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The Way Kavanaugh Defenders and Republican Senators Are Handling the Christine Blasey Ford Accusation Is Disgusting  The Way Kavanaugh Defenders and Republican Senators Are Handling the Christine Blasey Ford Accusation Is Disgusting 

Ever since Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh became public knowledge, there has been a scramble by Kavanaugh supporters—including Donald Trump—and Republican senators to try and cast Kavanaugh in a positive light and a simultaneous attempt to keep his…

Christine Blasey Ford Says She Will Not Appear at a Public Hearing Without an FBI Investigation Christine Blasey Ford Says She Will Not Appear at a Public Hearing Without an FBI Investigation

The process of confirming Brett Kavanaugh as the new justice on the U.S. Supreme Court just hit another hiccup. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused him of sexual assault, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. Blasey Ford has now come out to say she believes the FBI should…

Anita Hill to Joe Biden: I’m Good Luv, Enjoy Anita Hill to Joe Biden: I’m Good Luv, Enjoy

Everyone is talking about Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the impending testimony of Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers. As Donald Trump’s pick to replace Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court, Kavanaugh has had his confirmation process interrupted by…

Amber Guyger Is Free on Bail, but Activists Who Peacefully Protested Her Are Still in Jail Amber Guyger Is Free on Bail, but Activists Who Peacefully Protested Her Are Still in Jail

If you want just one example (of the many out there) of why we kneel, allow me to tell you a story.

Does Ronan Farrow Have the Infamous Apprentice Tapes of Donald Trump Using the N-Word? Does Ronan Farrow Have the Infamous Apprentice Tapes of Donald Trump Using the N-Word?

Before I get started, I need y’all to applaud my genius at being able to pick the perfect header image from Getty to go with every story I write about this annoying moron named Donald Trump. This is your president throwing up a fist in solidarity as he hosted a Hispanic Heritage Month event at the White House.

Brett Kavanaugh Hid in the White House For 9 Hours. Related: His Accuser Testifies Before Senate Monday Brett Kavanaugh Hid in the White House For 9 Hours. Related: His Accuser Testifies Before Senate Monday

The Thursday vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as Anthony Kennedy’s replacement on the U.S. Supreme Court is now delayed as the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares to hear testimony from the woman who accused him of sexual assault.

#Flint: County Officials Accused of Faking Children’s Blood Lead Test Results #Flint: County Officials Accused of Faking Children’s Blood Lead Test Results

We are now 1,605 days into the ongoing crisis with the water in Flint, Mich. The residents are being told that their tap water is below the federal threshold for lead contamination, but they still don’t feel safe drinking it. Bottled water distribution has been discontinued, since the state believes the water system…

#StephonClark: Brace Yourselves, Sacramento’s Mayor Says Shooting Investigation Is Nearing Conclusion #StephonClark: Brace Yourselves, Sacramento’s Mayor Says Shooting Investigation Is Nearing Conclusion

While our attention has been focused on the shooting death of Botham Jean at the hands of Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, another important piece of news has slipped relatively under the radar. Sacramento’s mayor said earlier this week that the investigation into the shooting death of Stephon Clark was nearing…

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Doesn’t Know What #OnHere Means Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Doesn’t Know What #OnHere Means

A funny thing happens when white people attempt to co-opt black slang while simultaneously misinterpreting what the slang they are trying to co-opt actually means. They usually end up looking silly, and even when actual black ass people come through and try to point out where they went wrong, they willfully—and often…

2 Different Versions of Amber Guyger’s Story Appear on 2 Different Warrants Related to the Shooting of Botham Jean 2 Different Versions of Amber Guyger’s Story Appear on 2 Different Warrants Related to the Shooting of Botham Jean

Have you been confused by the ever-changing narrative and details that keep getting added to the story of what happened the night Dallas police officer Amber Guyger shot and killed Botham Jean—an innocent black man who was minding his own business in his own apartment?

#Flint: City Admits It Doesn’t Know Where All the Water Is Going #Flint: City Admits It Doesn’t Know Where All the Water Is Going

As of Thursday, the people of Flint, Mich., have been without a clean and stable water system they could trust for 1,604 days. The city’s water service lines are in the process of being replaced, but experts have said even that improvement comes with the danger of reintroducing lead into the water supply. The city and…

Amber Guyger’s Family Denies They Are Racist Despite Photos That May Suggest Otherwise Amber Guyger’s Family Denies They Are Racist Despite Photos That May Suggest Otherwise

The family of Amber Guyger—the Dallas police officer who shot and killed unarmed 26-year-old Botham Jean in his apartment last week—is speaking out to defend themselves against accusations that they are racist. Various social media photos are being circulated as proof that the family is either racist or has racist…

Clear Your Calendar: Kenya Barris Spills Some Scalding Tea on His Split With ABC Clear Your Calendar: Kenya Barris Spills Some Scalding Tea on His Split With ABC

Kenya Barris made Hollywood headlines this summer when he decided to part ways with ABC, only to sign a lucrative, eight-figure deal weeks later with Netflix. Speculation swirled as to whether or not a shelved episode of his hit show black-ish had anything to do with his departure from the Disney-owned network.

Domestic Violence Survivor Wins Settlement Against City That Evicted Her for Calling 911 Domestic Violence Survivor Wins Settlement Against City That Evicted Her for Calling 911

Did you know that there are towns in this country that penalize people—even victims of crimes—if they call 911 too many times?

I Want to Build a Wall Around Anyone Who Thinks Taco Bell Is the Best Mexican Restaurant in the Country I Want to Build a Wall Around Anyone Who Thinks Taco Bell Is the Best Mexican Restaurant in the Country

As a native Los Angeleno, I recognize that I have grown up with a certain amount of taco privilege. I basically live in northern Mexico, and good, authentic tacos and Mexican food can be found relatively easily with minimal effort. It is one of the perks of living here, and I don’t take it for granted. I eat tacos all…

Trump Doesn't Really Understand What Success Means Trump Doesn't Really Understand What Success Means

As people in the Carolinas prepare themselves for the onslaught of Hurricane Florence, Donald Trump proved that he doesn’t know what the word “success” means when he praised his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last year—where an estimated 3,000 people died as a result of the storm.

When You Hate a Black Man's Silent Protest So Much, You Ban Nike In Your City When You Hate a Black Man's Silent Protest So Much, You Ban Nike In Your City

In the wake of Nike revealing Colin Kaepernick as the face of the 30th anniversary of the “Just Do It” campaign, haters have been out in full force to express their displeasure at Nike having the unmitigated gall to celebrate a man who was brave enough to assert his First Amendment rights in the face of constant,…

Barry Jenkins on Racism: ‘If It Can Happen to Me, It Can Happen to Anyone’ Barry Jenkins on Racism: ‘If It Can Happen to Me, It Can Happen to Anyone’

Having money or status does not preclude anyone from experiencing racism, and director Barry Jenkins knows that first hand. At the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, he relayed an experience he had while promoting his film Moonlight—and said it’s important for everyone to speak out when it happens to…

Omarosa’s Latest Mixtape Drop Is a Doozy  Omarosa’s Latest Mixtape Drop Is a Doozy 

Omarosa Manigault Newman released two more secret recordings Monday, and Donald Trump is heard on tape discussing among other things Hillary Clinton, the Steele dossier and the deadly Niger ambush in which four U.S. service members were killed in October 2017.

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