This Is Not Justice: Former Chicago Police Officer Sentenced to 6 Years, 9 Months for the Murder of Laquan McDonald

As if we needed more proof of just how much the criminal justice system in the United States does not value the lives of black people, a judge in Chicago gave us a glaring example. The former police officer who murdered 17-year-old Laquan McDonald will serve just 6 years and 9 months for his crime.

Paris Men's Fashion Week: Under Virgil Abloh's Eye, the Louis Vuitton Man Channels the King of Pop

Those of us watching Virgil Abloh’s debut as creative director of Louis Vuitton menswear last summer saw a clear nod to The Wizard of Oz on his prismatic runway. But with the presentation of his second collection for the label on Thursday in Paris, France, he made it clear that he was actually referencing The Wiz.…

Wayfair Wants You to Spend the Weekend Redecorating With Their Ultimate 4-Day Clearance Sale

You’ve spent the month thus far dutifully following up on your New Year’s resolutions (right?), so it’s probably time to upgrade your home to match the new and improved you. Wayfair’s Ultimate 4-Day Clearance sale is here to help you do just that, with up to 75% off everything from storage solutions to wall art to…

I Don’t Care What Y’all Say, If Buzzfeed Brings Down President Trump, I’m Inviting Them To The Cookout [Updated]

If BuzzFeed’s report that the president told his former lawyer and fixer to lie to Congress about the Moscow Tower turns out to be true and brings down the president, this will be the biggest moment in American history. Therefore, I’m formally requesting that we take a vote to extend one conditional cookout invitation…

As the 2019 Women's March Dawns and the DNC and Others Pull Support, Tamika Mallory and Co-Leaders Confront the Divide Within

As feminist activists and allies across the country prepare to join the third wave of Women’s Marches in as many years on Saturday, a well-publicized shadow has been cast over the event. The concern? Longstanding accusations of anti-Semitism and exclusion within the ranks of the Women’s March, with national…

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