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 The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...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 Men: Black Women Are Not To Blame For The “Independent Ladies” Phenomenon

There is a crisis in the Black family, that truth cannot be denied. The only thing the Black community disagrees on is its source. There is a particular widespread belief held by Black men that the Black woman’s “independent mentality” is at fault for the...

Legal Weed: White People Get Rich, Black People Get To Stay In Prison

Ever since Colorado and Washington  legalized marijuana, people have realized how much of a big business it actually is.  So far Colorado has brought in over $200 million in revenue, and now it’s even a bigger hotbed of tourist activity.  Just imagine the other states that...

Open Thread: Should We Expect Black Men To Defend Black Women When Attacked Online?

During the recent “Opie and Anthony” racist tirade, which resulted in Anthony Cumia being fired from Sirius radio, I noticed numerous threats and racial epithets directed towards black women who either wrote about the story, or even tweeted about it.  In what always appears to happen, black...

Brothers on the Block’ Hopes to Prevent Violence in Chicago By Taking to the Streets

The news pouring out of Chicago has been startling. Hundreds of murders have taken place, violence-plagued weekends have occurred, and the city’s politicians have been seemingly unable to do anything to keep citizens safe. While some have called on the military to intervene, other Chicagoans...

Dr. Boyce Watkins On Being Called Out For Article About Rape: “I Don’t Want Men Out Here Raping Women For No Reason.”

Several brothers around the blogosphere are engaged in an interesting conversation about Black women and rape. While some men turn a blind eye to the abuse women face at the hands of their brethren, a collective of Black male scholars recently penned an open letter to Dr....