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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 The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...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 Students Walk Out of Class Over Racist Tweet

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The students at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Virginia are not happy about a tweet that was posted by a school official on Monday. And to show their displeasure – they walked out of class in defiance – and their reason will not...

#DudesGreetingDudes Hashtag Calls Men Out for their Catcalling

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After the street harassment video hit the Internet streets as it were, I got into a debate with a male friend of mine. “What’s wrong with saying hi,” he kept asking. He’s a nice guy, not a threat, yada, yada, yada. I had to break...

#LessClassicallyBeautiful Takes Over Twitter Challenging NYT’s Review of Viola Davis and White Beauty Standards

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Like many of you, we’re still fuming about Alessandra Stanley‘s tasteless New York Times op-ed depicting Shonda Rhimes and her Black characters as the “Angry Black woman.” However, another upsetting statement made by Stanley was labeling Viola Davis “less classically beautiful.” Stanley writes: “As Annalise, Ms. Davis, 49, is sexual...

Viola Davis, Yvette Nicole Brown, Octavia Spencer and Melissa Harris-Perry Respond to ‘New York Times’ Article

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Last week, New York Times’ TV critic Alessandra Stanley “attempted” to write a review for ABC’s upcoming Shonda Rhimes––produced show How to Get Away With Murder, starring Viola Davis. In her article entitled  “Wrought in Their Creator’s Image,” Stanley labeled Rhimes and her characters as the “angry Black woman.”...

USC Announces Black Twitter Study and Black Twitter is Not Happy

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Like the Civil Rights Movement, Black Twitter can be a uniting force that can—and will—magnify issues affecting the Black community, as well as shut down the Internet at any given moment. No wonder it has piqued the interest of researchers across America. On Wednesday, the...