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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 The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...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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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 Women at the Front-Lines of Ferguson Protests

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It’s rarely shouted from the rooftops, but the truth is that Black women have always played pivotal roles in this nation’s Civil Rights Movements. Ida B. Wells. Mary McCleod Bethune. Ella Baker. Dorothy Height. Rosa Parks. Fannie Lou Hamer. Shirley Chisholm. These are just a...

Dear DC Taxi Drivers: STFU & Stop Being Jerks or Uber & Lyft Will Destroy You

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DC traffic was a shitstorm yesterday, as taxi drivers protested along the streets. What were they protesting?  Apparently DC taxi drivers are in their feelings over companies like Uber and Lyft taking over their territory. Well guess what? Tough titty! Here’s the thing with DC...

UGA Students & Faculty Hold Silent Protest Over Racist Facebook Posts

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Last week two Facebook pages belonging to the  University of Georgia were victims of some pretty racist posts.  The user posted the following message to the UGA Black Affairs Council Facebook: There were also similar posts targeting the LGBT Resource Center and Muslim students. The racist posts...

Egyptian Military Ousts President Morsi, But What’s Next?

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After refusing to step-down despite a 48-hour ultimatum by the military and four days of massive protests (which sadly saw nearly a hundred women raped), President Mohamed Morsi was ousted by what his supporters have called a “military coup.” During today’s speech, General AbdelFattah al-Sisi...

Black Brazilians Take to the Streets for “Revolt of the Turbans”

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Brazil’s massive demonstrations have been streaming across news outlets for the last week. Since the protests began, millions of Brazilians have taken to the streets to object to their government’s massive spending in advance of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympic games,...