Jeff Sessions
News & Politics

It Be Your Own Boss: Trump Bashes AG Jeff Sessions on Twitter

President Trump reached a new low on Wednesday when one of his own staffers became the target of one of his Twitter tirades. On Wednesday morning, Trump publicly criticized the manner in which Attorney General Jeff Sessions is choosing to carry out a federal investigation. Sessions reportedly recruited Inspector General Michael Horowitz, who was sworn in under the Obama

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Trolls Are Pretending White People Were Assaulted at ‘Black Panther’ Screenings

There’s no won’t in White. Hours after the dreadfully long-awaited Black Panther premiere, a number of trolls began an attempt to detract from our gloriously Black moment. BuzzFeed reports a number of social media users pretended “black youths” and “black thugs” were assaulting White people during screenings of the Marvel film which premiered Thursday night. The

Students at Ron Clark Academy
Arts & Entertainment

Students Freak Out After Learning They’ll Be Seeing ‘Black Panther’ [VIDEO]

Students at Ron Clark Academy were elated, to say the least, upon learning they’d all be seeing the highly-buzzed about Black Panther film. The founder of the Atlanta school Ron Clark posted a video of the middle school students after they discovered they’d all be seeing the acclaimed movie with one another. One student commemorates the moment

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Pretty Girls Won’t Get it: The Crucifixion of Leslie Jones

Not enough people talk about the experience of being subjectively attractive. It’s a strange, confusing and often disheartening existence. Sometimes, you’re given unsolicited and damn-near traumatizing feedback on your sex appeal or lack thereof. On other, rarer occasions, you feel desirable enough to believe your yearnings for romance will yield more than a masochistic venture. There may be entire support groups for White

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Black Trump Aide Goes After April Ryan on Twitter

It appears as if we were so caught up in our disdain for former Trump communications director Omarosa Manigault that we’ve overlooked another of his Uncle Tom-ish aides. Top HUD official Lynne Patton entered the spotlight on Wednesday after referring to veteran White House reporter April Ryan as “Miss Piggy” after the two engaged in a

Statue Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unveiled Outside Of Georgia Capitol
Culture & Black Life

Twitter Gathers Celebrities to Reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.

As the world prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s passing, Twitter is gathering some of the world’s most influential people and celebrities to share their thoughts on the man who changed the world. The social networking site is encouraging famous people to shed light on his work, legacy and his

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Bernice King Condemns Newsweek for Disrespectful MLK Photo

The daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was flabbergasted Monday morning after Newsweek posted a distasteful photo of the civil rights icon. The 85-year-old publication posted a photo of MLK in a casket with the caption: “Has anybody here seen my old friend Martin?” “Whites, it must frankly be said, are not putting in a

Arts & Entertainment

Twitter Can’t Handle Tina Lawson’s Instagram Rawness

Tina Lawson’s “corny joke time” videos have occupied one of the few fairly innocent spaces of Instagram since May–until now. On Friday, Beyoncé’s mama got a little risque when it came to one of  her signature videos. “Why does Santa have his sack so full?” Ms. Lawson asks. Wait for it …   “Because he only comes once a

Culture & Black Life

#ChurchToo Hashtag Emerges in Light of Sexual Assault Claims

We have heard of the #MeToo campaign, but now the #ChurchToo hashtag has emerged where those who have been sexually assaulted by members of the cloth are speaking out. TIME reports that Hannah Paasch and Emily Joy kicked off the hashtag, which prompted Twitter users to share their stories of sexual abuse experienced in the

Culture & Black Life

Sammy Sosa Debuts Recent Photo, Causes Social Media Frenzy

Sammy Sosa looks well …different. Recent images of the 48-year-old former baseball player in London surfaced on the internet and let’s just say … well we’re not really sure what to say. It appears that Sammy Sosa has become the new Michael Jackson. Kind of creepy. #darktolight — Brent Parks (@BrentwParks) November 7, 2017