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    As anti-immigrant sentiment erupts in Western democracies from Germany to the United States, some cities are still finding ways to make immigrants feel at home. I conducted hundreds of interviews with immigrants in New York, Paris and Barcelona intermittently for over a decade to understand how each city integrates – or excludes – its migrants. My new book, “A Place to Call Home,”...
    Fictional parties we wished we could have attended 14 Ways You Might Be Sabotaging Your Own Career Growth A limited number of local spectators will be allowed to attend the Tokyo Olympics this summer.  © Yukihito Taguchi-USA TODAY Sports General view of the Olympic rings sculpture, Rainbow Bridge, and Tokyo Tower as seen from Odaiba in preparation for the...
    Dawn Staley. Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Dawn Staley seemingly confirmed her interest in coaching in the NBA on "Today" Monday morning. The Team USA and SC Gamecocks coach is reportedly in contention for NBA head coaching positions. "You definitely have to consider it," Staley said to "Today" co-host Craig Melvin. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Could...
    SAN FRANCISCO -- "RuPaul's Drag Race" alum Honey Mahogany is reciting her favorite lyrics in her song, "It's Honey," and laughing about how fun and silly it is, calling it a celebration."It's Honey. Sweeter than even maple syrup. Sweeter than chocolate made in Europe. Sweeter than candy red and green. Sweetest thing you've ever seen."Mahogany has a lot to celebrate....
    President Joe Biden poses with the Biden family dogs, Champ and Major, in February. Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz Dogs are the most popular presidential pets, but some leaders have also had cats and raccoons. On Saturday, the Bidens announced their 13-year-old German shepherd, Champ, had died. They also have 3-year-old Major, who is a rescue....
    ON THIS DAY IN 1919, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “PARIS — Members of the Peace Conference and Parisians generally are trying to believe the Germans will sign, but secret information from Weimar indicates that the Independent Socialists wish to sign, that the Majority Socialists and the Catholic Center party are divided, but that the Majority Socialists will follow Erzberger....
    OSCAR DE LA HOYA is aiming for 'the biggest comeback in boxing history' and wants to rematch Floyd Mayweather in his third return fight. The American boxing legend has not fought since 2008, when Manny Pacquaio brutally sent him into retirement. 3Floyd Mayweather was called out by Oscar Da La HoyaCredit: AFP Oscar De La Hoya wants to...
    WORCESTER (CBS) — The nurses’ strike at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester has become the second-longest in state history. Sunday was the 105th day of the strike. Nurses have been striking over staffing levels and pay. READ MORE: Dorchester Church Joins National Fathers Day Challenge, Calls For Summer Of Peace The longest nursing strike in Massachusetts lasted six months back...
    JON Rahm has pulled off a major comeback and won the US Open, claiming his first major championship. The win, which came after Rahm finished 4-under in the final round in the Sunday match at Torrey Pines in San Diego, makes him the first Spaniard to take home a US Open victory. 2Fans were quick to spot baby Kepa's unimpressed...
    Getty Kyle Larson prepares for the Ally 400 at Nashville Superspeedway. Hendrick Motorsports Kyle Larson has been the best driver in the Cup Series throughout the 2021 season, his first with Rick Hendrick’s team. He made history once again on Sunday, June 20, during the first-ever Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway. Larson won Stage 2 and became...
    More On: republicans Trump cowboy seeks political comeback after Capitol riot Vito Fossella snags Trump endorsement in race for Staten Island BP 56 GOP reps demand Harris be removed from border crisis role AOC calls out ‘white men’ who voted against Juneteenth The media have spent the Joe Biden presidency thus far pressuring moderate Democrats to join the left’s...
    Critical race theory is perhaps the most talked about issue in school board meetings and state legislatures in America today. What is it you ask? That’s a good question. Dr. Owen Strachan joined Tony Perkins recently on Washington Watch where he shared… “It’s a contentious, unjust construct that weaponizes our past and accuses every person of holding secret prejudices. “That’s...
    Trump cowboy seeks 2nd act in politics after Capitol breach Unclear if Irans election will change nuclear talks, Jake Sullivan says When he purchased the team in 1981, Donald Sterling ran ads that proclaimed, "My Promise: I will make you proud of the Clippers." But there has been little to be proud of. 2021 NBA playoffs getting a new wave...
    SCIOTO — The Scioto County Historical Society has announced they will be opening the 1810 House for the 2021 season. The house will open on Sundays from 1-3 p.m. (new hours) beginning July 11. “The house has undergone a major restoration and we are very excited to share the improvements with the community,” Lindsey Kegley said. The multi-faceted renovations started...
    Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., fiercely opposed Democrats' proposed voting reform bill, telling "Fox News Sunday" that even a stripped-down version from Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was unacceptable. The "For the People Act" aims to give the federal government significant control over elections by imposing standards on the states such as automatic and same-day registration, universal mail-in voting, and forbidding the requirement...
