Rudy Giuliani Says Black People Encourage Cop Killers

'The white police officers wouldn't be there if you weren't killing each other' -  Rudy Giuliani NBC’s Meet the Press Became a battleground as the debate about white police officers targeting ...

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Lemony Snicket Author Says He’s Sorry for Making Racist Jokes

Daniel Handler known for his uber popular book Lemony Snicket, is trying to make amends for the racist joke he offered to the audience at the National Book Awards on ...

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Shanesha Taylor Fights For The Right To Spend Her Money

Arizona mom Shanesha Taylor has dominated the headlines as prosecutors work to bring her to justice for misusing monetary donations she received from public supporters. They claim the single mother ...

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Principal Supports Powderpuff Team in Blackface

Nothing good can come from a bunch of white girls with slathered black paint all over their faces. The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...

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Released Video Exposes Police Dishonesty in the Killing of Michael Brown

A new video released by Daily Kos proves that the Ferguson police were not accurate in their assessment of the distance between Darren Wilson’s SUV and the area where Michael ...

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Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson May Resign

Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager whose death has sparred a climate of unrest in Ferguson, MO. is contemplating leaving Ferguson PD ...

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Black Girls Rock! Founder Responds To #whitegirlsrock

Beverly Bond founded Black Girls Rock! in 2006 to celebrate, empower and uplift black women of color. It reinforces community service, academic excellence, health and wellness. This fall’s award show honored various women who are dedicating their lives to making a difference, from young girls...

5 Things We Loved About “Black Girls Rock”

From “Being Mary Jane” to “Black Girls Rock,” the positive representation of black women on BET is long overdue. There is no shortage of negative images of black women in the media, so it’s important that we see our beauty, value and dignity reflected back...

Solidarity is Still for White Women: #WhiteGirlsRock Trended During “Black Girls Rock” Yesterday

Black women honoring and celebrating each other seems to piss a lot of people off. Yesterday, when “Black Girls Rock” aired and trended on Twitter, several black men and white women banded together to create the #whitegirlsrock hashtag. The thinking went: if they created a...

Black Girl Everything: 5 Underrated Blogs You Should Read

There is power in accurate representation. Black women are often under-and-misrepresented in traditional media, but digital platforms have provided space for women of color to counter mainstream media narratives. There are hundreds of blogs created by and for black women, but some of the best...

“Imagine a Future” Proves Black is Truly Beautiful

Proctor & Gamble has utilized their “My Black is Beautiful” campaign to celebrate and share the diverse stories of women of color in black bodies. P&G describes “My Black is Beautiful” as a movement that “encourages black women to define and promote our own beauty...