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Just A Note To Tila Tequila And Anyone Else Who Desperately Wants To Use Racial Slurs

This week, flat-earther, anti-Semite and former professional MySpace person Tila Tequila went on yet another weird Twitter rant. This time about how terribly unfair it is that she can’t use…

Robyn Pennacchia |

Darling Texas A&M Students Greet Black High Schoolers With Racial Slurs, Confederate Earrings

Students reportedly shouted “Go back where you came from!” to the high schoolers.

Robyn Pennacchia |

Kentucky Mayor Admitted Trading Favors For BJs, But Charges Were Dismissed

Mayor Scott Ellis is also accused of making racial slurs.

Robyn Pennacchia |

Jim Crow Is Alive And Well In The Advertising Industry

What does it mean when a Creative Director at an ad agency is comfortable throwing a “Ghetto Party” for employees?

Carol H. Hood |

No, Beyoncé Is Not Appropriating Anything In Coldplay’s New Video

 Are white people the only ones who can be accused of cultural appropriation? The short answer: Yes.

Tiffanie Drayton |

Diversity Of SAG Award Winners Emphasizes Oscar’s Missives

The 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards showed us all that diversity can and does win. During a time when this years Oscars nominations have caused a nationwide discussion on their

Katrin Higher |

White Feminists, Please Remember That Black Women Are People Too

“Ain’t I a woman?” is a question we still have to ask in 2016 and that’s ridiculous.

Tiffanie Drayton |

Maine Gov. Is Sorry If You Think His Racist Comment Was Racist

Paul Le Page recently warned of men named “D-Money” coming to Maine to sell drugs and impregnate white girls.

Robyn Pennacchia |

Vanity Fair’s Megyn Kelly Profile Conveniently Ignores One Tiny Thing, Which Is Racism

Anybody with half a beating heart will appear moderate and well-spoken when they are contending with Donald Trump’s violent sexism.

Bronwyn Isaac |

David Duke Thinks Trump Is More “Radical” Than He Is, And He’s Actually Kind Of Right

Trump’s rhetoric is actually a lot harsher sounding than David Duke’s is.

Robyn Pennacchia |

We Aren’t Asking Tina Fey To “Explain Jokes,” We’re Asking Her To Listen

Tina Fey is quitting the Internet. As the former 30 Rock actress, who is currently co-starring in the movie Sisters with frequent collaborator Amy Poehler, explained in an

Nico Lang |

New Orleans To Remove 4 Confederate Statues Around City

Four confederate statues have been ordered to be removed from New Orleans, Louisiana.

A 6 to 1 vote amongst city council representatives ruled in favor of having them…

Katrin Higher |

Dear Rutgers University: How Could You Cancel The “Politicizing Beyonce” Course?!

As a Black woman and college graduate, I want to stress the importance of having classes that connect women of color to their struggle, allowing them to form critical opinions

Tiffanie Drayton |

The Daniel Holtzclaw Verdict Is A Victory For Black Women, Not Feminism

Last week, Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty of 18 (out of 36) counts of rape and sexual misconduct. Some of his victims gathered to sing him “Happy Birthday” as he was carted…

Tiffanie Drayton |

5 Black Lives Matter Activists Shot By White Assailants During Minneapolis Protest

Last night, gunfire interrupted a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis when three white males, allegedly wearing masks and bullet proof vests, shot five people, all of whom thankfully survived. The protest…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Trump PAC Founder Defends Assault On Black Activist At Rally

He rationalized this by saying he would get beat up if he went to a black church.

Robyn Pennacchia |

On Fay Wells & The Impact Of #SayHerName On The Media

Black women, as a demographic, refuse to be oppressed and silenced and that refusal is giving us the space to be heard, enumerate our struggles and demand justice. This makes

Tiffanie Drayton |
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