Gov. Andrew Cuomo allegedly threatened a state lawmaker over nursing home scandal

National Review

Fact-Checkers Are Joe Biden’s Swiss Guard

Appearing at a friendly CNN town-hall event yesterday, President Joe Biden dropped a string of untruths on issues both large and small. One of the president’s most egregious falsehoods was the claim that “we didn’t have [the vaccine] when we came into office.” The first shot was administered back on December 14, 2020. Glenn Kessler, lead fact-checker for the Washington Post, quickly jumped into action on Twitter, explaining that this was merely a “verbal stumble, a typical Biden gaffe, as he had already mentioned 50 million doses being available when he took office. Ex Trump officials should especially cool the outrage meter, as it just looks silly.” Castigating those who pointed out the lie is a weird thing for someone charged with verifying factual information to do. It was a strange coincidence, indeed, that Biden’s “verbal stumble” corresponded perfectly with the concerted

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13 Black-Owned Home Decor Brands Giving Us Endless Design Inspiration

The next time you’re thinking about bringing a squiggly vase or cute desk chair into your life, don’t hit the checkout button without first shopping at a Black-owned home brand. From macrame wall hangings to colorful throw pillows and jewel-toned glassware, Black creators are making just about everything for your space at a range of price points, and in styles far more interesting than the now-exhausted midcentury modern fare. On top of wholly unique pieces, many also work within their respective communities to give back and find inspiration in Black heritage to bring you goods that tell a deeper story.

One such place is Goodee, a socially-conscious marketplace that curates sustainably-made, artisanal pieces from around the world. Byron and Dexter Peart, the twin brothers behind the company, recognized how undervalued Black creators were in the sustainability conversation and were determined to change that narrative. Byron says, “We felt

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