Google Doodle salutes pioneering sculptor Edmonia Lewis to kick off Black History Month

To kick off its celebration of Black History Month, Google turns to a 19th century artist who burned so bright that her twin gifts of blazing talent and steely determination could not be denied even in the face of her era’s discrimination.

Time and again, sculptor Edmonia Lewis — nicknamed “Wildfir …
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Petr Cech says Watford defeat ‘huge setback’ for Arsenal

Petr Cech and Arsenal conceded twice in the first 13 minutes against Watford

Petr Cech says defeat to Watford represents “a huge setback” to Arsenal’s chances of winning this season’s Premier League.

Chelsea’s draw at Liverpool meant victory at the Emirates would have put Arsenal within six points …
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‘The Fosters’ Winter Premiere Recap: Why is Jesus Having Seizures?

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While the others are waiting for word on Jesus, a police officer shows up to question him. He claims that Nick and Mariana both said Jesus started the altercation that landed Jesus i …
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H1B Visa: What It Is, the Proposed Visa Reforms, and More Things You Need to Know

With a hard stance on immigration, the High-Skilled Integrity and Fairness Act of 2017 that will overhaul the popular H1B and L1 visas has been tabled in the US Congress. This reform bill, if passed, would mean significant changes in the way the H1B visas are granted to companies and allocated to em …
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Even Charles Barkley has to admit that LeBron James ‘did his homework’ with his evisceration

Charles Barkley had to admit that LeBron James dunked on him, verbally at least. (John Locher/AP)

The delicious little Charles Barkley-LeBron James smackfest that got way personal this week left King James the clear, well, king. But Sir Charles isn’t taking the loss personally.

Barkley accused J …
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Betsy DeVos nomination for Education secretary clears Senate committee vote

CLOSE Skip in Skip x Embed x Share After a very heated debate, a Senate panel voted to approve President Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos. Video provided by Newsy Newslook

Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 17, …
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Trump picks young Colorado conservative Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump selected 10th Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch on Tuesday evening as his nominee to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant for nearly a full year by Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last February.

Trump, who promised along the campaign trail to select a judge “in the mold of Scali …
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Edmonia Lewis: Google Doodle salutes pioneering sculptor to kick off Black History Month

Google’s salute to Edmonia Lewis, by Sophie Diao. (courtesy of GOOGLE 2017)

TO KICK OFF its celebration of Black History Month, Google turns today to a 19th century artist who burned so bright that her twin gifts of blazing talent and steely determination could not be denied even in the face of h …
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