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Yesterday, Emory University launched a new website designed to bridge the gap between past and present. Using information from the Courts of Mixed Commission African Origins has created an online database of stolen Africans forced into the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. The names, gender, and port of departure of 9,453 liberated Africans were uploaded onto the website in the hopes of being able to trace their ancestry back to their origin country. The premise behind the site…

The two nations have resumed trade talks after US president Donald Trump created pressure by announcing huge new round of potential tariff. As a response, Chinese firms stopped purchase of US farm produce as stated by Chinese commerce ministry as on August 6th. Furthermore, China is planning to impose additional tariff on US farm products. Trump said, “Beijing has not fulfilled the commitment to buy large volume of US farm products and vowed to impose…

National Dog Day is celebrated every year in the United States to recognise the importance of mankind’s oldest friend and encourage dog adoption across the country.This year too it is expected to garner National and International Recognition.Through this post we are going to provide a brief overview of the history of the day and how you can celebrate it with your four legged companion. Who Started National Dog Day ? It was started by Colleen…

Nancy Pelosi, the House Speaker in the house of Democrats has mentioned that she is ready to meet the US President Donald Trump whenever he wants, in a press meeting about the partially shut US government. This is the longest shutdown ever in the history of the US parliament. Pelosi continued to speak for hours last time the US President accepted her request that he had postponed his State of Union. She said she was…

A strong winter storm has been expected to bring down New Jersey region during the weekend. However, the exact pathway of this storm shall play a determining role to make sure that the residents of the region get slammed by heavy rain, heavy snow, freezing rain, sleet, or combination of each one of these elements mentioned the forecasters on Wednesday. Regardless of the form of precipitation to fall from sky on both Saturday and Sunday…

Most Americans today hold the current President Donald Trump accountable for partial shutdown of the government as confirmed by a series of surveys released recently. This includes a 4th wave poll by YouGov/Huffpost’s for the shutdown tracking. The percentage of Americans that regard this shutdown as an understandably serious issue now ranks at a whole new 50 percent high. This is up from the initial 29 percent found during a survey taken right before Christmas.…

Jayme Closs, a teen from Wisconsin who went missing about 3 months ago was found alive on Thursday evening. The office of the Barron County Sheriff reported that the teen went missing in the month of October from her home at Wisconsin. Deputies confirm that a suspect has been held in custody. The office mentioned on Facebook that the officials didn’t have much detail that could be released. The case as of now is very…

The rising star for Democratic Party, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently lashed out on the conservative media. This anger stemmed from the way media has been treating women in positions of interest. Recently, a popular media firm, Daily Caller went on to publish a doctored picture of the politician in question. The picture showed her nude inside a bath-tub. This rightwing website had published this image depicting a woman with bare feet inside the bath. The headlines…

A man was known to be arrested in Houston on Thursday night, a few hours after a wounded woman and the bodies of 3 children were found inside an apartment, authorities told. Police went ahead and responded to a welfare concern at a Texas City apartment at around 6:15 p.m. on Thursday and discovered 3 children ages 5, 2, as well as an infant dead. A woman had a gunshot wound on her head and…