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It’s 2015. Who the hell greenlit this? READ MORE »


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Vermont senator and 2016 democratic presidential hopeful wunderkind, Bernie Sanders drew giant crowds in Boston on Saturday evening, delivering passionate calls for reform.

He spoke of “an institutional racism that allows and continues to allow unarmed African Americans to be killed by police” as well as a call to enforce stricter gun control… READ MORE »


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Alabama, a state with Voter ID laws, is closing drivers license offices in counties with over 75 percent black people. READ MORE »


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A South Dakota convicted felon, Donald Anthony Watson (43), is currently in custody after telling the police that he was shot in the penis by a “black guy” when in reality he actually shot himself in his own goddamn penis, while trying to buy an illegal gun. What the fuck, right?

According to the arrest report,… READ MORE »


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Isn’t it rad when the people you trust with your money are actually sexist, racist dickbags, too?! READ MORE »


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Last night’s Emmy Awards were shockingly entertaining and exciting, and the acceptance speeches were the absolute highlight, each one better than the next. From Jill Soloway and Jeffrey Tambor’s advocacy for trans rights, to Uzo Aduba’s moving tribute to her sister, to Regina King’s shock  at winning after years of slaying part after part, it was a… READ MORE »


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Color me utterly unsurprised that a supporter of Donald Trump — who made headlines as the chief celebrity birther — thinks President Obama is a Muslim, that Muslims are this country’s “biggest problem” and that the United States needs to “get rid of them.” And I am also not at all shocked that Trump did… READ MORE »


Art comes in many forms and sometimes people don’t always “get it.” But for University of Buffalo art student Ashley Powell, the point was to get a reaction when she posted “White Only” and “Black Only” signs over the drinking fountains in the school’s Clemens Hall.

The Spectrum, an independent student publication at UB, reported that Powell admitted… READ MORE »


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I love kids, but as a former teen who ran home from school to work on her “Star Trek: The Next Generation” fanfic novel, I have a special place in my heart for the sweet, nerdy ones. It does not matter how intelligent Ahmed Mohamed actually is, the unlawful interrogation and unjustified arrest he endured on Monday should not… READ MORE »


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In a recent radio interview on the topic of Kim Davis, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee argued that the 1857 Supreme Court ruling that declared blacks did not have a right to be citizens was “still the law of the land” even though the 14th Amendment overturned it. And so, in his mind, the SCOTUS… READ MORE »


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On Tuesday, Fairfax County, Virginia chief prosecutor, Raymond F. Morrogh, announced that no charges would be brought against the six male sheriff’s deputies who repeatedly tased a mentally ill woman to death in February. Today, the full video of the incident that led to Natasha McKenna’s death was released. It is horrifying and heartbreaking, making… READ MORE »


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Micheal Derrick Hudson, the white male poet included in The Best American Poetry 2015 anthology for his poem “The Bees, the Flowers, Jesus, Ancient Tigers, Poseidon, Adam and Eve” under a pen name, Yi-Fen Chou, apparently stole the name from a high school classmate — an actual woman named Yi-Fen Chou, according to the New York Times.READ MORE »


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“Super hot black producer” is the new “black friend.” READ MORE »


Celebs

Last week, in an interview with The New York Times, Miley Cyrus dismissed Nicki Minaj’s criticism of racism in the music industry – exemplified by MTV, which denied “Anaconda” a VMA Video of the Year nomination – claiming that Nicki is “not too kind” or “polite” and too “angry.” And then, as I’m sure you’ve watched over and over again… READ MORE »


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Perhaps New Jersey Governor and 2016 Republican Presidential candidate Chris Christie, is trying to sound more like Donald Trump in his audaciousness, because his most recent doozie is really something else.

At an event in New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon, Christie actually said:

“We let people come to this country… READ MORE »


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Serena may have whooped Maria Sharapova’s behind in 18 of their last 20 matches, but somehow, Sharapova is worth $5 million more. READ MORE »


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Miley, I’m gonna need you to sit in child’s pose for the remainder of this post. READ MORE »


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This is actually a classy, nice, very good apology. READ MORE »


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