How Sneakers Intersect With Recent American History

How Sneakers Intersect With Recent American History

KICKS The Great American Story of SneakersBy Nicholas Smith 308 pp. Crown. $26. Leave it to a sneaker historian to notice that when Tommie Smith and John Carlos made their well-known Black Power salute on the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, they stepped as much as the rostrum shoeless, every sprinter carrying a single Puma Suede. […]

Annapolis Mourns Capital Gazette Shooting Victims: ‘They Were Part of Us’

Annapolis Mourns Capital Gazette Shooting Victims: ‘They Were Part of Us’

“We’re here to celebrate the fact that we have a free press in the United States,” stated Stephen Tillett, a pastor in Annapolis, close to the start of the vigil. “That we have a paper that’s been carrying on its business since 1727.” Some of these gathered had been readers mourning the sudden lack of […]

Martha Graham Dance Company’s EVE Project Celebrates Female Power

Martha Graham Dance Company’s EVE Project Celebrates Female Power

The Martha Graham Dance Company’s EVE Project, a two-year initiative, will commemorate the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted girls the ability to vote, the corporate introduced on Monday. As part of the challenge, from 2018 to 2020, a number of feminine choreographers, together with Pam Tanowitz, Maxine Doyle and Bobbi Jene Smith, […]

Microsoft Employees Protest Work With ICE, as Tech Industry Mobilizes Over Immigration

Microsoft Employees Protest Work With ICE, as Tech Industry Mobilizes Over Immigration

SAN FRANCISCO — In an open letter posted to Microsoft’s inner message board on Tuesday, greater than 100 workers protested the software program maker’s work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and requested the corporate to cease working with the company, which has been separating migrant mother and father and their kids on the border with […]

Vice Shows the Perils of the ‘Greater Fool’ Theory

Vice Shows the Perils of the ‘Greater Fool’ Theory

Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of main enterprise and coverage headlines — and the power-brokers who form them. For years, Vice Media had a seemingly limitless parade of traders. They had been keen to purchase a bit of a media firm with an edgy perspective that purported to talk to millennials and the […]

At 52, Mike Smith Has the Ride of His Life

At 52, Mike Smith Has the Ride of His Life

He requested her if this made up for him dropping out of highschool. She fought again tears and nodded sure. Smith is aware of about tears. He has shed them for horses whose demises have haunted him, particularly Prairie Bayou, whom he rode to victory within the 1993 Preakness Stakes, which helped make him a […]

The Playlist: Kanye West’s Breakout Star 070 Shake, and 10 More New Songs

The Playlist: Kanye West’s Breakout Star 070 Shake, and 10 More New Songs

Hear our critics’ weekly playlist, together with serpentwithfeet, Snail Mail and Jorja Smith. Image070 Shake is being praised for her contributions to Kanye West’s new album, “Ye.” This week, she launched a monitor known as “Mirrors.”CreditDan Regan Quick to leverage her extensively praised publicity on Kanye West’s “Ye,” the New Jersey singer and rapper 070 […]

White Manager Pleads Guilty to Forcing Black Cook to Work for Years Without Pay

White Manager Pleads Guilty to Forcing Black Cook to Work for Years Without Pay

In October 2014, the authorities eliminated Mr. Smith from the premises after receiving complaints in regards to the abuse, the Justice Department mentioned. In 2015, Mr. Smith told WMBF-TV, an NBC affiliate in Myrtle Beach, that Mr. Edwards would beat him with belts “and all that.” He’d “take the tongs to the grease on my […]

Ariya Jutanugarn Sweeps Into the Lead at the U.S. Women’s Open

Ariya Jutanugarn Sweeps Into the Lead on the U.S. Women’s Open

“I think the nerves showed up in my putting,” Smith mentioned. “I didn’t feel too bad, but I think when you are not getting the ball to the hole it probably proves that you are not letting it go.” South Korea’s Hyo-Joo Kim was in third after taking pictures 68 and was six photographs again. […]