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'I Hope Trump is Assassinated!': State Senator Maria Chapelle-Nadal Investigated by Secret Service for Trump Facebook Post

It all started late Wednesday night after a long day of absorbing the same horrible racist news that the rest of America has been enduring. Nobody feels particularly safe or secure watching the President of the United States give a free hunting license to White Nationalists, but it’s particularly hard for Maria…

Real-Life Clayton Bigsby Writes Email Denouncing Black Lives Matter, Supporting Confederate Monuments Because He ‘Wanted to Help’ Trump

Let me preface this by saying that as black people, we always know there is going to be at least one. You know the type. They do the most to set themselves apart from the rest of us black folks because they want to be viewed as “different” and “special.” Even if it means selling other black people up the river, they…

The Most Racist Statue in America Is in ... Pittsburgh, and It’s the Most Ridiculous Magical Negro You’ll Ever See 

There are times, like when watching footage of what happened in Charlottesville, Va., that racism bombards the senses like a virus, leaving your skin sore, your soul hardened and your spirit fatigued; a disillusioning, full-body wizening that disrupts, destroys and (occasionally) ends lives.

Potential Martin Shkreli Jurors Want the Judge to Know ‘Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nuthing ta Fuck Wit’

Prospective jurors in the Martin Shkreli trial have pretty much proved that they can’t be impartial about the money-hungry Pharma-bro, who’s facing up to 45 years in prison for fraud. Sure, a lot of potential jurors are pissed that Shkreli raised the price of an HIV drug almost 5,000 percent, but they have another…

Can Ben Carson Just Go Away and Watch NCIS Reruns on a Barcalounger Like Every Other 65-Year-Old Black Man?

I’ve tried very, very, very hard over these past few years, but I just can’t muster much anger toward Ben Carson for the ridiculous and dangerous things he says. Perhaps because he carries himself like a man who goes to Home Depot for the ambience and spends his days saying things like, “I have a wide foot, so I…

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Durham, NC, Activists Stand in Solidarity, Crowds Gather to Turn Themselves In for Toppling Confederate Statue

On Monday evening during a rally against white supremacy, demonstrators in Durham, N.C., toppled a Confederate statue that had been standing in front of the old courthouse in the city’s downtown area. On Tuesday morning, Takiyah Thompson, the black woman who tied the noose around the statue’s neck so it could be…