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The picture of Thomas Jefferson next to the black offspring holds a “mirror” for America

Shannon LaNier, a descendant of founding father Thomas Jefferson in the ninth generation, and his slave Sally Hemings wore the same outfit as his famous ancestor for a Smithsonian Magazine piece, “American Descendants”. But LaNier, who is black, said in the July issue of the magazine that he chose not to wear a wig because he resembled his great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather be. …

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Silver Lake couple holds wedding in their front yard – NBC Los Angeles

Due to the corona virus pandemic, most schedules and future plans have been put on hold. University degrees, weddings, birthday parties were postponed or even canceled. Despite the quarantine, a couple were determined to get married and even spend honeymoons, all from the safety of their home in Silver Lake. The newly married couple Matt Sharack and Ashley Bates had …

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Louisiana pastor Tony Spell again holds services and opposes the instructions on house arrest

A Louisiana pastor again holds services in his church and opposes house arrest orders following an assault charge. Tony Spell was indicted last week to keep after his decision Mass meetings defied public health during the coronavirus pandemic. A Facebook livestream from Life Tabernacle Church on Sunday showed how Spell was walking between more than 100 church members and often …

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Oil holds close to $ 32 ahead of OPEC’s talks about cut production

On Monday, March 23, 2020, oil storage tanks will be in the RN-Tuapsinsky refinery operated by Rosneft Oil Co. in Tuapse, Russia. Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oil stabilized near $ 32 a barrel on Wednesday, supported by hope that a meeting between OPEC members and Allied producers on Thursday will trigger cutbacks in production to support prices …

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See 2020 Corvette C8 holds its own against 911 GT3 RS

How fast is the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette on a route? Chevrolet says it will spin a lap on the Nürburgring in 7 minutes 29.9 seconds. It’s certainly a very impressive number for a base Stingray, but it’s still 30 seconds slower than the latest Porsche 911 GT3 RS. Of course, there are many factors that can affect a lap time …

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Trump holds “financial stake” in a pharmaceutical company that produces hydroxychloroquine: NYT

President Donald Trump’s fixation with hydroxychloroquine, a medication to treat malaria and lupus as a potential treatment for the novel coronavirus, has frustrated many medical experts, including members of his own government. The drug has serious side effects that range from nausea and hair loss to blindness and cardiac arrest. Hoarding the drug for testing in COVID-19 patients has resulted …

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Stocks fall with oil; Dollar holds four-day slide: Markets wrap

(Bloomberg) – Shares retreated along with crude oil and the dollar saw a four-day slide as investors tackled weekend developments that underlined a long road to fighting the corona virus. Nevertheless, the risk-off movements were more cautious than in the last three Mondays, when the futures on the S&P 500 Index fell to the limit early. Today they were down …

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