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Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church Opens Its Doors For Sunday Service

By: Katrin Higher / June 21, 2015

The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Charleston, South Carolina opened its doors on Sunday morning for worship service a mere four days after an unthinkably violent mass shooting claimed the lives of its pastor and eight others inside.

Among the mourners and community members were South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and Charlesto… More »


WATCH: Larry Wilmore’s Epic Takedown Of Crappy Fox News Charleston Coverage

By: Katrin Higher / June 20, 2015

Watch Larry Wilmore skewer Fox News’s poor coverage of the Charleston shooting.

Fox continues its terrible coverage – doing all they can to convince its viewers that this was not a racially motivated hate crime.

With all of the chatter and racism in the conservative media surrounding this tragedy, Wilmore offer… More »


Dylann Roof’s Terrifying Manifesto Has Been Discovered

By: Katrin Higher / June 20, 2015

The terrifying racist manifesto of mass murderer Dylann Storm Roof, the 21-year-old South Carolinian who shot nine African American people inside of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church last week, has been discovered by Twitter users Emma Quangel and Henry Krinkle.

The manifesto was discovered on a site called “The Last Rhodesian” (please take… More »


Family Members Of Victims In Charleston Shooting Forgive Shooter

By: Katrin Higher / June 20, 2015

In the wake of the horrific tragedy in Charleston, an unbelievable display of grace took place today from some of the families of the victims.

Addressing Dylann Roof from the courtroom today, several family members offered him a message of forgiveness, as well as a pledge to “pray for his soul.”… More »


Google Will Now Remove Revenge Porn Upon Request

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 19, 2015

Definitely a step in the right direction. More »


I’m Fresh Out Of Outrage, Hollywood Reporter, Try Again

By: Megan Reynolds / June 19, 2015

Madness is tiring. … More »


Iowa Supreme Court Rules Abortion Telemedicine Ban Unconstitutional

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 19, 2015

Plus, there’s a “vaginal beauty contest” you can enter. More »


Lindsey Graham Declares Undying Love For The Confederate Flag

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 19, 2015

“It’s part of who we are,” he says. … More »


#WomenCanBuild Exhibits Women In Manufacturing

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 19, 2015

Question: What happens when you mix a Pulitzer-winning photographer, two producers with a vision, inequity in employment, a history of hard-working women, and some conviction together?

Answer: The Women Can Build project, a collection of portraits of women working in manufacturing, both past and present.

The project, headed by producers Madeline… More »


#Problematic: White Media, Ruby Rose Fangirls, Neil Young’s Still Got It, Belly Button Body Shaming

By: Chloe Stillwell / June 19, 2015

What a goddamn week it’s been. … More »


Jeb Bush Just Not Sure Charleston Shooting Was Racially Motivated

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 19, 2015

Dylann Storm Roof would beg to differ. More »


Etsy Is Absolutely Right To Ban The Sale Of Magic Spells

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 19, 2015

It’s not about discrimination, but protecting customers from frauds and con-artists. More »


Goldman Sachs Interns No Longer Allowed To Work Past Midnight

By: Jenn Frank / June 19, 2015

Since 2013, multiple investment banking interns have died from overwork and suicide. Will Goldman Sachs’s new policy help? More »


No Jokes: Jon Stewart and Larry Wilmore Get Serious About Charleston Mass Murder

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 19, 2015

Comedy Central took a somber turn as Stewart and Wilmore discussed Charleston. More »


A Woman Will Be On The Ten-Dollar Bill

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 18, 2015

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that a woman will be featured on ten dollar bills in the near future; also, Hillary Clinton is putting paid apprenticeships for young people on her campaign agenda. More »


South Carolina Needs To Take That Confederate Flag Down Now

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 18, 2015

Keeping the Confederate flag up is nothing but cruel. More »


Your Bitchy Resting Face Makes People Think You’re Untrustworthy

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 18, 2015

New research published in the journal Personal and Social Psychology Bulletin has shown that people tend to think that a bitchy resting face means you’re untrustworthy.

Well, sort of. The study presented pictures of various faces to participants, and they all tended to agree on which faces looked trustworthy, whether or not they… More »


Charleston Paper Semi-Apologizes For Slapping Gun Ad Above Mass Shooting Headline

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 18, 2015

Today in “incredibly poor judgement.”… More »


Charleston Shooter: “You rape our women and you’re taking over our country”

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 18, 2015

Facebook pictures reveal Dylann Storm Roof wore a jacket featuring white supremacist patches on it. … More »


Donald Trump’s Campaign Hired Actors To Cheer Him On

By: Katrin Higher / June 18, 2015

Ever since the news broke that The Donald is running for president, sane men and women across America have been walking around with mouths agape in disbelief.

Now proving that the whole thing is probably a charade are the folks at The Hollywood Reporter, who found out that his campaign actually paid actor… More »


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