This week in black women: A badass Barbie, Jesmyn Ward, and the video game of your dreams.

This week in black women: A badass Barbie, Jesmyn Ward, and the video game of your dreams.
Creeps faced a reckoning. Thanksgiving is almost here. And black women had another week of turning everything they touch into gold. This is the fourth edition of "This week in black women," a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin. I've got cheers and shoutouts for a much-needed video game, the mother of black Hollywood, an Olympic fencer turned toy, a Republican (yes, really!), a two-time award-winning author, and so much more. Let's

Marketing’s 25 most influential share their best growth hacking strategies

Marketing’s 25 most influential share their best growth hacking strategies
Image: Getty Images/iStockphotoGrowth hacking: Strategies and techniques from marketing’s 25 most influential leaders Born in 2010, the term “growth hacker” was first defined by Sean Ellis as “a person whose true north is growth” … someone with a “burning desire to connect your target market with your must-have solution.”  Two years later, Ryan Holiday unpacked what was then a revolution: “Once companies break out of the shackles of antiquated notions of what is or isn't marketing, the whole field

How to Grow your business faster withsmarter marketing Automation

How to Grow your business faster withsmarter marketing Automation
Building a business online is complicated & expensive. You need all sorts of tools like autoresponders, page builders, email copywriting software, segmentation softwares, analytic software, traffic optimizing softwares and more.. This can get expensive and VERY confusing really fast. Well what if you could have all of these tools and MORE under ONE dashboard, save hundreds per month AND launch entire profit funnels in minutes? Go here to find out how you can <== Meet Smarketly. How to Grow

How YouTube is being hacked to abuse children

How YouTube is being hacked to abuse children
As someone who grew up on the internet, I credit it as one of the most important influences on who I am today. I had a computer with internet access in my bedroom from the age of 13. It gave me access to a lot of things which were totally inappropriate for a young teenager, but it was OK. The culture, politics, and interpersonal relationships which I consider to be central to my identity were shaped by the internet,

Americans Are Renouncing Citizenship at a Record Pace

Americans Are Renouncing Citizenship at a Record Pace
In the third quarter of this year, 1,376 Americans renounced their U.S. citizenship, putting the annual tally on track to top 2016’s record, data from the Treasury Department show. If this year’s fourth quarter mirrors that of 2016, when 2,365 people chose to expatriate, 2017’s annual tally would be 6,813. That’s a 26 percent rise from 2016’s total of 5,411—which was itself a 26 percent jump from 2015.The pace of Americans Famous names who have expatriated in the past include the writer

Bitcoin Surges After World’s Biggest Exchange Announces Plans for Futures

Bitcoin Surges After World’s Biggest Exchange Announces Plans for Futures
The allure of bitcoin was too much for CME Group Inc.The world’s largest exchange owner reversed course today and said it plans to introduce bitcoin futures by the end of the year, only a month after dismissing such a plan. The largest cryptocurrency, which has surged more than sixfold this year, climbed to a record high after the announcement.CME’s neighbor across the street in Chicago seems to have had a lot to do with the decision. Cboe Global Markets

Jared Kushner’s team turned over documents to special counsel in Russia investigation

Jared Kushner’s team turned over documents to special counsel in Russia investigation
(CNN)Jared Kushner has turned over documents in recent weeks to special counsel Robert Mueller as investigators have begun asking in witness interviews about Kushner's role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, CNN has learned.Kushner voluntarily turned over documents he had from the campaign and the transition, and these related to any contacts with Russia, according to a source familiar with the matter. The documents are similar to the ones Kushner gave to congressional investigators.Two separate sources told

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms
Toa Heftiba 1. Stop consuming caffeine Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, why — not from external stimulants.The scientific backing is substantial and unsurprising: Tony has a morning routine that includes several breathing exercises and visualization techniques that get him to a state of clarity and focus. For me, I use prayer and pondering (my version of meditation) as the same vehicle. Whatever your approach, the goal should be clarity and focus. What do you want to be about

Extremely Simple Quick and Easy Recipes for Supper Dinner

Extremely Simple Quick and Easy Recipes for Supper Dinner
Extremely Simple Quick and Easy Recipes for Supper Dinner Cooking is a very big issue for every mom that’s why the Food Recipes comes with and exciting videos of simple easy dinners this is the first video of our quick easy recipes for dinner and we will publish some more recipes for supper mom which will help the great mom to be greater. In this serious we will show you Extremely Simple Quick and Easy Recipes for Supper Dinner

Kathy Griffin Calls Out Andy Cohen, Harvey Levin And Other Media Moguls In Tell-All Video! Watch!!

