The protests against President Trump show no signs of slowing. In fact, even on this day off for most, anti-Trump activists are using the federal holiday to partake in actions that give outlet to their frustration with the executive branch.
After a much-needed respite from the public eye, former First Lady Michelle Obama will soon be back in our lives.
Name a successful president who takes campaign assistance from a “frenemy” of the United States, pretends not to know what his vice president does and does not know, and radically alters foreign policy towards the nation that helped him get into the White House.
Milo Yiannopoulos is a snide, racist piece of shit who benefits from the lowered expectations typically afforded to even the most mediocre white man. He has been referred to as a “beast” who “obliterates” political correctness as if PC culture—even at its peak—ever stopped a hate-mongering white dude with daddy issues…
Jay Z’s music streaming service Tidal has partnered with social justice organization, Sankofa.org, to exclusively premiere 17, a 17-minute visual EP inspired by the men, women and children who have fallen victim to racial and police violence, including Trayvon Martin who died at the age of 17 nearly five years ago.
Saturday’s British Challenge Mixed Martial Arts (BCMMA) 18 event had just started when Joe Harding got on his fancy and started dancing. His opponent Johan Segas took the opportunity to kick the shit out of him and the whole fight reminds me of 2008. Obama was voted into office and we were all dancing in the streets.…
Will “The Juice” be loose in summer 2017? It’s possible, even probable, according to legal experts who have analyzed his case.
Today, for Black History Month, I’d like to tell you about something that has been long forgotten in the legacy of Africans in America. You may have heard these stories and dismissed them as fabulous folklore or passed-down legends that bloomed into fable over the years, but trust me, this ain’t no Paul Bunyan fairy…
Now anyone who knows the genius of James Brown knows that that man kept “the pocket” thumping. Sadly, one of the drivers of Brown’s most iconic grooves—and one of hip-hop’s most sampled drummers—Clyde Stubblefield, has died. He was 73.
Some in the news media didn’t need President Donald Trump’s amazing news conference on Thursday to ask health professionals whether they thought Trump was mentally sound.
And the president is seemingly caught in another whopper. And by that doggone “fake press” at that.
Donald Glover is staying busy. The rapper and comedian, fresh off his two Golden Globes and NAACP Award for the breakout hit, Atlanta, was recently announced as the voice of Simba in Disney’s live-action version of the ’90s classic, The Lion King. He will be joined by James Earl Jones as Mufasa, a role Jones held in…
The White House budget office has reportedly drafted a list of American programs that President Trump could cut to put a dent in domestic spending, including the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which produces beloved TV show for children Sesame Street.
After calling President Obama “my nigga” at his very last White House Correspondent’s dinner, we knew Larry Wilmore had less than zero fucks to give about respectability politics or not speaking his black-ass mind.
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If there’s ever been anyone who can speak on the ins and outs of being a television writer and producer, it’s Felicia D. Henderson. Henderson’s newest show, The Quad, BET’s HBCU drama, which she co-writes and executive-produces, has received rave reviews since its premiere. The New York Times said that the show puts…
Finally, some truth out of Flint, Mich. The Michigan Civil Rights Commission released a report on Friday which said in part “systematic racism” going back decades is at the core of the problems that caused a lead-contaminated water crisis in the majority Black city of Flint.
President Trump had another one of his Twitter temper tantrums on Friday, taking to the social network platform to once again attack journalists and the media, calling specific outlets out by name and declaring them to be “the enemy of the American people.”
Scott Pruitt used his position as Oklahoma’s attorney general to repeatedly sue the Environmental Protection Agency for its efforts to regulate mercury, smog and other forms of pollution, and on Friday, he was sworn in as the agency’s new leader, bringing into question the future of the EPA under Trump’s…