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Chicago transit deletes Black History Month tweet about Abraham Lincoln after social media outrage

Chicago transit deletes Black History Month tweet about Abraham Lincoln after social media outrage

The official social media account for the Chicago Transit Authority was forced to apologize for a tweet attempting to celebrate Black History Month after being hit with public outrage. "Apologies,

Black and white elegance in Madrid

Elegant and welcoming with a strict neutral palette. Design classics mixed with cultural references. Modern yet classic. Pinch me because I think I’m dreaming. Where are we? El Duque in Madrid’s Conde
Black History Month: The Afro-Indigenous—Native Americans with African ancestry

Black History Month: The Afro-Indigenous—Native Americans with African ancestry

It is fitting to open Black History Month by exploring the long history of relationships between and among the indigenous people of this land with African Americans. Many tribal nations, especially on

Mid century house

Interior designer Chelsea Hing brings a Palms Springs meets modern vibe to this classic mid century house. Modern luxury meets iconic cool in a home just right for family living. Photography by Eve
A Duo Of Deliciously Dark Luxury Interiors

A Duo Of Deliciously Dark Luxury Interiors

Dark luxury interiors speak of sophistication and sweet decadence, like a really indulgent chocolate bar. These two particular deep toned designs are home to strictly high end furniture, expansive

Art deco meets arts and crafts

More liveable glamour by the talented Lisa Gilmore, but this time it is art deco mixed with arts and crafts. William Morris wallpaper pairs with Frank Lloyd Wright fabric in the study. Some leopard
Miami Police Department suspends Hispanic police captain who said he identifies as a black male

Miami Police Department suspends Hispanic police captain who said he identifies as a black male

The Miami Police Department has suspended Capt. Javier Ortiz, according to a new report in the Miami Herald. What's a brief history? On Jan. 17, Ortiz declared that he is black, and not Hispanic,
Erika Alexander on David Schwimmer Proposing 'All-Black' Reboot of 'Friends': 'Heard of #LivingSingle?'

Erika Alexander on David Schwimmer Proposing 'All-Black' Reboot of 'Friends': 'Heard of #LivingSingle?'

People quickly reminded Schwimmer that 'Living Single' came out in 1993, while 'Friends' came out in 1994.
'Home Now': Somali refugees forge new lives and transform a dying Maine town

'Home Now': Somali refugees forge new lives and transform a dying Maine town

When I moved from Chicago to San Francisco in 1973, I was struck by how many of my new friends were also migrants from other states. A native-born Californian was a rarity in those days. Many years

Working on a Saturday

It’s like I say week in week out. If you have to drag yourself into work on a weekend then it better be somewhere stylish. Ya Vsesvit, an architectural studio, showroom and 80 seat lecture room for

Black house on the ridge

“Inspiration for the design of this three-bedroom, three-bathroom house came from its rural environment and the result is a modern interpretation of traditional barn architecture. It strikes a balance
Luxurious Home Featuring Floating Furniture Designs

Luxurious Home Featuring Floating Furniture Designs

Black and wood tone come together in delicious contrast in this large and luxurious apartment, located in Athens. Designed and visualised by buro511, this interior design is a completely cohesive
22 of Our Favorite Black Leggings, Because Yes, They're All Different

22 of Our Favorite Black Leggings, Because Yes, They're All Different

No workout wardrobe is complete without a great pair of leggings. No matter what activity you love doing, be it a run outside or a sweaty hot yoga session, you belong in cute leggings. We don't ask

Reader’s home – Patricia’s beach-front home in Florida

Over the holidays Patricia emailed us about sharing her new home, named Hallelujah, with our readers and I was all for it because beachy vibes is totally what I need right about now. Some details from
This Artist Paints Portraits Of Strong African-American Women

This Artist Paints Portraits Of Strong African-American Women

Tim Okamura is a 51-year-old artist who draws portraits of African-American women representing them in a strong pose. Being half...

Christmas in a Swedish apartment

With 10 days to go to Christmas I thought I would try to add a bit more festive vibes to the blog (since neither Jo nor I partake in any Christmas decorating) with this beautiful 49 sq m apartment in
A Black Cop Is Suing His Department After His White Colleagues Allegedly Pointed a Loaded Gun at Him

A Black Cop Is Suing His Department After His White Colleagues Allegedly Pointed a Loaded Gun at Him

They also used racial slurs and denied him promotions, according to the suit.

Chasing the dream – industrial urban luxury

Urban luxury hidden down a gritty city lane. Venture beyond the gates and this edgy, masculine interior is all about high end spec and industrial meets art gallery meets downtown glamour riffs. Dark
Offset Reminds Followers That 'Hip Hop Is Black Culture'

Offset Reminds Followers That 'Hip Hop Is Black Culture'

Offset wants those who consume and follow hip-hop to remember the people that started it.