After the Geico 500 at the Talladega Superspeedway had been cut short on June 21 due to “rain storms” in Alabama, the NASCAR event was moved to the following day on June 22. However, it was soon overshadowed by a much more gruesome event that involved a noose being found in the garage stall of […]
So it’s 2019, and ain’t much changed. Let me take that back. It almost seems as if racist white people are feeling less inhibited to confine their racism. The public displays of despicable behavior haven’t stopped, and in fact it seems as if Mr. Trump’s takeover as president of the United States has emboldened some […]
Tiffany Haddish made quite the controversial statement on Instagram over the weekend on the subject of #BlackLivesMatter and the ethical argument surrounding the wearing of animal fur. Following a set at the famed Comedy Store in West Hollywood on Friday night, the Night School actress posted a video to Instagram about how a fan who came up to […]
A white police officer has been found guilty in the murder of Laquan McDonald, a black Chicago teenager who was fatally shot in 2014. The jury of eight women and four men announced the verdict Friday afternoon, one day after they began deliberating. Jason Van Dyke was convicted of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated […]
At press time, September is the scheduled release date. In what is sure to be a welcomed endeavor, social activist and #BlackLivesMatter frontman DeRay McKesson has just announced his first book deal, which is set for a fall 2018 release. With his fierce and consistent social activism and huge following, it was the likely […]
EUCLID, Ohio – More than 60 protesters were removed from the August 21 council meeting by Euclid police officers in riot gear after an argument broke out when the group said it was not given a proper chance to speak at the meeting. The protesters were family and friends of 25-year-old Richard Hubbard the third […]
The Franklin County Grand Jury decided not to pursue charges against officer Bryan Mason, calling the teen’s death “justified.” Days after Betty Shelby was acquitted of first degree manslaughter of unarmed Black motorist Terence Crutcher, another jury has refused to give a Black family justice. On Friday a Columbus, Ohio, grand jury found that the 2016 […]
Seventeen-year-old Milan Morris is using fashion to make a serious statement about police brutality.
On Wednesday, Pepsi announced that it would be pulling a controversial ad that was almost universally mocked for its portrayal of Kendall Jenner handing a police officer a soda during a protest. “Pepsi was trying to project a global a message of unity, peace and understanding (sic),” the company said in a statement to the […]
"Stranger Fruit's" director says this new footage proves that on the day that Brown died, he didn't try to rob a local convenience store.
Lil Wayne is strange. He likes to call himself a martian and he just might have to be from Mars for his latest headline grabbing interview quote to be true. “What is it? What do you mean?” That was Weezy’s response to the question “What’s your thoughts on Black Lives Matter?” Apparently the guy who […]
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – LeBron James is continuing to speak out in an effort to bring police and the Black Lives Matter movement closer. James said he just wants the conversation to keep going, in response to the recent police killings. “It’s a scary, a scary a%$ situation that if my son calls me and says he’s been […]