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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 | No 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 | One Comment

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?” …

Crumbs Bake Shop Closes All Locations With One-Day Notice
July 8, 2014 – 10:49 am | No Comment
Crumbs Bake Shop Closes All Locations With One-Day Notice

The mighty cupcake has fallen. Crumbs Bake Shop, a New York-based chain that once represented the height of the national cupcake trend, announced on Monday that it was closing all of its shops at the …

7 Injured In Bourbon Street Shooting
June 29, 2014 – 10:14 am | No Comment
7 Injured In Bourbon Street Shooting

Seven people were injured in a shooting on New Orlean’s Bourbon Street early this morning. The area is a popular hangout for tourists.
The shots rang out around 2:45am on the 700 block of the popular …

Pope Francis Excommunicates The Mafia
June 21, 2014 – 5:33 pm | No Comment
Pope Francis Excommunicates The Mafia

Pope Francis this week declared unequivocally that members of the Mafia are excommunicated from the Catholic Church. The statement came as the pontiff visited with the father of a 3-year-old boy slain by ongoing drug …

Dave Grohl “Roaming Around” White House, Meets Medal of Honor Winner
June 21, 2014 – 1:23 pm | No Comment
Dave Grohl “Roaming Around” White House, Meets Medal of Honor Winner

More evidence that Dave Grohl is the coolest human being on the planet: the Foo Fighters lead singer was apparently discovered just “hanging out” at the White House this week, and snapped a photo with …

Jeremy Meeks “Handsome” Mugshot Goes Viral
June 20, 2014 – 12:45 pm | No Comment
Jeremy Meeks “Handsome” Mugshot Goes Viral

An alleged Northern California gang member is the newest celebrity on the Web. Jeremy Meeks was arrested this week on weapons and gang charges; when his mugshot was posted on the Facebook page of the …

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