Every day, since Heather Heyer lost her life at the hands of white supremacists, and our president abdicated his moral authority by not thoroughly condemning them, America and its politicians seem to have grown a conscience (or a pair).
Editor’s note: Once a month, the National Interest column will tackle broader questions about what the country should do to increase educational opportunities for black youths.
The city of Charlottesville, Va. is planning to cover the statues of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson in black fabric to represent the city’s mourning Heather Heyer.
The attorneys for a Missouri inmate who is scheduled to die on Tuesday at the state prison in Bonne Terre are attempting to halt the execution, warning the state that it could be killing a potentially innocent man.
Jerhonda Johnson was a star struck 15-year-old when she first met R. Kelly. Johnson didn’t meet him at a concert, or at her high school where Kelly was allegedly known to troll. Johnson met Kelly while on daily watch outside his child pornography trial in 2008. In a new report for Buzzfeed News, Jim DeRogatis…
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When I look in the mirror or at pictures of myself these days, the first thing that catches my eye is the patch of gray hair taking residence on my chin in my beard. The patch is like the White Walker army—slowly growing in follicle count until it surrounds the dark hairs in my beard—serving as an ominous portent of…
Welp. One Texas man is taking his hatred of Confederate statues to the absolute next level, authorities say.
We’re not even two-thirds of the way through 2017, and the Secret Service has damn near run out of money because Donald “D. Diddy” Trump insists on living like he’s perpetually on the set of a ’90s rap video.
If there was one thing I wished to happen during all of this eclipse hoopla, it was for Donald Trump to somehow spontaneously combust after looking at it directly. Little did I realize that the president, like many other people, would be dumb enough to look directly at the eclipse without eye protection.
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Bill Cosby is hard at work putting together a “dream team” of attorneys to represent him in November at his retrial in Pennsylvania for sexual assault charges. The comedian has hired an attorney who previously represented Michael Jackson.
Benjamin Todd Jealous first made a national name for himself in 2008 when, at age 35, he became the youngest leader of one of America’s oldest and most esteemed civil rights bodies, the NAACP.
If you’re one of those people who tune in every week to watch Insecure because Issa, Molly and Lawrence remind you of yourself or friends of yours, then last night’s episode did one of two things: It reminded you of all the dumb mistakes you’ve made when dating, or the characters reminded you of that one friend who…
Hi. In case you’ve been living under a rock, you know that today, throughout this fine nation of ours, at various times, you will be able to see AT LEAST a partial solar eclipse.
The internet can be a dark and enraging place sometimes, but every once in a while, there is a ray of light in this darkness: This time, that beautiful spark of greatness comes in the form of a petition to replace a Confederate statue with one of Missy Elliott.
There are three questions for which black America has never received a satisfactory answer:
So, there’s apparently a viral photo circulating the interwebs that purportedly shows a Confederate-monument defender embracing a Black Lives Matter supporter ... and I have some serious questions.
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