Sage Steele suspended for podcast comments on Obama, vaccine; former ESPN colleague Jemele Hill calls her out
Sage Steele has now been suspended from ESPN for her comments on a podcast, which included her thoughts about former […] The post Sage Steele suspended for podcast comments on Obama, vaccine; former ESPN colleague Jemele Hill calls her out appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
Great-grandmother keeps Indian martial art alive
Deftly parrying her son with a bamboo cane, Meenakshi Amma belies her 78 years with her prowess at kalari, thought to be India’s oldest martial art. The great-grandmother in Kerala, southern India, has been a driving force in the revival of kalaripayattu, as the ancient practice is also known, and in encouraging girls to take it up.news.yahoo.com
In French prison, inmates and guards team up to break rowing record
At the Rennes women's prison in western France, a team of inmates and guards are working hard to beat the French indoor rowing record for the most kilometres covered in 24 hours, a challenge that offers a moment of escape, cohesion and self-improvement.news.yahoo.com
Martha Stewart's Apple Dumplings | Martha Bakes Recipes
Martha Stewart shares the recipe for the most tender Apple Dumplings, a traditional Pennsylvania Dutch dessert. If you're torn between making spice-filled baked apples or your favorite apple pie, this recipe combines the best of both worlds!news.yahoo.com
Scientists race to save Florida coral reef from mysterious disease
The Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease has plagued Florida’s coral reef, killing nearly half of the state’s corals and majorly affecting the Florida Keys. In Orlando, the Florida Coral Rescue Center is racing to save these vital marine animals.news.yahoo.com
NCAA weight room discrepancy shows 'they don't think these women are worth it,' says Jemele Hill
The NCAA has a chronic problem with undervaluing women, writer and host Jemele Hill said Friday — and the latest controversy over weight room discrepancies puts a spotlight on that inequality. A Stanford University sports performance coach posted photos to Twitter Thursday revealing inequities between the women's and men's weight rooms. The photos, posted by Ali Kershner, a coach with the Stanford women's basketball and golf teams, showed the women's weight room facility at the NCAA bubble in San Antonio — a rack of dumbbells and some yoga mats. The men's weight room facility, at their NCAA bubble in Indianapolis. The NCAA's Vice President of Women's Basketball Lynn Holzman said later Friday the organization is reviewing how to adjust square footage and provide more training opporunities.cnbc.com
ABC News to air newsmagazine on the Black experience
This combination photo shows, from left, Carmelo Anthony, Nick Cannon, David Alan Grier, John Ridley and Danny Glover who will be featured on "Soul of a Nation," an ABC newsmagazine focused on Black life in America. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – ABC News says that next month it will begin airing “Soul of a Nation,” which the network believes is the first prime-time broadcast newsmagazine focused on Black life in America. The network has committed to six episodes that will air on consecutive Tuesday nights. It illustrates the opportunity to both speak to a Black audience and educate others about what is going on in the community. ___This story has been corrected to show that the name of the series creator is Marie Nelson, not Marie Roberts.
YouTube announces lineup for discussions on racial justice
LOS ANGELES – Mark Cuban, Anthony Anderson and Skylar Diggins-Smith will take part in a series of panel discussions on YouTube that are focused on racial justice. Common and Keke Palmer return as hosts of the forum, which will include sports figures, entertainers and activists. Diggins-Smith will appear on panel with reporter Jemele Hill and activist Harry Edwards about athletes’ impact on today’s political movement. “It is so important that we keep a dialogue about racial justice going beyond any particular moment,” Palmer said. “I want to encourage my peers to continue to have thoughtful and powerful conversations that will lead us to change.