Artwork by Njideka Akunyili Crosby.
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White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah today told reporters that the White House could have done better over the last few days in how they dealt with the situation surrounding Rob Porter. Porter announced Wednesday he was stepping down as staff secretary -- after two of his ex-wives accused him of emotional and physical abuse.
The Dow fell more than 1000 points and is down more than 10 percent from its high in January. What’s driving the sell-off? Should you sell stocks and buy bonds? Gold? Is it better to just put your fingers in your ears and sing, “la-la-la-la my retirement savings are fine.”
There’s mounting criticism of a new recycling program in LA. Now that criticism isn’t just from apartment building owners, it’s from the very council members who created the program.
Nigerian artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby is one of the most sought-after young painters in the art world right now. She won a Macarthur Genius grant. Her paintings sell for millions of dollars to private collectors and museums like LACMA and the Whitney. Her parents were not pleased when she told them she wanted to be an artist rather than a doctor.
Artwork by Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Photos courtesy of the artist
Njideka Akunyili Crosby, artist
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