    A virtual exhibition that documents the history of the South Bay’s LGBTQ community, some of it largely unseen by the mainstream, is moving to a physical space. “Coming Out: 50 Years of Queer Resistance and Resilience in Silicon Valley” is set to open at the Pacific Hotel in San Jose History Park on June 26. On that day in 2013,...
    Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamCentrists gain foothold in infrastructure talks; cyber attacks at center of Biden-Putin meeting Graham quips key to working with Trump: We both 'like him' Centrists gain leverage over progressives in Senate infrastructure battle MORE (R-S.C.) said on Sunday that a sweeping, Democratic-backed election reform bill was “the biggest power grab in the history of the country.” “In...
    MARIN CITY (KPIX) — June 19 — Juneteenth — commemorates the unofficial end of slavery in America but June 19, 2021 was the first time it was actually recognized as an official, national holiday. That had special meaning to people gathered at Marin City for a celebration. Juneteenth marks the day that Union soldiers arrived in Texas with news that...
    At least 2 people struck by truck at Wilton Manors LGBTQ Pride parade in Florida Ron Johnson booed at Juneteenth celebration in Wisconsin © Provided by Sports Illustrated Busch joins NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty and David Pearson as the only three drivers in NASCAR national series history to crack the triple-digit mark. Kyle Busch joined NASCAR royalty...
    Getty Kyle Busch and his family celebrate a win at Nashville Superspeedway. The NASCAR Xfinity Series raced at Nashville Superspeedway on Saturday, June 19, marking the first time in a decade. The Tennessee Lottery 250 was historic but especially so for Kyle Busch. The veteran won his 100th race in the Xfinity Series and cemented his legacy as...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Thousands packed the streets of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood in celebration of the Juneteenth holiday. The weekend-long celebration commemorates the freeing of slaves in Texas 156 years ago. The slaves had been granted freedom two years prior, but word was not delivered. (credit: CBS) “I’m out here to celebrate my ancestors, and the history they went through....
    SAN JOSE — When Easton Kreshell crushed his third homer in as many games over the left-center field wall, it was the culmination of a rapid week of work on his swing. Kreshel’s two-run blast broke open a tied game, and Valley Christian never relinquished its lead on its way to a fourth straight CCS baseball championship, 6-5, over Archbishop...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Several events were held Saturday to celebrate Juneteenth. In Overtown, an event included music, games, and food. Just a family fun atmosphere for the community. READ MORE: Deadly Shooting Investigated In NW Miami But this is not just about fun. Organizers tell CBS4 that part of today’s celebration is to educate the community about Juneteenth....
    On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” CNN Political Analyst Bakari Sellers argued that “Critical Race Theory can go by another name: America’s history.” Sellers said, “I mean, the fact is I think that Critical Race Theory can go by another name: America’s history. It’s amazing that we’re having this discussion where we’re celebrating Juneteenth and now individuals don’t want to...
    (From left to right) Grace Lee Boggs, Larry Itliong, Yuri Kochiyama, and Philip Vera Cruz. All four are important figures in Asian American history. This story was originally published at Prism.  By Jenn Fang For decades, Asian American advocates have fought to establish Asian American and other ethnic studies programs in schools, galvanized by the fact that most Americans still...
    POLAND teenager Kacper Kozlowski has become the youngest player ever to appear at the European Championships after coming on against Spain. The 17-year-old has broken England star Jude Bellingham's record, which lasted just SIX days. The Pogon Szczecin midfielder has made his Euros debut aged 17 years and 246 days after being...
    Tina Turner, Little Richard, and Jimi Hendrix were all inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991, 1986, and 1992, respectively. Gabe Ginsberg / Tim Graham / Walter Iooss Jr. via Getty Various Black musicians invented new sounds and influenced rock and roll throughout history. Jimi Hendrix created unique electric guitar chords and Prince popularized...
    GERMANY made European Championship history on Saturday thanks to Ruben Dias' own goal. Joachim Low's side lost their Euro 2020 opener 1-0 against France after Mats Hummels' own goal gifted their Group F rivals all three points. 3Hummels scored passed his own keeper as Germany lost to France - with the Germans...
    Visitors to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum from now into next month will have the chance to see a rare signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation as part of an exhibit honoring Juneteenth.  The proclamation, the formal document issued by Lincoln in 1863 that declared the end to slavery in Confederate states, was unveiled at the Springfield, Ill.,...
