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 The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...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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New York City

New York Has The Nation’s Most Segregated School System

If you thought the educational system in the Empire State, was all post-racial and desegregated, think again. According to a report by the Civil Rights Project at the University of California at Los Angeles, which looked at enrollment trend data from 1989 to 2010, New York state has...

New York City Report Shows More Were Near Poverty in 2011

As much as I love New York City, I hate it just as equally. After growing up in New Jersey and living in New York City, for the life of me, I don’t understand why people do it. From the noise, to the expensive housing,...

Destiny’s Child Reunites At Kelly Rowland’s Here I Am Album Release Party in New York City

On the heels of the release of her VIBE cover, Kelly Rowland threw an album release party for her album “Here I Am” at the Moët Rosé Lounge at the Top of The Standard Hotel in New York City. Kelly Rowland reunited with her Destiny’s...

Invisible Beauty Sponsored by LVMH in New York City Featuring Iman, Bethann Hardison and More

LVMH is the go-to brand for luxury goods worldwide. When they throw events, they are nothing less than spectacular with the elite in every field in attendance. They sponsored the Invisible Beauty event which was hosted by fashion legends Iman and Bethann Hardison as well...

Refinery29 Profiles Black Women In New York City With Really Cool Hair

The debate around black women’s hair is never-ending, but at the end of the day no matter long or short, natural or permed, we all have really cool hair. When you match interesting locks with amazing style and loads of confidence, it’s a lethal combination....