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What the mothers of 3 Civil Rights leaders have to teach Black moms today

Anna Malaika Tubbs learned she was pregnant with her first child in November 2019 while researching her first book. Already, her relationship with the stories she was uncovering about Alberta King, Louise Little and Emma Berdis Baldwin had been intensifying, the more she learned about their revolutionary role in the fight for Black equality, respect…MORE

The 4th-largest statue in the United States is a shrine to every mother’s love

She stands with open arms atop a mountain ridge on the continental divide overlooking Butte, Montana. “Our Lady of the Rockies,” the fourth tallest statue in the United States, began as one man’s desperate prayer. It’s now a shrine to mothers everywhere. For the love of a mother In 1979, Bob O’Bill’s beloved spouse Joyce…MORE

An extremely rare calico lobster was rescued from a Red Lobster in Virginia

A rare lobster almost ended up as someone’s dinner at a Red Lobster restaurant in Virginia before employees recognized its uniqueness and rescued it. The male calico lobster, named Freckles by the Red Lobster team in Manassas, arrived at the restaurant on April 25 as part of its Maine lobster delivery. When team members recognized…MORE

Students celebrate surprise Taylor Swift question on AP exam

Texas high school student Alyssa Brown was not expecting to see a question about Taylor Swift on her Advanced Placement US government and politics exam. “I opened the free response questions, and the first question was about Taylor Swift, and I was just laughing,” the 18-year-old told CNN. “I thought it was pretty cool.” Brown,…MORE

Dogecoin tumbles after Elon Musk jokes about it on ‘SNL’

Investors bet right: Elon Musk mentioned dogecoin on “Saturday Night Live” during his opening monologue. Well, actually, his mom did. Maye Musk appeared at the end of her Tesla CEO son’s SNL monologue to ask what he got her for Mother’s Day. “I’m excited for my Mother’s Day gift,” Maye Musk said. “I just hope…MORE

Two women and a 4-year-old girl wounded in Times Square shooting, NYPD says

Two women and a 4-year-old girl, believed to be innocent bystanders, were wounded in a shooting at New York’s Times Square on Saturday, according to New York police. Shots rang out at about 4:55 p.m. near 45th Street and 7th Avenue, and police officers already in the area responded, New York Police Department Commissioner Dermot…MORE