When we got word Papa John’s Pizza got a new (black) face, Shaquille O’Neal, the crew at The Root had a field day. “Ask Shaq about his obsession with being a cop and if he had trouble finding a cap and cane for his soft shoe routine ...,” quipped one. “The same Shaq who just said Trump deserves a fair chance?”…
Last week, I got to participate in American Injustice: A BET Town Hall. It’s a series of live conversations with leaders from Cory Booker to Kamala Harris about how we got into this crisis of mass incarceration.
According to the Washington Post, counties that hosted Donald Trump rallies saw a 226 percent increase in hate crimes in the months following Trump’s stop in town.
The University of Georgia’s Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter has been suspended after video featuring members whipping someone while referring to cotton picking drew an online backlash.
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As Donald Trump moved to end differed enforced departure for Liberians last year, the Los Angeles Times reports a 28-year-old UCLA PhD Candidate may be forced to leave her home of 21 years.
Barbra Streisand has always been loud.
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Along with his father LaVar, Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball has severed business ties to Big Baller Brand co-founder Alan Foster after learning of his criminal past along with his failure to account for $1.5 million missing from Ball’s bank accounts.
Samsung’s quantum dot-powered Q7CN TVs aren’t exactly easy on the bank account, but it would be a stunning upgrade to your home theater, and you can save $150 on the 55" model today. Or you can spend an extra $400 for another 10" of screen real estate.
Perhaps no other city in America is as synonymous with gentrification as San Francisco.
On Tuesday, a Multnomah County, Ore., jury delivered a guilty verdict against Russell Courtier, a member of a white supremacist gang who ran down a black teenager with his Jeep in 2016. Courtier was found guilty of murder, as well as intimidation (a hate crime in Oregon), and hit-and-run driving.
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After two years of feverish speculation, anticipation, and hype, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s near-mythological report into Russian interference in the 2016 election—and President Donald Trump’s possible involvement in it—has finally landed, freeing us from one long national nightmare and possibly plunging us into…
Police have killed yet another black person in mental health distress, this time in State College, Pa. The most galling part of this tragedy, though, is that the officers were attempting to serve a “mental health warrant.”
She’s helped amplify countless black voices across the world, and now, Alicia Garza will have an even larger platform. The Black Lives Matter co-founder, who is also Director of Strategy and Partnerships at the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and founder and principal of Black Futures Lab, is now the new…