The African American Studies Program at the University of Houstoninvites applications for part-time lecturer positions in the areasof: The Black Church in America, African AmericanExperience through Theatre, and African American Journalismand Media. AAS is an interdisciplinary body of knowledge, whichincorporates research and writing in the humanities, naturalsciences, social sciences, and professions.Successful applicants will have a demonstrated commitment toimproving access to higher education, enhancing the diversity offaculty and students, as well as experience in the global workforcewith professional experience. Preferred applicants with a Ph.D. inAfrican American Studies. Candidates with a Master’s and Bachelor’sdegrees or with substantial years of professional work experiencewill be consideredThe University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons withdisabilities are encouraged to apply.Qualifications :Prefer applicants with a PhD in the African American Studiesdiscipline.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of finalcandidate. All positions at the University of Houston are securitysensitive and will require a criminal history check.
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Drake has offered his support to “true warrior” Kevin Durant after the Golden State Warriors superstar suffered another injury setback in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.Durant limped out of the Warriors’ 106-105 victory over the Toronto Raptors in the second quarter at Scotiabank Arena on Monday. The majority of the crowd rose to applaud the two-time NBA Finals MVP off, but there were also cheers when he went down in pain on his return from a calf problem.Drake has had run-ins with Warriors players in a series Toronto lead 3-2, but the Raptors fan put his allegiances aside to send his best wishes to Durant. Related News Warriors’ Kevin Durant ‘hurting deep in the soul’ after injuring Achilles in Game 5 of NBA Finals Was tough for any of us to even enjoy that game tonight after seeing this transpire. Praying for our brother. That’s my only concern tonight is your well being. “The game needs me” is an understatement when it comes to 35. Please wish the best for this true warrior. A post shared by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Jun 10, 2019 at 11:58pm PDTDurant attempted to drive to the basket with a little more than 9:45 to play before halftime. He went down, grabbed his leg and was helped off the court by trainers. “Was tough for any of us to even enjoy that game tonight after seeing this transpire. Praying for our brother,” he posted alongside an image of Durant on Instagram. “My only concern tonight is your wellbeing. ‘The game needs me’ is an understatement when it comes to 35. Please wish the best for this true warrior.” Kyle Lowry unimpressed with reaction to Kevin Durant injury by Raptors fans View this post on Instagram NBA Finals 2019: Bob Myers, Warriors players discuss Kevin Durant’s injury Kevin Durant goes down…. pic.twitter.com/fSjEB1QiQv— Def Pen Hoops (@DefPenHoops) June 11, 2019Durant then headed back to the locker room and was joined by teammates Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala.Steph Curry and Andre Iguodala accompanied Kevin Durant to the locker room after he appeared to re-injure his calf. #NBAFinals pic.twitter.com/Psx6Gvul5l— NBA TV (@NBATV) June 11, 2019He left the arena on crutches in a walking boot. Durant leaving Scotiabank Arena on crutches pic.twitter.com/eccyf5bB8f— Phil Barber (@Skinny_Post) June 11, 2019The Warriors will host Game 6 at Oracle Arena on Thursday.
Here are the best and worst picks from the first round in the NHL Draft:WorstMoritz Seider, D, Germany, Red Wings: This was the first pick of the Steve Yzerman tenure in Detroit and it was a controversial one. While the Red Wings could use absolutely everything, they took a defenseman at No. 6 which very few people saw coming.The Red Wings selected Moritz Seider out of Germany, who was ranked anywhere in the 15 to 20 range by draft analysts everywhere.Anything Detroit can get will surely help the struggling franchise, but the consensus with Seider seems to be he’s not a No. 1 defenseman and taking someone who isn’t going to be your top man on the blue line that high is puzzling. Seider is likely to be a good player and a foundational piece for Detroit, but with Cole Caufield, Vasili Podkolzin and even a guy like Spencer Knight still available, Seider was an odd choice.Philip Broberg, D, AIK, Oilers: Here’s an incredibly similar player and situation to Seider. It’s not that they’re the same exact player, but they were both valued about 10 picks lower than they were selected and there were several very good players still on the board that could have helped their respective teams win.This was a very reactionary pick by Edmonton as Seider went off the board and the Oilers clearly wanted someone who could be a top-4 defenseman. They got one in Philip Broberg, but they also could have gotten one by trading back a couple of picks like the Flyers did a few selections later.BestCole Caufield, RW, NTDP, Canadiens: If your team had the chance to get Alex DeBrincat would you want them to take that chance? Of course you would. DeBrincat is a pure goal scorer and a very important piece for the Blackhawks moving forward. He just happens to be kind of short. That’s the calling card of Cole Caufield too as he stands at 5-foot-7.That’s probably a big reason he wasn’t selected in the top 10 and fell all the way to No. 15 eventually picked by the Canadiens. But this guy can flat-out score as he put 72 pucks in the net in 64 games this season and broke Phil Kessel’s NTDP record of 126 career goals with the team.Who cares if he’s short? Why wouldn’t you want a guy like that on your team? The Canadiens must have asked the same question because they quickly selected Caufield when they got the chance, and rightfully so. But that’s not what we’re talking about here. Well, at least not exactly.We’re talking about the good picks and the bad ones. Related News NHL Draft 2019: Devils select Jack Hughes No. 1 overall NHL Draft 2019: Rangers select Finnish winger Kaapo Kakko No. 2 overall It was an entertaining first round at the NHL Draft on Friday with plenty of storylines.The United States National Team Development Program set a record, there was a run on defenseman and a goalie was taken in the first round for just the third time since 2012. Vasili Podkolzin, RW, SKA Neva, Canucks: Teams will obviously pause when deciding to select Vasili Podkolzin as he is under contract with his team for the next two years and whoever took him may have to wait, but here’s the thing: Since the Canucks selected him and they themselves are a couple of years away from being a big-time contender, they can wait a bit.With a couple more years, or even one more year under Elias Pettersson’s belt, another couple of drafts and maybe a free agent addition or two, the Canucks will be in a great position to add a talented player like Podkozlin to their lineup. The winger was seen by many to be a top-3 pick in the draft for a good portion of the process. He has plenty of talent and getting him at No. 10 is a great value for Vancouver.
