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Chicago Man Says City Shut Down His Business, Dinner and a Movie, Because He’s Black

A Chicago restaurant owner is speaking out after the city yanked his license amid a battle over whether the place was an eatery or a nightclub. Fox Chicago reports Rashad Bailey opened Dinner and a Movie last year in Chicago’s Lincoln Park. The establishment served waffles, alcohol, movies and music catering to class reunions and birthday parties in a celebration of Black love and gatherings according to Bailey. However, the location has been littered with complaints from neighbors about the… Source link

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Cardinals join in on the black helmet trend

Black is the new black. In the NFL, at least. The NFL has signaled the green light for teams to play with alternate helmets in addition to their alternate uniforms this season. The rule change announced in 2021 reverses a years-long policy prohibiting multiple helmets under the heading of player safety. Now teams don’t have to mix and match their throwback threads with their contemporary lids. Several teams have announced new helmets this offseason, with some like the New England Patriots… Source link

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Sharks set to hire Mike Grier as NHL’s first ever Black GM

The San Jose Sharks and former NHL forward Mike Grier made league history on Tuesday afternoon. (Getty) The San Jose Sharks have named former NHL forward Mike Grier as the team’s next general manager. Grier becomes the first Black general manager in NHL history after San Jose made it official on Tuesday afternoon with a special video message from the man himself. Grier, 47, played over 1000 games across 14 seasons in the NHL, with stints in Edmonton, Washington, Buffalo, and San Jose, scoring… Source link

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Sean O’Malley fight ends after Pedro Munhoz says eye poke left him seeing black

Sean O’Malley and Pedro Munhoz both came up empty-handed at UFC 276. The bantamweight bout ended in a no contest after an inadvertent eye poke from O’Malley (15-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) rendered Munhoz (19-7 MMA, 9-7 UFC) unable to see out of his right eye. The stoppage came at the 3:09 mark of Round 2. The fight opened up the UFC 276 main card at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Prior to the stoppage, the fight played out as a technical striking match with both men patient. Munhoz landed his signature… Source link

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After $1 billion liquidations on crypto’s ‘Black Monday,’ selling wanes ahead of FOMC

Cryptocurrency sell-offs continued through Tuesday morning, with drawdowns waning after the sector’s “Black Monday” saw over $1 billion in crypto derivatives liquidated over a 24 hour period according to data from Coinglass. Overall, the total crypto market cap has lost more than two-thirds of its value since peaking in November, according to Coinmarketcap, falling from $3 trillion at its apex to $952 billion as of Tuesday 11 am New York time. After briefly dipping to $20,950 per unit… Source link

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The crypto market has now lost $2 trillion in value. Here are 5 shocking facts from crypto’s Black Monday

Investors had nowhere to hide on Monday as both the stock market and cryptocurrencies tumbled. The rout followed yet another report of high inflation on Friday that has investors concerned the Federal Reserve will continue its aggressive interest rate hikes, thereby increasing the odds of a U.S. recession. The cryptocurrency market saw its total market cap drop by roughly 12% on Monday to just $980 billion. The sector as a whole has now seen more than $2 trillion in losses since its November… Source link

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Georgetown Law professor who said Biden was picking a ‘lesser Black woman’ for Supreme Court resigns after 4 months

Ilya Shapiro.Screenshot/C-Span Ilya Shapiro tweeted that Biden would pick a “lesser Black woman” as Supreme Court justice in January. Georgetown Law reinstated his role on June 2 after an investigation and monthslong suspension. But he resigned on Monday, saying Georgetown Law “doesn’t value free speech.” A Georgetown University Law Center professor who tweeted that President Joe Biden would pick a “lesser Black woman” for the Supreme Court resigned on Monday after four months in his job. Ilya… Source link

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Black Swan Investor Is Watching for ‘Greatest Credit Bubble’ to Pop

(Bloomberg) — Mark Spitznagel is paid to be prepared for when the market’s weakest links are exposed in a big way. Most Read from Bloomberg Right now, the Universa Investments founder, whose fund aims to protect clients during black swan events, says the financial system is most vulnerable to “the greatest credit bubble of human history.” “If this credit bubble ever pops, it’s going to be the most catastrophic market failure that anyone has ever read about — but let’s hope that… Source link

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Google reports increased Black and Latinx representation in the US

Google has released its annual diversity report, and the company says it made some positive progress over the past year. The company saw its “largest increases in representation of Black and Latinx Googlers in the US ever” at 20 percent and 8 percent respectively year over year, according to chief diversity officer Melonie Parker. Google also reported improved leadership representation of Black, Latinx and Native American employees by 27 percent, Parker says. But some data shows there… Source link

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Karine Jean-Pierre to replace Jen Psaki, becoming first Black woman and openly gay White House press secretary

WASHINGTON — Karine Jean-Pierre will make history by becoming the first Black woman, and first openly LGBTQ person, to hold the job of White House press secretary, President Biden announced on Thursday afternoon. “Jill and I have known and respected Karine a long time and she will be a strong voice speaking for me and this Administration,” the president said in a statement. Jean-Pierre will replace Jen Psaki, who was originally expected to serve for only the first year of Biden’s term…. Source link

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