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The youngest girl at Wimbledon has just defeated the oldest. Previously unknown 15-year-old tennis phenom Cori “Coco” Gauff vanquished 39-year-old Venus Williams in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4, in the opening round of the Grand Slam tournament on Monday, July 1, 2019. Gauff was going for her first Wimbledon match win against a woman, Venus, who…

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There was a moment of what some are calling racism at the recent Queen’s Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace. The event was attended by Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle, who has become well-liked among the British population. For some, however, the fact that she is biracial has caused bigoted and insensitive behavior to…

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One of the most popular gifts this Christmas holiday was the hoverboard, which was available online and at many kiosks in busy malls across the country. However, there have been significant safety concerns with the toy that include a significant increase in fires and even explosions. On Monday, one customer was trying to return the item…

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Morehouse College has once again produced a Rhodes Scholar in a continuing legacy of brilliance. Prince Abudu is a computer science major from Zimbabwe and is the fourth Morehouse student to receive the honor of being named a Rhodes Scholar. Morehouse was the only HBCU that produced a Rhodes Scholar in 2016. Abudu will study…

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Every so often a new artist seemingly comes from out the blue to capture the hearts and ears of music lovers everywhere. British born FKA Twigs could easily be considered an artist of the above referenced nature. Though having released two EP’s, simply named EP 1 and EP 2, in 2012 and 2013, respectively, it wasn’t…

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Most divorcing couples fight over money and kids, but one bitter wife in England wants her kidney back. Back in 2009, Samantha Lamb, 41, gave her husband, Andy Lamb, a kidney to save him after years of dialysis only to have him walk out on her a few years after the transplant and find out…

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BRISTOL, England — Bijan Ebrahimi was an avid gardener who took pictures of local youths as they vandalized his plants. He had intended to hand the photographs to police as evidence of the crime, but something went terribly wrong. Instead, officers were called when he was seen with the camera taking pictures of children and he…

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Gabrielle Turnquest has become the youngest person to ever pass the bar exam in the U.K. At 18-years-old, Turnquest passed the exam while attending the University of Law, according to the Telegraph. Turnquest’s accomplishment is extremely impressive considering that the average lawyer takes the Bar Professional Training course at the age of 27. Turnquest is…

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Nicki Minaj at the Wireless Festival in London on July 7, 2012 (Credit: www.mypinkfriday.com) Because of damage to her vocal cords, Nicki Minaj was not able to take part in this weekend’s V Festival in England, according to The Grio. Though her doctor told Minaj to rest her voice this week, the singer still performed…

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WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams became only the second woman to complete a career Golden Slam, winning the most lopsided women’s final in Olympic history Saturday by beating Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1. The victory completed a remarkable run of domination by the No. 4-seeded Williams, who lost only 17 games in six matches en…

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On this Fourth of July, America celebrates its independence from England. What is often forgotten is that, even within the celebrated charter declaring “liberty and justice for all,” the nation did not extend the same rights to those who were here before them nor to those brought to these shores to work as slaves to…

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