Mawlamyine: The death toll from a landslide triggered by monsoon rains in eastern Myanmar rose to 34, an official said Saturday, as emergency workers continued to search through mud for scores more feared missing. “We found 34 dead, and the search for dead bodies is still ongoing,” said local administrator Myo Min Tun. Officials believe that more than 80 people could still be missing.
Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 27 Jul 2015 – Held at gunpoint, 28 poachers were busted by TCI officers on Thursday afternoon in a collaboration between law enforcement and civilians which seemed to nab a group of Dominicans who had so far caught nearly 2,000 pounds of lobster, parrot fish and conch – illegally. Eight charges will be leveled against the men from the Dominican Republic tomorrow when they head to court, namely: Taking marine product without a license; taking marine product using breathing apparatus; possession of spear guns; taking marine product by use of a spear gun; use of unlicensed vessels; possession of egg-bearing lobster; possession of parrot fish; and possession of crawfish during the closed season. Magnetic Media is informed that this pilferage of TCI waters has been an on-going problem which eluded law enforcers. A civilian tip led to the red-handed capture; we understand that two boats got away…and still 14 illegal vessels were seized in the raid. Related Items:dominicans, eight, illegal, poachers 108 Haitians intercepted thanks to radar Recommended for you Bahamas PM warns “Price Gouging is a criminal offense” Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Dominican Officials agree to stop sex trafficking, poachers
Croatia defender Dejan Lovren insists he is ready for a fiery clash against England on Sunday.The Three Lions host Croatia in their final group game of the UEFA Nations League and a victory against the World Cup runners-up will guarantee a place in next summer’s semi-finals.The Liverpool defender was part of Croatia’s squad throughout their impressive run to the final of this summer’s World Cup in Russia.Both teams know a win at on Sunday will see them top League A’s Group 4 and advance to the next stage, and Lovren is relishing the prospect of coming up against Gareth Southgate’s side.“It’s a final against England, so of course we will be strong,” he was quoted as saying by The Daily Mirror.“I think it will be a fiery game against them – they know us and what they can expect from us, and we will not run away from that.”Crouch: Liverpool could beat Man United to Jadon Sancho Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Peter Crouch wouldn’t be surprised to see Jadon Sancho end up at Liverpool one day instead of his long-term pursuers Manchester United.“I love playing against England. I know the players in the Premier League and I have competed against them.”England and Croatia met earlier in the Nations League as they played out a 0-0 draw last month in Rijeka, and Lovren feels recent history will give Zlatko Dalic’s men plenty of belief.“People criticise me, but they didn’t say much when England didn’t score against us in the last game,” he said.“They will have extra motivation after the World Cup, but I think we will be brave.”“It will not be a friendly. We have beaten Spain and we want to win it now.”Spain will top the group, should England and Croatia play out a draw on Sunday night.
Kolkata: One thousand people have pledged to donate their eyes during the national eye donation fortnight which concluded on Saturday.The camps were organised by Medical Bank. Bengal ranks 7th in the country in eye donation. In 2017-18, 3,800 eyes were collected from the donors.D Ashis, secretary of Medical Bank, urged the state government to set up eye banks in the districts. “People could not donate their eyes due to lack of facility in the districts.” It may be noted that recently donation of organs of patients, who died in hospitals following the initiative taken by their relatives and parents, has given new lease of lives to patients suffering from kidney and heart related ailments.
Darjeeling: Former GTA chairman Binay Tamang filed his nomination as an Independent candidate backed by the GJM (Binay Tamang faction) and the Trinamool Congress, for the Darjeeling Assembly by-election.Incidentally, the Calcutta High Court had ruled on Wednesday that both the Binay and Bimal factions of GJM can field candidates for the elections, but the candidates will have to contest as Independents. A GJM-TMC road show with Tamang culminated near the District Collectorate in Darjeeling, following which he filed his nomination. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataLater while talking to media persons, Tamang said: “I am no more a Chowkidar (guard). Many have claimed that in greed of the chair. On Thursday, I resigned from the capacity of chairman, Board of Administrators, GTA, for the benefit of the Hill masses.” Tamang stated that in his 17 months in office, he realised that there were many problems that plagued the Hills. “Out of these problems we sorted many out but we also realised that many were not within our jurisdiction and required intervention of the state government. It is then we realised that coordination and sound relation with the state government is required for the Hills to progress. Owing to this, my party decided that I should contest. I will be the bridge between the Hills and the state government,” he added. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in stateHe said issues like handing out land documents (patta) and filling up vacancies in the GTA and government offices would require the state government’s intervention. “87.2% people in the Hills do not have land documents. If elected, I will work to ensure that people living in tea gardens, cinchona plantations, DI fund land and forest villages all get pattas,” assured Tamang. It may be recalled that TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, while addressing a campaign rally at Suri on Thursday, had stated that the party will extend full support to Tamang. Meanwhile, GNLF spokesperson Niraj Zimba has been fielded as the BJP candidate. He will be backed by GNLF and the Bimal faction of GJM.