Just in time for the Fourth of July weekend, Lin-Manuel Miranda has dropped a powerful video for The Hamilton Mixtape version of “Immigrants (We Get The Job Done).”
Top White House aide Kellyanne Conway did us all a service on Monday’s Fox & Friends, clarifying what we could do if our Medicaid was cut thanks to the Republican healthcare bill (emphasis mine):
You’ve got to hand it to GOP for doing what many thought was impossible: taking an incredibly unpopular healthcare bill and, after weeks of secret meetings, making people hate it even more!
A new study from Stanford University has shone a light on how different police officers from state to state treat drivers of different racial backgrounds.
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously today that trademark protections should extend to names and words that may be offensive—something which gives the Washington Redskins, the group with perhaps the most famously offensive name in the country, a huge boost in its quest to keep its racist legacy.
The WNBA’s Seattle Storm has become the first team in professional sports to officially support Planned Parenthood, both politically and financially.
Steve Scalise, the House Majority Whip who was shot by a gunman who attacked a congressional baseball practice on Wednesday, has kept company with racists. He was forced to apologize for speaking at an international conference of white supremacists, and reportedly referred to himself as “David Duke without the baggage…
Sen. Kamala Harris has gained a great deal of attention recently for her pointed interrogations of a slew of squirmy Trump officials. Her dogged questioning of Attorney General Jeff Sessions was particularly noteworthy, and it unsettled some of her male colleagues enough that they intervened.
Many of the residents of Grenfell Tower—a 24-story housing block in West London which was engulfed by a massive fire in the early hours of Wednesday morning—may have had their lives saved by Muslims in the area who happened to be awake because they were observing the holy month of Ramadan.
Iraqi immigrants across Michigan and Tennessee were the target of broad ICE sweeps last week as the agency seeks to process a “backlog” of about 1,400 Iraqi nationals the U.S. has identified for deportation. Dozens of Iraqis are believed to have been detained.
Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned to an NFL team. He’s supposedly finished as a player. But someone forgot to tell actual fans they were supposed to shun him.
The Supreme Court held today that immigration laws that make it easier for the children of American mothers to obtain citizenship than the children of American fathers are unconstitutional. However, at the same time, the Court revised the laws in favor of the stricter, father-based rules, meaning that it made our…
A new profile in the New York Times Magazine is finally giving Chelsea Manning—the whistleblower who was imprisoned over the largest leak of classified data in American history before having her sentence commuted by President Obama in January—the opportunity to tell her full story, including her decades-long struggle…
As controversy continues to swirl around Southern states’ decisions to take down—or leave up—monuments to the Confederacy, a new historical marker going up in North Carolina will pay tribute to a slave named Will, who killed his white overseer in 1834.
A new video from the scene of a fiery New Jersey car crash appears to show a group of police officers kicking and dragging a man who, moments earlier, had escaped his vehicle while still on fire.
Us Weekly has been getting utterly roasted for its latest issue, which features Ivanka Trump on the cover along with the headline “IVANKA TAKES A STAND: WHY I DISAGREE WITH MY DAD.”
If there’s one thing that Texas Governor Gregg Abbott can’t keep his hands off of, it’s trans rights. In fact, he’s so desperate to attack trans people and women that he’s demanding that the Texas legislature will hold a special session July 18th that will allow the state government to run through a proverbial “wish…
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos got put through the wringer during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Tuesday about her department’s draconian 2018 budget proposal—one that would increase federal funding for private institutions while slashing support for programs for low-income students and potentially…
Summer is almost upon us, which usually means slower days, boozy barbecues (with hangovers to match), sundresses (and armpit stains), and more than a few opportunities to wear (or ogle at) some horrendously impractical swimsuits.