Tag: England

Jane Austen

Newly Unearthed Research Links Beloved Author Jane Austen With England’s Early Abolitionist Anti-Slave Movement

Fans of classic author Jane Austen and her novels, including Emma and Pride and Prejudice, have a new reason to celebrate her life and work. An Arizona State researcher has uncovered previously unknown information linking Austen and her family to England’s anti-slave movement in the early 1800s. Lynn Elber of…

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth Hiring Royal ‘Diversity Czar’ Following Scandal Caused by Meghan Markle’s Interview With Oprah

Following Meghan Markle’s allegations of racism, unfair treatment and an overall lack of support from her royal in-laws in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Queen Elizabeth II is admitting Buckingham Palace could use some help — and has actually begun the search for a royal “Diversity Czar.” Reporter Sara Dorn…

Famed Donut Chain Promotes ‘KKK Wednesday’

Publicity for decorating Krispy Kreme’s sweet doughnuts turned sour when a store inHull, England, used the abbreviation “KKK” to promote Krispy Kreme Klub Wednesday, to be held this week. The choice of abbreviation drew comparisons to the U.S. white-supremacist organization the Ku Klux Klan. After it was posted on the…