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 The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...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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Tavis Smiley: ‘Black People Lost Ground’ During Obama’s Presidency

Tavis Smiley is probably one of President Barack Obama’s most vocal critics. In a recent interview with HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont Hill, Smiley insist he is only holding the nation’s leader accountable. During the interview, which aired Sept. 11, the New York Times bestselling...

Can We Still Take West and Smiley Seriously?

From The Grio — Give Professor Cornel West this much: in the pantheon of presidential insults, “global George Zimmerman” really is quite a gem. And if it wasn’t for that blunt reaction to President Barack Obama after his 18-minute valediction to Trayvon Martin, West’s talk-radio partner,...

Tavis Smiley slammed on Twitter for criticism of Obama’s Trayvon Martin remarks

President Barack Obama has received widespread praise for his impromptu remarks today on race and the trial of George Zimmerman. Rev. Al Sharpton called the president comments “significant” and “much needed.” Trayvon Martin’s parents said the president made a “beautiful tribute to their boy” and shared that they were “honored and...

Tavis Smiley Blames Obama Admin for Losing Sponsorships

This month, Tavis Smiley will celebrate his 10th anniversary as the host of PBS’ daily talk show “Tavis Smiley”. In total, Smiley’s broadcast career has spanned two decades.  Never one to bite his tongue, in a recent interview with the Associated Press, Smiley made some pretty...

Tavis Smiley Celebrates 10 Years on PBS

Syndicated radio host, television extraordinaire and activist Tavis Smiley is celebrating 10 years of his television show airing on PBS. Smiley is one of the hardest working men in the news business, running the daily talk program along with public radio’s “The Tavis Smiley Show”...