Update: June 23, 2018 6:17 p.m EDT: The woman appropriately dubbed #PermitPatty has been identified as Alison Ettel, who owns a weed for dogs business in San Francisco. But get this, Ettel, in an interview with Huffington Post, says she was not motivated racially to snitch on the 8-year-old, but was tired of hearing…
I don’t condone refusing service to people unless their names rhymes with “Farah Suckabee Flanders” then I’m all for a restaurant staff asking the White House Press Secretary to leave the premises immediately.
The 2018 BET Awards weekend is well underway and just as ethnic as I presumed it would be! I hopped off the plane at LAX (no Miley) and was greeted with a vast array of lace fronts, Gucci track suits and about four of your cousins in durags and roller-sets.
A trial date has finally been set for a 55-year-old white man who has been charged for shooting at three black men in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
I turn 42 in August, and although I’m often mistaken for a 20-something millennial (thank you coconut oil and good genes), my inner-being is that of an old black lady. If you took the DNA of Dorothy from Golden Girls, Daria Morgendorffer, Richard Pryor and Thanos, you basically have me. I’m kind of cutthroat and take…
While America’s focus has rightfully been on the Trump administration’s draconian border policing, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt is out here balling!
Former First Lady Michelle Obama told the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference audience, in New Orleans, that her upcoming memoir “Becoming” will be a “re-humanization effort” that shares the “ordinariness of a very extraordinary story” that she hopes will give voice to people who feel voiceless, the …
There are literal birds chirping, tweeting and running around our hotel for the BET Awards — the vast Westin Bonaventure in Downtown Los Angeles where scenes from the film True Lies were shot.
The parents of a missing Michigan teenager received a text demanding a ransom be paid for the girl’s safe return.
Will Tom Arnold finally get us those pee-pee tapes of Donald Trump that allegedly exist? The ones of the him in a Moscow hotel with Russian sex workers? Or tapes of him allegedly using the n-word during The Apprentice?
What to wear? What to wear?
When it comes to public displays of privilege, perhaps there are no two greater examples of the entitlement that accompanies whiteness than Melania and Ivanka Trump. They are hailed as accomplished, successful icons of feminism and flawless beauty based solely on their achievements in the lucrative field of being…
3x points on dining. 4x points on gas. 2x points on all purchases. It’s easy to see these bonus categories on credit card offers and assume that those points are all created equal, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.
Lie. ... This is the first rule of talking about race. If you wish to discuss racism, the first thing you must learn is that you cannot call a thing exactly what it is. Even when you’re exposing the most egregious forms of discrimination, in America there is no room for truth.
After using the n-word on two separate occasions, Netflix’s chief communications officer, Jonathan Friedland, has been fired. In a memo, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said that Friedland’s use of the word at work “showed unacceptably low racial awareness and sensitivity.”
A black doctor coming home from a late-night shift was greeted by the ugly face of racism after a white man used his SUV to block her from entering the gated community where she has lived for about eight years.
Nothing is more important for your body than water. Saturday is National Hydration Day, so drink up!
By now, your feed has been flooded with disturbing images of immigrant children being separated from their parents. The Trump administration is responsible for creating a zero tolerance policy that criminally prosecutes undocumented immigrants and separates parents from their children (only after a national outcry…