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Black Woman Behind Wasabi-Ginger Potato Chips Takes Home Grand Prize

On Monday night, Frito-Lay announced that McBeth, a registered nurse, was the winner of its “Do Us a Flavor” contest to create a new potato chip flavor, reports NBC4 New York. Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheRootRssFeed/~3/QRuscyzYWnk/black_woman_behind_wasabi_ginger_potato_chips_takes_home_prize.html

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Longterm Unemployed Are Largely Ignored in a Recovering Economy

John Williams (@ShadowStats): Yes, the government removes long-term unemployed who have given up looking for work, also known as “discouraged workers,” from the headline unemployment number. The effect is that the headline unemployment rate drops, while broadest unemployment measure, including … Continue reading

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Laura, the Black Model Who Graced the Art of 19th-Century France

The avant-garde impressionist Edouard Manet exhibited his scandalous painting of the enigmatic, fictional prostitute Olympia at the very Salon in which The Childlike Kiss was displayed. As in Feyen’s painting, the contrast in skin color denotes the differing occupational and social … Continue reading

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Leak? It Probably Means That Darren Wilson Won’t Be Charged In Michael Brown’s Death

Unfortunately, by law, McCulloch isn’t required to recuse himself for a conflict of interest based on that relationship. But even if there is no plan or collusion to protect Wilson, the mere appearance of it will have haunting effects if … Continue reading

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Watch: Obama Warns Against ‘Hysteria’ and ‘Fear’ in Ebola Battle

“First, what we’re seeing now is not an ‘outbreak’ or an ‘epidemic’ of Ebola in America,” he continued. “We’re a nation of more than 300 million people. To date, we’ve seen three cases of Ebola diagnosed here-the man who contracted the … Continue reading

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