#PaulasBestDishes Takes Over Twitter, But Should We Contact The Food Network and Advertisers Instead?

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Leave it to Black Twitter to be creative and clever in the face of blatant racism. After news broke that Paula Dean admitted to using the “N-word” and planning a slave-themed wedding, Twitter users created and took hold of the hashtag #PaulasBestDishes to post mashups...

Kanye West’s Yeezus Lyric About Parkinson’s Disease Causes Outrage

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Kanye West has built a career around controversial statements from his famous quip, “George Bush doesn’t care about black people,” to his recent Yeezus lyrics about God, “He’s the most high, but I’m a close high.” The new father’s latest bout with verbal diarrhea comes...

Unpopular Opinion: I Don’t Respect Women Who Can’t Cook

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Peering into the grocery carts of the women that surround me I wonder, how lazy or busy does one have to be to not be able to cook your own oatmeal without the help of a microwave?

Serena Williams Offers Apology, Victim’s Family is ‘Proud’

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Tennis star Serena Williams caused quite a stir when she shared her thoughts to Rolling Stone on the Steubenville, Ohio rape case. Williams had originally been quoted victim-blaming, stating that the girl had invited the assault by taking drinks from the rapists. After receiving a slew of...

Tim Wise Aims to Explore Race in New Film, ‘White Like Me’

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Lauded anti-racism scholar Tim Wise has been speaking and writing about the damaging effects of race and white privilege for years, but he hopes his new project will deepen the conversation and finally get America to take a long, hard look at its race problem. Recently, Wise turned to...