by LZ Granderson (CNN) — Usually when we talk about the 1936 Olympics in Berlin we focus on two men — Adolf Hitler and Jesse Owens — and rightfully so. They are the two with an undeniable impact on history, albeit in vastly different ways. But in light of President Barack Obama’s recent remarks on “The Tonight Show” denouncing Russia’s new anti-gay laws, laws that have led to bloodshed in the streets, it is important that we remember Marty Glickman and Sam Stoller.
Daily Archive: August 20, 2013
Gabby Douglas (CNN Photo) by Samantha Bresnahan and James Masters (CNN) — Behind every great woman — is another great woman. Gabby Douglas’ success…
Legs are one of the most common problem areas that clients complain about. Can you relate? Do you avoid wearing shorts and hate the thought of a bathing suit?
Anthony Stokes (CNN Photo/WGCL Atlanta) by Elizabeth Landau (CNN) — Now on the waiting list for a heart transplant, Anthony Stokes had a procedure Friday…
by Tanner Colby (CNN) – “So, how many Black friends do you have now?” It’s a question I get asked a lot, ever since I set out five years ago to find out why I, your typical middle-class White person, had no Black friends at all.
Mo Ibrahim speaks at a press conference in London. (AP Photo/File) by Carley PeteschAssociated Press WriterJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world and more needs to be done here and in Africa to follow the example set by former President Nelson Mandela to build bridges, the founder of an organization that recognizes excellence in African leadership said Saturday.
Jack Wagner (Courier Photo/File) by Peter JacksonAssociated Press Writer HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Former Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner said Monday he is seriously weighing whether to enter the already crowded 2014 Democratic race for governor.
Senator Rand Paul appears on a special edition of Starting Point live from Chez Vachon restaurant in Manchester, NH on Monday. (CNN Photo/Edward M. Pio Roda) by Kevin Liptak (CNN) — As new voter ID laws take effect in states across the country – to the objections of civil rights leaders and Democrats – GOP Sen. Rand Paul says he doesn’t see evidence African-Americans are facing obstacles casting ballots.
Burgess-Peterson Elementary School principal Robin Robbins, center, meets with students during an after-school study program in Atlanta, in preparation for state standardized testing, soon to begin. (AP Photo/David Goldman) by Jennifer Agiesta and Philip ElliottAssociated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure both students’ and schools’ performances, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll.
by Judy Quest (CNN) — It was a sad day in the clown world when a “clown” at the Missouri State Fair put on a mask in the likeness of President Barack Obama and wore a broomstick attached to his behind to perform in a rodeo in America’s Heartland.