Justus, Joshua and James: 3 Black Chess Players Achieve Master Ranking at Age 12

There are some 77,000 members of the United States Chess Federation and fewer than 2 percent of them are excellent enough players to be called “masters.” Of those masters, just 13 of them are under the age of 14. Of those 13, three are African American boys from the New York City area — Justus […]

‘Preezy of the United Steezy’ Barack Obama Slow Jams the News with Jimmy Fallon & The Roots

[embedplusvideo height=”275″ width=”440″ standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/vAFQIciWsF4?fs=1″ vars=”ytid=vAFQIciWsF4&width=440&height=275&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep6423″ /] Whether or not you agree with his premise that college loan interest rates should not double, and whatever side of the aisle you view this president from, you gotta admit he is just the epitome of cool. I wonder who they’ll get to play him in the biopic […]

Study Finds Kids with Low I.Q. More Likely to Become Racist, Politically Conservative Adults

Researchers at Brock University in Ontario, Canada, have published a study in Psychological Science that shows people who score low on I.Q. tests in childhood are more likely to develop prejudiced beliefs and conservative political views in adulthood. I.Q., or intelligence quotient, is a score used to describe an individual’s level of intelligence as determined […]

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