Who was Julian Carr, and why do people want his name removed from a Duke building?
By Claudia Rupcich, WRAL reporter Durham, N.C. — A group of people is expected to gather Wednesday on Duke’s campus to call for a name change for the university’s Carr building. The building is named for Julian Carr, who fought for the confederacy and gave a fiery speech in 1913 at the Silent Sam statue …
Retired professor wants his 'freedom song' to inspire others
"Alexa, play that song again." Trumpets blare from the device's speakers. Eugene Williams closes his eyes and lets the smooth, funky voice of 1960s soul singer Kim Weston fill his living room "Lift every voice and sing/ Till earth and heaven ring/ Ring with the harmonies of Liberty . . ." The lyrics transport the 77-year-old from his home in Clinton, Maryland, back to his 1950s childhood in Orange, Virginia., where he grew up poor with eight siblings. Williams attended a segregated school…
How Juworkingonprojects is Living Up to His Name in Chicago
Jul 24, 2018 “Don’t come back until you get everything you want.” Those words were delivered to Julian Gaines – better known as Juworkingonprojects – by his friend, Bryan Jackson (B Jack) a little over two years ago when Gaines decided to book a one-way ticket to Portland that would change his life On the heels of the launch of his “Game Worn” collection that will only be available at Notre and close to the completion of a weeklong summer camp he helped…
Why this Muslim officer from Madhya Pradesh wants to change his name
"Since no institution is capable to save us, it is better to switch the name," he said in tweet.
Mayor seeks ideas from public to honor MLK Jr. after voters remove his name from historic street
Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Quinton Lucas announced Tuesday that the city’s parks board will accept public comment for ideas to honor Martin Luther King Jr., after voters last week
OPINION: Bob Leib should remove his name from school board appointment
Facebook will be the death of us all. Well, maybe not all of us; but, certainly anyone that has a desire to dip their toe into the political swimming pool. Up next in the pool-- Anne Arundel County Board of Education appointee Bob Leib! When will they learn? John Grasso posted several anti-Muslim memes and shared some anti-Muslim articles and only offered a half-hearted apology when caught. He lost. Former Anne Arundel County Fire Chief Roger Simmonds was just axed from County Executive…
Tim McGraw Wants His Daughter to Make an Album
Every pope, one chart: See how Francis bucked tradition with his name
John Paul I, who became pope in August of 1978, had very little time to leave his mark. But this William Henry Harrison of the papacy, who died of an apparent heart attack 33 days into his tenure, did break one longtime tradition in the first minutes on the job: In choosing the name “John [...]
Spike Lee Wants to Know Why Prince Harry Was Using His Name as a Facebook Alias
He also shares what he discussed with Kate Middleton at the BAFTAs.
Why This Inside Trader Wants His Conviction Overturned
Michael Kimelman served prison time for his trades. Then a court redefined the law.
Pak army chief on Indian democracy: Here’s what Bajwa wants his officers to read
When he addressed his officers after taking over as Pakistan’s army chief last year, Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa asked them to read a book on Indian democracy.
Retired Marine wants other vets to learn from his story
WATERLOO — Getting a Veterans Administration health care claim filed is difficult. It’s even more difficult to do 20 years after retirement.
How Berhalter wants his U.S. team to play
Gregg Berhalter's first time with the U.S. national team is very much taking players back to basics and building them up with balance in mind.
An AI Pioneer Wants His Algorithms to Understand the 'Why'
Deep learning is good at finding patterns in reams of data, but can't explain how they're connected. Turing Award winner Yoshua Bengio wants to change that.
Why Steve McQueen Wants His Actors to Be ‘Difficult’
“Anyone who’s deemed ‘difficult,’ maybe they’re just grappling with so many interesting things. My goodness, do you just want everyone to be easy? It’s boring!”
An AI Pioneer Wants His Algorithms To Understand the 'Why'
Deep learning is good at finding patterns in reams of data, but can't explain how they're connected. Turing Award winner Yoshua Bengio wants to change that. From a report: In March, Yoshua Bengio received a share of the Turing Award, the highest accolade in computer science, for contributions to the...
This father wants his daughter to co-sign on a $300,000 mortgage — what should she do?
Her mother is concerned her daughter’s father is taking advantage of their child.
Worshipping What’s His Name
“Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 Technology can be a bane or a blessing. Sometimes both. It’s certainly a blessing when it works properly. Think of all the wonderful things we have at our fingertips today. Smart phones, tablets, GPS, car seats that warm themselves. The list goes on and on As long as it works. Of course technology can be a bane when it doesn’t.…
Gareth Southgate wants his England side to discover winning mentality
MATT LAWTON: Whatever happens against Germany this evening, Southgate can at least take comfort in the fact that it is unlikely to end as badly as his previous encounters with the world champions.
Bridgewater's Ray Dalio explains what he wants his legacy to be
Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, shares his philosophy on the three stages of a person's career and reflects on his own path.