Brooklyn DA Proposes to Stop Prosecuting Low-Level Marijuana Charges

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Anyone arrested in Brooklyn on a low-level marijuana charge – one where a small amount is spotted in public view – may just find his case “immediately dismissed” and fingerprints destroyed as long as there are no prior convictions, according to a confidential memo obtained...

The Doc Is In: Doc McStuffins Encourages Little Girls to Embrace Their Natural Hair

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I discovered the pigtailed Doc McStuffins last year and immediately liked the cartoon’s underlying messages – one being little black girls can grow up to be doctors, too. Now the miniature doctor has more wisdom to share with her little fans, and this time it’s...

The FCC Gave The Internet A Big Middle Finger

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The FCC just dealt the internet a huge blow yesterday, in a move that proves they don’t care about net neutrality. The New York Times reported that that the FCC is proposing a new ruling that would allow Internet service providers to charge companies different rates for faster...

5 Spring Beauty and Style Tips

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Looks like Spring is finally trying to stick around and with that means a whole new season of adorable dresses, strappy heels and all the other adorable trappings of spring. But don’t just stop at dresses and heels for adding a Springy pop to your...

U.S. Court of Appeals Clears Former ‘Elmo’ of Three Sexual Abuse Charges

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The U.S. Court of Appeals has thrown out three sexual abuse charges against puppeteer Kevin Clash, 53, the former voice of Elmo. In 2012, Clash was accused of abusing multiple men more than 10 years earlier. The allegations forced Clash to resign from Sesame Street. “The...