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White House Must Respond to Petition to Ban YG’s ‘Meet the Flockers’

A petition started on the White House’s “We the People” website in September is calling for rapper YG's song, "Meet the Flockers," to be banned from public media. Because it has now received the required...

Clinton’s Leaked Emails: Staffers Think BLM Is ‘Yuck,’ Hate Term ‘White Privilege’

Leaked emails from Wikileaks have revealed some interesting information, specifically an email exchange between several of Clinton's top campaign staffers regarding the Democratic presidential hopeful's July 2015 speech before the National Urban League. This...

To Michelle Obama, With Love: Notes to First Lady Thank Her for Changing American...

Four notes celebrating Michelle Obama and everything that she is, that she does and that she has achieved have been printed in the New York Times. The notes, which are characterized as thank you...

Charleston Shooting Victims Sue FBI, Agency Claims No Liability

The FBI is moving to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the survivors of the Charleston, South Carolina church shooting who say that negligence perpetrated by the federal government allowed and enabled Dylann Roof to...

Not Another Tamika Cross: Second Black Female Doctor Steps Forward With Racism Claims Against...

In the wake of Dr. Tamika Cross and her harrowing experience of racism on a Delta Airlines flight last week comes yet another story, eerily identical to the previous one. This time, the doctor involved...

Afropunk Atlanta 2016 Photos – The Flyest Attendees on Display

The first Afropunk festival in Atlanta came and went this weekend. The Carnival of Consciousness was many things at once: a seminar; a marketplace with vendors; a bar; a food truck utopia; a series...

Tyson Gay’s Daughter Killed by Stray Bullet in Kentucky Shooting

Trinity Gay, a standout high school sprinter for Lafayette High School and the daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay, has been killed. Late Saturday night, Gay was at a fast food restaurant near Lexington, Kentucky when...

Doc McStuffins Actress Sues Disney for Untimely Payments, Refusing to Pay Portion of Merchandise Sales

Disney is under fire since news broke that Kiara Muhammad, who voiced the titular character on the popular Doc McStuffins cartoon from 2012-2015, is suing Disney for unfairly compensating her. The lawsuit, which was filed...

Uber Secures Deal with Viral Sensation Ken Bone, Who’s Also a George Zimmerman Sympathizer 

Ken Bone, undecided voter, white male and Guess Who? board game character is now also a viral sensation. America was introduced to Ken Bone at the second presidential debate as an undecided voter. CNN referred...

Prince Brings in $25M Posthumously, Stevie Wonder Headlines Tribute Concert 

Gone but not forgotten is an understatement. Prince Rogers Nelson, known under the mononym Prince, died earlier this year, but that has not stopped him from continuing to make money. According to Forbes, his earnings...

Lil Wayne Doubles Down on BLM Criticism: ‘I Got All Kinds of Colors Mattering’

After recently making headlines for saying racism is over, rapper Lil Wayne is back with more puzzling opinions about being Black in America. Last month, DeWayne Carter, a 34-year-old Black man from New Orleans, Louisiana, stated...

Afropunk Coming Back to Atlanta ‘Better, Bigger, Stronger’

The world's premier Black music festival, Afropunk, is coming back to Atlanta. Called "the most multicultural festival in the U.S." by The New York Times, the Afropunk festival began in Brooklyn but is now...

Some People Assumed Their Trophy Was for Basketball, But The Real Story is Far...

With one tweet, Sharif El-Mekki exposed the racist stereotypes that people project onto Black children. The tweet in question, posted on Oct. 10, shows two Black male students standing with pride as they hold...

Yale Athletics Apologizes for Racist Programs Featuring Native Americans

Cannot believe that @Yale & #Dartmouth would use such dehumanizing images of #Redface at a football game @NativeApprops pic.twitter.com/JMn1GE7SKB — Mary Kathryn Nagle (@MKNAGLE) October 9, 2016 The Yale Athletics Department came under fire for racist...

Iowa Man to Spend 10 Years in Prison, Pay Less Than $2K in Restitution...

Admitted white supremacist and career racist Randy Metcalf received the maximum sentence allowed for a hate crime-related assault — 10 years. In January 2015, Metcalf brutally assaulted a Black man, Lamarr Sandridge, in a bar...

Solange Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200, Proves Social Justice Is Winning

Solange Knowles has earned her first No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart for her new album, A Seat at the Table. Her third full-length album, released Sept. 30, has topped charts and excited...

Condoleezza Rice Has Had ‘Enough’ of Trump: He Should Not be President

Condoleezza Rice had some brutally honest words for anyone still supporting Donald Trump's presidential hopes. In a statement on her Facebook page, the former Secretary of State said plainly that enough is enough and "Donald...

White Neighbors Get Taste of Their Own Passive Aggressive Medicine After Threatening to Call...

In a move that might win him Black Hero of the Week, Richard Scott Brookshire III, MPA, penned a letter to his passive aggressive white neighbors to let them know exactly where he stood...

Mike Pence Refuses to Pardon Innocent Man Keith Cooper: ‘It’s Like a Slap in...

In 1997, Keith Cooper was wrongly convicted of attempted murder and armed robbery in Elkhart, Indiana. He fit the description of the suspect: tall, thin and Black. The man who was found to be...

Ben & Jerry’s Affirms Black Lives Matter, Racists Predictably Disagree

Ice cream company and social justice advocate Ben & Jerry’s have taken a firm stance on the importance of Black lives. Yesterday they tweeted a picture of a simple phrase, Black Lives Matter, and captioned...

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