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Stephen A. Crockett Jr. Stephen A. Crockett Jr. Jul 20, 2019 at 03:30.

Please Watch ESPN’s Dan Le Batard Give a Lesson on How to Use Privilege to Be an Ally

Please Watch ESPN’s Dan Le Batard Give a Lesson on How to Use Privilege to Be an Ally

Sometimes, the pressure to do and say what’s right outweighs political position, or political correctness, and even employment. Sometimes something is so wrong that it is impossible not to call it such. Sometimes a public platform must become a public pulpit in order to help change things.

On Thursday, ESPN radio and TV personality Dan Le Batard lit a match and burned shit down. He called out...

Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Jul 16, 2019 at 05:15. 1 comments

‘I’m All About Just Getting Stuff Done’: Kamala Harris Gets Political and Personal on Jemele Hill Is Unbothered

‘I’m All About Just Getting Stuff Done’: Kamala Harris Gets Political and Personal on Jemele Hill Is Unbothered
“Some might think that breaking barriers means you start out on one side of the barrier and then you just turn up on the other side of the barrier...No, there’s breaking involved. And when you break things, it’s painful. You get hurt, you may get cut and you may bleed. It will be worth it, but it is not without pain.” —Sen. Kamala Harris

Of the many Democratic candidates campaigning for the...

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Jay Connor Jay Connor Jul 14, 2019.

CBS News Just Announced Their Team of Journalists Covering the 2020 Presidential Election. Guess How Many of Them Aren't Black?

CBS News Just Announced Their Team of Journalists Covering the 2020 Presidential Election. Guess How Many of Them Aren't Black?

It’s not exactly a secret that our country is in turmoil.

As our sociopathic Liar-in-Chief descends further into lunacy with each passing day, there are hundreds of thousands of federal workers who remain unpaid (for a record-breaking 23 days and counting) until his temper tantrum over building a $5.7 billion border wall reaches its infantile end.

During which, we have airport terminals...

Issac J. Bailey Issac J. Bailey Jul 12, 2019.

A Bigot Is as a Bigot Does? No. Racism Can Be Arrogant or ‘Compassionate’ or Just Convenient

A Bigot Is as a Bigot Does? No. Racism Can Be Arrogant or ‘Compassionate’ or Just Convenient

Black Americans and white Americans don’t experience race the same way. Given that, it should surprise no one that we don’t speak or think about it similarly. We have to find a way to bridge that divide.

Like it or not, too many white allies and potential allies are so deep in denial about racism that they haven’t been able to grapple with racial complexity, no matter how many times and in how...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 10, 2019.

Report: Ga. Man Arrested for Yelling 'N--ger Bitch' at 82-Year-Old Woman, Ramming Car

Report: Ga. Man Arrested for Yelling 'N--ger Bitch' at 82-Year-Old Woman, Ramming Car

A Savannah, Ga., man is facing multiple charges after allegedly shouting racial slurs at an elderly woman and ramming the vehicle she was riding in, the Savannah Morning News reports.

Sherman Crow, 65, was charged with reckless driving, reckless conduct, disorderly conduct, making terroristic threats, aggravated assault and driving with an unlawful blood-alcohol level in the incident that...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 10, 2019.

Ala. Cop Fired After Facebook Posts Reference Slavery, Michelle Obama

Ala. Cop Fired After Facebook Posts Reference Slavery, Michelle Obama

A Talladega, Ala., police officer was fired after racist posts, apparently from his Facebook page, surfaced on social media earlier this week, Talladega City Manager Patrick Bryant confirmed earlier this week, the Daily Home reports.

Another one bites the dust.

Officer Joel Husk reportedly shared posts from the Last American Patriots and from Donald Trump, the Political Movement. The post from...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 10, 2019.

University of Ala. Student Suspended After Racist Threats on Facebook

University of Ala. Student Suspended After Racist Threats on Facebook

Editor’s note: This article contains social media posts that some may find offensive.

The University of Alabama has suspended and removed a student from campus after he allegedly made racist threats on Facebook, AL.com reports.

According to the news site, it is not clear what led up to the racially charged threats, but posts of exchange between the student, Ryan Parish, and another individual...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 10, 2019.

Chicago Woman’s Video of Man Shouting Slurs, Insults Goes Viral

Chicago Woman’s Video of Man Shouting Slurs, Insults Goes Viral

A Chicago woman’s video of a hateful Monday-night encounter has gone viral after she posted the slur-filled video to her Facebook, DNAinfo Chicago reports.

"Yes, we have made some progress, but I got this video against this guy, and [Donald] Trump is talking about building a wall. Let’s not rest on past laurels about progress and equality. We’ve come far, but we have so much further to go,”...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 10, 2019.

Accused Charleston, SC, Church Shooter Dylann Roof Seeks Bench Trial

Accused Charleston, SC, Church Shooter Dylann Roof Seeks Bench Trial

Dylann Roof, accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners in a racially motivated attack at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., is seeking to be tried and, if found guilty, sentenced by the court rather than a jury, Reuters reports.

Roof, attorneys noted in a filing in federal court, would like to waive his right to a jury trial, although attorneys claimed...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 10, 2019.

Judge Is Deliberating Over Accused SC Church Shooter’s Competency to Stand Trial 

Judge Is Deliberating Over Accused SC Church Shooter’s Competency to Stand Trial 

A judge has begun deliberating whether Dylann Roof, the accused shooter at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.,, is competent to stand trial following a second day of a closed-door hearing, the Greenville News reports.

The hearing on Roof's competency started Monday afternoon and extended into Tuesday afternoon, with the federal court then sending out a brief...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 10, 2019.

