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 The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...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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A Rapper May Receive A Life Sentence Because He Released An Album

Brandon Duncan – who uses Tiny Doo as his stage name is a rapper whose album – No Safety might quite possibly land him in jail for life. The San Diego ...

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Black History Month

Open Thread: The Black Panther Party: Were Your Parents On The Other Side Of The Civil Rights Movement?

In  1966, on the heels of the U.S. Congress passing a civil rights act that outlawed racial segregation in public facilities and the start of the Vietnam War, two men from Oakland, California weren’t satisfied with the results of the Civil Rights Movement and took matters into their...

Jeopardy Contestants Celebrate Black History Month By Avoiding Questions on Black History

During Monday night’s Jeopardy broadcast, the first Semifinal match of the college tournament, the competitors made quick work of all of the board’s categories except one. The participants—Whitney Thompson, a junior at the University of Oklahoma; Tucker Pope, a junior at Texas A&M University; and Laurie...

It’s Black History Month & Here Are 10 Interesting Ways to Mark the Occasion

It’s 2014 and Black History Month has officially arrived. A brainchild of Carter G. Woodson, what began as Negro History week has grown into the month long celebration we’re all familiar with. Yes, it’s the shortest month of the year, but according to the Association...

Students Barred From Writing About ‘Bad’ Malcolm X

Teachers at a school in Queens, New York are coming under fire after parents found out  their children weren’t allowed to write about Malcolm X for Black History Month. Teachers at Public School 201 told fourth-graders last week that the controversial activist was “violent” and “bad.” According...

Did You Know More Black Women Are Enrolled in College Than Ever Before? Watch This!

To honor Black History Month, filmmaker Janks Morton teamed up with the folks over at Black and Married With Kids to dispel some of the myths that continue to plague Black America. In the first episode of the Truths You Won’t Believe, Morton broke down the...