Univ. of Maryland Football Player Jordan McNair Died and No One Has Been Held Accountable

On May 29, University of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair was exhausted. He and the team were running 110-yard sprints in the hot sun during offseason conditioning drills. Maryland is not a football school. It never has been. Despite a few good seasons in the past which included some national rankings and…

#BrooklynBecky: Cops Called on Suspicious-Looking 'Black' Woman Waiting for Uber in the Rain

A recent video of a white woman calling the police on a woman for standing in a likely gentrified Brooklyn building’s doorway highlights the black community’s unawareness of a set of secretly ratified constitutional amendments guaranteeing Colonizer-Americans the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of unapologetic…

From White Privilege to White Tears: #PermitPatty Sobs That She Really Didn’t Mean for Police to Come

The same white woman who used her white-woman privilege first to bully an 8-year-old black girl who was selling water and then to call the police on said little black girl for being noncompliant is now pouring out her white-woman tears in the aftermath of the incident and wants everyone to feel sorry for her. She…

This Is How You Use Your Privilege, Part 2: ‘Your Silence Is Your Discrimination,’ Says Jessica Chastain

“When you know better, you do better,” or so the saying goes. Sometimes—most times—it takes someone with privilege to enact change for everyone else. In January, actress Jessica Chastain made headlines when she advocated for equal pay for fellow actress and friend Octavia Spencer, addressing the persistently deep pay…

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