Sunday Notes: Oprah, NBA Playoffs, Coachella, and more
April 16, 2023, Edition
Oprah Winfrey to deliver commencement address at HBCU alma mater
Talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and media proprietor Oprah Winfrey is set to deliver the undergraduate commencement address at her alma mater, the historically Black Tennessee State University (TSU).
Celtics offense shines in Joe Mazzulla’s playoff debut, but they have work to do
Jared Weiss of The Athletic writes on the Celtics crushing the Hawks and nearly let them back in. They pulled off the win, but there's work to do to be ready for contention.
'That's Julius': Randle wows in return, Knicks win
Harden authors 'perfect game,' 76ers win Game 1
Ghana Becomes First Country to Approve Oxford's Malaria Vaccine
Sudan paramilitary says it has seized the presidential palace
New York City
A Tiny Number of Shoplifters Commit Thousands of New York City Thefts
Nearly a third of all shoplifting arrests in New York City last year involved just 327 people, the police said. Collectively, they were arrested and rearrested more than 6,000 times, Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell said. Some engage in shoplifting as a trade, while others are driven by addiction or mental illness; the police did not identify the 327 people in the analysis.
The victims are also concentrated: 18 department stores and seven chain pharmacy locations accounted for 20 percent of all complaints, the police said.