Girlfriend of Philando Castile Speaks Out About His Fatal Police Encounter: ‘They Are Here to Kill Us’

Girlfriend of Philando Castile Speaks Out About His Fatal Police Encounter: ‘They Are Here to Kill Us’

The girlfriend of Philando Castile, who was shot and killed Wednesday night during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minn., made her first public appearance Thursday morning at a rally at the residence of Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton in St. Paul, Fusion reports.

Diamond “Lavish” Reynolds, who broadcast the aftermath of Castile's shooting on Facebook Live, described to protesters, once again, how...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 10, 2019.

Florida Man Who Wanted to 'Kill All Jews' Arrested While Planning to Burn Down Miami Beach Condo 

Florida Man Who Wanted to 'Kill All Jews' Arrested While Planning to Burn Down Miami Beach Condo 

An elderly white man is facing charges of attempted arson and attempted murder after being accused of trying to burn down a condominium as a way to target his Jewish neighbors.

Investigators believe that Walter Stopler, 72, was motivated by his upcoming eviction as well as an apparent hatred toward his Jewish neighbors, WSVN notes.

An arrest affidavit notes that Stopler told police when he was...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 09, 2019.

White Ill. Family Reportedly Almost Drowns Black Teen During Racial-Slur-Laced Beating

White Ill. Family Reportedly Almost Drowns Black Teen During Racial-Slur-Laced Beating

An Illinois family is facing multiple charges after, police say, they beat up a black teenager while shouting racial slurs at a campground in Canton, WLS reports.

Carrie Weller, 42, and her two sons—21-year-old Corry Weller and 19-year-old Shane Weller—are facing charges of battery, mob action and a hate crime for the late-Sunday-afternoon beating of the 15-year-old boy.

"They started beating...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 08, 2019.

Fla. High School Teacher Allegedly Threatened to Get Black Students 'Sent Back to Africa'

Fla. High School Teacher Allegedly Threatened to Get Black Students 'Sent Back to Africa'

A Florida high school teacher is facing backlash after he allegedly threatened to get black students "sent back to Africa," the Houston Chronicle reports.

John Sousa, who works at the Wesley Chapel High School in the Tampa Bay area, was placed on administrative leave Friday after allegedly telling black students, "Don't make me call Donald Trump and get you sent back to Africa."

"He actually...

Jul 08, 2019.

Black People in ‘the Land’ Share How the NBA Championship Really Affects the City

Black People in ‘the Land’ Share How the NBA Championship Really Affects the City

After the relocation of tax-based businesses and manufacturing companies in Cleveland, the city experienced a major loss in population, coupled with rampant unemployment. No one has been hit harder than the city’s black community, who make up 53 percent of the city’s population and reside in one of the most segregated cities in the country.

As the Land has struggled to fix its ailing economy—

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 07, 2019.

Michael Dunn Appeals Murder Conviction for Shooting Jordan Davis in Loud-Music Case

Michael Dunn Appeals Murder Conviction for Shooting Jordan Davis in Loud-Music Case

Michael Dunn, the Florida man who was convicted of murder for shooting Jordan Davis at a gas station in November 2012, is seeking to have his convictions and life sentence thrown out, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Dunn had gotten into an argument with Jordan, 17, and his friends over the loud music coming from their vehicle while he was in town for his son's wedding. The argument escalated...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 06, 2019.

Md. Teacher Asked Students to Write 'Fun' Slave Song During Lesson on Frederick Douglass

Md. Teacher Asked Students to Write 'Fun' Slave Song During Lesson on Frederick Douglass

A Howard County, Md., high school English teacher was briefly placed on administrative leave last week after instructing students to write a "fun" slave song during a lesson on the famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass, the Baltimore Sun reports.

According to the report, Howard County Superintendent Renee Foose put the Mount Hebron High School teacher on leave for four days after learning...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 05, 2019.

Ga. TV News Producer Fired After Rant About 'Unevolved, Uncivilized Turds' of Black Lives Matter

Ga. TV News Producer Fired After Rant About 'Unevolved, Uncivilized Turds' of Black Lives Matter

A local Georgia TV news-station photographer and producer has landed himself in a heap of trouble, ultimately losing his job, after posting three Facebook rants insulting Black Lives Matter and even wishing death upon members of the movement at least twice, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

CBS46's Charles Beau Menefee, an Emmy-winning photographer-producer, slammed members of the...

Breanna Edwards Breanna Edwards Jul 05, 2019.

Lawyer: NC Man Who Fatally Shot Black Man After 911 Call About 'Hoodlums' Is 'George Zimmerman 2.0' 

Lawyer: NC Man Who Fatally Shot Black Man After 911 Call About 'Hoodlums' Is 'George Zimmerman 2.0' 

The lawyer for the family of a black man who was shot and killed in North Carolina after a 911 call reporting "hoodlums" in a Raleigh neighborhood has blasted the alleged shooter as "George Zimmerman 2.0," CBS News reports.

Chad Cameron Copley, 39, who is white, fired his shotgun from inside his garage early Sunday morning, fatally wounding 20-year-old Kouren-Rodney Bernard Thomas,...

Jul 05, 2019.

Why Hip-Hop Is Dead, Reason No. 435: Watch Calif. Congresswoman Dab During Debate

Why Hip-Hop Is Dead, Reason No. 435: Watch Calif. Congresswoman Dab During Debate

I hate hip-hop dances and the new "All lives matter" Cam Newton, and I blame both of them for what happened Wednesday evening, when a California Senate race between Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez included the dab.

Sanchez, a congresswoman who represents California's 46th District, was over her time when the moderator let her know she'd gone on too long. Sanchez continued talking...

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