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Friday Notes for January 19th, 2024

Friday Notes for January 19th, 2024
From left to right: Kiana Miles and Cha McCoy with host Stephen Satterfield during an episode of High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America. Netflix

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Culture

Spelman College Receives Historic $100 Million Gift: Empowering Black Women and Education

Spelman College Receives Historic $100 Million Gift: Empowering Black Women and Education
Highlights 1. Historic Donation: Spelman College receives a $100 million gift, believed the largest donation to an HBCU. 2. Endowed Scholarships: A significant portion of the donation is dedicated to scholarships, enhancing access to education. 3. Focus on Public Policy: The gift will also fund…

‘High on the Hog’ host Stephen Satterfield dives into Black food’s revolutionary history

‘High on the Hog’ host Stephen Satterfield dives into Black food’s revolutionary history
On Season Two of Netflix’s High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America, host Stephen Satterfield once again dives into the history of Blac…

Wales Bonner Fall/Winter 2024: Dream Study - A fusion of cultures and collaboration with adidas

Wales Bonner Fall/Winter 2024: Dream Study - A Fusion of Cultures and Collaboration with adidas
Highlights * Cultural Richness: The collection is an imaginative encounter with the Howard University experience, celebrating its history with echoes of 1990s yearbooks and campus life, including hip-hop performances and international gatherings. * Innovative Tailoring: In partnership with Savill…

Sports

New England Patriots coach Jerod Mayo: the rare Black coach who rose through the ranks

New England Patriots coach Jerod Mayo: the rare Black coach who rose through the ranks
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Less than 30 minutes into their introductory news conference, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his newly appointed coach Jerod Ma…

11 Rules for Hiring an NFL Head Coach

11 Rules for Hiring an NFL Head Coach
Hiring a new coach is hard. But it doesn’t have to be—just follow these very simple rules.

Tyrese Maxey Will Drop 40 on You With Glee

Tyrese Maxey Will Drop 40 on You With Glee
The Sixers guard takes us inside his leap from scoring spark plug to bona fide superstar.

NBA All-Star Leaders LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo Hold Edge as Voting Enters Final Days

NBA All-Star Leaders LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo Hold Edge as Voting Enters Final Days
Highlights * Top Players Leading the Votes: In the Eastern Conference, the Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo leads with an impressive 4,309,630 votes, while in the Western Conference, LeBron James tops the list with 3,938,571 votes. * Significant Dates: Voting opened on December 19th and will clo…

Business x Finance x Technology

Billionaires Wanted to Save the News Industry. They’re Losing a Fortune.

Billionaires Wanted to Save the News Industry. They’re Losing a Fortune.
Time magazine, The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times — owned by Marc Benioff, Jeff Bezos and Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong — are still losing money.

Welcome Back to the Unicorn Club, 10 Years Later

Cowboy Ventures | Welcome Back to the Unicorn Club, 10 Years Later
It’s been a decade since writing “Welcome to the Unicorn Club,” so it seems a good time to reflect on the wild ride we’ve been on the past ten years.


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Hartcopy x adidas BW Army spotlights the archival silhouette in a clean white leather construction and red stitching. Head to Nice Kicks for more.

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