Obama backs reparations for the first time and slams ‘politics of white resistance’

Barack Obama backed the reparation of Black Americans for the first time, calling it “justified” but blamed “politics of white resistance and resentment” as the reason for not being able to push it during his presidency. The former president was speaking on the topic of “race relations in the US” during the second episode of his podcast series titled “Renegades: Born in […]

Here’s what we know about Tiger Woods’ car wreck and injuries

The world held its breath awaiting news of Tiger Woods’ condition after the golf legend suffered serious injuries Tuesday in a rollover crash near Los Angeles.Woods, 45, was awake and responsive after a lengthy surgery at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, according to a statement early Wednesday on his Twitter account.Here’s what we know so far about the […]


Ebet Roberts/Redferns The pioneering Hip Hop community has just suffered another massive blow. On Thursday (February 18), social media started to erupt with condolences for Prince Markie Dee, one of the founding members of The Fat Boys (originally the Disco 3) alongside Kool Rock Ski and the late Buff Love. According to veteran New York City promotor Van […]

MyPillow guy Mike Lindell gets canceled in Newsmax interview

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell appeared on Newsmax Tuesday afternoon for an interview about being kicked off Twitter. What followed, to paraphrase the tagline for Lindell’s company, cannot be advertised as the “most comfortable” interview you’ll ever watch. Lindell, a self-made entrepreneur who has managed to position himself as a surrogate for former President Donald Trump’s […]

Everlywell raises $75M from HealthQuest Capital following its recent $175M Series D round

Image Credits: Everlywell At-home health testing kit startup Everlywell has raised $75 million, following the close of the $175 million Series D it announced in December. The new funding comes from HealthQuest Capital, and sees the fund’s founder and managing partner Dr. Garheng Kong join the company’s board of directors. Everlywell will use proceeds of this financing to […]