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Nas Traces His Roots; Finds Out Who Enslaved His Family
October 28, 2014 – 8:20 pm | No Comment
Nas Traces His Roots; Finds Out Who Enslaved His Family

PBS’ “Finding Your Roots” with Henry Louis Gates recently welcomed Nas to go back in time and find out vital information about his family and, more importantly, who enslaved them. Watch what happens when Nas …

Autopsy Of Michael Brown Released; Suggests He Was Shot At Close Range
October 22, 2014 – 9:26 pm | No Comment
Autopsy Of Michael Brown Released; Suggests He Was Shot At Close Range

As the protests in Ferguson rage on, the St. Louis County Medical Examiner has released the official autopsy report for slain teenager Michael Brown.
The results do not necessarily help bring clarity to what transpired on …

Stacey Dash Says Minorities Feel Worthless & Uneducated Under Obama
October 22, 2014 – 9:16 pm | No Comment
Stacey Dash Says Minorities Feel Worthless & Uneducated Under Obama

Stacey Dash continues to be a pawn for the conservative right in the political game of chess.
Whether she knows it or not, the actress and her vitriol toward President Obama is nothing more than another …

New York Comic Con 2014 Weekend!
October 10, 2014 – 2:34 pm | One Comment
New York Comic Con 2014 Weekend!

I love that New York Comic Con always happens a couple weeks before Halloween. Not only is it a great way to meet your favorite comic book and street artists, but it’s also “THE” perfect …

Jordan Davis Shooter Found Guilty After Retrial
October 3, 2014 – 3:49 pm | 5 Comments
Jordan Davis Shooter Found Guilty After Retrial

Amidst all of the controversy surrounding the killing of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown, there is a small victory to celebrate. Perhaps deemed so small by the general media that it has been swept under the …

Django Unchained Actress Detained by Police for Kissing White Husband?
September 14, 2014 – 11:20 am | One Comment
<i>Django Unchained</i> Actress Detained by Police for Kissing White Husband?

Los Angeles-based actress Danielle Watts, best known for her roles as Coco in Django Unchained, says she was handcuffed and detained by police after refusing to produce ID when no charges or reasons for suspicion …

Ronald Reagan Didn’t Like How Roots Portrayed White People
September 8, 2014 – 4:02 pm | 2 Comments
Ronald Reagan Didn’t Like How <i>Roots</i> Portrayed White People

A popular historian of the conservative movement has uncovered an interesting and timely tidbit: conservative icon President Ronald Reagan did not like the (near) universally loved TV mini-series Roots. The Great Communicator apparently found the …

Drew Carey Offers Reward for “Ice Bucket Challenge” Assault on Autistic Boy
September 7, 2014 – 2:58 pm | No Comment
Drew Carey Offers Reward for “Ice Bucket Challenge” Assault on Autistic Boy

Actor, comedian, and TV host Drew Carey has offered $10,000 to anyone who helps police apprehend the people behind a disturbing prank against an autistic boy.
In the incident, students from a Cleveland-area high school dumped …

New Massive Dinosaur Discovered, “Feared Nothing”
September 5, 2014 – 12:31 pm | One Comment
New Massive Dinosaur Discovered, “Feared Nothing”

Tyrannosaurus Rex might have been king, but a newly-discovered species of dinosaur reportedly dwarfs the most famous dinosaur. Dreadnoughtus schrani is believed to have been 85 feet long, and weighed 65 tons.
The paleontologist who led the effort …

All-Clear Given At Fort Lee, Virginia After Shooter Situation
August 25, 2014 – 11:08 am | No Comment
All-Clear Given At Fort Lee, Virginia After Shooter Situation

An army base is returning to normal this morning after it was briefly locked down due to a reported active shooter situation. Details are sparse out of Fort Lee in Virginia, but no casualties are …

Earthquake Strikes Northern California
August 24, 2014 – 9:50 am | No Comment
Earthquake Strikes Northern California

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit Northern California early this morning. It was the strongest quake in the area since 1989.
The earthquake was centered 3 miles northwest of the American Canyon, a Napa County city that is …

#EricGarner: Staten Island Protests Go Peacfully
August 23, 2014 – 3:50 pm | One Comment
#EricGarner: Staten Island Protests Go Peacfully

Thousands of demonstrators marched through Staten Island today to urge police reform in the wake of the death of Eric Garner. Garner, an asthmatic, was killed on July 17 as police placed him in an …

John Oliver Tears Into Police Militarization
August 18, 2014 – 11:40 am | 2 Comments

The media landscape is already saturated with pundits ranting about the death of Michael Brown, and you’ve probably already seen too many videos of it today; but ever since his show Last Week Tonight debuted …

Watch Melissa Harris-Perry’s Tribute To Unarmed Black Men Killed By Police
August 18, 2014 – 10:17 am | 2 Comments
Watch Melissa Harris-Perry’s Tribute To Unarmed Black Men Killed By Police

“Unarmed.”
That’s the key word that MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry uses when naming some of the African-American men who have been killed by police.
“Unarmed.”
It’s a tribute that comes in the wake of the shooting death of 18-year-old …

Ferguson Protests Erupt Again Despite Curfew
August 17, 2014 – 1:42 pm | One Comment
Ferguson Protests Erupt Again Despite Curfew

Seven people were arrested and one man was shot on the first night that Missouri State Highway Patrol officers attempted to enforce a state-imposed curfew on Ferguson, Missouri. After protests and looting quieted during the …

Officer In Michael Brown Shooting Identified
August 15, 2014 – 10:38 am | No Comment
Officer In Michael Brown Shooting Identified

At a press conference today, the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown was identified as Darren Wilson.
Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson described Wilson as a six-year veteran of the force who had never been …

Missouri Cops Kill Unarmed African American 18-Year-Old; Retaliation Promised By Hacktivists
August 11, 2014 – 3:42 pm | No Comment
Missouri Cops Kill Unarmed African American 18-Year-Old; Retaliation Promised By Hacktivists

Another day, another young, unarmed African American male gunned down by police. It’s becoming so commonplace that our society is slowly becoming numb to it.
The latest in police brutality comes courtesy of Ferguson, Missouri police, …

Man Accidentally Kills Self Taking Gun Selfie
August 4, 2014 – 12:31 pm | No Comment
Man Accidentally Kills Self Taking Gun Selfie

A Mexican man is dead after a gun went off while he posed with it pointing at his head. Oscar Otero Aguilar was 21.
The man’s Facebook page shows numerous photos of Aguilar posing with women …

Florida Police Officers Revealed As KKK Members
July 21, 2014 – 6:09 pm | No Comment
Florida Police Officers Revealed As KKK Members

Two members of a small local Florida police force are out of jobs this week after federal and state investigations found they were members of the Klu Klux Klan. Deputy Chief David Borst resigned and …

VIDEO: President Obama Offered Legal Marijuana In Denver
July 9, 2014 – 12:25 pm | No Comment
VIDEO: President Obama Offered Legal Marijuana In Denver

Barack Obama, the current Commander-in-Chief and president of these United States, was legally offered marijuana this week. Obama was visiting Colorado, where recreational marijuana was legalized recently.
“Do you want to take a hit of this?” …

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