Following Wayne LaPierre’s rigorous commitment to arming educators in the wake of yet another school shooting, Philando Castile’s mother has called the National Rifle Association CEO a hypocrite for not standing up for her son, who both owned a gun and was a public school employee.
Erika Alexander has one of those signature laughs. It’s really more of a cackle. Over the phone, her effusiveness travels, just as her character Maxine Shaw’s did through five seasons of Living Single, the prototypical ’90s sitcom about four black women in Brooklyn. At one point a cultural force—the highest-rated…
The Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., was one of the deadliest school shootings in modern American history. Seventeen people were killed and 15 injured.
Color of Change, a nonprofit civil rights advocacy organization, and AMC Theatres are working together to give underprivileged children a chance to see screenings of A Wrinkle in Time for free.
The bricks in the Kremlin wall, also known as the Trump administration, continue to crumble as former presidential campaign aide Rick Gates becomes the third person close to Donald Trump to make a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller after pleading guilty to conspiracy and making a false statement.
Two years ago, as part of an assignment, I was white. I didn’t change my skin color or anything, but I drove across country for three days into Mexico in a van with eight white men.
I’ve been processing seemingly contradictory emotions since the Parkland, Fla., school shooting. I am at once in awe of and humbled by this youth resistance movement and its solidarity efforts, and yet almost indescribably devastated. This feeling of devastation goes beyond the tragic and preventable loss of life; it…
The first paragraph of Brittney Cooper’s Eloquent Rage lets us know she’s not playing with or scared of you motherfuckers:
Everyone can stop worrying about guns and mass shootings in schools because a Florida lawmaker has just introduced groundbreaking legislation that will surely be adopted by other areas throughout the nation and will definitely put a halt to gun violence.
Annie Caddell had been flying a Confederate battle flag outside her home for some seven years, standing at odds with her neighbors and community members who tried to get her to take down what is widely seen as a symbol of racism and hate.
In news that would shock only an alien who just landed in the United States on his way to Pluto and was unfamiliar with the legacy of fuckboy shit that the Trump administration has pulled, the Department of Justice, headed by Jeff “King Keebler” Sessions, has pursued fewer civil rights cases than previous…
Kendrick Lamar’s Damn. was pretty much literally the best album of 2017. K-Dot’s fourth studio album was nominated for Album of the Year and won Best Rap Album at this year’s Grammys. It was selected as Billboard’s Year-End No. 1 album of 2017 and received widespread acclaim from critics.
They’re calling them amnesty boxes, but these new green receptacles are essentially a treasure trove of discarded weed.
It’s official: Black Panther is a blockbuster hit, and our feelings will never be done with this film. This movie has emotionally affected us all. While there are many melanated people who are swathed in pride because of Black Panther’s representation and all-out beauty, there are just as many (if not more)…
Leave it to Oprah Winfrey to hit snooze on the bullshit.
In a sea of award shows, you may say to yourself, “I didn’t even know the MTV Movie & TV Awards were still a thing.” But with Tiffany Haddish hosting this year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards, it’s definitely going to be a huge “thing.” Especially with Haddish becoming the first black woman to host the show.