We’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating—black people can’t rid white America of its cancerous racism—that’s going to be an inside job, by them, for them. As we mark the one-year anniversary of the bloody disaster that was the so-called Unite the Right white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., it behooves…
Pastor Harris is referring to 25-year-old Daniel Hambrick, who was fatally shot in the back after running from another 25-year-old, Officer Andrew Delke, of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department on July 26.
As the one-year anniversary of the Charlottesville, Va., Unite the Right rally approaches, many still cannot wrap their minds around the hundreds if not thousands of white supremacist sympathizers who descended on a bucolic college town and wrecked violent havoc—one anti-racism protester was killed, dozens more were…
An unnamed Detroit police officer who was captured on video viciously pummeling a naked black woman in a hospital has been suspended without pay.
Barry Jenkins, director of Moonlight, which snagged 2017’s Best Picture Oscar, is back with If Beale Street Could Talk, based on James Baldwin’s 1974 novel.
Alex Trebek, host of our dearly beloved nightly nerd fest, Jeopardy, has suggested a righteous black woman to replace him when his contract expires in 2020.
What in the entire good God tarnation entire fifth ring of hell was somebody thinking when they put a child in blackface on a recent movie set?
In a big, fat eff you to Jefferson Beauregard “I hate weed (and immigrants)” Sessions, the head of the District Attorney’s Office in Manhattan announced Tuesday that he will no longer prosecute marijuana possessions in Manhattan, except in cases where weed is being sold or if an individual involved “poses a…
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Ervin Coleman, who lost nine members of his family in a July 19 duck boat accident in Branson, Mo., sued the companies that run the vessels Sunday, saying that they knew for years that the boats were unsafe but continued to run them, a move his attorney calls “outrageous.”
A University of Kentucky premed student who was spending the summer in Jordan drowned in the Mediterranean Sea this weekend, just days before she was set to return home.
Seemingly out of nowhere last Friday, the city of New York, via its law department, released a trove of documents on the notorious “Central Park Five” or “Central Park Jogger” rape case, a 1989 assault that rocked the city along its already precarious racial fault lines.
Although there are currently negotiations between the NFL’s owners and its player’s union over the owner’s disastrous policy on players sitting or kneeling during the national anthem, one
master team owner is doing his own thing, proving that this entire thing is going to pot.
Eleven House Republicans have taken their hypocritical, self-serving indignation to the floor once again, in a clear effort to try to get rid of the man who may make their leader’s presidency go bye-bye.
Lucy McBath, mother of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who was gunned down by a violent white supremacist for playing music too loud in 2012, has advanced to become the Democratic candidate for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District.
Rapper Offset of rap trio Migos (and recent proud papa of Kulture Kiari with wife Cardi B) was reportedly arrested for gun possession on Friday afternoon.
Well, it looks like one of the things our largest trading partner is importing from the USA is good old xenophobic racism.
In an op-ed published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday, rapper and mogul Jay-Z let it be known that he was none too happy about the city of Philadelphia’s decision to “evict” his six-year-old Made in America Festival for 2019.