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RECIPE: Lemon Cream Puffs
Friday, August 7, 2020
You don't have to be a pastry chef to make these delicious little beauties. With a hint of lemon, these light and fluffy puffs will be a hit at your next gathering. Lemon Cream Puffs ½ cup water ¼ cup butter, cubed ½ cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs LEMON FILLING: 1 egg, beaten 1/3 cup sugar 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons
Winfrey picks Isabel Wilkerson’s ‘Caste’ for her book club
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
NEW YORK — If not for the coronavirus, Oprah Winfrey says, she would be out in the streets and marching with the Black Lives Matter protesters. She has instead found other ways to add her voice. She is working with Lionsgate on a multimedia adaptation of The New York Times’ “1619 Project” on the legacy of slavery. She interviewed
‘Whitening’ creams undergo a makeover but colorism persists
Thursday, July 30, 2020
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The world’s biggest cosmetics companies have been selling a fairy tale that often goes something like this: If your husband’s lost interest in you, if your colleagues dismiss you at work, if your talents are ignored, whiten your skin to turn your love life around, boost your career and command center stage.
Report explores black students’ attitudes toward activism
Thursday, July 23, 2020
As a former K-12 teacher and now a professor, Patrice W. Glenn Jones had a question: What motivates and deters Black students when they want to participate in activism? And how can educators empower their voices? An assistant professor of English at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide, Jones authored a new report called “Activism Deferred
View a drive-in movie, on Michael B. Jordan
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
NEW YORK — For Michael B. Jordan, timing is everything. So when the SAG award winner marched in a Los Angeles Black Lives Matter protest last month demanding that Hollywood drastically increase its diversity in the executive ranks, it was a moment he felt prepared for. Jordan, whose breakout “Fruitvale Station” role followed the events of

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