Video of a California police officer forcefully arresting a woman who was selling flowers without a permit near a high school graduation last month has sparked social media backlash due to the tactics the officer used.
Editor’s Note: Trigger warning, this post talks about the subject of suicide, and was written before the death of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington.
Representation matters. We know this and still, representation is missing from the media we consume. For Matthew A. Cherry, seeing other black directors in action assured him that filmmaking was an attainable goal after he transitioned from the NFL.
Amazon’s had a few short-lived restockings of the gray Nintendo Switch, but if you were holding out for the Neon model, it’s in stock for Prime members right now, only the third time we’ve seen it there since initial preorders. Needless to say, we don’t expect it to last long at all.
The bonds between black women are not something you can watch on reality-TV shows or easily catch on any TV shows right now, except maybe Insecure. (Shoutout to Issa and Molly!) Black women’s friendship is more than boozy brunches, epic catfights and screaming “Yasss Queen” to one another. I mean, don’t get me…
Eleven-year-old AbbieGail Smith was killed in New Jersey last week in a tragedy that has shocked her entire family. Now the little girl’s grieving father and older sister, both of whom reside in Jamaica, are pleading with President Donald Trump to allow them into the U.S. to attend the little girl’s funeral this…
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 responding to the backlash concerning their new HBO series, Confederate. The alt-history series, which is built around the fictional premise of the Confederacy having won the war and slavery still existing, was met with criticism after HBO announced the show…
Authorities in Cocoa, Fla., say that a group of teens callously watched 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’d struck gold and didn’t have to sit next to two other people on your flight, 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 City 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…
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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…
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