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LeBron James’ Destruction of the Cleveland Cavaliers Is Complete: Kyrie Irving Headed to Boston Celtics

LeBron James has single-handedly destroyed the Cleveland Cavaliers’ franchise twice now. The first go-round was shortly after the team invested tons of money to try to build a franchise around him and he bolted to the Miami Heat. But the Cavaliers recovered, thanks to some draft luck and landing perennial All-Star…

Steven Mnuchin’s Wife Gets Called Out for Flossin’ on the ’Gram and Has the Whitest Response Ever

Actress Louise Linton, wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, got called out for being extra for the ’gram after she hashtagged her Valentino shoes and her Hermès scarf in a photo of herself and her deplorable stepping off Air Force One. And, like most white women spoiled and privileged, she took the opportunity…

The Charged, Complicated Racial Dynamics of Cardi B's 'Bodak Yellow' Video

Cardi B is everywhere these days. Last week, her single “Bodak Yellow” became the first female rap track to break into the Top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100 since Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” in 2014. (It’s now at no. 3.) The “Bodak Yellow” music video has racked up over 72 million views as of this writing, and it’s still…

Washed-Up Confederate-Flag Waver Who Stole Black Music Says ‘Fuck Colin Kaepernick’

You know how sometimes you forget a person’s name even though you can see his or her face in your mind’s eye? How you can remember everything about the person, except his or her name? That’s the exact state of mental purgatory in which I find myself as I write this. I’m sure it’ll come to me before this article is…

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I Don’t Know How to Convince R. Kelly Fans That They Should Give a Shit About Black Girls

What separates R. Kelly—specifically, the support of him, the defense of him and the wagons circling around him—from most other notable moral quandaries is the lack of any sort of reasonable justification for any continued Kelly-centric advocacy or patronage. For instance, it’s no secret now that Chick-fil-A has…