California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Thursday that his state would prohibit state-funded and state-sponsored travel to Alabama, Kentucky, South Dakota and Texas due to discriminatory legislation enacted in those states that targets LGBT Americans.
An article was published Wednesday that questioned the organization, the leadership, the purpose, the plans and the goals of Black Lives Matter. It was an article that organizers in the Movement for Black Lives say included multiple inaccuracies, and as the group seeks corrections or a retraction, they responded with…
Loyalty. It’s not something to be bought or sold. In life, one could only wish to find a tribe of loyal people.
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It’s been less than a week since Bill Cosby’s trial for sexual assault ended in a mistrial, but the public relations campaign to reclaim his image as America’s father figure is already well underway. Though more than 50 women have accused him of sexual misconduct, his spokesman told Fusion this week that Cosby…
A senior Energy Department official tried to delete all of his hateful, racist and misogynist tweets, but the internet remains undefeated.
On Friday the 16-month-old girl who was allegedly beaten into a coma by her teenage dad during a Father’s Day visit died at a hospital in New York City’s Brooklyn borough.
Look, there are a lot of things that Dennis Rodman is great at. He’s great at rebounding. He’s great at getting tattoos and weird piercings.
For the second time, jurors were unable to reach a unanimous verdict in the murder trial of Ray Tensing, the (now-former) University of Cincinnati police officer who shot Sam Dubose in the head during a traffic stop.
For centuries, U.S.-based evangelical Christians have traversed the continent of Africa spreading messages of homophobia and transphobia against the LGBTQ community.
A bill made it through the New Jersey General Assembly on Thursday, requiring schools to teach kids how to interact with police “in a manner marked by mutual cooperation and respect.”
Jazz has always been one of the soundtracks of black people’s journey toward freedom in America. Artists like Nina Simone and Gary Bartz became the fearless messengers of African-American protest.
This fidget-spinner-ass administrator can’t stop spinning the truth. President Molten Lava Face had one of his friends from
Fake News Fox News over to the White House to feather him with only the softest of questions, but from that interview—which was shot Thursday and aired Friday morning—I was able to ascertain two…
Listen, if you’re not following the Rev. Al Sharpton on social media, what are you doing with your life? Lately, the civil rights leader has been posting selfies like the one above, and while he thinks it’s just a harmless promotion of a healthy lifestyle, the internet, namely black Twitter, thought it was hilarious…
Beyoncé’s Lemonade album manifests a political prowess and #BlackGirlMagic that inspires many of us.
The city of Ferguson, Mo.’s insurance company paid out $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was gunned down by Police Officer Darren Wilson in August 2014.
An off-duty police officer who was just trying to help his colleagues after a car chase ended in a shootout near his home ended up being shot by a fellow cop who did not recognize that they were on the same team.
Updated Friday, June 23, 2017, 10:57 a.m. EDT: After deliberating for four hours, a South Bend, Ind., jury found Michael Young guilty of murder on Thursday, ending his three-day trial for shooting 27-year-old Markest Flowers in downtown South Bend.