Pope at White House AKA tiny Vicar of Christ, awarded first prize for Popemobile Halloween costume - black blogs - share your passion black voices iblackvoicescom - iBlackVoices

Tosin | 11/6/2015 | Humor | Halloween

President Obama meets mini Pope at White House AKA tiny Vicar of Christ, awarded first prize for Popemobile Halloween costume

President Obama has been brought to laughter by a tiny baby dressed as the Pope, giving the child’s outfit top prize at the White House’s traditional Halloween event. The first family of the US held their Halloween event at the White House, decorating the building with spooky props and performers a

Black Lives Matter - Not a Moment, a Movement

All #BlackLivesMatter.  This is Not a Moment, but a Movement #BlackLivesMatter was created in 2012 after Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman, was acquitted for his crime, and dead 17-year old Trayvon was post-humously placed on trial for his own murder. Rooted in the experiences

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