Oklahoma City police officers shot and killed a deaf man on Tuesday night, despite shouts from neighbors that the man could not hear commands to drop the metal pipe that he had been holding.
The story of Kalief Browder, the 22-year-old who committed suicide after spending nearly two years in solitary confinement at New York City’s notorious Rikers Island jail, is a tragic testament to a life snuffed out by a grinding, unflinching U.S. criminal justice system.
Updated Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, 12:15 p.m. EDT: Looks like the South Panola School District in Mississippi isn’t buying the ol’ “Oh my goodness, I’ve been hacked!” excuse after an elementary school teacher was caught making racist comments on Facebook.
Former White House press secretary Sean “Spicy Facts” Spicer is such a liar that he really believes that he didn’t “knowingly” lie to America.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are being slammed for their conduct after they were caught on video harassing a Latino man, demanding that he give them his name and identification, even though they failed to identify themselves as agents.
Three current players and one recent retiree have asked the NFL for a dedicated month devoted to social activism.
According to reports (since I’m boycotting the NFL), Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles couldn’t throw a Frisbee into the ocean if he was standing at the shoreline. Sounds like a perfect fit for a free agent quarterback who not only throws the ball with some accuracy but can also run like a gazelle.
A Kansas father-daughter duo are facing assault charges after authorities say the pair attacked the girl’s ex-boyfriend at a local high school after the boy threatened her.
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Disgraced ex-Googler and champion of white-straight-male mediocrity, James Damore, is back on his bullshit, this time to lament that people can’t call certain aspects of the Ku Klux Klan “cool.”
Black employees at BLT Prime, a steakhouse in the luxury Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., filed a civil complaint Wednesday accusing the Trump Organization and the managing director of the hotel of racial discrimination.
An Asian-American family in San Francisco was targeted with racist letters this summer for posting a “Black Lives Matter” sign in the window of their home. Because of the threats and racial slur used, the harassing letters are being investigated by the police as hate crimes.
The Robert E. Lee Memorial Church in Lexington, Va., is the latest building/memorial/what-have-you to toss the infamous Confederate general back to the past where he belongs, voting to change its name after an intense two-year debate.
I’m aghast that 19,000 people disliked this video on YouTube, which only proves one thing: Nineteen thousand people have crappy taste in music.
Westfield State University in Massachusetts has launched an investigation into “discriminatory and highly offensive language” after a black student reported finding a racial slur written on her door.
With his commanding stature and distinct voice, any time Bernie Casey appeared in a movie scene, he left others in his shadow. From blaxploitation films like Cleopatra Jones to even comedies like Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventures, Casey’s acting career ran the gamut. After a career that spanned more than 40 years,…
Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke is still using the title “sheriff” even though he quit his job last month. He apparently also has lost the round-the-clock security detail that was afforded to him while he was sheriff, and when a local reporter asked him about it last week, he fired back with an expletive in…
Equifax’s response to its data breach has been a total shitshow, something the company seems determined to remind us of each and every day.
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