Trayvon Martin’s killer is still flapping his lips. And this time George Zimmerman has threatened violence against Jay Z over a Martin documentary that is currently in production.
You may call folks shrill for saying that the country under President Trump is sliding into fascism, but in a minute all of us will be speaking in panicked, high pitched tones.
There are two trains of thought on displaying America’s historically racist trinkets and statues—well, a lot more, but the main ones are: racist symbols are a part of our shared song and we shouldn’t shy away from them, or fuck that, don’t nobody wanna look at that racist shit while I’m walking in the park/eating…
We know that the Star Spangled Banner’s third stanza is racist, and the children’s song, “Eeeny Meeny Miny Mo” is also suspect, but a Boston professor is now saying that “Jingle Bells” might as well be called “Jungle Boogie.”
It’s easy to believe that hitting a shot from half-court is just a setup for embarrassment. It’s one chance to sink a 47-foot shot, so no one would be judgmental if the person picked during the halftime segment of an NBA game walked onto the court and proceeded to just talk trash and shoot the shot underhanded.
LeBron James is an elder statesmen in the game at just 32. He’s easily the best basketball player on the planet, and has worked himself into the argument as the best basketball player to ever play the game. So when Lonzo Ball, the quiet rookie with the boisterous father, brought his Los Angeles Lakers to Cleveland to…
Gwinnett County, Ga., police arrested an Uber driver Thursday after a 16-year-old girl reported that he raped her during a ride, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
President Donald TrumPutin’s approval rating is hovering around the same temperature at which water freezes; meanwhile, the investigation by MTV’s Nev and Max into Russia’s catfishing of America’s voting process is heating up (meaning that Nev and Max are doing some serious Googling), and this president of…
Everyone who knew Papotia Reginald Wright knew him as an Army hero. He boasted of earning the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Green Beret ... as well as the Yellow Moon and even the distinguished Blue Diamond. It turns out, though, that not only was Brooklyn, N.Y.’s Wright not “magically delicious,” but he was a total…
Donald Trump’s judicial nominee Matthew Spencer Petersen is a judicial idiot. During a Senate confirmation hearing, Petersen was asked a very simple set of questions about his qualifications for the lifetime appointment by Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.).
In Chicago, it’s not enough to kill a black teen. After a Chicago police officer took the life of Quintonio LeGrier, 19, nearly two years ago, the city’s attorneys are now looking to sue his family. Their claim? That LeGrier was responsible for the death of an innocent bystander whom the cop also killed.
The man who killed two Aztec, N.M., students before ending his own life had an extensive history on white supremacy websites, where he used multiple aliases to troll people and spread pro-Donald Trump memes, authorities say.
James Fields, the man accused of plowing his car into a crowd of counterprotesters during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., will face a new charge of first-degree murder.
After being ousted from her job as communications director in the Office of Public Liaison at the White House, Omarosa Manigault Newman still wants to stand behind the man who has had the opportunity to fire her not once, not twice, not thrice, but four times in the last 15 years. Omarosa claims in a new interview…
It’s been a year of change at BET—but the network seems to have saved the biggest shake-up for last.
A Chicago jury has awarded the family of Gizzell Ford, an 8-year-old girl who died at the hands of her abusive grandmother, $48 million after finding that the doctor who had seen Gizzell was medically negligent in his treatment of the child.
Police in Coldwater, Mich., are facing a federal civil rights lawsuit after one woman, 31-year-old Tiffany McNeil, claims that they used excessive force during her arrest in a brutal and bloody incident caught on camera, and then lied about what happened.
In a closed-session vote Wednesday, the board of Washington, D.C.’s only public hospital decided to close its nursery and delivery rooms.
You may not know Marcus Martin, but chances are, you’ve seen him. Martin was one of the Charlottesville counter protesters injured by a car that careened into a crowd during the “Unite the Right” white supremacist rally. A number of photographers snapped images of the car plowing through a wall of people—Martin is in…
In every movement, there is one person who stands out as the face of said movement. This person may not be the most vocal or the most celebrated, and behind the scenes, and sometimes in front of the scenes, they are often ridiculed, admonished and shunned until history reverses course to prop them up as heroes.