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.
CoverGirl is definitely stepping up by having all sorts of women repping its brand. In addition to Queen Latifah, Sofia Vergara and, most recently, Issa Rae, Ayesha Curry, the wife and rib of Golden State Warrior Steph Curry, will now be a face of CoverGirl, too.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is a terrible person. He’s stolen elections, he’s bankrupted the country’s economy, he’s murdered citizens and his wife beats models with extension cords (???), and the world will be a better place when he’s dead. (Speaking of which, he’s 93 years old, but don’t allow that to give…
There are some things for which we don’t need confirmation. And when I say “we,” I mean black people. There are many things that we know, even though we don’t know know.
Anyone who thinks “clean-cut American kids” are somehow incapable of violent acts of racism hasn’t been paying attention. On Tuesday, Ithaca, N.Y., police said that a 19-year-old white Cornell University student, identified as John Greenwood, has been charged with misdemeanor assault on a black Cornell undergrad. The…
A Mississippi elementary school teacher is catching the heat after a racist Facebook post on her page saying that black people can “move back to Africa” if they don’t like the way the country is going.
Many never forgave Jigga (OK, I never forgave Jigga) for going ahead with his Barneys capsule collaboration in 2013, when it was clear that the retailer was racially targeting its young African-American customers.
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New Orleans rapper Michael “Mystikal” Tyler has been indicted on charges of rape and kidnapping in an alleged 2016 incident.
A San Diego State professor has been making waves thanks to a “white-privilege checklist” she asked her students to complete for extra credit.
I guess a cop would best know how to run from cops? After years of being a fugitive, the law has finally apparently caught up with former Chicago Police Sgt. Eddie C. Hicks, who was arrested in Detroit early Tuesday morning.
For the first time since the Obama administration left office and subsequently moved most of the chocolate and reasonable, left-brain thinking out of the White House, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 47th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., is upon us. It all starts Wednesday.