Desperate to escape its status as an also-ran among its news broadcast peers, CNN has decided to coddle the bigots among us. While this might seem like a typical day for CNN, this incident seems...different.
Seemingly lost in the circus surrounding the partial government shutdown, now into the early days of its second month, has been its impact on national security.
Four of the nine volunteers working with the aid group No More Deaths are set to stand trial over exhibiting common decency to migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Racist Republican Congressman Steve King, no doubt perturbed by the national holiday honoring a black man whose charisma and acclaim eclipses his own even from beyond the grave. King, the also-ran congressman from Iowa who shares his last name with a black family of actual import, took time out of his busy day of zero…
Xerona Clayton, organizer for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and personal friend to Martin Luther King Jr., recalled the day she arrived at his Atlanta home to begin his journey to Memphis in 1968. King’s two sons, Martin and Dexter, long accustomed to their father’s hectic schedule which often led him…
Millions of Americans relying on government assistance will see a major bump in their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits this month.
If you fell into a deep coma in the weeks after the tragic events of September 11, you might’ve briefly left this plane thinking then-NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani was capable, honest and at the very least, a decent guy.
In June of 2014, Devon Still, then a lineman for the Cincinnati Bengals, received word that his four-year-old daughter had neuroblastoma stage 4 cancer, a cancer often found in adrenal glands atop the kidneys that may also spread to the belly, chest, and bones.
President sniffles has a knack for poor timing. Not only did he manage to time his manufactured government shutdown in the midst of one of the worst stretches the stock market has ever seen, his shutdown lasted into his visit with the newly minted national college football champions from Clemson University.
In 1963, Barbara Gardener Proctor was flying to Europe to swap records while working for a black-owned record company. Upon her arrival back home, Vee-Jay records started publicizing her find. Soon, “England’s No.1 Vocal Group,” the Beatles, would be everywhere.
After multiple sources including NBC reported that the Harris County Sheriff’s Office had located and interviewed persons of interest in relation to the shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes in Houston, Texas, officials have announced the arrest of 20-year-old Eric Black Jr..
As viewers brace for the third and final installment of Surviving R. Kelly’s Lifetime Network premier, social media users worldwide have been discussing the evidence that 51 year-old Chicago-born singer Robert “R.” Kelly acted in concert with and with the support of a loyal network of handlers, lawyers, venues,…
For many, New Year’s Eve is fraught with excitement and anticipation.
Tiffany Haddish wasn’t ready for her set. It didn’t stop a few fans from having a good time.
If any fears from 2018 should make their way into 2019, let this be among them:
“Ever have an entire year that sucks 365 sh— cu— days in a row?”
As the government shutdown begins its second week and federal employees and members of the armed forces await final word about paychecks and benefits, New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) found the time to call a thing a thing.
If you’re reading this, you made it to Christmas, the day your inner child wakes you up ahead of your alarm for a day full of joyful, healthy interactions with family and friends. You’ve spent the previous few days stressing over gift sizes, jockeying for position in your nearby grocery store, and avoiding the…
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