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7-year-old’s hot chocolate stand raises $5K for Trump’s border wall

manyakotic/iStock(AUSTIN) — A young Texas boy has raised thousands of dollars to support President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with his hot chocolate stand.Austin resident Shane Stevens posted a Facebook video of his son, Benton, manning his hot chocolate stand in a parking lot next to a gas station on Saturday afternoon.”So, what are we…read more »

Black, natural hair gets new protections in New York City

Delmaine Donson/iStock(NEW YORK) —  Black men and women in New York City will have new protections for their hair thanks to new guidance announced Monday.The country’s most populous city is banning policies that penalize black people based on their natural hair and hairstyles.Employers and public places like libraries, gyms, schools and nightclubs “cannot force Black…read more »

VaynerMedia’s Claude Silver on the meaning of a Chief Heart Officer

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Claude Silver became the first Chief Heart Officer of VaynerMedia in 2014 — think CEO or CFO, but for human resources. Silver helped invent the term in hopes of giving employees a new way of looking at HR.”It’s really the branding of HR and how we’ve chosen to rebrand, but it…read more »

Karl Lagerfeld dies in Paris

Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images(PARIS) — World-renowned fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld died in Paris on Tuesday morning, according to a statement from his eponymous brand. “The House of KARL LAGERFELD shares, with deep emotion and sadness, the passing of its creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, on February 19, 2019, in Paris, France,” reads the…read more »

Karl Lagerfeld dies in Paris, French media reports

Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images(PARIS) — World-renowned fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld died in Paris on Tuesday morning, according to French media. The German-born designer is credited with reviving the luxury brand Chanel, where he served as creative director from 1983 until his death. He was also widely recognized for his trademark look of…read more »

Future iPhones could have a foldable display

Leszek Kobusinski/iStock(NEW YORK) — It appears future smartphones may pay a nod to flip phones of the past. Apple recently filed a patent update for a flexible display. Drawings included in the application show ways that future iPhones could be bent.Furthermore, Samsung is expected to show off its foldable Galaxy smartphone at the Mobile World…read more »

US airlines plan to add gender options for non-binary passengers

Robert Alexander/Getty Images(NEW YORK ) — Major airlines will soon offer passengers who don’t identify as “male” or “female” more options when booking tickets to travel.The announcement came after an industry trade group, Airlines for America (A4A), and International Air Transport Association members recently approved a new standard to account for non-binary IDs. “U.S. airlines…read more »

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