James Runcie, chief operating officer of the Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid, quit his job suddenly Tuesday night and sent an email to his staff outlining his reasons for not wanting to work in the Trump administration.
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Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017, 4:50 p.m. EDT: Commerce, Texas, Police Chief Kerry Crews has been placed on administrative duty while an outside organization hired by the city investigates claims that he called Carmen Ponder a “black bitch” and had her arrested following a road rage incident—one that he allegedly…
In a move that’s sure to get people’s underwear in a bunch among those who are already against granting people the right to vote, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed a bill restoring thousands of Alabama felons’ right to vote.
Teddy Riley has made some of the most important American music in history. As a producer, the Harlem-born icon invented the genre of New Jack Swing, a layered and vibrant sound that fused rap and R&B so creatively that classics in his oeuvre—Heavy D & the Boyz’s “Now That We Found Love,” Keith Sweat’s “I Want Her,”…
Updated Thursday, May 25, 2017, 2:45 p.m. EDT: Nicholas Dean has been fired from his position at Crescent Leadership Academy.
President Donald Trump is the drunk uncle demanding that the DJ at the cookout turn the music down because he wants to make a speech. Everyone knows what’s coming and everyone is nervous.
Black folks have always faced an existential dilemma in the U.S. The constant drum of violence on our bodies and our dignity leaves an impression on our collective psyche that we too seldom acknowledge.
Because the Trump administration can’t hold water, not only has the president had to come out and denounce reported leaks coming from someone in the White House, but police in Manchester, England, are no longer sharing details of their investigation into the most recent terrorist attacks with their American…
Last year a white student at my son’s high school called a black kid a slave. When my son came home to tell me what happened, I decided to look the kid’s mother up on my community’s Facebook page to inform her about her son.
Former President Barack Obama is entirely too dignified to get on a world stage and say that President Donald Trump is a completely inept hell spawn who wears dive goggles when he paints his skin burnt sienna. Obama will never say that the current president is a divisive heel who is so far in the deep end that he…
A community preservation organization in the Chelsea section of Manhattan in New York City has done its part to make sure the city’s last Underground Railroad site remains standing and is restored to its original design.
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Late Wednesday, Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte reportedly had enough of questions being asked by a reporter from The Guardian, so he body-slammed him to the ground because that’s how Republicans roll.
Why would they vote against their own self-interests? This was the question many of us asked—in anger, horror and complete confusion—after the election of the least competent president in recorded history (thus far).
Amazon’s running a new fitness-focused Gold Box to get you ready for going outside, this time with a solid selection of New Balance apparel for men and women, all marked down to great low prices.
Imagine going up to a drug dealer and asking him to swipe your EBT card so you can buy some edibles. That’s exactly what Home Depot’s co-founder, Ken Langone, thinks is happening when it comes to how food stamp recipients use their benefits.
While many families across the country are celebrating this year’s graduating class of 2017, Richard Collins III’s family is in the midst of planning his funeral after he was killed, authorities say, by Sean Urbanski, a man who loved killing deer and loved the Baltimore Ravens.
Some people in this world really shouldn’t have access to guns. And an off-duty New York City correctional officer, who shot himself and a woman he was showing off to at a bar, just might be one of those people.
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