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: 19,000 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. And after having a career that spanned over 40…
Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke is still using the title “Sheriff” even though he quit his job last month. He has also apparently 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…
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.
During a speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, first lady Melania Trump (damn, that was hard to type) called on world leaders to teach young people the importance of living by the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
On July 7, 2016, less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his then-campaign manager Paul Manafort wrote an email to a Russian billionaire with close ties to the Kremlin and offered to provide him with briefings on the presidential race.
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Hurricane Maria’s eye passed over Puerto Rico hours ago, but early reports and footage from the island indicate that the worst may be yet to come. The dangerous storm, which hit land as a Category 4, has left the entire island—nearly 3.5 million people—without electricity, according to a number of outlets.
More than $70 trillion in federal dollars are managed by registered asset-management firms in the United States, but less than 1 percent of those dollars are handled by minority- or women-owed (MWO) firms, according to a new report released Wednesday by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Like many children, when I was growing up, I received my share of spankings. Although they were very sporadic, they were not the apex of punishment in my mother’s household. If I did something extremely
outrageous stupid (like the time she caught me and my cousin holding a Zippo lighter over a gas stove because the…
Of the various reactions to that “black men are the whites of blacks” thing I wrote and shit yesterday, the most entertaining negative comments have been those that include the word “moist.” I’ve been, in the last 24 hours, a “moist man,” a “moist-ass motherfucker” and a “moist feminist,” and someone said something…
Updated Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, 2:52 p.m. EDT: Becca Brennan, the owner of Summerhill, plastered over the holes in the wall that caused a storm of controversy when she referred to them as “bullet holes” in a press release, according to Gothamist. The repairs happened late Tuesday night. At a town hall in July,…
The one, true president, Barack Obama, had a lot to get off his chest on Wednesday while speaking in New York: He tore into Republicans and their continued efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act, and also addressed climate change and white supremacy, all in the same breath.
Everyone suffering from economic hardship deserves a hand. But it seems some get less sympathy than others.
Republicans are trying to repeal Obamacare again. At this point, the efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have passed the point of political failure and have become embarrassing. Republicans are like the creepy guy who keeps shooting his shot even though he keeps getting curved. The Republican Party…
A white and wealthy Ohio man was found guilty of accepting more than $8,300 in food stamps and other welfare benefits, including Medicaid, over a two-year period for his suburban family.
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