racism

White Folk Who Want #AllLivestoMatter? Put In The Work & Stop Trying To Hijack BLM

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Three women declared #BlackLivesMatter! and spearheaded a movement to bring awareness to the deaths of black men, women and children at the hands of police officers. Thanks their efforts and those of many other committed activists, there has been increased awareness of police brutality, that...

Is Melissa Harris-Perry Joining BET The Solution To Our Media Representation Problem?

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Representation of African Americans in the media is such a problem the subject even has its own Wikipedia page. Seriously. And while the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile have only heightened these concerns due to the images and narratives of the slain black...

Is It Ok To Have Mixed Feelings About The Dallas Shooting?

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After Micah Xavier Johnson, a 25-year-old man, opened fire at a peaceful protest killing 5 police officers and wounding 11, the nation has responded with an outpouring of support and condolences for his victims. The city covered itself in blue lights to declare “Blue Lives...

Rudy Giuliani Wants Black Parents to Teach Kids to Respect Police

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Rudy Giuliani says black children have a ‘99% chance’ of killing each other Rudy Giuliani had some words of advice to black parents: teach your kids to respect police. The former NYC mayor appeared on CBS’ Face the Nation on Sunday, and dolled out his...

Racist Kansas Cop Fired After Threatening Black Child On Facebook

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Overland Kansas Police Department has fired one of their own after his racist Facebook comments. Lanaydra Williams lives in Dallas, TX, said had a couple of pictures posted to her personal Facebook account back in October 2014. About 11:50 p.m. Thursday she got a notification that a...

#BlackLivesMatter: Please Be Careful In These Streets Black People & Allies

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State sanctioned police terrorism claimed far too many Black lives and now it is possible that a black man or woman was pushed to the brink. Five cops were killed by a sniper last night, 11 others injured. This escalation of violence means that black...