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When you hear of careers in computer science and coding, you may immediately think of stereotypically boring nerds in short-sleeved button-ups and pocket protectors staring at lines of binary scrolling across a screen. But what if code could create a holographic dress or a purse that lights up in different colors…
For nearly a decade, there hasn’t been more than a vestige of a black society in the official world of Dungeons & Dragons. There have been black people, but no black civilizations except for a relatively small group of survivors of a catastrophe and locals living under colonists’ control. Back in 2008, D&D’s…
Pennsylvania police are searching for Donald Jenkins Jr. after he reportedly walked in on his daughter and her boyfriend at a Motel 6 on Sunday and shot the boyfriend in the groin. The 40-year-old Jenkins then took off in his car.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is known for many fabulous talents, but acting isn’t exactly one of them. Nevertheless, that didn’t stop director Bill Condon from trying to cast the cultural icon in his live-action Beauty and the Beast film. Spoiler: Beyoncé said no.
On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Blac Chyna filed a lawsuit against the entire Kardashian clan for battery and for cancelling her reality tv show, Rob and Chyna, in which she starred with her then-partner, Rob Kardashian.
I’m out of shape. It’s a reality. I just recently started working back out again because stairs were looking like obstacles I could not surmount without sounding like Lord Vader when I was through.
Editor’s note: This first appeared on VSB on Oct. 21, 2016.
Remember last year, when Azealia Banks said that actor Russell Crowe spit on her and called her the n-word as he kicked her out of his party? And although Banks thought Wu-Tang founding member RZA would come to her defense, he did not and said that Banks was lying? Well, guess who’s fessing up now?
There is no point in debating whether or not President Donald Trump is a “real Christian.” At this point it really doesn’t matter. He is America’s religious darling and is the single most important political figure in mainstream Christian politics. Delving into the minutiae of Scripture and its meaning is…
Oh Ayantee, how I love thee.
Whether people want to accept it or not, some of your most trusted companies producing skin-care products in the U.S. take on different motives in other countries. Take, for example, the company behind Dove, the people who told us to “love the skin you’re in.” Unilever apparently doesn’t want people in Asian and…
I marched a hole in my shoes the first time.
When terrorists killed 300 people and injured hundreds more in Somalia during a horrific single attack, the world was silent. No talk-show posturing. No wall-to-wall coverage even though it was one of the most devastating terrorist attacks anywhere in the world for many years. Why this double standard?
As the city of Detroit looks to make a comeback, its resurgence and economic development continue to get national attention, but there is a large group of people who get left out of the narrative when we hear stories about the city bouncing back: women of color.
It’s not a terribly difficult name to remember: La David Johnson. Five syllables for a fallen soldier who died in an ambush in Niger earlier this month.
After serving more than two decades behind bars in a Kansas correctional facility for a double murder, Lamonte McIntyre was freed Saturday. He doesn’t have any job prospects or even a résumé. He has no computer skills and has never owned a smartphone.
There’s news of yet another black woman being hostilely removed from an American Airlines airplane.
Whenever I see Ku Klux Klan rallies or skinheads marching, instead of hate, I am always filled with a sense of curiosity. What do white supremacists do when they’re not white-supremacy-ing? There’s only so much time one can fill denying holocausts and soaking crosses in kerosene for nighttime activities.
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