Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Engaged!

It’s official, groundbreaking, and the ring is a stunner! Britain’s Royal Palace announced Monday morning that Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle are engaged. The news came straight from the office of Harry’s father Prince Charles, according to People magazine. The statement also mentioned that the beautiful couple had become engaged earlier in the…

Thanksgiving: A Time for Family and Gratitude

Thanksgiving is one of our most meaningful holidays. The day is about gratitude and family. Many people travel home to spend time with family while others celebrate “Friendsgiving.” Thanksgiving is usually centered around food and for many, the day is also about football. In many African-American communities, Thanksgiving food goes beyond just the traditional turkey.…

Cool Runnings: Nigerian Bobsled Team Heads to the Winter Olympics

The 1993 Disney film Cool Runnings, starring the legendary Canadian comedic actor John Candy, told the curious story about the national bobsled team of Jamaica and the squad’s unlikely appearance in the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. Although the premise of Cool Runnings was based on the oddity of a bobsled—or bobsleigh—squad hailing from a Caribbean…