Summer is indisputably a season tailor-made for black joy. ’Tis the season of cookouts, stoop-sitting, rooftop bars, music and food festivals, block parties, hand fans, summer jams and all-white affairs (“Diner en Blanc,” if you’re bougie).
In undergrad, there was a frat brother who would watch fictional movies and randomly announce which characters he thought would have tried to join black Greek organizations.
Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are now responding to the backlash of their new HBO series Confederate. The alt-history series, which is built around the premise of the confederate winning the war and slavery still existing, was met with backlash after HBO announced it on Wednesday.
Authorities in Cocoa, Fla. say that a group of teens callously watched on and laughed as a 32-year-old disabled man drowned in a retention pond last week.
If you’ve never checked out Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, what are you even doing on Kinja Deals? The retailer puts thousands of fall and winter styles, plus Nordstrom Beauty Exclusives, on sale way before they go into the stores. Once the sale is over, you’ll only be able to get them for full price, so you’d better…
Imagine realizing that you struck gold and didn’t have to sit next to two other people on your flight, but only to find out that you’d have to endure something worst than fighting over armrests and people trying to make their way to the restroom.
Black Lives Matter Activist and Campaign Zero co-founder Deray Mckesson will leave his position as head of human resources for Baltimore public schools at the end of this month to focus on his podcast and activism.
Those who want to blame every single black person who has ever been shot by police for their own death have finally gotten their perfect victim: a white woman named Justine Damond. A lawyer representing the family of the Australian native who was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer said Thursday that…
In the heavily anticipated movie Girls Trip, one of the stars of the movie, Regina Hall, plays Ryan Pierce, a strong black woman who’s created a conception of her life as the one who “has it all.” We quickly learn that Ryan’s fantasy life is a fantasy even to her. Without spoiling anything (because you should…
The last chance to preorder and save on Anker’s truly wireless earbuds, the simplest cold brew coffee maker, and the Philips Hue White starter kit lead off Thursday’s best deals.
A police officer in Baltimore has been suspended and two of his colleagues have been placed on non-public-contact administrative duty after the public defender’s office released bodycam footage that appears to show the first officer planting drugs at a crime scene prior to making an arrest.
Black America figured that O.J. Simpson would be in prison forever. To hear white people tell it, O.J. is responsible for: ex-wife Nicole Simpson’s and Ron Goldman’s deaths; the current Black Lives Matter movement; Colin Kaepernick’s protest and hair; Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s martial issues; and Drake’s supposed baby with…
By now you’ve heard that R. Kelly has allegedly formed a sex cult with women ranging in age from their late teens to late 20s (Kelly denies the allegations). Was anyone really surprised, though?
The leader of a white nationalist group has pleaded guilty to physically harassing a black woman during a March 2016 Donald Trump rally in Louisville, Ky.
The family of an Illinois man is searching for answers after he was found unresponsive in an Illinois jail cell. Michael Jefferson was serving time in Menard Maximum Security Correctional Facility for a parole violation of a gun charge, according to the Randolph Herald Tribune.
I first met Issa Rae in 2011 shortly after her web series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, wrapped its first irreverent season. Though we’d never met, we laughed like old friends about everything from dating in L.A. to Idris Elba’s unstoppable swag. At the time, I didn’t know Rae was on the verge of stardom—I…
There are few things that are more blatant than what is going on in White County, Tenn., where inmates are apparently given a reduced jail sentence if they agree to get either a vasectomy or a birth control implant.
Skin color both unites and divides us. Whether you live in India, East Africa or Japan, the color of your skin shapes your identity and opportunities. The Color Complex is a narrative series that explores how people of color around the world struggle for visibility and learn to navigate the prejudices and social…
It would feel like hell outside across much of the country on the day O.J. Simpson had a parole hearing to determine whether or not he could leave the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., a few years early.
In this political climate, which seems to be grounded in separatism, it is rare when we can all come together to agree on one thing, but I think we can all agree that everyone hates Attorney General Jeff Sessions.