A black Mississippi man who argues that the state’s flag is a symbol of white supremacy is taking his fight to the Supreme Court of the United States, setting the stage for the possibility that SCOTUS could ban all official use of Confederate imagery.
Maybe you’ve heard his name or seen his beautifully brown face across your feeds. One thing is certain—the minute you hear Mali’s voice, you know it’s not to be forgotten. Mali is a soul singer who uses his art not only to tell the stories of black people but also to shake us awake.
There’s a popular nightly talk show in the Philippines called Gandang Gabi Vice (GGV), hosted by Vice Ganda, and four of its young guests have gone viral in the U.S. and probably don’t even know it.
The year was 1983. Fannie Haughton—a name unfamiliar to most—was living in Oakland, California, under a poisonous Reagan regime, in the middle of a drug war. Much of her life as a student activist had involved working with her mentor, Angela Davis. Haughton taught and organized locally, a communal duty that included…
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President Pussy Grabber is at it again. During a call with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, in which journalists were present, Donald Trump thought it was appropriate to call out a female Irish reporter and compliment her smile, adding, “I bet she treats you well.”
When I read that Chris Brown and Ray J had released a new mixtape, Burn My Name, my immediate response was, “Have we not suffered enough already in
This NBA season and the next could see the making of the mega-teams. In a blockbuster trade announced Wednesday, Chris Paul is leaving the Los Angeles Clippers to join forces with James Harden and the Houston Rockets.
Trinity College placed a college professor on leave after his social media posts caused an uproar that shut down the bucolic Hartford, Conn., campus last week.
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White America has always shown a willingness and a boundless patience when it comes to paying for white supremacy. Not in the moral sense or the spiritual sense or the greater-good-for-mankind sense, but in the actual dollars-and-cents sense.
The Justice Department’s Environmental and Natural Resources Division is responsible for enforcing compliance with federal environmental laws. So to find that the fingerprints of coal lobbyist-turned-ENRD acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Wood are on an environmental-racism scandal is, actually, pretty par for…
On Tuesday, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, aka Suckabee, was doing her usual “Aw, shucks, golly gee” bullshit that eventually leads into an assault on the media and what this administration pushes as fake news. Keep in mind that this was the first time in weeks that the White House had…
The National Rifle Association has proved once again that it’s not only gun-crazed but also contradictory when it comes to talking about those who oppose its views: the “left.”
Last week, Prodigy, one-half of Mobb Deep, died because of complications from sickle cell anemia. But on Thursday, the public will have the opportunity to attend the hip-hop legend’s funeral in New York City.
ECCO has been around since the ‘60s but the timeless, comfortable styles of their men’s and women’s shoes are what’s on display today. Amazon’s Gold Box has ECCO men’s dress shoes, loafers, and sneakers, and women’s sandals and sneakers, for as low as $52. Trust me, these things will last, but this 24-hour sale will…
In 2014, Aitabdel Salem, 41, was arrested for allegedly attacking a police officer after officers said he was stealing a coat. Salem was then sent to the Rikers Island jail in New York City with a $25,000 bail.
Imagine sitting on a tarmac for two hours and complaining about your baby getting sick because he started to overheat: That’s exactly what happened to a Colorado mother on a United Airlines flight on her way to Texas last week.
Karlos Cashe, a handyman from Oviedo, Fla., spent 90 days behind bars after police thought his drywall powder was crack cocaine.
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