Why Are Black People So Committed to Supporting Rob Ford?Huffington Post CanadaIn service of Rob Ford, we have seen black people being strategically staged to form the physical backdrop for an interview with Anderson Cooper, politically pawned in a 'white saviour'-sapped press conference, and made to form the impassioned ...
Raw StoryFeds: Newark police repeatedly violated civil rights by targeting black peopleRaw StoryNEWARK N.J. (Reuters) – Federal investigators found police repeatedly violated civil rights in New Jersey's largest city, Newark, and recommended an independent monitor to oversee changes, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Tuesday. The city ...US Inquiry Reports Bias by the Police in N
When black people go missingSt. Louis AmericanThirty-five years ago this month, African-American children in Atlanta, Georgia were coming up missing or dead. Like an ominous vapor, the murders sent terror throughout the neighborhoods of poor and working-class black families. Before the reign of ...
Questlove on Iggy Azalea: “Black People Have to Come to Grips That Hip-Hop Is ...TIMETelevision is keeping Questlove busy. The Roots drummer and member of The Tonight Show house band is also the executive producer of SoundClash, a new music show premiering Wednesday night on VH1 and Palladia. Inspired by Jamaican sound ...and more »
ThinkProgress'Dear White People': You Now Need At Least Two Black FriendsThinkProgressSimien reportedly introduced his film to viewers at Sundance by saying “For all the white people in the audience, on behalf of all the black people in the world, you most definitely have permission to laugh.” Dear White People comes to theaters October 17.The full trailer for 'Dear White People
The InquisitrBarack Obama: Black People Need To Be 'Acting White' [Video]The InquisitrPresident Barack Obama may have opened a can of worms when he waded into the deep waters of racism and racial stereotypes when he recently claimed there was an “element of truth” to the notion that black people should be “acting white” in regards to ...and more »
The RootYes, We Camp, and if You Don't, Here's What You're MissingThe RootThey told tales of how black people were naturally one with nature and equipped with survival instincts. From stories about Native Americans to the Underground Railroad, the women with whom I camped shared everything they knew about getting in touch ...and more »
Republicans Demand More Lousy Loans For Black PeopleHuffington PostRepublicans Demand More Lousy Loans For Black People. Posted: 07/23/2014 7:04 pm EDT Updated: 07/24/2014 2:59 am EDT. Print Article. HENSARLING. Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) questions Treasury Secretary Jack Lew during a House ...and more »
White Gay Dudes, Straight Black People: With Friends Like These, Who Needs A ...AutostraddleThis all reminds me of when two years ago, the story of Black homophobic protestors at Gay Day, a queer family event at the park down the street from my home in Grand Rapids, Michigan, went viral. The internet and members of my community blew it up ...and more »
USA TODAYThe Republican Party's problem with black peopleWashington Post (blog)Overall, I agree with Ron Christie's argument in the Daily Beast on “how to really empower black voters nationwide.” The former special assistant to President George W. Bush and deputy assistant to Vice President Dick Cheney says, “Republicans need a ...Coulter: McDaniel supporters need to get over Co