Theodora Marie is my mother. She is one-half of an identical twinship forged in Grandmother’s womb some 66 years ago. Teddie is a fiery Sagittarius, an old-school nationalist and my very first love.
One of these days, y’all will finally learn to leave black women’s hair alone. But today is apparently not that day, and Grazia UK is facing criticism from actress and all-around queen Lupita Nyong’o after, she says, the magazine edited out her hair “to fit their notion of what beautiful hair looks like.”
Her mother-in-law’s paternal roots lie in what was once Texas’ richest county, made so off the backs of slaves.
After weeks of repairs, Puerto Rico was hit Thursday night with a major power outage that has thrown a substantial portion of the island back into darkness.
The pastor of the Sutherland Springs, Texas, church where 26 people were killed in a horrific shooting rampage is considering tearing down the building and putting up a memorial in its place.
Update: Both of these deals are back in stock, if you missed them on Friday.
The Hollywood floodgates are open, and baby, are the accusations and revelations of predatory sexual behavior pouring out.
A banner week for Democrats just got better, now that a Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama has been accused of pursuing a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl when he was in his 30s, and national Republican leadership is asking him to drop out of a special election to replace Jeff Sessions.
In one of the most disturbing stories of the year, Jelani Maraj, older brother of rapper Nicki Minaj, was found guilty Thursday of predatory sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child in a nearly three-week-long rape case.
Updated Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 3:13 p.m. EST: Both Twitter Support and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have responded to the controversy surrounding Jason Kessler’s account being verified by Twitter.
The entirety of black geekdom simultaneously caught the Holy Ghost on Thursday when Marvel released posters for some of the individual characters in the movie that already has black people practicing their “I’m ’bout ta die” voice so they can call in on Feb. 16, 2018.
Robotic vacuums are so cheap and ubiquitous now, it almost makes sense to start building a fleet of them.
It’s. About. To. Go. Down.
Pretty soon, Chance the Rapper is going to have to change his name to Chance the Really Good Dude Who Seems to Take Every Opportunity to Do the Right Thing, Giving Hope to People Like Me Who Think This World Is Cold, Cruel and Filled With People Who Would Put a Puppy in a Blender and Crush an Infant’s Windpipe With…
At this point, it surprises no one that Fox News continues to hire a veritable all-star team of racists. Recent additions include Laura Ingraham, a woman who thinks undocumented immigrants who want to re-enter the country should be shot, and Tomi Lahren, who’s likened Black Lives Matter to the new Ku Klux Klan.
It’s tempting to write off critiques of identity politics the same way you would ironic tattoos or Taylor Swift as a “white-people thing,” but the term has become so hotly debated and so misunderstood that an increasing number of young people of color feel put off by it.
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