OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize on Friday was awarded to a Congolese doctor and an Iraqi woman who once was a captive of the Islamic State group for their work to highlight and eliminate the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Dr. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad “have made […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama won it. So did Jimmy Carter, Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. Now, President Donald Trump’s supporters are pushing for him to be the next U.S. leader to win the Nobel Peace Prize — a move that’s being met by smirks and eye rolls in Europe, where Trump remains deeply unpopular. […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison has received an honorary prize named for another Nobel winner, the late Saul Bellow. PEN America, the literary and human rights organization, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Morrison has been given the $25,000 PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American fiction. Morrison, 85, is known […]

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OSLO, Norway (AP) — Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for risking their lives to fight for children’s rights. The decision made Malala, a 17-year-old student and education activist, the youngest-ever Nobel winner. The news set off celebrations on the streets of Mingora, the main […]

Perhaps someone needs to organize a march to protest the King family mess. Bernice King, the daughter of  Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., held a press conference last week where she pleaded with her brothers not to sell their father’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. “I implore you to consider the magnitude of this moment […]

The children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have sunk to an all-time low and perhaps it’s finally time for a real family intervention. America is witnessing a black family in crisis. In the latest pitiful saga of family-against-family law suits, finger-pointing, and name-calling by the children of Dr. King, Bernice King now claims that […]

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu‘s home was robbed while he was away to attend the memorial honoring Nelson Mandela, police said Wednesday, marking the third time in recent years thieves have targeted him. Robbers hit Tutu’s home in Cape Town Tuesday after nightfall — the same day the Nobel Peace Prize laureate spoke […]

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Nelson Mandela, a man who survived the most pressing trials of South Africa’s apartheid history, has passed away at age 95. Nelson Mandela became the first black president of South Africa in 1994. In a special speech, President Barack Obama said that his very first political action was in protest to apartheid in South Africa, […]

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On this day in history in 2009, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to President Barack Obama “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples”. He is the third sitting U.S. president to receive this honor. The president received the prize only 9 months in office. His appointment of the prize […]

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Former NBA player Dennis Rodman in a recent interview with Sports Illustrated says he deserves a Nobel Peace Prize. Rodman told the sports mag: “My mission is to break the ice between hostile countries,” Adding, “Why it’s been left to me to smooth things over, I don’t know. Dennis Rodman, of all people. Keeping us […]

There’s a story about a black mechanic who always drove an old, sort of run-down car to work each day, giving his white employers the impression that it was his only mode of transportation. His wife once came by the job to visit and drove his much newer, much nicer vehicle. The man got upset […]