If you think the n-word is an American tradition/phenomenon/slur, think again. A British lawmaker has been suspended after a recording surfaced of her using the racial slur to describe the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union without a deal.
While Americans were riveted by the James Comey Senate hearings Thursday, another event, almost as important to our democracy, was happening across the pond. The British had a general election that pretty much upended the political order of the United Kingdom, the United States and Europe for the next several years.
There are many subtle, and not so subtle, ways to let somebody know, “You can stay here, but I don’t really want you here.” Like, letting someone stay at your house, but making them leave when you go to work because you “don’t have another key.” Or constantly asking someone sleeping on your pullout couch, “When does…
“Sup with ya man’s?”
Today is the election, and like millions of other African Americans, I’m headed to the polls to cast my vote. I can’t really say who I’m voting for, but let’s just say that I’m voting for a woman, and her party symbol is a jackass donkey.
Marc Lamont Hill—Morehouse College Distinguished Professor of African-American Studies, New York Times best-selling author of Nobody, VH1 talk show host and a much-sought-after political and cultural commentator—swung by 105.1's The Breakfast Club to chop it up with D.J. Envy, Charlamagne tha God and Angela Yee.
#Blaxit was last week’s Twitter reality check as folks explained the realities of what American culture would lose if African Americans, indeed, returned to “Africa.” (In quotes because most of us wouldn’t really know to which part of Africa to go.) But, beyond that, the conversation about moving out of the U.S. has…
What is Brexit?
The last 72 hours have been a whirlwind of news in the United States—Supreme Court rulings, the Freddie Gray case and the Democrats’ House of Representatives sit-in for starters. Across the pond, however, there was a vote that not only is horribly instructive for what could happen in America this fall but, worse,…
The United Kingdom will no longer remain in the European Union, voting 51.9 percent to 48.1 percent in favor of the "Brexit" referendum.