    Honor the ancestors. The joyous annual celebration of Juneteenth also creates a deep underlying sadness in my gut for what came before Emancipation. Now, more than ever, as crazed white supremacist legislators move to ban teaching this history—history some people are just barely beginning to learn—we must keep telling our stories.  Most Black Americans who are dedicated to diving as deep as we can into...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7 honors Juneteenth with "Our Chicago: Black Freedom."Juneteenth marks the day news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached the last remaining slaves in Galveston, Texas - effectively ending slavery in the United States - two and a half years after its signing.ABC 7 Eyewitness News Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter Cheryl Burton hosts the special from the iconic DuSable...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- I didn't learn about Juneteenth until I was in my early 20s, when I was living in the South. For many of us Chicago natives, the holiday wasn't taught or celebrated when we were growing up.But a lot has changed for elementary students. I went back to my alma mater to see how they're honoring the Juneteenth...
    DEAR READERS: Today is known as Juneteenth, though it is only in recent years that folks outside of the Black community have been aware of it. Given the renewed interest in civil rights that was sparked during the pandemic by the murder of George Floyd, it seems timely to share what this particular celebration represents. Harriette Cole  You probably know...
    A REMADE Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 + 2 is finally coming to Nintendo Switch this month. To celebrate the epic remaster coming to the console, we spoke to skateboarding legend Steve Caballero – who revealed what it’s like to be in the same game 20 years on. Read the latest stories for PS5 Keep up-to-date with...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — When unrest broke out in Chicago last summer, boards went up to protect businesses as best they could. But shop owners never expected those boards would become powerful public art. The pandemic clashed with protests and riots in the city, which led to businesses reinforcing their storefront with sterol plywood boards. READ MORE: Chicago Police Officer Owns Englewood...
    In the fall of 2017, CNN, believe it or not, ran a pretty interesting piece on its website. It was the story of a pizza delivery driver from Dearborn Heights, Michigan called Khalil Abu Ryyaan.   At the age of 21, Ryyaan found himself deeply depressed and contemplating suicide. Pouring out his feelings to strangers on the internet. He posted...
    New Jersey erects 700-pound bronze statue of George Floyd Utah school apologizes after teen with Down syndrome sidelined from yearbook photo Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Kolten Wong is back.  © TNS Kolten Wong (right) immediately returned to the lineup to bat leadoff. As part of a myriad of roster moves ahead of Friday's game at the Colorado Rockies, the...
    Legacy media rushed to the defense of critical race theory (CRT) after concerned parents, activists and politicians lobbied to stop schools from teaching it to their children. In the course of defending it, however, several common lies to deceive the public emerged. Critical Race Theory “Isn’t Being Taught In K-12 Schools” Pro-CRT media and progressive activists have first tried to...
    Getty Homer Simpson and Paul George, Clippers The Los Angeles Clippers are, once again, on the brink of reaching the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history, which means that the long-suffering fans of the team are, once again, waiting for disaster to strike. Looked like that had already happened this past Wednesday when, hours...
    Getty Paul George, Clippers The Los Angeles Clippers are, once again, on the brink of reaching the Western Conference finals for the first time in franchise history, which means that the long-suffering fans of the team are, once again, waiting for disaster to strike. Looked like that had already happened this past Wednesday when, hours before Game 5,...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — This weekend, America is commemorating its newest federal holiday. Juneteenth marks the moment in 1865 when the last enslaved people in America found out they were indeed free. On June 19, 1865, troops arrived in Galveston, Texas and informed slaves they were free. This was more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation....
    They were the words of a ghost, a message from the grave; written by a troubled, even frightened Princess, mother to a future king, who had been told by an unscrupulous BBC journalist eager to get a scoop that she was the target of an Establishment plot. Now, eight years after the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, a copy...
    More On: Juneteenth On Juneteenth, remember those who paved the way for slavery’s extinction SEC closes for new federal holiday Juneteenth, markets to remain open ‘Black liberation in its totality’: Cori Bush uses Juneteenth to push reparations Biden signs Juneteenth holiday into law Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of African Americans who had been enslaved. Historically the day, now a...
    The first time I heard about Juneteenth, I was in college. Shameful, I know. Maybe it was the mostly white schools I attended, where lessons on Black history started with slave ships, skipped a few centuries and ended with the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Or maybe — and this seems most likely, based on an...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago artists played a vital role in the evolution of comics and cartooning, shaping the form into what it is today. A new exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art is highlighting that history."This is a survey of contemporary comics artist from 1960 to now," said cartoonist Chris Ware, "covering cartoonists who I think can best be...
    People put their fists in the air as Lift Every Voice and Sing is performed at the intersection of H St NW and 16th Street NW near the White House, an area renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza, while celebrating the Juneteenth holiday June 19, 2020. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images While Juneteenth finally gets federal recognition, state and local governments...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott A Republican campaign against an imaginary enemy continues to gain steam. In the past week, both Texas and Florida have banned the teaching of critical race theory in their schools, while Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has spoken out against it at length. Critical race theory is a graduate-level academic theory not taught to children. What these...