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Call it the latest trend, but if your dream job is one that involves world travel, it's time to drop your name in the hat for one of these exciting opportunities abroad.
In the American cities of Oakland, New Orleans, Atlanta, Chicago, and Detroit, among others, entrepreneurs celebrated Black Restaurant Week with a clear message: "We're here. Support us."
This week, artists Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley unveiled their portraits of Michelle and Barack Obama, respectively. Visitors to Washington, D.C., are clambering to see the paintings in person at the National Portrait Gallery. Here's why you should get in line.
The Chinese New Year festival, which kicked off on Friday, is marked with red lanterns, fireworks, and parades. And while ancient tradition dictates much of the celebration, customs vary throughout the world.
Centuries ago, when the North African Amazigh tribes were at war, a truce was brokered over breakfast. Today, in Tunisia, Morocco, Alergia, and Libya, the tribes still prepare afarnou, or "peace bread," during a New Year's celebration dubbed Idernan.