Kathy Griffin Calls Out Andy Cohen, Harvey Levin And Other Media Moguls In Tell-All Video! Watch!!
WHOA!!! The Life On The D List alum sat in front of the camera for more than 17 minutes to tell the story of how TMZ's Levin, Bravo's Cohen and others are connected and tied in directly to the Donald Trump administration in the White House. She also publicly shamed CNN's Jeff Zucker over her lost New Year's Eve show gig alongside Anderson Cooper, and a few other major issues that have gone on in her career, as well.

Kathy Griffin Blasts ‘Spineless Heiress’ Anderson Cooper & ‘Fame-Whoring’ Lawyer Lisa Bloom In New Interview

Kathy Griffin Blasts ‘Spineless Heiress’ Anderson Cooper & ‘Fame-Whoring’ Lawyer Lisa Bloom In New Interview
But the 56-year-old starlet was really more focused on her feud with her "fame-whoring" lawyer during her recent interview! Discussing the disastrous June 2 press conference, Griffin recalled a horrible conference call afterwards with Lisa, Lisa's husband and law firm manager Braden Pollock, her entertainment lawyer Bill Sobel, and her First Amendment lawyer Alan Isaacman: "I'm not acting like some innocent—I've been around. But I've never been through anything like this. I'm still living it. Everybody was shouting." Griffin

Actor Terry Crews Has Spoken Out About Being Sexually Assaulted By A Hollywood Executive

Actor Terry Crews Has Spoken Out About Being Sexually Assaulted By A Hollywood Executive
The Harvey Weinstein scandal has firmly shaken Hollywood and it is only just beginning. In the last couple of days, A-list actresses Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow have joined more than 20 other women by admitting that they were propositioned by the film studio executive early in their careers. Weinstein is the co-founder of film studio Miramax, and was behind a plethora of critically acclaimed movies such as Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained, The Artist, The Lord of the Rings and Good Will

Stranger Things Star Fires Agent In The Wake Of Sexual Assault Allegations

Stranger Things Star Fires Agent In The Wake Of Sexual Assault Allegations
Following the shock revelations about long-time Hollywood director Harvey Winestien’s sexual misconduct, people began to share their stories about being sexually harassed on social media using the hashtag #MeToo to highlight the fact that it’s an epidemic. The movement was the brainchild of actor Alyssa Milano who wrote on Twitter, “If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘Me too’ as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.” Whilst it was predominantly

9 Autumn-Inspired Friend Dates To Do Before It’s Too Cold To Go Outside

9 Autumn-Inspired Friend Dates To Do Before It’s Too Cold To Go Outside
Fall is truly one of the most beautiful times of the year. If you look outside your window, you can see everything is in a breathtaking Instagram-like filter made up of oranges, reds, and yellows. We know we must take advantage of the beauty outside while it lasts, because winter is coming, and pretty soon, it'll be too cold to go outside. In fact, there are so many things to do with friends this fall that your squad needs to jump

Ryanair cancels another 18,000 flights

Ryanair cancels another 18,000 flights
Ryanair said suspending more flights meant it could "roster all of the extra pilot leave necessary" in October, November and December.Ryanair: the 34 routes being suspendedPassengers affected by the move will be offered alternative flights or full refunds and had been emailed about advising them of flight changes occurring until the end of October.They will also be offered vouchers of 40 euros (£35) one way or 80 euros return towards on alternative flights on top of any refund.The airline

33 Juicy Details About Playboy, The Girls Next Door And Life Inside The Mansion From Holly Madisons New Tell-All

33 Juicy Details About Playboy, The Girls Next Door And Life Inside The Mansion From Holly Madisons New Tell-All
s_bukley / Shutterstock.com — Everyone at the mansion adhered to a rigid weekly schedule because Hef, like all old people, is obsessed with routine. The schedule was: Fun-In-The-Sun Sundays — A pool party and screening a new release in the Mansion movie theater Manly-Night Mondays — Hef’s friends came over for dinner and cards Family-Night Tuesdays — Hef’s ex-wife and sons came over Club-Night Wednesdays — Clubbing and the coming home for Hef’s bizarre sex ritual Off-Night Thursdays —