Mic'Funny Or Die' Rips Apart How the Media Responds When Black People Get KilledMicA new video from Funny or Die tackles this glaring lack of consciousness from the mainstream media and other organizations by imagining a special PR agency for black people, specifically when they're "gunned down or put on public trial." That's where ...and more »
Vogue approves big butts; black people already did: Jarvis DeBerryThe Times-Picayune - NOLA.comBlack people can't even get credit for making big butts cool. Black people have been singing about, rapping about, writing poems in honor of big ole butts for as long as black people can remember, but Vogue says, "For years it was exactly the opposite; ...
Negrophobia: Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and America's Fear of Black PeopleTIMEDemonstrators march down West Florissant during a peaceful march in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown, near Ferguson, Mio., Aug. 18, 2014. Lucas Jackson—Reuters. Phobias are extreme aversions embedded deep in our psyches, activated when ...The 'Perfect Crime' in America Is Killing an Unarmed B
The Root4 Black People Receive the MacArthur 'Genius' GrantThe Root4 Black People Receive the MacArthur 'Genius' Grant. A social psychologist, an artist, a jazz composer and a poet will receive a $625,000, no-strings-attached stipend. By: Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele. Posted: Sept. 18 2014 3:00 AM. 0. macarthur_grant.Stanford's Jennifer Eberhardt wins MacArthur 'genius' g
Mother JonesHere's the Data That Shows Cops Kill Black People at a Higher Rate Than White ...Mother JonesAveraged over seven years, that's about 420 deaths a year. While BJS does not provide the annual number of arrest-related deaths by race or ethnicity, a rough calculation based on its data shows that black people were about four times as likely to die ...and more »
Medical DailyBlack People And Asian Men Have A Much Harder Time Dating On OKCupidHuffington PostIf you're a black man or woman or Asian man, you're going to have a tougher time getting a date on OKCupid. Users of the popular dating site have a clear bias against certain races, according to a new blog post by OKCupid co-founder Christian Rudder.Black People And Asian Men Receive Fewer OkCup
T.I. Is Tired Of Black People Criticizing Iggy Azalea … Wait, What?The Urban DailyIggy Azalea is in the middle of one of the biggest breakout years we've seen from a female rapper in a long time. But along with her success she has also been dogged by some critics who accuse her of cultural appropriation and rumors of not writing her ...and more »
New Pittsburgh CourierTI Is Tired Of Black People Criticizing Iggy AzaleaNew Pittsburgh CourierIggy Azalea is in the middle of one of the biggest breakout years we have seen from a female rapper in a long time. But along with her success she has also been dogged by some critics who accuse her of cultural appropriation and rumors of not writing ...and more »
USA TODAYObama faces busy week at United NationsUSA TODAYMany of the world's problems — and President Obama's plans to deal with them — come together next week in one place: The United Nations. In addition to his annual address to the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, Obama will also attend special U.N. ...Obama To Tout U.S. Action On Climate At U.N. SummitHuffington PostForeign
Rift widens between Obama, US military over strategy to fight Islamic StateWashington PostFlashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Obama and U.S. military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship. Even as the administration has received ...