Sport offers opportunities to bring people together, but initiatives to change the name of the team, a tradition still often resists: Chris Knoester

Sport offers opportunities to bring people together, but initiatives to change the name of the team, a tradition still often resists: Chris Knoester

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The change from Cleveland “Indians” to “Guardians” – following the phasing out of Chief Wahoo – reflects some changes in sports practices in response to anti-racist initiatives. The name changes and modifications to seemingly racist symbols and rituals were reactions to years of activist efforts, the creation of pressures, and a pronounced … Read more

The playoffs for Varsity lacrosse start in Watertown

The playoffs for Varsity lacrosse start in Watertown

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – The playoffs for the lacrosse Section 3 Boys began Saturday with 5 Frontier League teams. Only one of those games was held locally as the Watertown Cyclones hosted Central Square in the Class B quarterfinals. The Cyclones would jump to a 6-1 lead after 1 quarter and continue to merge … Read more

Colonial history of colorism explored in the BBC documentary ‘Beauty and the Bleach’

Colonial history of colorism explored in the BBC documentary ‘Beauty and the Bleach’

In a recent BBC documentary entitled Beauty and bleachleader Tan France (from Strange eye glory) deals with the issue of colorism. Also known as pigmentocracy, colorism is defined as discrimination that favors light-skinned people in color over their darker peers. France was born in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, to parents of Pakistani immigrants. He says he … Read more

Why investors should look at Airbnb as a technology company

Why investors should look at Airbnb as a technology company

Have Airbnb (ABNB -1.42%) to become more than just a digital travel company? In this video from “The Virtual Opportunities Show” at Motley Fool live, taken May 3Fool.com contributors Rachel Warren and Travis Hoium share their thoughts on why Airbnb should be considered a technology platform and one that is very enticing to invest. Rachel … Read more

The music of black composers is in the spotlight again

The music of black composers is in the spotlight again

Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts: MUSIC: Rediscovered music Violinist Andrew Irvin and pianist May Tsao-Lim perform works by two black American composers whose music was recently rediscovered, Monday at 7 p.m., at St. Episcopal Church. Luke, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. The program called “Lost and Found: Rediscovered Jewels from … Read more

How companies close the gap

How companies close the gap

Older people, ultra-Orthodox, Arabs, Ethiopians, people with disabilities and people living on the periphery often experience discrimination in the workplace, although employees who reflect the composition of the population may actually be an advantage to the organization. In today’s polarized and divided Israeli society, it is more important than ever to have a diverse, inclusive, … Read more

elf Beauty, Inc. (NYSE: ELF) It is expected to announce quarterly sales of $ 90.82 million

Wall Street analysts expect elf Beauty, Inc. (NYSE: ELF – Get Rating) reported sales of $ 90.82 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Eight analysts estimated Elf Beauty’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate of $ 94.50 million and the lowest estimate of $ 86.90 million. elf Beauty reported sales of … Read more