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Misty Copeland Wows Broadway, Rings Closing Bell on Wall Street

Prima ballerina Misty Copeland is having the best summer ever. After being named the first Black principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, gracing the September cover ESSENCE, and landing a gig on Broadway, starring in “On the Town,” Monday, Copeland rang the closing bell at the...

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Wonders Why #BlackLivesMatter Hasn’t Been Classified As a Hate Group

On Monday’s broadcast of Fox & Friends, Elisabeth Hasselbeck asked Black Conservative pundit Kevin Jackson why hasn’t the Black Lives Matter movement been classified as a hate group. Hasselbeck and co-host Brian Kilmeade attempted to link the killing of a Houston Sheriff’s deputy to the...

Salon Refers to Nicki Minaj as a ‘Savage’ and Gets Its Ass Handed To Them

You would think a reputable site would know better than to refer to a Black woman as a ‘savage’. It doesn’t even matter if you’re a fan of Nicki Minaj, but have some decorum about yourself. On the heels of the rapper going in on...

5 Things We Learned From Kanye West’s VMA Speech

In one of the most talked about moments of Sunday’s VMAs, Kanye West took the stage to accept his Video Vanguard Award with an epic 12 minute speech that set social media on fire. During the rambling monologue that had almost everyone (except Jaden Smith)...