Because your president is a feeble-minded idiot, he got on Twitter Thursday night and continued to deny that he made an insensitive and reprehensible comment to a grieving widow earlier this week, even though his chief of staff confirmed for the world that he had in fact said it.
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Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett says the issue of Colin Kaepernick’s unemployment needs to be addressed before players and the league can move forward with talks on how to work together on social causes.
Actress Lupita Nyong’o penned a heartfelt op-ed in the New York Times on Thursday saying that she, too, has been sexually harassed by Hollywood sexual predator Harvey Weinstein.
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Thursday’s White House press briefing featured a guest appearance by White House chief of staff John Kelly, who doubled down on the ignorant and disrespectful comments the president made to the widow of a fallen soldier earlier this week.
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A Massachusetts school has apologized and added some much-needed context to a racially insensitive photo that appears to show a young black grade-schooler tethered to two white children.
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A New York Black Lives Matter group has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming that Clarkstown, N.Y., police illegally spied on its members for at least a year, from January through December 2015.
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Editor’s note: This was originally published to The Root on Oct. 1, 2015.
The two-story brick plantation house in Georgia is an unlikely “monument to the culture” of the Cherokee tribe, but that’s what they call it.
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White supremacist human dump truck Richard Spencer is moving forward with plans to speak at the University of Florida on Thursday, despite concerns that the event could turn violent.
On Wednesday a jury finally convicted a former Oklahoma police officer for fatally shooting the black boyfriend of his daughter in a racially charged case that featured three mistrials before a fourth trial found the ex-cop guilty.
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