Business Entertainment Uncategorized

Kanye West: Builds a new ‘city of the future’ on an island in Haiti

Following a trip to Haiti in September alongside Iranian-American venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar, rapper and fashion designer Kanye West revealed the president of the Caribbean island has given them a portion of Tortuga/Turtle Island to develop into a “city of the future.” Touching on the subject during an interview on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast Read More…

Business Education Politics

Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala opposed by United States for WTO top job

The United States says it is not backing former Nigeria finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to be the next Director-General of the World Trade Organization. America’s opposition to her candidature comes after the three WTO ambassadors charged with the task of finding the next WTO chief settled on the Nigerian, Reuters has reported. The choice of Read More…

Entertainment Fashion Uncategorized

Rihanna, the world’s richest female musician, built a $600 million net worth

Robyn Rihanna Fenty, 32, was recently certified by Forbes as the richest female musician in the world. Her fortune adds up to $600 million, ahead of the likes of Madonna ($570 million), Céline Dion ($450 million) and Beyoncé ($400 million). This year, she debuted on Forbes’ list of richest self-made women in America. The list, Read More…

Education History

From slave to architect, meet the South Carolina man who built America’s biggest bridges in the 1800s

Horace King had all the odds against him as he was born into slavery on a South Carolina plantation. He, nevertheless, rose to become a prolific architect and the most respected bridge builder in west Georgia, Alabama, and northeast Mississippi from the 1830s until the 1880s. King built a number of massive bridges, industrial facilities, Read More…

History Politics Uncategorized

Georgia counties elect the first Black sheriffs in their history

Three counties in Atlanta are going to have the first Black sheriffs in their respective history after the three men, who are all Democrats, were elected to fill the seats during Tuesday’s election. According to Channel 2 Action News, Craig Owens, a police major, defeated long-time Cobb County Republican Sheriff Neil Warren whilst electorates in Read More…