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U.S. Open winner Naomi Osaka to sign new, larger contract with Adidas U.S. Open winner Naomi Osaka is expected to sign a much bigger contract with Adidas, the athletic shoe maker. Osaka, who is part Haitian and Japanese, is expected to sign an $8.5 million contract with Adidas, according to news sources. Her current contract is smaller.  On Saturday, Osaka,20, […]

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Hamilton Wins Japanese F1 Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg had the pole position in Sunday’s Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix but not for long. His Mercedes teammate and rival Lewis Hamilton passed Rosberg in the first turn and led until the checkered flag. The victory — Hamilton’s eighth this season — increased his chances to repeat as the F1’s world drivers’ champion. There are five races remaining […]

Trans-Pacific Partnership:  What’s in it for Black Workers?
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Trans-Pacific Partnership: What’s in it for Black Workers?

  Editorial By Frederick H. Lowe The United States Senate has given President Barack Obama a green light to go ahead with the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA), which is the right to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a secret trade deal between the United States and 11 other nations. Now it is up to the U.S. […]

Ariana Miyamoto
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Miss Japan Is Afro-Japanese

  There is a newly crowned Miss Universe Japan, but some Japanese don’t like her because she is African American and Japanese. Ariana Miyamoto, who is 20, is called “hafu”—half Japanese because she is biracial, recently stood her ground before the Japanese media, according to the blog Kotaku. ” I may not look Japanese on the outside, but on the […]